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Be Not Afraid. In the End,
We Win, They Lose

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Posted By: MissMolly, 7/30/2020 4:44:30 AM

The left in the U.S. has a problem with unintended consequences. No, I don’t mean that they are plagued by unintended consequences. That’s true too, but it goes deeper than that. They don’t see – and refuse to admit – unintended consequences exist or are possible. This is partly due to the people who self-select to be active on behalf of the left, particularly the extreme left. Yes, a lot of them are very smart, but despite that, they have a certain type of mind: they have a mind that tends to Manichean systems and just-so stories.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: TexaTucky 7/30/2020 8:02:43 AM (No. 494428)
Great article - and what a smart writer.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: ilovedogs 7/30/2020 8:17:06 AM (No. 494437)
Most positive article I've read in a can get weary of it's the most important thing ever routine.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MMC 7/30/2020 9:17:29 AM (No. 494521)
Overindulged ribbon winners have no understanding of action and consequences.. they were all winners, everything is fair, no merit earned award.. Angry , defiant, destructive.. part of jail time should be on clean up crews of riot areas. BTW- who is supplying food,money, nails and fireworks to said “peaceful “ terrorists? They are enabling- thus should be charged with aid and abetting criminal actions.period
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Reply 4 - Posted by: red1066 7/30/2020 9:19:05 AM (No. 494522)
These young people causing the trouble also have no knowledge of history. Their actions will result in the opposite of what they want.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: greyseal 7/30/2020 9:21:14 AM (No. 494526)
Sarah is a gem - I enjoy most of her writing and her blog ( In this, I hope she is correct - I don't see much of a future with either outcome from the election. If Biden wins, it'll be a long stretch before conservatives manage to wrest power away from the left. In the short term, I think we'll see them get the riots stopped/suppressed and the general lifting of COVID sanctions (since by and large that's a blue state thing) but the left will shift to their long term goals - socialism for all starting with healthcare and the confiscation of all public and privately held pensions and 401k monies (gotta get funding for that from somewhere). If Trump wins, expect four more years of the left throwing a hissy fit with more and more outrageous street theater and investigations. The leftist governors and mayors who remain will crank the screws down even harder on their constituents. Even if we take the House away from Malig-Nancy, I expect that the RINOs will want their own investigations - the deep state is still burrowed into the Swamp. "May you live in *interesting* times..." - ancient Chinese curse. greyseal
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Reply 6 - Posted by: HotRod 7/30/2020 10:26:48 AM (No. 494610)
Many young people have been convinced that water is destroyed, and gone forever, once it goes down the drain. They are not educated enough to understand that water isn't destroyed, but only needs cleaning before we use it again. They don't understand that they are drinking water that used to be dinosaur pee. Maybe even the pee of Alexander the Great, or Napoleon... Interesting thought, eh?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: wjr 7/30/2020 10:40:16 AM (No. 494621)
In the end we are all dead. The problem is living through the process now. The “conservatives” in congress, for the most part, are mild, inoffensive folks who are nice but gutless. FIGHT BACK and don’t go mealy mouthed l.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: udanja99 7/30/2020 12:38:15 PM (No. 494781)
A very heartening article! This quote jumped out at me... “If your family is a hot mess or your parents are driven by our extortionate tax system to both work outside the home and leave you in the power of low-paid, low-educated, unable-to-punish-you hirelings, you’re not going to be properly socialized.” I’ve come to believe that part of the problem with young people today is that they are angry at having been shoved into daycare for 8 hours a day while mom and dad went off to work. And it isn’t just high taxes that make parents do this - it’s greed for more income and it’s that their careers are more important than their children. Especially when it comes to women. I was a stay at home mom in suburban DC in the 90’s. I remember being asked often if I worked and I always replied that I had the most important job on the planet - raising the next generation. We had to drastically change our lifestyle and we lived paycheck to paycheck but our daughter grew up knowing that she was more important to us than our careers.
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