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    Elemental Lord ringpriest's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by peggleftw View Post
    its amazing how serious people get in the US about which party they support. maybe its just my family here, but my parents couldn't care less which party i voted for, unless i voted BNP or something. we have a discussion about it when the election time comes, but its not like we voted labor and we will always vote labor! i have an opposing view on politics to most of my family as well, we have a small discussion over tea about it sometimes, but thats about it. never fell out with anyone over it.
    main reason i can think of is there a lot of difference between the different US parties, where as in the UK the labor and conservative party are not really that different. our conservative party will still be considered left wing in the US.
    Actually, I'd guess it's the opposite. Here in the U.S. there are very few real differences between the parties, so people who support one or the other feel compelled to make a show of it, almost as if they're trying to convince themselves that they are distinct, and that their vote does matter. OTOH, from what I understand about, say, Germany or Sweden, which government you vote for will have actual, noticeable, real-world effects.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vastx View Post
    Took the other test.

    You are a Neo-Conservative. 3 percent of the test participators are in the same category and 92 percent are more extremist than you.

    Neoconservative is an oxymoron isn't it?

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    Dreadlord vastx's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raybourne View Post
    Neoconservative is an oxymoron isn't it?
    I dislike that term lol. Neocon...I heard it way too often.

    Liberals in America, you know how you hate the term commie being associated with your ideology. Yeah, I feel your frustration.

    See, I answered a few foreign policy questions the best I could given the four answers available. That's why it labeled me as a neocon.

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