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- n. The state or quality of being conservative.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. The quality of being conservative.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Tendeney to preserve or maintain; conservatism.
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Such local, or shallow, conservativeness, is what produces the likes of Al Qaeda and Dick Cheney (not that Dick doesn't read, but that he does not read well, or too broadly; his manipulation of the intelligence vetting process shows his disregard for truth, context, or conflicting realities that broad reading produces).
Nevertheless, there are at least three problems with the "conservativeness" of the United Russia.
As a multi-millionaire with a penchant for spending money like a drunken sailor in his personal and political life, Rehberg has always tried to find his pretend "conservativeness" by appealing to the outer limits of the political stratosphere.
With the fiscal conservativeness (and good looks) of Ronald Reagan, the conservative family values that Newt Gingrich lacks and a rags-to-riches back-story that would put Mike Huckabee to shame (he grew up the son of a poor adding machine, and his grandfather fought in Y2K), Reagan OS 911 truly is the GOP's best shot at a 2012 presidency.
All this wouldn't matter so much -- we might dismiss the system as a mere method of organization -- were it not for the fact that conservativeness in organization usually results in conservativeness of product as well.
It distracted attention from the tax increase while "promoting herself as tough on immigration and putting her in line with the point of view of primary voters in the Republican Party, trumping the other contenders for conservativeness," Herrera said.
I was just curious how my fav astronomy teacher is doing? also, I love ur anti-conservativeness, cause I'm fully republican, and it makes me laugh.
"Now we kick in that fiscal conservativeness that needs to be engaged, and we progress this state with $57-a-barrel oil ... [the state will have to] be prudent with public dollars and provide services more efficiently than have ever been provided in the state of Alaska before."
But it is also a hard truth that to encounter conservativeness, chauvinism, militancy, terrorism and instability Congress is the party that could led a secular political force for a more acceptable government.
The government, by the help of progressive sociologists, political thinkers and social activists, should identify the causes of conservativeness and must take initiative to remake the society progressive.