Originally posted 12/29/2011 on our original site Boudica BPI Weblog
Via Hudson Valley Patriots
How to be a good progressive social liberal: You have to believe the AIDS virus is spread by a lack of federal funding. You have to believe that the same teacher who can’t teach 4th graders how to read is somehow qualified to teach those same kids about sex. You have to believe that guns in the hands of law-abiding Americans are more of a threat, than U.S. nuclear weapons technology, in the hands of Chinese communists. You have to believe that there was no art before Federal funding. You have to believe that global temperatures are less affected by cyclical, documented changes in the earth’s climate, and more affected by yuppies driving SUVs. You have to believe that gender roles are artificial but being homosexual is natural. You have to be against capital punishment but support abortion on demand. You have to believe that businesses create oppression and governments create prosperity. You have to believe that hunters don’t care about nature, but loony activists who’ve never been outside of Seattle do. You have to believe that self-esteem is more important than actually doing something to earn it. You have to believe the military, not corrupt politicians, start wars. You have to believe the NRA is bad, because it supports certain parts of the Constitution, while the ACLU is good, because it supports certain parts of the Constitution. You have to believe that taxes are too low, but ATM fees are too high. You have to believe that Margaret Sanger and Gloria Steinmen are more important to American history than Thomas Jefferson, General Robert E. Lee or Thomas Edison. You have to believe that standardized tests are racist, but racial quotas and set-asides aren’t. You have to believe Michelle Obama is really a lady. You have to believe that the only reason socialism hasn’t worked anywhere it’s been tried, is because the right people haven’t been in charge. You have to believe conservatives telling the truth belong in jail, but a socialist and liar belongs in the White House. You have to believe that homosexual parades displaying drag, transvestites and bestiality should be constitutionally protected and manger scenes at Christmas should be illegal. You have to believe that illegal Democratic party funding by the Chinese is somehow in the best interest of the United States.