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The American Mind: Charles Kesler Interviewing Francis Fukuyama: The Final Form of Human Government

At risk of sounding insulting, wasn’t Frank Fukuyama a Neoconservative 10-15 years ago and one of the big backers of the Iraq War? I liked his first line about “democracy will only survive if the people want democracy.” I just wish he believed and wrote about that during and before the Iraq War. 353 more words

Economic Freedom

The American Mind: Video: Charles Kesler Interviewing William Voegeli: Ending The Welfare State

This blog has already laid out why it is against the negative income tax. Handing people who up to this point at least haven’t been responsible with their lives in too many cases to the point not they are jobless and on public assistance is not a good idea and a bad taxpayer investment. 587 more words

Education

The American Mind: Video: Compassionate Conservatism: Charles Kesler Interviewing William Voegeli

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This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress

Before I almost sound like I’m speaking in favor of George W. Bush a man I was proud to vote against twice for president, I just want to say that if I was a Conservative and if I was a Conservative it would have to be the real thing and more Rand Paul/Barry Goldwater and not a Neoconservative or someone on the Religious-Right, but if I was actually a Conservative I would be insulted by the term compassionate conservative. 311 more words

Conservatives

The American Mind: Video: Compassionate Conservatism: Charles Kesler Interviewing William Voegeli

Before I almost sound like I’m speaking in favor of George W. Bush a man I was proud to vote against twice for president, I just want to say that if I was a Conservative and if I was a Conservative it would have to be the real thing and more Rand Paul/Barry Goldwater and not a Neoconservative or someone on the Religious-Right, but if I was actually a Conservative I would be insulted by the term compassionate conservative. 311 more words

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