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10 CONSERVATIVE PHRASES RIGHT-WINGERS HAVE NO BUSINESS USING

10 CONSERVATIVE PHRASES RIGHT-WINGERS HAVE NO BUSINESS USING.

We’ve all heard these conservative phrases, like ‘right to life’ and ‘family values,’ But their definitions aren’t very good…

1. Right To Life

What They Mean: People should have a right to survive, so long as they haven’t been born yet.

What It Should Mean: People should have a right to life, so we should enact legislation that ensures people (particularly the ones who’ve already been born) can survive in the world. No more defunding Planned Parenthood or attempting to derail health care legislation. We need true universal health care; a single-payer plan akin to the one proposed by Bernie Sanders. We should declare that the death penalty is cruel and unusual punishment. We should spend less on war and more on helping our citizens out of poverty with programs like SNAP, WIC, etc. We should raise the minimum wage so people working those jobs can survive and not starve in their apartments while the power company shuts their lights off.


2. Take Our Country Back

What They Mean: America should revert back to the way things were in the 1950’s, before evil Kenyan socialists like Barack Obama were even born, and before gays could come out of hiding and publicly express their love for each other.

What It Should Mean: We should take back control of Congress from special interests. We should take America’s labor laws back to a time before the egregious wealth of the billionaire class began stifling the opportunities of the people and laying waste to American ingenuity. We should take our country back to the era where Republicans could agree with Democrats without being labeled a “RINO” and getting shoved under a bus, an era before conservatives became engulfed in a bubble of hyper-partisanship.

3. Class Warfare

What They Mean: Any effort to raise taxes on America’s wealthiest citizens and/ or on corporations, even if by only a smidge, and any effort to enact legislation that America’s millionaires and billionaires aren’t keen on.

What It Should Mean: America’s wealthiest citizens using said wealth to buy congressmen and shuffle around laws so they can personally prosper while everyone else suffers is a declaration of war on the poor and middle class.

4. Family Values


What They Mean: We should discourage homosexuality, marriage equality, and divorce, while shaping our laws in such a way that America becomes a Christian theocracy.

What It Should Mean: We should work on legislation that helps American families with policies that American families would value. Universal health care, universal childcare, public education, a true investment into infrastructure, and either Hillary Clinton’s college tuition proposal or Bernie Sanders’ plan for universal college tuition… all of that would be a good start.

5. Illegal Immigration

What They Mean: A (brown) person who comes to America without adequate paperwork, “taking jobs” that no American citizen actually wants or is wiling to do.

What It Should Mean: An American corporation that moves jobs out of the country and parks massive chunks of their wealth in offshore bank accounts to evade paying taxes, all while expecting to profit off of the American people.
 

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6. Right To Work

What They Mean: Unions tend to financially and morally support democrats, and they play by the same rules we set up for the corporations that back republicans. That doesn’t work for us, so we’re going to make it difficult, if not entirely impossible, to join a union or for the unions to have any real collective bargaining power.

What It Should Mean: Every American citizen should have a right to employment, and rights as employees. No company should be allowed to ship jobs overseas and profit from foreign labor while American workers are unemployed. Every American worker should have a right to earn a reasonably fair wage for their workplace contributions, and to earn equal pay regardless of gender or race, while working in conditions that prioritize the health and safety of those workers above all else.

7. Values Voter

What They Mean: A conservative voter who bases their decisions solely on their Christian-conservative views and the endorsements of the religious leaders who back those candidates.

What It Should Mean: A voter who takes the time to learn as much about a candidate as they’re able, weighing their positions carefully and considering their views based not on second-hand editorials, but by what those candidates actually say and what they’ve actually done. A voter who strives to be as knowledgeable as possible and to make informed decisions in the voting booth.



8. Job Creators

What They Mean: Millionaires and billionaires who work at or own massive corporations, particularly those that fund their campaigns.

What It Should Mean: American business leaders who value their workers above their personal profit margins and create meaningful, lasting employment for said workers, with fair opportunities for advancement and policies that accelerate the opportunities of those workers.

