Skip to comments.Al Gore doesn't know he's a one-percenter
Posted on 03/20/2012 3:45:18 AM PDT by cap10mike
The South by Southwest Festival (known as SXSW), held every March in Austin, Texas, bills itself as a "unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies." This year, things got a bit more political, adding a few sparks to its normal techie, artsy-fartsy flair.
During a public discourse between former Vice President Al Gore Jr. and Sean Parker (who co-founded Napster), Gore said, Our democracy has been hacked, and urged the audience to commence an Occupy Democracy movement. This is eerily reminiscent of statements he made to Keith Olbermann last August, including the idea that we should work toward the reinvigoration of democracy, and we need to have an American spring.
I think that perhaps Gores years of preaching man-made global warming, only to have the revelations of ClimateGate and ClimateGate 2.0 thrown in his face, may have scrambled his brain and befuddled his thinking. Allow me to set him straight.
First of all, forget all this talk of democracy. The United States was not founded as a democracy, but rather as a republic. No doubt the words of Plato entered into this decision, most notably, Democracy passes into despotism, and, Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
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How many OWS protesters could Algor house on his 100-foot long solar-powered houseboat?
I still do not understand how the OWS masses keep falling for this crap from the leftist 1%ers. They are literally eager to be manipulated and lied to by wealthy leftists.
LOL! I’m sure he doesn’t want to find out. He doesn’t mind having his name associated with the rabble, so long as he doesn’t have to hang out with them.
I never understood either. Michael Moore comes to mind.
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