[FoRK] 20 Signs That The Culture Of Government Dependence Has Gotten Completely And Totally Out Of Control

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 10:18:27 PST 2011


On your ideological agenda - "self sufficiency" is a piety. Nobody is
against it.  Advocating self sufficiency and opposing handouts is
meaningless.

But again, kindness and generosity are also pieties. I'm sure you
agree that these are good things, Martin.

On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 9:53 AM, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey, speaking of willful blindness, what's up with the right wing and
> viral anecdotes? The thing that started you ranting was really the
> "Angel Adams" viral anecdote, right?
>
> Not to mince words or anything, but why not pick an anecdote with a
> white person? What's the lure of blackness when looking for destitute
> people to beat up?
>
> Also, what's the appeal of beating up on the weak and powerless?
> Couldn't you be ragging on handouts for  the rich and powerful? Or is
> there no such viral anecdote making the rounds among the right wing?
>
> On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 9:34 AM, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Do you really not see it? It's right there.
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 9:10 AM,  <mdw at martinwills.com> wrote:
>>> Please enlighten me.



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