Skip to comments.What would the world look like if we were all liberals?
Posted on 05/09/2014 11:12:09 AM PDT by Starman417
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...
Germany in 1944.
Luckily we have Detroit as a shining example of what the World would look like if we were all Liberal.
What would the world look like if we were all liberals? Broke....
It’s easy if you try.
Germany in 1944.
Detroit in 2014.
Soviet Russia—1951. Not a fun place to be.
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.
“...What would the world look like if we were all liberals?...”
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...
USSR circa 1935
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.
If you could put the fire out in hell you would pretty much have it.
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.
That’s the one-word answer to that question. Detroit!
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.
Yep, a modern day Detroit-NAZI Germany just about sums it up.
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.
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.
I was picturing the “Do What You Feel Festival” from the Simpsons.
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.
I don’t care what it would be like because I wouldn’t be there.
“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.
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.
Stupid! Just like every one of your posts.
Agree-”Detroit”. Perfect answer.
It would look like 11th century Europe only not as wealthy.
Actually, 95% of us would have been aborted.
Civillization would return to the Dark Ages but without that age’s comforts, liberty, or security.
Do you remember the statement, “As California goes, so goes the rest of the country”?
That scares me.
The answer is: North Korea
The world would be our detroit
~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.
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