These posts aren't directly related, but each one makes me think of the others, I guess because they are all written by people trying to understand and/or distance themselves from the leftists who took the liberal label and ran away with it without taking the values that used to go along with it. I don't pretend that these posts give a complete picture, but I like that they look at the issue from different perspectives.
Melanie Phillips, writing January 1, 2000, Why I am a progressive
neo-neocon, writing March 5, 2005, Dancing in a ring...
Nick Cohen, writing August 7, 2005, in the Guardian Unlimited, I still fight oppression
Dennis Prager, writing November 22, 2005, The Left Hate Inequality, Not Evil. (Via Bookworm, writing November 22, 2005, Today's morality lesson).
Wall Street Journal editorial, September 13, 1984, reprinted in OpinionJournal May 16, 2005, Liberal Fundamentalism
Mercantilist Myths Lead to the Most Bizarre Conclusions - (Don Boudreaux) Here’s a letter to former New Hampshire governor (and U.S. senator) Judd Gregg: Mr. Judd Gregg (R-NH) Dear Mr. Gregg: Your The Hill article...
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