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“Left Wing People Are More Intelligent” Says UK Guardian Columnist…
The Aged P.com ^ | 31/08/11 | The Aged P

Posted on 08/31/2011 1:19:56 PM PDT by sussex

Polly Toynbee, UK Guardian columnist and champagne socialist (house in fashionable Clapham and villa in Tuscany) has been rightly described by Boris Johnson as the living embodiment of “all the nannying, high-taxing, high-spending schoolmarminess “ of the liberal left.

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1 posted on 08/31/2011 1:20:00 PM PDT by sussex
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To: sussex

And then they wonder why Londonistan is burning...


2 posted on 08/31/2011 1:22:03 PM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER 2012 from my house....)
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To: sussex

Stop about how Christians or Conservatives are stupid. I’t pointless drivel.

Get a prayer rug, UK.

You’ll need it soon.


3 posted on 08/31/2011 1:22:07 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: sussex

Those who are intelligent do not have to tell others they are intelligent.


4 posted on 08/31/2011 1:22:27 PM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: sussex

left wing people sure think they are.. usually emotional people who latch on to one angle of a complicated problem and think they have it figured out. meh.


5 posted on 08/31/2011 1:22:27 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: sussex

POLLY WANNA FACELIFT?

6 posted on 08/31/2011 1:23:11 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: wac3rd
You’ll need it soon.


No need...leftists, liberals and all other Gaia-worshiping neo-pagans will meet their end just as the atheists and secular humanists will under the New Islamic Republic of Europe...

7 posted on 08/31/2011 1:23:46 PM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER 2012 from my house....)
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To: sussex

Need to stroke the egos of the useful idiots every once in a while. Otherwise, they wake up from their sleep in the dung heap.


8 posted on 08/31/2011 1:24:15 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: sussex

Masterful fact-checking, guys. Just masterful.


9 posted on 08/31/2011 1:25:11 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: sussex

Taking a cue from Hitler’s playbook.

This class of people are more intelligent than others.

Therefore, let’s...


10 posted on 08/31/2011 1:26:39 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: sussex

They just THINK they’re more intelligent.


11 posted on 08/31/2011 1:27:56 PM PDT by Shadow44
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To: sussex

If limey leftards are sooooo smart, how come they allowed their homes to be burned to the ground during the riots?


12 posted on 08/31/2011 1:28:08 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: sussex
By the economic beliefs and use of science I would think the left to be religious cult more than anything.
13 posted on 08/31/2011 1:28:43 PM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: sussex

Left Wing People “think” they are More Intelligent.

In order to be truly smart one has to have a decent blend of “Common sense and Book Learning” The left side thinks all you need is book learning....


14 posted on 08/31/2011 1:29:22 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: sussex

I have met intelligent liberals and I have met liberals that were too stupid to survive without a lifetime supply of government welfare money provided by the US taxpayers. I honestly believe the former outnumber the latter. Liberals are, for the most part, parasitic in nature. Is that intelligent? perhaps, until the host dies or finds a way to shake you off.


15 posted on 08/31/2011 1:29:55 PM PDT by RC one (NO MORE RINOs!!!)
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To: sussex

“All the blue eyed people are intelligent, graceful, and well-mannered. The brown eyed people are generally slower, clumsier, and have bad manners.”

Amazing you never hear about that experiment that one elementary school teacher did in her classroom.

Liberals really are amazing in that there is no low bar for them.


16 posted on 08/31/2011 1:30:23 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: Puppage

I noticed that she is not smiling in her picture. I can imagine what her teeth look like. She probably has bad breath to go along with her rotten head. I wish she would blow a kiss to some “intelligent” leftist, like Barbara Boxer.


17 posted on 08/31/2011 1:30:39 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Nat Turner

I wonder how a Marxist, moronic Greenie woman will approch an Imam for “justice” when she cannot vote, drive, own property or show her face, nor can she work outside the home...and can be raped or killed for slighting her hubby.

Oh, and she needs to cut off her daughter’s private part and cannot use birth control...oh, and she has to allow the mosque to send her child for a suicide mission in exchange for martyrdom and cash.

Oh, those Liberals...I wonder how those Paki-run hospitals will be...the food...no restaurants but Middle Eastern ones...get used to curry and goat meat. No bars, no wine. Oh, and their gay friends, Jeff and Biff, they will edure a nice stoning session for their blasphemy...

The poor Liberals hate us FUNDIES who just are so intolerant!

Burn your bras! Hate the Church of England...

Enjoy Sha’ria Law, idiot Libs!


18 posted on 08/31/2011 1:32:02 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: sussex

Only when it comes to jo mama being two daddies.


