That may be so, but very few Republicans these days are fiscal conservatives. Many more are only social conservatives, like Rick Santorum: ready and willing to tell other people how to live their lives.
Who the hell has a software job for 15 years? I've been doing development full-time since 1979, and the longest gig I've had was for three years. A few I would have liked to last longer, but not many. Something always changes to make the job I liked not so attractive any more, and I start looking again. Rarely have trouble finding the next one.