Thursday, March 11, 2010

War vs. Conservatism

Posted by Jack Hunter on Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 11:32 AM

Kudos to Congressman John Duncan of Tennessee for an excellent speech yesterday during Wednesday's debate on the resolution to end the war in Afghanistan. Sadly, Duncan was only one of five Republicans who voted to bring the troops home. I've said it once and I'll say it again—every Republican who voted to continue Obama's war in Afghanistan are not serious about limited government or reducing spending, as perpetual war is the most expensive big government program of them all. Limited government and empire are wholly incompatible, something the Founders recognized and constantly warned against: (h/t Matt Hawes at C4L):

UPDATE: For some reason the John Duncan video above is marked as "private." You can view it by clicking here.

And of course, Ron Paul's speech on this subject was great, as always:

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