User Tag List

+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 20 1234511 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 193

Thread: The Left is eating itself

  1. #1
    Points: 43,726, Level: 51
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 1,524
    Overall activity: 99.3%
    Achievements:
    Tagger First ClassSocial50000 Experience Points1 year registered
    stjames1_53's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    37070
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Posts
    16,061
    Points
    43,726
    Level
    51
    Thanks Given
    27,614
    Thanked 8,086x in 5,820 Posts
    Mentioned
    66 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    The Left is eating itself

    The Left is eating itself
    Ben Crystal

    I was over the Democrats’ act. The mindless rage at everyone to the right of Mao was becoming tiresome; especially considering it was fueled by hate, ignorance and outright baloney. “The NRA is a terrorist organization!” “Border security is racist!” “Blame the white guy!” Rather than examine their internal workings and possibly come up with a message that didn’t involve expressing complete disdain for at least half the country, they curled up, ever-tighter, into a seething ball of political fury. They blew every nickel of political capital they ever earned on keeping Hillary Clinton’s political fantasies on life support and were falling apart like whatever is left of former President Barack Obama’s dwindling legacy. I’ve already seen them try to sway the electorate by telling them they hate them more than cancer. Zzzzz.
    But man, have they ever come through of late! In the opening weeks of what far-left blogger and feminist priestess Rebecca Traister has termed the left’s “summer of rage,” they have turned on each other like starving rats, and I am so here for their latest freakshow. As bored as I was of listening to liberals throw unholy tantrums and shrieking about whatever weird conspiracy theory they’d cooked up to explain why President Donald Trump has mopped the floor with them since January 2017, I am riveted by watching them jockey for position to throw each other under the bus.
    Last week, a hitherto-unknown communist named Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez yanked the rug out from under longtime congressman — and Nancy Pelosi sock puppet — Joe Crowley (D-Not for long). And Crowley isn’t some background benchwarmer from some hippie-infested Oregon backwater or gun violence-plagued free-fire zone in urban Baltimore. Crowley is the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives. Moreover, Ocasio-Cortez isn’t some Democrat super-pac-backed lecture circuit darling. She’s a communist bartender. A 28-year-old communist bartender. In the space of a week, Miss Ocasio-Cortez has jumped from undereducated neophyte to the new face of the Democrat Party; a fact which doubtless galls Madame Pelosi as much as a Botox® shortage. And God love the girl; in a district in which Republicans are about as popular as the plague, she’s probably going to win. The next generation of the party of Hillary Clinton is younger than Hillary’s own kid, and wants every American to taste the sweet fruit of socialism. Of course, that would be a metaphorical taste, since the grocery stores in socialist nations ran out of fruit a couple of years ago.
    Bookending the “new” left with Ocasio-Cortez, is Congressperson Maxine Waters (LOL-Californistan). Don’t let her advanced years fool you. Our gal Max might look like a raisin in a James Brown wig next to the vivacious Ocasio-Cortez, but she can rock her own pair of crazypants. After exhorting liberals to go full stormtrooper whenever they encounter enemies of the collective, she followed up with some fanciful tales about death threats, and then turned both barrels on her party’s hierarchy. This past weekend, the old girl took dead aim at both Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-Wherever There’s a Camera), telling MSNBC’s resident racist Joy Ann Reid that her party’s bigwigs “will do anything that they think is necessary to protect their leadership.”
    Time was, you were allowed to be a fairly moderate Democrat. They even permitted the occasional pro-life politician into their ranks, as long as the pol would pull the “yes” lever on whatever tax scam or welfare giveaway they came up with. Now, they’re even going after Senator Bernie Sanders (Crazy Old Man – VT). Everyone’s favorite grumpy old socialist just two short years ago, Bernie’s refusal to endorse abolishing the ICE has him looking at the business end of the same ideologues who squealed like fangirls for him when he challenged Hillary for the title.
    One of my best friends, and a smart cat in his own right, has long maintained that the Democrats, when starving for a win, inevitably start eating their own. Based on their current diet, I’d say he’s right. I’d also say: Dig in, Democrats!
    — Ben Crystal

    https://personalliberty.com/the-left-is-eating-itself/

    they have no chance in 2020..........which plank of the Democratic Party has a message we can embrace, hate, intolerance, violence? How will this ensure a victory?
    IMO, they are using fear, violence, and intimidation, and that never wins.
    For waltky: http://quakes.globalincidentmap.com/
    "The Nation that makes a great distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools."
    - Thucydides

