Is it possible for a Republican to be a liberal?

I believe the term "liberal" means to be a free thinker. Is not America founded on the basis of Liberty? Isn't it the word most commonly found in patriotic songs of America? I have noticed many of the conservitive Republicans on here use the term "liberal" with a negative undertone. I myself... show more I believe the term "liberal" means to be a free thinker. Is not America founded on the basis of Liberty? Isn't it the word most commonly found in patriotic songs of America? I have noticed many of the conservitive Republicans on here use the term "liberal" with a negative undertone. I myself have been reffered to as a liberal many times. What most do not realise though, is that I agree with many republican ideals, I just like to keep my mind open and free, and will call our Government out on its evil maneuvers when I see it. If this makes me a Liberal, then thank you.
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