Wednesday, September 9, 2009

What Fresh Hell

I was reading a blog today and someone called Obama a fascist liberal radical.
Just too good to let stand alone.
Personally I think the person that came up with this thought is confused and conflicted?
Yet I like trying to mix the all down.
Obama is a very complicated person to hate.
The ramifications are wondrous.

To wit:
pronounced /ˈfæʃɪzəm/, comprises a radical and authoritarian nationalist political ideology[1][2][3][4] and a corporatist economic ideology. [5] Fascists believe that nations and/or races are in perpetual conflict whereby only the strong can survive by being healthy, vital, and by asserting themselves in conflict against the weak.[6]
Fascists advocate the creation of a single-party state.[7] Fascist governments forbid and suppress criticism and opposition to the government and the fascist movement.[8] Fascism opposes class conflict, blames capitalist liberal democracies for its creation and communists for exploiting the concept.[9]
In the economic sphere, many fascist leaders have claimed to support a "Third Way" in economic policy, which they believed superior to both the rampant individualism of unrestrained capitalism and the severe control of state communism.[10][11] This was to be achieved by establishing significant government control over business and labour (Mussolini called his nation's system "the corporate state").[12][13] No common and concise definition exists for fascism and historians and political scientists disagree on what should be in any concise definition.[14]
Following the defeat of the Axis powers in World War II and the publicity surrounding the atrocities committed during the period of fascist governments, the term fascist has been used as a pejorative word.[15]

Liberalism (from the Latin liberalis, suitable for a free man) is the belief in the importance of individual freedom. This belief is widely accepted today throughout the world, and was recognized as an important value by many philosophers throughout history. The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius wrote praising "the idea of a polity administered with regard to equal rights and equal freedom of speech, and the idea of a kingly government which respects most of all the freedom of the governed".[1]
Modern liberalism has its roots in the Age of Enlightenment and rejects many foundational assumptions that dominated most earlier theories of government, such as the Divine Right of Kings, hereditary status, established religion, and economic protectionism.[2][3][4] John Locke is often credited with the philosophical foundations of modern liberalism. He wrote "no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty, or possessions."[5]
In the 17th Century, liberal ideas began to influence governments in Europe, in nations such as The Netherlands, Switzerland, England and Poland, but they were strongly opposed, often by armed might, by those who favored absolute monarchy and established religion. In the 18th Century, in America, the first modern liberal state was founded, without a monarch or a hereditary aristocracy.[6] The American Declaration of Independence, includes the words (which echo Locke) "all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; that to insure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed."[7]
Today, most nations accept the ideals of freedom.[8] But Liberalism comes in many forms. According to James L. Richardson, in Contending Liberalisms in World Politics: Ideology and Power, there are three main divisions within liberalism. The first is elitism versus democracy. The second is economic; whether freedom is best served by a free market or by a regulated market. The third is the question of extending liberal principles to the disadvantaged.[9]

Political radicalism
Radicalism (historical), the Radical Movement which began in late 18th century Britain and spread to continental Europe and Latin America in the 19th century
Radical left, another term for the far left
Radical right, another term for the far right
Extremism, political standpoints that are perceived as revolutionary or extreme
Radical Whigs, influential early writers on Radicalism
Radical Reformation, an Anabaptist movement concurrent with the Protestant Reformation
Radical Republicans, a member of an influential group of American politicians during the Civil War reconstruction
Radical Party, one of a number of political parties around the world
Radicals (UK), parliamentary progressives who were part of the nineteenth-century Liberal coalition
Radical feminism, a current within feminism that focuses on patriarchy as a system of power
Radical veganism, a radical interpretation of veganism, usually combined with anarchism


  1. Surprises me not one wit coming from a population who stand up in public meetings and shout, "Keep your government hands off of my Medicare." Idiots abound.

  2. Two items:

    1) Facists, read...GOP.

    2) Cleopatra's last words, (Mr. C take note) "keep your hands off my asp"...also heard at a New Jersey townhall meeting in late August, '09.

    Need I say more?

  3. "Lie. You lie!"
    Joe Wilson (R SC)

    "Assholes. You smell."
    TWM (radical liberal MI)

  4. How about lying scumbag? That fits him.

  5. LMAO at Walking Man.

    Thank you, Punch, for the clarification of these misused terms.

  6. Mr.'ment you people you love to hate.
    jadedJ...don't need to say more, but you could, i'm sure.
    WalkingM...such a way with words.
    James...I believe you may be refering to the guy that just left the white house.
    EotR...anything to help.

  7. Walking the way. Joe Wilson apoligized to the president, today, for yelling out, and calling him a liar.

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  9. Well, now that I have been invited to say more...I am speechless...except...I do not accept his apology. He needs to resign and rapture himself.

  10. But did he apologize to his corporate masters for making their assholes pucker up?

  11. Ricky, boy, got the wrong site Karate kidd.

    JadedJ...that's for the further comment. I prefer he rupture himself.

    WalkingM...He was too busy licking there asses, yet i'm sure they understood the deep abiding love and adoration.

  12. walkingM...lickig their asses there. You tend to make my nervous 'bout words.


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