Culture Wars ← Previous post Next post → Comments JTC Feb 02 2020 at 12:16 am Train of despots, meet the Trump Train. Head on. Last stop indeed. Lucius Severus Pertinax Feb 02 2020 at 7:21 am Shades of Gomez Addams! WayneM Feb 02 2020 at 1:43 am I look at a variety of different sources for news and suchlike. I watched a video recently out of the UK where the main host interviewed a couple of his fellow Euro-wastrels about the existential crisis facing modern society. To their credit, they acknowledged life on Earth is improving dramatically but they saw the election of Trump and Brexit as being death knells for civilization. They described Grievance Greta as being a potential archetypal messianic figure ushering in change… but they couldn’t decide whether that change would be systemic breakdown OR enlightenment. As I watched, I thought to myself that they’re clearly not stupid so why are they not able to see the glaring flaws in their logic and the fallacies in their presumptions? Eventually I decided it was a matter of their indoctrination; they’re convinced of their righteousness and cannot conceive that “their way” isn’t the only way. GWB Feb 02 2020 at 7:46 am Because it’s a religion. John D. Egbert Feb 02 2020 at 10:13 am Socialism/Progressivism/Communism is a religion masquerading as a political system. Contrary-wise, Islam is a political system masquerading as a religion. John Feb 02 2020 at 1:04 pm And both conspire to defy the real world to the utter destruction of the followers and anyone who comes into contact with them. John D. Egbert Feb 02 2020 at 4:40 pm Also, both – at least where Marxism-Leninism is concerned – were devised to justify the “founders'” own prurient interests. Punta Gorda Feb 02 2020 at 1:44 am Something San Francisco needs to ponder with their “Free to Shit in the Street” policy… they are gonna have literal crap loads of fun when this thing hits their door… https://www.livemint.com/news/world/coronavirus-lurking-in-feces-may-reveal-hidden-risk-of-spread-11580556507678.html MasterDiver Feb 02 2020 at 9:05 am I saw this as a potential hazard years ago when public defecation became “legal”. The list of fecal-borne diseases is long, and getting longer, and none of them are pleasant. Welcome to the 12th Century! Zar Belk! Old Codger Feb 02 2020 at 9:07 am Anybody ought to know people taking a dump in your living room CAN’T be a good thing. John M. Feb 03 2020 at 12:10 am IN the article: “A virus-laden aerosol plume emanating from a SARS patient with diarrhea…” Is this a fancy way of saying a wet fart? Halley Feb 02 2020 at 7:28 am Long ago when Algore was trying to steal the 2000 election, I had a fateful “discussion” with someone who you might describe as “Moderate Democrat”. By being provocatively un-PC but cool as a cucumber, by the second hour (and 4th glass of wine) I’d manoeuvred him into an admission that he, yes indeed, preferred totalitarian Soviet economics. His “moderate” cover blown, his face turned redder than the wine (or a hammer&sickle flag) and I’m glad he was unarmed because I’d done the very last thing one is allowed to do to any leftist – I’d exposed him. I’ve found this to be true, over and over – there’s nothing they fear or loathe more than having their real agenda exposed. The ridiculous charade that they do not have communist sympathies is all they have left. Bill3542 Feb 02 2020 at 8:38 am The foolish socialists have never learnt the lessons of the past, Lenin referred to socialists as ( useful idiots ) and when he was done with them… they where executed! Old Codger Feb 02 2020 at 9:14 am One note on the fourth panel above: I have read that in the constitution for the old Soviet Union Marx’s dictum was modified to read, “From each according to his ability, to each according to his work.” (emphasis mine, OC) Seems they got SOMEthing right! nonncom Feb 02 2020 at 9:20 am Truth in humor…..long on truth and irony, but a little lacking in humor….still a good piece, Chris…. TOXIC DASTARDLY DAN Feb 02 2020 at 10:22 am Some things just aren’t funny Paul Paskey Feb 02 2020 at 9:43 am Add another quote? “Take the guns first, go through due process second” Donald Trump Just sayin’. JTC Feb 02 2020 at 12:16 pm Don’t feel bad Paul…the entirety of the leftist machine -and quite a few “conservatives” too- have been suckered and duped by the “watch what I say not what I do” methods of PDJT. Works like a charm, over and