Thursday, August 15, 2013


 “Uhm obamacare was a liberal idea and it is the LIBERALS who want out now. THEY are the ones dictating rights, conservatives want the government OUT of people's lives. You dont get it and are in such a dishonest spin of denial. Progressivism only leads to oppression and LOSS of rights. it is happening before your eyes and you will pay the price of misguided and thoroughly corrupt ideals.” From a female commenter who shall remain nameless out of charity. The only folks I've heard of who want to be let out are religious conservatives.

This was a comment on this article on Think Progress.  Heck of a publicity stunt congressman. On the comment  damn, I don’t know where to begin. I have serious doubts about this person’s critical thinking skills and reading comprehension. Willful ignorance and the total spin of Faux News springs to mind but I might be projecting. What pisses me off the most is the twisting of words and ideas to fit a preconceived idea.

And even then the commenter is wrong. The congressman is a conservative Catholic for heaven’s sake. Gee,z if you don’t want to use birth control don’t use it. Do your damndest to convince your daughters not to use it. Wonder what will happen when they don’t live at home anymore.
"Conservatives want government out of peoples lives." Ooooookaaaaay hon. Granted the hon might be a little over the top, but oh well, We’ll get rid of the laws that TRY to guarantee safe drugs, drinking water and food. Let's do away with the regulating boards that try to control the training of electricians, carpenters, plumbers and the like. Let's let anyone hang out a shingle and offer to install your wiring. Good luck on that.

Why don’t we get rid of overtime, the eight hour day and let employers work you seven days a week, fifty two weeks a year if they want. Let’s bring back subhuman worker’s housing and the company store. Why don’t we let parents send their kids out to work at any age and not worry about whether the working conditions are safe or not. I could go on, but this isn’t helping my blood pressure.
All of these things we pretty much take for granted were worked for by liberals and progressives. You know, those funny people who believe that living like a human being is one of those unalienable rights.

As near as I can figure out the only right some conservatives are worried about is the rights of oligarchic corporations to convince you to buy what they want to sell and get us to thank them for it.

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