Originally Posted by Pony Boy
I would agree with Santorum but add the importance of "States Right's" most conservatives I know want the Federal government off their backs and out of their daily lives. The states were united under one flag for protection and to provide a common currency for ease of interaction between them. This notion of a huge federal government heavy with programs, buyouts, bailouts, subsidies and entitlement programs was never the intention of the founding fathers.
Likewise. Neither party fits that description right now.
The best we can hope for is bi partisan efforts after the election, but I fear it will be another 4 years of partisan squabbling; no matter who gets elected.