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Conservatives are either ignorant or evil

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Conservatives are either ignorant or evil is generally how liberals view their counterparts. Many libs apparently fancy themselves as activists for individual freedom as well as being open minded and tolerant. Anyone who is against abortion, gay marriage, amnesty for illegal aliens... etc must be stupid or else uncaring.

Some additional thoughts which are rather extreme but include a bit of truth with the humor.

A conservative's neighbor who is killed by a gun attack buys a 45 caliber for protection.
A liberal advocates a ban on all guns.

A conservative vegetarian doesn't eat meat.
A liberal vegetarian wants meat products regulated.

A conservative perceiving a foreign threat plans how to defeat his enemy.
A liberal stratigizes how to surrender gracefully and still look good.

A conservative homosexual is respectful of traditional family values & leads a quiet life.
A liberal homosexual demands legislated respect.

A low socioeconomic conservative thinks, works and plans to better his situation.
A liberal looks for govt to take care of him.

If a conservative doesn't like a talk show host, he changes channels.
Liberals claim the host is ignorant/biased/racist and demands he be shut down.

An atheist conservative doesn't go to church.
A liberal non-believer pushes to silence teachers who speak of God and religion

A conservative absent health insurance seeks competitive pricing or finds a job that provides it.
A liberal demands the rest of us pay for his.

A conservative wants to deport someone breaking the law thru illegal immigration.
A liberal welcomes the lawbreaker into the dem party
 

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Um...if your argument is it is inane to stereotype an entire political group as "ignorant" or "stupid" then would it not be just as inane to do that with liberals?

Would not a more probable statement be that people base their political beliefs on their core values and violations of those values are often seen as "ignorant" or "evil" when perpetrated by a group with differing core values?

But maybe you are just going for the, "Do as I say, not as I do" kind of argument that seems common on these forums.
 

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A Conservative will find Obamanators post funny and true.
A liberal will find it true but not funny so will respond in a negative manner.
 

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Conservatives are either ignorant or evil is generally how liberals view their counterparts. Many libs apparently fancy themselves as activists for individual freedom as well as being open minded and tolerant. Anyone who is against abortion, gay marriage, amnesty for illegal aliens... etc must be stupid or else uncaring.

Some additional thoughts which are rather extreme but include a bit of truth with the humor.

A conservative's neighbor who is killed by a gun attack buys a 45 caliber for protection.
A liberal advocates a ban on all guns.

A conservative vegetarian doesn't eat meat.
A liberal vegetarian wants meat products regulated.

A conservative perceiving a foreign threat plans how to defeat his enemy.
A liberal stratigizes how to surrender gracefully and still look good.

A conservative homosexual is respectful of traditional family values & leads a quiet life.
A liberal homosexual demands legislated respect.

A low socioeconomic conservative thinks, works and plans to better his situation.
A liberal looks for govt to take care of him.

If a conservative doesn't like a talk show host, he changes channels.
Liberals claim the host is ignorant/biased/racist and demands he be shut down.

An atheist conservative doesn't go to church.
A liberal non-believer pushes to silence teachers who speak of God and religion

A conservative absent health insurance seeks competitive pricing or finds a job that provides it.
A liberal demands the rest of us pay for his.

A conservative wants to deport someone breaking the law thru illegal immigration.
A liberal welcomes the lawbreaker into the dem party
You missed some!

"A conservative who is against abortion doesn't have one
A liberal who is against abortion tries to gain legal control over other people

A straight conservative ignores the private lives of gay people
A straight liberal tries to legally constrain their rights

A non-Muslim conservative lets others practice their religion
A liberal tries to ban people building mosques

A conservative politician will argue against his opponent's ideas and policies
A liberal will attempt to label his opponent an anti-American Terrorist"


waitasec...

Gross over-exaggerations can be used from all sides; not to mention outright lies and sweeping generalisations. Partisanship and well-poisoning will get you nowhere.
 
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Conservatives are either ignorant or evil or both.

trite topic poorly presented.

geo.
 

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This tired chain email thing again?
 

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You missed some!

