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Left and Liberal

When it comes to political categories, there lies a fine line that stands between two beliefs. This particular line begins at the right place and divides the trend between people believing in Left and people believing in Liberalism. Although there lie huge differences, there are specific individuals who think that they are one and the same. Apart from the ideology and thought process, these people also have different political ambitions, and it is the right time that you understood all about it. So, to update your knowledge, here are some of the main differences between Left and Liberal.

The Left

Left

If someone had to name an individual responsible for this movement, then they would indeed name Democratic President Franklin Roosevelt. He defeated the Liberal candidate Herbert Hoover and became the 32nd president of the United States of America. He did so, by promising the people that his government would take another approach and that he would address the wreckage caused by depression.

Through time, things caught up, and people preferred the kind of policies that he had introduced to take over the damage done to the economy. But happy times, never lasted forever because there came a left backlash in the late 1970s. President Ronald Reagan started arguing for unfettered capitalism, as he wanted to use the markets. He was widely popular and successful, thanks to his policies that reduced the extent of taxes, fought back unions and so on. Such changes took the country back to Liberalism, that has significant impacts even in the 21st Century.

Liberalism

The origin of Liberalism dates back to England from the 1840s, where a set of students proposed a set of new ideas that were different from their colleagues. This was a different period for England, as the country saw new and qualified thinkers who believed in Liberalism. Their ideas and thoughts were different from the rest, and that involves the government. One of the major influencers has to be Adam Smith, as they agreed with his views in his book “Wealth of Nations”.

Their theories were in line with employment, as they stood for the introduction of more number of factories. Such thoughts were not limited since it began spreading all over the country. Ultimately, they replaced the government and gave the British with an off and on government that went on for the next 70 years all the way up to World War Ⅰ. But as the nature of the whole process goes, Liberals also faced criticism since specific individuals thought that they were not helping the ones in need.

 

Conclusion

Regardless of the differences, the main agenda of every single ideology is to provide welfare to the people of a nation. Through time, political ideologies spread and the current scenario is quite different.

Bandwidth, get’cher bandwidth!

So I’m finally sick of the frequently weak speeds on my on my WiMAX connection here and doubt I’m getting FiOS anytime soon.. I’ve ordered a business class cable connection.

In any case, since I’m going from no cost for Internet (employer pays the current setup) to a small car payment…to help subsidize the cost I’m going to incur, I’m going to offer colo space to people. I’ve got 13 static IPs to play with, so if you want a domain hosted or want to drop off your own box, let me know.

The speed will be 50 down / 10 up from this end. No restrictions or metering, as long as you don’t violate my AUP with Comcast. Extra UPSs are available, and generator/automatic transfer switch on site. The only thing I can’t guarantee is an outage from Comcast, but it’s pretty unlikely.

People’s Views

NJ: Going to hell, one hand-basket at a time

New Jersey Judge Rules Muslim Man’s Right to Rape as Religious Freedom

Just as in what the woman must do, and the definition of the word Islam – some libtard judge in NJ submitted to his will, attempting to make Sharia Law ok here. Fortunately, in the end, an appellate court had some sense.  Still though… WTF???

Never Forgotten

The “’Tribute in Light”“ memorial is in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001, in honor of the citizens who lost their lives in the World Trade Center attacks. The two towers of light are composed of two banks of high wattage spotlights that point straight up from a lot next to Ground Zero. The “Tribute in Light”“ memorial was first held in March 2002. This photo was taken from Liberty State Park, New Jersey on September11, 2006, the five year anniversary of 9/11. USAF photo by Denise Gould.

Man threatens woman and her 5 year old son. Woman produces handgun and robber runs away. Of course, if you ask a gun grabber like Chuck Schumer or Hillary Clinton, they’d tell you the mother was putting her child at risk by having a gun. Somehow, we think the mother AND the robber would disagree…

Woman uses gun to scare off robber at Izzy’s in Hazel Dell

h/t – Anything about guns, on Facebook.

Burning the Quran

Personally I think it’s idiotic and divisive, and I would especially be very annoyed if it caused unnecessary harm to any of our troops or civilians overseas. I’d add pointless into the mix to describe it too, but it clearly has a point – to incite anger and fan the flames of hatred.  But really, speaking of intentionally fueling the fire – is it any different than building a mosque at ground zero in NYC?

What separates us from them, and makes us better people, is that we’re free to do it here. Hell, they’re even free to do it here too! How many times has the Bible been burned? or the US flag, or the Constitution? How many times have those things been burned on their soil even?

I bet you couldn’t get away (alive) with burning a Quran on their soil.   Just food for thought…

The Tax System Explained in Beer

Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100…
If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this…

The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing.
The fifth would pay $1.
The sixth would pay $3.
The seventh would pay $7..
The eighth would pay $12.
The ninth would pay $18.
The tenth man (the richest) would pay $59.

So, that’s what they decided to do..

The ten men drank in the bar every day and seemed quite happy with the arrangement, until one day, the owner threw them a curve ball. “Since you are all such good customers,” he said, “I’m going to reduce the cost of your daily beer by $20″. Drinks for the ten men would now cost just $80.

The group still wanted to pay their bill the way we pay our taxes. So the first four men were unaffected. They would still drink for free. But what about the other six men? The paying customers? How could they divide the $20 windfall so that everyone would get his fair share?

