The Price of Political Correctness: What We Lose in the Social Context.

I’m going to start out today with an item from the news. Then try to explain the context. Offer a different take on the… perspective…. A more global… political… context…. A dissenting opinion…. A dissing opinion….

http://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/nonprofit-groups-often-seek-restitution-not-prosecution-when-money-goes-missing/2013/11/23/d7b7ba18-51f8-11e3-9e2c-e1d01116fd98_story.html

Several issues here:
1. Lack of accountability and responsibility. The Liberal Progressive Socialists at their core do not wish to be held accountable or responsible. That’s the WHOLE POINT of the Political Philosophy: Escaping any responsibility. They believe Society is to blame… and no one is responsible… for anything…. So that they can do what they want without guilt. Follows from the Pleasure Principle. The Laws… don’t apply to Liberals….

2. Hypocrisy. The stunning refusal to apply accepted standards of accountability and responsibility to like minded Liberal Progressive Socialists… clearly doesn’t apply to anyone they don’t consider to be a supporter of the cause. And therefore… must be DEMONIZED!!! That was one of Saul Alinsky’s major points in his treatise on how to bring about the overthrow of Democratic Republics in order to seize power, “Rules for Radicals”. You may agree with your political opponent to a higher degree of correlation than human and ape DNA… but never mention that…. Lie about what he believes. Scream it from the rafters. If you say it long enough and loud enough… some people will certainly start to believe you…. The gullible…. YOUR constituency…. Which is actually the only group you can effectively mislead through your lies…. So… Obama and the Democrats blamed Bush… and lied… and demonized him… because… it WORKED….

3. Lack of Intellectual Honesty. Integrity. Beyond Hypocrisy. Believing your own lies…. Case in point… “Diversion of Assets” instead of embezzlement. “Undocumented Immigrant” instead of Illegal Alien. “Liberal Progressive” instead of AnarcoCommunist. The disingenuous “rebranding” and endless marketing research through focus groups to hone the cutting edge of the message to make it more acceptable…. Palatable…. Believable…. Deceptive….

Please allow me to recap what I’ve just said:
“Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.” Adolf Hitler

Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/a/adolfhitle385640.html#mt8k1XqSUiMF5P9P.99

Here is an expansion of that sentiment, but approaching Fascism from the completely opposite political philosophy… AnarchoCommunism…. This was written for Community Organizers….

Saul Alinsky “Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals” pages 23-45… essentially all of the second chapter “Of Means and Ends”:
1. One’s concern with the ethics of means and ends varies inversely with one’s personal interest in the issue.
2. The judgment of the ethics of means is dependent upon the political position of those sitting in judgment.
3. In war the ends justify almost any means.
4. Judgment must be made in the context of the times in which the action occurred and not from any other chronological vantage point.
5. Concern with ethics increases with the number of means available and vice versa.
6. The less important the end to be desired, the more one can afford to engage in ethical evaluations of means.
7. Generally success or failure is a might determinant of ethics.
8. Morality of a means depends upon whether the means is being employed at a time of imminent defeat or imminent victory.
9. Any effective means is automatically judged by the opposition as being unethical.
10. You do what you can with what you have and clothe it with moral garments.
11. Goals must be phrased in general terms like “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity,” “Of the Common Welfare,” “Pursuit of Happiness,” or “Bread and Peace.”

He also states: “All effective actions require the passport of morality.” A patina of morality… while acting immorally… because ends ALWAYS justify the means… in the relentless pursuit of ruthless Power over others….

Source: Alinsky’s 1971 book titled Rules for Radicals

These are the 13 Tactics to attain Power Alinsky delineates:

