Retired Gen. David Petraeus, minding his own business walking down a sidewalk, was recently heckled by vacuous leftwing students at City University of New York where he is a visiting professor.
The students had been egged on by a radical professor. CUNY, like so many U.S. schools these days, is a hotbed of leftwing extremism.
In contrast to conservatives (of course, there are rare exceptions) the Left is prone to violence when faced with opposing opinions.
The violence manifests itself in two ways:
1. Actual violence, up to and including mass murder.
2. Verbal violence.
Famous, conservative speakers at most American universities these days will almost invariably be heckled and shouted down to the fullest extent possible. Sympathetic school officials usually look the other way.
Conversely, a leftwing speaker at a conservative event will almost never be bothered. Conservatives are polite.
Alas, it is those who shout the loudest who generally get their way, and this is having a spectacularly negative effect in the United States as good people tend more and more to keep their mouths shut.
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Collectivism is embraced with a religious fervor by violent Leftists who adore their impossible utopian world of equality in the same measure that the vituperative Jonesboro “Baptists” love their badly interpreted Bibles.
The leftwing abhorance of religion is ironical because they are profoundly religious. It’s just that their deity lives here on Earth, a dream god who rules a universe where all shoulders must be level.
The last century was a particularly grisly one, and almost all mayhem was done in the name of Karl Marx. Communist China and Communist Russia murdered far more people than did Nazi Germany.
Yet sporting a Red Star on your cap is still considered cool while flashing a Swastika is not. Truth is, the only difference is that the Red Star has left far higher stacks of corpses.
But let’s take a closer look at Hitler before you write him off as a Rightist, as is commonly done. While Mao and Stalin murdered their rich citizens, Hitler killed the Jews, the hated money-makers, perceived as rich.
All three preached a perfect world.
Nazis were the National SOCIALIST Party, and Hitler was a vegetarian. Conservatives are not vegetarians. We love barbecue.
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While actually murdering people who hold opposite opinions is a dicey proposition and often perilous to those who do it, there are other, legal ways for leftists to indulge their propensity for mayhem.
Yes, verbal violence. Not just the shouting down of contrary opinions. The Left is where obscenity and name-calling thrives.
That show business is controlled by BMW-driving, martini-sipping leftists is well known. That many popular movies and TV shows showcase rivers of profanity is grossly familiar to most of us.
This is violence against society, and it’s almost exclusively leftists who do it.
During the presidential compaign last year, I wrote two posts about slick, professionally made political videos promoting Obama. The videos are wall-to-wall obscenities, verbal violence.
There were, of course, no profanity-laden political ads for Romney, which would have been unthinkable.
The Leftist propensity for violence can take bizarre turns, sometimes into pathetic triviality. There is a browser add-on called WOT (Web of Trust). It’s a useful tool that steers you away from scams, porno, etc.
Conservative bloggers and websites often flash the red WOT warning for no other reason than Leftists have gone there specifically to rate them poorly. Comments left on WOT make their motivation obvious.
It is internet graffiti, and not unlike dropping your pants and leaving a load in the yard of a neighbor who holds different opinions.
Leftwing websites are always rated favorably because conservatives don’t do such silly stuff. We are courteous. And we eat barbecue.
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The Left embraces violence. Whether it’s the gulags, the Bergen-Belsens, the re-education camps, the sensitivity classes, the killing fields, the speech police and heckling on American campuses, the defacing of opposition websites, it’s all part of the same nasty playbook.
Agree with us — or else.