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Daily Kos writer: We could use ‘global superplague’ to stop overpopulation
Life News ^ | 8/22/11 | Jeremy Kryn

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 writer’s quip that the world needs “a global superplague” because “there are too many goddam people already.” Daily Kos contributor Jon Stafford’s 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 Stafford’s 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.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dailykos; deatheaters; democrats; genocidalleft; genocide; jonstafford; leftuniverse; liberalfascism; liberalism; liberals; lifehate; molech; moloch; moralabsolutes; murderousleft; overpopulation; populationcontrol; progressives; prolife
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“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.”

Exactly!

1 posted on 08/23/2011 4:09:20 PM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 08/23/2011 4:10:41 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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3 posted on 08/23/2011 4:10:41 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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4 posted on 08/23/2011 4:11:09 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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Maybe it could center around Washington, DC, next month?

ML/NJ

5 posted on 08/23/2011 4:11:14 PM PDT by ml/nj
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“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.

How about we start with you mr. stafford!

6 posted on 08/23/2011 4:11:56 PM PDT by VRWCmember (If it wern't for double standards, liberals would have no standards at all.)
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they never take themselves out do they. They just want everyone else gone.


7 posted on 08/23/2011 4:12:10 PM PDT by edcoil (The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital. -- Joe Paterno)
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Islam IS the super plague.


8 posted on 08/23/2011 4:13:00 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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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!”


9 posted on 08/23/2011 4:14:04 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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hmmmm....I wonder who the everyone “else” is?.....hmmmmm


10 posted on 08/23/2011 4:14:12 PM PDT by Scotswife
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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.


11 posted on 08/23/2011 4:15:35 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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Kind of like the villains in Tom Clancy’s book Rainbow Six
12 posted on 08/23/2011 4:15:46 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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Liberalism is a mental disorder.


13 posted on 08/23/2011 4:17:10 PM PDT by hsalaw
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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.


14 posted on 08/23/2011 4:18:13 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (McCain 5 yrs Left/1 yr right "BAD!" - Republicans 3 yrs Right 1 year Left to elect RINOs. "Good?")
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"The Black Death may have been horrible, but without it there would never have been a Renaissance."

It probably played a role, but the fall of Constantinople, I think, is the true genesis.

15 posted on 08/23/2011 4:18:52 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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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.


16 posted on 08/23/2011 4:18:52 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: edcoil
they never take themselves out do they. They just want everyone else gone.

They should lead by example. The same goes for those who want their taxes to be higher.

17 posted on 08/23/2011 4:19:20 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: edcoil
they never take themselves out do they. They just want everyone else gone.

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).

18 posted on 08/23/2011 4:19:39 PM PDT by Col Freeper (FR is a smorgasbord of Conservative thoughts and ideas - dig in and enjoy it to its fullest!)
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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.


19 posted on 08/23/2011 4:19:46 PM PDT by Ronin (Obamanation has replaced Bizarroworld as the most twisted place in the universe.)
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To: wagglebee

Well, stop fighting AIDS then, and you’ll have your plague. What, not the right demographic? Doesn’t kill the right people?


20 posted on 08/23/2011 4:20:03 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady (Islam is as Islam does.)
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