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Conservatives Donít Need New Ideas, They Need to Implement the Old Ones
Townhall.com ^ | June 3, 2014 | Cathy Reisenwitz

Posted on 06/03/2014 6:16:13 AM PDT by Kaslin

On the heels of the Bloomberg piece entitled

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1 posted on 06/03/2014 6:16:13 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
Ronald Reagan 1980 Republican National Convention Acceptance Address

Never before in our history have Americans been called upon to face three grave threats to our very existence, any one of which could destroy us. We face a disintegrating economy, a weakened defense, and an energy policy based on the sharing of scarcity.
2 posted on 06/03/2014 6:34:18 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Kaslin

Good stuff!

‘Subsidies and regulations don’t hurt everyone. They hurt the middle class by raising prices. But they help the rich. Bankers, lenders, schools, realtors are all “helped” tremendously by artificially high prices, demand boosts, and regulatory capture.

‘The easiest and most profitable thing for Republican Congresscritters to do is to continue offering big business the perks they’ve come to know and love, and appease the middle class by offering them tax breaks and handouts to help ease the pain. [...]

‘Pretend to help, but make sure everything that is keeping Americans down stays mostly in place.

‘These recommendations are new ways to implement the oldest trick in the book: crony capitalism masquerading as “pro-business” and “helping the middle class.”’


3 posted on 06/03/2014 6:34:36 AM PDT by ConservingFreedom (A goverrnment strong enough to impose your standards is strong enough to ban them.)
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Freedom, self-reliance and accountability will never be obsolete.


4 posted on 06/03/2014 6:39:21 AM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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In the perverse world of human nature, the old ideas ARE the new ideas! There’s nothing new about wealth redistribution or bureaucratic tyranny or collectivist fascism. Those are at least as old as Marx, Hindenburg, and Stalin, respectively. And the bong-inspired kumbaya liberalism that is the hallmark of the “modern” and “progressive” Democratic Party is a shopworn relic from the Age of Aquarius.

The NEW ideas are smaller government, individual freedom, and solid morality. Which, paradoxically, are the virtues that conservatives have been trying to preserve for decades.


5 posted on 06/03/2014 6:50:21 AM PDT by IronJack
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There’s nothing new about wealth redistribution or bureaucratic tyranny or collectivist fascism.

Those are at least as old as Marx, Hindenburg, and Stalin, respectively. And the bong-inspired kumbaya liberalism that is the hallmark of the “modern” and “progressive” Democratic Party is a shopworn relic..

You're right IronJack... insightful reply.

6 posted on 06/03/2014 7:34:26 AM PDT by GOPJ (ObamaCare - like buying a pig in a poke...)
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This article does not address what I consider the Leaning Domino, Amnesty!

When that domino falls, its over, after that there will never be new ideas, no Constitutional restoration, just continued doubling down of communism.


7 posted on 06/03/2014 9:04:04 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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