    "Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote" B. Franklin
    Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum

  2. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to stjames1_53 For This Useful Post:

    Admiral Ackbar (07-03-2018),barb012 (07-03-2018),Captdon (07-03-2018),Common (07-03-2018),MMC (07-03-2018),MrMike (07-03-2018)

  3. #2
    Points: 92,649, Level: 74
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 2,101
    Overall activity: 57.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    donttread's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    77714
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Posts
    30,922
    Points
    92,649
    Level
    74
    Thanks Given
    4,159
    Thanked 9,679x in 7,272 Posts
    Mentioned
    198 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by stjames1_53 View Post
    The Left is eating itself
    Ben Crystal

    I was over the Democrats’ act. The mindless rage at everyone to the right of Mao was becoming tiresome; especially considering it was fueled by hate, ignorance and outright baloney. “The NRA is a terrorist organization!” “Border security is racist!” “Blame the white guy!” Rather than examine their internal workings and possibly come up with a message that didn’t involve expressing complete disdain for at least half the country, they curled up, ever-tighter, into a seething ball of political fury. They blew every nickel of political capital they ever earned on keeping Hillary Clinton’s political fantasies on life support and were falling apart like whatever is left of former President Barack Obama’s dwindling legacy. I’ve already seen them try to sway the electorate by telling them they hate them more than cancer. Zzzzz.
    But man, have they ever come through of late! In the opening weeks of what far-left blogger and feminist priestess Rebecca Traister has termed the left’s “summer of rage,” they have turned on each other like starving rats, and I am so here for their latest freakshow. As bored as I was of listening to liberals throw unholy tantrums and shrieking about whatever weird conspiracy theory they’d cooked up to explain why President Donald Trump has mopped the floor with them since January 2017, I am riveted by watching them jockey for position to throw each other under the bus.
    Last week, a hitherto-unknown communist named Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez yanked the rug out from under longtime congressman — and Nancy Pelosi sock puppet — Joe Crowley (D-Not for long). And Crowley isn’t some background benchwarmer from some hippie-infested Oregon backwater or gun violence-plagued free-fire zone in urban Baltimore. Crowley is the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives. Moreover, Ocasio-Cortez isn’t some Democrat super-pac-backed lecture circuit darling. She’s a communist bartender. A 28-year-old communist bartender. In the space of a week, Miss Ocasio-Cortez has jumped from undereducated neophyte to the new face of the Democrat Party; a fact which doubtless galls Madame Pelosi as much as a Botox® shortage. And God love the girl; in a district in which Republicans are about as popular as the plague, she’s probably going to win. The next generation of the party of Hillary Clinton is younger than Hillary’s own kid, and wants every American to taste the sweet fruit of socialism. Of course, that would be a metaphorical taste, since the grocery stores in socialist nations ran out of fruit a couple of years ago.
    Bookending the “new” left with Ocasio-Cortez, is Congressperson Maxine Waters (LOL-Californistan). Don’t let her advanced years fool you. Our gal Max might look like a raisin in a James Brown wig next to the vivacious Ocasio-Cortez, but she can rock her own pair of crazypants. After exhorting liberals to go full stormtrooper whenever they encounter enemies of the collective, she followed up with some fanciful tales about death threats, and then turned both barrels on her party’s hierarchy. This past weekend, the old girl took dead aim at both Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-Wherever There’s a Camera), telling MSNBC’s resident racist Joy Ann Reid that her party’s bigwigs “will do anything that they think is necessary to protect their leadership.”
    Time was, you were allowed to be a fairly moderate Democrat. They even permitted the occasional pro-life politician into their ranks, as long as the pol would pull the “yes” lever on whatever tax scam or welfare giveaway they came up with. Now, they’re even going after Senator Bernie Sanders (Crazy Old Man – VT). Everyone’s favorite grumpy old socialist just two short years ago, Bernie’s refusal to endorse abolishing the ICE has him looking at the business end of the same ideologues who squealed like fangirls for him when he challenged Hillary for the title.
    One of my best friends, and a smart cat in his own right, has long maintained that the Democrats, when starving for a win, inevitably start eating their own. Based on their current diet, I’d say he’s right. I’d also say: Dig in, Democrats!
    — Ben Crystal