1. “Power is not only what you have, but what the enemy thinks you have.”
2. “Never go outside the expertise of your people. When an action or tactic is outside the experience of the people, the result is confusion, fear and retreat. It also means a collapse of communication, as we have noted.”
3. “Whenever possible, go outside the expertise of the enemy. Here you want to cause confusion, fear, and retreat.“
4. “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules. You can kill them with this, for they can no more obey their own rules than the Christian church can live up to Christianity.”
5. “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon. It is almost impossible to counteract ridicule. Also it infuriates the opposition, which then reacts to your advantage.”
6. “A good tactic is one your people enjoy. If your people are not having a ball doing it, there is something very wrong with tactic.”
7. “A tactic that drags on too long becomes a drag. Man can sustain militant interest in any issue for only a limited time, after which it becomes a ritualistic commitment, like going to church on Sunday.“
8. “Keep the pressure on, with different tactics and actions, and utilize all events of the period for your purpose.”
9. “The threat is usually more terrifying than the thing itself.”
10. “The major premise for tactics is the development of operations that will maintain a constant pressure upon the opposition. It is this unceasing pressure that results in the reactions from the opposition that are essential for the success of the campaign.”
11. “If you push a negative hard and deep enough, it will break through into its counterside; this is based on the principle that every positive has its negative.”
12. “The price of a successful attack is a constructive alternative. You cannot risk being trapped by the enemy in his sudden agreement with your demand and saying “You’re right – we don’t know what to do about this issue. Now you tell us.””
13. “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it. In conflict tactics there are certain rules that the organizer should always regard as universalities. One is that the opposition must be singled out as the target and “frozen.”… Obviously there is no point to tactics unless one has a target upon which to center the attacks… Furthermore, any target can always say, “Why do you center on me when there are others to blame as well?” When you “freeze the target,” you disregard these arguments… Then, as you zero in and freeze your target and carry out your attack, all the ‘others’ come out of the woodwork very soon. They become visible by their support of the target.”

Rules for Radicals pages 127-134. Copied from
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/3050052/posts

But that’s merely a discussion of the window-dressing of Modern Liberal Progressive Socialist Political Correctness…. The patina of civility…. The facade…. The pretty face that’s presented to the public….

What is the gist…? The heart…? The soul…? The Meat…?
Where’s the BEEF???

Money. Of course. If they admitted embezzlement… they would lose money…. People wouldn’t feel they were donating to a cause they feel good supporting…. They would realize they are donating money to people who are seeking power and benefits… just like the people that the people these good people are paying to ruthlessly attack….

The donors would realize that politics is big business run for profit… and that the non-profit they had just donated their hard-earned money to was just as bad or worse than all the others…. And they were being scammed….

I overheard a discussion yesterday at church between two architects talking about the corruption involved in political donations… with the expectation of reward in government contracts…. The need to back the winners… regardless of one’s own political beliefs…. I live in New England… in the Boston area… so the discussion was essentially an insider’s view of the corruption in the Liberal Progressive Socialist Political Machine in Boston. With some discussion about the disgraced Republican Mayor of Providence Rhode Island… who wasn’t expected to win… so everyone who had already kicked in to the Democrats till had to turn right around and payola… again… to the other party….

So… that’s really what this is about….

Hiding the evidence….

And… so is this….

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/feature/

Where’s PETA on this one…?
Not biting the hand….

What we lose is Truth. Along with Justice. Equality. Rationality. And everything else that has made Western Society GREAT!!!

World War I and World War II conspired with the Great Depression to crush the soul of Europe. But Prosperity has crushed the soul of America. Through Liberal Progressive Socialism. Through the wanton pursuit of the Pleasure Principle by American and European “Intellectuals”. Now our “leaders” are trying to tell us that American Exceptionalism is passe… and that we should instead set our sights on the Fight for Mediocrity….

I’m sorry…. I disagree…. America… and every other nation… should ALWAYS strive to be GREAT!!!

Are China, Russia… or Iran… backing off such pursuits…? No….

Looking like losers is never positive. Unless you’re seeking sympathy. America… and everyone else… loves a winner…. And a hand out….

Projecting the image of Winners is probably a more effective and efficient strategy over the long haul than looking like patsies….

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Random Thought

Every have one of those days…?
When you have a song… kicking around in your head…?
And… it’s been kicking around in your head for a long time…?
Like years…?
And… you’ve already written lyrics for it…?
YEARS ago…. And then… nothing….
For YEARS…. Decades….

And then… one morning… out of the blue… you figure out the chord changes…? Things just suddenly fit together….

Actually… I knew some of the chord changes back in… about 1987 or so… when I first thought of the song….
But… lost ’em….

Oh, well….
Life goes on….
And the song keeps kicking around in my head….
And I could just KICK myself….

Nah. Didn’t think so….
It’s just me….

Reid Takes Desperate Dump on the Precedent

Today is a historic day in Constitutional Politics. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid just made a historic grab for power!
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senate-poised-to-limit-filibusters-in-party-line-vote-that-would-alter-centuries-of-precedent/2013/11/21/d065cfe8-52b6-11e3-9fe0-fd2ca728e67c_print.html

No Senate Majority leader in the past two centuries has felt the need to take such a desperate constitutional on the Constitution of the United States of America….

Reid’s desperate and despicable movement seems to signify something is foul with the Democrats….

