I could not have said it better myself – “wisest asshats” indeed (Penn and Teller!). When liberal-leftists (read that Democrats) start to “fix things” you can expect one thing for sure – they’re not only not getting “fixed” but they will certainly be far worse for the effort. Plus, you will see added benefits such as taxes will increase, healthcare insurance will increase (and cover less), and security will decrease. Win, win, win? I think at this point we should all pray for the apocalypse or a zombie horde since it can’t get much worse!
Everything the left attempts to fix gets worse; poverty, public education, income inequality, objectivism of women, freedom of rights, illegal immigration, race relations, etc., etc,. Now they are focusing on “the middle class” so we know how that will work out for the middle class – if they even survive the progressive-leftist’s attention. Leftism boils down to the 180 degree rule. Any result or statement or theory of Leftism is diametrically opposite the truth.
Andrew Klavan and The Magic Box of Leftism… In which our host explores the art of illusion and the Vegas-style magical thinking of the progressive left.
I’m Andrew Klavan and this is the Revolting Truth.
Today, right before your very eyes, The Revolting Truth presents astounding feats of magic worthy of Penn and… the silent one… unless Penn is the silent one… then this would be worthy of Teller and the silent one… who would be Penn… What was I talking about?
Oh yeah! Astounding and amazing feats of sleight-of-hand, legerdemain and prestidigi… sleight-of-hand… as we present to you the astonishing, breath-taking, mind-boggling and insanely destructive… Magic Box of Leftism.
Yes, the Magic Box of Leftism brought to our shores from the mysterious reaches of the east where it made entire cultures, economies and innocent victims disappear like that… now it has been brought to our shores by our own wisest asshats in order to mesmerize you with its fantastic power to turn good intentions… into crap. Behold!
Now the word equality when it’s applied to human beings means… well, actually I don’t know what it means when it’s applied to human beings. But equality is good for slaves and dead men so it must be great for the rest of us as well.
Watch what happens when we put the meaningless word equality into the Magic Box of Leftism. Wo-ho! Under leftist president Barack Obama, income inequality has grown at a rate about four times greater than under President Bush. About 95% of income gains under the leftist Obama have gone to the top 1% of earners.
How does the magic box of leftism turn equality into inequality? Massive regulation that makes business too expensive for start ups and therefore favors big corporations, higher taxes on the wealthy so they hire fewer of the rest of us, which means wages stagnate and more in the middle class sink into poverty. Amazing! … Now watch this!
In the bad old conservative days, people took a moralistic attitude toward sex. Marriage locked couples into a miserable prison of mutual care and affection. A woman was called a “slut” just for being a “slut.” And if she got pregnant, she wasn’t even free to choose to inject poison into her child’s heart, suck out its brains and pull its dead body from her womb limb by limb. Was that fair?
So into the magic box of leftism went “Sexual Freedom.” And out came… depressed women… hysterical cries of rape… millions of dead babies… and restrictive laws like Yes Means Yes. In the magic box of leftism, sexual freedom becomes sexual repression. Absolutely astounding! One more.
Enough of those evil wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Pull out our troops… cut the military budget… and never say anything to insult  which has absolutely nothing to do with  terrorism. In fact,  is so irrelevant you can’t even tell what word I’m not saying. So let’s put peace into the magic box of leftism and… whoa! Oh! Gah! Oh my… Ech!
That’s, uh, mind-boggling. Uch!
All right, so I know what you’re all wondering. What’s inside the box? What is it that transforms the happy face programs of the left into their exact opposite? Today, the secret will at last be told. Exclusively here on the Revolting Truth, we open the Magic Box of Leftism to reveal…
And what’s most amazing of all… if you’re a leftist… it’s completely invisible.
I’m Andrew Klavan with the Revolting Truth.
And while we’re on the topic of the magic box of leftism, here’s Ben Shapiro with a touch of not-so-long-ago history, which was uncovered by the allied victory during the five years of World War II. The ugly specter of anti-Semitism is once again rearing its ungodly head through our very own government led by the rogue fraud “president” of Islamic Jihadist Muslim Brotherhood descent. For “German Fascism” simply insert “Islamic Jihadist Muslim Terrorism” which has vowed to wipe Judeo-Christians off the map…
In his book “365 Fascinating Facts About The Holy Land”, Clarence H. Wagner, Jr., writes this in fact number 262:
God will make Jerusalem the central focus of the world to judge the nations. The prophet Zechariah speaks boldly about God’s use of Jerusalem at the end of days. He says “I am going to make Jerusalem a cup that sends all the surrounding peoples reeling. Judah will be besieged as well as Jerusalem. On that day, when all the nations of the earth are gathered against her, I will make Jerusalem an immovable rock for all the nations. All who try to move it will injure themselves” (Zechariah 12:2-3) .. “On that day I will set out to destroy all the nations that attack Jerusalem” (Zechariah 12:9) … Interestingly, “in that day” which is a prophetic marker to indicate a future day, God says He will use Jerusalem as a standard by which to judge the nations of the world. Just as God has always used the land and the people of Israel to show the nations His glory, He is doing it again.
Individually, our relationship to God is based on our salvation experience and our return to the Lord. Nationally, however, God can test the pulse of a nation by its attitude towards what He is doing in the land of Israel and the city of Jerusalem. This is God’s litmus test: Do you understand My redemptive plan for the earth and support My will for Jerusalem to be restored to My people Israel in preparation for My soon arrival, or will you fight against it?
Sobering thoughts indeed from The Magic Box of Leftism…
Sources … Andrew Klavan, Ben Shapiro, Truth Revolt; and personal archives…