Every family has to have one so I guess it am it.
The token liberal.
Its a burden I have chosen to bear.
I believe that government has a good and legitimate role to play in the world.
That government CAN be an agent for positive change
That government MUST be watched closely. The power of the law and the power of the purse are so immense that no people are safe from their government if they fail to keep a close eye on it.
That there are few topics that justify being an absolutist.
There is a balance to be struck between an intrusive government that burdens, even strangles, what it touches, and a laisse faire government which allows anything and everything without thought to the public good.
No suprise, I am a supporter of Senator Barack Obama for President
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