Posts Tagged ‘liberal

12
Apr
10

What is a Libertarian?

For some time now I’ve considered myself a Conservative Libertarian.

21
Sep
09

RaptureAlert on Christians and Politics

I was watching my weekly NewsBusted when I saw the following comment. I found it interesting.

Christians are to be the salt of the earth and the light of the world, according to Christ. In Christ’s day, salt was used both as a seasoning and to PREVENT SPOILAGE, the latter being what Christans are supposed to be trying to accomplish. Light dispels darkness, as we all know. I think it’s clear what Christ wanted us to be doing when He said we were to be the light of the world! Could we be doing better? YES!

Liberalism of the WAY LEFT variety and political correctness is killing our nation, both spiritually and morally.

Jesus Christ didn’t get crucified for rolling with the flow! Where He saw corruption and immorality, He took a bold stand as did all of the Apostles. Only one Apostle wasn’t killed for standing up for what’s right. Many Christians today don’t even VOTE!!!!

Pretty cool I think.

(Original comment here)

12
Sep
09

How the Public Option Healthcare Becomes Universal Healthcare

This is the new drum for the Public Option.

Am I missing something here? Option A, Option B, Option C, and then the Public Option. Well, sounds like capitalism, right? I now have 4 options to chose from!

But who is paying for the Public Option so we can choose that? The Taxpayer. So that means that if you are paying for Option B, then you are actually paying for Option B AND the Public Option. Why are you paying for Option B if you are being forced to pay for the Public Option through taxes?

Any sane person will realize that financially speaking it is stupid to pay for Option X when you will always be paying for the Public Option. Right? So slowly, Option X will disappear and we will be left with only the Public Option.

Presto! We have our Universal Health Care. And the best part is with this plan… the government didn’t force Universal Health Care, you chose it by giving up your Option X health care… because the Public Option was better, right? Right. It is always better to get your opposition to slide over to your side by their own choice (even if it is a pseudo-choice) because they then cannot say that you forced them.

Seriously this is genius and if you listen to videos like this, then you will be duped.

Someone please correct me if I am wrong.

08
Sep
08

The Double Standard Media

Only in America can we allow our mainstream media be so biased. I grieve, litterally, at their biasedness. It is no wonder that I stray so far and fervently from watching MSM anymore.

No, today is far from the watchdog and unbiased news that used to air. Back then, people tuned in to see the media uncover and unfurl any political blunder, regardless or what party that person belonged to. Today, media hosts and anchors (who are honored, followed, and idolized) area allowed to interject their own personal opinions, many times via logical fallacies and power-speaking.

Enter in the MTV Awards – the show that so many young people watch. And lets make any mistake about this, the young crowd is the new battleground for candidates and has proven extremely useful for Presidential hopeful Obama. So what happens during this show, the host, Russell Brand, interjects his very harsh and biased opinion of what it means to disagree and not vote for Obama. Below is his tirade.

BRAND: “Now, as a representative of the global community and a visitor from abroad, I don’t want to come across a little bit biased, but could I please ask of you people of America, to PLEASE ELECT BARACK OBAMA. Please! On behalf of the world. (Camera pans to singers Chris Brown and Britney Spears applauding and cheering.) Some people, I think they’re called racists, say that America is not ready for a black president. But I know America to be a forward-thinking country, right. Because, otherwise, you know, would you have let that retarded cowboy fellow be president for eight years?

We were very impressed. It was nice of you to let him have a go. Because in England, George Bush wouldn’t be trusted with a pair of scissors.

I am obliged by broadcasting law to show some balance in this situation, which means, uh, the Republicans might be alright. Sarah Palin. She’s a VILF! A vice president I’d like to…fumble, fondle, I dunno. I do feel a little bit sorry for her daughter, getting pregnant, poor kid. Is it a boy? Is it a girl? It’s a P.R. stunt. Come on. Be honest.

And I feel most sorry for that poor teenaged father. Boy. One minute, he’s just a teenaged lad in Alaska having joyful, unprotected sex. And the next minute: Get to the Republican convention. I think that is the best safe sex message of all time. Use a condom or become Republican! …That boy will spend the rest of his life masturbating while wearing a condom…

…New music, new president, and brand new America. And you people deserve it after eight years of Bush. I promise you, you deserve it… (emphasis mine)

This is dispicable in my opinion. It is OK to have your opinion.  But really, I could care less what you care about you stupid Brit – you can’t even vote here so buzz off. Now, this is wrong and disgusting because this is what he really said.

“Vote for Obama. Obama is a black man, and if you can’t vote for a black man, you are a racist. After all, half of you voted for a monkey, so you are just as retarded as him. Oh, and don’t mind that all of your senators voted for war, and many of them, including Obama voted to continue to fund the war they hated so much.

But Palin, well, she is just hot. She should remain that way, just some woman that has babies. There is no place for a woman in these politics. Oh and by the way, her baby isn’t real, Palin just made up a human to gain sympathy.”

I know I over exaggerated on my “reading between the lines” up there, but damn… Bullshit. I guarantee that if any right leaning station said that, they would be vilified for talking about his skin color and they would have ended their career. Look, many people don’t like Obama, not because they don’t like his skin color, but because they disagree with his policies. Let’s put it this way, if my own brother or father was running on the same political platform as Obama, I wouldn’t vote for him AND I would campaign against him. Me not liking Obama has absolutely nothing to do with his skin color and I am sure that many other people not voting for Obama are in the same boat. But forget that, we are just racist. Bullshit. And what is up with all this Palin talk and how she should just “stay home” and take care of her kids bullshit? The feminist movement strives to make is so that women do not have to choose between children and a career. So Palin comes along and says that she can raise kids, one being born with DS, and be a Vice-President at the same time. How is that not the best thing that can ever happen to feminist movement? Sheesh…. Instead we belittle her and call her child a “PR Stunt.” Again, bullshit.

I seriously don’t know how anyone can flip on the TV and say, with honesty, that the media does not lick Obama’s hairy ass and they pounce on every chance they get to slam McCain. This is bias, folks! The figure I found a week ago (but can’t refind it) is that McCain to Obama negative stories are covered by a ratio of 200:1. Holy crap… Furthermore, you see the stations always covering all the pop stars and their endorsement for Obama. It is like an Obama-orgy out there. I can’t even honestly say that I’ve seen any celeberties interviewed to endorse McCain (and I’m sure they are out there, its just that the media is cherry-picking the Obama supporters).

Edit: I found 4 celebrities that have endorsed McCain: Heidi Montag, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, and pitcher Curt Schilling. This is dwarfed by some of the heavy hitters such as Oprah Winfrey*, George Clooney, George Lucas, and the list goes on and on.

*Oprah alone probably overshadows all of McCain’s endoresements combined.




Quotes:

"We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth... For my part, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst; and to provide for it." - Patrick Henry

"Politicians and diapers both need to be changed, and for the same reason." - Anonymous

"Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it." - William Penn

"Naturally the common people don't want war; neither in Russia, nor in England, nor in America, nor in Germany. That is understood. But after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country" - Hermann Goering

"I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. For what I do is not the good I want to do; no, the evil I do not want to do this I keep on doing." - Romans 7:18-19

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain

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