Thursday, July 3, 2014

Why Do Conservatives Have To Lie...And Lie...And lie?

Why Do Conservatives Have To Lie...And Lie...And lie?

The political system in the U.S. is a participatory democracy and few voters would agree with the Conservative core philosophy that the governance of the 97 percent should remain in the hands of the upper class...if they understood the anti-American philosophy of the Cons.

Trumpeting this belief led to the defeat of John Adams and the Conservatives didn't raise the theory in a presidential race until the anointment of Mitt Romney...and he took a monstrous beating too.

Here's a sample of one the current whoppers by Conservatives:

"One hundred years ago, the KKK accused migrants of spreading disease. Fox News picked up where they left off...

fox news diseases border

"Late last week, before President Obama gave up on pressuring Congress on comprehensive immigration reform in favor of his familiar executive actions, media outlets began pressing a familiar non-news item.
"The local CBS station in Dallas/Fort Worth reported that "four or five [US Border Patrol] agents have tested positive" for illnesses such as chicken pox or tuberculosis, ostensibly contracted at their border posts. With over 18,500 agents stationed along the Mexican border, the headline probably should have been something like "Border Patrol Agents Unusually Healthy Among Americans". Matt Drudge preferred, as usual, a more pernicious threat: BORDER PATROL AGENTS TEST POSITIVE FOR DISEASE CARRIED BY IMMIGRANTS.
This isn't an isolated incident, as science tells us that Conservatives are congenitally unable to tell the truth...and then racism and other prejudices creep in.
"Are racists dumb? Do conservatives tend to be less intelligent than liberals? A provocative new study from Brock University in Ontario suggests the answer to both questions may be a qualified yes.
"The study, published in Psychological Science, showed that people who score low on I.Q. tests in childhood are more likely to develop prejudiced beliefs and socially conservative politics in adulthood.
"I.Q., or intelligence quotient, is a score determined by standardized tests, but whether the tests truly reveal intelligence remains a topic of hot debate among psychologists.
"Dr. Gordon Hodson, a professor of psychology at the university and the study's lead author, said the finding represented evidence of a vicious cycle: People of low intelligence gravitate toward socially conservative ideologies, which stress resistance to change and, in turn, prejudice, he told LiveScience.
"Why might less intelligent people be drawn to conservative ideologies? Because such ideologies feature 'structure and order' that make it easier to comprehend a complicated world, Dodson said. 'Unfortunately, many of these features can also contribute to prejudice,' he added..."

And what may be the biggest whopper of them all...

"Here’s what we knew: Scientists are as sure of man-made climate change as they are that cigarettes kill. 

"These changes already cause an increasing likelihood of extreme weather, pose dangerous health risks, and carry steep economic costs to taxpayers.

"Here’s what we now know: Far too many governors, the people who see the impacts of climate change first hand and should be playing a leading role in their state, deny the climate science and refuse to believe that humans play a role in climate change. A CAP Action news analysis finds that of the 29 current Republican governors in the United States, fifteen — more than half — are climate change deniers. A number of others have made no public statement on climate science, have not taken action to address the issue, or have openly objected to federal safeguards that help blunt the impacts of climate change..."

And the lies continue...from the Church!

"Extremely Homophobic Archbishop Being Investigated for Sexual Relationships with Men."


"Well that’s the case with Archbishop John Nienstedt of Minnesota, who’s now under investigation for 'allegations that he had a series of sexual relationships with priests, seminarians and other men.'

"I know, you’re stunned. And, of course, Nienstedt claims that the allegations 'are absolutely and entirely false' and has said he’s the one who ordered the investigation.

"He also said, 'The allegations do not involve minors or lay members of the faithful, and they do not implicate any kind of illegal or criminal behavior.  The allegations involve events alleged to have occurred at least a decade ago, before I began serving in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.'"

But Conservative lies are isolated and only happened during the Bush era...

And little lies don't really matter to the Faithful, do they?


But not to worry, the seasoned jurists in our courts will jump to our defence and put a stop all the lying...or they'll just do the opposite.
"Supreme Court Moves Toward Legalizing Lying In Campaigns."

"The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in an unanimous opinion Monday that the anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List has standing to sue over an Ohio law that prevented it from making false statements about a political candidate in 2010.

"SBA List tried to erect billboards in Ohio in 2010 that accused then-Rep. Steve Driehaus (D-Ohio) of supporting "taxpayer funded abortion" because he voted for the Affordable Care Act. Driehaus successfully filed a complaint against the group under an Ohio law that prohibits 'false statements' during a political campaign, because federal dollars cannot be used to pay for abortions except in cases of rape and incest.


"Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most
stupid people are conservative."

John Stuart Mill.