Friday, August 24, 2012


The EVIL Party 
versus 
The STUPID Party

Dangerous fools like this Todd Akin character from The State of MISERY ought to be FORCIBLY EJECTED from the political arena.

Todd Akin, loose-slipped moron from Missouri.
Is he being paid by the Sorosians to stay put?



There's an old saying that has always resonated well with this 72-year-old conservative-libertarian:

American politics always boils down to a contest between The EVIL Party and the STUPID Party.

I'll give everyone three guesses as to which is which.

"Straining out gnats while swallowing camels" is what The Stupid Party tends to do. If you don't know who they are, you are probably a member in good standing.

"In general the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to the other."

~ Voltaire (1694-1778)

I agree with Voltaire. Politics is all about money and acquiring enough power to be able push people around and bend them to your will, and that's ALL it ever has been or will be in my never humble opinion.

Issues like Abortion, Right to Die and Gay Marriage should have NO PLACE WHATSOEVER in the political arena. They are PERSONAL and RELIGIOUS matters that function only as three large -- and very smelly -- red herrings that give the D'Rats a TREMENDOUS advantage, because harping on these things makes Republicans look foolish, naive, out of touch with reality, and potentially tyrannical.

Concentrating on Abortion and Homosexuality makes it LOOK as though Republicans are eager to establish a THEOCRACY. That frightens the hell out of people -- as well it should.

I'm a Christian, certainly a fiscal conservative, but probably a social liberal. There are far more people like me than there are of the crowd who wants to micromanage the inner-workings of every woman's vagina along with the direction and purpose of every man's penis.

The Conservative Movement is DOOMED if it continues to cater to the radical beliefs of Backwoods Bible Thumpers and Mediaeval Papists.

Many are rightly scared to death of permitting SHARIA to be established within our borders. So am I! But everyone should be EQUALLY terrified at the thought of the reemergence of a Christofascist State.

The United States of America my have been partially founded by strait-laced, iron-mouthed, agate-eyed Puritans, but it was also partially founded at the same time by Soldiers of Fortune, deported criminals, and worldly, sensual, materialistic members of The Church of England.

Those groups were highly pragmatic because they had to be in order to survive, but they had little in common. And yet, they managed to forge an alliance that defied -- and finally defeated -- the then-most powerful nation in the world.


If ever a miracle has occurred, surely the American Revolution was it. What we are doing to ourselves today is not only moronic, it is shameful and degrading.

Fools like this Akin character from The State of MISERY ought to be FORCIBLY EJECTED from the political arena. He wouldn't have survived ten minutes after displaying his idiocy if we had men like Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys around today.

We've allowed ourselves become a nation of PUSSY-WHIPPED COWARDS who’ve abandoned COMMON SENSE in favor of pusillanimity.


~ FreeThinke

22 comments:

  1. No stomach for dissenters in your "big tent" today, FT?

    Now go caste out all the lepers in the Republican Party a mere two months before the election and see where THAT lands you.

    Your time would be better spent erecting an parallel Democratic altar to "unity" through "universal tolerance".

    Rational my ass!

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  2. Christofascist . . .

    Love it!!!

    I'm in the same boat as you on this one FT. These matters are personal, moral issues with which the government has no place to interfere.

    I would pose this one question to you, though: what if both parties are at once evil and stupid?

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  3. Nobody does "high dudgeon" like a rationalist! ;)

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  4. Love the post FT! Any objection if take it over to RN, use a portion and link back to you for the finish?

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  5. I'm in the same boat as you on this one FT. These matters are personal, moral issues with which the government has no place to interfere.

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    If they didn't harp on these issues even stupid American peeps would realize the government is one large arm of corporatists. The facilitator of state capitalism.

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  6. I agree. I also love what AOW Said about this today.

    All any God-fearing, liberty loving person should look to the government for is to protect the freedom of religion, to practice it freely and to be able to debate it in the public arena.

    I do not understand the urge to hijack government and use it to bludgeon fellow citizens over the head with your sectarian ideologies.

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  7. Silverfiddle,
    Thank you for the compliment.

    I'm all wound up about this particular topic.

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  8. Come on Silverfiddle, certainly we need a big dick swinging military to kill lots of Muslims and kill the chinks when they get too uppity.

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  9. " ... any objection if take it over to RN, use a portion and link back to you for the finish?"

    What a nice compliment!

    Of course I don't mind, Les. I'm flattered.

    Sorry, I got back to you so late.

    I've been out all day doing errands for the house renovation project you may or may not know about -- BIG DEAL! -- so I'm pooped.

    See you over the weekend, I hope.

    Cheerio!

    ~ FT

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  10. Jack,

    Your question about the possibility of both parties being both evil and stupid tells me you may definitely on to something.

