COMMENT POSTED TO AN ARTICLE IN INVESTMENTWATCH
“lib·er·al·ism (lĭb′ər-ə-lĭz′əm, lĭb′rə-)
“A political theory founded on the natural goodness of humans and the autonomy of the individual and favoring civil and political liberties, government by law with the consent of the governed, and protection from arbitrary authority.
“An economic theory in favor of laissez-faire, the free market, and the gold standard.
“Now what part of this definition fit the behavior and actions you describe as liberal? When did you decide to change the definition of liberal?”
I completely agree with that comment by "spirittoo," on the definition of Liberals. Saying anything else is just nonsense, but we do hear and read a lot of nonsense on the subject, especially from Americans.
For much of my adult life, the word, “liberal,” has been twisted and abused beyond recognition in America.
There's long been what I can only call an intense, years-long hate campaign, and it is difficult to understand just why that should be.
The great irony is most of the people or institutions referred to in all the spew of hatred are not even liberal, by any stretch of the imagination.
Hillary, queen of corruption and killer, a liberal? Obama, the mass killer, a liberal? The New York Times, the establishment's official propaganda machine and supporter of every single imperial war, liberal?
America in fact has damned few real liberals. It is not a nurturing place for liberal values.
I can only guess that all that stream of sewerage aimed at liberals is intended to keep America as unfriendly a place for them as possible. It serves as a kind of preventative spraying.
But it is strange, and it can’t help but remind me of the visceral hatred of liberals we often see from Israel or apologists for Israel. Liberals are, of course, hated there because they are the kind of people who oppose suppression of rights, anti-democratic behavior, abuse, and aggression, and they are also the kind of people who speak up on such matters, and their words go head-on against the official myth of Israel as the Middle East’s only democracy, indeed it is often phrased the Mideast’s only liberal democracy.
Could the hatred for liberals in America come from similar dark places? I think it quite possible because America, despite its official advertising brochures about rights and liberty, is in fact the metropolitan center of a world empire.
Now, empires are not generally known as places overly friendly to rights and liberty and democratic values, and this particular empire is held together, and its rules are enforced, by the world’s most terrifying military machine and a set of secret security organizations which make the former East Germany’s Stasi seem a troupe of amateur bumblers.
It is hard to see a rational explanation otherwise for all the endless ranting about “liberals,” although I do accept that irrationality plays a considerable part in American politics.
However, the article's point about Obama having done the same to Merkel is a true and important one: her personal phone was indeed tapped, just as Trump says his was.
By all accounts, when she first found out, she was quite upset and required some considerable soothing of her ruffled feathers.
So there is very little reason to doubt Obama tapped Trump's phone, too, no matter what various hack officials may assert otherwise. After all, the business of spies is lying, at least a major part of it.
Many people just do not seem to grasp that Obama is a very dark figure and nothing like his public persona of smiling-faced bright boy.
I've long felt he is likely CIA, as, we know to a certainty, was George Bush pere.
Nothing could make CIA happier than having a "made man" in the executive mansion.
Who else kills thousands of women and children as Obama has done while smiling except a psychopath, and who is a bigger employer of bright psychopaths in the United States than the CIA?
Obama’s whole business of starting up the massive extrajudicial assassination program - which, please note, is run by CIA - screams CIA associations.
There are holes in his resume a number have noted, as we might expect from a CIA recruit.
The whole blurriness around his birth also supports this notion. The CIA often plays with the official records of its people to fog-up their backgrounds.
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