She Gets It

Time for another edition of video Monday.

Youthful impetuosity, the pendulum is always in motion, and swings violently. But love can turn to hate on a dime, and coolness is never permanent.

It is easy to scratch your head ponder how easily the youth of America got snookered. The adults knew there was nothing there, that Obama was a neophyte empty suit who had neither the experience or the personal courage to take the next step. But younger voters liked the packaging, they liked the message, and like prom night was so easily separated from their panties by a slick line.

Some of the faithful have started to turn, their eyes have been opened (some would say ,”What took you guys so long?”), they just graduated to adulthood, where they learned that you never fall in love with any candidate, and always keep him on a short leash. Here is one lost soul who has found her way.

The payoff is at the end. Sure, many are pissed at Obama because they want more free stuff or want him to be even more autocratic (ban fossil fuels entirely, throw all those gun nuts in jail, close Gitmo, open the borders, criminalize climate changed deniers {yes, some idiots want that now}), but the epiphany that government is not the answer, it is the problem, this concept is finally gaining traction. Protecting our liberties from governmental intrusion (really, the only organized body that threatens them), this is the fight we find ourselves in.

Some lessons are learned the hard way, this woman now understands what a terrible waste a thrown away vote is, how damaging to the rest of us. Another starfish thrown back in the sea.

I know what you’re thinking, if she was really dedicated she would have burned ALL of her clothes. Baby steps.

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  1. richtaylor365 *

    Maybe, depends on who the GOP puts up against her, but if the youngsters do a better job of vetting the candidates, ignoring the packaging, hype, and lofty promises, and look at the issues, I’ll be happy.

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  2. CM

    Elections aren’t decided by the ideologues but by some in the middle who aren’t wedded to any ideology and can vote Republican or Democrat.

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  3. Section8

    I agree with xetrov. I hope she gets it Rich, but I have a suspicion come election time she’ll be voting for whomever MTV tells her to vote for, and filling in the blanks about what we don’t know of the candidate with whatever fantasies are dictated over the airwaves.

    But for now, she should watch it. If it was an American flag she was burning, no big deal, but this was an Obama shirt. She might just get a visit from the secret service.

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  4. Iconoclast

    Elections aren’t decided by the ideologues but by some in the middle who aren’t wedded to any ideology and can vote Republican or Democrat.

    Assuming this is true for the sake of argument, it only means that it’s up to the “ideologues” to sway those in the middle over to their direction, and the “ideologues” on the left have simply been more effective with their sales pitch. Of course, that sales pitch involved those leftist ideologues lying through their teeth — repeatedlyto sway those in the middle, and some of those in the middle, or even left of middle, are beginning to realize just how flagranty they were lied to.

    That’s the point.

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  5. Iconoclast

    Come on now, the rightist ideologues lie just the same, for just the same reasons. That’s what ideologues end up having to do because ideology never reflects the reality that people live.

    This entire response is an epic fail for a couple of reasons. First, I’m not claiming that ideologues on the left lie all the time, or even that they lie as a rule. No, I am just saying that, in this particular case, they did indeed lie, through their teeth. Over and over again. Flagrantly. It’s on record. It’s a part of history.

    So you have to come up with an identical example from the right for your response to have any truth to it. And by identical, I mean identical. You are claiming, after all, that those on the right lie just the same as those on the left.

    If you point to Richard Nixon, I would remind you that he was impeached and ended up resigning in disgrace.

    If you point to George H. W. Bush and his “read my lips, no new taxes” line, I would remind you that he was a one-term President.

    Assuming that those examples even qualify as “identical”…

    And of course, George W. Bush was accused of lying over and over, ad nauseam, but the accusations weren’t substantiated.

    The problem is, our leftist media simply wouldn’t let anyone on the right get away with such flagrant lying. The only real reason why they’re even reporting on this one is because it’s so enormous even the leftist MSM couldn’t keep trying to hide it. Millions of people were losing their health plans, and their doctors, even though they were told repeatedly that such would not be the case. This is a lie of epic proportions. Those on the right who tried to warn us were ridiculed and marginalized.

    For you to respond with “come on now, the rightist ideologues lie just the same, for just the same reasons” is beyond disingenuous.

    Secondly, you are assuming without substantiation that ideology is somehow divorced from reality. Well, in this particular case, it certainly was, but you simply cannot assume that such is always the case, especially when you are targeting the right. Again, in this particular case, those an the right were correct, but they were ridiculed and marginalized, as stated earlier.

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  6. CM

    Again, when I talk of ideologues or ideology I’m talking at the extreme end – people who rigidly follow a ‘body of doctrine’. E.g. people who would let an economy burn to the ground irrespective of the consequences because that’s what their ideology tells them.
    Ideologues rely on lies because they’re always backed up into a corner based by reality. That goes for the left and the right.

