UPDATE 6/20/22: Most things that are guaranteed to be cost-free and easy are anything but. The lovely, utopian Leftist spectrum is a continuum of delusions, lies, entrapment and outright terror. Best one understands communism’s history before signing on.
UPDATE 6/8/22; Every new Progressive and Leftists in general bursting upon the scene insist they are something new and different, a garland of roses, when they are still the same old strangling, ugly weeds their predecessors were.
UPDATE 5/28/22: There’s no crisis prominent Far Leftist Dems won’t exploit, and real victims of evil are just grist for their self-aggrandizing mill. Obama, Biden and O’Rourke are the latest cases in point.
UPDATE 3/23/22: In its central tenets and in practice, hard Leftism is a violence-based religious faith that possesses its followers in a manner equally or more destructively even than radical Islam. For verification, ask any one of the hundred million liquidated and billions enslaved by cheery-sounding “socialism” and its murderous variants over the last century.
UPDATE 3/10/22: “They intended to supply the masses with sufficient quantities of scolding, reeducation, and medical and mental health treatment to effect the change they believed in.” The writer refers to Prohibition of the 1930s, now clearly just an earlier version of what we are experiencing now in the religious litany of Woke, Leftist social engineering: CRT, Climate Change, The Science.
UPDATE 2/22/22: Leftism is a religion and a very malevolent one that any rational person should fear.
UPDATE 9/30/21: Any doubts about Leftism operating as a religion sanctioned by God, get a listen to the newly installed Governnatrix of NY proclaiming vaccines and her universal mandates a command directly from…who else?…God. [“Be my apostles.”] It is thereby declared by Cuomo’s worthy successor, speaking as the Deity’s earthly rep: I’m sending in the National Guard and imposing martial law and whatever else forces you uncooperative little bastards back to work where we need you. No Atlas Shrugging on my watch!
UPDATE 9/24/21: Great writers-Koestler & Orwell among the best known-provide ample warnings about the murder and mayhem communism guarantees. Whether enough people will ever get the message and act accordingly remains the great mystery and frustration of our political lives.
UPDATE 7/29/21: Who dares disagree with or challenge the virtues of socialism? Ridding our land of this disagreeable heresy is fully justified in the name of the High Holy Church of Leftism.
UPDATE 7/23/21: Remember when “Cuckoo’s Nest” and its villainous Nurse Ratched was a favorite allegory of good vs. evil for the young disaffected rebels of the 60s? It turns out they really were looking for a control-freak role model! The New Democrat has BECOME Nurse Ratched!
UPDATE 7/7/21: Jon Voight sees things clearly, bases his political beliefs on what is genuinely, actively beneficial to people, starting with freedom, the underlying principle of conservatism. He is one of the Hollywood rarities who understand that the Left and its idea of a Master Planned society is not merely destructive but inevitably genocidal. How else except by force can one impose intolerable ways of thinking and living on freedom-loving people?
UPDATE 6/29/21: The fanatically blind acolytes of the Church of Leftism cannot explain the results of their self-serving ideology. But it makes them feel good which is all that matters, not consequences.
UPDATE 5/30/21 The Church of Leftism continues its evangelical crusade to recruit to its flock the dissatisfied, the discontented, the resentful, the guilt-ridden, the hateful, the willfully ignorant, the stupid, anyone drawn to totalitarian ideology. Witness George Floyd and all those career criminals preceding him in canonization. He even has a square named after him, but if you happen to make a pilgrimage to this new American Lourdes, be sure to bring your bulletproof vest.
UPDATE 8/8/17: The Church of Leftism is cracking & crumbling at its foundations, the inevitable consequence of building one’s house on the shifting sand of delusions and lies. How many times must we repeat: Leftism/Progressivism/Liberalism/Socialism/Communism brings neither equality nor freedom? Just misery. Ask the Venezuelans.
ORIGINAL POST 10/26/14: Call it irony, call it inconsistency, call it rank hypocrisy, call it Leftism/Liberalism/Socialism/Progressivism: the very people most hostile to traditional Judeo-Christianity or anything essentially American & freedom-based have their very own Holy Sacraments. Woe unto you should you disobey them! God isn’t dead for them. The impartial God they might have to answer to (like the rest of us) is just not to their taste, so they’ve created The One of their own: Big Daddy, Big Brother, Big Government. So, how’s that Hope & Change workin’ out for you?
Stuck on stupid: an old, old story, transcending time & geography. When will they ever learn?