Neo-Conservative

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Neo-Conservative

One who advocates an expansive foreign policy, as well as a role (though limited) for government in poverty reduction and welfare programs. Neo-conservatism is associated with nation building, in which a country uses its military force to occupy a country to protect a nascent government until it becomes stable. Neo-conservatives favor an activist foreign policy intended to prevent potential rivals from becoming a threat. Neo-conservatives believe this philosophy makes their own countries safer, while critics contend that their philosophy leads to instability.
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The entrenchment of idiotic neo-con politics, and the wholesale murder of innocent peoples throughout the world, is rationalized through politics of lies and deception.
Most people realise that Westminster's neo-con friends in Washington have war with Iran on their agenda.
Also heading the charge in Washington is the Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI), the successor to the neo-con Project for the New American Century (PNAC) which played a critical role in mobilising support for "regime change" in Baghdad in the late 1990s and subsequently spear-headed the 2002 campaign to invade Iraq after the 9/11 attacks.
As a result, a small group of neo-cons devised a plan to win back the hearts and minds of America.
But, with sympathetic Republicans taking over the House of Representatives and the neo-cons getting the upper hand in Republican circles, the Israeli government appears confident it can press for more.
Having lost their own zest for internationalism, a common response among liberals to neo-con radicalism has been a call for "realism," non-interference in others' affairs, and withdrawal from the world.
If President Bush was initially sensitive to distinguishing the religion of Islam from the actions of terrorists, that sensitivity has seemed to fade in subsequent months as the Bush-Cheney administration seemed guided by the ideology and policies of neo-con members of the administration and its advisers with their vision of the creation of a New American Century and an "unholy alliance" between many neo-cons and the hardline Christian Zionist Right.
They have it in their heads that they are still right: We need to have a "holy war" and a "crusade" against the Islamic terrorists and prove to the world that the neo-con version of American democracy is the only acceptable way to govern any nation on Earth.
He wrote on his blog in November 2007: "Often when I walked onto the set of The West Wing some of my colleagues would greet me with a chanting of 'Ron, Ron, the neo-con.
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, gave neo-con intellectuals the chance to lend their brand of revolutionary idealism to the Bush/Cheney enterprise.
Even Bobby Kennedy is described as "having some neo-con tendencies," though Wattenberg says Ronald Reagan also fits the bill because "he hated Commies, and prior to becoming governor, was a liberal Democrat.
Now finally, in a series of articulate essays, that neo-con Big Lie has been successfully and persuasively debunked by David Truskoff in "What The Hell is A Liberal?