Taking Sides…Us and Them

By Rshill7

They say that we, “us”, populate the “stupid party”. Do us? Rather, do we? Should we even couch it in terms of us and them, or they? Maybe.You decide.

What does stupid mean to “them”? They consider themselves the smart party. What does smart mean to them? Does it mean the ability to weather any political storm without consequence? Increasingly, it seems that it does.

“Us and them.” Who is us, and who are them? It depends on your point of view.

As usual, I’ve many questions. “Them”, for me, brings to mind George Bernard Shaw and Woodrow Wilson. Ever heard much about them? Skip a few generations and add Obama to the mix. Take a few steps step back and consider Marx and Engels. There’s reading aplenty. Progressives never rail against those do they? They tend to rail against Christianity, the personal lives of our founders, and traditional views of virtue.

“Us” for me, means people like Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, any number of Founding Fathers, and most recently, Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin; even Rand Paul from time to time. Surely you’ve heard about them, rather, parts of us. I truly admire and respect the aforementioned us.

I’ve purposely mentioned some of those that both sides demonize with regularity. Do any of you see demons in any of them? Members of both sides tend to see them in the other. Add Obama, Pelosi, and Reid to the mix, among others.

George Bernard Shaw was fine with a guy named Hitler, a Socialist, no objections, spoke quite comfortably about him, while also being able to write good plays and prose. Shaw seemed to be disjointed in his soul, while not believing in such a thing. He also had respect for a guy named Mussolini, a lifelong Socialist, but thought his demeanor and facial expressions needed tweaking. Thought he looked too dour. Fix that though, and voila, a great leader in his opinion.

Shaw visited some German concentration camps, and proclaimed them not nearly as bad as others made them out to be. I’ve seen YouTube videos of him commenting on them. Old news reals, digitized. They made my skin crawl. It crawls anew today relating them.

Shaw also thought that non-productive people should be “humanely” euthanized. Margaret Sanger, the mother of our abortion industry, had similar thoughts; thoughts which abound today among “them”. As a result, millions of black babies have been killed in the womb, and repeating those actions has been a Supreme Court affirmed, human right, for 50 years. Would Shaw and Sanger be Democrats today? Of course they would, especially with “being a Republican” the only seemingly viable alternative.

Democrats of the mid 1800’s founded the KKK. They threatened political opponents with death, burned crosses on the lawns of black folks, and didn’t want them to have the vote. These atrocities occurred well into the 1900’s. LBJ, one of them, figured out a way to have them, from his point of view, and using the N-word to describe them, “voting Democrat for the next 100 years”, and Democrats of all colors today, demonize any black person that dare vote otherwise. Those facts are simply American history, truth. How many current Democrats speak of their history and disdain that history? If you can name one, I’d be pleased to listen. Remember to use truth if you do. In this case though, it’s unavailable.

The guy who preceded Churchill thought he could ameliorate and/or appease Hitler. His name was Neville Chamberlain. His name today, a by-word of delirium and naivety to us, with all due something-or-other of course. Respect, noticeably absent from the “something”, and conspicuously missing from the “other”.

Wilson oversaw the beginning of the Federal Reserve. He also oversaw the direct election of Senators, the 17th amendment, both in 1913. A year of infamy that few use the “I word” to describe.

Have you a condensed view of them? Picturing some of us similarly? Fast forward. We’re in a time machine with every button and dial H.G Wells could imagine, we’ve pushed a few haven’t we? Let’s push a few more.

Smart, in the amoral progressive sense, seems to mean lying with impunity. After all, who is the higher authority to them? There isn’t one. Stupid to them is adhering to what they term, ‘ancient’ concepts of virtue, honor, the rule of law, and obeying that rule. When members of us break those rules, other members call them out and turn their backs on them. They immediately become part of the them. When some of them break that rule, they are defended tooth and nail. They receive standing ovations and such, in House and Senate chambers no less. They constitute that higher authority and we constitute nothing, other than that scrap of papyrus known as The Constitution of the U.S.A.

Please notice that I’ve capitalized the word ‘Constitution’. It’s a capital document. Enshrined in the Capital of Freedom, the Citadel of Liberty. In the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, we see the verbal reciprocal of the old adage, “a picture is worth a thousand words”. We realize that a few words can be worth a thousand pictures, indeed, tens of millions of pictures, embodied in human lives. In dreams fulfilled. In aspirations achieved.

