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150 Achievements Of Liberalism That Conservatives Seek To Destroy

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By Stephen D. Foster Jr

May 12, 2012

 

According to virtually any conservative today, the government has been just one big liberal establishment. The current extremists that own and operate the GOP are hell bent on destroying anything and everything that even has a hint of liberalism or progressivism in it, even if Republicans helped pass it. So what would America be like without liberals and progressives? Here is a list of programs, legislation, and achievements that we would not have if extreme right wingers had their way. Some items on this list were indeed passed or created by Republicans, but that doesn’t make them conservative achievements. It only means that at one time, Republicans favored liberalism and progressivism or that they were willing to work with Democrats for the common good.

 

1. The 40-hour work week.

2. Weekends

3. Vacations

4. Women’s Voting Rights

5. The Civil Rights Act of 1964

6. The right of people of all colors to use schools and facilities.

7. Public schools.

8. Child-labor laws.

9. The right to unionize

10. Health care benefits

11. National Parks

12. National Forests

13. Interstate Highway System

14. GI Bill

15. Labor Laws/Worker’s Rights

16. Marshall Plan

17. FDA

18. Direct election of Senators by the people.

19. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Workplace safety laws

20. Social Security

 

full list here:

 

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2012/05/12/150-achievements-of-liberalism-that-conservatives-seek-to-destroy/

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We've been having a discussion about electric cars in other threads. Apparently, conservatives are complete Luddites and prefer to stick with Horses and Buggies. Electricity is a complete mystery to them-- even going from a kerosene lantern to an electric light is terrifying.

 

I have concluded that Liberals ran the entire Apollo Project. It was LIBERALS who landed men on the moon and returned them safely, starting with the Mission Statement by President John F. Kennedy.

 

If it were left up to the RepubliCAN'Ts, with their whiny, "It can't be done" mantra, America would have never gone to the moon, much less even have a Space Program.

 

IMO the biggest achievement for American Liberals is the resolve that WE CAN DO IT.

 

Given the comment in the electric car thread, it seems that the "CAN-DO" attitude is the biggest target of the RepubliCAN'Ts.

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Church and state have theology and theory defining each. But even those stem from ideology of if the self evident isn't self contained?

 

That brings methology that creates a standard mode of operations within political, religious, and economic principals. Yes I meant principals not principles.

 

Now in the business of creating societal evolution to mirror 6 degrees of expansion while teaching every character of humanity to think of two sides to every story's multiple issues.

 

Which comes to marketing scripts genders are willing to give up their ancestry for a career character role in protecting an idea and it's author of the ideologies authority that charactrers of humanity have more rights than ancestors of ancestry.

 

Which comes to liberalism vs conservatism.

 

Just what is liberal other than dreaming up more ideas to get the next generation hooked upon playing life as society's child and conservativism is just keeping old ideologies relative to the population here now. Psychological divde and conquer understanding to replace it with ideologies functioning within theory and theology without any regard of who's who genetically but defines whom is who in reality.

 

Don't take it personal, it is only business. What is the marketplace that is free to choose between real always this moment or reality's space time continuum of separating church and state state of mind following orders or else.

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most of the things on the list are terrible. especially the labor related issues. we should have at least a 6 day work week 10 hour work days and no labor laws for minimum wage and over time requirements.

 

America is great because so many people have adopted self responsibility and self preservation. the libs want govt in every aspect of our lives. I want as little govt as possible.

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Virtually all conservatives want to destroy weekends, holidays, vacations, and return to the horse-and-buggy days? And kick colored people out of school?

 

Strange that I have not met any that think that way. Perhaps the author is exaggerating a bit.

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Virtually all conservatives want to destroy weekends, holidays, vacations, and return to the horse-and-buggy days? And kick colored people out of school?

 

Strange that I have not met any that think that way. Perhaps the author is exaggerating a bit.

 

All those things will happen if cons get their way, just in stages.

 

Nobody wants to get rid of abortions after a rape today. Today they just want to dump partial birth, next they go after any based on choice and then finally they ban the procedure, even in the case of rape or incest, altogether.

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All those things will happen if cons get their way, just in stages.

 

Nobody wants to get rid of abortions after a rape today. Today they just want to dump partial birth, next they go after any based on choice and then finally they ban the procedure, even in the case of rape or incest, altogether.

 

At least you can see an effort underway on abortions. But aren't we getting a little carried away by saying conservatives wanting to ban weekends and holidays?

 

Those who have spent time in certain European countries know that months of state-mandated vacation and significantly shorter work weeks mean less business being conducted and thus a slower economy. Look at Greece's economy for example - how is that working out for them?

 

Besides, how many conservatives, who tend to be working class folks with families themselves, want to support an agenda that keeps them away from their families even more than they already are?

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most of the things on the list are terrible. especially the labor related issues. we should have at least a 6 day work week 10 hour work days and no labor laws for minimum wage and over time requirements.

 

America is great because so many people have adopted self responsibility and self preservation. the libs want govt in every aspect of our lives. I want as little govt as possible.

 

Oh, and conservatives in government aren't intruding in our lives when it comes to reproductive rights?

 

Furthermore, this is supposed to be the liberals only forum. Take it to the other board.

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