what is conservatism

An illustration of ideologies

This morning, I went for a run around the neighborhood. I was on a really nice trail tucked against the side of a really nice neighborhood. Toward the end of the trail, I had to cross a very busy four-lane road to get to my house. When I got to the light and walk path, I had a few options. I could press the “walk” button and wait for all the lights to change, stop all the cars, and then go, or I could just go on my own. It was 5:30am, and there weren’t many cars on the…

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So many “liberals” are conservatives

One of the reasons I started this site is because of my frustration with hearing people vote for Democrats and tell me they’re liberal, but then when I hear them talk about issues, they’re obviously conservative. After decades of hearing liberals constantly rant on about how conservatives are racist, sexist, homophobic, uncaring rich bigots, most people listen to that and think, “I’m none of those things, so I’m certainly not a conservative. I must be a liberal.” (This is an unfortunate result of the Republican Party Marketing Department, the worst marketing department in the history of marketing, not having…

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