Friday, September 18, 2009

The Left Should Reclaim 'Freedom'

Found this great article today while perusing my blog subscription feeds.

2 comments:

euskir said...

Hello Josh:
Interesting article, specially the place where you find it.

There's a problem with "The Right", freedom isn't the "real freedom", it's always "economic freedom", or "market freedom", and you can't cut freedom as a big steak.

Best wishes, as always,

Federico (aka euskir)

Anonymous said...

The Republican Party supported the abolition of slavery under Abraham Lincoln, and from the Civil War until the Great Depression of the 1930s, blacks voted for Republican candidates by an overwhelming margin; in the Southern states, they were often not allowed to vote, but received Federal patronage appointments from the Republicans.

Republicans hold a large majority in the armed services, with 57% of active military personnel and 66% of officers identified as Republican in 2003

Self-identified Republicans are significantly more likely than Democrats to have 4-year college degrees.

Exit polls conducted in 2000, 2004 and 2006 indicate that 23–25% of gay and lesbian Americans voted for the GOP.