Conservatives want to regulate the Government, Liberals want to regulate the Citizenry. (T or F).?
Yes, correct. We want to regulate certain parts, and deregulate others. But the goal is not to regulate citizens. But to provide maximum freedom without the interference of the government.
I can say with 100% confidence that if you and I sat down to write a new constitution. Mine would have less laws. Yours would have more laws, regulations, & restrictions. Liberals are the one's controlling more of human behavior than Conservatives.
When a person has to lie to make a point, then they have no point. Conservatives don't deny science. Why are you lying? No one is stopping you from doing what you want in your bedroom. Conservatives don't want to pollute the environment. Where did you come with all this nonsense. Apparently you don't know any hunters.
- GiGiLv 64 weeks ago
Sorry, Republicans don't want any regulation at all and they also don't want the government involved in many things that it is now.
- RonLv 44 weeks ago
- KennyLv 74 weeks ago
- JakeLv 54 weeks ago
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- Anonymous4 weeks ago
Liberals are not only more likely to support clear limits to government's just authority, but are more likely to be able to tell you how those limits are defined.
Hint for the righties: It's NOT on a case by case basis. There are objective criteria.
Less laws means less protection for workers, consumers, families, communities. Your idea that this is necessarily a good thing is pernicious.
- Elwood BluesLv 74 weeks ago
** updated ** FALSE. Conservatives deny science. Conservatives want to regulate who I can love, who I can marry, what I do in my bedroom, etc, etc. Liberals want to regulate businesses that pollute or otherwise cause harm. Conservatives still peddle a most pernicious lie: that tax cuts pay for themselves.
(1) Many conservatives deny evolution (some deny the geological age of the earth). Even more deny climatology. Trump denies epidemiology.
(2) Google Trump rolling back environmental regulations
(3) Conservatives have fought to keep homosexuality a crime.
You yourself may not be a fundamentalist, but conservatives have made common cause with them and carry water for them. They are free to worship however they like; but they try to govern how the rest of us live.
- Anonymous4 weeks ago
Opposite. Cons want to regulate private lives: woman's rights, keeping marijuana illegal.
Liberals want to regulate the government: doing away with tax reductions given to the billionaires, clean water, air, a way forward.
- hamel5Lv 74 weeks ago
It's complicated. Conservatives also want to regulate sex ( if it's the gay type,) whether a woman can abort a pregnancy or have access to birth control. They'd also like to eliminate employees rights in cases against employers.....
- scott bLv 74 weeks ago
Conservatives have spent the last 4 years working as hard as they can to DEregulate the government.
- TaylorLv 44 weeks ago
conservatives can oppose the socialist sequel coming, but they wont be able to stop it