Skip to comments.CIVIL WAR II America’s new cold war
Posted on 12/05/2012 4:24:06 PM PST by Steve Newton
After a contentious election sometimes emotions run high. The winners are jubilant and the losers are despondent. This time its different. After 4 years of an us against them policy this nation has never been as divided as we are now since the first civil war. What may have been a deliberate policy to win an election may well transform into a monster that will devour us all.
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There was too fighting in the Cold War, directly and by proxy. Using the term “cold war” the way you do is a rhetorical cheat. You would have to alter the meaning of war too much in order to receive the benefit of the old definition. Maybe that’s how Orwell originally meant it, but then he should have taken advice from his own essay “Politics and the English Language.”
By the way, if merely having enemies but not fighting is a cold war than the entire history of mankind is one giant cold war.
BUMP FOR LATER
It’s sad. And I think O did this on purpose. He has devided us for sure.
Civil War two cube? Will do my friend.
The only thing conservatives have working for them is that socialism doesn't work. Centralized egalitarism will backfire, and the democrats will have to deal with the fallout caused by their pyrrhic political victories.
The best way to act is to focus on the self, family, church, and community. Increase your savings, diversify away from the dollar, and maintain your self-reliance.
The democrats' political strength is also their weakness.
Thank you for your opinion.
But what do you think of the concept?
You miss the whole point of the article if you concentrate on one small item.
Then my hat is off to Matt
” We all hope and pray that there will never be a second hot civil war in America, instead of merely the cold civil war we are engaged in today. “
1) There is no free lunch
2) Being a US citizen has responsibilities
3) Higher taxes will likely bring in less revenue
4) The multiplier effect in government spending is negative
5) Organized labor and minimum wage laws increase unemployment
6) Subsidized businesses are often corrupt and always inefficient
7) Private property is the key to liberty and economic vibrance
8) Increasing progressive taxes and regulation hurts social mobility
9) The US is not in a closed system, global competition will force us to work harder and be more innovative to just maintain our quality of living
10) Inflation is destructive
11) Demand is limitless, but supply is scarce
12) Negative interest bonds make no sense
13) Real trickle up economics happens when individuals are productive, creative, and prudent
14) If you manage your money well, you will get more
Touché. I guess FDR pretty much was President for Life. Hard to see that happening for anyone else, though.
I pray not my FRiend. I pray not.
What say y'all?
And a very very nice list by the way.
I agree, starve the beast.
Yeah, it’s a mistake, but it’s the version that’s all over the internet. Now I look at it like the intentional errors map makers incorporate. It shows if folks are paying attentino. Really, the cube is just notional, so folks should just “get it” at a glance, before discovering the error.
I drew a pencil sketch, and another blogger created it, and the error was born.
Still very impressive Travis
Some essays by Matt Bracken
Benghazi’s Smoking Gun? Only President Can Give Cross-Border Authority
When The Music Stops: How America’s Cities May Explode In Violence
Bracken’s review of Joseph P. Martino’s “Resistance to Tyranny”
The CW2 Cube: Mapping the Meta-terrain of Civil War Two
Trapping Feral Pigs, and Other Parables of Modern Life
An interview with Matt Bracken about “Castigo Cay”
Gangster Government And Sakharov’s Immunity
“In praise of duplexed AR-15 magazines”
I will not submit. I will never surrender.
How Islam will be brought to an end
Just a working man with his tools
Fiction: “Professor Raoul X”
What I Saw At The Coup
“Night Fighting 101”
Arm Thy Neighbor
These are called “The Bracken Anthology” on Kindle, and the collection costs a buck.
Or, just go to the link and click them one at a time for free.
Maybe now that I know how to use Paint, I might try to paste in a fix.