and babbling on and on about "they're coming to take away our guns!",... continuous ranting about how important it is to always have a firearm with you "to protect yourself and your family", pushing for the passage of unnecessary voter id laws to keep those 'others' from voting - you must be joking when you talk about liberals blaming fear.
Fear seems to be a core tenet of the modern American right
“And I have no doubt that every new example will succeed, as every past one has done, in shewing that religion & Govt will both exist in greater purity, the less they are mixed together.”
~ James Madison, letter to Edward Livingston, July 10, 1822
New Black Panther Party (NBPP) - CBPM
The new black panther web site, interesting reading too.
The two party system is an absolute crock that maintains control by getting people worked up over this kind of nonsense. Nowadays misdeeds are dismissed because one side says the other side is evil and politically motivated therefore what they are saying should be ignored. "Fast And Furious" is a perfect example of the problems with this kind of thinking. The U.S government smuggled guns to Mexican drug cartels and that investigation has stalled because democrats say the republicans are doing it for political reasons and it was started under Bush. Well no sh*t they are doing it for political reasons and what the hell difference does it make. Instead of talking about what happened in "Fast and Furious" the conversation becomes who is the bigger a**hole Issa or Holder. Newsflash! they are both a**holes but what does that have to do with the law.
The much larger problem is things they agree on ,like the fleecing of the American people by lobbyist and think tanks, don't get discussed. The fleecing would be in the form of privatization, military contractors and the federal reserve to name a few. There is no way you can't see the contradiction in someone like Glenn Beck getting people worked up over Van Jones but goes along with the banker bailouts. Do you think he's doing that because he is really concerned about Van Jones? Of course not he's just playing his role in the two party paradigm.
"It's easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled"
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)