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Daily Kos writer: We could use ‘global superplague’ to stop overpopulation
Life News ^ | 8/22/11 | Jeremy Kryn

Posted on 08/23/2011 4:09:13 PM PDT by wagglebee

August 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A prominent left-wing American political blog has come under fire after publishing one writer’s quip that the world needs “a global superplague” because “there are too many goddam people already.” Daily Kos contributor Jon Stafford’s August 10 post, in which Stafford described himself as “Not Pro-Choice, Pro-Abortion,” drew immediate attention in the blogosphere.

While Stafford said that his remarks are partly “facetious,” he went on to say, “nevertheless there is a seed of truth in it, because I believe that the world is wildly overpopulated and that we must take steps as a society to reduce it. 

“This will undoubtedly be met with accusations of callousness, but we would could really use is a global superplague.  The Black Death may have been horrible, but without it there would never have been a Renaissance.”

In the same blog post Stafford stated his belief in legalizing marijuana and homosexual “marriage” and his radical atheism. Just one day earlier, Stafford had said, “Rick Perry scares me.  Michele Bachmann too.  Not because they are crazy (although they are), but because they are charismatic and crazy. Because they tap into a strain of crazy that runs deep and strong in this country, a Christian fanaticism that is every bit as ugly as its Islamic counterpart.  And every bit as destructive.”

Commenting on Stafford’s post, Population Research Institute President Steven Mosher said, “The world is by no stretch of the imagination, overpopulated.”

“Anyone who argues that the Black Death, which decimated Europe’s population for a hundred years, was a good thing, needs counseling,” Mosher said. “When did it come to be ‘socially liberal’ to espouse genocide?  I thought that the Left was supposed to be opposed to such things?” 

“Of course,” Mosher continued, Stafford “may think that by not identifying a particular group to be eliminated, he escapes the charge of genocide, but I don’t think so. The history of population control program is replete with examples of the majority ethnic, religious, class, etc., group using abortion, sterilization and contraception to reduce the numbers of the minority group.  So, in practical terms, population control is genocide.”

In an interview with LifeSiteNews, American Life League President Judie Brown said, “On a practical matter having nothing to do with the avowed atheist, ‘overpopulation’ is not a problem at all.”

“The real problem is corrupt governments bloated with funds that are donated for the specific purpose of aiding the poor that never get to the poor,” Brown said. “The real problem is politics gone awry.  You might summarize it as selfishness.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dailykos; deatheaters; democrats; genocidalleft; genocide; jonstafford; leftuniverse; liberalfascism; liberalism; liberals; lifehate; molech; moloch; moralabsolutes; murderousleft; overpopulation; populationcontrol; progressives; prolife
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To: edcoil

Whenever some liberal says something like this to me, I always suggest that they show some leadership, be an example and GO FIRST!


21 posted on 08/23/2011 4:20:03 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: wagglebee
There's already a global superplague reducing the world's population. It's called Liberalism. Also known as Socialism. Or Humanism.

Just look at Africa. Millions of people die needlessly from malaria every year because of the Liberal ban on DDT.

Look at how many millions of humans have been destroyed in the womb over the last 4 decades. Then there is the phenomena I call Grand-abortions. Those are the babies who were never conceived in the first place because the humans who would have been their parents were killed before they were allowed to be born.

Then there's homosexuality. No explanation necessary there.

Then there's Feminism. How many women have chosen barrenhood over parenthod?

The list goes on and one.

All are examples of Liberalism.

22 posted on 08/23/2011 4:20:47 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: americanophile

“...the fall of Constantinople, I think, is the true genesis.” Some good came from the evil of Islam.


23 posted on 08/23/2011 4:21:54 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: wagglebee
There have been countless books, movies, and TV shows, based on such apocalyptic themes. I just watched "Survivors" (streamed on NetFlix), a fairly good BBC series involving a "global super plague". To the extent I take it seriously, I take it as a cautionary tale. It seems that Daily Kos types would see it as a Utopian tale.


