Monday, August 22, 2022

THE CRAZY YEARS

 Robert Heinlein wrote about the Crazy Years in several of his books and stories. We seem to have slipped into the Crazy years starting about 10 years ago. Our voyage of the damned is accelerating all the time as we move further and further from reality and truth and in fact have agents dedicated to the destruction of both. In this article in the Washington Examiner we have the following paragraphs:

"Last week, Financial Times Associate Editor Edward Luce tweeted that Republicans are the most “dangerous” political force in the world, bar none. “I’ve covered extremism and violent ideologies around the world,” he said, and “I have never come across a political force more nihilistic, dangerous & contemptible than today’s Republicans. Nothing close.” Former CIA Director Michael Hayden chimed in immediately and said, “I agree.”

This past Tuesday, Democrat adviser Kurt Bardella called all Republicans a “domestic terrorist cell.” MSNBC’s Tiffany Cross agreed and said there should be no distinction between Republicans and “right-wing extremists.” At the same time, Peter Wehner, a contributing writer for The Atlantic, likened the Republican Party to a “dagger pointed at the throat of American democracy.” All this while the FBI Director Christopher Wray added that any American flying the Gadsden — “Don’t Tread On Me” — flag is suspect of violent extremism."

What is remarkable about them is how the highest echelons of government hold all Republicans to be extremists. It's kind of like NPR reporters and news readers who cannot refer to anyone on the other side of the argument as anything but a "far right" or "far right extremist" when all they really mean is that the guy they are demeaning simply doesn't agree with their communist, socialist or Marxist point of view.

I think it's amusing that the oldest commissioned warship in the Navy is directed to fly the original US Navy jack flag. By order of the Secretary of the Navy all USN warships flew this jack after we launched into our War on Terrorism. It is now once again the prerogative of the oldest commissioned ship, USS BLUE RIDGE, flagship of the Commander, Seventh Fleet, based in Japan.

Hardly a bunch of extremists.



1 comment:

  1. I, too, thought of the first Navy Jack, when Wray made his Stupid Remark.

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