Sunday, June 16, 2019

A long rambling post where an old white guy warns about Trump's upcoming re-election in 2020 and blames the reader.

Trump is, unfortunately, going to win again....  the left is refusing to learn the lessons of the past.  Progress is a narrative told to school children after the fact that makes it seem inevitable... a straight line from the bad old days to the spiffy new present.  (Provocative statement to get you hooked... now lets not try to ramble too much)

The real world doesn't work that way.  If you want to change society, you have to do it one person at a time. You have to be willing to listen, consider, and then challenge others if you hope to make any lasting impression.

If you are just rude, and use tricks to override others, they'll do whatever's necessary to get you to go away, and avoid you in the future. If you're foolish, you might even believe you;ve changed things and made the world a better place.

The Politically Correct, Social Justice Warrior crowd may have started from a good place, but they have become that annoying adolescent, unwilling to listen and consider before trying to have a conversation. Their virtue signalling has become consistent enough that the rest of the population can hear them coming, and keep adult conversations away from them.

We elected a black president, which should have been a stunning indication that progress has been made... but a few things when horribly wrong.  He failed to deliver the medicare for all that he promised, and an end to so called "health insurance, which is, ironically the actual death panels the other side warned about".

Obama should have pushed civil rights hard, and cemented the gains of the past, emphasising how it makes us all stronger when we take care of everyone.

Black lives matters blew it when they failed to simply add the word "Too" to their slogan.

There's a high level game afoot, and leading with your heart, while admirable, is a bad strategy, and will lose the war (and the presidency, again)

Do you really want 4 more years of Cheeto Hitler?

Keep talking only to those you agree with, and that's what you'll get.  Keep letting the DNC push Corporate candidates instead of Bernie, and that's what you'll get.  Keep virtue signalling with likes, instead of actually writing down coherent thoughts, and that's what you;ll get.

I expect to be deplatformed soon enough... and I'll be left hanging out with my fellow computer nerds,never ever venturing into anything political ever again. 

Comments, criticisms, welcome,..

(you got to the end, did I ramble too much?)