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Fight Fire With Fire
Front Page Magazine, by David Horowitz

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 9/2/2013 5:42:33 AM

Below is the transcript of a speech David Horowitz recently delivered at the Americans for Prosperity Defending the American Dream Summit in Orlando, Florida. I’m pleased to be here. I want to thank Tim Phillips for inviting me to this gathering, and the Koch brothers for organizing it. Most of you probably know that I grew up in a Communist family and had a misspent youth as a Marxist leader of the New Left in the 1960s. In later years, when I reflected on the damage our “revolution” had inflicted on our country, I would ask myself “Where was the ruling

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: planetgeo, 9/2/2013 6:15:22 AM     (No. 9501807)

This is a Must Read. Horowitz presents a brilliant summation and strategy to counter the Democrats´ false portrayal of themselves as defenders of the poor and of minorities. His background as a former Marxist and activist gives him great insights into their motives, slogans, and strategies.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: gaeditor, 9/2/2013 6:47:48 AM     (No. 9501836)

I agree with you #1. Must read.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 9/2/2013 6:54:06 AM     (No. 9501839)

I hope every Republican politician and every Republican office holder will read this article. Future campaigns should be modelled on it.

Even if they do, victory cannot be achieved unless Republican voters stop fighting each other like tigers. There is too much my way or the highway, too much insistence on standing on principle (in our minds) too much insistence that any candidate must meet our particular standards and any candidate who differs in any way must be destroyed. We do as much damage as our opponents. And, once having displeased us we have no tolerance for any office holder forever after and continually call for his head. Even columnists who write an article we disagree with are assigned to outer darkness forever after. We don´t have our eyes on the prize.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Judy W., 9/2/2013 7:20:55 AM     (No. 9501880)

Yes, Must Read. I was about to post it, hoping it would be a Must Read.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: EnsignO, 9/2/2013 7:53:23 AM     (No. 9501946)

#1 is right - this should be a Must Read! Horowitz is not afraid to state the obvious, unlike some on our side who still try to disguise their dismay with Obama in "gentlemanly" words. David is right "Fight fire with fire".

Thank you, David, for stating this observation, and yes I am emphasizing by bolding part of the quote: Obama is arguably the most brazen and compulsive liar ever to occupy the White House. He is an absentee executive... missing in crisis after crisis. While Egypt and Syria burns, he golfs.... Meanwhile, he and his wife carry on like French royalty, lavishing tens of millions of taxpayer funds on their family and dog while tens of millions of Americans suffer historic levels of deprivation because of the policies Obama put in place.

My suggestion - Americans need to take a look at the French Revolution through the music of Les Miserables. I find great inspiration in the thrilling song "Do You Hear The People Sing". I think it would be appropriate to be sung at the next Republican convention.
Do you hear the people sing?
Singing the song of angry men?
It is the music of the people
Who will not be slaves again!
When the beating of your heart
Echoes the beating of the drums
There is a life about to start
When tomorrow comes!

Will you join in our crusade?
Who will be strong and stand with me?
Beyond the barricade
Is there a world you long to see?

Then join in the fight
That will give you the right to be free!







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Reply 6 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 9/2/2013 8:03:32 AM     (No. 9501959)

This nails it. You can´t win elections reasoning with lo-fo voters. You can win with emotion.

Must Read. Maybe for several days.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jinx, 9/2/2013 8:10:52 AM     (No. 9501964)

I might add that the Republicans put up weak candidates who could not stand up to the Obama machine. Not even Hillary the Hun could. I thought McCain was campaigning FOR Obama he defended him so much. Sarah was the stronger candidate and could have beat him by herself. Romney did not defend himself well. He never hit him with any truths about Benghazi, etc. Even Paul Ryan let Biden get away with playing the fool. We can´t afford not to put up smart, articulate, fearless men or women.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Bohallx, 9/2/2013 9:41:22 AM     (No. 9502082)

Horowitz always makes great points in any speech. On the other hand he´s not knowledgeable in everything all the time!

Even he can fall for the current slogans ~ one caught my attention, and before getting into it, I´d like to recall for a moment that his big question is why we don´t, or can´t, or are unwilling to FLIP the issues on the Democrats

Horowitz said: "The city currently owes $14 billion in long-term debt, primarily driven by unfunded government union pension and retirement healthcare obligations."

That´s a slogan ~ the ´primarily driven by´ part, not the $14 billion in debt ~ which is a fact. But Detroit´s current financial problem is, in part, it´scurrent debt, and it´s current expenses, not past retirement obligations!.

Every year Detroit makes a payment to an independently incorporated retirement fund which will in the future PAY FOR all recently incurred retirement obligations!

It is a pay as you go retirement system. There are NO unfunded liabilities in that retirement fund ~ it´s funded to the top and then invested in what had been blue-chip securities ~ MUNICIPAL BONDS!

The city of Detroit has overspent. They have too many employees and they promise too much in retirement funding. They simply can´t pay the current accounts. The retirees, though, are going to keep at least 80% of everything they had coming, but the retirement fund will be taking a haircut for having purchased Detroit BONDS.

It was a mistake to buy Detroit bonds!

We Conservatives should be demanding that the Retirement Fund trustees be prosecuted for fiscal mismanagement (including fraud). Some of the board members are/were public officials. They need some jail time!


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