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Learning conservative-ese

“Terrorist” = Terrorist we don’t like.

“Dictator” = Dictator we don’t like.

“Moderate” = Dictator we do like.

“Capitalism” = Extensive state bailout of the rich and repression of the poor (bear in mind the hundreds of billions of direct state handout and the fact that the top 100 Fortune 500 companies all benefit from their respective nanny state and 20 were saved from total collapse).

“Socialism” = The exact opposite of socialism. See Soviet Union (a nation where worker control, abolishment of private property and markets were not instituted. Note how nobody comments on how the fall of the United Socialist Soviet Republics means we should abandon democracy).

“Courage” = The United States military attacking armies that had 10 percent of the funding of Kuwait’s military.

“Leviticus declares homosexuality to be an abomination!” = It also justifies slavery, bans eating shellfish, shaving hair around the temples, planting two different crops in the same field or wearing two different types of thread.

“Pro-life” = Pro-repression. (Cutting Aid to Families with Dependent Children funding and standing idly by as 100 million people in India die from reforms adopted in Maoist China doesn’t strike me as “pro-life.”)

Mason Edwards

Grass Valley

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