There’s a marked increase in hostility on the Right, directed to the Right. However, if the Left were ever to engage in any kind of in-depth introspection, leftism would fall apart like the intellectual house-of-cards it is. It would become nothing more than a vast collection of tiny, spluttering splinter groups feuding and scrapping over tiny niche issues, well below the radar of a media corps too power-hungry to focus on such penny-ante flapdoodle.
“The notion that conservatives are the dogmatists and progressives are the free-thinkers is one of the greatest triumphs in the history of the intellectual marketing of bullsh**. Conservatives simply acknowledge that we have dogma, that some questions are settled, and that while they can be questioned or revisited, the amount of new evidence required to overturn them should be monumental and decisive, not faddish and rationalized in the emotions of the moment.”
I don’t ask that you in the RGI simply change your minds… only that you admit the obvious: that a reasonable case can be made that disagrees with your conclusions. And that not everyone who disagrees with you is a racist. Until you can do that, RGI your, racism, your bigotry, your narrow-minded pettiness, your prejudices, are the real obstacles to real solutions for the real problems of real people. Continue reading A Challenge to the RGI
“Consuming many media sources, learning to think critically, then combining numerous media sources with finely-honed critical thinking, to become ACTUALLY informed,” is a nice summary of “The Basic Responsibility of All American Citizens.” If all American citizens were to take this responsibility seriously, the Democrat Party’s electoral viability would evaporate overnight. Continue reading This Struck Me…
• The Democrat Party operates under the assumption that the American people are ignorant idiots. • Republicans operate under the assumption that the American people are able to see through the Left’s lies and slander. • The extent to which the Democrat Party achieves electoral success is the measure of how true each assumption is. Continue reading SOMEONE Needed To “Tone It Up”
Some right-wing commentator — Laura Ingraham? — should take Michelle Wolf’s entire monologue from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, word-for-word, and substitute in some left-wing woman’s name instead of Sarah Sanders’. Sub in the name of, say, Michelle Obama. Or Nancy Pelosi. Continue reading Do It!
“By the end of the 1960’s, you couldn’t be conscious and thinking and pro-Marxist.” Continue reading A GREAT Quote, an Important Quote