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November 14, 2014

‘Bullshit” is American English’s assertion, maximally succinct and vigorous, that a contention is factually preposterous or logically absurd.

As the political project that exists to vindicate the axiom that all sorts of government program X’s can solve an endless list of social problem Y’s,

liberalism is always at risk of descending into prescriptive bullshit. Liberal compassion lends itself to bullshit by subordinating the putative concern with efficacy to the dominant but unannounced imperative of moral validation and exhibitionism. I, the empathizer, am interested in the sufferer for love of myself, Rousseau contended. Accordingly, an ineffectual program may serve the compassionate purposes of its designers and defenders as well as or better than a successful one.
Liberal Bullshit | National Review Online

Posted by gerardvanderleun at November 14, 2014 9:46 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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But...but...those ineffectual programs most CERTAINLY reward the few whose entire career has been positioning themselves to greater Rent Seeker
"management", or "consultant" positions.
Not to mention slots where "the boss" has no interest, or no means, in evaluating their actual performance.
It like a Consumer Protections thing.

Posted by: CaptDMO [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 14, 2014 10:03 AM

At the risk of offending certain pisswilly's around here, the entire basis of LIEberalism and by extension the US gov't, is constructed of lies, either outright or by way of omission. The truth undermines their very existence and exposes them as the criminals they are.

The only thing liberal about LIEberals is their attitude about YOU. When it comes to their own property, none is so conservative as today's LIEberal. But you, well, the LIEberals believe you should give everything to their cause, just because, and don't you dare question them either.

Force a LIEberal to live under the very rules he requires of you and he will squeal like a bald tire. every time.

In the next few years, maybe sooner, the LIEberals will be forced to live the ultimate lie of hiding their true identities for acting as the do currently will get them killed outright on the spot by honest people that are way done with them.

Look around, they are trying to kill everything, even the very planet. A quick death is not justice when it comes to the vermin LIEberals, but it does expedite things so that even more LIEberals can be exterminated.

Yeah, I have a real problem with those animals.

Posted by: ghostsniper [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 14, 2014 12:53 PM

...acting as the[y] do currently will get them killed outright on the spot by honest people that are way done with them.

While it would be good if it were done, or even if the so-called "elites" believed it would be done, I would have to see it to believe it.

Posted by: browncoat [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 14, 2014 1:00 PM

The entire continent of Africa would benefit immensely from Liberals moving there. Be nice if we could ship boatloads of 'em over there so they can live their dream and show the rest of the world how to be Earth-citizens.

They could pick up Marcus Garvey's cause; Garvey intended persons of African ancestry in the diaspora to "redeem" the nations of Africa and for the European colonial powers to leave the continent.

Get on the boats with all those Rastas going back to Ethiopia to be with Haile Selassie, "The Lion of the Tribe of Judah."

Oh, wait, I forgot Liberals are of the "do as I say" school rather than the "do as I do".

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 15, 2014 5:12 AM

I'm all in favor of the Marcus Garvey Transatlantic Canoe Race with the winner getting $10M and international recognition. Use the 200 man canoe for speed.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 15, 2014 9:36 AM

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