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I suppose what I would like to see is some common ground on which we can all agree. If an arm of the Government (e.g. the IRS) targets its political enemies then we are ALL diminished in ways that can be irreparable unless we can come together and make sure that Government realizes this is NOT okay. If the first amendment rights of anyone are attacked then we must stand united and say this cannot be conceded. This is one of the reasons that I support so wholeheartedly a supposed liberal leaning organization such as the ACLU despite my personal conservative leanings.
My wife always says I make a terrible conservative because at the end of the day I believe in what is right over what is supposedly a conservative or liberal issue. I don’t have to like what is going on to support my fellow citizen’s right to pursue their own individual liberty and happiness. This means that I support my fellow citizen’s right to bear arms and right to marry whom they choose, regardless of politics and personal opinion, simply because it is the right thing to do.
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This is precisely what I think many Americans feel to some extent and the difference between this and what exists really has created a political void. You know what I'd like to see happen in the 2016 election? A bipartisan Independent ticket of politicians who have common ground on cleaning up the government and the restoration of power to the People, themselves. That would be pretty epic. A girl can dream.