"A conservative who is against abortion doesn't have one
A liberal who is against abortion tries to gain legal control over other people


waitasec...
A pro-life conservative is trying to protect the life of the innocent.
An activist pro-abortion liberal is trying to protect the right to abort the innocent for the not so innocent.
 

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A pro-life conservative is trying to protect the life of the innocent.
An activist pro-abortion liberal is trying to protect the right to abort the innocent for the not so innocent.
Did you miss what he was doing, showing how you can spin anything if you just want to make a point and not discuss things? The whole set in the OP was nothing but spin, and you could make a similar set of couplets about conservatives...in fact, it has been done here on these boards, since those are from, or based on a chain email.
 

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A pro-life conservative is trying to protect the life of the innocent.
An activist pro-abortion liberal is trying to protect the right to abort the innocent for the not so innocent.
My thanks for perfectly illustrating my point. Every side has it's own exaggerated generalisation, neither of which tells the whole story.

The problem is when you get people who start taking the rhetoric seriously. Far better not to use it in the first place, and actually listen to the other side's point of view.

EDIT: Gah, ninja'd by Redress!
 
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Hah, beat you by seconds.
 

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Did you miss what he was doing, showing how you can spin anything if you just want to make a point and not discuss things? The whole set in the OP was nothing but spin, and you could make a similar set of couplets about conservatives...in fact, it has been done here on these boards, since those are from, or based on a chain email.
I know nothing about a chain email. I find the subject entertaining and would hope I would feel the same about any conservative list.
 

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Conservatives are either ignorant or evil is generally how liberals view their counterparts. Many libs apparently fancy themselves as activists for individual freedom as well as being open minded and tolerant. Anyone who is against abortion, gay marriage, amnesty for illegal aliens... etc must be stupid or else uncaring.

Some additional thoughts which are rather extreme but include a bit of truth with the humor.

A conservative's neighbor who is killed by a gun attack buys a 45 caliber for protection.
A liberal advocates a ban on all guns.

A conservative vegetarian doesn't eat meat.
A liberal vegetarian wants meat products regulated.

A conservative perceiving a foreign threat plans how to defeat his enemy.
A liberal stratigizes how to surrender gracefully and still look good.

A conservative homosexual is respectful of traditional family values & leads a quiet life.
A liberal homosexual demands legislated respect.

A low socioeconomic conservative thinks, works and plans to better his situation.
A liberal looks for govt to take care of him.

If a conservative doesn't like a talk show host, he changes channels.
Liberals claim the host is ignorant/biased/racist and demands he be shut down.

An atheist conservative doesn't go to church.
A liberal non-believer pushes to silence teachers who speak of God and religion

A conservative absent health insurance seeks competitive pricing or finds a job that provides it.
A liberal demands the rest of us pay for his.

A conservative wants to deport someone breaking the law thru illegal immigration.
A liberal welcomes the lawbreaker into the dem party
These are far more libertarian positions than they are conservative positions.
 

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Which ones wouldn't fit a conservative?
Well since we are doing this...

A conservative perceiving a foreign threat plans how to make new enemies.

A conservative homosexual professes to being "Ex-Gay" and make millions selling books and providing therapy while sleeping with men in secret.

A low socioeconomic conservative thinks, works and plans to better his situation, by blaming it on the immigrants stealing all the jobs.

If a conservative doesn't like a talk show host, he changes channels to anything owned by Rupert Murdoch.

A conservative absent health insurance seeks competitive pricing or finds a job that provides it in Costa Rica. (Ask Limbaugh)

A conservative wants to deport someone breaking the law thru illegal immigration because the corporate corn subsidies he supports have bankrupted Mexico and he already had someone mowing his lawn.
 
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Which ones wouldn't fit a conservative?
They might. But then, as others have shown, you can pick a number of statist conservative positions and put liberals more on the side of individual freedom. The implication is that conservatives choose individual freedom every time and never seek statist ends, and that's not true.
 

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I know nothing about a chain email. I find the subject entertaining and would hope I would feel the same about any conservative list.
There's no chain email I'm aware of but this is nothing new to liberals. They've seen some form of it before and didn't like it then either.
 

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There's no chain email I'm aware of but this is nothing new to liberals. They've seen some form of it before and didn't like it then either.
If by "don't like", you mean "find amusing", then you would be right. Otherwise, not so much.
 

