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Seeing No Evil
National Review Online, by Dennis Prager

Original Article

Posted By:supersid, 11/27/2012 11:53:43 AM

If you want to understand why President Obama was reelected despite a largely unsuccessful presidency and almost unprecedentedly high and continuous unemployment, just look at the Cuban-American vote. (Snip) Democratic presidential nominees went from 25 percent of the Cuban-American vote in 2000, to 29 percent in 2004, to 35 percent in 2008, to 48 percent in 2012. We obviously have a dramatic trend here. Now, why would that be? There are two reasons: No experience of evil, and American education. The first generation of Cuban-Americans had escaped Communist evil.

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Prager notes that those who have experienced evil tend to be conservative, whereas naivete underpins leftism. American education teaches that America´s past is ugly.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jalo1951, 11/27/2012 12:04:09 PM     (No. 9036050)

I am still having trouble coming to terms with the fact that over half of the voting public is just butt ugly stupid.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/27/2012 12:15:18 PM     (No. 9036069)

They cannot distinguish between real good and real evil. In the eyes of many, anyone who advocates standards, responsibility, and opposition to pathological behaviors is ´evil´. Anyone who embraces what makes them feel good is celebrated. It will end in disaster.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/27/2012 12:23:09 PM     (No. 9036079)

Obama´s supporters claim that "he did the best he could" and to them that was enough to justify them re-electing him over some rich white guy!


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Reply 4 - Posted by: MattMusson, 11/27/2012 12:26:45 PM     (No. 9036083)

American Blacks feel the same way about Obama that German Nazis felt about Adolf Hitler.

I am not saying Obama is Hitler. I am saying that the same racial mass hysteria is at play.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 11/27/2012 12:28:21 PM     (No. 9036086)

FTA: "Members of the second Cuban-American generation have been far more influenced by their schools and by television shows than by their parents. And the same holds true for second- and third- and fourth- and fifth-generation Americans of every background."

That is the crux of the matter. Not only is leftist indoctrination taught in public schools the antithesis of truth and freedom, its focus on "self-esteem" assures that the end product is young people who consider themselves smarter and wiser than parents, or anyone, who would try to teach them anything different from their leftist indoctrination.

An example is the pro-Obama campaign ad "Children of the Future".

Lyrics sung by children:

Imagine an America
Where strip mines are fun and free
Where gays can be fixed
And sick people just die
And oil fills the sea

We don’t have to pay for freeways!
Our schools are good enough
Give us endless wars
On foreign shores
And lots of Chinese stuff

We’re the children of the future
American through and through
But something happened to our country
And we’re kinda blaming you

We haven’t killed all the polar bears
But it’s not for lack of trying
Big Bird is sacked
The Earth is cracked
And the atmosphere is frying

Congress went home early
They did their best we know
You can’t cut spending
With elections pending
Unless it’s welfare dough

We’re the children of the future
American through and through
But something happened to our country
And we’re kinda blaming you

Find a park that is still open
And take a breath of poison air
They foreclosed your place
To build a weapon in space
But you can write off your au pair

It’s a little awkward to tell you
But you left us holding the bag
When we look around
The place is all dumbed down
And the long term’s kind of a drag

We’re the children of the future
American through and through
But something happened to our country
And yeah, we’re blaming you

You did your best
You failed the test

Mom and Dad
We’re blaming you!


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Quaestio, 11/27/2012 1:17:32 PM     (No. 9036205)

After the election there were people writing about how we can´t blame the media. Wrong. Those on the right have yet to realize how much influence the left has through the media and education. Until you address that, there is no hope.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: No Arm, 11/27/2012 1:51:41 PM     (No. 9036254)

- Religous upbringing
- home or private school
- Shun all cable and network news outlets
- Reject and protect kids from cult worship of celebrities (especually politicians)

- inspire individualism and reward courage, strength and character to challenge the New Establishment

-Make sure children learn a skill that makes them valuable to community.

All of this for the chlidren and their futures

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/27/2012 2:39:39 PM     (No. 9036339)

Of course, they all went to American "Public" Schools!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: virbots, 11/27/2012 3:02:22 PM     (No. 9036377)

Everybody has an opinion as to why Romney lost; so I´ll offer mine: economy isn´t as bad as he (and every other pundit/politician on our side) said it was.

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