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To: inPhase
Balderdash.

As the article clearly points out, the term neoconservative as it is thrown about by people (apparently such as you) has no meaning.

There is no commonality of background, beliefs, or any other defining characteristic.

The old neoconservative movement was quite different than what the term now indicates. The current term doesn't seem to mean anything other than "hawk" or "someone the left and the paleocons don't like".

Some 'neocons' were liberals 10+ years ago. Many people derisively labelled 'neocons' today never have been.

8 posted on 09/28/2003 5:31:52 PM PDT by William McKinley
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To: William McKinley
Bump!
11 posted on 09/28/2003 5:35:47 PM PDT by elbucko
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To: William McKinley
Neocons hang out together, main interest Israel. That is my opinion. They belong to the party of re-election also my opinion. The following is general, typical reading in the press, whether truth, untruth or opinion.

The ruling "cabal" refers to at least OSD's Perle, Wolf, Feith, Cambone. What I read and noted is typical,
e.g.,

http://washingtontimes.com/commentary/20030923-093039 9601r.htm

snippet

"...the armchair strategists whose knowledge of the Arab world didn;t match their Israeli expertise, had not thought through the Iraq war scenario betond the victory march through Bagdad..."

This is from the Washington Times not the Post.
28 posted on 09/28/2003 5:56:32 PM PDT by inPhase
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To: William McKinley
Irving Kristol defined Neo-Cons as Liberals who were "mugged by reality" and changed course about 180 degrees.
35 posted on 09/28/2003 5:59:50 PM PDT by Helms ("Nietzsche's critique of ressentiment - the "self-poisoned mind" - fits Islam like a glove")
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To: William McKinley
So, would you describe paleocons as non-interventionists, protectionists, closed borders types?
108 posted on 09/28/2003 7:27:01 PM PDT by Luis Gonzalez ("As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide." - Abraham Lincoln)
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