USA 2020 Elections: Thread
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Sun Nov 14 03:21:29 PST 2021
The Great Divide...
Which one more likely to trend Libertarian...
Leftists Support Tyranny, Conservatives Do Not; It's Time To Separate
One of the great semantic debates of the past decade has been the
ongoing attempt to muddle the definition of “Left vs Right” in the
American political sphere. For example, a lot of people who are new to
the liberty movement (people who became active during or after the
Trump campaign in 2016) have heard of the “false left/right paradigm”,
but they have no clue what it actually means. If you think it means
there are no legitimate political sides in this fight and that the
entire conflict is theatrical or manipulated, then you are
The false left/right paradigm specifically refers to the fake division
at the VERY TOP of the political pyramid among elitists in government.
There are certainly Republicans that are conservative in their
rhetoric but not conservative in their actions or policies, and they
tend to support or side with politicians on the left regularly when it
comes to big government spending and big government power (just look
to the Republicans that voted in favor of Joe Biden’s recent
Democrats and leftists don’t have to pretend. They base their entire
platform on collectivism and centralization. This is no secret. The
only theater is in their motives. Top Democrats claim they are
fighting for the “greater good” of the masses when they are actually
elevating and benefiting a tiny minority of wealthy elites. They do
not care at all about the lives of their constituents.
Things change dramatically when we start talking about the bottom of
the pyramid among regular people. The political spectrum is not as
broad and nuanced as some people would have us believe and the sides
are much easier to discern. There are exceptions to every rule and to
every group, but to say the groups do not exist is an act of denial.
There are also people who call themselves “moderates” because they
think this makes them more impartial and more open-minded. They don’t
want to appear as if they are moving to one “extreme” end of the
spectrum or the other. But, ultimately, there are only two sides in
this fight: Either you are in favor of intensive government dominance
of people’s lives, or you are not. And, the vast majority of people in
favor of government tyranny herald from the left side of the political
spectrum. They revel in the totalitarianism, even when they don’t
necessarily benefit from it.
Yes, it’s time to stop pretending as if there is a “gray area” here
and call the situation as it really is. The political left is obsessed
with control over how people live, act and even how they think. Issues
like Critical Race Theory, BLM, big tech censorship, the covid
lockdowns and vax mandates have really clarified things to the point
that if you can’t see the enormous difference between leftists and
conservatives then you are being willfully ignorant.
In my latest articles I have been exploring the theme of the political
left and their habit of wearing masks to hide their true natures. Many
of them will support socialist, collectivist and globalist policies
while also claiming they support freedom at the same time. Yet, when
they are actually faced with real world decisions in terms of
unilateral authoritarianism, the true character of the average leftist
is revealed and it’s an ugly thing to behold.
Lets just use the covid and vaccines mandates as one litmus test for a
moment – Poll after poll after poll indicates that an overwhelming
number of Democrats (around 80%) applaud the mandates and continue to
defend them even after almost 2 years of failures and a lack of
scientific honesty. For these people the covid controls are purely
political and they often argue in their favor as a vehicle to attack
conservatives rather than “saving lives”. The fact is, without their
enthusiastic support the draconian mandates would not exist in the US.
Now, some people will point out that polls also show that around a
quarter of Republicans support some form of vax mandates, but here’s
the difference: Republicans and conservatives are actually willing to
engage in honest debate over the scientific and social merits of the
mandates. The vast majority of Democrats and leftists are absolutely
not interested. They view any opposition as an act of treason, and any
debate as thought crime committed by “cranks” and “conspiracy
This is a rather convenient tactic to take because leftists will never
actually have to defend their own assumptions and beliefs in a public
forum on fair ground; they can simply say that all evidence that is
being presented is “meaningless” because it is being presented by
treasonous enemies. Everything they do no matter how destructive or
oppressive is thus justified by the assertion that conservatives
represent an insurgency against “democracy” rather than honest
Americans with honest concerns.
It should also be noted that the minimal republican support for the
mandates has been steadily dropping as new information is released
which contradicts the mainstream narrative on vaccine effectiveness,
and as Joe Biden continues to use the vaccines as a means to gain
power over private businesses. Yet, support among democrats is as high
In the past few years I have seen leftists en masse defend the
indoctrination of American children with CRT, which teaches white kids
that they are all inherently evil oppressors and black and brown kids
that they are all perpetual victims that cannot help themselves. When
they get called out, leftists then claim that CRT “doesn’t exist” or
does not represent what conservatives say it represents. All you have
to do is read their own books to see that this is a lie.
If you are willing to slog through the insanity of the book ‘Critical
Race Theory: The Key Writings That Formed The Movement’, you will see
that everything conservatives warn about when it comes to CRT is true.
It is edited by Kimberle Crenshaw, widely viewed as a co-founder of
critical race theory and “intersectionality.” It is also a book that
you will find used as a teaching aid in most social science classes in
I have seen leftists support BLM riots and the destruction of private
property across the nation while calling them “peaceful protests”. I
have also seen BLM take hundreds of millions of dollars from the very
corporations and globalist institutions they claim they hate.