Those I describe as us, have members known as the Tea Party. Their ideals? That selfsame Constitution. Living within one’s means, whether it be the few (you) or the many, (our Government), which rightly rendered, should be the people, us. We believe in the enumerated powers and none beyond. We understand that power corrupts, which is the overriding reason for adhering to that Constitution in the first place, the last place too.

One of “them” named Joe Biden, waaaay back in 2006, said that he doesn’t trust the Bush administration with the type of data collection, now on steroids, the NSA was engaged in. He’s curiously silent today on PRISM. Noticeably silent on that behemoth being built in Utah. A Utah resident, a business customer of mine who lives there, claims much of it is underground. The part above ground alone houses a million square feet. Al Sharpton also says he’d be upset with Bush having and using PRISM, but is fine with Obama having and using it. Consider both sources.

The crimes of Nixon pale in comparison with what this President and his administration members get away with. Yet members of them would still crucify him, and he’d still resign with humility.

Today though, every Government agency most can name, and then some, have been compiling enemy lists and actively pursuing those enemies. We believe our Constitution sacred, those unalienable rights carved in unalterable stone, save that which is spelled out in the amendment process decribed therein. They consider it a living document. I suppose to them, it could not only consume a bowl of oatmeal, it could also consume every keystroke anyone in the world has ever made, while simultaneously consuming itself into nothingness. To us though, it is static, unchanging, permanent.

Of course, my US is your THEM, however, by the time you realize how wrong you’ve been, it will no longer matter will it? That’s my opinion. As of today, I’m still allowed to have one.

Thanks for listening.

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  • PNWShan

    I guess it’s ‘smart’ to lie and cheat to advance one’s goals, and ‘stupid’ to adhere to a moral code. I also wonder how much of this is tied to Ivy League school mentality: graduates of Harvard, etc., can be incredibly ignorant about so many things but they think they’re the smartest people in the world.

    Ps. 14:1 The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good.
    Romans 1:22 “Claiming to be wise, they became fools.”

  • Laurel

    No ‘we’ do not populate the stupid party. Why do I say that with such certainty? Experience. I haven’t met a progressive yet that has their act together. I haven’t met one that could actually live up to the even lower standards they profess. Why should they when they always have a back door to run out of?! A ready made excuse. And escape hatch.

    Now is the time of discontent in this country. It is a strife that isn’t unheard of nor never been experienced on our land. With great strife comes great things. Americans rise to the challenge…and when we don’t we will cease to be Americans. That is part of our ‘exceptional-ism’.

    You mentioned a list of people…progressives like George Bernard Shaw. Why is it in this country as well as the world that we put people up on a pedestal that they neither have earned or deserved? Is it our need to have a god of some sort? Is it our fear of the one true God that we pick poor substitutes? Yeah he wrote some good things…SO WHAT? He also was a degenerate. A sycophant as well as a narcissist. To me you don’t get a free pass because you did something extraordinary. In my mind you get less of a pass due to being labeled extraordinary. GBS was a Fabian socialist without manners or morals. I think often times in our society we mistake the shocking for being smart or intellectual. I think that crosses ideological lines as well. It’s no wonder Orwell said ‘In times of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act”. Orwell was a self proclaimed socialist too btw. IMHO if Orwell had lived longer I think he would of changed on that score.

    Margaret Sanger was another crank without manners or morals. Margaret Sanger let one of her children die due to neglect…yes she admitted it. She then went on to abandon all of her children and husband to move to England where she became the lover to the other degenerate you mentioned known as H.G. Wells…until he got sick of her and tossed her out. I have read that she had a drug habit but I have never gotten any confirmation on that. I also have read she was nuttier than a fruit cake…never got any confirmation on that either. Funny how self medicating and mental illness go together so if those rumors are true it doesn’t surprise me.

    I dare Americans to question everything. Dig deep because what you have been told that is smart and lauded as great really isn’t. It was just shocking. You see that currently. Look at the shocking things Obama’s czars have written and been lauded as ‘smart’. Like the story of the kid pointing to the Emperor with no clothes. He dared to see and state the truth. Was he smart or just stating the obvious?

    My dear old grandfather once told me to go and get a ladder or climb the tree for the best fruit because that is where the sun is the brightest thus ripening the better fruit. America stop settling for the low hanging fruit!

