Hello from an old new guy
Greetings folks. About 8 or 10 years ago, I used to post here under another name. Then I got too busy. Some time later, I decided to get active on some newspaper forums thinking that's where I could make a difference. Then I got tired of being attacked by the wingers (aka left-wingers) and having my posts deleted. I was badly out-numbered by libtards that would report every post of mine in an attempt to get as many of them as possible removed. As you can imagine with today's mainstream media outlets, the forum moderators/administrators were more than sympathetic to the leftists. So now I've gone full circle and I'm back. I'm not sure how much I'll be able to participate, but I'll figure that out as time goes by.
I've got a wonderful wife. I work full time doing software development. And I'm going to school part time working on a second masters degree.
I do not believe that being a liberal is simply having a different opinion. I believe that it is, at the very least, the sign of a person that lacks the ability to think deeply - past the immediate initial consequences of economic policy actions and on to the subsequent consequences. I believe that the most successful economic systems are the ones that understand natural human behavior (that humans are motivated to improve their own condition) and design their economic system to harness that natural human behavior. I do not call myself a conservative because I believe the left has defined (or re-defined) that word to have negative connotations. I prefer to refer to myself as an individualist and a capitalist.
Please welcome me aboard. And I ask your forgiveness in advance for not being able to tolerate left-wing lies, attacks, and otherwise mindless hate-filled diatribes.