Law School Discussion

Poll

Political Affliation and Region

Liberal
11 (26.8%)
Conservative
8 (19.5%)
Moderate
4 (9.8%)
Libertarian
9 (22%)
No Idea
0 (0%)
Don't Care
0 (0%)
Socialist
8 (19.5%)
Green Party
1 (2.4%)

Total Members Voted: 34

Liberal v. Conservative

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Re: Liberal v. Conservative
« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2006, 09:38:05 AM »
I'm right on every issue.  Meaning im a fiscally conservative and socially progressive. 

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Re: Liberal v. Conservative
« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2006, 09:39:55 AM »
As liberal as they come--socially and economically. ;)

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Re: Liberal v. Conservative
« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2006, 09:42:28 AM »
Well most people here tend to be "fiscal conservatives" but what does that mean?  We all want balanced budgets, but how do the "fiscal conservative-socially progressive" types reconcile the high levels of federal spending required by the socially progessive within you and the limited government-lower taxes and lesser spending on social programs that most "fiscal conservatives" advocate?

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Re: Liberal v. Conservative
« Reply #13 on: March 07, 2006, 09:43:20 AM »
Conservative. A poll would have worked well here.

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Re: Liberal v. Conservative
« Reply #14 on: March 07, 2006, 09:44:00 AM »
Conservative. A poll would have worked well here.

Seconded.

Re: Liberal v. Conservative
« Reply #15 on: March 07, 2006, 09:51:13 AM »
Liberal

edit: from Dallas, TX

Re: Liberal v. Conservative
« Reply #16 on: March 07, 2006, 09:54:41 AM »
Liberal.

Bring back the estate tax--US problem isn't income disparity, it's the disparity in wealth.

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Re: Liberal v. Conservative
« Reply #17 on: March 07, 2006, 09:59:28 AM »
Ok i added a poll, didn't really know how to do that earlier lol.  Also how about providing region of the country, it should be interesting to see the results based on region. 

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Re: Liberal v. Conservative
« Reply #18 on: March 07, 2006, 10:10:56 AM »
Well most people here tend to be "fiscal conservatives" but what does that mean?  We all want balanced budgets, but how do the "fiscal conservative-socially progressive" types reconcile the high levels of federal spending required by the socially progessive within you and the limited government-lower taxes and lesser spending on social programs that most "fiscal conservatives" advocate?

As a possible explanation, some people who are economic conservatives may consider themselves to be socially liberal due to their opinions with regards to abortion, religion in schools, etc. Things that don't necessarily incur extra spending.

Re: Liberal v. Conservative
« Reply #19 on: March 07, 2006, 10:11:55 AM »
Conservative -- socially and economically... Houston, TX soon to be Deep South next year.

I'm Republican, sure you had trouble guessing by my list of schools below.