The following is part of an email conversation that I had recently. I felt it really got to the heart of some of my current political/spiritual thinking.
I completely agree with the giant problem of fiscal irresponsibility, the redefining of conservatism as of late, especially in regard to fiscal issues, and even identification as more of a libertarian (to a degree). Actually, on the last one, more appropriately, I would be a true conservative Republican. I don’t like some of the libertarian social stances. I know that there is a big difference between having the government decide what I am allowed to do, and me actually doing that. Governments always tend to get more and more restrictive over time. After all, when was the last time you heard of the government repealing a law in order to give more freedom. Continue reading “A Piece From Some of My Personal Correspondence”