19 posted on 08/31/2011 1:35:19 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: sussex

20 posted on 08/31/2011 1:35:32 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: sussex

http://youtu.be/OUj-m6Gq_2Y


21 posted on 08/31/2011 1:37:15 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: sussex
Left wing are not more intelligent but these communists have planned this takeover of America for more than 50 years. The right were lazy and never realized that the communists would convince enough people to overthrow our Constitution. Supports my theory that before the King Obama elections I said that 2/3 of Americans were ignorant and just playing with toys instead of seeing what was happening to America. Now at least a third of Americans are still very stupid and ignorant and another group are bought. This is going to be one hell of an election and King Obama and his communists have a good chance of pulling this off.
22 posted on 08/31/2011 1:38:10 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: sussex

The whole socialist states of Europe are tanking as we speak, even the used to be rich, Germans. Not only that their cities are overrun with Mozlem scum...how smart is all THAT?


23 posted on 08/31/2011 1:39:39 PM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: sussex

The Mutual Admiration Society speaks ...


24 posted on 08/31/2011 1:41:37 PM PDT by ROTB (Sans Christian revival, we are government slaves, or nuked by China/Russia when we revolt.)
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To: Logical me

My post concerns both the UK and America. UK is damn near lost and we are following somewhat the same trail.


25 posted on 08/31/2011 1:41:37 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: sussex

OP, the headline is incorrect. It should say UK guardian communist, not columnist.


26 posted on 08/31/2011 1:41:49 PM PDT by Jeff Vader (Palin 2012)
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To: sussex

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2771591/posts

Nuff Said’


27 posted on 08/31/2011 1:44:10 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: sussex
Statement: "“Left Wing People Are More Intelligent” Says UK Guardian Columnist…

Response: I don't know about that; but they have used whatever intelligence they do have in order to totally dominate each and every institution of Western Society; Economics, Politics, Media, crime and punishment; marriage, financial institutions, education, business etc. etc. etc.

Comment: The one thing I admire about the left is the fact they never surrender. Even if defeated in a given battle they keep coming back until finally they win the war. The normalization of homosexuality is the prime example. This perverted enterprise has achieved almost total victory over normal society with the only remaining goal being the lowering of the age of consent to about twelve. Once lowering the age of consent is achieved the harvesting of the youth can begin.

28 posted on 08/31/2011 1:48:42 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: sussex

those who keep telling themselves that they’re smart are the ones who are dumb but trying to tell people they’re not.

Also if they were so smart then why keep doing the same policies which fail ALL THE TIME.


29 posted on 08/31/2011 1:49:16 PM PDT by manc (Hannity is a fraud , he admitted he's socially liberal on his show, marriage=1man with 1woman)
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To: kittymyrib
they're so smart that they need bumper stickers to say something but when one questions these fools they revert back to name calling
30 posted on 08/31/2011 1:50:52 PM PDT by manc (Hannity is a fraud , he admitted he's socially liberal on his show, marriage=1man with 1woman)
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To: sussex

And conservatives have bigger wangs, are better looking and can manage business better. Hey, we can be neurotically narcissistic too.


31 posted on 08/31/2011 1:51:35 PM PDT by NorthStarStateConservative (Springtime in America will arrive on January 21, 2013.)
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To: Shadow44
They just THINK they’re more intelligent.

So you think they think? I think they FEEEEEEL more smarter!

32 posted on 08/31/2011 1:52:05 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: sussex

“Left Wing People Are More Intelligent”...
Than prairie chickens?
Lemmings?
Rocks?
Aged tofu?
Dust bunnies?
(we could go on all day.)


33 posted on 08/31/2011 1:54:20 PM PDT by ozark hilljilly (Sanitized for your protection)
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To: sussex

Left wing people are stupid.

That’s why they’re forced to keep stealing our money to live.


34 posted on 08/31/2011 1:54:41 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: wac3rd
The poor Liberals hate us FUNDIES who just are so intolerant! Burn your bras! Hate the Church of England... Enjoy Sha’ria Law, idiot Libs!


That pretty much says it all...and when SHTF day hits, they will try to run to America to hide...Then I will be all about CLOSING the borders...

35 posted on 08/31/2011 1:55:56 PM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER 2012 from my house....)
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To: sussex

Toynbee is a complete idiot and always has been, but then so are the people on here proclaiming the death of the UK. Britain will endure as she always has, in no small part due to her population being 92% white anglo-saxon celtic and 3% muslim.

Judging the UK by what Polly Toynbee says is like judging America by what your president says - pointless and misleading.


36 posted on 08/31/2011 2:02:16 PM PDT by Caulkhead
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To: Nat Turner

Then Lenin must have been a genius. Let’s examine his extraordinary brain. Um, barely any convolutions. The Hemispheres are nearly smooth. OMG, the Bolsheviks turned Russia over to Abby Normal!


37 posted on 08/31/2011 2:03:16 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: sussex
Hmm. A "humanist" too . . . reminds me of these enumerated similarities between the Humanist Manifesto and the Satanic Bible.

