Since Nov 21, 1999
Conservatism = real respect for the Constitution and the principles underlying it
Effective Conservatism = the above, coupled with the recognition that politics will sometimes require reasoned compromise
One more thing...Viva Free Republic! I've learned tons from this place over the past six years.
6/2006 -- Moved from TN to AL to work as an electrical engineer in the defense industry.
6/2014 -- Time is flying by...still working as an EE in defense, still love FR.
Bless us and keep us, Lord God Almighty. Have mercy upon us.