I have seen leftists defend Big Tech censorship of any person or group
that disagrees with the woke narrative, to the point that
conservatives now have to constantly self-edit key words and phrases
just so algorithms do not automatically derail their accounts, and so
that leftists cannot false flag their commentaries as “hate speech” or
I have seen leftists avidly support covid lockdowns and the arbitrary
destruction of hundreds of thousands of businesses as “non-essential”.
I have seen them aggressively defend mask mandates despite the fact
that red states which removed mask mandates had the same infection
rates or even lower rates. Now I am witnessing their fevered joy as
they help push forced experimental vaccination through federal and
state mandates, using the threat of joblessness to intimidate those
who do not comply.
In the meantime, we have seen conservatives become the overwhelming
majority of people in direct opposition to all of these totalitarian
activities. And still today I continue to see people try to argue that
there are no sides, and that conservatives are “just as bad” as
leftists. These people either do not understand what a conservative
is, or they are deliberately misrepresenting reality because they have
The bottom line is that proof is seen in action: Red states are free,
blue states are enslaved. There’s no way around that.
The debate is over, at least in terms of left vs. right. The
differences are stark and painfully obvious. Places with majority
conservative populations are still fighting the mandates while places
with a majority of leftists are perpetuating tyranny. It cannot be
denied. It cannot be argued. This is reality. In this day and age if
you want to be free you make sure you are surrounded by conservatives,
or you become a conservative.
There is not a single blue state in the country that is not on the war
path to enforce Biden’s vax mandates. There is not a single blue city
in the country that is not trying to subversively teach CRT in
schools. And, there is not a single blue region in the country that is
not obsessed with wokism and globalism. The truth is, America has
split into two completely different cultures with two completely
different social objectives.
To be sure, there are some nuances in terms of geography. Blue states,
for example, are often checkered with red counties that do not like
the policies of the state government, but this does not change the
reality of the overall political divide. I have also noted that most
Europeans and people in the UK and Australia have no concept at all of
what a conservative actually is. They think a conservative is a
corporatist. They have been indoctrinated by their predominantly
socialist and leftist systems to treat “conservative” as a four letter
word. The people in these nations that oppose the leftist agenda will
commonly refer to themselves as “traditional liberals”, but really,
they are just conservatives that are afraid to call themselves
I am speaking specifically on the American dynamic, however, and in
this country the two sides are sharply defined.
I think that there is also a subsection of the population that does
not want to admit a separation of the US is in progress even though it
is a fact. They want to believe the false left/right paradigm applies
to the regular population because they don’t want to accept the
inevitability of the breakup of our country. They want to believe that
if we just deal with the elites at the top of the pyramid that the
division at the bottom will simply disappear. This is naive.
There are principles and ideals which are mutually exclusive; they
cannot exist within the same society at the same time. There are
moments in history when tribes form and cults rise, and generally
these groups grow from either a desire to control others or a desire
to remain free. We are living in such times.
The political left, according to every metric and statistic, is an
antithesis to conservative principles of small government,
decentralization, personal liberty, free markets, family values, etc.
This does not mean all conservatives agree on every aspect of society.
We don’t all share the same religious fervor, or adherence to the same
denomination. We don’t all have the same ideas on what constitutes
“merit”, and the things we value in terms of character traits and life
choices vary. We definitely don’t all agree on solutions to the
problems and enemies we face everyday, which is why organizing
resistance to the mandates has taken so much time and energy. That
said, we ALL agree that the leftist agenda is poison and that it is
not something we can continue to live with.
I have heard it argued that if the US is broken into two parts that
this will weaken us to threats from the outside. Many conservatives
don’t like to accept notions of secession or the left/right paradigm
because they fear foreign aggression from places like China, for
instance. I would point out that this thinking lacks a sense of
priority. We have to deal with the leftists/socialists/communists in
our own house first before we can deal with communist on the other
side of the world.
Keeping this defunct marriage between leftist culture and conservative
culture going just for the sake of appearances is the most destructive
policy we can have in the long run. My thinking is this: If we break
up there are two possible results – We go our own separate ways
peacefully and the conservative states will continue to succeed
economically and socially because we will have freedom, while leftist
states will continue to sink into debt and will continue to bleed
citizens due to oppression. Or, we separate and the leftists try to
stop us using force, and we go to war. And make no mistake, they will
ultimately lose such a war.
The latter is not the most pleasant option but in either case freedom
remains in the world. It is time to stop treating separation and
division as integrally bad. Sometimes it is healthy and necessary. The
old phrase “divide and conquer” is a misnomer for our particular
situation. Often, nations and cultures are conquered from within
because they refuse to separate from the riff-raff and define their
moral boundaries. The right to divide is actually one of the most
powerful forms of liberty there is, and it is one of the greatest
protections against the leftist authoritarian movements in our midst.
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