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1/25/2011 4:56:02 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
The recent shooting incident in Arizona, in which a mad-as-heck-and-not-going-to-take-it-anymore conservative shot a "liberal" congresswoman highlights something psychologically dark and dangerous about conservatism. That is, it points up the primal psychological profile underlying the ideology of folks on the right side of the political spectrum.

Jared Loughner is of course being painted by the media as an apolitical, off-his-beam individual with serious anger issues. Of course it's perfectly understandable that the corporate-owned media would want to distance its pro-capitalist, anti-regulation support base on the right from the homicidal likes of Mr. Loughner. That perhaps his main source of new was Fox News and that he was a Glenn Beck fan is not exactly good PR for the conservative movement in America!

But, alas for conservatives, Jared Loughner is not a lone and isolated example of the unevolved, aggressive, shadow side of conservatism. Nor is such a shooting incident a first in the history of conservative violence. And nor is the current ugliness of right vs. left politics in this country anything new.

Steve Allen's book, A Letter to a Conservative, written back in the early 1960s, was prompted by the virulence and violence coming from the conservative camp even at that time. Mr. Allen cites a number of examples of "fantastic political dramas", including a shooting perpetrated by one John Farmer who on January 20, 1961 blasted away at a college professor who had written an article about communism that was insufficiently condemnatory in Mr. Farmer's conservative opinion. Another incident involved thirty-five conservative "ruffians" raiding a meeting whose purpose was nothing more radical than to set up a county mental health system. Apparently the idea of public mental health services was too socialistic and subversive for these libertarian-leaning storm troopers.

What such incidents, what all the political hate crimes and speech that's characterized right-wing politics over the years, as well as the Neanderthaloid likes of Rush Limbaugh and his legions of "dittoheads", and the insensitive, morally jingoistic, and boorish positions that conservatives usually take on social issues, what all of this and the typically tough tone of conservatism seems to connote is that there's an inner "ruffian" lurking in the deepest recesses of the conservative mentality.

Conservatism and rightism seems to be not so much a political philosophy or an objective intellectual stance on public policy issues as a general, and yes an alpha male (and female), attitude of mind. Stripped of its rationalizations, at the heart of conservative psychology and ideology we find a very primal kind of thinking indeed. Like a good caveman, the conservative seems to fundamentally value strength and dominance, sometimes naked and sometimes ideologically dressed-up strength and dominance. This is most obvious when it comes to the conservative's pro-military stand, his negative take on the peace movement, and his support for his country's wars, right or wrong. I.e., the troglodyte ruffian in conservatives admires their national tribe's warriors and is not too averse to using a club or cruise missile on its enemies.

Of course if this is really the case, if the thinking of conservatives really emanates from an atavistic, aggressive, dominance-oriented mentality then you'd expect to find such thinking, thinking of a conservative stamp predominating in our tribe's warriors themselves, and in macho males in general. And of course we do, military personnel and other he-manly types frequently espouse crude conservative perspectives and look askance on those with a "sissified" liberal viewpoint.

And as sissified and pansified wrong-thinkers is the way that conservatives often view those of us on the left. That conservatives think in such terms, and explicitly use such macho derogatory adjectives to put down people who advocate a kinder and gentler approach to resolving our society's social and political problems is certainly quite telling about their mind-set. What it tells us is that conservatives are precisely what I'm psychoanalyzing them to be, people with a pronounced streak in their personality and mental makeup that's a throwback to the alpha males of yesteryear.

The rest of the conservative's positions on the issues of the day also derive from his inner Fred Flintstone and dominance-oriented way of interpreting life. For example, the conservative's tough fry ‘em or lock ‘em up and throw away the key approach to dealing with crime, and his knee-jerk response of launching a war on this, that, and the other thing boils down to solving problems by exerting police force, by asserting the dominance of the "good people" of society over the criminal element.

The moralistic stance of conservatives on social issues such as abortion and same-sex marriage also evinces the conservative's visceral need to set himself up on the high ground, to enjoy dealing with his enemies in the "culture war" from what feels like a position of moral strength. In other words, the social conservative takes positions that give him a sense of moral superiority and dominance, and then tries to force those positions on the rest of us so that he can enjoy the sense of possessing social and cultural dominance. To put it crudely, if conservatives can impose their moral and evangelical social agenda on society it's like an alpha wolf urinating on another member of the pack to demonstrate dominance.