Also funny that she shares a surname with Mortimer Toynbee (aka Toad from the X-Men comics) . . .
38 posted on 08/31/2011 2:05:09 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: rokkitapps

Precisely. Why people who seem unable to reason think that they are intelligent is baffling, unless it is, as I once read someone described, that he had read so much about thought that he thought he thought.


39 posted on 08/31/2011 2:05:32 PM PDT by Hootowl
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To: sussex

Leftist Template:

(in case you were wondering the strategy behind such an absurd article)

I Thou shalt create an illusion of invulnerability shared by most members to foster excessive optimism and encourage extreme risks taking

II Thou shall not allow any member to question the group’s inherent morality, instead members shall be encouraged to ignore the ethical or moral consequences of their decisions

III Thou shalt promote collective efforts to rationalize in order to discount warnings, or other information that might lead members to reconsider their assumptions before they recommit themselves to their assumptions

IV Thou shalt reinforce stereotyped views of enemy leaders as too evil to warrant genuine attempts to negotiate, or as too weak and stupid to counter whatever risky attempts are made to defeat their purpose

V Thou shalt self-censor any deviation from the apparent group consensus, inclining each member to minimize the importance of their doubts and counterarguments

VI Thou shalt create and maintain a shared illusion of unanimity concerning judgement conforming to the majority view

VII Thou shalt apply direct pressure on any member who expresses strong arguments against any of the group’s stereotypes, illusions, or commitments, making clear that this type of dissent is contrary to what is expected of all loyal members

VIII Thou shalt appoint mindguards to protect the group from adverse information that might shatter their shared complacency about the effectiveness and morality of their decisions


40 posted on 08/31/2011 2:07:37 PM PDT by Eddie01
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To: sussex

I know a lot of people with High IQ’s that can barely wipe themelves.


41 posted on 08/31/2011 2:12:15 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: kittymyrib

What are you yelling at me for, I didn’t say anything!


42 posted on 08/31/2011 2:25:26 PM PDT by douginthearmy
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To: Nat Turner

I want them closed now.


43 posted on 08/31/2011 2:27:11 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: sussex
left-wing people are more intelligent, and just generally better people

(She forgot the therefore.)

and therefore left wing people need to use force to take care of and to control the masses for their own benefit, because they are too stupid to function and they are bad.

44 posted on 08/31/2011 2:27:17 PM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: wac3rd

I nominate your post for Post of the Day.


45 posted on 08/31/2011 2:29:44 PM PDT by SoCal SoCon (Yesterday Argentina, Today Greece, Tomorrow America)
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To: sussex

is that why so many leftie voters are on drugs, welfare, and fell for the sub prime bs?


46 posted on 08/31/2011 2:33:18 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: sussex

If they are, it probably has something to do with intelligent people being expected to go to colleges, and colleges being bastions of leftism.


47 posted on 08/31/2011 2:37:06 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: wac3rd

I favor selective closing as opposed to a blanket shut down (at least until we get the courts fixed and they stop passing out freebies like candy to illegals). We always seem to have a soft spot when it comes to some foreign nations but throw up the concertina wire when others “less favored” people show up looking for refuge...When the refugees from jihad start arriving from UK and EU, guess where the NYSLimes and other progressives will be then....


48 posted on 08/31/2011 2:41:58 PM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER 2012 from my house....)
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To: wac3rd

Ironically, this woman is the daughter of Arnold Toynbee, the historian who once said that civilisations die from suicide, not murder...


49 posted on 08/31/2011 2:45:13 PM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: RinaseaofDs

“Amazing you never hear about that experiment that one elementary school teacher did in her classroom.”

I take it that was supposed to be about cultural conditioning and how easy it is to turn innocent people into Nazis, or whatever. I always thought it worked that way because deep inside we all really, really want to be racists (or bigoted/prejudiced/whatever, as the case may be). Which I find confirmed by all of human history). It’s too dang easy to generalize, stereotype, and reduce.

Now, if they culturally conditioned the kids to enjoy sitting still, eating green beans, or anything else they don’t have a natural inclination to do. I think of this whenever anyone casts advertisers as brainwashers, or even simple hucksters. Yes, advertising is inherently deceptive. But not in the way you think. It wouldn’t work if they tried to get you to do what you didn’t already want to do. The trick is to make you unreasonable about what you want.

If no one ate bacon and eggs for breakfast before 190blah-dee-blah, it wasn’t because no one wanted to eat bacon and eggs. It’s because it didn’t yet occur to them. No one says you have to eat them every morning, or several times a day, or to excess, or to think that in doing so you’ll get a promotion at work and more love at home. Those are all lies. But it starts with the truth.


50 posted on 08/31/2011 2:46:31 PM PDT by Tublecane
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