Eden Hill Journal

Comments, dreams, stories, and rantings from a middle-aged native of Maine living on a shoestring and a prayer in the woods of Maine. My portion of the family farm is to be known as Eden Hill Farm just because I want to call it that and because that's the closest thing to the truth that I could come up with. If you enjoy what I write, email me or make a comment. If you enjoy Eden Hill, come visit.

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Saturday, March 11, 2006

Real Conservatives

I've been saying for awhile that real Republicans should give Bush his walking papers. Most of the Republicans I know, though, are reactionary and their support for Bush is based on single issues like Bush's apparent religious views on abortion. Republicans who support Bush tend to have allowed Bush to convince them that things like preemptive war, torture, warrantless domestic spying, deficit spending, ad homonym debate as a White House policy, capitalist crony politics (political lobbyist graft) and dozens of other disgusting new policies are perfectly normal things for America to be doing. It's not like these Republicans supported these things in the year 2000. They supported the religious views on abortion in 2000 or they supported tax cuts for the wealthy. All the rest of this has come into their realm of acceptable behavior since 2000.
But at least there are a few conservatives out there not blinded by the brilliance of Karl Rove. Dana Milbank reports...


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