[ExI] Change of thought (was Just curious, it's not natural!)
emlynoregan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 07:51:12 UTC 2007
> Upon reading my own comment, I realize it is an understatement. In the
> Santa Clara valley, anyone who firmly believes that tax cuts are the answer
> to most social ills, and believes that all citizens besides felons should
> own guns is pretty much automatically considered right wing. Under those
> definitions probably most of us here would get that label, regardless of how
> socially libertarian we might be.
Isn't that what people normally consider to be right wing? I know an
Australian would consider that to be a right wing position.
There might be a slight disconnect there actually - would I be right
in assuming that right wing in the US very strongly implies the idea
of legislating private morality, as would be the case with the
christian right? Here, I think we don't have so much of that
represented in our political spectrum (the christian right isn't much
of a force, more of a lunatic fringe), our main parties behave a lot
more like your neocons.
Human female: "And so with two weeks left in the campaign, the question
on everyone's mind is, who will be the president of Earth?
Jack Johnson or bitter rival John Jackson?
Two terrific candidates, Morbo?"
Morbo: "All humans are vermin in the eyes of Morbo."
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