    I think people on the right delude themselves if they think that the vast majority of those who vote left do so because of rigid ideology (which appears to be the case based on comments here). I think mostly it’s because what a lot of these left-voters hear (e.g. the convention speeches from Bill Clintons or Michelle Obama before the last election) reflects their actual reality and values, as opposed to hearing yet again how amazing trickle-down economics apparently is for the 3rd decade in a row.
    But it seems ‘they just want free shit’ is an easier and more comfortable ‘explanation’.
    What has happened to incomes over the last 30 years makes a flagrant lie of trickle-down economics. I think to most people that’s a much larger lie that what’s happened with Obamacare (or even what happened in Iraq, or hilariously trying to make people believe that Obama said they didn’t build their businesses).

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  7. AlexInCT

    But it seems ‘they just want free shit’ is an easier and more comfortable ‘explanation’.

    Occam’s razor and all that, CM.

    So yes, yhe reason that the bulk of these people vote for the left has everything to do with what they hope to gain from it. Be it some tangible compensation from the wealth transfer schemes or scams,or just the ability to be smug about the fact they are better humans than those that are not as enlightened as them.

    What has happened to incomes over the last 30 years makes a flagrant lie of trickle-down economics.

    The fact that this was caused by the left and their policies continues to elude people like you. You might want to blame the right for this shit, but the facts speak differently. The system that supports this imbalance is owned lock, stock, and barrel by the people that feel it is their job to pick winners and losers, and in the process have destroyed the economy but for a few well connected cronies.

    But you can keep pretending you are a collectivist because of injustices, created by the very people you keep voting for, so they can pretend you need to vote for them some more.

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  8. CM

    Occam’s razor and all that, CM.

    What makes you most comfortable doesn’t necessarily make it correct.
    The equivalent would be ‘all right-tards are just greedy’. Is that occam’s razor too? I bet not.

    So yes, yhe reason that the bulk of these people vote for the left has everything to do with what they hope to gain from it. Be it some tangible compensation from the wealth transfer schemes or scams,or just the ability to be smug about the fact they are better humans than those that are not as enlightened as them.

    I think the right would do a lot better if they didn’t believe this so strongly.

    The fact that this was caused by the left and their policies continues to elude people like you. You might want to blame the right for this shit, but the facts speak differently. The system that supports this imbalance is owned lock, stock, and barrel by the people that feel it is their job to pick winners and losers, and in the process have destroyed the economy but for a few well connected cronies.

    But you can keep pretending you are a collectivist because of injustices, created by the very people you keep voting for, so they can pretend you need to vote for them some more.

    Nothing to do with ‘injustices’, but that’s certainly yet another pervasive comfortable meme you’re determined to rigidly stick to.
    “They just all want free shit”
    “They pretend it’s because of injustices”
    BTW (even though it should go without saying) I’m certainly not suggesting there isn’t a hardcore and persistent group who do subscribe to that mind-set. I’m just saying that it doesn’t seem helpful to delude yourselves that it explains everything (which seems to keep happening).

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  9. AlexInCT

    What makes you most comfortable doesn’t necessarily make it correct.

    No what makes me correct is that so many people no longer feel any shame in admitting they are doing it plainly for what they stand to profit from it. You can pretend I got it wrong, but Obamaphone lady and so many others have left no doubt in anyone’s mind if they are paying attention.

    The equivalent would be ‘all right-tards are just greedy’. Is that occam’s razor too? I bet not.

    Sure, if you think there is an equivalence between people wanting to keep more of the money a corrupt government steals from them to buy votes from the moochers that vote for a living, and that feeling you are being exploited for gain makes you greedy.

    I think the right would do a lot better if they didn’t believe this so strongly.

    Like I said: the system is broke because of the people that pretend to want to fix injustice but seem to always enact policy that does exactly the opposite. Pretending otherwise will do the right no good, since they can’t outcrook democrats at this game.

    Done.

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  10. Iconoclast

    Again, when I talk of ideologues or ideology I’m talking at the extreme end – people who rigidly follow a ‘body of doctrine’.

    Well, I’m talking about Obama and his minions, such as Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid, and the girl in the video is likewise talking about Obama. He is the flagrant liar on record, here, so either you’re saying Obama is “extreme” or you’re trying to move the goal posts. It’s gotta be one or the other. And he can easily be seen as “rigidly following a ‘body of doctrine'”, We The People be damned, the Constitution be damned.

    E.g. people who would let an economy burn to the ground irrespective of the consequences because that’s what their ideology tells them.

    Sure. Never mind the fact that it was ideology-driven government meddling that started the fire in the first place…

    Ideologues rely on lies because they’re always backed up into a corner based by reality. That goes for the left and the right.

    It certainly seems to be so for those on the left in this particular case, the ones actually in power right now. It appears that you’re saying Obama was “backed into a corner” regarding his “signature legislation”. That he flagrantly lied about it, repeatedly, is a matter of historical record.

    The rest of your mental masturbation rant is irrelevant — you can believe what you want regarding “trickle-down” economics, but it’s clear that the opposite (government meddling) doesn’t work very well. And “trickle-down” is simply a pejorative used by you guys on the left. The proper term is “supply-side”, and it basically amounts to getting government out of the way and letting a free-market economy work on its own. And sure, you are free to call it a “lie” because it’s easier and more comfortable than admitting government meddling doesn’t work. But regardless, it’s entirely inconsequential. And irrelevant.

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