    • tinlizzieowner

      You gals want some real fun? Do a history check on FDR’s wife Eleanor Roosevelt, her ‘girlfriends’, and their antics. 😉
      They make Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama look like an amateurs.
      Look up the name ‘Lorena Hickok’, for instance. 😉 😉

      • badbadlibs

        I took your advice. Icky! Good grief.

        • nibblesyble

          lol, icky is right!

        • tinlizzieowner

          Roosevelt never wanted to be pictured in his wheelchair. I can understand the reasoning in that. His ol lady never wanted to be pictured anywhere. There was a good reason for that too.
          😉 😉

          • NYGino

            Was Eleanor Roosevelt Janet Reno’s mother?

            • tinlizzieowner

              Eleanor Roosevelt makes Janet Reno look like a Catholic Nun.

      • Laurel

        Oh I have already done that and more. Alice Roosevelt was right about Eleanor.

        • tinlizzieowner

          She was quite a piece of work, behind the scenes.

          • Laurel

            She was an empty headed socialist and Bohemian lesbian.

            • tinlizzieowner

              With a ton of family money and the power of the office of the most powerful man in the country. Just like with Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama, she wore the pants (suits) in the family. 😉 😉

              • Laurel

                No I think FDR let her think she wore the pants so he could keep her occupied so he could fool around. She really went all out though after he died.

                • tinlizzieowner

                  In reality, FDR’s ‘team’ kept a tight leash on her antics and what got into the ‘press’. If the much more conservative America of the 30’s and 40’s knew who she really was, FDR would have had a much tougher time getting reelected 4 times.
                  She was directly responsible for the formation of the Tuskegee Airmen (which was a good thing). FDR being a typical Democrat of the time, didn’t want to have anything to do with ‘Ni**ers’ flying airplanes. 😉 😉

                • Laurel

                  True. People tend to forget that FDR got re-elected due to the war (my great grandparents hated him) but lost the majority in House and Senate. He also threatened the SCOTUS numerous times and I think Obama took a leaf out of the playbook.

  • Oh wow myBear. That was awesome. You out did yourself.
    Might I add another “them” John “I served in Vietnam” Ketchup boy Kerry?
    This same traitor who spoke of American soldiers committing horrible atrocities during a time of war before Congress, again, during a time of war, and questioning where the “leaders” were, questioning why men were being left behind, why returning veterans were being ignored…. fast forward to now, where veterans are being ignored by him and others, where he describes those who were left behind to die alone in Benghazi, while our administration watched, because “we have more important things to work on”, where he’s willing to go to war in a nation which has NOTHING to do with the US, and is not even a civil war, because jihadist terrorists are pouring in from all over the world to back other terrorists, whom Ketchup boy is all for arming. Need I remind the traitor that they’re arming the same ba$tards who are killing our troops in Afghanistan now, and who killed our troops in Iraq?

    And how about Hanoi Jane while we’re at it. Where is she on Syria? Hmmm.

    What about John McCain… oh, but he’s a republican. He’s supposed to be one of “us”. Well heck, so is Boehner, Graham and a bunch of others.
    Tea Party, Constitutional Freedom Party and others are sick of those who claimed to be “us” when they ran for election, and still were considered “us” when they were re elected.

    Time to clean out Washington of all of them along with the rest of “them”. Hypocrites.

    Sorry. Rant over. I liked yours better myBear, but I guess I had somethin’ to say too.

    • Laurel

      I can’t for the life of me understand why anyone joins the military anymore since all politicians do is use veteran benefits as a campaign issue then cut them. It gives true meaning to bait and switch.

      When Clinton went through and cut all of the bases and hospitals he made it damn near impossible for any veteran of any age to collect their benefits….ON PURPOSE!

      We should do to the politicians what they have done to the veterans.

      • Not only the veterans either but the troops. These a$$es purposely put crap in bills supposedly meant for much needed equipment and supplies for our active duty troops, knowing full well that some on”our” side won’t vote for the bill.. then “them” blame “us” for not supporting our troops.
        I agree Laurel. I think it’s time to shove all of them on the front lines in Syria, arm them with what little they give our soldiers, with the same crap ROEs and have at it. Then when they come back, if they do, all busted up, let them deal with the precursor to obamacare- the government run VA. See how well that goes over.