First, he seems to be signalling that the Liberal Progressive Socialists are so desperate to maintain power… or control… over Americans that they are now willing to expose their power-grab for what it is…. They apparently plan to establish the Judicial Branch as their wall to seal themselves from the evil they believe to be the Will of the People…. They appear to be beginning an attempt to fill the Federal Courts with activist judges who view themselves as superior to the Legislative Branch… when they disagree with their politics… or the limits of their power….

This power grab ultimately has another benefit…. Protecting the Democratic Powers that be from Prosecution…. Should the stalling on investigation of the numerous nefarious debacles fail to protect them. Benghazi. Fast and Furious. The IRS Scandal. The Obamacare Debacle. Handing out Federal money to family and friends… and political contributors… through grants and loans…. And regulations….

Reid’s desperate movement seems to signal also that the Obamacare Debacle is much worse than expected…. Essentially insurmountable…. So he is beginning a rear-guard action to protect their… exposed… and rather mulish… behinds…. Because… they fear the election of 2014 will be lost…. And… perhaps 2016 as well…. They may even fear Impeachment… and conviction….

The current crop of Federal Judges have not been overly kind to the Obama Administration recently. Holder’s contempt proceedings have not been derailed, but rather seem to be gaining steam. And the judge seemed steamed at the way the Attorney General tried to stall….

Reid’s dumpster dive is a bit daring…. Should the Democrats lose control of the Senate in 2014… or ever in the future… the Republicans will be unlikely to change the rules on filibuster BACK to be more fair…. And they really won’t need to… because Reid’s movement stinks! It wreaks! And that’s precisely why no one has stooped to do-do-do it in the last 200+ years!

This may well come back to haunt them. And Reid and Pelosi and Obama ALL know it. Reid ain’t the Lone Ranger. This is a concerted effort… just like the Obamacare Debacle….

When Pelosi said: “You’ve got to pass it to know what’s in it!”… what she meant was: “After we ram this down your throat you will find out that we’re just gonna take whatever we want. And you’re gonna like it!” Pelosi knew that if Americans EVER KNEW what was in that bill, they wouldn’t like it. But… they thought that they could lie to the American people… and blame Bush… and dodge all responsibility… until America as we have known her has been completely destroyed….

And she may be right. We may have no choice but a single payer system when we’re all said and done. And THAT’S what they wanted to begin with….

The W in Rehab

President George W. Bush, Jr. was just one man. Misunderstood. Hated. And denigrated.

He was derided as THE Village Idiot….

But now… he seems to be in rehab. At least his image is….

President George W. Bush was a Lone Ranger…. He believed in the Independent Spirit that made America great…. But apparently he just didn’t get it….

One man… not even an exceptional man… an exceptional America… and a Village Idiot… cannot completely screw up the entire world. Even American Exceptionalism has its bounds.

So… now that President Obama and his gang have done away with the concept of American Exceptionalism… we seem to left in the doldrums of abject mediocrity…. But… at least we now have a clue as to how we have arrived where we are….

A single Village Idiot does not have the power to completely bring an Exceptional Nation like America to her knees…. Hillary got this one absolutely RIGHT….

It takes a WHOLE stinking VILLAGE of IDIOTS to bring about complete incompetence…. No bid contracts given out as rewards for political contributions is one GREAT way to start….

After all… it’s not Obama and his cronies money…. It’s yours and mine….

Obama is all about wealth redistribution instead of accumulation. That’s Keynesian Economics.

President Bush should thank Obama and Reid and Pelosi and Clinton for rehabbing his image by making him look intelligent…. Wise…. Through their crass ignorance and stupidity…..

The Progressive Liberal Idiots have decided to engage in an Ideological Warfare…. A tremendous Fight for Mediocrity….

Power Over, the Relentless Pursuit of Philosophical Truth, and Equality Amongst Animals

I’m trying to understand a seeming trend that’s caught my eye recently.

Think about this Thesis Statement for a bit and come to your own independent conclusion: When a person or group feel they are oppressed, they seek Truth, but when they feel empowered, they become emboldened to seek to impose their will as the new norm for the culture in which they now reside.

In America, our Founding Fathers in their great wisdom enshrined three separate branches of government in the Constitution of the United States. The purpose of the Judicial Branch in the power structure of the Jeffersonian Democratic Republic put for in that document is to protect the Minority from the Tyranny of the Majority. The President is the head of the Executive Branch and is empowered by the majority of elected voters. The Legislative Branch is composed of two subsets: the Senate and the Congress. The Senate is supposed to preserve the power of the people who live in less populous States and the Congress represents the will to power of the more populous States, but ALL are elected by a majority of voters in their individual Districts. To accomplish anything in either Chamber, the party in power must have a majority. So all aspects of Political Power are the direct representation of the majority.

