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The Stone Truth: Left-Wingers Are Boring

GPeyton Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 12:56 PM
"Today, college kids regurgitate the same nonsense -- and professors applaud their rebelliousness. Except what or whom are they rebelling against?" Rational thinking. That's not a joke, I'm entirely serious. The entire purpose of these bozos is to so screw people up that they accept the drivel that leads them to vote away their freedoms and rights. In that sense, they have been frighteningly effective.
Marie150 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 1:42 PM
Today professors regurgitate the same nonsense. They are not deep thinkers. They are surface thinkers. They are good at appealing to the flesh.
GPeyton Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 12:59 PM
"In huge numbers, young people think they're rebelling when all they're doing is playing their assigned part and lending energy and, often, votes to a stale, regimented form of statist liberalism that often disappoints and never satisfies."

In other words, they are supporting - often literally with their tuition or tax dollars - the bozos that are "teaching" them drivel.

Sad.
Marie150 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 4:06 PM
And the bozos teaching them drivel are just as clueless.

When, at long last, will people understand that the left is boring?

The question came to mind as I was dipping in and out of Oliver Stone's miasmic 700-plus-page tome. I'll never read the whole thing, and not because it's a left-wing screed full of slimy distortions about the evils of the United States (though that doesn't help). It's that it's boring.

Stone and co-author Peter Kuznick call their book "The Untold History of the United States," except, again, it isn't. This story has been told countless times before. As the Daily Beast's Michael Moynihan notes in a devastating review, Stone...