Former Daily Kos writer, filmmaker: Eric Allen Bell sees the left for what it is.

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    It all started off so innocently, progressive leftist Daily Kos writer, and filmmaker Eric Allen Bell was on a new project. He was going to produce a documentary that shed a positive light on Islam. However, the further he got into the project(which he is still finishing up), he threw out his preconceived notions and let reality settle in. When Eric refused to tow the party line, he found himself out of a job with the Daily Kos and shunned by the left.

    Bell has seen what the left is really all about, while trying to make a non-biased documentary. Bell even stated that leftists are the most intolerant collection of self-righteous people around. They have zero tolerance for diversity, and if you do not tow the party line - you are out!!! Don't believe me, I will provide you with a link to the Geoff Metcalf show where Bell was interviewed. It is an hour long interview, but it is well worth listening to. Mad props to Bell for getting the wake up call!!

    Genesis Communications Network -Geoff Metcalf Live Archives

    In the archice, click hour #2 of 03/12/12


    Here is Bell's website for his documentary.

    Not Welcome Documentary - The Movie CAIR Does NOT Want You to See - By Eric Allen Bell
     
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    First off, the Kos was busted for fabricating polls awhile aback ago.

    Second off, of course the left is intolerant - for they lost their roots of individualism. Instead, they see people as apart of groups and if you don't belong to theirs, then you are an enemy.

    Liberalism is supposed to be about maximizing the liberty of the individual, not using false charades and party lines to accumulate power at the expense of the individual.

    I have always been a liberal, but I support people like Paul and Johnson. While I disagree with Paul on his social conservative views, I don't find them that intransigence, since they are pushed to the state level. However, this is where modern day liberal goes astray. They need a father figure on the federal level, who usurps their tax dollars, in order to coerce others what they think is best for them (Don't get me wrong, Republicans do this shit all the time).

    However, of course lefties are going to be intolerant. Any person will be intolerant when that person does not see people as individuals, but as either "one of us or not". I thought Bush and Cheney made this clear?
     
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    When I see a muslim, with a wrap on his head on my plane, I do get a little nervous.... Juan Williams

    the day before he was fired.


    We all know the left is absolute in their intolerance.
     
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    Why should Daily Kos or anyone tolerate hate speech? Eric can talk crap to those who accept lumping all people together because some people are bad. Did anyone from the right condemn Limbaugh's diatribe against 98% of the women in America who use some form of contraception? The so called left has more moral courage than the right in this case and in most cases.

    Daily Kos: Damn you Kossacks, Eric Allen Bell is miffed
     
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    And there is the problem.

    Precisely what is "hate speech"? And precisely who gets to decide that?

    The Left has decided that it is the lone judge & jury of "hate speech", and, by sheer coincidence, it has decided that it is never guilty. Unfortunately, it has succeeded in terrifying enough people that its methods are working. I keep thinking that I'm seeing signs that PC is beginning to falter, but I suspect it's just wishful thinking. Currently, "hate speech" is defined as "anything a lefty doesn't like", and they're getting away with it.

    The Left does not get to decide what is "hate speech", and how those who dare to practice "hate speech" are to be punished.

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    Let me give you a lesson in rhetoric.

    The left calls things they don't like "hate speech".
    The right calls things they don't like as "hating America", or "hating Christianity".

    It's all bullshit.
     
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    The problem is that the two sides react so differently.

    When the righties simplistically scream that a lefty is "hating America", that's pretty much as far as it goes. They then start chanting "USA! USA!" until their throats are sore, they thump their chests a few times and then they go grab a Budweiser.

    When the lefties have decided that something is to be labeled as "hate speech", they go after the evil perpetrator with everything they have. They do absolutely everything possible to destroy that terrible person for having the sheer gall to utter something with which they disagree. Or, more accurately, for saying something the Left is afraid too many people may agree with.

    I get the point, but the two sides' reactions and behaviors are clearly different.

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    I don't see a big difference in the way the two sides react at all.


    Except that's not how it actually is. Feel free to check out some of the birther threads right here on this message board, if you're curious as to how far people on your side are willing to take things.

    It's a matter of only seeing the bad in the other side, and only the good in your own.

    The two "sides" are nothing more than artificial groups. Both sides are made up of individual people, who each have responsibility for their own actions.
     
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    Oh no, now I'm a righty. Speaking of checking out other threads, you may want to sample a few in which I'm called a lefty in no uncertain terms. I'm giggling in my coffee. Not everyone is one or the other.

    And if you don't see a difference between the hardcore right and the hardcore left (outside of their blank zealotry), we'll have to just disagree.

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