Sunday, February 19, 2012


Greetings good citizen,

I stumbled upon this article yesterday and it disturbed me deeply.

While the left has long been divided into ‘activists and pacifists’

The article goes on to claim:

have occasioned much recent comment. Their behavior in the Republican debates has caused even jaded observers to react, like an Oxford don stumbling upon a tribe of headhunting cannibals. In those debates where the moderators did not enforce decorum, these right-wingers, the Republican base, behaved with a single lack of dignity. For a group that displays its supposed pro-life credentials like a neon sign, the biggest applause lines resulted from their hearing about executions or the prospect of someone dying without health insurance.

Who are these people and what motivates them? To answer, one must leave the field of conventional political theory and enter the realm of psychopathology. Three books may serve as field guides to the farther shores of American politics and the netherworld of the true believer.

Most estimates calculate the percentage of Republican voters who are religious fundamentalists at around 40 percent; in some key political contests, such as the Iowa caucuses, the percentage is closer to 60. Because of their social cohesion, ease of political mobilization and high election turnout, fundamentalists have political weight even beyond their raw numbers. An understanding of their leaders, infrastructure and political goals is warranted. Max Blumenthal has done the work in his book "Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party." Blumenthal investigates politicized fundamentalism and provides capsule bios of such movement luminaries as James Dobson, Tony Perkins, John Hagee and Ted Haggard. The reader will conclude that these authority figures and the flocks they command are driven by a binary, Manichean vision of life and a hunger for conflict. Their minds appear to have no more give and take than that of a terrier staring down a rat hole.

The, er, ‘savage’, this inner beast that this article refers to resides in ALL of us!

You know he’s/she’s in there, it even pokes its head out and makes its presence known during ’tense’ social situations. (Unfortunately, most of us are arrested shortly afterwards…)

So, what is the writer telling us? That conservatives are ‘okay’, it is merely, er, ‘unfortunate’ that the savage inside us all finds conservatism ‘more appealing’?

No, it’s not that at all (even though that’s how it reads…)

Last time this force was ‘used’ it was by the ‘so-called liberals’ when they took the ‘take no prisoners’ stance in the fight for workers rights!

The ‘conservatives’ have marshaled these beasts to their cause by pounding the war drums and attacking mythical ‘big government’.

How ironic is it that it is mismanagement, often by the same people who are calling for less government, that is at the root of the problem?

Not only do they say they don’t know how to govern but they turn around and prove it!

Could this be ‘the key’ to the oh so may ‘lost elections’ is in fact the appeal to the ‘action oriented’ voter.

Understand good citizen, there’s a damn good reason why the media doesn’t report the actual carnage of the wars they wage!

The ONLY thing keeping ‘the beast’ in check is the reality of what happens when that beast is released.

Remove the killing and the dying…bring the wounded forward and treat them like heroes (while ‘the eye that never blinks’ is on them, then cast ‘em away and forget ‘em! The moment the fanfare dies down.)

Why do you suppose the suicide rate is so high in this mostly senseless ‘Police action’?

This isn’t ‘war’…this is an ‘occupation’, our soldiers are there to ensure the safety of US commerce (and by extension, those who own that commerce!)

Worse (and you know me good citizen, there’s always a ‘downside’…even to horrendous behavior!)

The (mock) ‘war’ serves to filter out those who would protect innocent civilians rather than follow orders.

Because that has always been the big obstacle to a military coup.

You can’t pull off a coup if your soldiers find their orders ‘morally repugnant’.

Well, how do you find soldiers who are willing to obey orders without question?

You run ‘em through a ‘filter’.

The ones that don’t break under the pressure are your kind of sociopaths!

They’re the ‘never compromise, never surrender’ no minds.

Because regardless of the ‘cause’ (and these idiots don’t really care) they WILL ‘fight to the death’ for either side!

So ‘the right’ is currently ‘appealing’ to these simple minded Lemmings who follow their leader (pretty much anywhere and its especially true when they are kept ignorant of the ‘consequences of their actions.’

How pathetic is it good citizen that when one of these savage beasts is confronted with the carnage they are responsible for, they, quite honestly, claim ignorance.

They literally are ‘too stupid’ to figure it out for themselves.

Does this make the blood-lusty millions ‘bad’?

Not necessarily…what it really illustrates is the EXTREME DANGER there is in hiding the end results of their unbridled aggression from them.

Once they ‘see’ what their aggression results in, they ‘smarten up’.

So…is it conservatism we need to fear (it is) or is it the conservative’s ‘shameless pandering to the savages among us' that needs to be combated?

Thanks for letting me into your head,


PS. Once again the (lying) media IS the problem! This goes directly back to the (wealthier than ever) >One Percent!

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