9. Handouts

What They Mean: The government providing essential services to poor and middle class people who rely on that assistance for survival, which conservatives consider to be “handouts” that “buy votes” for Democrats.

What It Should Mean: Corporate welfare by way of huge tax cuts and subsidies that these corporations don’t need. Though you might reasonably argue that these aren’t really “handouts” so much as “purchases,” given that the wealthy buy politicians and, in turn, buy legislation that suits them.

10. Traditional Marriage

What They Mean: A marriage between one man and one woman. It might end in divorce and it doesn’t really matter if the man cheats on the woman with other women or even other men, or vice versa, so long as there’s no “gay stuff” happening during the wedding.

What It Should Mean: Two consenting adults who love each other and want to express that love ceremoniously, while also gaining access to the same joint benefits any other couple is entitled to in this country
 

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🥱 Boring Diatribe is Boring. This reminds me of the things I used to see on Facebook that would start with:

"All I Want is:
Pelosi GONE
Obama GONE
Reid GONE"​

etc. so on and so forth, as if it was some kind of bold statement or actual argument. Emotive, unthinking red meat for the tribe.
 

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6. Right To Work

What They Mean: Unions tend to financially and morally support democrats, and they play by the same rules we set up for the corporations that back republicans. That doesn’t work for us, so we’re going to make it difficult, if not entirely impossible, to join a union or for the unions to have any real collective bargaining power.

What It Should Mean: Every American citizen should have a right to employment, and rights as employees. No company should be allowed to ship jobs overseas and profit from foreign labor while American workers are unemployed. Every American worker should have a right to earn a reasonably fair wage for their workplace contributions, and to earn equal pay regardless of gender or race, while working in conditions that prioritize the health and safety of those workers above all else.

7. Values Voter

What They Mean: A conservative voter who bases their decisions solely on their Christian-conservative views and the endorsements of the religious leaders who back those candidates.

What It Should Mean: A voter who takes the time to learn as much about a candidate as they’re able, weighing their positions carefully and considering their views based not on second-hand editorials, but by what those candidates actually say and what they’ve actually done. A voter who strives to be as knowledgeable as possible and to make informed decisions in the voting booth.



8. Job Creators

What They Mean: Millionaires and billionaires who work at or own massive corporations, particularly those that fund their campaigns.

What It Should Mean: American business leaders who value their workers above their personal profit margins and create meaningful, lasting employment for said workers, with fair opportunities for advancement and policies that accelerate the opportunities of those workers.

9. Handouts

What They Mean: The government providing essential services to poor and middle class people who rely on that assistance for survival, which conservatives consider to be “handouts” that “buy votes” for Democrats.

What It Should Mean: Corporate welfare by way of huge tax cuts and subsidies that these corporations don’t need. Though you might reasonably argue that these aren’t really “handouts” so much as “purchases,” given that the wealthy buy politicians and, in turn, buy legislation that suits them.

10. Traditional Marriage

What They Mean: A marriage between one man and one woman. It might end in divorce and it doesn’t really matter if the man cheats on the woman with other women or even other men, or vice versa, so long as there’s no “gay stuff” happening during the wedding.

What It Should Mean: Two consenting adults who love each other and want to express that love ceremoniously, while also gaining access to the same joint benefits any other couple is entitled to in this country
Well, thank you so much for telling me what I mean when I say something. Hell, how can I ever expect to know what I'm saying without some liberal with their nutjob, biased viewpoints telling me. </s>

You and your stupid blog are dismissed.
 

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6. Right To Work

What They Mean: Unions tend to financially and morally support democrats, and they play by the same rules we set up for the corporations that back republicans. That doesn’t work for us, so we’re going to make it difficult, if not entirely impossible, to join a union or for the unions to have any real collective bargaining power.

What It Should Mean: Every American citizen should have a right to employment, and rights as employees. No company should be allowed to ship jobs overseas and profit from foreign labor while American workers are unemployed. Every American worker should have a right to earn a reasonably fair wage for their workplace contributions, and to earn equal pay regardless of gender or race, while working in conditions that prioritize the health and safety of those workers above all else.

