I was compiling a list of numerous topics (SOPA, Economy, Defense, etc.) and listing what I could find as the most representative statements from both Romney and Santorum. I was doing this as my research indicates that Romney is more conservative (fiscally, constitutionally) than Santorum. But as I became more aware that it would be impossible for anyone to logically/rationally say that Santorum (or Gingrich for that matter) was more conservative than Romney (or conservative at all) a light bulb went off in my head. This is not an issue of just putting facts in front of people it is a problem with word definition. My son and I often have long debates over what is meant or interpreted by a phrase or word.
The actual definition will not help explain my beliefs so I am presenting my political party platform (would prefer if the Republicans adopted something like this) so when I say conservative you know exactly where I stand.
Below is what I would like to see as a conservative platform that I believe that most groups can get behind. I would encourage an open rational discussion from others.
There is so much more but I think I make my point – social issues belong in the social market not the government. Freedom is paramount as long as you hurt no one – or your rights extend to where they touch mine but not beyond. Personal responsibility is the guide for all laws and regulations.
I think that any reasonable person would see that Romney would have no issues with agreeing on most of these points (if not all) and Santorum would have issues with most of them. To me that clarifies the issue as to whom is conservative and whom is not. Gingrich would also have issues as it would not allow him as President to have those BIG IDEAS as they have nothing to do with the Federal Government.
And while I am rambling I have a point to make regarding the Moon site that Gingrich and his followers want – am I the only person to remember that there is an international treaty that states that no country can do anything proprietary on the Moon?
So any of you who want to join and support my platform, add to it or clarify it let me know and those who have issues with it – let’s discuss it rationally.