Originally posted by JuniorBeauchamp
Originally posted by Skyfloating
We need to stop calling them "liberals". Im a very liberal person...."live and let live", "tolerate a great variety of viewpoints", "love diversity of
cultures". And as a liberal and free-thinking person I cant possibly support the fierce
totalitarian/communistoid/eco-fascist/religion-hating/success-hating monsters calling themselves "liberals" these days.
These certain types of liberals arent "liberal" about anything. They want to have everything controlled, regulated, "made equal", enforced,
collectivized. They run around as PC-thought-police and ostracize anyone who disagrees with them.
We need to stop calling them "liberals". True liberals are people who are easy-going, good-willed and tolerant (not only of minorities, but of
edit on 23-1-2013 by Skyfloating because: (no reason given)
You are correct. Classical liberalism in the tradition of Jefferson, John Lock, Adam Smith, James Madison holds up the God given rights of the
individual, Natural Law, and that the role of government is to protect the liberty of "We the People" not to lord over us in a Big Brother
What are called "liberals" today have more in common with the old style Soviets than Jefferson, Madison, Lock and Adam Smith.
This is true, even though they do not wish to admit it - their ridiculous intolerance of other viewpoints is what makes me not be able to stand their
agenda at the moment.
I'm sure that their intolerance of other viewpoints and bullheadedness will end up going against them at some point, there have been various points in
my life where I have attempted to integrate into the Liberal crowd and been flamed by them for saying something or other.
I'm sure there are other people out there who have had similar experiences.
edit on 28-1-2013 by darkbake because: (no reason given)