7. Values Voter

What They Mean: A conservative voter who bases their decisions solely on their Christian-conservative views and the endorsements of the religious leaders who back those candidates.

What It Should Mean: A voter who takes the time to learn as much about a candidate as they’re able, weighing their positions carefully and considering their views based not on second-hand editorials, but by what those candidates actually say and what they’ve actually done. A voter who strives to be as knowledgeable as possible and to make informed decisions in the voting booth.



8. Job Creators

What They Mean: Millionaires and billionaires who work at or own massive corporations, particularly those that fund their campaigns.

What It Should Mean: American business leaders who value their workers above their personal profit margins and create meaningful, lasting employment for said workers, with fair opportunities for advancement and policies that accelerate the opportunities of those workers.

9. Handouts

What They Mean: The government providing essential services to poor and middle class people who rely on that assistance for survival, which conservatives consider to be “handouts” that “buy votes” for Democrats.

What It Should Mean: Corporate welfare by way of huge tax cuts and subsidies that these corporations don’t need. Though you might reasonably argue that these aren’t really “handouts” so much as “purchases,” given that the wealthy buy politicians and, in turn, buy legislation that suits them.

10. Traditional Marriage

What They Mean: A marriage between one man and one woman. It might end in divorce and it doesn’t really matter if the man cheats on the woman with other women or even other men, or vice versa, so long as there’s no “gay stuff” happening during the wedding.

What It Should Mean: Two consenting adults who love each other and want to express that love ceremoniously, while also gaining access to the same joint benefits any other couple is entitled to in this country
How cute no link to the Huffington post


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Well, thank you so much for telling me what I mean when I say something. Hell, how can I ever expect to know what I'm saying without some liberal with their nutjob, biased viewpoints telling me. </s>

You and your stupid blog are dismissed.


It's how the OP rolls. Lot's of exaggeration and hyperbolical storytelling. ;)
 

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“I’m a conservative on most issues but a liberal on health. It is an unacceptable but accurate fact that the number of uninsured Americans has risen to 42 million. Working out detailed plans will take time. But the goal should be clear: Our people are our greatest asset. We must take care of our own. We must have universal healthcare.”

Source: The America We Deserve, by Donald Trump, p.206-208 & 218 Jul 2, 2000

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I'm not sure about "No company should be allowed to ship jobs overseas and profit from foreign labor while American workers are unemployed" because I'm not sure how it could be set up to function reasonably, and because it's the kind of thing that could have all sorts of unforeseeable downsides

What do you do? Make it a civil (or criminal) offense to hire anyone at an overseas factor if unemployment is above X%? Or is it only when unemployment is above X% and it is also true that one hire is happening overseas while one job is terminated in the states. Or..do we have to consider whether it's the same kind of job?

It's pretty clear when a company who has only operated in the US opens a factory elsewhere. It becomes harder to tell whether someone is shipping jobs overseas if they've already been operating in a bunch of other locations. We don't want to hamstring our own businesses, either.
 

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Right to life legislation will soon be back in the hands of voters, and that's a good thing. I'm looking forward to us taking back at least a piece of our country come the November midterms, and I don't think the left's class warfare tactics are going to help them this time. The far left's attempts to indoctrinate young school children with trans and woke ideology has done more to bolster family values issues than anything in recent memory. The Biden's tolerance for illegal immigration has put many Democrats in border states in an awkward position, too. Was pleased to see Amazon workers assert a right to work without compulsory union membership. Also good that so many Democratic Senators are on the record supporting greater access to third trimester abortions; it will give values voters an opportunity to learn what those Democrats really stand for. And can you believe that in the middle of the worst inflation spike in 40 years Joe Biden wants to raise taxes on job creators? Or that he's looking for a new wave of white collar handouts with student loan forgiveness? You'd think given what the ill-conceived welfare programs have done to traditional marriage they'd give some thought to unintended consequences.

