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What would the world look like if we were all liberals?
Flopping Aces ^ | 05-09-14 | DrJohn

Posted on 05/09/2014 11:12:09 AM PDT by Starman417

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I got to thinking the other day- what if we were all liberals? What would the world look like? Before you get riled up, read on.

What if all men were Bill Clinton?

We could talk up women's rights but in real life take advantage of young women, be sexual predators and serial harassers.

What if we were all Nancy Pelosi?

We could claim to support unions but we would use non-union labor. We could use our positions in government to help boost our net worths by 62% in the middle of a recession.

What if we all Tom Steyer?

We could claim to be all for green causes but make a billion dollars on coal.

What if we were all Al Gore?

We could sell books and make vast fortunes shrieking about global warming while we used ten times the electricity of normal people in our mansions and we could spew tons of pollutants into the atmosphere flying on private jets instead of flying commercial. And we could buy make believe idiocies such as "offsets."

What if we were all Barack Obama?

We could claim to support equal pay but in real life not pay women the same as we paid men. We could lie to everyone all the time while asserting that we are paragons of virtue. We could lament "dysfunction" in government and wealth inequality while charging $64,000 per couple for a "VIP Clutch" and mingling with the top 0.01% of wealth in the country in Hollywood, the bastion of reality. We could lament dysfunction while being the cause of it. We could make statements that all had expiration dates.

What if we were all Rosie O'Donnell?

We could assert that we opposed guns while we all owned them.

What if we were all Piers Morgan?

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: democrats; obama

1 posted on 05/09/2014 11:12:09 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417
What would the world look like if (Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...

No.

2 posted on 05/09/2014 11:16:17 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Starman417

Germany in 1944.


3 posted on 05/09/2014 11:16:22 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Starman417
If and when the 47% reaches 80% or more - who will we tax? What will our country look like?

Luckily we have Detroit as a shining example of what the World would look like if we were all Liberal.


4 posted on 05/09/2014 11:19:45 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Starman417

What would the world look like if we were all liberals? Broke....


5 posted on 05/09/2014 11:20:16 AM PDT by mikelets456
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To: Starman417

It’s easy if you try.


6 posted on 05/09/2014 11:20:25 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: blackdog

Germany in 1944.

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Detroit in 2014.


7 posted on 05/09/2014 11:20:43 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Starman417

islamic


8 posted on 05/09/2014 11:22:42 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: blackdog

Soviet Russia—1951. Not a fun place to be.


9 posted on 05/09/2014 11:27:16 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Starman417
What would the world look like if we were all liberals FABIAN PROGRESSIVE SOCIALISTS?

God tells us - He's ahead of tomorrow's newspapers. Between the Collectivists and the Islamofascists, you can read all about it in Chapters 6 through 19 in the Book of Revelation.

Actually the world has others in it until Chapter 14 where everyone else is killed. Chapter 15 through 19 is literally what the world will look like when everyone left in the world are worshipers of the big world-government beast.

10 posted on 05/09/2014 11:31:23 AM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Starman417

Hell.


11 posted on 05/09/2014 11:34:15 AM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: Starman417

“...What would the world look like if we were all liberals?...”

Hmmm...

There’d be a Tsunami of urine from all of us peeing ourselves in outrage at whatever “Outrage Du Jour” happened to be in vogue.

We’d manufacture one just there WAS one...

Pretty much.


12 posted on 05/09/2014 11:38:02 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Starman417

USSR circa 1935


13 posted on 05/09/2014 11:43:01 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Starman417

North Korea


14 posted on 05/09/2014 11:43:42 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: mikelets456

I agree: Detroit is Exhibit A.

Let California be Exhibit B.

