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Response to Dragonfli (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2015, 12:07 AM

3. Thank you, there is nothing even remotely liberal about conservative economics

and nothing liberal about neolib geopolitics.

Liberalism based on Keynes produced the only economic system in this country that has ever treated labor fairly, leading to a large and very stable middle class.

Nothing else will do, I'm afraid, and economic conservatives who have been coasting solely based on social issues are going to be in for an extremely rude awakening at the next crash.

There will be a next crash. Conservatives in the Democratic Party made sure of that by helping the Republicans scuttle any meaningful reforms. Wars based on neoliberal geopolitics are not going to save them.

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