The issue is… the Minority Opinion is frequently suppressed…. And the Minority is therefore oppressed…. And their only recourse is the Court System… which requires an Independent Judiciary… not Activist Judges trying to correct deficiencies that they see in the legislative and executive processes….

Power Over is a term that is used in Abuse Literature and in Management. It means using formal authority or position and other means such as threats and the dispensation of punishments and rewards to exercise control over another individual or group. As a management style Power Over is entrenched, but inefficient. Still… Power Over is the weapon of choice whenever a Political Party or group feel they have control…. Entrenched Entitlement and a serious attempt to establish a new cultural norm with new Power Structure results…. Bring in the New…. And throw out the Old….

When a group is the Minority, inevitably they speak of the relentless search for Truth…. They speak of their quest for Social Justice… equality… sharing power… fair play…. Forgiveness….

But… when that same group seizes the position of power… all they seem to think about is Payback…. Punishing the opposition…. Forcing them to pay restitution…. Establishing the firmest grip they can on control…. Setting the Courts up to favor them… their opinions….

George Orwell said it best in Animal Farm: All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.

We are all animals. And we should all have the reasonable expectation of being treated equally under the law. The reasonable expectation of fair play. Not punishment for political or religious beliefs. Not being spied on without probable cause. Not having branches of government used as a political tool for those in power. Those are all signs of corruption. The Judicial system was established in America to protect the rights of the Minority from the Tyranny of the Majority that occurred under the Imperialists governments of Europe and the entire rest of the World. Freedom, equality and self-determination were reborn in America after 1500 years buried in the grave. And the image of Freedom established in this Jeffersonian Democratic Republic was the first to embrace the idea that ALL men were created equal. America may have stumbled around for a while before we embraced that original vision, but we were still well ahead of the rest of the world. And still are. In the Roman Republic, only the rich were allowed to express a political opinion.

And we still need to protect the Minority from the Tyranny of the Majority. Because in our heart of hearts… when it comes to politics… were are all still animals bent on using whatever power we can grab to oppress the rest of our fellow man who disagree with us….

Atheism… And Withholding the Truth While Seeking Political Position

Interesting article about an atheist who is the President of the Senior Class at a Christian University. Apparently, he hid that out of fear of being ostracized. And… decided to come clean….

http://abcnews.go.com/US/northwest-christian-university-class-president-reveals-atheist/story?id=20845696&page=2

I assume that Mr. Fromm made the decision to run for Senior Class President at his Christian University. When he did, was he straightforward about his beliefs? Or did he willfully allow his fellow classmates to believe he was one of them in order to receive an honor that he most likely would not have received, if he had been forthright and honest….

I would suggest that MOST of the students at that University choose it as a safe haven so that they will not feel attacked, bullied and belittled about their beliefs by Atheists, Secular Humanists and others who do not share the same beliefs they do, such as in public schools when they are not allowed to express their beliefs about Creation or the existence of God or pray in public….

But… according to the article… most of the people who appear to unaccepting… are those who just assume… like Mr. Fromm… that he would be discriminated against by the Christian majority at the school…. Mr. Fromm stated explicitly that was not what happened, but rather he was supported… and his differing beliefs were accepted.

Obviously that doesn’t always happen. Christians are really no different from anyone else in that regard: we all have feeling and expectations.

But… Mr. Fromm may want to look into his actions… how he willfully misled the rest of his class about his beliefs…. Move towards Truthfully and full disclosure…. Accept the natural consequences of his beliefs…. And deceitful actions…. At least acknowledge that he willfully misled them…. Seek their forgiveness….

I personally believe Mr. Fromm should have exhibited a little more personal integrity….

But… he didn’t….

Now… will the Christians be allowed to act on his clear breach of faith without threat of judgment and ridicule…? No way.

Why do I say that…?

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/11/11/annapolis-council-talks-stripping-mayor-power/

The Democratic Alderman ultimately backed off after his plan was exposed, but… the Liberal hypocrisy was clear….

I’m not going to say that turn about’s fair play. This is wrong, too. Willful deceit deserves to be punished.

http://houston.cbslocal.com/2013/11/10/white-republican-wins-election-after-leading-voters-to-believe-hes-black/