When I moved here in the 1980s the economy was thriving. I found two jobs within one week of my arrival here. It was then the heart of Reagan Country. Very dynamic, very creative, very robust. Now, thanks to one Party rule, the state is bankrupt. Businesses and industry are fleeing to places like Texas. We are bankrupt and drowning in debt here. We have almost the highest unemployment rate in the whole country. We have the highest taxes here, the highest gas prices. We are being strangled by big government and government employee unions. Illegal immigration is completely out of control. We have the most anti-business climate of any state in the union. We have plenty of oil and water in our state, but cannot access those resources. California is a fine example of what can happen to a state when the liberals take over everything.


15 posted on 05/09/2014 12:00:23 PM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Starman417

If you could put the fire out in hell you would pretty much have it.


16 posted on 05/09/2014 12:02:25 PM PDT by inpajamas (http://outskirtspress.com/ONE)
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To: Starman417
What would this forum look like if we were all pimps?

Like You.

17 posted on 05/09/2014 12:02:35 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

It’s almost impossible to convey what CA was like back then.

You could decide on Monday that you wanted to be in, say, the printing business. Knowing utterly nothing about it. And in under a week, you could go visit some printers and get hired....doing something. Maybe it would just be sweeping the floor, but in a month, if you showed any aptitude you’d be running a machine. In three months, if you stuck around, you would be given a raise. Without even asking.

It was truly the land of near infinite opportunity. Great schools, great roads, great weather.

If liberals could only figure out a way to f**k up the weather, they would.


18 posted on 05/09/2014 12:07:58 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Responsibility2nd

That’s the one-word answer to that question. Detroit!


19 posted on 05/09/2014 12:08:40 PM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: Starman417

What if everybody in the world were liberal?

People like Pelosi would not have even existed.

Barack Obama would not have even existed.

Clinton would not have even existed.

Al Gore would not have even existed.

The 1%, and even the 10%, would not have even existed.

The people mentioned in the article above, might have existed, but not as we have come to know them. They would simply have existed, but not gotten to the levels they reached.

For a country to have given rise to people such as Clinton and Obama and Gore and Pelosi, the rich and entrepreneurs and the idea people, needed to exist first. If the wealth had not existed before those people, those people would not have had anything to take advantage of, or to launch their careers from, or to demonize, or to take from.

In fact, it’s impossible for liberalism to exist on its own. It needs to feed from those that are the productive and wealthy and ambitious.


20 posted on 05/09/2014 12:08:43 PM PDT by adorno (Y)
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To: Responsibility2nd
"What would the world look like if we were all liberals?"

Yep, a modern day Detroit-NAZI Germany just about sums it up.

21 posted on 05/09/2014 12:10:58 PM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

A bit before my time, I suppose, but in reading novels from the mid-20th century, one gets the clear impression that in much of America you could just head out the door, start driving, and anywhere you stopped you could find a cheap place to stay, some sort of employment, and a halfway decent life. You could stay or go and eventually settle into a life that suited you. Perhaps that wasn’t the case in reality as much as it was in books and on TV, but it wasn’t a totally ridiculous notion. Today — can you imagine just saying, “I’m driving west; got no real plans, but I think it’ll work out OK”? America is just very different now.


22 posted on 05/09/2014 12:13:05 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

Exactly. You are exactly right. It REALLY was the Golden State. From WWII to the 1990s the state was an economic dynamo. Now Texas is having our lunch. What’s so nauseating is when a huge Fortune 500 company like Occidental Petroleum decides to move from L.A. to Houston, the attitude among most politicians seemed to be: Don’t let the door hit you on the way out. They don’t care. Their hatred for the oil industry trumps any sense of rationality, jobs, or economy.


23 posted on 05/09/2014 12:14:26 PM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Starman417

I was picturing the “Do What You Feel Festival” from the Simpsons.

http://youtu.be/l84MdfAox0Y


24 posted on 05/09/2014 12:20:47 PM PDT by jughandle ( "We have the right to debate and disagree with any administration!" -HRC)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I can assure you (probably without you needing any assurance) that millions and millions and millions of people did EXACTLY that.....at least as far as CA is concerned. I make no claim that you could go to KS and think you would get into the electronics business.

