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Pseudoconservatism - The Zot That Endures
p m carpenter's commentary ^ | 8/6/10 | P.M. Carpenter

Posted on 08/07/2010 3:32:59 PM PDT by fifthcolumnist

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1 posted on 08/07/2010 3:33:02 PM PDT by fifthcolumnist
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and they most decidedly would not be advocating trillions in extended tax cuts while in the grips of such looming debt.

Genuine conservatives would understand that reducing taxes (and regulation), thus making America a business-friendly environment where more businesses want to do business, is what will reduce the debt.

2 posted on 08/07/2010 3:36:09 PM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (The success of Darwinism was accompanied by a decline in scientific integrity. - Dr. Wm R. Thompson)
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To: fifthcolumnist
and they most decidedly would not be advocating trillions in extended tax cuts while in the grips of such looming debt.

Genuine conservatives would understand that reducing taxes (and regulation), thus making America a business-friendly environment where more businesses want to do business, is what will reduce the debt.

3 posted on 08/07/2010 3:36:12 PM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (The success of Darwinism was accompanied by a decline in scientific integrity. - Dr. Wm R. Thompson)
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To: fifthcolumnist
...and they most decidedly would not be advocating trillions in extended tax cuts while in the grips of such looming debt....

This alone tells me the article is BullFeces. Raising taxes during a downturn is like taking seeds away from the farmer to eat when he most needs to plant them to generate more product.

4 posted on 08/07/2010 3:37:17 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: fifthcolumnist; 50mm

Welcome to FR. Maybe

You sign up today to post this?

“they would not have made a political game of uniform obstructionism; they would not have toyed with, of all things, unemployment benefits; and they most decidedly would not be advocating trillions in extended tax cuts while in the grips of such looming debt.”


5 posted on 08/07/2010 3:38:11 PM PDT by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir!)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

Genuine conservatives want to slash taxes and eliminate some enormous federal agencies that have gone out of control, like the EPA.


6 posted on 08/07/2010 3:39:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: fifthcolumnist

Interesting screen name; would that make you a member of the “fourth estate, fifth column dis-informers”?


7 posted on 08/07/2010 3:46:27 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: fifthcolumnist
Did you write this drek? If so, could you please expand on this point:
they would not have toyed with, of all things, unemployment benefits
Do you mean they shouldn't have insisted that the "benefits" be paid for before they agreed to the extension?

Also, if you wrote this and it's your blog, why do you excerpt?

8 posted on 08/07/2010 3:50:15 PM PDT by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: darkwing104

*sniff*


9 posted on 08/07/2010 3:56:55 PM PDT by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir!)
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To: fifthcolumnist

I just love it when a pretend conservative tries to tell me what I should think.


10 posted on 08/07/2010 3:57:08 PM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: fifthcolumnist

You seem to mistake common sense for “uniform obstructionism”.

At what point do you think King Barack should be responsible for the economy that he controls?
It’s an answer no lefty has been able to answer - perhaps the reason that Independents are abandoning the progressive ship?

It’s the reason that progressives have had to draw attention away from the economy instead of to it. Maybe you should employ the same tactic - if you care to survive through November.


11 posted on 08/07/2010 4:05:43 PM PDT by APatientMan
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To: fifthcolumnist
Reading through your blogs, I find the most honest statement you make is: I'm no economist... Which is true. Economists generally deal in hard numbers and analysis. Pure economics isn't swayed by emotions or polls (albeit, too many so called economists play that game). Your profile states you have a PHD in political science, which by definition, is the polar opposite of tangible study. It reduces the study of what runs a country down to Jungian and analysis of how neural linguistics can influence the voters- not on what is right or wrong; correct or incorrect. This is the mantra of the left or the jelly filled DC establishment Right, not on Conservative values.
12 posted on 08/07/2010 4:06:48 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: fifthcolumnist; 230FMJ; 50mm; A.Hun; abigailsmybaby; AFPhys; Aircop_2006; AliVeritas; Allegra; ...
They've become the party of the Limbaugh putdown, the Beck sneer, the Palin sarcasm -- and within that faux populist mix there's not a dram of fresh or serious thinking; and it is that insufficiency which has re-earned them the 1950's Hofstadterian epithet of "pseudoconservatives."

Fail!

Please let me know if you want ON or OFF my Viking Kitty/ZOT ping list!. . . don't be shy.

13 posted on 08/07/2010 4:08:42 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: fifthcolumnist

IBTZ


14 posted on 08/07/2010 4:10:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (No. Try not. Do... or do not. There is no try. ~Master Yoda)
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To: fifthcolumnist; darkwing104; dynachrome
How'd that Buzzflash gig work out for you, filthcolumnist?


