Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support
Sunday Football Thread | Main | Mort Zuckerman: Hey, This Obama Is Kind Of a SCOAMF, Isn't He?
October 16, 2011

Perspective

It's a healthy, if sometimes (ok oftentimes) an unpleasant thing.

Consider the difference between your average life-coddled "occupy" whatever ninny, with his or her apparent dental care, privileges of upbringing, friggin clothes and iPhones (THANKS MOM!), and education, and the American Soldier.

Kurt Schlichter already did this for us.

But the troops would not complain to the cameras even if there were any left in the war zones documenting their struggles. They aren't whiners. They may be the same general age as the Occupy Wall Street gang, but they occupy a very different, less frivolous world.


On a windy mountaintop in Kunar province, a tired 22-year-old infantryman on patrol rests and shares a swig of warm water with his buddy. In Manhattan, a 22-year-old from Scarsdale shares a bong-load of killer weed with a guy sporting dreadlocks and a Che T-shirt he got at Hot Topic.

It's kind of difficult for me to give a rat's ass about these incoherent ninnies who are occupying whatever, and down-twinkling, except to note that they are being pushed at us through the media, and the left, in order to advance the leftist agenda. So a little perspective doesn't hurt. Military service isn't for everyone. But working and supporting yourself, and your family if you have one, that kinda is for everyone. It's how life works.

Schlichter is a funny, caustic conservative. Also a lawyer. Also an officer in the United States Army. His favorite caliber is .45 (well hell, who doesn't love .45?)

via MissConservagal, who also asked me to remind you that Obama believes Martin Luther King Jr. would have backed the Occupy Wall Street movement.

I don't presume to know what King would or would not have supported, but Obama is taking care of all the presuming that needs to be presumed anyhow.

And another thing: John Adams put us some f'n knowledge, when he said,

"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.

And idiotic sign-making.


digg this
posted by Dave In Texas at 02:31 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Bill D. Cat: "Strange things are afoot at the HQ . ..."

Donna and V.: "Since when have leftists been unwilling to sacrifi ..."

Misanthropic Humanitarian : "69 40 Ham is racist. Posted by: wooga at Sept ..."

doug ( who could show you some amazing Poloroids ): "abuse is usually local / familiar.  Most peop ..."

wheatie: "65 [i]Looks like our choices will be communism or ..."

ThunderB: "When you hear council worker think social worker a ..."

garrett: "[I]Around $500 million and it's been estimated tha ..."

Mr. Terrific: "majority of convicted abusers in Britain are white ..."

Zhytamyr : "24 Justice would be a row of gibbets. With a r ..."

Truck Monkey, as Voiced by Brian Dennehy: "I am proudly islamophobic..... maybe that's not th ..."

Christopher Taylor: "The police destroyed evidence, and council workers ..."

doug ( who could show you some amazing Poloroids ): "not indicting the English; the NYT commenters do t ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64