Skip to comments.Daily Kos writer: We could use ‘global superplague’ to stop overpopulation
Posted on 08/23/2011 4:09:13 PM PDT by wagglebee
August 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) A prominent left-wing American political blog has come under fire after publishing one writers quip that the world needs a global superplague because there are too many goddam people already. Daily Kos contributor Jon Staffords August 10 post, in which Stafford described himself as Not Pro-Choice, Pro-Abortion, drew immediate attention in the blogosphere.
While Stafford said that his remarks are partly facetious, he went on to say, nevertheless there is a seed of truth in it, because I believe that the world is wildly overpopulated and that we must take steps as a society to reduce it.
This will undoubtedly be met with accusations of callousness, but we would could really use is a global superplague. The Black Death may have been horrible, but without it there would never have been a Renaissance.
In the same blog post Stafford stated his belief in legalizing marijuana and homosexual marriage and his radical atheism. Just one day earlier, Stafford had said, Rick Perry scares me. Michele Bachmann too. Not because they are crazy (although they are), but because they are charismatic and crazy. Because they tap into a strain of crazy that runs deep and strong in this country, a Christian fanaticism that is every bit as ugly as its Islamic counterpart. And every bit as destructive.
Commenting on Staffords post, Population Research Institute President Steven Mosher said, The world is by no stretch of the imagination, overpopulated.
Anyone who argues that the Black Death, which decimated Europe’s population for a hundred years, was a good thing, needs counseling, Mosher said. “When did it come to be ‘socially liberal’ to espouse genocide? I thought that the Left was supposed to be opposed to such things?
“Of course, Mosher continued, Stafford may think that by not identifying a particular group to be eliminated, he escapes the charge of genocide, but I don’t think so. The history of population control program is replete with examples of the majority ethnic, religious, class, etc., group using abortion, sterilization and contraception to reduce the numbers of the minority group. So, in practical terms, population control is genocide.”
In an interview with LifeSiteNews, American Life League President Judie Brown said, On a practical matter having nothing to do with the avowed atheist, overpopulation is not a problem at all.
The real problem is corrupt governments bloated with funds that are donated for the specific purpose of aiding the poor that never get to the poor, Brown said. The real problem is politics gone awry. You might summarize it as selfishness.
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How about we start with you mr. stafford!
they never take themselves out do they. They just want everyone else gone.
Islam IS the super plague.
Of course he, and the immediate members of his coffee klatch at the local Starbucks will survive unscathed and with no change in lifestyle.
I’m reminded of Woody Allen in Sleeper (yeah I know) when he’s told that everyone he knew has been dead for 200 years... “How can that be? They all ate organic rice!”
hmmmm....I wonder who the everyone “else” is?.....hmmmmm
It seems that many of the very same “people”, who advocate such genocide, are also staunch opponents of capital punishment. They have no qualms about killing billions of innocent people — but, can’t get behind taking out the trash.
Liberalism is a mental disorder.
I once had a business associate that thought along these lines.
Other than lamenting 75% or more of the human race hadn’t already died, he was a fairly nice guy.
When I look at all the barren untapped land, it seems we have a way to go before this old planet is tapped out.
With all the water out there for desalination, it seems we’ve only tapped the suface of what we could do.
It probably played a role, but the fall of Constantinople, I think, is the true genesis.
Mosher may be correct about that in your quote but he is apparently ignorant (or hiding) the fact that genocide is always from the Left. The Marxist Left uses it as an instrument of Class Warfare, the Fascist Left used it as an instrument of Racial Warfare.
They should lead by example. The same goes for those who want their taxes to be higher.
LOL, isn't that the truth.
Hmmmm, maybe the world is really just overpopulated with leftists, so if someone could develop a plague that only attacked the brainless leftists, then ...... (wow, wouldn't this leftist be "offended" by a suggestion such as this).
Interesting isn’t it?
Of course, intellectual Libs consider themselves to be the elite of humanity with the rest of us (including most of their own supporters) Untermenschen or worse.
Naturally, THEY need to survive... it’s all those grubby little useless eaters that need to be cleansed from the planet.
Well, stop fighting AIDS then, and you’ll have your plague. What, not the right demographic? Doesn’t kill the right people?
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