Where The Heck Did All These Leftists Come From??

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    1. Leftism is so pervasive, that if applied to any other way of looking at life, it would be widely recognized as a form of brainwashing!

    Image a person who attended only fundamental Christian schools from preschool through graduate school, who never saw a secular, let alone anti-Christian, film, and who only read religious books. Most would say that they had been ‘brainwashed.” Yet, we regularly find individuals who only attended secular liberal schools from preschool through college, watched or listened to only Left-of-center television, movies, music, and had essentially no exposure to religious or conservative ideas.
    Brainwashed?

    Of course not! Liberals are open-minded!!! The irony here is that the denial itself shows how very effective the brainwashing has been.

    Now, Christians or Jews who have rarely been exposed to secular ideas and values would readily acknowledge same. It is only those on the Left who fool themselves into believing that they have been exposed to all points of view.
    Prager, “Still The Best Hope,” chapter two.



    2. Universities have become to Liberalism what a Christian seminary is to Christianity. The difference is that Christian seminaries acknowledge their purpose, to produce committed Christians.

    a. “The purpose of a university should be to make a son as unlike his father as possible.” The University's Part in Political Life” (13 March 1909) in PWW (The Papers of Woodrow Wilson) 19:99.




    3. Now, while the indoctrination by universities is thorough and complete…it is not permanent. This is the meaning of 'If you are not a liberal at 20, you have no heart. If you are not Conservative by 40, you have no brain'.

    Therefore, what is required to maintain the miasma, the haze of Liberalism, is the media.

    The media is the wall against which most folks bounce their search for “Truth.” In the Golden Days of Liberal control of the media, there was the Cronkite-Chancellor-Reasoner Cartel. In this top-down system for determining the Truth, it was handed out by a very few networks…and a handful of national newspapers. Cronkite went so far as to end any debate, each night with” “And that’s the way it is.”

    a. Cronkite was a big believer in the powers of centralization, that the smartest people could get into a room and solve all the world’s problems.

    b. Cronkite: “It seems to many of us that if we are to avoid the eventual catastrophic world conflict we must strengthen the United Nations as a first step toward a world government patterned after our own government with a legislature, executive and judiciary, and police to enforce its international laws and keep the peace. To do that, of course, we Americans will have to yield up some of our sovereignty. That would be a bitter pill. It would take a lot of courage, a lot of faith in the new order
    Remarks on Accepting the 1999 Norman Cousins Global Governance Award - World Beyond Borders

    c. Frank Zappa saw this top-down journalistic ‘Truth’ for what it was: “They walk in the door seeking a method by which they can reinforce conclusions they've already arrived at. “Zappa Family regains control of Frank's Catalog!! - Furthur Community Forum




    4. Why so many in the profession lean Left? “The radicals [of the 60's] were not likely to go into business or the conventional practice of the professions. They were part of the chattering class, talkers interested in policy, politics, culture. They went into politics, print and electronic journalism, church bureaucracies, foundation staffs, Hollywood careers, public interest organizations, anywhere attitudes and opinions could be influenced. And they are exerting influence.”
    Robert H. Bork, “Slouching Toward Gomorrah,” p. 51



    But the spell is wearing off....fewer watch the nightly news, and fewer yet the newspapers.

    5. In 1987 a group of conservative news junkies started the ‘Media Research Center.’ The same year, the Reagan administration repealed the Fairness Doctrine. A year later, Rush Limbaugh began his wildly successful radio show. And in 1996, Matt Drudge appeared.



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    BTW...what's "leftism?"
     
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    what a stooge polichunk is.

    :lol:
     
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    BTW...what's "leftism"?

    Glad you asked, Marc....


    1. Liberals claim the center by placing socialism on the left and national socialism on the right, even though Lenin/Stalin and Hitler/other Nazis had much in common as they centralized power and preached hatred. A more accurate spectrum would place totalitarians of many stripes on the left and defenders of religious, political, and economic freedom on the right.
    WORLDmag.com | Admit who we are | Marvin Olasky | Jul 17, 10


    Again:

    "...totalitarians of many stripes on the left..."

    Socialists, communists, Nazis, progressives, liberals, environmentalists, feminists, etc.....totalists, all.



    2. The precis is based on the view that human beings, by nature, would rather have their own property and follow their own views....not follow the lock-step orders and regulations of big government and the collective.

    a. Consider picking up a copy of "1984"

    b. So....why are there so many Leftists? Answer: government schooling, liberal universites...and the Left-wing media.

    c. Why the OP? Answer: because the viewer ship of broadband is dropping precipitously...and conservative cable is on the rise.
    National newspaper readership is also dropping....other than the WSJ.


    d. Conclusion: The Left will fight to control the internet....'else it's over for their control of the 'brainwashing' as it is over for Obama in November.




    3. By using the FCC, government could pull the strings. Losing the power of the broadcast band, the government is now in the process of applying same to the internet. Despite the fact that prices for internet services are falling, and consumer choice is booming, the FCC asserts the need to intervene in this actively functioning marketplace.

    a. “The FCC in approving this version of net neutrality took a number of procedural steps to overcome an earlier court ruling that questioned whether the FCC had authority to regulate the internet. While a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia strongly questioned the FCC's authority,…”
    GOP Attempt to Overturn FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Fails in Senate | The Wrap Media


    Another important reason to win the Senate in November.

    Am I correct about 'Leftism'?


    BTW....that crying hardly applies to me: I'm speaking up for America.
     
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    this chick is just fucking brain washed.


    she says Americans are NOT GOOD.

    she is a christain zealot who has her whole world tied up in these hate spews.
     
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    So, if understand your premise, the more educated a person is the more likely they are to be a "leftist". Which would mean the converse is that the less educated a person is the more likely they are to be a "rightist". So, carrying that logic on, the perfect person of the right is one who is utterly ignorant.

    Perhaps you should rethink your approach.
     
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    Link?
     
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    Really?
    I'm always amused when one thinks themselves clever, yet proves that not to be the case.

    Did you 'think' that you understood the OP...the premise?

    You seem to have painted yourself into the 'ignorant corner'...

    This, from the OP:

    Now, while the indoctrination by universities is thorough and complete…it is not permanent. This is the meaning of 'If you are not a liberal at 20, you have no heart. If you are not Conservative by 40, you have no brain'.



    "So, carrying that logic on, the perfect person of the right is one who is utterly ignorant."
    As you've aptly demonstrated...

    ....that is hardly the case.
     
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    You are the link.
     
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    Nothing, that's what I thought. :thup:
     
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