Never try to be clever. It never works and it only annoys the people who actually are smarter than you are. (You don't want to do this.)
One of the things we have to remember is that decent people (in the Gun Control and AGW debates) are used by monsters.
I was going east on Washington Avenue through the U of M campus and a male idiot decides to ride his bicycle in the middle of a snow shower on the wrong side of the street between the two lanes of eastbound traffic. I shouldn't have been surprised by this. Why do I somehow feel that getting a college education these days must in some way involve being lobotomized?
There's no shortage of hardcore Leftists who're willing to follow
orders. The pacifism of the Left is, after all, just a pose.
"Progressive" is newspeak for someone who believes in the neolithic ideal of beating up and killing people and taking their stuff. Remember: A day without Socialism is like a day without slavery and murder. The more I look at the ongoing disaster in Washington the more I want someone in our armed forces to step up and overthrow the morons who call themselves an administration. Authority is based on understanding and compliance to the truth. Those who lie have no authority over anyone. The Left abhors the thought of being judged by their character because they have none. What's present is the black hole of their lust for power. A desire for control over every aspect of our lives that distorts or destroys everything that comes within their influence. The positive side is that if we don't drop below their moral event horizon we can escape from their influence. But we'll be damaged as a result.
For the concept of questioning authority to work it has to applied
universally. Absolutely without any exception. Otherwise what is the