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The philosophy 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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Previously only the Hanbali school, the ultra-conservative one that dominates the Saudi version of Islam, was represented.
He also leads an ultra-conservative wing of the church and has clashed with Spain's socialist government over issues like gay marriage and relaxing divorce laws.
The most recent fee reductions will take effect on June 15, when the EdVest and tomorrow's scholar Stable Value Portfolios will be renamed the Ultra-Conservative Portfolio.
Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, D-Los Angeles, said he is concerned about ultra-conservative Republican legislators whom he says are out of touch with average members of their own party.
Four years earlier Kansas had elected an ultra-conservative attorney general named Phill Kline, who used the power of his office to snoop into the medical records of patients at abortion clinics.
She addresses gender, mainstream youth studies, Canadian legal discourses about sexual minorities and the effects on education, and ultra-conservative popular discourses, such as that in the Alberta Report from 1992-1998.
The film features a gay couple who must pretend to be straight when their ultra-conservative future in-laws come to dinner-not to mention conceal their ownership of the notorious drag bar downstairs
He speaks for a small slice of ultra-conservative fundamentalism, but what are the chances that someone living in an African nation or a remote part of Russia realizes that?
The ultra-conservative have called for Iraq's Shiite majority to adopt a velayat-e faqih system similar to Iran's, where Supreme Leader Khamenei claims to represent God on earth, as they fear that a US-guided democracy in the neighbouring country could cause the Iranian population to rise in a US-instigated revolt against their theocracy.
Does she go for ultra-conservative stuff because she thinks it's the latest style?
However, their quest for even greater financial security convinced them to take a gamble in 1998 and add more mutual funds and individual stocks to their ultra-conservative array of savings accounts, CDs, and U.

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