They realized that $20 divided by six is $3.33. But if they subtracted that from everybody’s share, then the fifth man and the sixth man would each end up being paid to drink his beer.

So, the bar owner suggested that it would be fair to reduce each man’s bill by a higher percentage the poorer he was, to follow the principle of the tax system they had been using, and he proceeded to work out the amounts he suggested that each should now pay.
And so the fifth man, like the first four, now paid nothing (100% saving).
The sixth now paid $2 instead of $3 (33% saving).
The seventh now paid $5 instead of $7 (28% saving).
The eighth now paid $9 instead of $12 (25% saving).
The ninth now paid $14 instead of $18 (22% saving).
The tenth now paid $49 instead of $59 (16% saving).

Each of the six was better off than before. And the first four continued to drink for free. But, once outside the bar, the men began to compare their savings.

“I only got a dollar out of the $20 saving,” declared the sixth man. He pointed to the tenth man,”but he got $10!”
“Yeah, that’s right,” exclaimed the fifth man. “I only saved a dollar too. It’s unfair that he got ten times more benefit than me!”
“That’s true!” shouted the seventh man. “Why should he get $10 back, when I got only $2? The wealthy get all the breaks!”
“Wait a minute,” yelled the first four men in unison, “we didn’t get anything at all. This new tax system exploits the poor!”
The nine men surrounded the tenth and beat him up.

The next night the tenth man didn’t show up for drinks, so the nine sat down and had their beers without him. But when it came time to pay the bill, they discovered something important. They didn’t have enough money between all of them for even half of the bill!

And that, boys and girls, journalists and government ministers, is how our tax system works. The people who already pay the highest taxes will naturally get the most benefit from a tax reduction. Tax them too much, attack them for being wealthy, and they just may not show up anymore. In fact, they might start drinking overseas, where the atmosphere is somewhat friendlier.

For those who understand, no explanation is needed.
For those who do not understand, no explanation is possible.

2012 Democrat National Convention Schedule

4:00 PM – Opening Flag Burning Ceremony – sponsored by CNN

4:05 PM – Singing of “God Damn America ” led by Rev. Jeremiah Wright

4:10 PM – Pledge of Allegiance to Obama.

4:15 PM – Ceremonial ‘I hate America ‘ led by Michelle Obama.

4:30 PM – Tips on “How to keep your man trustworthy & true to you while you travel the world” – Hillary Clinton

4:45 PM – Al Sharpton / Jesse Jackson seminar “How to have a successful career without having a job.”

5:00 PM –  “Great Vacations I’ve Taken on the Taxpayer’s Dime Travel Log” – Michelle Obama.

5:30 PM –  Eliot Spitzer Speaks on “Family Values” via Satellite

5:45 PM –  Tribute to All 57 States – Nancy Pelosi

6:00 PM –  Sen. Harry Reid – 90-minute speech expressing the Democrat’s appreciation of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and George Soros for sparing no expense, for all that they have accomplished to unify the country, improve employment and to boost the economy.

8:30 PM –  Airing of Grievances by the Clintons

9:00 PM –  “Bias in Media – How we can make it work for you” Tutorial – sponsored by CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, the Washington Post and the New York Times

9:15 PM –  Tribute Film to Brave Freedom Fighters incarcerated at GITMO – Michael Moore

9:45 PM –   Personal Finance Seminar – Charlie Rangle

10:00 PM – Denunciation of Bitter Gun Owners and Bible readers.

10:30 PM – Ceremonial Waving of White Flag for IRAQ , & Afghanistan

11:00 PM – Obama Energy Plan Symposium / Tire Gauge Demonstration / You too can get rich with Green Investment bankruptcies

11:15 PM – Free Gov. Blagovich rally

11:30 PM – Obama Accepts Oscar, Tony and Latin Grammy Awards

11:45 PM – Feeding of the Delegates with 5 Loaves and 2 Fish Obama Presiding

12:00 AM – Official Nomination of Obama by Bill Maher and Chris “He sends a thrill up my leg” Matthews

12:01 AM – Obama Accepts Nomination as Lord and Savior

12:05 AM – Celestial Choirs Sing

3:00 AM   – Biden Delivers Acceptance Speech

Dial-A-Crack

August 12th, 2012 Smite No comments

…or crack dialed, butt crack that is.  Meet Justin Kryzanowski, of Scranton, PA.  This winner pocket dialed 911 while buying drugs.

Got a drug fix? There’s an app for that! 911 operators are standing by…

Smart phones: Being used by stupid people, and making Wyatt’s job easier, since 2001.

Honor Amongst Adversaries

A friend of mine shared this link over Facebook, it’s such a wonderful story that I just had to share it with my blog friends as well.  I know Wyatt in particular, who’s a history buff, will most definitely enjoy it.

It’s a story of heroism and honor, two pilots that met on the battlefield over Germany, and eventually reunited in person decades later.  I don’t even want to give a more extensive synopsis on it – just take a few minutes and read it; it’s well worth your time.

Read the whole story at the NY Post: Amazing tale of a desperate WWII pilot’s encounter with a German flying ace

Piers Morgan Owned

Since I can’t retweet an entire thread of tweets, figured I’d share the win here.  Piers Morgan recently stuck his foot in his mouth, and quick witted Carol Roth shoved it down farther.