15 posted on 08/07/2010 4:14:31 PM PDT by 50mm (Videoblogpimps - the vuvuzelas of Free Republic)
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To: fifthcolumnist; darkwing104; Old Sarge; 50mm; rabscuttle385
"for genuine conservatives are of course genuinely wary of too much change, too fast"

Oh, you'd be surprised to see how fast things can change around here.

IBTZ.


16 posted on 08/07/2010 4:14:35 PM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Marxism is Evil.)
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To: fifthcolumnist; Old Sarge; darkwing104; rabscuttle385; 50mm; Atom Smasher; 230FMJ; Aircop_2006; ...
Don't let the door hit ya, etc., etc., etc.. IBTZ.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

17 posted on 08/07/2010 4:17:11 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: paulycy
'Oh, you'd be surprised to see how fast things can change around here.'

LOL Good one!

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

18 posted on 08/07/2010 4:18:54 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: fifthcolumnist; darkwing104

IBTZ, this should be fun!


19 posted on 08/07/2010 4:20:13 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (People I know have papers for their mongrels.)
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To: fifthcolumnist

For once even I’m IBTZ!!!


20 posted on 08/07/2010 4:20:36 PM PDT by InABunkerUnderSF (Anyone who has read Roman history knows a barbarian invasion when they see one.)
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To: Viking2002

Heee heee heee...

And thanks for putting me on your ping list. :0)


21 posted on 08/07/2010 4:21:55 PM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Marxism is Evil.)
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To: fifthcolumnist

Viking Kitties got your tongue?


22 posted on 08/07/2010 4:23:50 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (People I know have papers for their mongrels.)
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To: darkwing104; All

This guy is no fun, he won’t come out and play smack a troll with us.


23 posted on 08/07/2010 4:26:11 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (People I know have papers for their mongrels.)
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To: fifthcolumnist
you ASK for it... you GOT it... ZOT!!!


Shot:George - Yield:225 Kilotons - First Thermonuclear Test



Looks like meat's back on the menu boys!!!

24 posted on 08/07/2010 4:27:38 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: paulycy
Hey, I gotta keep a good list of front-line flamethrowers to ping when I hear the sound of leathery wings flapping in the light of the moon. LOL

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

25 posted on 08/07/2010 4:27:38 PM PDT by Viking2002
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Don't have much use for the Tea Party, do you, filthcommunist?

Join a Congressional Tea Party Caucus? Why sure, said Indiana's Mike Pence, chairman of the House Republican Conference. "You betcha," he said, as would any utterly unprincipled demagogue, which is precisely what Pence is. But most others? Thanks, but no thanks, they say (when, that is, they can be cornered for a comment). They know a political time bomb -- or for that matter, a humiliating dud -- when they see one. Whomever the tea partyers don't co-opt within conservative circles, they drive away.

Source: PMS Carpenter @ Buzzflash

26 posted on 08/07/2010 4:28:52 PM PDT by 50mm (Videoblogpimps - the vuvuzelas of Free Republic)
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To: 50mm; fifthcolumnist
From your link:
Many of the comments posted under P.M.'s last column were personal attacks and were not, in our judgment, appropriate. They were akin to slamming the door on someone's head as he is leaving your house.

Poor guy...can't get no love nowhere! I think we should give him a nice ZOT party!

27 posted on 08/07/2010 4:28:52 PM PDT by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: jellybean

See post 26. Apparently, he doesn’t care for the Tea Party.


28 posted on 08/07/2010 4:30:14 PM PDT by 50mm (Videoblogpimps - the vuvuzelas of Free Republic)
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To: fifthcolumnist

IBTZ.You had your fun,now go back to Kos.


29 posted on 08/07/2010 4:30:33 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop thinking about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Viking2002

For some reason, the moonbats never hear us coming.

Sucks to be them. ;0)


30 posted on 08/07/2010 4:32:19 PM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Marxism is Evil.)
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To: darkwing104

ibtz....


31 posted on 08/07/2010 4:33:10 PM PDT by GQuagmire (Coked-up stimulus monkeys)
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To: fifthcolumnist

go away
won’t you just go away
go away
don’t you come back one day
take your stuff
take all of your precious things
leave right now
who knows what tomorrow brings
stay away
won’t you please stay away
live your life
but live it real far away
save yourself
there’s no way to get it all
look around
the writing is on the wall

and when you go
i won’t miss you at all
and when you go
i’ll be having a ball
you will see
thoughts of you
won’t ever cross my mind
it’s the truth
don’t mean to be unkind
‘cause people have the right
to party
and you won’t let them
have their fun
see ya, wouldn’t wanna be ya
auf wiedersehen, au revoir, shalom

go away
would you please go away
go away
you’re outta here come what may
hit the road
don’t bother to say goodbye
don’t care how
don’t even matter why
yes, people have the right to party
and we’re not waiting till you’re gone
ciao, bye bye, hasta la vista
fare thee well,adios, so long


32 posted on 08/07/2010 4:34:55 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (People I know have papers for their mongrels.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Oops, in case I’m supposed to credit those lyrics:

Gloria Estafan ~ Go Away

(I know she’s a lib but it’s one of the funniest songs I ever heard, and perfect for this noob too)


33 posted on 08/07/2010 4:38:07 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (People I know have papers for their mongrels.)
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I believe he thinks we are the illiterate people that John Kerry talked about...

