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May 22, 2008

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John

"as a policy matter, conservatives need to figure out how they're going to stop the juggernaut."

Nothing fuels the juggernaut like the embrace of indivdualism.


"Americans are more independent, rootless, and on their own than ever."

Sure, and that feeds into soft despotism. The reliance which people used to place in family and local community, they now place in the Federal government.

John

"It's Rugged Out There for an Individualist"

Americans have never been less individualistic than they are today. Don't confuse mobility with individualism.

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