CW was for McCain before he was against him which happened when Palin was picked. Him along with Rockefeller Repubs went bat shit crazy and decided not to support McCain. Very narrow minded in my opinion because the few ounces of conservative principals in their blood have now been shit canned. Him and his ilk can kiss lower taxes and less protection from terrorism goodbye. More government intervention is on its way in a grand scale. Obama is going to make FDR & LBJ look like pikers.
Even worse, Hussien is going to make Carter look like a GREAT president.
I'm originally from NYC, and I saw how liberals governed, and nothing about Giuliani's record was liberal. The most critically conservative thing about Rudy Giuliani is that, whatever his personal feelings on an issue, he follows the law as written and intended. As a result, he governs as conservatively as Reagan did. Examples: He is the only mayor of NYC that I know of who actually cut taxes and spending. Not slowed the rate of growth, but actually made cuts. He reduced the welfare roles from over a million to under six-hundred-thousand. He reinvigorated the NYPD and backed them up as he unleashed them on criminals, but he also had zero tolerance for corruption or lawlessness on the force. He presided over the first decline in abortions in NYC since Roe v. Wade. He supported freedom of association when the Ancient Order of Hibernians were under attack by gay activists to be featured in the Saint Patrick's Day Parade. He opposed government funding of garbage masquerading as art (without actually resorting to censorship, as his detractors claimed). He refused money from a Saudi prince after 9/11 after that prince made derogatory remarks about the United States and he told Yassir Arafat that while he may have the run of the UN, he didn't have the run of Lincoln Center and terrorists were not welcome. He actually enforced standards of public conduct on the homeless and other nuisances and got rid of the squeegee pests who extorted change in return for smearing dirt on car windows. He confronted unions that were strangling the city's economy and forced them to do the jobs that they were paid to do instead of what they felt like doing. And he did all of this with an overwelmingly Democratic city council that made the current congress look like the Roman senate under Cato the Elder. Anyone who saw his speech at the Republican National Convention can attest to his patriotism and his ability to articulate it.
I liked Rudy to. I just wish he would have taken his campaigning a little more seriously.
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