NYT Opinion Page Goes Full Maoist

 

Here are the latest orders to the peasants.

The link is here. John Batchelor has weekly segments with Michael Vlahos about the new American Civil War. We may be getting there sooner than I could ever have imagined. This could be considered an acceleration of Obama’s, “Get in their face.” I for one would find it delightful if my liberal relatives would stop communicating with me.

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  1. Dotorimuk Coolidge
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    Everyone loves being lectured to.

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  2. DrewInWisconsin Doesn't Care Member
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    To tell him he doesn’t have to respond, “. . . you rob me of the last shred of agency I have . . .”?

    This person is either the weakest snowflake or the most insidiously emotionally-manipulative person since Eve met the serpent.

    (I know there are many like him, . . . but that just means there’s a brood of vipers out there.)

    Apparently telling me what I must do doesn’t rob me of agency at all?

    Anyway, this guy is trying to manipulate white people into cutting off any relative who doesn’t contribute to his cause?

    This must be soundly rejected.

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  3. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… Member
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    This is outrageous, but it is not Maoism.  It is Black Supremacism.

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  4. DrewInWisconsin Doesn't Care Member
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    “My book is coming out in a few months, and I don’t know if I’m going to be alive to see it, because I’m a black man.”

    Drama queen.

    I mean, I can appreciate his feeling burdened by all the white people expiating their white people guilt with sacrifice-free magic white people words. I’m feeling it, too. In fact, today I feel like quitting my job over it.

    When you tell me I can share my feelings with you, it is an act of forced intimacy and prods at the detachment I’ve purposefully built up over time. You force me to excavate deeply painful feelings I’ve buried for my sanity and to avoid offending you. Because I know offending you is dangerous.

    When you tell me I don’t have to respond, you rob me of the last shred of agency I have in this unwanted exchange by giving me permission to do what I already would have done.

    Dude! We’re exactly alike. I don’t want them burdening me or you. But go back to your opening statement: you’re burdening everyone with drama-queen crap like that. So what do you expect? You’re pissed off that they’re spewing their white guilt on you. But I have a feeling you’d be pissed off if they treated you like an equal. Because equality isn’t allowed anymore.

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  5. Jules PA Member
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    Because I’d send money to a politician because they’re black? C’mon man.

    I’ll send money to Candace Owens. And Condoleeza Rice, Ben Carson, Shelby Steele, and Walter Williams. Pretty sure that won’t satisfy BLM or Antifa.

    And unlike a Leftist, I don’t require my family to agree with me, kneel before me, or pay tribute to my causes to lay claim to our natural family ties. 

    And I’ll save the bail money for my bi-racial family members. No guarantees, but we’ve worked pretty hard to teach them to make choices that will keep them out of jail. It’s a good chance this bail fund is really a scholarship fund.

     

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  6. SkipSul Inactive
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    DrewInWisconsin Doesn't C… (View Comment):

    To tell him he doesn’t have to respond, “. . . you rob me of the last shred of agency I have . . .”?

    This person is either the weakest snowflake or the most insidiously emotionally-manipulative person since Eve met the serpent.

    (I know there are many like him, . . . but that just means there’s a brood of vipers out there.)

    Apparently telling me what I must do doesn’t rob me of agency at all?

    Anyway, this guy is trying to manipulate white people into cutting off any relative who doesn’t contribute to his cause?

    This must be soundly rejected.

    Oh I’ve seen the shrieking since this start that if you are silent, you are complicit.  Today a bunch of hospital doctors went outside of OSU hospital and took a knee for the requisite 9ish minutes.  Can you imagine being one of the docs saying “No, I’m not going out”?  You’d be hounded out of your job in minutes.

    This is totalitarianism, only instead of salutes and “Seig Heil”, it’s taking a knee and chanting the BLM mantra.

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  7. DrewInWisconsin Doesn't Care Member
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    SkipSul (View Comment):
    Can you imagine being one of the docs saying “No, I’m not going out”? You’d be hounded out of your job in minutes.

    That’s what frightens me the most.

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  8. Sisyphus (hears Xi laughing) Member
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    Contribute to black politicians because the only important factor in supporting a politician is the melanin. Yes, some become confused when confronted with rank corruption, gangster culture, or raw vitriol in a candidate, but these are superficial, transient characteristics. Melanin is forever!

    What about contributing money to people whose loved ones have been maimed or killed in the violence? Whose livelihoods or homes have been destroyed? Whose father, mother, sister, brother, son, or daughter have been murdered by rioters targeting our neighborhoods, our businesses, our police, our homes. Those are the people I concern myself with regardless of color, genitals, accent, or other superficial factors. The least important traits of any person.

    His name is Chad Sanders. He speaks for the Melanin. All bow to the Melanin.

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  9. Sisyphus (hears Xi laughing) Member
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):
    This is outrageous, but it is not Maoism. It is Black Supremacism.

    We know that Han Supremacism and Maoism can walk hand in hand, why not Maoism and Black Supremacism? 

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  10. Metalheaddoc Member
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    DrewInWisconsin Doesn't C… (View Comment):

    SkipSul (View Comment):
    Can you imagine being one of the docs saying “No, I’m not going out”? You’d be hounded out of your job in minutes.

    That’s what frightens me the most.

    Fortunately, I don’t work in hospitals anymore. But if such order came from my boss, I would say “Sure, give it to me in writing that this action is required”. If I came from a colleague, I would march my ass down to HR and claim harassment. I might lose, but I would drag my colleague’s ass through the wringer. Then sue for wrongful termination. Compelled speech is inherently coercive and violates my freedom. 

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  11. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… Member
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    Sisyphus (hears Xi laughing) (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):
    This is outrageous, but it is not Maoism. It is Black Supremacism.

