"If at age 20 you are a conservative then you have no heart. If at age 30 you are a liberal then you have no brains."
Sir Winston Churchill

Obama obviously knows very little about economics, specifically that "Society stagnates when independent productive achievers begin to be socially demonized and even punished for their accomplishments." This dilemma fogs Obama's reality. To him, accepting this truth is a "false choice", his answer to things he doesn't understand. And by the way... where is John Galt?

Friday, October 10, 2014


High School students in Jefferson County Colorado are up in arms over an Advanced Placement History Curriculum that wants to promote patriotism, the benefits of free enterprise and the cessation of promoting civil disorder and instead stressing civic responsibility. For many in the media this has been deemed "controversial" and Media Matters for America, a progressive, left wing Soros funded entity which blames Fox News for this controversy, has moved in to ratchet up the discontent over efforts to stimulate love of country. 
These students are pawns yet again in the multi generational crusade to portray the U. S. as a bad country and the source of evil both domestically and in foreign affairs. 
Advocates for the new curriculum say historic figures such as Franklin, Jefferson, Martin Luther King and Madison are currently minimized while the wars against the Indians, the Black Panther Party, slavery (without any mention of the Gettysburg Address) and the dropping of the A bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki are prominent. In fact the question is asked with regard to the latter "Does this makes you question the values of America!" 
Are these people kidding? Do they have any historical perspective or knowledge whatsoever as to what the country had gone through during WW II or the bloody sacrifices to free black Americans in bondage of the American Civil War? It is difficult to impossible to believe they  want balance or objectivity. 

Our children are in an American style "cultural revolution". They are marching in lockstep around a force fed narrative that equates themes like love of country  with crimes against humanity.
The Left in America has been brilliant in cloaking their hatred of country etc. in moral indignation and revolutionary cool. Being "edgy" and "hip" has and probably always will be intoxicating to rebellious youth. After all what good is a society when you are young if it shouldn't be overthrown with Utopian blather?
We live in a epoch of the phony intelligentsia who are able to construct "mind clouds" of what appears to be intellectual profundity enunciated by supposed geniuses but is instead is as consequential as a visit to an opium den.
The arts in particular, to paraphrase Marshall McLuhan are"   mediums with a message".  We have now passed through decades of cool music, film, art and literature with left wing political messaging that help make you into a knee jerk  radical.  The opera "The Death of Klinghoffer" is one morally  relative and disgusting piece of supposed left wing art that heralds itself as an objective look at both sides of a complex question.  It  apparently is not clear to the left that when you shoot a disabled Jewish man in his sixties in the head and throw him and his wheelchair into the Mediterranean, nothing justifies such an act! 
The effect of the arts of course can be intensely  personal and the left has also been incredibly successful in  reducing everything important in life to the impact on the self rather than to the consequences to the society or the nation as a whole. A society and nation it should be remembered, that has to live freely, efficiently,  productively and safely under laws and values shared by all in order to be successful.  The ironic end result of this persistent campaign is a  mind numbing conformity to a new society with diametrically opposite values and mores to that which came before.
Alienation also still sells in 21st century “Amerika”,  even when it is a luxury that most of the non developing  world or for that matter, most  hardworking people every where, cannot afford.  Alienation in truth, is the beginning of the end of the individual survival instinct  which has always sought safety in numbers along with the mechanisms and structures that guarantee freedom in a violent world.  Instead the mechanisms now sought have become trade offs of personal freedoms and intellectual integrity in exchange for a false safety and total obedience.
But when the world only appears vicious and deadly in the same way a film or a video game makes it appear, its shifting confines  rarely translates into  the  reality of daily life.  This becomes an escape into the “self” through fictional means which then devolves into highly personalized  politics and culture shared by a collective.  It inoculates one from having to worry or even ponder about the darkest  or most complex possibilities of the real human condition because on some sub conscious level it's still just a game. This collective brain washing has become an entertainment  universe that leaves little time for negotiating a far more  nuanced  real world.  It also tragically blots out the beauty and spirituality of real life and leaves the so called rebel having to reinvent a limited and limiting world from scratch as if no one else had ever lived .
The great irony of all of the above is that this great 21st century rebellion is in reality for and not against the new progressive status quo.  The real rebels today are those involved in trying to restore the limited government  and the inalienable rights that limited government is supposed to protect as its principal obligation.  The real revolution is the one to protect the person from the tentacles of a government that lives to gain dominion over every aspect of our life and force us into a collective where our futures are preordained.
You must ask yourself why  anyone who is sane or mature, would fight for or defend a government of bureaucratic overlords who would micro-manage everything one does, says or thinks.  This new real revolution is for common sense, economic and religious freedom,  basic decency and tolerance, historic time tested and true values and the sanctity of individual liberty over all else.  The left has both fooled us and themselves that they are the rebels but they are wrong.  They are merely the  rebels without a clue.

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