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Well since we are doing this...

A conservative perceiving a foreign threat plans how to make new enemies.

A conservative homosexual professes to being "Ex-Gay" and make millions selling books and providing therapy while sleeping with men in secret.

A low socioeconomic conservative thinks, works and plans to better his situation, by blaming it on the immigrants stealing all the jobs.

If a conservative doesn't like a talk show host, he changes channels to anything owned by Rupert Murdoch.

A conservative absent health insurance seeks competitive pricing or finds a job that provides it in Costa Rica. (Ask Limbaugh)

A conservative wants to deport someone breaking the law thru illegal immigration because the corporate corn subsidies he supports have bankrupted Mexico and he already had someone mowing his lawn.
Gee.. these don't fit me at all :-( I guess I'm a libertarian. Conservatives sound like a bunch of A holes.
 

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Libertarian and Conservative ideals often overlap each other.


It's the Neoconservatives and far-left radicals that are crazy.
 

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Conservatives are either ignorant or evil is generally how liberals view their counterparts. Many libs apparently fancy themselves as activists for individual freedom as well as being open minded and tolerant. Anyone who is against abortion, gay marriage, amnesty for illegal aliens... etc must be stupid or else uncaring.

Some additional thoughts which are rather extreme but include a bit of truth with the humor.

A conservative's neighbor who is killed by a gun attack buys a 45 caliber for protection, and promptly shoots the paperboy.
A liberal advocates gun registration and limitations.

A conservative vegetarian doesn't exist.
A liberal vegetarian wants meat products regulated. of course, who wants tainted meat?

A conservative perceiving a foreign threat attacks pre-emptively.
A liberal strategizes how to best deal with the threat.

A conservative homosexual is respectful of traditional family values & leads a quiet life, except when he's screwing soliciting sex in public restrooms.
A liberal homosexual demands the same respect afforded any other human being.

A low socioeconomic conservative thinks, works and plans to better his situation, so he can take care of his wife/cousin.
A liberal looks for govt to provide a safety net.

If a conservative doesn't like a talk show host, he screams and yells about the msm.
Liberals make fun of the host, especially the bat **** crazy hosts.

An atheist conservative doesn't exist.
A liberal non-believer pushes to silence teachers who speak of God and religion in a public school classroom setting.

A conservative absent health insurance screams that we need tort reform.
A liberal demands basic healthcare at a reasonable cost.

A conservative wants to deport someone hispanic looking.
A liberal welcomes the all into the dem party
let me fix this for......
 

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Gee.. these don't fit me at all :-( I guess I'm a libertarian. Conservatives sound like a bunch of A holes.
Too bad none of those resemble reality at all. They're nothing but exaggerated, baseless personal attacks.

If you want to make comparisons, make them based on the truth and the reality of what each side actually does and what they openly support. Here's some examples:

The people who support socialist dictator Hugo Chavez are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who adorn t-shirts of, and show praise for communist murderer Che Guevera are liberal, not conservative.
The people who support Fidel Castro's government in Cuba are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who pass out communist literature at their protest rallies are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who wave the flags of communist Cuba, China and Russia at their protest rallies are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who defend or praise Mao, a man responsible for the deaths of 50 million people are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who defend or praise Stalin or Lennin, men responsible for the deaths of nearly 100 million people are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who call American soldiers "baby killers" are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who say America's actions were responsible for us being attacked on 9/11 are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who believe the US government was involved in the attacks of 9/11 are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who openly support terrorist organizations Hezbola and Hamas, are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who burn, deface or brandish American flags upside down are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who often get violent and destroy public and private property at protest rallies are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who often plan to break the law and get arrested at protests are liberals, not conservatives.
The people who wave American flags at rallies are conservatives, not liberals.
The people who openly support the American military at rallies are conservatives, not liberals.
The people who carry signs denouncing communism and brutal regimes at rallies are conservatives, not liberals.


Those are based on reality, not on hatred for political opposition.
 

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This tired chain email thing again?
NO MAN, this was ORIGINAL THOUGHT!!!

(At least when I've posted a chain email.. like twice, I noted they were such and why I was posting it...)
 
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