Please let me know if you want ON or OFF my Viking Kitty/ZOT ping list!. . . don't be shy.

34 posted on 08/07/2010 4:41:25 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: fifthcolumnist

Remember this. If you post here, you are expected to respond.

Troll timer is running.


35 posted on 08/07/2010 4:42:29 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: fifthcolumnist

Wow, delayed zotting. The Kitties on a beer break?


36 posted on 08/07/2010 4:44:00 PM PDT by Brytani (There Is No (D) in November! Go Allen!!! www.allenwestforcongress.com)
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37 posted on 08/07/2010 4:46:50 PM PDT by 50mm (Videoblogpimps - the vuvuzelas of Free Republic)
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To: fifthcolumnist; 50mm; darkwing104; Old Sarge; paulycy; darkangel82; mkjessup; stephenjohnbanker; ...
Genuine conservatives would have restrained, as best they could, Democratic proposals to cure what ails us, for genuine conservatives are of course genuinely wary of too much change, too fast. But they would not have made a political game of uniform obstructionism; they would not have toyed with, of all things, unemployment benefits; and they most decidedly would not be advocating trillions in extended tax cuts while in the grips of such looming debt.

What they should be advocating is keeping the tax cuts AND paying for them by cutting Federal spending, starting with Empress Michelle Antoinette Øbama's lavish vacations in Spain.

But you are right about the unemployment benefits. That was a bad move politically.

Still doesn't make you any less of a troll.

Bye.

38 posted on 08/07/2010 5:04:59 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: fifthcolumnist

The air is too clear around here...where’s that ozone smell?


39 posted on 08/07/2010 5:18:11 PM PDT by JPG
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To: fifthcolumnist

thisisthetime, Lizzie in Boston, Greymung?


40 posted on 08/07/2010 5:18:25 PM PDT by Darksheare (I shook hands with Sheryl Crow and all I got was Typhus and a single sheet of toilet paper.)
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To: cripplecreek
Genuine conservatives want to slash taxes and eliminate some enormous federal agencies that have gone out of control, like the EPA.

Genuine conservatives would privatise the roads, courts, and the military!

41 posted on 08/07/2010 5:31:03 PM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (The success of Darwinism was accompanied by a decline in scientific integrity. - Dr. Wm R. Thompson)
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To: fifthcolumnist
pseudoconservatism???

Pseudo-Fail!!!

42 posted on 08/07/2010 5:46:41 PM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: darkwing104; 50mm; fifthcolumnist

IBTZ of the filthcolumnist.

Oops! Pardon my typo, but it seems that our stinky little troll thinks we’re too stupid to realize what a fifth columnist is.


43 posted on 08/07/2010 6:21:54 PM PDT by TheOldLady (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: fifthcolumnist

Amazing....I’m IBTZ!


44 posted on 08/07/2010 6:30:04 PM PDT by A.Hun (Common sense is no longer common.)
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To: TheOldLady; fifthcolumnist
... but it seems that our stinky little troll thinks we’re too stupid to realize what a fifth columnist is.

Oh, he knows and is just arrogant enough to peddle his garbage here.

45 posted on 08/07/2010 6:46:02 PM PDT by 50mm (Videoblogpimps - the vuvuzelas of Free Republic)
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To: 50mm

Of course. Just firing back at the stupid. I love the smell of ZOTtage in the evening, especially trolls who are this ignorant of history and economics. [deeeep sniffy breath — ahhh]


46 posted on 08/07/2010 7:16:55 PM PDT by TheOldLady (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: fifthcolumnist

Oh, was that you? I thought it was the bug zapper. Sorry.


47 posted on 08/07/2010 7:31:58 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: fifthcolumnist
Bye!


48 posted on 08/07/2010 7:33:49 PM PDT by 50mm (Videoblogpimps - the vuvuzelas of Free Republic)
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To: fifthcolumnist

LOL, fifthcolumnist, you scumbag. What would you know about “genuine conservatives”?
...That they should forever extend unemployment welfare?
Heh, what a maroon.


49 posted on 08/07/2010 7:35:21 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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Oh, was that you? I thought it was the bug zapper. Sorry.

A subdued response on the surface, but beneath lies a stinging sarcasm that will leave the ZOTtee with a lasting impression and possibly a migraine headache.

50 posted on 08/07/2010 7:41:27 PM PDT by 50mm (Videoblogpimps - the vuvuzelas of Free Republic)
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