Skip to comments.12 Steps for Reformed Leftists-I am a recovered leftist, with over 25 years of sobriety.
Posted on 02/18/2005 5:29:28 AM PST by SJackson
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Might have been written by Ronald Reagan himself.
Wonderful article. Thanks for posting.
His statement about the left wanting things both ways is so true. They are the have your cake, my cake and everyones cake and eat it too croud.
==== Most recently, the Iraqi election came under attack from the far left in the United States and abroad. British Prime Minister Tony Blair rightly opined that anyone believing in liberty and self-rule could not possibly oppose the election. But leftists were able to do so because of intellectual dishonesty and their belief in ends-justify-the-means politics.====
Just the other day I heard some leftist screaming about "Bush lied us into war" which is one of their favorite claims. They use the mis-characterization of his statement "British and American intelligence indicates there are Weapons of Mass Destruction" to assert that he lied. They KNOW that their assertion is a lie. Bush told the truth.
They also suggest that Bush never mentioned "regime change" or "democratic rule" in Iraq prior to the war and that he came up with that idea after the WMDs failed to materialize. This is also a lie.
Until they get to a point where the truth is under their feet, they can not make progress.. and that is good.
Very good article. Thanks for posting.
Excellent article. I concur with reading Radical Son. That was a good book to read.
Maybe you could send this one to Malinowski.
"The right looks for converts while the left looks for heretics"
"It is best not to engage in too many political discussions until you are sure of what you now stand for, how to defend your new positions, and who you can trust. Reading magazine articles and books to develop a knowledge base is essential."
Good article. The above is excellent advice for the newly converted. I never considered myself a liberal; I've always been conservative, but putting your beliefs into words is a difficult thing to do, until you truly know what the heck you're talking about. When you stick to the TRUTH and you base your arguments on FACTS and not FEELINGS, it all falls into place. :)
Hehehe...and one other from the same company who, upon losing another intellectual argument yesterday, had to resort to telling me my problem is that I have no respect. I just smiled and flashed the 3-D L at him.
And that is exactly what the public school system and lefty activist 'teachers' are doing. It goes beyond abuse, adding persecution. It has to be stopped.
A Conservative = A Liberal who gets mugged.
I am waiting for the day that I finally meet him < g>
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