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Cultural Deviancy, Not Guns

SdAufKla Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:45 AM
'[P]oliticians and their liberal allies... never condemn... growing cultural deviancy... contributing... to poverty, school failure, crime, drug abuse, emotional disturbance and a host of other social problems...." Why? Because all of the macro-social problems, according to the prog-libs, can only be solved by more government control. Allow or even actively encourage the problems to grow in order to provide the justification for socialism as the solution. This is the prog-lib political equal to insurgency warfare demonstrating that only a new form of government can resolve the terror and violence. Create the problem that only your desired solution can fix.
Alex_P Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 2:01 PM
Cf. V.I. Lenin slogan leading to Bolshevik revolution in Russia: "The worse, the better".
So this is an age-tested communist tactics.
Kevin 354 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 11:13 AM
Crime, on the highest order of it, is to imagine our posterity rich beyond comprehension and believe it so, and to beleive that is just to give it unto ourselves so as to deliver justice to the world. Why am I looking at petty criminals for, but looking where I'm supposed to, but to be amazed at the power of a grand illusion.

There's a story told about a Paris chief of police who was called to a department store to stop a burglary in progress. Upon his arrival, he reconnoitered the situation and ordered his men to surround the entrances of the building next door. When questioned about his actions, he replied that he didn't have enough men to cover the department store's many entrances but he did have enough for the building next door. Let's see whether there are similarities between his strategy and today's gun control strategy.

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