over. Keeps the never Trumpers and the naive (but I repeat myself), occupied while the real work and accomplishments get cranked out every day…including four major victories while being “impeached”. The artist of the deal and the misdirection at work. JTPatriot Feb 02 2020 at 10:37 am Chris Muir, Thank you for calling a spade, a spade. After Joe McCarthy was tarred and feathered, the conversation about Communists infiltrating our government was silenced, and so, the infiltration continued unabated. The reveal by Van Jones was shocking to me and many others, which led to him quietly resigning so that the question “Who Else?” would not be asked. It is time to ask again, after 70 years. JTC Feb 02 2020 at 11:05 am We don’t have to ask. Two of the top three democrat candidates have already openly “revealed” and they have many many supporters within congress and throughout government, some who are loudly obnoxiously open and many who are still in the closet awaiting their big “coming out” party in November. If one of them becomes president, the Republic cannot survive without catastrophic internal war, and maybe not even then. Pamela Feb 02 2020 at 10:47 am http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/event201/scenario.html There are many, many people that need to have a conversation with their dear and fluffy Lord. Pamela Feb 02 2020 at 10:55 am http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/event201/videos.html Strange days. Someone is going to make a fortune. Blasternaz Feb 02 2020 at 3:01 pm Thank you, Pamela. News (?) we can at least chew upon. Something with a little substance. Ah, food for thought! cmblake6 Feb 02 2020 at 11:03 am As usual, Chris, you ROCK! DogByte6RER Feb 02 2020 at 11:56 am Some more recent history that may have faded from memories over the past decade … Anita Dunn, Communications Director for the then Obama White House, waxes nostalgically about Mao Tse Tung … “Anita Dunn, the White House’s communications director who has declared war on Fox News, came under scrutiny herself last week when it was discovered she had told an audience that Mao Tse Tung was one of her favorite political philosophers and quoted Mao on how to “fight your war.” In her speech last June, after she joined the Obama White House, Ms. Dunn said the “two people I turn to most” were Mother Teresa and Mao Tse-Tung. She barely discussed the late nun, but waxed at length about the lessons Mao had taught her.” Read more at: https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748704597704574487431322664964 Jim Smith Feb 02 2020 at 1:00 pm Excellent historical and philosophical overview, Chris. Really spot-on and very well stated. Grunt GI Feb 02 2020 at 1:17 pm The sad part is that most of those idiots would be among the first wave of “eliminations” in the name of the true believers. Any totalitarian state has always had an internal war (SA-SS in Germany, Stalin-Trotsky in Russia) to control the carcass of the country once they take it over. Of course these idiots assume they will be in charge…right… I am, of course, looking forward to the upcoming civil war in the Democrat Party…now that their attempted coup has been turned back…I expect the AOC crowd to become even loonier and piss off the old guard who will fight back…it’s already happening with AOC not making her contributions to the DCCC cuz they ain’t batshit crazy enough for her. BWAAAAAHAHHHHH…it really is going to be fun to watch. Now that Trump has done the impossible and united 98% of the Republican Party behind him, he can now go after the traditional Democrat voters like union workers in fracking states, blacks who have moved into the middle class, and others. And I hope the recall in Utah goes forward….hahaha It’s gonna be the most fun campaign season in a long time…. Made better only by the Owen Sisters and their campaign platform… interventor Feb 02 2020 at 8:54 pm The Soviet Union used KGB troops for internal control. Regular Russian army troops suffered extreme morale problems when used for such. Pamela Feb 02 2020 at 3:33 pm The Left wants and Needs to OWN EVERYTHING. They are more than willing to pay the Butchers’ Bill, just with the Lives, Liberties and Wealth of others. Reply Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Click here to have toons delivered to email This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 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