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1 Randall Gross  Tue, Jan 1, 2013 11:29:38am

Excellent points -- the left was a lot more extreme and radical when I was growing up.

2 Romantic Heretic  Tue, Jan 1, 2013 11:49:56am

This is why I prefer my own method of dividing up people politically.

I start with Jefferson's aristocrats and democrats. I recently added my own category of barbarians.

From my point of view the difference between leftist extremists and right wing extremists is like the difference between water moccasins and copperheads. A simple matter of aesthetics. The important point is they're both venomous snakes.

Both political extremes are aristocrats who intending to bring about a perfect society no matter who gets hurt in the process. In fact one of the reasons many people embrace extremes is so they can give themselves permission to hurt other people. Ideology trumps ethics.

The Tea Party on the other hand are barbarians. They don't understand the concept of civilization and they wouldn't like it if they did.

3 Godisdeadandburied  Tue, Jan 1, 2013 2:44:31pm

re: #1 Randall Gross

It is also interesting to note that at one time The John Birch Society was denounced by William Buckley.

4 Tigger2  Tue, Jan 1, 2013 2:50:26pm

re: #3 Godisdeadandburied

It is also interesting to note that at one time The John Birch Society was denounced by William Buckley.

The Birchers are sure coming back out of the woodwork now.

5 CuriousLurker  Wed, Jan 2, 2013 7:37:40am

Excellent article, thanks for posting it.


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