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-insane fascists who claim to have all the answers and therefore a complete monopoly on all knowledge and therefore on the entire universe and therefore no matter what you say you are wrong

-people who have declared themselves "always right" and therefore anybody who dares to disagree with them as "always wrong"

-freaks who crave power sooo much that they take an "we're always right and you're always wrong no matter what you say" position,thus negating all debate (see dictators )
To argue with a liberal is futile.

^Just like "the BORG" on Star Trek who's motto is "RESISTANCE IS FUTILE"
by bite me (an "EX"-democrat) September 05, 2004

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The people who took the Pledge of Allegiance out of schools because it “forces” some kids to say “under god”, However Muslims can still wear their turbans on their heads for their religion because if we told them they couldn’t it would be unconstitutional?
Abdar Al Suckadick doesnt have to stand for the pledge because its against his religion. Meanwhile John Doe saw Mr. Suckadick and told his liberal parents about it and eventually shit went down and good bye freedom. Liberals suck, they fuck everything up by making things complicated

by Freedomisntfree March 19, 2007

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Unfortunately, nobody on here has truly captured the meaning of "liberal." Liberal inherently implies desiring change or reform of the current system, whatever that system may be. Conservative is obviously the opposite; it describes something or someone who wants to conserve the status quo and reject change.
Some people get confused by the notion that the United States differs from the rest of the world in terms of its usage of liberal and conservative, but it does not. The reason it does not is because the economic system in place at the foundation of the US was based in a free market, not a restricted one. Therefore, in the US, fiscally conservative implies wanting to conserve what was originally present, a.k.a free market capitalism. Liberal economics in the US obviously steer away from that since, as it was already pointed out, liberal implies change.
In most other countries of the world, liberal economics implies gradually freeing markets more (becoming more capitalistic), instead of less. To some people (see previous posters), this is opposite the system we use in the US, but IT IS NOT. Liberal economics, a.k.a changing the economic system, in other countries means becoming more capitalistic because they originated from oppressive economic systems.
In summary, liberal means advocating change and conservative means advocating conservation. Those definitions apply EVERYWHERE. They may appear opposite in different places, but that's only because the "status quo," or the situations, in those places differ.
person 1: If JFK ran for office today, then he'd probably run with a conservative platform.
person 2: You're absolutely right, because what was liberal in the 1960s is conservative today. That's because the situations have changed, but the terminology hasn't.
by NoVAn January 11, 2007

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The term varies a lot between contexts, so, to avoid looking like a dumbass], I'll stick with the ones I know.

#1: Liberal, adjective, non-political.

Stating using a large dosage of something or having mostly nonrestrictive views about issues such as sex or religion.

Example: I used a liberal amount of sugar to make those cookies. I am fairly liberal when it comes to what Church I go to. I am liberal and venturesome in the bedroom.

#2: Liberal, adjective, political.

Example:

Due to the sheer amounts of hate and propoganda floating around here, I will try to be as objective as possible.

Liberals are generally on the left side of the political spectrum. This is the same side as communists, fascists, and socialists. However, most liberals are not communists, or fascists, or socialists to any significant degree. Communism is to the far end of Liberalism. It is about the destruction of all class and property distinctions between people, like China during the Great Leap Forward. Fascism is a strong, centrist dictatorship, but is not communist. An example would be Suddam Hussein's Iraq.

See below to continue.
Socialism is the blanket term that most accurately describes what many moderate liberals believe. It is like a watered-down form of communist in it's media-presented form. However, it is not that simple. It is about the government and the people aiding one another and distributing supplies and wealth according to a system. The degree of socialism ranges strongly, from almost non-existent levels such as in ancient Rome's alimentia, which was free bread and vegetable soup to the poor. The extreme end would be Hitler's Germany, which had programs for the betterment of certain Germans. It brought the country out of WW1, but it turned essentially fascism with social security.

I think I've said enough. If you haven't figured it out already, I am a Liberal. Thats the end of part 1. I'd post more, but someone implemented limits on how long entries can be.
by cogitator June 09, 2010

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see smart

A person who actually KNOWS what's going on, somebody who uses the brain in a good way, NOT to childishly play with stupid minds and pollute the FUCK out of the only planet we live in.

Of course, those who made vote for women, abolished slavery, etc.

In other words, modern day heroes. If we ever make it to, say, 2150, it will be thanks to liberals and environmentalists.
Need I say more??? Women's rights, gays not dead, blacks not dead, young fetuses dead and used for research, attempting to keep the earth alive. You really have to be stupid and ignorant to be a republican and that's statistically demostrated.

"Did you see that liberal gay homo piece of shit haha I know better with my 'education' even if I never went to colledge"
by JoPeruz March 06, 2007

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someone who is usually subjected to narrowminded hostility in his or her own time, but is vindicated by posterity. Many of the political figures we revere today were liberals in their own time.
50 years ago, it was "liberals" who wanted to put an end to racial discrimination and segregation
100 years age, it was "liberals" who wanted safe working conditions and female suffrage
150 years ago, it was "liberals" who wanted to put an end to slavery
230 years ago, it was "liberals" who wanted an independent nation of America.
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Many liberals are smart people with reasonalbe views(I am not a liberal,however not conservative either.) However, Many retarted teenagers like the ones that go to my school just watch MTV and say, hay Mike Jones hates Bush, that must mean he sucks. These are the people giving liberals a bad name. Liberals and Conservatives need to stop bashing each other and just fucking do something about the world.
MTV Watching Teenager: Dude, Bush sucks even though I don't know anything about him or what he does.
Any teen with a brain: Shut up you gay poser liberal. You make Bush look like an absolute genius.
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The best political party to date. Accomplishments include, but not limited too.

1. Not teaching god in school.

2. Being part of the smarter people in America.

3. Legalizing abortion.

4. Legalizing Gay marriage

5. Having motherfucking Bill Clinton

6. NOT HAVING BUSH!
ME: REPUBLICANS ARE RETARDED!

Millions of other liberals: NO SHIT!!
by MADDOXPATT January 11, 2010

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