24 posted on 08/23/2011 4:24:03 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: wagglebee

A typical mentally ill leftist.

Leftists always show concern about preserving natural resources and always fail to consider earth’s greatest natural resource are humans.


25 posted on 08/23/2011 4:24:42 PM PDT by A message
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To: wagglebee
"... a Christian fanaticism that is every bit as ugly as its Islamic counterpart. And every bit as destructive...”

Right.
Because asking you to take a tract, or telling you to repent and 'Seek Ye the Lord While He May Be Found' -- is every bit as destructive as lopping your head off, blowing up buses, or plowing planes into buildings...

26 posted on 08/23/2011 4:25:08 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

>> They have no qualms about killing billions of innocent people

Stalin said that “one death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.” At least this crowd is consistent.


27 posted on 08/23/2011 4:25:35 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: wagglebee

The Left worships death. They be called the MOD - Motormouths Of Death.


28 posted on 08/23/2011 4:25:45 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: wagglebee
Ah, liberals and their wet dreams of genocide. It would be cute if it wasn't so tragically real.

This is invariably the fantasy of educated white liberals, to reduce the number of people who aren't educated white liberals. They fancy leading the survivors, who will beg them for their enlightened rule.

It's sick, but it's a very clear window into who they are and what they're really like. And it's not what they pretend to be.

29 posted on 08/23/2011 4:25:48 PM PDT by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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To: arrogantsob

...how about, despite the evil of Islam, and the sacking of the capitol of western learning, the Christian west endured and thrived.


30 posted on 08/23/2011 4:26:09 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: Ronin

You always have people who talk about genocide but
when you ask them to kill their own chicken for dinner
it’s no, no, no. They’re glad to let someone else do
the dirty work though.


31 posted on 08/23/2011 4:26:17 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: americanophile
The Black Death played a huge role in the emergence of the middle class in much of Europe. However, the main things that brought about the Renaissance were, as you mentioned, the fall of Constantinople, the opening of trade routes to the Orient and the Catholic Church changing the definition of usury from not being allowed to charge any interest to a prohibition against excessive interest.
32 posted on 08/23/2011 4:26:24 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

We could use retroactive birth control on the left.

LLS


33 posted on 08/23/2011 4:26:32 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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To: wagglebee
Superplague?
Like runaway liberalism?

34 posted on 08/23/2011 4:26:49 PM PDT by SmithL
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To: wagglebee
Yeah, Jon, you say that now, but it’s all fun and games until you come down with it.
35 posted on 08/23/2011 4:27:19 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Texas Eagle
Outstanding post!
36 posted on 08/23/2011 4:27:19 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee
governments bloated with funds that are donated

Huh. Sounds to me like President Judie Brown is a frakkin moron.

37 posted on 08/23/2011 4:28:44 PM PDT by Dick Tater
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To: wagglebee

Why even pay attention to that guy?


38 posted on 08/23/2011 4:29:02 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (Freeper football "Free Men or Lickspittle". Ask me how and why!)
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To: wagglebee

This is really the end game of the global warming scam and other environmental campaigns. Population reduction, down to half a billion. Sustainability.

The Enviros intend to be among the survivors, of course.


39 posted on 08/23/2011 4:30:09 PM PDT by lurk
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To: wagglebee

“We could use ‘global superplague’ to stop overpopulation”

Okie dokie, Senior Mosher, you liberal POS.

Let’s start with Mr. Mosher and everybody else at the Daily Kos. You asshats get to be first in line.

Typical liberal mentallity. Just like Stalin, Hitler, Mao, Pol Pot, ad infinitum. Kill everybody that doesn’t agree with them in order to create their vision of utopia.


40 posted on 08/23/2011 4:30:25 PM PDT by Ernie Kaputnik ((It's a mad, mad, mad world.))
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