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The Myth of the Middle Ground
American Thinker, by Robert Oscar Lopez

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 1/16/2014 6:37:24 AM

Are moderation and compromise good things? It´s worth pondering. No matter what your pet conservative issue is, there are always people eager to tell you to sit down with the other side, "build bridges," "open a dialogue," "listen," and "not demonize." The people who say this usually state their pleas in vague terms. More often than not they are trying to placate friends or co-workers who find something about conservatism unappetizing, or else they simply don´t know very much on a specific topic and would rather not get "caught in the weeds" between two debaters who are well-informed. There are countless examples

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: philsner, 1/16/2014 7:16:10 AM     (No. 9694022)

Looks like our establishment posters are getting thumped this morning.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/16/2014 8:37:36 AM     (No. 9694121)

Amen!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jlw509, 1/16/2014 9:10:00 AM     (No. 9694165)

I was frankly shocked by the list of p publications that wouldn´t even print a letter to the editor from Robert Oscar Lopez: Mother Jones, Salon, San Diego Union-Tribune, Houston Chronicle, Orange County Register, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Washington Times, Washington Examiner, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Atlantic Monthly, and The Nation.

Lopez is a very good writer with a highly v valuable point of view.

What a world.

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/01/the_myth_of_the_middle_ground.html#ixzz2qZQ7m3BH
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bluehouse, 1/16/2014 10:32:54 AM     (No. 9694296)

Why compromise when the facts are on your side? We need to encourage relationships which help children thrive. LGBTQ relationships are not in the best interest of children. LGBTQ relationships are rarely long term and are much more prone to violence. LGBTQs often claim their dysfunctions are caused by the larger society not accepting them. Blaming others for your abusive behavior does not excuse it. If your boss treats you bad at work, it is still wrong to come home and kick the dog. LGBTQs have the same rights as heterosexuals. They do not have the right to reorder society based on how they feel about their genitalia today.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 1/16/2014 12:28:02 PM     (No. 9694463)

Middle ground: One person/group want 100 concentration camps; the other group wants ZERO. Middle ground says 50 concentration camps is the solution! All hail the middle ground.

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