    We know that Han Supremacism and Maoism can walk hand in hand, why not Maoism and Black Supremacism?

    The doctrines are fellow travelers, and fellow travelers with the Nazis too.  But not all bad things are the same bad thing.

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  12. RightAngles Member
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    Sisyphus (hears Xi laughing) (View Comment):

    We know that Han Supremacism and Maoism can walk hand in hand,

    This is a fact the lefties don’t seem to realize: China is one of the most racist countries on earth, run by the Han who routinely persecute and imprison (and harvest the organs of) anyone who isn’t Han, including and especially ethnic and religious minorities, not to mention the fact that their one-child policy has resulted in millions of girl babies being aborted or left out in the woods to die of exposure. How they can support this terrible country is a mystery to me, and it’s yet another of their many intellectual inconsistencies.

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  13. Maguffin Inactive
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    DrewInWisconsin Doesn't C… (View Comment):

    SkipSul (View Comment):
    Can you imagine being one of the docs saying “No, I’m not going out”? You’d be hounded out of your job in minutes.

    That’s what frightens me the most.

    Similar to the reason I’m the poster now known as Maguffin (until I tick someone off who knows who is who and they Tweeters).

    I love working for my boss, and I think the rest of the management structure are good people, but there is no way they would stand in the way of the type of hurricane that seems to hit over things like this.

    I’m a coward, but I need to be employed.

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  14. DonG (skeptic) Coolidge
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    Donating to pro-life groups seems appropriate.

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  15. thelonious Member
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    DrewInWisconsin Doesn't C… (View Comment):

    “My book is coming out in a few months, and I don’t know if I’m going to be alive to see it, because I’m a black man.”

    Drama queen.

     

    Hmmmm…….I wonder what his book is going to be about.  There might be profit in black grievance.

     

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  16. RushBabe49 Thatcher
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    They forgot a parenthetical on the first, “money” paragraph.  It should have been “black politicians running for (Democrat) office”.  Can’t have elected black Republicans.

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  17. Kozak Member
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  18. Jason Obermeyer Member
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    If you vote for Biden, things will go back to normal.

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  19. Ontheleftcoast Member
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    SkipSul (View Comment):
    Today a bunch of hospital doctors went outside of OSU hospital and took a knee for the requisite 9ish minutes.

    A bunch of doctors? How about the freaking FBI?

     

    I just heard Michael Vlahos assert that the significant development of the last 10 days has been the elites/Deep State—including, in the person of Mattis, senior military officers—fully and openly embracing the Church of Wokeness.

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  20. Stad Coolidge
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    I wouldn’t line my bird cage with the New York Times . . .

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  21. Instugator Thatcher
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    Stad (View Comment):

    I wouldn’t line my bird cage with the New York Times . . .

    Commies gonna commie.

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  22. Jon1979 Lincoln
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    Apparently the Times’ op-ed page editor has resigned, and the second in command has been sent to a re-education camp demoted back to the newsroom,  over the Tom Cotton kerfuffle.

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  23. Jules PA Member
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    Jon1979 (View Comment):

    Apparently the Times’ op-ed page editor has resigned, and the second in command has been sent to a re-education camp demoted back to the newsroom, over the Tom Cotton kerfuffle.

    Not in the same league, but Philly Inquirer editor is in the hot seat for an op-ed Buildings Matter. 

    It sounds like the paper will be full woke from now on. 

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  24. Jules PA Member
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    But again, let the leftists show their try colors. Ultimately, it will hurt them. 

    Or at least convince me I’m not insane, they are. 

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  25. DrewInWisconsin Doesn't Care Member
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    Kozak (View Comment):

    This is actually too mild.

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  26. Sisyphus (hears Xi laughing) Member
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    DrewInWisconsin Doesn't C… (View Comment):

    Kozak (View Comment):

    This is actually too mild.

    This one?

    https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/batmanvsuperman_crowdscene.jpg

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  27. Jon1979 Lincoln
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    Jules PA (View Comment):

    Jon1979 (View Comment):

    Apparently the Times’ op-ed page editor has resigned, and the second in command has been sent to a re-education camp demoted back to the newsroom, over the Tom Cotton kerfuffle.

    Not in the same league, but Philly Inquirer editor is in the hot seat for an op-ed Buildings Matter.

    It sounds like the paper will be full woke from now on.

    The natural outcome of allowing their reporters to opinionize in their stories starting aruond 1992, and their decision after near-bankruptcy in 2009 to target the paper to a small, but loyal core of angry upper-middle class progressives. It’s the same demo, only with higher incomes, that CNN and MSNBC are going after, and the problem is once you go down the path of spinning the news the way that group of readers want, you can only go back if you’re willing to suffer a significant amount of financial losses, in the period between when you abandon woke Social Justice Warriorism and when other people start realizing you’ve decided to become a newspaper again (and the Times apparently noted that it was getting subscription cancellations from the Cotton op-ed, because their subscribers don’t want to hear any opposing viewpoints. That’s what’s scaring the top people over on Eighth Avenue the most).

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  28. Stad Coolidge
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    Jules PA (View Comment):
    Buildings Matter

    I like it.

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  29. Randy Weivoda Moderator
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    It’s kind of surprising that this guy has any white friends, since he holds them in contempt.  Maybe it would be more accurate to describe them as “people who think we are friends.”

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  30. DrewInWisconsin Doesn't Care Member
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    Randy Weivoda (View Comment):

    It’s kind of surprising that this guy has any white friends, since he holds them in contempt. Maybe it would be more accurate to describe them as “people who think we are friends.”

    They probably consider themselves blessed to be held in contempt. They believe that’s what they deserve.

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