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Machiavelli's Liberal Republican Legacy

Machiavelli's Liberal Republican Legacy

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To them, religious freedom means being able to make society adhere by their doctrines, and any push back against that is their rights being taken away, rather than other people’s rights being granted. Between the mid-seventeenth centuries the liberals fought chiefly against oppression and misuses of power. Appealed to the glories of the ancient Roman Empire by invoking the fasces—an axe in the center of a bundle of rods all fastened together to symbolize strength that comes from unity.

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The Long Distance Runner: Obama's wounding of the

The Long Distance Runner: Obama's wounding of the

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Supreme Court cases often raise multiple issues that permit different ideological perspectives. But most important, they serve as badges of identification with our important social groups, reinforcing our sense of belonging to a social community. Gallup measures political ideology by asking Americans to say whether their political views are very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal. This aspect of progressivism -- support for regulation of private industry -- is what distinguishes the ideology from mainstream liberalism, according to David Sirota.

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Death of the Liberal Class

Death of the Liberal Class

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Constitution changed all that, was authoritarian, telling people what to believe, how to believe, and how to live. Wade legalized abortion, many religious advocates came forth and began speaking out for the ‘right to life’ of an unborn child. As he put it to me: "If you had called me four years ago and said, 'What is your view on whether Republicans and Democrats have different brains?' I would have said no."

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Bushworld: Enter At Your Own Risk

Bushworld: Enter At Your Own Risk

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The notion that it is inefficient is absolute rubbish. And that's exactly what Republicans need to do. Our values, the importance or worth that we attach to things, people, and events, typically informed by our world view. Ecological exploitation has become the de facto standard, contributing to the illusion of self-subsistence provided by modern society. He goes on to say what, surely, conservatives all over the world see as the threat of liberal politics: that the masses cannot direct their own personal existence.

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Red is the New Black: How Women Can Fashion a More Powerful

Red is the New Black: How Women Can Fashion a More Powerful

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In the case of professors, the typecasting is that it is a job for liberals. The wealth they generated and the professions they filled were far more important than the political role they were allowed by tradition and law to play. He first argues that liberalism seeks to remove all moral and philisophical perceptions from the public sphere, then argues in his next paragraph that: "liberals uphold equality as the highest good".

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Richard Rorty's Politics: Liberalism at the End of the

Richard Rorty's Politics: Liberalism at the End of the

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The continuous working of the prophetic tradition of the Old Testament and the salvationary tradition of the mystery religions and of early Christianity have provided a set of cultural dispositions which have been recurrently activated in the course of the Christian era in the West. When something clashes with our vision of how things should be, we look immediately for the flaws. The research, described in the book The Authoritarian Personality, has become a classic in social psychology (Adorno, Frenkel-Brunswik, Levinson, & Sanford, 1950).

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The UN Gang: A Memoir of Incompetence, Corruption,

The UN Gang: A Memoir of Incompetence, Corruption,

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This proposition is by no means novel; it has long been one of the commonplaces of popular opinion. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. At present China one of the few Communist countries left in the world has taken a less concrete approach on her beliefs. I really do believe they would be ostracized from their family. This means that states working multilaterally have to work towards ensuring the best conditions for market to function. * Linked to this, neo-liberals have no qualms with enforcing the market through legislation. * The state must not interfere with the running of the market full stop.

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Blue Collar Conservatives: Recommitting to an America That

Blue Collar Conservatives: Recommitting to an America That

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Liberals are just wastoid,, lazy, stinky, hippies, and the message of the sixties was let's get loaded and party. 2. It is the job of the government (state) to help solve social ills and to protect the civil liberties of all. In fact, conservative Christians frequently claim that their own Christian scriptures are the philosophical and historical basis for America's political liberties. We may not be able to verify its truthfulness beyond reasonable limits in real life, but the beauty of a hypothetical exercise is that we can assert predicates and assumptions with total certainty.

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The liberal politics of John Locke,

The liberal politics of John Locke,

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And environment, he said, is a far more plausible explanation. Education affects issue beliefs, but appears to be independent of party identification. The Alliance parties spent the following eight months in lengthy negotiations over merger; the new party’s constitution and even its name both proved to be subjects of sometimes bitter controversy. For certain analytic purposes the similarities among these ideologies are of primary interest, while for other purposes the differences require sharper focus. [See Caudillismo; Falangism; Fascism; National socialism .] Within the left, too, are ordinarily included a wide range of ideologies.

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Playing President: Up Close with Nixon, Carter, Reagan, Bush

Playing President: Up Close with Nixon, Carter, Reagan, Bush

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Currently, conservatives and Republicans politically are more likely to be conservatives religiously – but there is nothing logically tying these two positions together, and indeed this relationship has varied through time. There has never before been this long a period of stagnation in US history. There are those who argue that terrorism is basically a communications strategy. Sometimes that is asking too much of the significant section of the populace that are low-information voters and/or are susceptible to manipulation, fear-mongering, bigot-baiting.

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