    https://personalliberty.com/the-left-is-eating-itself/

    they have no chance in 2020..........which plank of the Democratic Party has a message we can embrace, hate, intolerance, violence? How will this ensure a victory?
    IMO, they are using fear, violence, and intimidation, and that never wins.

    The "right" did the same thing , it fragmented, stepped away from washington insiders and got an un-electable man elected because they beat the dems to the step away process. in fact the DNC pretty much cheated to NOT let real alternatives to politics as usual emerge and paid the price. I'd of prefered Rand Paul or an LP or even Greens at the state level. ( seems like a contradiction but if you believe in chemical free food and water, local security and economies and the Constitution it's really not)
    So a bartender is better than Hilary as a Reality TV guy is better that another Bush. The Greens missed a real shot to pick up support and still don't seem to be doing anything note worthy. @Chloe What's up with the Green's absence from the conversation?
    Trump's main value is that he is NOT just another Donkephant. I am hoping phase two will see further improvement. But in the end we must also judge Trump on how much war he wages, how much corporate welfare he endorses , how much bang for the buck his programs get, how he affects our relationship with the world and how big his deficits are and how much debt he accumulates.
    He can almost not fail worse that Bushbama did. But if he even comes close kick his ass out in 2020.
    Last edited by donttread; 07-03-2018 at 08:57 AM.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to donttread For This Useful Post:

    stjames1_53 (07-03-2018)

  5. #3
    Points: 12,724, Level: 27
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 826
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    Social25000 Experience Points1 year registered
    Abby08's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    46748
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Location
    New Mexico and Arizona
    Posts
    5,740
    Points
    12,724
    Level
    27
    Thanks Given
    4,466
    Thanked 4,253x in 2,792 Posts
    Mentioned
    45 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    It's amazing isn't it? They're turning on each other , throwing, what were friends, under the bus.....it's friggin' awesome!

  6. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Abby08 For This Useful Post:

    MMC (07-03-2018),stjames1_53 (07-03-2018)

  7. #4
    Points: 92,649, Level: 74
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 2,101
    Overall activity: 57.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    donttread's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    77714
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Posts
    30,922
    Points
    92,649
    Level
    74
    Thanks Given
    4,159
    Thanked 9,679x in 7,272 Posts
    Mentioned
    198 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Abby08 View Post
    It's amazing isn't it? They're turning on each other , throwing, what were friends, under the bus.....it's friggin' awesome!

    That's politics and probably always has been

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to donttread For This Useful Post:

    stjames1_53 (07-03-2018)

  9. #5
    Original Ranter
    Points: 156,655, Level: 94
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 1,195
    Overall activity: 99.1%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassOverdriveTagger First Class50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    MMC's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    39873
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Chicago Illinois
    Posts
    38,190
    Points
    156,655
    Level
    94
    Thanks Given
    11,500
    Thanked 8,862x in 6,743 Posts
    Mentioned
    59 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Yep and that broad that beat Crowley in NY. They say she is left of the Sandman.

    Anything Left of the Sandman is Communist.

    Let them rest with full stomachs.
    Don't only Practice your Art, but force your way into its Secrets, For it and Knowledge can Raise men to the Divine!!!!! Ludwig Van Beethoven ~

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to MMC For This Useful Post:

    stjames1_53 (07-03-2018)

  11. #6
    Points: 18,448, Level: 32
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 102
    Overall activity: 42.0%
    Achievements:
    Social25000 Experience PointsVeteranTagger Second Class
    Dr. Strangelove's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    18009
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Location
    N. California, Sierra foothills
    Posts
    7,016
    Points
    18,448
    Level
    32
    Thanks Given
    2,353
    Thanked 1,770x in 1,450 Posts
    Mentioned
    43 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    My buddy says; "Trump is pissing a lot of people off, and that's a good thing!"

