Old and Still Waiting to Turn Into a Conservative

Well said. I can relate to it all.

okieprogressive

I know they say that as your age advances you are supposed to become more conservative and less likely to think radical thoughts. That you prefer the normal (whatever that is) over change. That you turn inward and think less about the world and more about your own mortality.

I’m pretty old but I guess I haven’t reached that place yet, because I still think radical thoughts and I still believe like FDR that a conservative is an individual who has two perfectly good legs and yet hasn’t learned to walk forward. I still believe the things my mother and my grandfather taught me about people and about caring. I still believe that we should feed the hungry and help people who are in need. That used to be considered a Christian value, but today we have so many people who profess to be Christian who say that if you…

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