This is a great article that I don't believe was ever posted.
A great read, thanks, and well stated :-)
posted on 09/28/2003 11:46:12 PM PDT
("Big government sounds too much like sluggish socialism."......Arnold Schwarzenegger)
Acutally to continue, in European usage of the term liberals are what we would call either conservatives or libertarians. This is, I believe, the same source for the usage of the term "liberal economy" the author mentions.
Sometimes, one will also hear the term "liberal-conservative" to describe such beliefs used in Europe.
For all its rhetoric, the left wants conformity, not diversity, and oppression, not freedom. That's why "Liberals"/leftists cannot be truthful. If they were they would betray the covert values of the left. If they were truthful, they wouldn't be "Liberals"/leftists in the first place.
In fact their chosen appellation is itself a deception. "Liberalism" has nothing to do with leberalism, freedom, freedom of thought, or liberty. It is an Orwellian paradox that means its opposite--like "Love is hate", "War is peace", "Freedom is slavery".
posted on 09/29/2003 1:26:31 AM PDT
by Savage Beast
(The American Heartland--the Spirit of Flight 93)
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