        Dang it I’m steamed.

    • warpmine

      Americans unfortunately have short memories which always benefits progressives like Kerry and his ilk otherwise he would be executed for his crimes against his/their country.

    • PVG

      Putin is even calling Kerry a liar. PUTIN! KGB speaks truth……????

      • badbadlibs

        Did you think you’d ever live to see the day? I sure didn’t.

    • nibblesyble

      We love your rants Duckie..keep em up!

      • lol. Thanks sis, but this was brotherBear’s rant. It just reminded me of a few of my own 😉

  • Laurel

    Oh and btw…what they consider ‘ancient’ standards I consider a ‘constant’ since human nature is also a constant and hasn’t changed since God made us.

  • sallyjohanna

    What a well thought out and well written commentary. Bravo. I too believe that the Constitution is a living breathing document. My entire family has benefited from and lived the American dream. I have lived it, my husband as lived it… I want to pass it to my sons and my grandsons…in its pure form and glory. I have also witnessed and known the destructive policies of America embracing Socialism..Progressives Socialist are destroying our Constitution with every stroke of their pens and diatribes designed to deceive the citizens of this EXCEPTIONAL nation!

  • nibblesyble

    Yay Scoop, thanks for giving our Rs a forum…more please!

  • Well said, dude.

    I place the nexus of the drastic rise in the polarity between US and THEM right around the Roe v. Wade ruling. Ever since that day, the Dem party has made protection of Roe v. Wade the thing that reels in the youth vote and slightly more than half of the women. Prior to that year, votes were more of a labor/management and rich/poor thing, with people getting along pretty well otherwise.

    After that ruling, the Dems started painting Republicans as closeted Ayatollahs who were waiting to turn women into enslaved baby machines. A massive irony, given how much they ended up supporting regimes that enslave and mutilate women, and rally around sexual predators and rapists—as long as they have a (D) after their name.

    The next thing that wound it up was the Bush v. Gore election result of 2000. After that year, your average Dem went from “not supporting those primitive, Ayatollah-like Republicans” to “Republicans eat their young, want to kill black children, and hate women almost as much as they hate it when someone helps the poor!”

    That’s where we are today. US is the people who just want to be left alone to be regular folk who don’t bother anyone. THEM are all of the irrational, alllied-with-evil, bringers of misery. It’s time to elbow THEM aside and Restore this nation.

    Somehow reading R’s spreading ripples of wisdom inspired a few
    philosophical lines. And then I forgot where I was. So I finished it,
    redneck-style. It’s a new form of Haiku. Let’s call it Haikūk. Sorry, R.

    like ripples from rain
    spreads the germ of thoughts like these
    time to clean my gun

    • from afar the hills
      seem as though an easy climb
      where are my car keys?

      • PVG

        K-Bob, thanks for the icing on the cake this AM.

      • badbadlibs

        What PVG said! Truly. Spot on analysis!

    • dreaming of the day
      when we are free of tyrants
      mower needs more oil

  • proudhispanicconservative

    Thank you Rshill7 excellent article. Thank you scoop for giving him the chance, it just goes to show you how much talent there is in this little conservative cabin of ours.


    RsHill7, Bravo, reading your writing gives the impression of the writer behind the page. Laughing with a touch of anger, “the quit zingers” that give analytical emphasis about the Democrat party always being on the wrong side of history and the wrong side of anything good.

  • tinlizzieowner

    What you have related above, is exactly why we have (government run) public schools. We have to keep the children stupid and uninformed, otherwise they might actually find out the real history of this country. If they do, all hell is going to break loose.

  • tinlizzieowner

    Out of the mouth’s of Lenin’s ‘Useful Idiots’.
    “From each according to his ability, to each according to his need”.
    Karl Marx.
    “Share the wealth”.
    Barack Obama.

    • badbadlibs

      He wants everyone else to share their wealth, his…not so much. Democrats are nothing more then two bit thieves who get away with picking other people’s pockets.

      • tinlizzieowner

        They never seem to have a problem our tax money but they do have a problem paying their own taxes. 😉 😉
        Former Treas, Sec. ‘Turbo Tax Timmy’ (D), Charlie Rangel (D), and ‘Hanoi John’ Kerry (D), come to mind, among many others.

