OK, so you are having an identity crisis. Are you a liberal or a conservative?
This article from the National Center for Policy Analysis makes it easy to figure out. “Liberals want government in the boardroom but not in the bedroom. Conservatives want the reverse.”
Now that you have answered that burning question and “found yourself” you can enjoy this 13 page excellent review of liberalism and conservatism, their roots and the distinctions in their ideologies.
To whet your appetite: “In the history of politics, there is only one fundamental, abiding issue: It is individualism vs. collectivism.”