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The Trouble With Conservatives

The Trouble With Conservatives
by Jacob G. Hornberger
by Jacob G. Hornberger

The trouble with conservatives is that they fail to live the principles of freedom that they expound. The problem, however, is not simply that conservatives set high standards and then fail to meet them after striving to do so. The problem is that conservatives expound standards that they knowingly and deliberately violate.

Consider, for example, the mission statement of the Heritage Foundation, arguably the premier conservative think tank in America:

To formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.
These words, or some variation of them, are embraced not only by the Heritage Foundation but also by every other conservative think tank and conservativ


Added: Mar-21-2009 
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