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Impossible to predict the future

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Submitted by Homefront (Australia), May 24, 2008 at 08:51

Sara,

It is impossible to predict where the future will take us other than to say that the leftists having wrenched it from our hands are that cut off from reality that it is unlikely they will be able to fully control our destination. The hollywood liberal elite are certainly having trouble selling their movies that recite and recycle the same old bromides (like Michael Moore's "Sicko").

Evan Sayet has a second video on you tube in which he discusses this albeit briefly: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWfZi1W13Go&feature=related part 1 and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZ08kg_iwdg&feature=related part 2.

Mark Steyn speculates as to the when and where of the Hollywood liberal elite's collapse under the weight of its own humorlessness in an article that cited Sean Penn's chastising of Chris Rock's satirising Jude Law at the Oscars this year (Sean probably only would approve of more anti Bush hoohah). And all this in front of the telling backdrop of record low ratings: The Penn, says Steyn, is mightier than the bored.

As for the education system - market forces dictate that the demand for incapable ideologically and intellectually stunted morons will decrease as the economy gets saturated with them. I am myself employed in the University system as an open conservative with anti multiculturalist and anti PC views. It takes creativity and energy to survive the liberal offensive but survival is possible.

Plus, liberals don't breed. That's one of the bottom line messages of America Alone is it not? Given twenty years or so if we can insulate our kids from them they'll either be dead or as archaic as archaic can be. As much as the left and the liberals try to secure the rebel chic that carried them through the 60s and 70s they are the very establishment they are pretending to fight. It follows that the right are the James Dean and Marlon Brando style rebels (but this time with rather than without a cause). That makes us at least as attractive to thinking people as Islamism/salafism is to unthinking people.

Assuming political memory is not absent, an Obama presidency could mark the death knell of American liberalism. The media being incapable of twisting reality to fit a thoroughly deficient candidate would exhaust their own limited political capital. Perhaps this is overly optimistic, but America has had much more remarkably favorable twists of fate in the past - is it too much to hope for one more?

Best Wishes,

Homefront.

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