    So is Ducky with his sneering talk of serving what-he-calls "Corporatism," and what-I-prefer-to-call Crony Capitalism.

    In latter years I've come to believe both parties -- and the Supreme Court have been suborned by "Vested Interests" who have an overweening ambition to unite the entire world under THEIR aegis, and run it on THEIR terms primarily for THEIR benefit. That's right men with a God Complex wreaking havoc.

    It seems obvious to me that THAT is why no matter whom we elect NOTHING ever REALLY changes.

    In the meanwhile, however, the D'Rats are much more adept at the Public Relations Game than the GOP. The latter tend to be dull, square, tediously sincere, sober, righteous, godly and, therefore, unsophisticated, and out of touch with The Popular Mind.

    Mitt Romney looks as though he OUGHT to have all the makings of a matinee idol, but in truth, despite his abundant energy, fine athletic body, handsome face, and better-than-average track record, he comes across as DULL and probably INSINCERE.

    It's terrible to have to admit it, but in politics TRUTH does NOT MATTER. PERCEPTION is ALL.

    ~ FT

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  11. It seems obvious to me that THAT is why no matter whom we elect NOTHING ever REALLY changes.

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    Elections won't change the situation.

    I believe Chris hedges is correct that only an uprising (form to be determined?) is going to make any impact and I say it is going to be fascist.

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  12. Thanks FT. I will be getting something up soon at RN linking to FreeThinke.

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  13. I'm still not sure who the Stupid Party is, FT.

    Now let's take Todd Akin. Stupid on it's face. The dipstick revealed party beliefs and we know you aren't supposed to do that outside the clubhouse.
    But you keep feeding the crazies and this will be mainstream in four years. Face it, North Koreans are the only people lied to more often than movement Republicans.

    So how would Dems become the stupid party? If they don't do the right thing and push dipsticks like Akin and his followers into the fucking sea.

    Is that what you were looking for?

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  14. Please note Canardo (Ducky) that "movement rEpublicans" are NOT synonymous with movement conservatives.

    Thank you, and have a fine weekend.

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  15. FT,
    Issues like Abortion, Right to Die and Gay Marriage should have NO PLACE WHATSOEVER in the political arena....

    Concentrating on Abortion and Homosexuality makes it LOOK as though Republicans are eager to establish a THEOCRACY.


    Indeed.

    Does not the GOP see those problems?

    Honestly, some of my evangelical Christian friends and clients (most of them wonderful people) are BLIND about these issues. They are ever searching for a candidate in support of their social views.

    The stupidity is mind-boggling.

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  16. And one more thing....POLITICS should be about policy (See "policy debate"), not about values.

    This slide may have happened during the abolitionist movement, but I can't say for certain.

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  17. Yes, AOW, but should policies be derived from and formulated on VALUES?

    If our policies are antithetical to our values, how could that make any sense?

    Just askin.' ;-)

    ~ FT

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  18. FT,
    I DO see a connection between values and policy.

    BUT, in my view:

    values = morals

    policy = rights

    I do not believe that any woman has a Constitutional right to an abortion -- OR a Constitutional ban on abortion.

    If something is a right, then the government has the venue of enforcing any infringement of that right.

    For example, I am quite concerned about the following: if the federal government is in the business of enforcing or denying (preventing) abortion, then the federal government will, sooner or later, mandate abortions for some but not for others.

    If an embryo or fetus or baby has rights, then the federal government has domain. Of course, the Vatican holds that any interference with conception is tantamount to murder; eggs and sperm are alive, you know.

    I also believe that the federal government has no business in any kind of marriage. Marriages are licensed by the states. I read nothing in the U.S. Constitution that tells me that either same-sex or opposite-sex marriage is a right. I do see in the Constitution that neither homosexuals or heterosexuals should be persecuted.

    Complicated topic, and that's all from me for now.

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  19. Honestly, some of my evangelical Christian friends and clients (most of them wonderful people) are BLIND about these issues.

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    This is kabuki while the hustle the wealth out the back door.

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  20. Duck,
    I must say that the majority of my Christian friends are woefully ignorant about politics.

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  21. "We've allowed ourselves become a nation of PUSSY-WHIPPED COWARDS who’ve abandoned COMMON SENSE in favor of pusillanimity."

    FT, I am in 100% agreement with every single word of your post with the possible exception of the last four words of the quote above. I will have to do some homework tonight and find out what "pusillanimity" means. Thanks for the homework. heh heh

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  22. I couldn't wait. For the rest of you to afraid to admit that you didn't know either, "pusillanimity" means cowardly. I guess FT did not want to use the same word twice so close together. Nice one FT.

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