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housewolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:23 AM
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Traditional Liberalists = cons, progressives, rad liberals & libertarians
Wow! This is REALLY interesting....


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Traditional Liberalists = conservatives, progressives, radical liberals & libertarians
by Tom Kertes
Thu Jan 27th, 2005 at 22:10:50 PST


Right now it makes sense for every American who supports traditional liberalism to join together in opposition to theocrats, and neo-conservatives, and corporate Democrats. This coalition should unite in support of the constitutional system of our government, of limiting military action to defense, and in opposition of imperial pursuits.

Traditional liberalism should become a united force to protect the American republic, and the reasons for why this is important should be made explicit. By making "saving the republic" explicit, we can put aside our differences as we unite to oppose the neo-conservative takeover (and threat) to representative government in the United States.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2005/1/28/11050/6031


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idlisambar Donating Member (916 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:29 AM
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1. On social issues such an alliance may be possible
Edited on Fri Jan-28-05 02:29 AM by idlisambar
On economic issues it would be very difficult.
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Cats Against Frist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:41 AM
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2. I've been saying this for a long time
When people are like, "the Democratic party should move left/right," I always say that we should get more "radical" or "libertarian" and join forces with libertarians and old-school Republicans.

But, of course, that somehow offends someone's pet ideology, and it usually gets ignored.

Maybe when the Bill of Rights is COMPLETELY destroyed, and every son or daughter, at the age of 18 has to do compulsory "democracy spreading" tours in a foreign war zone, someone will listen.
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