  • warpmine

    “Shaw also thought that non-productive people should be “humanely” euthanized.”

    That would demand that at least 1/2 “them” their party followers be euthanized or put down. Anyone want to argue this point? Should we demand “they” carry out their pogrom?

    If they got their way and followed through with their plans, none of them would ever come to power in this country. Of course, if they did via election, the useful idiots would immediately be placed upon the fat to be shed and put down. Tyranny is and will be the final result as their majority would quickly be turned into a minority.

    Nice post, quick and to the point. How many can we entice to read it?

    Another thing to consider of us vs them. This country was built up over the first six decades and everything they put into place was placed to reverse all of it until finally we have a country teetering on destruction. Freedom(personal responsibility and Liberty” vs slavery “live as they demand you do.” Is it any simpler than that?

  • freeperjim

    Leftism, by any brand name, always fails economically, morally & culturally.

    Einstein: Doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results is insanely stupid.

    Conclusion: Leftists are insanely stupid….or just evil. Or both.

    h/t Common Sense Reality 101

    • CalCoolidge

      But then, Einstein was socialist.

      • freeperjim

        Actually Einstein believed in God unlike godless socialists

  • freeperjim

    btw, “Watergate” was a John Dean operation to retrieve the Dem’s “little black book” of call girls that included his soon-to-be wife.

    Nixon simply was engaged in the cover-up to protect his lieutenants – tidlywinks compared to the marxist overthrow obamatollah & his sycophants are currently engaged..

    • Dukehoopsfan

      Little known facts. Thanks for sharing.

  • 12grace

    The real fight is between good and evil. I think evil is winning right now.

    • badbadlibs

      It sure is, 12grace. But, when the tables get turned, LOOK OUT! Jesus isn’t coming back as a Lamb this time, He’s coming back as a LION!

    • StrangernFiction

      Evil is winning big.

      • But the game is far from over and I’ve read the Good Book… Spoiler: We win in the end!

  • CalCoolidge

    “Old news reals”? Isn’t that newsreels?

    • Rshill7

      Yep 🙂

      • Dukehoopsfan

        Nice, todAys news is seldom real.

    • RighteousCrow_JustCaws

      Isn’t that called “literary license”?

  • Patriot077

    I always enjoy your comments, rs, but this thought provoking analysis was epic! Very well done.

  • Philo Beddoe

    We’re old enough to remember “us and them’. This is why obama is having fits trying to overthrow the country. He has to set the stage to get rid of “us” so “them” can take over.
    For instance McCain has become them. McCain rips on Putin in a article he writes which is posted in the Russian newspaper Pravda.

    Here we have Sen. McCain the lousy pilot Maverick, supporter of
    al Qaida rebels who slaughter Christians, behead and eat body organs of
    their enemy who are also attempting to overthrow the Syrian govt and
    want to destroy America, commenting on Putin, who supports a dictator
    who tortures the population to keep societal order.

    Maybe I’m the crazy one.

    • nibblesyble

      If you are crazy then we are all crazy Philo, nah we are of the righteous!

  • Great article Rshill7 !! Thanks to Scoop for posting it, and now we want MORE! 🙂

    • badbadlibs

      I “second” that more part!
      Good to see you, Wolfie. 🙂

      • Nice to see you here too! Got used to the “new” new Disqus yet? 😉

        • badbadlibs

          Trying to go with the flow….which seems to change on a semi regular basis! As long as I can continue to meet up with friends like you, I’ll get use to just about anything! 🙂

  • NYGino

    Us and them
    And after all we’re only ordinary men
    Me and you
    God only knows it’s not what we would choose to do
    ‘Forward’ he cried from the rear
    And the front rank died
    And the General sat and the lines on the map
    Moved from side to side
    Black and blue
    And who knows which is which and who is who
    Up and down
    But in the end it’s only round and round
    Haven’t you heard it’s a battle of words
    The poster bearer cried
    Listen son said the man with the gun
    There’s room for you inside………………..Pink Floyd “Us and Them”

    The battle of us and them has been going on since the dawn of man. It is the human condition, a struggle with the baser elements of humanity. Along with the ability to reason and the gift of free will comes the trap of using these blessings in ways detrimental to our fellow man.

    Obama and liberals are not new, they’ve been here before in many guises. The quest for power over others being the constant. Unfortunately those looking to control others fail to see that the real battle should be within an individual, the battle to rise above inherent human weaknesses and bring ourselves up to as high a level of excellence as we can.

