There's no getting around the fact that conservatism is evil.
I'm old enough to remember that some of the very same kinds of people -- and in several cases precisely the same individuals -- who regularly invoked God to fiercely resist racial civil rights and women's equality a few decades back, are now thumping the Bible in a wicked attempt at keeping homosexuals from marrying.
They also believe young girls impregnated by teenaged date-rapists who often come from "proper" Republican families commit murder by wisely choosing abortions.
They piously see themselves as pro-life, when they aren't salivating to strengthen the death penalty, or cheering the bloody carnage of our latest aggressive war on foreign innocents (many of whom are pregnant, by the way).
And when was the last time they ever supported a living wage or the labor unions without which Americans would be far lower in those international quality-of-life comparisons than we already embarrassingly are?
Thank a conservative for the U.S. being 29th on this planet in infant mortality!
Wherever there's a greedy boss growing filthy rich by shamelessly exploiting poor workers, you'll find a gaggle of conservatives excusing it all with glorious free-market "justifications".
Or scapegoating immigrants to smokescreen their own complicity in social theft.
There are many such bosses, and millions of consequently impoverished toilers, which explains why a new baby is born into poverty in these United States every 33 seconds.
They'll also pump poisonous pollutants into our environment, cut corners on plant-floor safety, and sell us harmful consumer goods, all in a constant, shameful drive to maximize personal gain at the expense of public welfare and the common good.
Thanks again, rightwing reactionaries.
Imagine, too, their consternation if we ever got the single-payer, universal health care that's far superior to our broken medical status quo, and which greatly benefits the rest of civilized, developed humankind.
Conservatives want us to remain sick, stressed, and helplessly hopeless, just so private pharmaceutical firms and insurance companies in which they're profitably invested can continue making an obscene killing.
It's the same way with other issues, and here's a prominent example:
While incessantly railing against teachers' unions, conservatives also seek to scuttle public education, having the audacity to claim it'd be for the good of kids. Privatize our schools, they demand, because profit (their own) supposedly generates quality.
But in Finland, one of those terrible, purportedly "socialist" countries that Republicans love to hate, children don't start classes until they're seven. Nevertheless, by age fifteen, they lead the world in math and reading. What sort of system do they have? Yup, public...
And so it goes, ever rightward in illogic, absurdity, and unequivocal ethical depravity.
Conservatives are socially irresponsible, narrowly selfish, mean-spirited, bigoted, staggeringly hypocritical, sad excuses for humanity whose full measure of absent moral fiber is exactly what the Sermon on the Mount sought to rectify.
And yet they have the gall to consider themselves "Christian"!
Yeah, and Hitler was just a cuddly bunny...
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