posted on Aug, 21 2013 @ 02:50 AM
Originally posted by Hefficide
reply to post by bjax9er
I am a liberal and, no, that is not the ideology I vote for nor is it anywhere near indicative of my mind set.
This seems to be a case of a faux liberal. They are common and have been around for a very long time, particularly in the upper classes of New York.
Very, very rich people who don't have any natural or real liberal leanings, but who toss a few bucks at a few charities to seek to claim the "liberal"
label for when such labels might benefit them.
Exactly, I agree with Heff. There are a lot of those faux liberals, and they like to use intelligence as a class barrier, and look down on the poor
and everything like that. It is sadly heavily prevalent. I have been around them at my liberal arts college...
And I would entirely expect them to let dumb, poor people starve before they let them use up the limited resources left behind after the economic
As my main philosophy is one of humanitarianism and caring for all people in the human race, I find myself to be a solid centrist at the moment.
I'm sure that the traditional Democratic movement is alive and well somewhere, just not in most places. So it's kind of like... well, can we get the
Republican party to start improving the economy as well as finding positive solutions for things like immigration, gays, legalization, the poor and
Hopefully, if other good people with similar values to me get disgusted by the current liberal movement, then more good people will join the
Republican ranks, and add positivism to it. That's kind of where I am looking at the moment.
Some kind of small business, pro-gay, pro-hispanic, pro-black, pro-people, movement on the political right, as it realizes it has to change to keep up
with the times, and accept their new members?
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