And millions and millions of those people caught onto something, found somewhere they could figure out a way to feed their faces, hang out for a while, put some money away, get a better job, and develop a middle class lifestyle over some period of time. A period of time less than it takes for a Bachelor of Arts in subliminal heterogenderism, that I will assure you.


25 posted on 05/09/2014 12:23:47 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Starman417
What would the world look like if we were all liberals?


26 posted on 05/09/2014 12:24:43 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Talisker

I don’t care what it would be like because I wouldn’t be there.


27 posted on 05/09/2014 12:26:06 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen

+1


28 posted on 05/09/2014 12:29:15 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: ClearCase_guy

“A bit before my time, I suppose, but in reading novels from the mid-20th century, one gets the clear impression that in much of America you could just head out the door, start driving, and anywhere you stopped you could find a cheap place to stay, some sort of employment, and a halfway decent life.”

It was just like that. The fifties were my prime years and we could go anyplace and do just about anything.

The world was our oyster and we all came from nothing and did quite well.

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29 posted on 05/09/2014 12:39:48 PM PDT by Mears
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To: ClearCase_guy

When I was in my late teens/early 20s, my friends and I had all come to California from other states. We graduated high school, drove or flew out here, and got jobs and apartments right away. We had leverage...if we didn’t like one job, we quit and easily got another. We didn’t live like royalty, but we lived well. We had reliable cars, we went to the movies, went out to eat, had spending money.

Nowadays, many young people can’t even move out of Mom’s house unless they get six roommates. They send out hundreds of resumes and can’t get hired. They have college degrees but end up working at Starbucks, and are darned grateful for it. Not true of everyone, of course, but many that I see.

You’re right. America is very different now.


30 posted on 05/09/2014 1:07:32 PM PDT by Nea Wood (When people get used to preferential treatment, equal treatment seems like discrimination.-Sowell)
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To: Starman417

north korea


31 posted on 05/09/2014 1:12:08 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: Starman417

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/by:starman417/index?tab=comments;brevity=full;options=no-change

Stupid! Just like every one of your posts.


32 posted on 05/09/2014 1:16:28 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Agree-”Detroit”. Perfect answer.


33 posted on 05/09/2014 1:24:26 PM PDT by Pajamajan ( Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.??)
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To: Starman417
the human race would have died out long ago from intolerance of everything but one’s self
34 posted on 05/09/2014 1:24:34 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: Starman417

It would look like 11th century Europe only not as wealthy.


35 posted on 05/09/2014 2:10:10 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: mikelets456

Actually, 95% of us would have been aborted.


36 posted on 05/09/2014 4:09:50 PM PDT by Know et al (No one has ever choked to death on a raw oyster.)
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To: mikelets456

Civillization would return to the Dark Ages but without that age’s comforts, liberty, or security.


37 posted on 05/09/2014 4:14:20 PM PDT by DMZFrank
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To: Nea Wood

Do you remember the statement, “As California goes, so goes the rest of the country”?

That scares me.


38 posted on 05/09/2014 8:45:49 PM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is now the CPUSA)
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To: Texas resident

The answer is: North Korea


39 posted on 05/09/2014 8:47:50 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: ealgeone

Bump


40 posted on 05/09/2014 8:50:07 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: 2001convSVT

The world would be our detroit


41 posted on 05/10/2014 3:39:49 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: central_va

~USSR circa 1935~

Bingo. Too few people are capable to draw parallels between earlier Soviet Russia and America since Clinton.
They were extremely liberal to the point of politicizing everything and total paralysis of collective will, inability to make things done.
They had full set of characters including analogues of Sandra Fluke and John Moore, they had all the social processes in place including affirmative action, class warfare, war on family and religion.
It is not surprising that tyranny has come in a few years to ‘fix’ troubles, and many people welcomed it.
No society is immune on this matter.


42 posted on 05/10/2014 7:44:55 AM PDT by wetphoenix
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