a liberal always works for strong all powerful central government .
he sees no possibility that history could repeat itself in this country...he is sure he can make a perfect society with more laws governing the individuals personal life.. its been tried many times. allways results in absolute power.absolute gov power always corrupts absolutely..its just human nature. we arnt ants.it works well for them.but
we are humans and it will never work for us.
originally, Liberalism was used to define those who wished to limit the power of government and ensure a laissez faire economy. They opposed a welfare state, and wished to protect individual rights. You're thinking of Social Liberals, who are trying to create a welfare state and a huge government.
Remember, the Classic Liberal (like me!) is your friend.