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To Defend Conservatives

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 06:29 AM
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People always say that “No one who has a heart can resist being a liberal, and no one who has a brain can avoid being a conservative.”   Whatever side we take will greatly determine how we look at life and how we live our lives. Most people in America want to live in a society that is predominately traditional with strong families, high moral values and belief in a Christian religion of some kind.   This is a conservative point of view.   I support a conservative viewpoint rather than a liberal one because a conservative view fits today’s society much better. A conservative viewpoint with an emphasis on traditional family values, limited social welfare and restrictions on immoral behavior are views that are not as highly valued by liberals as they are by conservatives. Conservatives value and support the traditional family, limited social welfare, and regulations on immoral behaviors as the keys to keeping and preserving our society and the American way of life.




    To begin, conservatives tend to want controls on social welfare. It doesn’t mean that the government doesn’t have compassion for the people.   It means that people who really need assistance should get it but not become dependent on “Uncle Sam” for everything.   Social welfare should encourage people to become self-reliant by encouraging people to get their education or the training necessary to be free from government dependence and become gainfully employed.   This would give people opportunities to work rather than simply receive a monthly check for doing nothing. When people become employed and self-reliant they must depend on themselves and work to survive. Both society and the individual benefits from this because the individual contributes to society rather than takes from it. Taxes are lower because more tax money comes in because more people are working and less tax money goes out in welfare to support people who should be able to support...

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