East is east, and west is west, said Kipling. That goddamned colonialist apologist. How I love him.
And insofar as that sentiment obtains, never the twain shall convince the Other they are not disgusting vermin. Conflict is a primal component of man's nature. One might as well curse the thundershower, or chastise the wind, as to try to eliminate conflict from man's soul. One might even say conflict is healthy for our precious spirit, for at least it is honest, and reduces the necessity for the baser instincts of subterfuge and betrayal.
Now having laid that rather parsimonious throw rug of a qualification before you, I will aver that all conflict is not equal. Nor, obviously, are all propositions, arguments, axioms or moots.
The declaration of a position must have merit, it must emanate in good faith, and it must adhere to basic ground rules of propriety. A proposition must conform to traditional standards of debate, and eschew the notorious and cheap tricks of redefinition of words, reliance on shallow memes and tropes that have long since been proven false, and ad hominem attacks that preclude the possibility of honest and open debate.
In other words, the Left must completely dismantle its false structures of conflict if they choose to have rigorous debate, and join the universe of mature and earnest debaters of moral and political philosophy. Does this declaration appear crass and underhanded? Even, perish the thought, ad hominem?
I would grant the Left that argument if, and only if, they abjure the following style and type of attack passing itself as even-handed debate:
Easy examples: Bush lied about WMD's, and Richard Cheney was the evil puppetmaster of a confused and doltish white-knuckle drunk. These are bald-faced lies, repeated so often without benefit of proof as to make one puke at the fucking ridiculousness of the charges. WMD's were of course believed to be in Saddam's possession for the simple fact he had used them against his own people and the Iranians, for Christ's sake. Bush, in his tepid approach to war, gave the bastard a year to hide them, or move them. Surely those that were not found, and they were found, are buried in the Mesopotamian or Assyrian deserts. Why would they not be? And who could find them if they were? Of course there were WMD's. We fucking foundthem.
Dick Cheney? He became Vice President after a thirty year career in DC as a man universally acclaimed to be calm, composed, bipartisan, even-handed, kind, and jolly. He was the poster boy of decorum. And yet he was morphed overnight into a fucking vampire, a Machiavellian manipulator interested only in creating financial opportunities for his bloodthirsty friends at Halliburton. A spendthrift of "blood and treasure" to enrich himself and his fat cat buddies.
This was a goddamn libel of monstrous proportions, and one the Left knew to be so, and yet they shamelessly fostered and promulgated it. Dick Cheney is a fucking stand up guy. Eight years on I have never seen a shred of evidence to prove the calumny showered upon this decent man. If Cheney were the bastard the Left made him out to be he surely would have had his dirty mercenaries carve the fucking hearts out of the cocksuckers who slandered him so. I would have. Hell, I would have eaten those hearts. But I'm not a stand up guy like Dick Cheney.
And about that "blood and treasure" line. A very convenient and psychologically charged term. I would ask the Left at what point they ever cared about the blood of an American soldier or Marine? They promulgated enormous lies through the bastard auspices of The New Republic, and the gutter mouth of John Murtha, but I don't recall any left of center politician visiting Walter Reed Hospital to render kindness to an injured veteran. As for treasure? Since when is taxpayer money considered treasure to a Leftist? It is nothing more than the coin of the realm for socialist policies to them. If taxpayer money is such a fucking treasure to the Left why then do they waste it so heedlessly on their pet projects and social engineering circle jerks, and in such mind boggling quantities? Hell, Barack Obama's Treasury Department just printed over a trillion dollars of "treasure" like fucking green confetti for Saint Patrick's Day, which will serve no purpose other than to buy loyalty and largesse on the cheap while the inflationary backlash of such an infantile and stupid gesture will go unremarked by the chiggering classes in the media. Treasure, indeed.
Let us discuss queer-bashing, a hobby of the Left one could set one's watch by: although heavily populated and suported by the gay establishment, the Left has no compunction about outing or vilifying homosexuals such as Mary Cheney or Larry Craig or Jeff Gannon if it suits the agenda. Hypocrisy knows no bounds when the agenda must be forwarded. Of all the Left's transgressions this is possibly the most disgusting, as it invariably causes, or attempts to cause, great personal harm to not only the individual but their family and close friends. It is an evil tactic, and an abomination. I personally have never read a Leftist deplore this tactic, even as the Left whistled past the graveyard as a totally politically corrupt piece of human garbage such as Barney Frank was busted for having a live-in lover and employee run a gay prostitution ring out of his abode. That disgusting and illegal activity is apparently fine, but that fucking Larry Craig? Tapped a guy's shoes in the toilet. Let us not only crucify him, but humiliate him and his family.
There are so many reasons to abhor the Left for their deceit, treachery, and calumny. I merely point to the tip of the iceberg here. Just a small, small smattering of the corrupt nature of the Infantile Class. But never let it be said I did not call that spade a spade. Are those of the Left who know me, or read me, repulsed? I am sure they are. I do not give a fucking fig about that. More importantly to me, am I repulsed by them? I don't presume you must read between these lines to assume that fact. I am absolutely repulsed by the Left, for they do not engage in adult conversation. They rely upon prevarication, code words, hate, personal attacks, and vitriol to disguise their true reason for the inability to debate on the merits: simply put, they hate individualism, hate those who do not think as they do, and wish to use the plenipotentiary power of the state to force those who disagree with them to toe the fucking line, and get on board with their grandiose schemes to remake the world not as it is, but how in their tiny and unsophisticated minds they wish it to be. And when they lose the debate, because they have no rational facts to sustain them, they will simply play the race card, or fagbash one of your own, or pass a goddamn ex post facto law and take away your money unconstitutionally because they managed to arm a dozen convenient spastics with pitchforks. For they do not believe in a government of laws. They believe in a government of emotions. Which is a dangerous fucking thing, when you have the emotions of a thirteen year old girl. It's one thing to show up for a gun fight with a knife. It's quite another thing to show up for a debate with nothing more than a Che tee, Mao's Little Red Book, and an enema bag with what passes for your brain inside it.
The brainwashed generation that flattered themselves into thinking they were the vanguard of the future in 1967 San Francisco now hold all of the keys to the kingdom, and as power corrupts, so it is no fucking daisy they're sticking in your barrel. The only thing we have to fear is the fucking fearmongers themselves. And their daisies.
As for Repulsion: that rotting hare in the kitchen in Polanski's film rather succinctly sums up my opinion of the State of the Leftists' Union.
There will be blood.
Posted by Velociman at March 22, 2009 9:22 PM