Sunday, December 21, 2014

What If Conservatives Told The Truth About Conservatism?


What If Conservatives Told The Truth About Conservatism? It would probably lead to massive losses at election time, for one...and their bumper stickers would be quite different too.




And we'd probably have to pay for their wars - if we allowed those extremist Conservatives to start anymore wars...



But if you're not a Conservative and want to tell the truth about them, watch out!

"'I Hate Republicans': Michigan Professor Under Fire For Provocative Column."



"University of Michigan Communications Professor Susan Douglas is at the center of a controversy over a column that she wrote for In These Times entitled 'It’s Okay To Hate Republicans.' The title was changed after Douglas complained that it did not represent the content of her column which began with the line 'I hate Republicans...

"...Douglas works hard to justify hate for others. After listing sins going back to Spiro Agnew (despite equally insulting statements about Republicans by Democratic leaders), Douglas concludes 'So now we hate them back. And for good reason. Which is too bad...'

"...She was clearly venting in an honest, albeit provocative way. Like many academic writers, she was clearly interested in starting a debate and she succeeded. If people view this as hate speech, it is still free speech and the solution to bad speech is good speech..."

Hate is in the eyes of the hater...



And there are a lot of haters in Amurica...



In the final analysis, it takes a Conservative to tell the truth about how the con artists run Conservatism...

"Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult."

Goodbye to All That Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult

"...A couple of years ago, a Republican committee staff director told me candidly (and proudly) what the method was to all this obstruction and disruption. Should Republicans succeed in obstructing the Senate from doing its job, it would further lower Congress's generic favorability rating among the American people. By sabotaging the reputation of an institution of government, the party that is programmatically against government would come out the relative winner.

"A deeply cynical tactic, to be sure, but a psychologically insightful one that plays on the weaknesses both of the voting public and the news media. There are tens of millions of low-information voters who hardly know which party controls which branch of government, let alone which party is pursuing a particular legislative tactic. These voters' confusion over who did what allows them to form the conclusion that 'they are all crooks,' and that 'government is no good,' further leading them to think, 'a plague on both your houses' and 'the parties are like two kids in a school yard.' This ill-informed public cynicism, in its turn, further intensifies the long-term decline in public trust in government that has been taking place since the early 1960s - a distrust that has been stoked by Republican rhetoric at every turn ("Government is the problem," declared Ronald Reagan in 1980).


"The media are also complicit in this phenomenon...



"...Undermining Americans' belief in their own institutions of self-government remains a prime GOP electoral strategy. But if this technique falls short of producing Karl Rove's dream of 30 years of unchallengeable one-party rule (as all such techniques always fall short of achieving the angry and embittered true believer's New Jerusalem), there are other even less savory techniques upon which to fall back. Ever since Republicans captured the majority in a number of state legislatures last November, they have systematically attempted to make it more difficult to vote: by onerous voter ID requirements (in Wisconsin, Republicans have legislated photo IDs while simultaneously shutting Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices in Democratic constituencies while at the same time lengthening the hours of operation of DMV offices in GOP constituencies); by narrowing registration periods; and by residency requirements that may disenfranchise university students...

"...How do they manage to do this? Because Democrats ceded the field. Above all, they do not understand language. Their initiatives are posed in impenetrable policy-speak: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The what? - can anyone even remember it? No wonder the pejorative "Obamacare" won out. Contrast that with the Republicans' Patriot Act. You're a patriot, aren't you? Does anyone at the GED level have a clue what a Stimulus Bill is supposed to be? Why didn't the White House call it the Jobs Bill and keep pounding on that theme...?

"...As for what they really believe, the Republican Party of 2011 believes in three principal tenets I have laid out below. The rest of their platform one may safely dismiss as window dressing:

1. The GOP cares solely and exclusively about its rich contributors. The party has built a whole catechism on the protection and further enrichment of America's plutocracy..."

(For the rest of this important piece, go here --> http://truth-out.org/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=3079:goodbye-to-all-that-reflections-of-a-gop-operative-who-left-the-cult#[3])

Of course the Republicans will be furious about these revelations too...



And so are their supporters on the religious right...



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The unfortunate thing about this piece is that the American voters, especially the Low Information Voters, are oblivious to the truth about the class warfare started by the Conservative "movement."

