To those of similar view and to any who welcome reasoned discussion, welcome.
As the conservative commentator Dennis Prager, whom I greatly admire, states, “I value clarity more than agreement.”
Passion and a strong point of view are appreciated but if you lack courtesy and simple manners you are not welcome till you acquire said virtues.
This is a discussion forum for grown-ups.
My primary aim is not to convince others of the ‘correctness’ of my view.
Rather, it is gaining a deeper understanding of the issue under discussion wherein my interest resides.
I am a 61 yr old, white male born in 1948
I’m an Independent – with no party affiliation – I am also a neoconservative, the determination of which I arrived at independently. I believe the way to achieve classical liberal goals is through Conservative principles.