And on a dumber note, a leftist tries to post a few "gotcha questions" for conservatives.
1. As opponents of “big government,” why do you fervently support an unending stream of government-sponsored wars, vast government military spending, the power of local police to shoot and kill unarmed citizens, government interference with abortion rights and family planning, government restrictions on marriage, and the linkage of church and state?
Answers (in order)
A) unending stream of government-sponsored wars,
We don't. We support the unending obligation of the federal government to protect our people, land, liberty. Those who support "unjust wars" should be questioned as to why they consider themselves "conservative."
B) vast government military spending
We don't. Members of Congress excepted, most conservatives I know want to see government waste of all types curbed, including military spending. If money was used wisely, less would be spent.
C) the power of local police to shoot and kill unarmed citizens
Hat tip to Ferguson and the rest of the "unarmed" thugs.
This question makes it sound as if local police are wandering around shooting random citizens (lie.)
I believe that (like every other human being) local police officers than the right to defend themselves if they believe their lives or the lives of others are in danger. Outside of that, police who are involved in shootings should be investigated and taken to court, should a grand jury (or other official group) think it appropriate. Oh wait. That happened and the leftists still are not happy.
D)government interference with abortion rights and family planning
By "abortion rights" you mean the right to kill an innocent unborn.
Do you see the hypocrisy?
a police officer defending themselves against a thug trying to wrestle their weapon away = bad. Murdering an unborn child before they have a chance to take their first breath = good.
The second lie becomes visible in recent politics.
Conservatives do NOT wish to interfere with adults practicing family planning.
Conservatives DO wish to interfere with the government forcing businesses to act against their deeply held religious beliefs.
E) government restrictions on marriage
Since the government began requiring citizens to get the state's permission to marry, there have been restrictions, whether that be incestual relationships, polygamous relationships, etc.
It's interesting to note that in many of the states where the courts (government entities) have overthrown the only definition of marriage that we've ever had, it has been the citizens who have voted for constitutional amendments defining "marriage"
So, in reality, we have the majority of citizens voting for the traditional definition of marriage, and the state, petitioned by the minority, telling us "we can't do that."
F) the linkage of church and state?\
the Constitution says:
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; "
Let's see. Has Congress tried to establish a state religion? No?
And actually, the "free exercise thereof" is being violated - BY THE LEFTISTS!
To even ask that section is another example of the rank hypocrisy of the left.
That's only the first question and my head hurts from the "Alinskyism"