    He's like a lot of loinfo Rethugs; never thinks things through, doesn't know or care about history, Pavlov's Dog, and watches FAUX Trump TV, and eats up Lush Rimjob!

    Never an original thought in his mind!
    As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. --H.L. Mencken,

  12. #7
    Points: 92,649, Level: 74
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 2,101
    Overall activity: 57.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    donttread's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    77714
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Posts
    30,922
    Points
    92,649
    Level
    74
    Thanks Given
    4,159
    Thanked 9,679x in 7,272 Posts
    Mentioned
    198 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Yep and that broad that beat Crowley in NY. They say she is left of the Sandman.

    Anything Left of the Sandman is Communist.

    Let them rest with full stomachs.

    Continued polarization will bring full on communist candidates into play. And those who think they'd get a better piece of the pie via communism ( whether that makes sense to us or not) will start giving them a look. We really need to stop polarization , the supposed "two major parties" benefit from it actually getting 95% of the votes no matter how badly they collectively fail. So they won't stop it, we must stop letting ourselves be treated. like... sheep.
    Last edited by donttread; 07-03-2018 at 10:30 AM.

  13. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to donttread For This Useful Post:

    Captdon (07-03-2018),Dr. Who (07-03-2018),MMC (07-04-2018)

  14. #8
    Points: 92,649, Level: 74
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 2,101
    Overall activity: 57.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    donttread's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    77714
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Posts
    30,922
    Points
    92,649
    Level
    74
    Thanks Given
    4,159
    Thanked 9,679x in 7,272 Posts
    Mentioned
    198 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
    My buddy says; "Trump is pissing a lot of people off, and that's a good thing!"

    He's like a lot of loinfo Rethugs; never thinks things through, doesn't know or care about history, Pavlov's Dog, and watches FAUX Trump TV, and eats up Lush Rimjob!

    Never an original thought in his mind!
    I do like the Mencken quote only today I think we can drop the word "plain"

  15. #9
    Points: 412,831, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassYour first GroupOverdrive50000 Experience PointsTagger First ClassVeteran
    Awards:
    Frequent Poster
    Chris's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    390646
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    137,273
    Points
    412,831
    Level
    100
    Thanks Given
    13,130
    Thanked 38,214x in 28,298 Posts
    Mentioned
    1624 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    The left stands for nothing anymore. Everything to them is fascist or racist.
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

  16. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Chris For This Useful Post:

    Captdon (07-03-2018),MMC (07-04-2018),stjames1_53 (07-03-2018)

  17. #10
    Points: 88,034, Level: 72
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 1,716
    Overall activity: 83.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsTagger Second ClassSocialVeteran
    MisterVeritis's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    281604
    Join Date
    Oct 2014
    Location
    Madison
    Posts
    43,213
    Points
    88,034
    Level
    72
    Thanks Given
    30,838
    Thanked 12,965x in 10,090 Posts
    Mentioned
    180 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
    My buddy says; "Trump is pissing a lot of people off, and that's a good thing!"

    He's like a lot of loinfo Rethugs; never thinks things through, doesn't know or care about history, Pavlov's Dog, and watches FAUX Trump TV, and eats up Lush Rimjob!

    Never an original thought in his mind!
    "loinfo Rethugs"
    "Pavlov's Dog"
    "FAUX Trump TV"
    "Lush Rimjob"

    And you complain someone else never had an original thought.

    Priceless.
    Last edited by MisterVeritis; 07-03-2018 at 12:28 PM.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

  18. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to MisterVeritis For This Useful Post:

    Abby08 (07-03-2018),Boris The Animal (07-03-2018),Captdon (07-03-2018),stjames1_53 (07-03-2018)

+ Reply to Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts


Critical Acclaim
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO