Liberals and Democrats believe that blacks are incapable of succeeding in America unless they are treated like children, with the federal government caring for them and feeding them all along the way, while restricting their actual freedom to act or even think for themselves. Conservatives believe that blacks can advance along with all other Americans if they are given the opportunity and embrace the responsibility of liberty, free markets, private property, and capitalism that has been the source of all of America's prosperity.
We believe that African-Americans can compete and succeed because they have proven time and time again that they can, in highly competitive and merit-based fields like sports, entertainment, the arts, business, and the military. Certain independent all-black high schools in Washington D.C. have produced world-class doctors, lawyers, scientists, artists, judges and generals.
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