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essay: Conservatism vs: Liberalism

January 12, 2014

Differences between Liberals and Conservatives.

Liberals believe that freedom is given to us by government.
Conservatives believe that freedom is given to us by God.

Liberals believe that people are the problem, and government is the solution.
Conservatives believe that government is the problem, and people are the solution.

Liberals believe America SHOULD depend on foreign oil.
Conservatives believe America should NOT depend on foreign oil.

Liberals believe in social responsibility.
Conservatives believe individual responsibility.

Liberals believe that “illegal” immigrants are exploited in America.
Conservatives believe that only “legal” immigrants should be in America.

Liberals believe in abortion, but not capital punishment.
Conservatives believe in capital punishment, but not in abortion.

Liberals believe that war is best avoided by disarming “our” military.
Conservatives believe that war is best avoided, by building a stronger military.

Liberals believe that only government is capable of making important choices for Americans and society. Conservatives believe that individuals can make better choices for themselves and society, than the government.

Liberals believe God does “not” exist.
Conservatives believe God “does” exist.

Liberals believe that a family is whoever you want to have sex with.
Conservatives believe that a family begins with one man, and one woman.

Liberals believe that the taking of a innocent life is acceptable, if the mother chooses to do so.
Conservatives believe that innocent life should always be protected.

Liberals believe that government should decide how to spend the money that the American people have earned.
Conservatives believe that the American individual should decide how to spend the money that the American individual has earned.

Liberals believe that all wealth should belong to the government.
Conservatives believe that wealth belongs to whoever has “earned” it.

Liberals believe that wealth should be redistributed.
Conservatives believe that wealth should be “earned”.

Liberals believe in higher taxes.
Conservatives believe in lower taxes.

Liberals believe that all doctor payments are the taxpayer’s responsibility.
Conservatives believe that most doctor payments are the responsibility of individuals.

Liberals believe in a government controlled economy.
Conservatives believe in a free market economy.

Liberals believe in Socialism.
Conservatives believe in Capitalism.

Liberals believe in tax increases.
Conservatives believe in tax cuts.

Liberals believe in big government.
Conservatives believe in limited government.

Liberals believe that minorities “cannot” be successful without the governments help.
Conservatives believe that most Americans “can” be successful without the governments help.

Liberals believe that nobody should have the “right” to own a gun.
Conservatives believe that all “law abiding” Americans have a right to own a gun.

Liberals believe that all animals have a “right” to live without human oppression.
Conservatives believe that most Americans have a right to legally hunt certain animals.

Liberals believe that Americans should “prosecute” terrorists “after” they kill Americans.
Conservatives believe that Americans should “kill” terrorists “before” they kill Americans.

Liberals believe that it takes a “village” to raise a child.
Conservatives believe that it takes a family to raise a child.

Liberals believe that the Constitution should be amended.
Conservatives believe that the Constitution should be protected.

 

 

1-28…Liberal

29-36…Liberal Leaning Moderate

37-44…Moderate

45-51…Conservative