How i could become a Republican again.

About: Just Shelley

source: my comment on Shelley's blog
You know there are two things that the neocons who ended up running our government are pushing: (1) moriality issues - and i totaly agree with you there, and (2) the Bush Doctrine - which you don't mention. I think we need to eradicate both of those from the Republican platform before I (or is that also we?) could feel good about being a Republican (the party of small government) again.
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Mark de LA says
Become a Libertarian instead!

Mark de LA says

Wikipedia: ...

Neoconservatism, Kristol maintains, is not an ideology but a "persuasion," a way of thinking about politics rather than a compendium of principles and axioms.[9]. It is classical rather than romantic in temperament, and practical and antiutopian in policy. One of Kristol's most celebrated quips defines a neoconservative as "a liberal who has been mugged by reality."[10]


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On the death of the so-called grandfather of neoconservatism, Irving Kristol yesterday. OTOH, others use the n-word to slime Republicans such as this article. Something growing out of liberalism is not such a bad idea. I was once a liberal minded college student at UCLA. I outgrew it.  Indeed, outgrowing liberalism is a great idea like stopping smoking or biting one's nails or scratching one's ass in public.

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