Skip to comments.The Iceberg
Posted on 07/06/2010 8:05:59 PM PDT by Politically Correct
I know there is a fair amount of dread out there right now. Were ramping down one war, and ramping up another; the threat of total financial collapse seems actually possible; the moral decay and loss of decency in much of society is endemic and spreading Good Lord, were seeing famine, pestilence and death lions and lambs lying down together, plagues of frogs from the skies! and no one seems to know exactly what is happening.
And a lot of people are starting to think that its hopeless. My friends, its not hopeless. Its dire! But its not hopeless. Its never hopeless.
You see, people have been here before. Not us, but other people. The great conceit of the modern age is that this is, in fact, a modern age. But it isnt.
Lets start at the top: with Barack Obama. Is he:
A. A Muslim-sympathizing, neo-Marxist true believer, who sees America and Capitalism as the principle barrier to fairness and world peace?
Or B, is he merely an empty suit, an unwitting pawn of much larger, hidden forces?
Or C, simply a self-obsessed, incompetent narcissist who happened to be at the right place at the right time.
Ive given this a lot of careful thought, and I think the real answer is yes.
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Dang, The Iceberg I thought we had another story about Hillary.
pretty close to being hopeless
That was excellent. Thank you for posting.
dread or dred?
Outstanding! Thanks for posting it!
And by the way: charges of Racism only work on decent people. You go up to a Klansman or a Nazi and call them a racist, and they say duh! Of course theyre racists. Theyre proud of being racists. But you go up to someone who is not a racist, a person who finds racism appalling and disgusting, and tell them what they are saying is racism even when it not only isnt racism, but is in fact the opposite of racism well, theyll shut up. Mission Accomplished.
Very profound observation. I've never heard it put so well before. Every conservative should have this hanging on his wall.
So... what’s the author implying/suggesting?
And that's the real weakness in the Frankfurt School's case: that although any group of people displaying a common characteristic, a class signifier, can be motivated to theft on the basis of envy, they cannot be motivated to production on that basis. In a sufficiently wealthy society this drawback may be concealed for a considerable time, but the bill always does come due, and when it does the resort is for the governing elite to steal all they can for themselves while vociferously blaming someone else for the problem. This isn't a grimly imagined future, in America, it's the present.
Great post thanks.
What would hussein, biden, holder, napolitano, pelozi or clinton give their lives for?
I love Bill Whittle
Courage is needed now.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!
AND MORE, WORSE.