Cultivated Antipathy

“We are extremely concerned to see a Department of Justice, not about justice,” Gohmert said at the press conference. “It’s about vengeance. It’s about intimidation and the tactics that we’ve been seeing from this DOJ and the disregard for rights coming out of investigations showing the FBI lied, intel lied. The DOJ lies. It ought to concern every single American.” —  Patricia Tolson via The Epoch Times, Rep. Gohmert: “Violations Of American Rights” Of Jan. 6 Prisoners “Mind Blowing” | ZeroHedge

“good hearts and sound minds are achievements, not birthrights … we are living in an age when civilization itself is under attack—or at least Western civilization, which has made the fruitful lives we lead today possible … We see everywhere the decline of manners; the ruin of families in political strife; triviality and freakishness in the arts; the evisceration of entertainment; the preachy ideologizing of sports; and of course the full-scale collapse of the news media over the last few years to the point where I, a former journalist, no longer trust the most straightforward headline perpetrated by the corporate media. It’s a sad spectacle, and the tide is rising.” —  Tracy Lee Simmons, How To Recognize Civilization When You See It

“John Adams exclaimed, “Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven that I ever took half the pains to preserve it.” —  Eric Utter, Assault on America – American Thinker

“We are living in a world where the degree of disinformation and outright lying has reached such a state of affairs that, possibly for the first time ever, we see the majority of the western world starting to question their own and surrounding level of sanity” —  Cynthia Chung via ‘Through A Glass Darkly’ Substack,, Gaslighting: The Psychology Of Shaping Another’s Reality | ZeroHedge

“The ideological takeover of my university has ruined academic life for anyone who still believes in freedom of thought.” —  Joseph Manson, Why I’m Giving Up Tenure at UCLA – by Joseph Manson

“Schwab makes the fundamental error that these new technologies act as independent drivers of the way people behave and think, rather than as accelerants that nonetheless have not changed ancient fixed and predictable human behavior. … there are plenty of linguistic reasons alone to be suspicious of the grandiose notion of a top-down, international, and fundamental transformation of the way the world is supposed to work…” —  Victor Davis Hanson, The Great Regression – The American Mind

“in discussing the Dobbs case, I prophesied, “and if your media sources resemble those I’ve seen, the moral angle will be played to the hilt with stories of exceptional cases being treated as the rule.” -How right I was” —  Clarice Feldman, Anatomy of a Really Vile Bit of Propaganda – American Thinker

“It’s so predictable — The professional anti-gun mob – i.e., liberal Democrats and the major media outlets – immediately spring into action and exploit the tragedy as much as they can.” — Michael Reagan, The Dishonesty of the Gun-control Mob

“From debunked incitement claim to refuted hearsay allegation about a Trump lunge for wheel of presidential vehicle, panel has provided high-visibility forum for fictions and fallacies.” —  Natalia Mittelstadt, 7 whoppers peddled by House Democrats’ Jan. 6 committee | Just The News

“The Left has a rather schizophrenic attitude toward protests and demonstrations … are protests and demonstrations good or bad? I think they are good–that is to say, consistent with our Constitution’s framework of ordered liberty–when they are peaceful (not “mostly peaceful”), when they are conducted in public places with proper permitting, and when they do not explicitly or implicitly threaten anyone. Citizens have a right to assemble peaceably, not to form themselves into mobs. They do not have a right to commit mayhem, to destroy property, or to threaten, menace, or unreasonably inconvenience others” —  John Hinderaker, Protests, Theirs and Ours | Power Line

“Holding the southern Ukrainian coast also makes it possible to implement the hunger plan … If the Russian blockade continues, tens of millions of tons of food will rot in silos, and tens of millions of people in Africa and Asia will starve. The horror of Putin’s hunger plan is so great that we have a hard time apprehending it” —   Richard Fernandez, Russia’s Hunger Weapon – PJ Media

“The lawsuit challenged “Isolation and Quarantine Procedures” Rule 2.13 (10 NYCRR 2.13), which allowed New York governor Kathy Hochul to use the state Department of Health to issue regulations allowing health officials to involuntarily quarantine and detain people diagnosed or suspected of being exposed to a communicable disease for indefinite periods of time, depriving them of freedom, due process, and property rights, all while avoiding legislative oversight.” —  Linda R. Killian, Resistance Building against Governors’ COVID Powers – American Thinker

“it is not just third world countries that are experiencing mass revolts against top-down green policies. Farmers in Holland, in open revolt against government plans to destroy their livelihoods by limiting nitrogen application for fertilizer, are tying up that country’s roads and cities. And the revolt is spreading to Germany, Italy, Spain, and Poland” —  Thomas Lifson, The revolt against green tyranny has toppled its first government, as farmers’ protests spread across Europe – American Thinker

“Founders Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson are often noted to have been at ideological odds with one another, but this Supreme Court in 1973 managed to make manifest both of their deepest fears about political power with its legendary power-grab … the limited role of the Court that Hamilton prescribes, and the primacy of the Tenth Amendment as Jefferson prescribes, are among the most important features of our free republic” —  William Sullivan, SCOTUS Has Not Exercised ‘Raw Political Power’ in Repealing Roe — It Has Surrendered It – American Thinker


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