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Conservative movement his dead (Him new, please welcome us fine site)
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | 10-5-2005 | Joseph Farah

Posted on 10/04/2005 10:15:02 AM PDT by ListwanFarmer

Conservative movement is dead

Posted: October 4, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern

© 2005 WorldNetDaily.com

I hereby officially pronounce the conservative movement dead.

May it rest in peace.

It was killed by its faith in men, not principles – men like George W. Bush.

The appointments of John Roberts as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and Harriet Miers as associate justice serve as the epitaphs for the political movement.

But even before these betrayals, conservatism was on life support.

It could not have survived the irresponsible spending by the Republican Congress, approved by the president during the last five years.

The conservative movement, in the best of times, represented a defensive effort to slow the trend toward unconstitutional, unlimited, centralized, Washington-based government.

Today, it represents, at best, only the hope of a slightly slower trend toward socialism and tyranny.

Let me state this plainly, as I do in my new updated, paperback edition of "Taking America Back": If Republicans filled every seat in the U.S. Congress and maintained control of the presidency, unconstitutional government would continue in Washington unchecked.

The confirmation of that fact came last week when former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay explained there was absolutely no place to cut the bloated federal budget. He said Republicans had done such a good job reining in government spending over the last decade, there was no fat left.

For those who still revere and love the U.S. Constitution, freedom and the goal of self-government, the death of the conservative movement might seem like a bad thing. I would submit to you it may be a necessary development to restoring the American Dream.

As long as the totality of political alternatives for the American people are represented by the Republicans and Democrats, conservatives and liberals, the drift away from the unique founding principles of American sovereignty and liberty will inevitably continue.

Quite frankly, it's time for some new creative thinking among Americans who still value what made America great.

No amount of defensive wrangling will be enough to preserve or restore our free republic.

It's time to think outside the box. It's time to exercise some courage and boldness. It's time to realize no war is won fighting defensively – trying in vain to hold on to old turf with no attempt to win new turf. It's time for freedom-lovers to reframe their political objectives. It's time to set goals for expanding liberty and morality, not just beating back relentless attempts to rob us of them.

Are you looking for new strategies, new tactics? Do you see that conservatism has only lost ground for the last 17 years? Do you understand we need to do more than work to elect politicians to represent us in Washington? Do you agree that the corruption of our system now runs too deep?

This may sound alarmist to some: But, at this point in history, Americans are less free than we were under the Crown of England.

Do any of us have the courage and convictions of our Founders? How many of us are willing to risk our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor for the cause of freedom today?

That is my challenge to you today.

We can complain about out-of-control government for the rest of our lives. We can continue to watch our liberty slip away. We can leave our children and grandchildren a society far worse off than the one which we inherited from our parents and grandparents. Or we stand up to the tyranny, get organized, set goals for expanding freedom, reclaiming ground robbed from us and set about rebuilding that shining city on a hill.


TOPICS: Government
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I am sad to say I agree with every word of this article.
1 posted on 10/04/2005 10:15:05 AM PDT by ListwanFarmer
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To: ListwanFarmer; Owl_Eagle
Welcome.

IBTZ?

2 posted on 10/04/2005 10:16:13 AM PDT by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (People too weak to follow their own dreams, will always find a way to discourage yours.)
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To: ListwanFarmer; Admin Moderator

Okay, enough already.


3 posted on 10/04/2005 10:16:17 AM PDT by RichInOC ("The coffee is strong at Cafe du Monde, the doughnuts are too hot to touch..." Save the Big Greasy!)
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To: ListwanFarmer

wahhhh wah wah


4 posted on 10/04/2005 10:16:26 AM PDT by roylene
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To: ListwanFarmer; Darksheare; King Prout
Farah is a hack and your spelling in the title is atrocious... IBZ
5 posted on 10/04/2005 10:16:48 AM PDT by Americanwolf (I Served proudly.... how dare you tell me I have no convictions...)
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To: ListwanFarmer

World Net Daily: Conservative movement is dead.

Conservative Movement: World Net Daily is dead.


6 posted on 10/04/2005 10:16:54 AM PDT by dfwgator (Flower Mound, TX)
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To: ListwanFarmer

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1496270/posts


7 posted on 10/04/2005 10:17:04 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Carry Daily, Apply Sparingly.)
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To: ListwanFarmer

All your grammar belongs to us his dead.


8 posted on 10/04/2005 10:17:07 AM PDT by Diddle E. Squat ("I'm quitting the GOP! (Again!)" - Eeyore. Join the Self-Annointed Martyr Party!)
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To: ListwanFarmer
Well, if WND says it it must be so.