    We all speak of ‘projection’, seeing in others the faults that we have and those seeking power fail to see those faults in themselves. If they realized that and turned there efforts inward we would all benefit and rise above our condition.

    • That was awesome too NY. And not just because you quoted Pink Floyd…

    • nibblesyble

      Awesome stuff!!!

  • FreeManWalking

    Well Said Rshill7!

  • Rshill7

    Wow, what a breakfast surprise that was! I had no idea Mr. Scoop was going to post that. I don’t think I could write it again either. It just flowed, as if someone else were writing it. As I recall, my face got wet while writing it too. Did it with an actual pen while alone at my fishing cabin. Lots of different emotions in that piece.

    The comments here have most assuredly warmed the heart of this bear. You folks are cherished.

    I have but one more thing to add:

    “C’mere a minute!”


    • Sorry it took me so long but I do like the element of surprise 🙂

      • Rshill7

        Thanks friend !

    • toongoon

      What’s a pen?

      Good article dude. It’s good to know that your thoughts stay with the battle even when you’re out in the woods.

    • poljunkie

      You rock Rs!!!

      Thank you.

  • NYGino

    Anthology worthy to say the least Rs, great piece, great thinking for such a “stupid” person.

  • John Q. Jones

    Rshill7, positively heartfelt. As I read your piece, it was as if I could sense remnants of the emotion you’ve obviously placed in the writing above. Perhaps it was that “Other” person you alluded to writing it through you, I don’t know. What I do know is I was thoroughly engrossed in your writing and …well…F*cken BRAVO, man!!

  • PVG

    Looks like you need to spend more time in that cabin, my friend……I pray you have heat! Well done!

  • Conservative_Hippie

    Bravo Rshill! We are truly Political and Spiritual Brothers! BTW, this paragraph was inspired!,..

    In the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, we see the verbal reciprocal of the old adage, “a picture is worth a thousand words”. We realize that a few words can be worth a thousand pictures, indeed, tens of millions of pictures, embodied in human lives. In dreams fulfilled. In aspirations achieved.

    Well done!

  • Conservative_Hippie

    Rshill, just thinking off the the top of me head here, but you display a profound difference between Liberals and Conservatives. Have you ever read a Liberal piece that had humor, wit, and jocularity interspersed with facts and truth?

    No, me either. That’s the difference.

    I’ve also rarely seen Liberals smile or laugh. They are a bunch of gloomy gusses!

    Which one would you rather invite to a party?

    BTW, Rshill do you do parties, lol! 😉

    • Rshill7

      “They” have every bit the soft, cuddly, emotional texture, as coarse grained sandpaper, and walking spittoons.

      You see, they crawled out from primordial slime, they go through life applauding perversion and subjugation, and when they die, they’re simply dead.

      You and I though, were created by God, in His own image. We understand that this Earthly life is but a camp out, and when our lively tents are finally folded, we reside forever, in Heavenly splendor, unspeakable joy, and an eternal party that never grows old.

      Oh yes, I do parties. I’ll see you there.

      • Conservative_Hippie


      • 57thunderbird

        Prefect my friend.

    • John Q. Jones

      He said jocularity… ehehehehehehehe

  • badbadlibs

    Silly illustration to follow in order to explain how excited I was to see an entire piece written by you…I turned DOWN the TV to read it! Now, I live out in the woods, where if silence were truly golden I’d be giving Bill Gates a run for his money! I NEVER turn down the sound in this house…spooky and lonely. BUT, to read something you wrote, down it went.
    I wasn’t disappointed. Really well written piece. You sir, don’t have to keep your day job. Your love for America and the principles she was founded upon came shining thru. Thanks for a good morning read, to say the least. 🙂

    • toongoon

      Very nice badbad. Well said.

      • badbadlibs

        Thanks a bunch, toongoon! 🙂

  • sDee

    Awesome. A fine essay.

  • sjmom

    I congratulate you Rs for a well written piece. How true is all you have said and if I may would only add one more thing. The biggest difference I have noticed between “us” and “them” is where we stand spiritually. We believe in the culture of life, both here and now and forevermore while they promote death and sin of every kind. No need to list here for we all know where “us” and “them” stand on the issues.
    In Deut.30: 19 it is written: “I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live.” In other words choose either God’s Word, will and ways or Satan’s. So, if you really think about it who is smart and who is stupid because eternity is a very very very long time?

