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The Left’s problem

July 10, 2013

The Left’s problem is the real world doesn’t fit their notion of how the world ought to be, so they think the world is wrong and should be changed since they could never be wrong....

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richardson

Jul-10-13 1:01 AM

Phil: You're on a roll.

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USABorn

Jul-10-13 1:08 AM

You're right Phil!

Just look to any Democratic run state to find examples of fiscal failure. Liberals preach utopia in exchange for constant micro-managing away of all foundational freedoms (along with theft of property through taxation). The only consistent result of liberalism is to produce decay and dystopia. Detroit is the poster-child for the results of liberalism.

(I "borrowed" that comment from an article I just read. Thought it was perfect as a comment on Phil's LTE.)

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Tgrammiex4

Jul-10-13 4:27 AM

I can see the smoke coming out of Mr.'s Reeder & Shaman's ears now.....

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gavinf56

Jul-10-13 5:20 AM

I might have to check back in on this one later.

Any bet's that there is at least one comment that goes along the lines of "It's the right that doesn't know they are wrong and has the problem.".

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GysgtUSMC

Jul-10-13 5:42 AM

I'm not taking that bet Gavin.

Or how about "That's what Porky Limbaugh and Faux Noise says, huh?"

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VinceKnauff

Jul-10-13 5:59 AM

Chuck and Shammy don't even have to comment here. You're doing it for them.

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ToTEXASfromPA

Jul-10-13 6:00 AM

"The problem with this is every time their idea of central planning has been tried it led to death, poverty and tyranny."

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Building on this idea, many times they will rightly see a problem but apply a 50,000 ft, broad-brush solution through an inefficient, big agency that spends too much money and has unintended consequences whereas individualized, customized interventions via family and friends would have taken care of the situation.

Or many people have found they can line their own pockets though passing laws to handle some "social" issue. The intent was not to effectively or efficiently handle the problem but to funnel money to themselves.

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MrShaman

Jul-10-13 6:18 AM

"The Left's problem is the real world doesn't fit their notion of how the world ought to be, so they think the world is wrong and should be changed since they could never be wrong. The problem with this is every time their idea of central planning has been tried it led to death, poverty and tyranny." - Phil Underwood

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Gee...another generalized-rant (from you), devoid of any-and-all specifics.

Whatta big "surprise".

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MrShaman

Jul-10-13 6:21 AM

"I can see the smoke coming out of Mr.'s Reeder & Shaman's ears now....." - Tgrammiex4

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Yeah...I was totally "overwhelmed"...by nothing...again.

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eriklatranyi

Jul-10-13 6:37 AM

When Detroit runs out of money, they blame the state of Michigan for not taxing the wealthy enough.

When Chicago murders exceed war zones, like Afghanistan, liberals blame gun laws in Indiana.

But, once liberals have full natioal control, they start to blame certain groups of people (bankers, Tea Party) and this is where the violence begins.

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MrShaman

Jul-10-13 6:43 AM

"But, once liberals have full natioal control, they start to blame certain groups of people (bankers, Tea Party) and this is where the violence begins." - eriklatranyi

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Had you considered reeling-IN Glenn Beck, when he (first) started encouraging violent-behavior?

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GysgtUSMC

Jul-10-13 7:00 AM

Agreed Phil. Central planning is nothing more than micromanagement of states and it's citizens and it assumes that government has more information and employs the best personnel in order to make the best decisions.

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Darlin

Jul-10-13 7:38 AM

A letter of total truth. Thanks Phil. Just too sad these lefty idiots on here still don't get it.

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MrShaman

Jul-10-13 8:08 AM

"A letter of total truth. Thanks Phil. Just too sad these lefty idiots on here still don't get it." - Darlin

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Ah, yes..."it"...the greatest of conundrums!!

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MrShaman

Jul-10-13 8:11 AM

"Or many people have found they can line their own pockets though passing laws to handle some "social" issue. The intent was not to effectively or efficiently handle the problem but to funnel money to themselves." - ToTEXASfromPA

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....And DICK Armey DOES appreciate the T-Baggers' patronage!!

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philunderwood

Jul-10-13 8:12 AM

“Gee...another generalized-rant (from you), devoid of any-and-all specifics.”

The specifics are indelibly written in world history and reality for anyone with an ounce of objectivity to see and understand; of course that rules out those on the left that deny the existence of objective reality and think reality is whatever they can convince themselves and others it is.

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GysgtUSMC

Jul-10-13 8:25 AM

The fall of the former Soviet Union is a good example of the failures of central planning.

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CMReeder

Jul-10-13 8:45 AM

LOl

Blame the left.

LOL

I thought his last letter was stupid, well Phil you proved me wrong this one is even more stupid than the last one you summitted.

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mikekerstetter

Jul-10-13 8:46 AM

Phil, since Libertarians tend to agree with Liberals on social issues (IE gay marriage, abortion, do what you want as long as it doesn't affect others, etc), a fact that you confirmed a few days ago, aren't you in essence pointing a finger at yourself? Just curious to hear your view on that.

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USABorn

Jul-10-13 8:55 AM

ToTEXASfromPA - 6:00 AM

"Building on this idea, many times they will rightly see a problem but apply a 50,000 ft, broad-brush solution through an inefficient, big agency that spends too much money and has unintended consequences"

WOW Texas........Sounds like you are describing Dumbamacare!!!

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johnnyad3

Jul-10-13 9:14 AM

I have been disappointed in your last couple of letters Phil. Just bias and generalizations. You use to be better than this.

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GysgtUSMC

Jul-10-13 9:16 AM

Mr. Reeder- Blame the left.

LOL

I thought his last letter was stupid, well Phil you proved me wrong this one is even more stupid than the last one you summitted.

In the words of your liberal brother:

"Gee...another generalized-rant (from you), devoid of any-and-all specifics.

Whatta big "surprise"."

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CMReeder

Jul-10-13 9:21 AM

You see specifics in Phil's letter. LOL

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rick424

Jul-10-13 9:27 AM

After what I read about me and some others on the Central PA Tea Party Participants Forum. I really think it is the right that has the problem. I would not even waste my time on these guys anymore. Cheers!

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GysgtUSMC

Jul-10-13 9:34 AM

If you know what central planning is and the history behind it, then you would understand his point.

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