Liberalism And Liberalism

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There are two political ideologies within the United States political system. And those are liberalism and conservatives. While liberals are for less government they operate under the assumption that everyone is a rational being, and can solve problems and progress without government. Then we have the conservatives who in contrast to the liberals value and emphasize tradition and already established practices to guide them into the future. While this is a very blanket and general description of the political ideologies liberalism and conservatives. There are different variations of the conservatives and liberalisms. Sometimes the liberals want more government. And sometimes the conservatives may want a little less government. While these political …show more content…
Even though the socialists did support a system where communities controlled the buisnesses and factories. Even so americans associate socialism with communism where even now socialism is associated with communism. So while democratic socialism never gained traction because the American public felt it was too extreme, and it probably had to do with them also being associated with communism as well. There was also another political agenda known oas libertarianism. Now they were different while the democratic socialists wanted government to control everything. The libertarisms wanted absoloutely no government …show more content…
And they felt the only role government should have was to protect basic human rights. A few of those basic rights include the right to life, the right to liberty, and the right to property. The libertarians also didn’t want the government involved in the private lives of its citizens. And what I mean by that is they wanted to repeal all of the laws on victimless crimes. The included crimes are prostitution, pornography and gambling. They wanted an unregulated free market that wouldn’t regulate the price of thigns like Milk. They also wanted to get red of the laws that prevent people from smoking marijuana. Libertarians were different from liberals in the sense that they did not support laws that want to expand the arm of the government in the economy. And then they are different from the social conservatives who supported social laws such as abortion and pornography and libertarisns did not want laws that regulated moral or the economic life of the people of the United States. Libertarians also do not want American to be the world police anymore. They paretty much want the military to have no alliances and for the country to not provide aid to others. Because they felt if you took part in either of those things that, that alone could lead to war. Not only that but libertarians wanted to reduce the defensive budget and they wanted the military defensive policy to be shown to be in

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