That they're really driven by the desire to assert cultural dominance, and not by their professed lofty principles, becomes obvious when pro-lifers vilify and speak cruelly to their enemies, thus demonstrating that their pro-life stance doesn't really come from a sweet & compassionate place of loving all their fellow beings, but rather from a place of contentiously vying for control of society. And of course the conservative's pro-death penalty stance and his desire to abolish the social welfare programs that economically-challenged unwed mothers will need to provide a decent quality of life for their children don't exactly jibe with a genuine pro-life attitude. But being for capital punishment and against welfare does very much jibe with the alpha male's inclination to show no mercy to society's weak links.

The conservative's anger, the anger of the stereotypical conservative "angry white man" is also explained by my amateur psychoanalysis of conservatism here. His anger is quite simply the anger of lower and lower middle-class males who feel that they've been robbed of their erstwhile dominant socio-economic status in society by twisted liberals and the minorities whose interests they cater to. Yes, what the angry white conservative fundamentally resents is his loss of dominance. This is why the anti-affirmative action stance and the subtle (sometimes not so subtle) identity politics of the Republican Party appeal to angry white men, i.e. it's why angry white men tend to be conservatives and not liberals.

Rightism is the political posture of those who prize dominance, and of those who have a tribal mentality that interprets life to be a competition with other tribes (races and nationalities) for society's limited resources. This is why rightists are so often racists, and why staunch racists are almost always staunch rightists.

Racism, resentment, anger, hate, these emotional attitudes all stem from our ego's craving for dominance, and in the conservative this craving and dominance-orientation is more central (if still often unconscious), hence the occasional explosion of conservative violence, as we recently saw in Tucson, Arizona. No, conservatism is not merely another political standpoint, it's the politicized form of a primeval and unenlightened mentalité that still dangerously exists in the human psyche.
Yo, all of my subliterate conservative criticasters who find perusing and processing the sesquipedalian verbiage of my posts to be such a bothersome brain-taxing chore, I have a new nickname for you. Henceforth you shall be known as Pooh Bears. No, not for the obvious apt reasons, i.e., not because you're full of pooh, and not because of your ursine irritability. Rather, you put me in mind of an A.A. Milne quote, "I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me". Love ya, Pooh Bears.
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1/25/2011 4:57:27 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
This is the troll line, you know what to do.
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1/25/2011 4:57:37 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Another post I doubt anybody is going to read. do you blog at all? That would be the perfect place to post all these rants.
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1/25/2011 5:03:51 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
PS, no, I didn't forget to fit mainstream American conservatism's pro-capitalism into my analysis. Sure, conservatives are partial to the capitalist system because they rather fancy the idea of a socio-economic system in which one has license to seek economic dominance, or rather social and political dominance through the accumulation of economic wealth. I just chose to refrain from focusing on this particular piece of the puzzle of the conservative mind-set because I've already done a debate on it and touched on it many times in other posts on conservatism, libertarianism, and capitalism.
Yo, all of my subliterate conservative criticasters who find perusing and processing the sesquipedalian verbiage of my posts to be such a bothersome brain-taxing chore, I have a new nickname for you. Henceforth you shall be known as Pooh Bears. No, not for the obvious apt reasons, i.e., not because you're full of pooh, and not because of your ursine irritability. Rather, you put me in mind of an A.A. Milne quote, "I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me". Love ya, Pooh Bears.
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1/25/2011 5:14:50 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 4:59:30 PM, innomen wrote:
Amy Bishop.

Sure, try to marginalize and neutralize my viewpoint with non sequiturs, by labeling me a "troll", and by complaining about the length of my posts. Guess you-all have nothing of substance to say about the substance of the post. Apparently ad hominem put downs about my writing and absurdist replies ("I love fried chicken!") is the best some of you've got. Oh well, the inability of conservatives to engage in civil discourse with their critics is consistent with my thesis, thanks for the unintentional validation.
Yo, all of my subliterate conservative criticasters who find perusing and processing the sesquipedalian verbiage of my posts to be such a bothersome brain-taxing chore, I have a new nickname for you. Henceforth you shall be known as Pooh Bears. No, not for the obvious apt reasons, i.e., not because you're full of pooh, and not because of your ursine irritability. Rather, you put me in mind of an A.A. Milne quote, "I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me". Love ya, Pooh Bears.
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1/25/2011 5:18:52 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
charles, if you don't like it here why don't you just leave? Nobody is forcing you to stay here.
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1/25/2011 5:21:46 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:18:52 PM, HatedeatH wrote:
charles, if you don't like it here why don't you just leave? Nobody is forcing you to stay here.

