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Tue Jan 31, 2012, 04:42 PM

The safe and orderly demolition of the Right is our generation's Moon shot.

THE MOON
driftglass


Some choose to go to the Moon. Some choose to believe that the purpose of government in a representative democracy is to take up the greatest educational, environmental and economic burdens and challenges that we face as a nation, and that rational people contending in the public arena is the best way to thrash out our differing priorities.

And some choose to believe the Earth is 9,000 years old. That any collective action taken on behalf "We The People..." is evil. That any government beyond sending them Social Security checks and cutting their taxes is evil. That rationality is elitist. That facts are irrelevant. That any opposition to their disastrous superstitions and paranoia is evil. That compromise is evil.

For the former, there is now no greater cultural imperative than insuring the electoral extinction of the latter.

The safe and orderly demolition of the Right is our generation's Moon shot.

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Reply The safe and orderly demolition of the Right is our generation's Moon shot. (Original post)
kpete Jan 2012 OP
drm604 Jan 2012 #1
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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2012, 04:58 PM

1. I think the 60s civil rights struggles are a better analogy.

Apollo was a government program. Fighting the right is something that has to be done by the populace.

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Tue Jan 31, 2012, 05:25 PM

2. I'd be happy if We Just Took out the Zombie Banks and Jailed the Banksters

 

In fact, that might accomplish BOTH our goals.

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