Tuesday, March 14, 2006

I think America is Nearly Over

This is a quote from Jack Abramoff. "It is not our job to seek peaceful coexistence with the left. Our job is to remove them from power permanently."

It's from 1983, but it's not exactly a rare sentiment from the Republican Party.

Their spokesmen from Limbaugh to Coulter have echoed this sentiment, as has their leadership. A perfect America is one without liberals in it (or at least not participating in the government).

Incidentally many Conservatives are uncomfortable discussion Coulter or Limbaugh, preferring to believe that their ramblings have nothing to do with them. I'll also say I can't think of any Liberal who talks so openly and so regularly about eliminating Conservatives.

As referenced earlier - both parties now have their own media sources that will confirm that the entire other side is a bunch of liars. How can you have a rational discussion on Iraq when one side sees a country torn apart by civil war and the other side sees a happy country on the verge of Democracy. I mean what kind of rational discourse can you have when the two sides are that far apart?

The solution may be for one side to win, definitively. For one side to be removed from power on a permanent basis. I don't know how enthusiastic I am about this solution, but forced to choose, I know what side I would pick.

Even if liberals won and eliminated conservatives, the act of doing so would end America. It would put the lie to the notion that a nation "conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal" can "long endure."

For what is liberty if one cannot choose to think one's own thoughts? What is the proposition that all men are created equal if Liberals and Conservatives are not equal?

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