"Love it or leave it", such a pathetically cliché conservative comeback.
Yo, all of my subliterate conservative criticasters who find perusing and processing the sesquipedalian verbiage of my posts to be such a bothersome brain-taxing chore, I have a new nickname for you. Henceforth you shall be known as Pooh Bears. No, not for the obvious apt reasons, i.e., not because you're full of pooh, and not because of your ursine irritability. Rather, you put me in mind of an A.A. Milne quote, "I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me". Love ya, Pooh Bears.
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1/25/2011 5:22:31 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:03:51 PM, charleslb wrote:
PS, no, I didn't forget to fit mainstream American conservatism's pro-capitalism into my analysis. Sure, conservatives are partial to the capitalist system because they rather fancy the idea of a socio-economic system in which one has license to seek economic dominance, or rather social and political dominance through the accumulation of economic wealth. I just chose to refrain from focusing on this particular piece of the puzzle of the conservative mind-set because I've already done a debate on it and touched on it many times in other posts on conservatism, libertarianism, and capitalism.

Damn, I was just about to tell you how proud I was that you went an entire thread without mentioning capitalism :(
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1/25/2011 5:23:41 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:21:46 PM, charleslb wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:18:52 PM, HatedeatH wrote:
charles, if you don't like it here why don't you just leave? Nobody is forcing you to stay here.

"Love it or leave it", such a pathetically cliché conservative comeback.

too bad I'm not a conservative. hahahaha.
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1/25/2011 5:23:54 PM
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What is it with Charlie and Caramel? It's just a incoherent string of anti-capitalist invective and rhetoric.
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1/25/2011 5:30:38 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:23:41 PM, HatedeatH wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:21:46 PM, charleslb wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:18:52 PM, HatedeatH wrote:
charles, if you don't like it here why don't you just leave? Nobody is forcing you to stay here.

"Love it or leave it", such a pathetically cliché conservative comeback.

too bad I'm not a conservative. hahahaha.

Your positions on the "Big Issues" in your profile are a mix of conservative and liberal positions, so you're right, you're not a flat-out conservative, but there's definitely a conservative streak in your mentality.
Yo, all of my subliterate conservative criticasters who find perusing and processing the sesquipedalian verbiage of my posts to be such a bothersome brain-taxing chore, I have a new nickname for you. Henceforth you shall be known as Pooh Bears. No, not for the obvious apt reasons, i.e., not because you're full of pooh, and not because of your ursine irritability. Rather, you put me in mind of an A.A. Milne quote, "I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me". Love ya, Pooh Bears.
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1/25/2011 5:33:44 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:14:50 PM, charleslb wrote:
At 1/25/2011 4:59:30 PM, innomen wrote:
Amy Bishop.

Sure, try to marginalize and neutralize my viewpoint with non sequiturs, by labeling me a "troll", and by complaining about the length of my posts. Guess you-all have nothing of substance to say about the substance of the post. Apparently ad hominem put downs about my writing and absurdist replies ("I love fried chicken!") is the best some of you've got. Oh well, the inability of conservatives to engage in civil discourse with their critics is consistent with my thesis, thanks for the unintentional validation.

People here don't take your posts seriously because as far as we can tell, you don't either. You write what you write because you think that your beliefs are correct, right? But that can't be all--if it was, you wouldn't bother posting it here or on your website. People post their writings in public, rather than keep them to themselves, because they want others to see them. If you want others to see your writing, it's either for your sake, or for theirs. If it's for your sake, then why should we bother taking it seriously? No one's interested in your intellectual masturbation. But what if it is, as I'm sure you'd claim, because you want to convince us of your position? Then there's still no reason for us to bother with you. Based on the replies to your posts, you know damn well your current writing style doesn't convince anyone. Since you continue with it, you clearly must not care very much about making an effective argument, so why should we bother reading it? Don't just sit around and complain that people aren't taking your posts seriously, do something about it.
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1/25/2011 5:36:33 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:30:38 PM, charleslb wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:23:41 PM, HatedeatH wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:21:46 PM, charleslb wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:18:52 PM, HatedeatH wrote:
charles, if you don't like it here why don't you just leave? Nobody is forcing you to stay here.

"Love it or leave it", such a pathetically cliché conservative comeback.

too bad I'm not a conservative. hahahaha.

Your positions on the "Big Issues" in your profile are a mix of conservative and liberal positions, so you're right, you're not a flat-out conservative, but there's definitely a conservative streak in your mentality.

That's right, because everything is just a conservative conspiracy. *rolls eyes*
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1/25/2011 5:39:45 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:30:38 PM, charleslb wrote:
I am a pompous buffoon!

