[FoRK] Newsroom score: American Taliban

Gary Stock gstock at nexcerpt.com
Wed Aug 29 09:23:05 PDT 2012


What I need is a vacation from people who lie to defend lying.

GS

On 8/29/12 12:18 PM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> I meant to say "I think there's an endemic concern for voter fraud."
>
> It's based on my own experiences.  In particular the long running 
> issues in Garden Grove.  These issues aren't democrat or republican.
>
> I have an informed opinion based on personal experiences and the 
> abundance of news stories across multiple news outlets the past 10 years.
>
> I don't feel any shame for people disconnected from me.  In fact, I 
> feel quite informed and intellectually honest.
>
> As for the rest of the stuff below, man, you need a good long vacation 
> if those are the only two worldviews you can fathom.
>
> Greg
>
> On 8/29/2012 8:56 AM, Gary Stock wrote:
>>
>> How much more plain must I make this for you?
>>
>> I don't read any GOP conspiracy into this.  And, I certainly don't feel
>> threatened by an opinion.  I feel threatened by an intent to deceive,
>> and ongoing attempts to grant such deception total control over our
>> society and government.
>>
>> When you make a statement as multiply absurd as this:
>>
>> | I think there's a endemic concern for voter fraud.
>>
>> ...you reveal yourself as uninformed (about ~actual~ voter fraud).  Or,
>> if you ~are~ informed, then deceptive (about what ~you~ truly "think").
>> Or, some despicable and selective melange of both failures, exploiting a
>> self-imposed "concern" manufactured and fertilized to provide plausible
>> denial to a range of liars in the GOP.
>>
>> Only uninformed people would accept such a claim about voter fraud.
>>
>> Among informed people, only GOP lackeys would defend the notion that you
>> ~do~ think what you ~claim~ to "think."  (And even then, they don't
>> ~believe~ you think it; they simply realize "Oh, I gotta defend Greg's
>> assertion as valid, because it's conservative dogma and we need it to
>> beat the [name hated social entity here].")
>>
>> Either alternative is deeply disturbing.  And both are beneath you.
>>
>> That policy -- of lying flat out, without regard for facts -- is now
>> being publicly acknowledged by GOP operatives.  Is there no shame?  Have
>> YOU no shame?
>>
>> Fuck, man.  It doesn't matter which side does that shit.  People are fed
>> UP with it.  Leave that shit to professional liars.  Please fucking STOP
>> pretending that shit.
>>
>> GS
>>
>>
>> On 8/29/12 10:14 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
>>> Thanks, Gary.  I merely read SDW's post and responded with my own
>>> personal opinion.
>>>
>>> If you are reading some GOP conspiracy into that, you have problems
>>> bigger than feeling politically threatened by my opinion, my friend.
>>>
>>> Greg
>>>
>>> On 8/29/2012 6:42 AM, Gary Stock wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I suspect it was obvious to everyone else, Greg:  when confronted over
>>>> GOP distortions of reality, both you and the GOP invoke even ~greater~
>>>> distortions of reality.
>>>>
>>>> Perhaps the difference is that the GOP has began acknowledging that
>>>> policy.
>>>>
>>>> GS
>>>>
>>>
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