Monday, February 6, 2012

Q: What does a conservative believe?

By Shelby Steele |

I believe that freedom of the individual — as opposed to good works or “social justice” — is by far the highest goal any society can strive for.

I became a conservative precisely to deal with my fate as a black American born into a segregated society. Racism had deprived me of individual freedom as I grew up in segregated America.

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