A Canadian conservative is one who believes in limited government and that the government should stay out of our wallets and out of our bedrooms.
Remember how the Left beat Bush half to death over the Patriot Act? Now here these hypocrites are taking that law to insane limits. And since they and the IRS appear to be such busy-bodies, there's no telling what inane purpose they've contrived to justify their actions.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
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Now he's acting like a Fascist. Why are you supporting Fascism? Explain yourself.My job this morning is to be so persuasive...that a light will shine through that window, a beam of light will come down upon you, you will experience an epiphany, and you will suddenly realize that you must go to the polls and vote for Barack," he told a crowd of about 300 Ivy Leaguers--and, by the looks of it, a handful of locals who managed to gain access to what was supposed to be a students-only event.
For one thing, under an Obama presidency, Americans will be able to leave behind the era of George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and "wiretaps without warrants," he said.
I would hope at some point we who lean right and left which have a problem with this could put our partisanship aside and band together against things like this. Unfortunately, there's too much knee-jerk to criticisms of Bush and Obama. Both are in the wrong here, and there's nothing wrong with criticizing someone you may ideology agree with most of the time when they do something you clearly find wrong.
One who makes himself a worm cannot complain when tread upon.