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Richard Cohen Explains Conservatives

1Falcon1 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 11:48 AM
I was reading Thomas Paines "Common Sense" last night and he made a statement that was spot on in regards the DEBT point. I paraphase, he said that debt was ok as long as it had no intrest added. but borrowing with intrest was for the government a true evil. Amazing how "out of touch" these old white men from 200 years ago really were. You see he was talking about the government borrowing to build the navy and putting that debt on the citizens. Conservatives are "OUT OF TOUCH" not
BonnyB Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 12:13 PM
Paul Krugman: Trillion-Dollar Coin.....A 'SILLY BUT BENIGN' DEBT

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/07paul-krugman-trillion-dollar-coin....

Ya simply cannot make this shitte up folks!!
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 12:28 PM
I don't know if Mr. Krugman is benign, but he certainly is silly.
BonnyB Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 1:35 PM
Earl!

Cognitive dissonance, 'their minds rationlise it by inventing a comfortable illusion.'

The Progressive mind is a heady thing indeed. ;-)
BonnyB Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 1:59 PM
goldilocks Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 9:33 AM
uou et al. taught me to be biased against conservatives!
On the last day of 2012, Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen inadvertently clarified two huge matters regarding the left.

The first was the ignorance about conservatives and conservatism that permeates the left. The second was the primary reason decent people identify with the left: the effective caricaturing and demonizing of the right. Were it not for caricature and demonization, most otherwise intelligent and decent people would not be on the left.

This is what Cohen wrote in his column, "Republicans Adrift:"

"It is conservatism that is both intellectually exhausted and nearly indefensible. It is the movement of the ideologically ossified,...