No, Virginia - it is not about "personal freedom" or "states' rights" or any other "social" aspect of what is really the largest criminal organization in history, the American Taliban.

The most important phrase in the last story was, "The media are also complicit in this phenomenon," and when Conservatism is finally made illegal, the media moguls will be sharing cells with the GOP leadership in charge of this cartel called "Conservatism."

Only then will democracy proceed...Joyce, Jnr.


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"I’m a radical! I’m a real extremist. I don’t want to impeach judges. I want to
impale them!"

Michael Schwartz, chief of staff to Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK), in 2004.

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

There Are Lies, There Are Damned Lies, And There Is Conservatism


Progressives have long been troubled by the question: Why do the Cons lie so much? Is is genetic? Is it a learned response?

No, they lie because they have to...



No matter what kind of criminals they bond with...



And the typical Conservatives even have to keep mum about their personal lives...



And that's what Americans seem to like...



...because their lies never seem to stop!



It's been proven over and over that the Cons are the biggest liars in our political system...



So just think about where the lies are really coming from...

"Republicans Condemn North Korean Human Rights Violations While Ignoring Their Own."

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"It is safe to say that no-one likes a hypocrite, particularly someone that fails to follow their own self-expressed morality and high ethical standards while criticizing others for engaging in the same despicable behavior. Republicans are certainly guilty of hypocrisy on many levels, but it is likely because being a rank hypocrite is a uniquely American trait and defining characteristic of the United States phony human rights advocacy at home and around the world. It is another sign of American exceptionalism that would be a source of national shame for decent people, but sadly, more and more Americans are no longer decent people.

"It was announced on Tuesday, and ignored by the mainstream conservative media, that the United States of America co-sponsored a groundbreaking United Nation’s resolution condemning North Korea for human rights abuses and recommended the prosecution of its leaders for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court. What the resolution means is that North Korean leaders could be hauled before the International Criminal Court at The Hague for punishment and to provide justice for victims of atrocities, war crimes and crimes against humanity.


"The hypocrisy of this nation co-sponsoring a resolution condemning anyone country for human rights abuses (torture) is beyond the pale. Particularly in light of the recent Senate Intelligence Report verifying what the world has known for several years; America is guilty of committing gross human rights abuses on its own citizens and “suspected terrorists” held in captivity..."

Sometimes there are other reasons the Conservatives lie, even though the lies are "lies of ommission..."



And from the great site, Addicting Info, what would the world be like if the mainstream media had to tell the truth?

"'Daily Show' Presents Tips On How Fox Should Identify Its Guests (VIDEO)."

Daily Show Guest Has Some Tips For Fox On Identifying Their Guests (VIDEO)

"Last week Fox’s blustering talking fat head Sean Hannity treated his fans to a heaping helping of the hateful vitriol they crave, when he blasted Jay-Z for meeting with NY Governor Andrew Cuomo to discuss his views on reforming their state’s notoriously racist criminal justice system.

"Forget the fact that Jay-Z’s now a successful rapper, music producer, business man, and philanthropist: The folks at Fox News will never see him as anything but the drug-dealing criminal he was in his youth:

"Let’s talk about Jay Z, who’s now an adviser for Andrew Cuomo. Why would the governor pick him? We can’t do better than a former crack dealer?"


"Apparently, Jon Stewart and Jessica Williams from The Daily Show felt as angry about Hannity’s and Fox’s attitude as we did..."

Let's see a few more pics...

Dr. Ablow, Bogus PSYCHO-analyst (Photo: Fox).

Convicted war criminal Dick Cheney (photo: Fox).

Sarah Palin, Quitter whose career is in the sh*tter (photo: Fox).

But in the end, the Cons are incapable of telling the truth, and we think we know why...




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Conservatism and lies go hand in hand and always have, but in a participatory democracy the Cons have to be especially careful that the media doesn't report the truth.

The truth shall set us free, we've heard, and the one thing the Cons hate is the thought of anyone else's freedom except their own -- freedom to steal, kill, and inflict whatever misery they can on the People so that the rich can get richer and the middle class is pronounced dead on arrival.

There is only one way to stop this lying pack of criminals, and that is to criminalize Conservatism.


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"If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling
the truth about them."

Adlai E. Stevenson.

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