Yep.
I am voting for Innomen because of his intelligence, common sense, humility and the fact that Juggle appears to listen to him. Any other Presidential style would have a large sub-section of the site up in arms. If I was President I would destroy the site though elitism, others would let it run riot. Innomen represents a middle way that works, neither draconian nor anarchic and that is the only way things can work. Plus he does it all without ego trips.
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1/25/2011 5:43:48 PM
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The shooter wasn't a conservative. He was mentally insane. He was against the entire media. He didn't listen to talk radio. The media is blaming this on conservatives, because the media is a left-leaning organization, not a right-leaning one.
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1/25/2011 5:49:26 PM
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At 1/25/2011 5:33:44 PM, LaissezFaire wrote:

People here don't take your posts seriously because as far as we can tell, you don't either. You write what you write because you think that your beliefs are correct, right? But that can't be all--if it was, you wouldn't bother posting it here or on your website. People post their writings in public, rather than keep them to themselves, because they want others to see them. If you want others to see your writing, it's either for your sake, or for theirs. If it's for your sake, then why should we bother taking it seriously? No one's interested in your intellectual masturbation. But what if it is, as I'm sure you'd claim, because you want to convince us of your position? Then there's still no reason for us to bother with you. Based on the replies to your posts, you know damn well your current writing style doesn't convince anyone. Since you continue with it, you clearly must not care very much about making an effective argument, so why should we bother reading it? Don't just sit around and complain that people aren't taking your posts seriously, do something about it.

First of all, would it be more logical and productive to just go somewhere else where I could preach to the choir? And I'm not about to inauthentically tone down the way I express my thoughts to avoid your hostility. I'm all for empowering my fellow man and woman, but I don't fancy empowering you to that extent. Secondly, LaissezFaire, hmm, laissez–faire is frequently used as pretty much a synonym for free-marketarian capitalism and therefore a term that pro-capitalist conservatives are fond of. You may not identify as a conservative or libertarian but your nickname and some of your positions peg you as such. So, ironically, by adding your voice to the nattering nabobs of conservative negativism you've merely succeeded in feeding right into my analysis of the conservative mentality!
Yo, all of my subliterate conservative criticasters who find perusing and processing the sesquipedalian verbiage of my posts to be such a bothersome brain-taxing chore, I have a new nickname for you. Henceforth you shall be known as Pooh Bears. No, not for the obvious apt reasons, i.e., not because you're full of pooh, and not because of your ursine irritability. Rather, you put me in mind of an A.A. Milne quote, "I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me". Love ya, Pooh Bears.
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1/25/2011 5:49:37 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
CharlesB, even if you don't agree with these guys, it would probably just be a good idea to adapt.

Even if you have to do it condescendingly.
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1/25/2011 5:51:44 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:49:37 PM, CosmicAlfonzo wrote:
CharlesB, even if you don't agree with these guys, it would probably just be a good idea to adapt.

Even if you have to do it condescendingly.

You don't know CharlesB. He could write a book about a bug he saw flying outside.
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1/25/2011 5:55:08 PM
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At 1/25/2011 5:22:31 PM, J.Kenyon wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:03:51 PM, charleslb wrote:
PS, no, I didn't forget to fit mainstream American conservatism's pro-capitalism into my analysis. Sure, conservatives are partial to the capitalist system because they rather fancy the idea of a socio-economic system in which one has license to seek economic dominance, or rather social and political dominance through the accumulation of economic wealth. I just chose to refrain from focusing on this particular piece of the puzzle of the conservative mind-set because I've already done a debate on it and touched on it many times in other posts on conservatism, libertarianism, and capitalism.

Damn, I was just about to tell you how proud I was that you went an entire thread without mentioning capitalism :(

From the OP: "Of course it's perfectly understandable that the corporate-owned media would want to distance its pro-capitalist, anti-regulation support base on the right from the homicidal likes of Mr. Loughner."

He will always mention capitalism. >.<
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1/25/2011 5:57:39 PM
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So, ironically, by adding your voice to the nattering nabobs of conservative negativism you've merely succeeded in feeding right into my analysis of the conservative mentality!:

Oh noes, hurry up LaissezFaire and retract your previous statement!

Charlie, let me spare you the suspense... Nobody likes you... liberal and conservative alike, because --------------------->
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1/25/2011 5:58:00 PM
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At 1/25/2011 5:51:44 PM, Koopin wrote:

You don't know CharlesB. He could write a book about a bug he saw flying outside.