Hey, just minding my own business here.
 

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6. Right To Work

What They Mean: Unions tend to financially and morally support democrats, and they play by the same rules we set up for the corporations that back republicans. That doesn’t work for us, so we’re going to make it difficult, if not entirely impossible, to join a union or for the unions to have any real collective bargaining power.

What It Should Mean: Every American citizen should have a right to employment, and rights as employees. No company should be allowed to ship jobs overseas and profit from foreign labor while American workers are unemployed. Every American worker should have a right to earn a reasonably fair wage for their workplace contributions, and to earn equal pay regardless of gender or race, while working in conditions that prioritize the health and safety of those workers above all else.


ever consider the other point of view,... the over seas worker who get's to move up the income ladder???

Outsourcing​

After a man loses his job to outsourcing, he travels to India to see the effects his job has on their culture.

 

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Our great learned sage might be confusing an anti-virus software co with "semantics".
I wondered if that was it but the capital S threw me, that and the complete irrelevance of the word to the post he was replying to. Theres nothing semantic about it.
Might be not worth the bother to pursue it. I get your description after looking at a few posts.
 

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So no comment on the substance of that post?

Nothing odd with you?

What's odd is that it apparently offends you, being only a "slightly conservative" individual.
 

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Yikes... talk about having no idea your subject matter yet thinking you can comment on it with authority...
 

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10 CONSERVATIVE PHRASES RIGHT-WINGERS HAVE NO BUSINESS USING.

We’ve all heard these conservative phrases, like ‘right to life’ and ‘family values,’ But their definitions aren’t very good…

1. Right To Life

What They Mean: People should have a right to survive, so long as they haven’t been born yet.

What It Should Mean: People should have a right to life, so we should enact legislation that ensures people (particularly the ones who’ve already been born) can survive in the world. No more defunding Planned Parenthood or attempting to derail health care legislation. We need true universal health care; a single-payer plan akin to the one proposed by Bernie Sanders. We should declare that the death penalty is cruel and unusual punishment. We should spend less on war and more on helping our citizens out of poverty with programs like SNAP, WIC, etc. We should raise the minimum wage so people working those jobs can survive and not starve in their apartments while the power company shuts their lights off.


2. Take Our Country Back

What They Mean: America should revert back to the way things were in the 1950’s, before evil Kenyan socialists like Barack Obama were even born, and before gays could come out of hiding and publicly express their love for each other.

What It Should Mean: We should take back control of Congress from special interests. We should take America’s labor laws back to a time before the egregious wealth of the billionaire class began stifling the opportunities of the people and laying waste to American ingenuity. We should take our country back to the era where Republicans could agree with Democrats without being labeled a “RINO” and getting shoved under a bus, an era before conservatives became engulfed in a bubble of hyper-partisanship.

3. Class Warfare

What They Mean: Any effort to raise taxes on America’s wealthiest citizens and/ or on corporations, even if by only a smidge, and any effort to enact legislation that America’s millionaires and billionaires aren’t keen on.

What It Should Mean: America’s wealthiest citizens using said wealth to buy congressmen and shuffle around laws so they can personally prosper while everyone else suffers is a declaration of war on the poor and middle class.

4. Family Values

What They Mean: We should discourage homosexuality, marriage equality, and divorce, while shaping our laws in such a way that America becomes a Christian theocracy.

What It Should Mean: We should work on legislation that helps American families with policies that American families would value. Universal health care, universal childcare, public education, a true investment into infrastructure, and either Hillary Clinton’s college tuition proposal or Bernie Sanders’ plan for universal college tuition… all of that would be a good start.

5. Illegal Immigration

What They Mean: A (brown) person who comes to America without adequate paperwork, “taking jobs” that no American citizen actually wants or is wiling to do.

What It Should Mean: An American corporation that moves jobs out of the country and parks massive chunks of their wealth in offshore bank accounts to evade paying taxes, all while expecting to profit off of the American people.
Everything they say is projection. ANd slogans and talking points is all they can come up with
 
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