Re: [LeftLibertarian2] Glenn Beck -- "Anarchists" Are for "Total Government"
- Dan Clore wrote:
> Kevin Carson wrote:Done:
>> On 2/28/10, Dan Clore <clore@...> wrote:
>>> The video can be found here: http://www.dailypaul.com/node/125837
>>> Transcript (about 8:50 forward -- Beck is pointing to a
>>> blackboard diagram):
>> I was thinking about it last night, and
>>> it's really not, it's really not a straight line like that, it's
>>> more of a circle, okay, here are the *total government* people,
>>> right here, they meet here, you've got the progressives, over
>>> here, and you've got the *anarchists*, and I don't even know, the
>>> fascists, the people who are hiding in the hills, with their
>>> Nazi signs, I don't even know who those people are, but here they
>>> are, they're here, on the left and the right, the crazy people,
>>> who don't really like America, got it? In this group, you have
>>> communists, like Van Jones, you have, he's a 9/11 truther, you
>>> have Medina, she's not a communist, she's not an anarchist, she's
>>> really more of a, uh, this is a woman that's running for Texas
>>> governor, but she is a 9/11, uh, truther, or at least thinks that
>>> there are some good questions that haven't been answered, I agree
>>> with you, but one of them is not did George Bush blow up the
>>> World Trade Center, here's Alan Keyes, he's a birther, this guy,
>>> what is this guy's name again, he's a Democrat, he's one of the
>>> original birthers, what's his name, Philip Berg, he's a Democrat,
>>> he was the first birther, or one of the first ones [video ends]."
>> I think it's his clumsy attempt at reitering the old "extremes
>> meet" cliche, although he doesn't seem to have any clear idea of
>> the meaning of the political labels he's throwing around.
>> And the implication that Beck's one of the people in the sane,
>> sensible center is rather amusing.
>> Stumbling across Goldberg's *Liberal Fascism* just roont him,
>> IMO--not that there was much to ruin in the first place.
>>> So: anarchist = progressive = communist = fascist = crazy = Nazi
>>> = birther = Democrat = 9/11 truther = total government people!
>> Well of course. If Obama can be not only a fascist and a Marxist
>> at the same time, but a Marxist and a closet Muslim (his excessive
>> sympathies for *Reverend* Jeremiah Wright from the Church of
>> *Christ* notwithstanding), it shouldn't be too hard to work
>> "anarchist" into the mix as well.
> Nolan Chart has recently had an enormous increase in traffic,
> apparently because Glenn Beck told his viewers to go to the site and
> take the test there. I've got to write this up in a column and
> educate them--
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