Skip to comments.It's Liberalism Day -- Real Liberalism, Not The Phony, Authoritarian Kind
Posted on 06/17/2014 11:28:07 AM PDT by reaganaut1
June 16 is Liberalism Day.
Your first thought might well be, Why do we need that? Liberalism is ruining America every day.
Point well taken, but thats because you have absorbed the idea that liberalism means ever-expanding government that takes more and more of our income, spends it on thousands of wasteful special interest programs, and increasingly controls our lives. You think that liberalism means living under the heels of Obama, Pelosi, Reid, and their bureaucratic minions.
There certainly is nothing to celebrate in that.
But that conception of liberalism is an Orwellian perversion: war is peace, freedom is slavery, and now liberalism means omnipotent government. The original ideas of liberalism, dating back to the 17th century, centered on liberating people from the clutches of government quite the opposite of contemporary liberalism.
Liberals wanted to free people from domineering institutions so they could pursue their own happiness and goals. They also understood that free individuals are more productive, more charitable, more innovative, and more inclined to cooperate with others.
(Excerpt) Read more at forbes.com ...
Control Freak Statists love to steal terms and language to use them to manipulate the masses...
Whatever distinction is captured in the excerpt, it’s safe to say that liberals overall, old and new, support abortion, the dissolution of the family, and the homosexual agenda infecting every corner of society. That said, it’s Leftism that is the primary driving force behind the destruction of the Country.
That’s so gay.