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#1 We believe EVERYBODY is entitled to success, dumb ass.
Posted by newc 2012-10-06 01:51||
#2 But, but, but in the coming "Classless Society" our Champ and his appointed diviners who will identify, and reward success.
On 1 January 1852, the communist journalist Joseph Weydemeyer published an article entitled "Dictatorship of the Proletariat" in the German language newspaper Turn-Zeitung in New York. In that year, Karl Marx wrote to him, saying:
Now, as for myself, I do not claim to have discovered either the existence of classes in modern society or the struggle between them. Long before me, bourgeois historians had described the historical development of this struggle between the classes, as had bourgeois economists their economic anatomy. My own contribution was (1) to show that the existence of classes is merely bound up with certain historical phases in the development of production; (2) that the class struggle necessarily leads to the dictatorship of the proletariat; [and] (3) that this dictatorship, itself, constitutes no more than a transition to the abolition of all classes and to a classless society.[
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-06 04:25||
#3 Perhaps make that:
EVERYBODY is entitled to have the OPPROTUNITY to SUCCEED and enjoy the benefits of their SUCCESS.
Equal Opportunity - not equal outcome.
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-10-06 05:52||
#4 C.S. Lewis, in the Aboltion of Man, did not put a name on this practice, but the idea is to take a Virtue, and make it THE Supreme Virgue to the exclusion of all other Virtues, and starts riding roughshod over everyone who advocates balance of the Virtues. Freedom of choice is a good value/virtue, but Abortion and murder are the result of riding Choice as the Supreme virture. Teh 0ne talks of "playing by the same rules", but doesn't talk about the character or bias of the referees.
Of course, Success is good, but in actuality, those who could not succeed in life enough to get a cell phone of their own are given one, free of charge TO THEM, at the expense of those who DO succeed.
Oh, what was that about "playing by the same rules?" Will the "referees" abide by the rules too?
Posted by Ptah 2012-10-06 06:57||
#5 The trouble is Champ believes it.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-10-06 07:50||
#6 Oh, what was that about "playing by the same rules?" Will the "referees" abide by the rules too? Posted by Ptah
No, the "referees" like the "diviners" will be bred from the progressive learned, not the proletariat. They will appointed for life, wear white robes, have personal physicians, private commissary, special seating in the great coliseum, free golf, and more.
The law of the common man will not apply to diviners or referees. Those who speak ill of them will suffer increased "fairness". They will receive no Peoples Coupons and be heavily taxed. Their children (those licensed to be born) will be denied education, employment, and success. Tiny monitoring droves will be assigned to watch over their government assigned container homes and terminate them as necessary.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-06 08:03||
#7 ... wear white robes...
I believe black is the color they've been employing for well over a half century, disregarding that 'equal before the law' meant equal standing in court, not equal outcome in the endeavors and chances of life.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-10-06 09:43||
#8 Fair shmair, every 10 year old has figured that out. Someone ought to tell the Obamabots life isn't fair.
Posted by Dikhed Al Fuqwad 2012-10-06 10:45||
#9 The German media is slowly waking up to the fact that Romney wouldn't be such a bad choice after all.
Posted by European Conservative 2012-10-06 15:36||
#10 Germany probably realizes that they can't bail America out as well and having the US solve its own financials would probably be helpful all around.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-10-06 19:17||