After all, they were right about Y2K causing the collapse of the US economy.

9 posted on 10/04/2005 10:17:21 AM PDT by wideawake (God bless our brave troops and their Commander-in-Chief)
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To: ListwanFarmer

dupe

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1496194/posts


10 posted on 10/04/2005 10:17:43 AM PDT by flashbunny
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To: ListwanFarmer

I hereby officially pronounce the conservative movement dead.

May it rest in peace.

It was killed by its faith in men, not principles – men like George W. Bush.



Joseph Farah is a f*cking loon. No one man can destroy the conservative movement, we are still here! We have just been sorely disappointed by those we trusted. He might say the Republicrat movement is dying...but we conservatives are in fine health.


11 posted on 10/04/2005 10:18:55 AM PDT by trubluolyguy (I am conservative. That is NOT the same thing as Republican. Don't place party over principle.)
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To: ListwanFarmer

Republicans are big spending politicians, too? *SHOCKING!*


12 posted on 10/04/2005 10:19:08 AM PDT by Lunatic Fringe (North Texas Solutions http://ntxsolutions.com)
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To: ListwanFarmer
I am sad to say I agree with every word of this article.

Sure you are, sport.

Welcome to FreeRepublic!

13 posted on 10/04/2005 10:19:48 AM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: ListwanFarmer

Well now that Joseph Farah has spoken and declared that it's all hopeless I guess it's time to go jump in front of a truck.


14 posted on 10/04/2005 10:20:45 AM PDT by sydbas
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To: dfwgator
World Net Daily: Conservative movement is dead. Conservative Movement: World Net Daily is dead.

A big, "AMEN!" to THAT! :)

15 posted on 10/04/2005 10:21:14 AM PDT by Chena (I'm not young enough to know everything)
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To: ListwanFarmer
I am sad to say I agree with every word of this article.

Bull pucky.

16 posted on 10/04/2005 10:22:15 AM PDT by Chena (I'm not young enough to know everything)
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To: sydbas

Its always hopeless with Farah, he thrives on fear and despair. He is a big drag and a moron.


17 posted on 10/04/2005 10:22:33 AM PDT by fizziwig
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To: ListwanFarmer

I will give up conservatism when they pry it from my cold dead fingers.


18 posted on 10/04/2005 10:22:36 AM PDT by stoney
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To: stoney

Either I am IBTZ, or our all-knowing mods think this isn't a troll....or we get to PLAY!!


19 posted on 10/04/2005 10:24:09 AM PDT by Politicalmom (Ignorance is a condition. Stupidity is a strategy.)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

his dead iJm


20 posted on 10/04/2005 10:24:16 AM PDT by rattrap
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To: ListwanFarmer

I think this attitude is ridiculous. We won't know how either Roberts or Miers will perform for at least another couple of years. Don't bemoan the end of conservatism until we get the results.


21 posted on 10/04/2005 10:24:29 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: ListwanFarmer

I don't.


22 posted on 10/04/2005 10:25:34 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Official RKBA Landscaper and Arborist, Duchess of Green Leafy Things)
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To: ListwanFarmer

Dear ListwanFarmer


I am sad to say I agree that every word of this article has been posted before and the author is now officially dead.


23 posted on 10/04/2005 10:25:39 AM PDT by woofie (Trying hard to become another Buckhead)
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To: dfwgator

"World Net Daily: Conservative movement is dead.

Conservative Movement: World Net Daily is dead."

Makes one wonder about Farah's weekly/monthly hits.

I removed all of my links to Farah after the 2000 election and his attacks on GW before GW was even sworn in.

Farah and Doug Thompson are poster boys for Back Stabbers.


24 posted on 10/04/2005 10:25:46 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Jamie Gorelick is responsible for more dead Americans(9-11) than those killed in Iraq.)
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To: ListwanFarmer; Darksheare; darkwing104

NB4ZOT


25 posted on 10/04/2005 10:25:56 AM PDT by ARealMothersSonForever (The Land o' Gar (yes I have a gunrack in my truck))
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To: rattrap

But he is not dead yet. The kitties have not welcomed him yet.


26 posted on 10/04/2005 10:26:03 AM PDT by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (People too weak to follow their own dreams, will always find a way to discourage yours.)
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To: Diddle E. Squat

Al Jolson his still dead. How about that?