Do you mean the bug that's up your conservative Rebuplican a** about me? Sure I could write a book on that, maybe I will, and I can post it in installments here. Thanks for the suggestion!
Yo, all of my subliterate conservative criticasters who find perusing and processing the sesquipedalian verbiage of my posts to be such a bothersome brain-taxing chore, I have a new nickname for you. Henceforth you shall be known as Pooh Bears. No, not for the obvious apt reasons, i.e., not because you're full of pooh, and not because of your ursine irritability. Rather, you put me in mind of an A.A. Milne quote, "I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me". Love ya, Pooh Bears.
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1/25/2011 6:00:33 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:58:00 PM, charleslb wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:51:44 PM, Koopin wrote:

You don't know CharlesB. He could write a book about a bug he saw flying outside.

Do you mean the bug that's up your conservative Rebuplican a** about me? Sure I could write a book on that, maybe I will, and I can post it in installments here. Thanks for the suggestion!

Your insults are getting lamer and lamer.
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1/25/2011 6:01:00 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:58:00 PM, charleslb wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:51:44 PM, Koopin wrote:
You don't know CharlesB. He could write a book about a bug he saw flying outside.

Do you mean the bug that's up your conservative Rebuplican a** about me? Sure I could write a book on that, maybe I will, and I can post it in installments here. Thanks for the suggestion!

Dammit, Koopin! Now look what you've done...
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1/25/2011 6:01:07 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:55:08 PM, annhasle wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:22:31 PM, J.Kenyon wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:03:51 PM, charleslb wrote:
PS, no, I didn't forget to fit mainstream American conservatism's pro-capitalism into my analysis. Sure, conservatives are partial to the capitalist system because they rather fancy the idea of a socio-economic system in which one has license to seek economic dominance, or rather social and political dominance through the accumulation of economic wealth. I just chose to refrain from focusing on this particular piece of the puzzle of the conservative mind-set because I've already done a debate on it and touched on it many times in other posts on conservatism, libertarianism, and capitalism.

Damn, I was just about to tell you how proud I was that you went an entire thread without mentioning capitalism :(

From the OP: "Of course it's perfectly understandable that the corporate-owned media would want to distance its pro-capitalist, anti-regulation support base on the right from the homicidal likes of Mr. Loughner."

He will always mention capitalism. >.<

He has a picture of Karl Marx for an avatar. Of course he is going to mention capitalism. XD
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1/25/2011 6:02:36 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 5:36:33 PM, HatedeatH wrote:

That's right, because everything is just a conservative conspiracy. *rolls eyes*

I never said anything about a conspiracy, that's just lame reductio ad absurdum (I don't even have any use for conspiracy theories, why does the capitalist elite need a conspiracy when it already runs the global economy and has its hooks in all the so-called democracies of the world?!)
Yo, all of my subliterate conservative criticasters who find perusing and processing the sesquipedalian verbiage of my posts to be such a bothersome brain-taxing chore, I have a new nickname for you. Henceforth you shall be known as Pooh Bears. No, not for the obvious apt reasons, i.e., not because you're full of pooh, and not because of your ursine irritability. Rather, you put me in mind of an A.A. Milne quote, "I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me". Love ya, Pooh Bears.
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1/25/2011 6:04:58 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 6:02:36 PM, charleslb wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:36:33 PM, HatedeatH wrote:

That's right, because everything is just a conservative conspiracy. *rolls eyes*

I never said anything about a conspiracy, that's just lame reductio ad absurdum (I don't even have any use for conspiracy theories, why does the capitalist elite need a conspiracy when it already runs the global economy and has its hooks in all the so-called democracies of the world?!)

I hate capitalism too. A more enlightened form of slavery, just as feudalism was before it.

We should talk over a cup of joe sometime.
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1/25/2011 6:08:31 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/25/2011 6:04:58 PM, CosmicAlfonzo wrote:
At 1/25/2011 6:02:36 PM, charleslb wrote:
At 1/25/2011 5:36:33 PM, HatedeatH wrote:

That's right, because everything is just a conservative conspiracy. *rolls eyes*

I never said anything about a conspiracy, that's just lame reductio ad absurdum (I don't even have any use for conspiracy theories, why does the capitalist elite need a conspiracy when it already runs the global economy and has its hooks in all the so-called democracies of the world?!)

I hate capitalism too. A more enlightened form of slavery, just as feudalism was before it.

To be brief for a change, I agree.
Yo, all of my subliterate conservative criticasters who find perusing and processing the sesquipedalian verbiage of my posts to be such a bothersome brain-taxing chore, I have a new nickname for you. Henceforth you shall be known as Pooh Bears. No, not for the obvious apt reasons, i.e., not because you're full of pooh, and not because of your ursine irritability. Rather, you put me in mind of an A.A. Milne quote, "I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me". Love ya, Pooh Bears.