    Kudos Rs!

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  • Barney Sielen

    Well done, well written and historically correct (although ‘they’ believe facts cease to exist if we simply ignore them)……very, very well done!

  • lawngren

    “We believe our Constitution sacred, those unalienable rights carved in
    unalterable stone, save that which is spelled out in the amendment
    process described therein.”

    That’s it in a nutshell. Well said and amen!

  • DawgfaninFL

    Rs, second time today I’m left speechless (you would be my hubby’s hero for that) LOL! All kidding aside, excellent piece!

    Keep’em coming, brother!

  • las1

    Rshill… great thoughts. You need to get out to your fishing hut more often my good friend. Thanks to Scoop, as well, for letting you out of said hut to grace the pages here.

    I’ve also noticed that this “us” and “them” theme has increasingly been cropping up lately in my experience as well.

    For example… last weekend an old friend and his school teacher wife came to dinner. They were both proud of their “progressive” young daughter who majored in “gender studies” at Queens in Kingston (a hotbed of rad-fem idiocy). Unbelievably, the mother related how she and her daughter were just so positive about the spate of “slut-walks” recently popping up in cities here. I also got an emotion charged lecture about men thinking they can just rape women or something. For the most part I grit my teeth and kept my peace.

    Then there was the usual comment about homophobic flyover-country… another “or something” on this one as well… an experience she had somewhere on a vacation in Iowa. I politely enlightened the mom about New Mexico’s discriminatory pro-gay anti-Christian hiring policy and told her that the real bigotry was from the progressive side. But for the most part I grit my teeth and kept my peace.

    Then she proceeded to laud the recent film “The Butler” by Hollywood hypocrite race baiter director Lee Daniels (pimping off Oprah Winfrey’s race baiting hypocrisy as well) which proceeded to lie about a real life Butler in the White House and to slander Ronald Reagan as a racist to boot. My dinner guest thought the movie was just so great! “So enlightening about racism in America” she said. I told my dinner guest that although I had not seen the movie, I read Michael Reagan’s (son of Ronald Reagan) scathing rebuke of Lee Daniels’ hatchet job on the truth about the very central character in his movie, and about Ronald Reagan in particular. I told her such calumny was typical of the bigotry and hatred of the Hollywood liberals who always manufacture their own facts. But for the most part, I tried to smile, grit my teeth and held my peace.

    I’m sick of naive liberals in all forms and when I can keep my blood pressure down, especially with a house guest, I’ll read them whatever polite lesson I have at hand… just like I did my dinner guest. It’s hard to hold my peace however… and I just don’t know if my teeth can hold out that long either.

    Michael Reagan’s article here. http://www.newsmax.com/Reagan/Butler-Reagan-Oprah-Allen/2013/08/22/id/521814

    In an aside, you just know that if Daniels uses Jane Fonda as a Hollywood film prop to portray Nancy Reagan… then you know exactly what kind of muddy steel toed boots are packed inside the dainty shoe box.

  • las1

    Oh and a P.S. there Rshill… that picture that Scoop posted on TRS homepage of you for your essay… My! You really are a “bear”! Quite the head and mane of hair. That IS you isn’t it?

    : )

    Again great writing… I read it twice… now on thrice.

    • NYGino

      In all fairness las1, Rs confided in me that picture was one of his son’s. Rs thought a real picture of him would make him appear somewhat over the hill or something.

      • Rshill7

        C’mere a minute!

    • Rshill7

      Naaah, Rs is slim, closely cropped beard, closely cropped head, and youthful too 🙂

      Thanks brother.

      The guy in the picture really let himself go didn’t he? He should’ve let some of that destructive ideology go too. Tens of millions of dead folks because of him and Darwin 🙁

      • las1

        Phew! That’s a relief. But I just want to make sure… get your wife on the phone. I have some questions.

        Like Reagan said… trust but verify.

        : )

  • 57thunderbird

    Wow!Rshill writing for RS!Outstanding!Great essay R.We believe the Constitution is static,unchanging,and permanent.That pretty much sums it up for me.

  • Malkiel_kol_hakavod_la_el

    Well done Rshill…