27 posted on 10/04/2005 10:26:08 AM PDT by RexBeach ("The rest of the world is three drinks behind." -Humphrey Bogart)
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To: ListwanFarmer

IBTZ? You signed up today to post this?!


28 posted on 10/04/2005 10:26:26 AM PDT by P-Chan Penny (Eat a toad for breakfast.... it's the worst thing that will happen to you all day!)
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To: Admin Moderator

Can we have fire now?


29 posted on 10/04/2005 10:27:20 AM PDT by najida (The internet is for kids grown up-- Where else could you have 10,000 imaginary friends?)
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To: trubluolyguy
No one man can destroy the conservative movement, we are still here!

Yes, we conservatives aren't dead; we just aren't moving much of late.

30 posted on 10/04/2005 10:27:27 AM PDT by kevao
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To: ListwanFarmer

This is about zombies right?


31 posted on 10/04/2005 10:27:45 AM PDT by avg_freeper (Gunga galunga. Gunga, gunga galunga)
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To: Admin Moderator

Excellent edit on the title!


32 posted on 10/04/2005 10:28:18 AM PDT by Hoodlum91
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To: ListwanFarmer

Oh brother


33 posted on 10/04/2005 10:28:39 AM PDT by tiredoflaundry (I'm still making up my mind about Harriet.)
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To: Admin Moderator
We were pronounced dead in 1964, what Happened? AUH2O.
34 posted on 10/04/2005 10:29:29 AM PDT by Little Bill (A 37%'r, a Red Spot on a Blue State, rats are evil.)
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To: ListwanFarmer

Finally!!! I'm in before the Zot!!!!


35 posted on 10/04/2005 10:30:06 AM PDT by acad1228 (Free The West Memphis Three!!!)
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To: All



36 posted on 10/04/2005 10:30:06 AM PDT by tiredoflaundry (I'm still making up my mind about Harriet.)
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To: ListwanFarmer

37 posted on 10/04/2005 10:30:26 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (It took 6 grand juries to indict Tom Delay. That's 5 more than it takes to indict a ham sandwich.)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

Not only has this been posted about a half a dozen times, this troll can't even post, spell or even get the grammar right in the original title. Government schools or lack thereof?


38 posted on 10/04/2005 10:31:01 AM PDT by poobear (Imagine a world of liberal silence!)
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To: acad1228

"Finally!!! I'm in before the Zot!!!!"

Me too!


39 posted on 10/04/2005 10:31:21 AM PDT by jimbergin
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To: ListwanFarmer
Wow, no ZOT yet... Kitty is surprised.
40 posted on 10/04/2005 10:31:31 AM PDT by P-Chan Penny (Eat a toad for breakfast.... it's the worst thing that will happen to you all day!)
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To: ListwanFarmer

clsoest hi've come before the ZTO


41 posted on 10/04/2005 10:32:11 AM PDT by PjhCPA (Armed with what?.....SPITBALLS!!!)
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To: ListwanFarmer

Farah, agenda much!


42 posted on 10/04/2005 10:33:31 AM PDT by airborne (My hero - my nephew! Sean is home! Thank you God!)
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To: ListwanFarmer
This is hugh and very series.

Where's the shower?

43 posted on 10/04/2005 10:33:45 AM PDT by SGCOS
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To: ListwanFarmer

search is your friend newbie


44 posted on 10/04/2005 10:34:02 AM PDT by LynnHam
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To: ListwanFarmer
Correct spelling lends much more credence and weight to what you have to say.

Never mind mispelling the word 'is' in the title of the article.

45 posted on 10/04/2005 10:34:39 AM PDT by DoctorMichael (The Fourth-Estate is a Fifth-Column!)
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To: ListwanFarmer
Trolls are so predictable. IB4TZ


46 posted on 10/04/2005 10:36:09 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Darwinism is a belief in the meaninglessness of existence - R. Kirk)
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To: ListwanFarmer
So There!
47 posted on 10/04/2005 10:36:11 AM PDT by P-Chan Penny (Eat a toad for breakfast.... it's the worst thing that will happen to you all day!)
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To: ListwanFarmer

48 posted on 10/04/2005 10:36:36 AM PDT by TNPatriot (If we aren't the mainstream, why do we nearly control all three branches of Government?)
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To: DoctorMichael
of course search didn't work was misspelled....
ibtz
49 posted on 10/04/2005 10:36:46 AM PDT by LynnHam
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To: Admin Moderator

This is so October 3....


50 posted on 10/04/2005 10:38:04 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty ( 2005, Ravin' Lunatic since 4/98)
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