Conservative


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Conservative

A person who believes that what has been done should continue to be done as long as there is not a positive reason to change it. Conservatives may favor class distinctions as natural, or at least not harmful. In modern times, conservatism has become associated with the political right, or the belief that capitalism and the free market tend to best determine how an economy ought to be organized.
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especially those in powerful positions as chiefs of staff for conservative lawmakers or as rising stars in think tanks with conservative cultures.
Conservative groups such as the Anglican Communion in New Westminster (ACiNW) and the American Anglican Council also welcomed the primates' stand, with the AAC interpreting it as a "stern rebuke" to the U.
Even in the 1950s, The Conservative Mind was not of its time.
Much of the public believes a useful, but unsupportable, myth about the SCLM, and the media itself have been cowed by conservatives into repeating their nonsensical nostrums virtually nonstop.
Conservative Catholic prolife activists engage in a form of protest that seems as much concerned with making a statement about their own religious identity and aspirations for salvation as with influencing the debate on abortion.
Naturally, more conservative assumptions will require larger contributions to produce the intended benefit.
By frequently talking conservative, and calling itself conservative - while pursuing or acquiescing to damaging policies that are anything but conservative - the administration has given conservatism black eye.
Salem owns and operates 34 radio stations programmed in a conservative News Talk format including stations in 24 of the top 25 markets.
Pat Hay, Labour Marilyn Huart, Conservative Marjorie Mary Robinson, South Tyneside Progressives David Wood, Liberal # Joe Abbot, Ind Mary Butler, Labour David Fettis, Conservative Martin Joseph Vaughan, BNP # John Dagg Coe, Conservative John McCabe, Labour Gordon Hall Finch, Ind Ross Huart, Conservative Joseph Stephenson, Liberal Mark Walsh, Labour
Idaho's 1st District, which gave Bush 70 percent of its vote, handed only 50 percent to a doctrinaire conservative.
It wasn't enough to permanently resolve the distinctions between social and economic conservatives that comprise the majority.
Too often, we on the right do let our disdain for liberal environmentalists turn into nonchalance about the welfare of animals or the planet a mentality that's neither moral nor conservative in any true sense of the word.