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Fowl-Weather Conservatives?


Beware the Republicans in Name Only, who adopt Conservative jargon only when safely out of power

Beware the Republicans in Name Only, who adopt Conservative jargon only when safely out of power, but believe in socialism.

Listening to all the “Obama is a socialist, someone save us from the fascist state” hubbub going on now from the neocon pundits and politicians, you wouldn’t guess that, for six to eight years, the Liberal/Neocon wing of the Republican party controlled all important aspects of government, and acted almost exactly like Obama is now…if anything, worse.

Where were these frauds, when Bush was the one nationalizing banks, passing huge bailouts, expanding regulations to record size, socializing health care, et cetera?

Why are fake Republican pundits suddenly talking Conservative now, when they were talking Liberal then?

Because now they’re out of power. Impotent, they feel safe arguing for the liberty they despise, simply to get back into power…at which point, history says, they would simply expand government faster than the Democrats.

This happened when Nixon replaced Lyndon Johnson. He signed more Great Society bills into law than his predecessor.

The same thing happened with Bush following Clinton; he expanded domestic spending more in any ONE YEAR than Clinton did in an entire four-year term.

His solution to the Katrina disaster?  Throw money at the problem, even when the corrupt Louisiana and New Orleans governments had already been given, for a decade, more Corps of Engineers money per year than the rest of the nation, combined.

When recession hit, or years later depression, both times their “stimulus” packages were Keynesian socialism, even the fake “tax cuts” mostly being socialist tax credits and semi-annual welfare payments disguised as meaningless “rebates” that did not change economic behavior at all.

When Bush crippled our economy with huge new regulatory schemes in health care, shipping, and insurance, these faux-Conservative talking heads were silent, defended him, or even bragged on it.

When he expanded socialized health care more than ever before in US history, with the prescription drug “coverage” that inevitably caused the price of prescription drugs to explode, why were they not screaming “socialism”?

When Bush said that he was banning guns in occupied Baghdad NOT to repress the resistance fighters, but only to “reduce violent crime”, parroting Liberal gun control freaks’ excuses, why did they not scream in horror? Obama has actually spoken more in DEFENSE of the second amendment than either Bush or McCain, and yet they claim he’s trying to confiscate all guns.

Let’s face it, the neocon Liberals in the Republican party leadership, and much of the “Conservative Media”, including talk shows and Fox News, don’t believe a word of what they are now saying. They are, if anything, worse than the Liberal Media…their advocacy expanded government and attacked liberty far more successfully than the Democrats have.

Let’s not get sucked in by their “rebranding” scam.

Like super-Liberal RiNO Bob Dole said, when opposed by all true Conservatives in his 1996 run for the presidency, “if you want a Reagan, Bob Dole can be a Reagan”…to them, it’s all a game of packaging and playing at what true Conservative supporters of  liberty believe.

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June 4, 2009 - Posted by | Economy, Politics | , , , , , , , , , ,

5 Comments »

  1. The above “Alpha Maser” comment is NOT authentic. http://www.maser-media.org. Grow up folks.

    Comment by Alpha Maser | September 18, 2009 | Reply

  2. If you’re going to title it “‘Fowl’ weather Conservatives”, you need more bird references.

    Beyond that, excellent post!

    Comment by Daniel | June 9, 2009 | Reply

  3. There were plenty, from Rush, Hannity, Mike Church, Michael Savage, just not the MSM since they like Bush’s socialism, i.e. Drugs for Senior entitlement, big spending… etc…

    Comment by Alpha Maser | June 5, 2009 | Reply

    • If I recall correctly, Rush, Hannity, and that raving lunatic Savage (whom I would not claim to be representative of anything but how to have a psychotic break) all endorsed Bush in 2004, and defended both his policies and McCain’s even more socialist proposals in 2008.

      Sure, they’d occasionally give token protests, safely after elections, but they did not clamor for a virtual uprising against the fascist state, the way they are now doing against Obama’s (actually slightly milder) Statism.

      Comment by kazvorpal | June 5, 2009 | Reply

      • Rush and Hannity, you are right – they both gave token protest but ended up giving him the go ahead because “the alternative was worse.”

        Savage and that Blond Lawyer lady whose name escapes me at this time actually rebelled.

        Of course, Savage isn’t so much a conservative as a hate monger – you heard he was banned from England, right?

        Comment by Daniel | June 9, 2009 | Reply


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