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What is a Conservative?
What is a Conservative?By Peter Andrew ConservativeAmerican.org People toss around terms like liberal and conservative, but do we all know what these terms mean? What does a conservative American believe? What does it mean to be conservative? Why should we support conservatives? Many people think of “conservative” as a dirty word, almost a fringe element of politics, thanks to a few goofballs in the public and a whole bunch of democrats in the media. Let’s set the record straight. Conservatives are not mean. Conservatives don’t hate other people based on race, sexual orientation or religion. Conservatives don’t want to convert everyone to Christianity or force God on anyone. Conservatives believe things you believe. We share your values. Like you, we think the United States of America is the greatest nation on earth. So what does it mean to be conservative? Below is a list of 14 core values of conservatives. You might be surprised to learn you are a conservative afterall! *What the Conservative American believes in, values we share with you:
– not just eliminating scheduled spending increases, but finding
failing and unnecessary government programs to eliminate completely,
perhaps even eliminating entire federal departments. Fiscal
responsibility. * Less Government Regulation –
Government needs to find ways to help employers, not hinder their
ability to succeed. Unnecessary laws should be eliminated. “Government
is not the answer to our problems, government is the problem.” – Ronald
Reagan * The Strongest Military in the World – the best people, technology, strategies and equipment providing peace through strength and wisdom. Providing security for our nation and our people. * Honoring the Military – most pay levels for the military are substantially out of date and too low. This is one area where the... Read the rest of point 5 and the other 9 core values of conservatives at: http://conservativeamerican.org/conservatives/what-is-a-conservative/ We always welcome your feedback and opinions!