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14 October 2014

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Joe Koyote

"the lamestream which has always been the public apologist and mouthpiece of the Left." Once again you articulate the classic and totally wrong right wing myth about the media. As any person with more than a high school understanding of how corporate media works recognizes, the lame stream is the mouthpiece of corporate America and thus the right, not the left as you and yours so often falsely assert. The "left bias" myth allows the right to dismiss even the token coverage given center and left/center ideas and politics as skewed coverage. And yes, it is skewed. But not in the way you think it is. And I assume you are not including Fox News on your apologist list because to do so would be laughable at best.

George Rebane

JoeK 902am - That the majority of the mainstream is composed of the liberal lamestream is a readily verifiable tenet that goes beyond counting the number of self-declared leftwing journalists in the newsrooms, just look at the legion of literal state atrocities that are buried daily, stories that would have garnered days, if not weeks, of headlines and breathless reporting had they occurred on the other side of the aisle.
http://www.mrc.org/media-bias-101/journalists-admitting-liberal-bias-part-one

Nevertheless, your comment and observations are an important coda to the posted piece, if for nothing else than to present evidence of the counter belief that it is the Right that is really behind all the things that benefit the Left. But at the bottom of it we must all remember that "corporate America" - those big companies that need the government gun to survive - will always kiss the asses and ply the pockets of the dominant politicians in Washington and the state capitals.

stevenfrisch

"People of a shared ethnicity individuate tactically and aggregate strategically."

How nice to know that in many peoples minds the solution to a complex world is to draw together in communities of like minded, like looking, like thinking, like worshiping tribes of idividuating hunter gatherers, proving it is better to snuff the candle and reside in the comfort of darkness.

George Rebane

stevenfrisch 1034am - Twas ever thus. However, that has not stopped your central planners from trying to change yet another aspect of human nature in bringing about humanity's fundamental transformation.

Gregory

It's so nice to have a visit from a charter member of the Lickspittles from Clan Pelline.

stevenfrisch

Just taking a moment of repose to interact with the Nevada County circle of stupid intent on celebrating ethnic purity :)

Gregory

It isn't "ethnic purity" here, Stevie. The ethnic strife mentioned by George was decidedly Asian and in the Middle east. Recently, also in Missouri which is getting wound up to a frightening degree by the usual suspects who probably vote much as you do.

Here in California, if Cal admissions are any guide, we have primarily Asians and to a lesser extent Euros working to keep a hold on the middle class life. Socioeconomics, accent on the econ side.

George Rebane

Gregory 0100pm - Have never advertised that RR is an easy read of commentaries and comments. Thank you Gregory for again providing the training wheels where needed.

Russ Steele

JoeK@09:02AM

Modern journalism is all about deciding which facts the public shouldn't know because they might reflect badly on Democrats. The current mainstream journalist are nothing more than Democratic political hacks with a byline. In surveys, less than 10% of journalist are registered and vote Republican.

Todd Juvinall

I see the chubby white guy Steve Frisch is once again telling the world what a opened arms fellow he is regarding race and ethnicity. Yet, he will not tell us after repeated requests, the makeup of his employees. Hmmm. Could there be some racial hypocrisy up in the Truckee offices of SBC? Too funny.

George Rebane

ToddJ 538pm - There is no doubt in my mind that Mr Frisch as CEO of SBC has hired the very best people with the right balance of ideology and talents to staff his NGO. There is no reason to dun him for doing what any good conservative would do unless, of course, you expect him to follow the quota system that his ilk is prone to impose on others.

Gregory

That's easy, Todd. Twelve white babes, 7 white guys.

http://sbcouncil.org/who-we-are/people/staff

Todd Juvinall

And I bet he probably pays those babes 77% of the white guys wages. LOL! He is simply a pasty white liberal hypocrite just like his heros on the left. Too funny!

Account Deleted

C'mon guys, that looks like a typical bunch of Tahoe/Truckee types. And wait - there's diversity too! I'll bet they have lively discussions and disagreements over the best craft beer on the market.
We can really unwind the poor boy with articles like this - And yes, this fits with George's post.
http://takimag.com/article/a_new_caste_society_steve_sailer/print#axzz3G8qjY6vp
Facts are sooooo cruel.

George Rebane

ScottO 906pm - Excellent link, the piece is a definite fit with the posted piece. Thanks.

Al

Don't worry, there's always work for the willing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BCp8YCJ9N0

stevenfrisch

Hey, I am not the advocate, as George has been here several times, of like people finding some nirvana where they can all live together in conservatarian sameness and harmony.

From the first moment George mentioned it years ago I asked the question, "how does one ensure that', a question he is now asking as he contemplates the creation of a State of Jefferson and the need to protect it from 'collectivists' coming in and breaking up the circle.

The answer is really quite simple if you look at it realistically, the only way to keep the circle pure boys is to exclude others. In short, your 'constitutionalism' is actually anti-constitutionalism in drag; you cannot achieve your goals without denying the constitutional rights of others....and that is the key point.

Your idyllic society of the like minded is a backward looking, exclusionist, separatist, unrealistic, reactionary fantasy. Between your ideal and today..... modernity occurred.

Todd Juvinall

Steve Frisch, you are totally exposing yourself to your hypocrisy. You preach inclusion from your "white tower" and practice none. America is still trying to assimilate many peoples into becoming Americans but you and your ilk keep separating everyone with your laws, rules and attitudes that try and force people together while yelling "diversity" makes America great! I would suggest you need better medication since you do not know which pasty chubby white guy will show up on any given day. What a hoot!

stevenfrisch

You know Todd, I may be fat [actually, I am fat, but I don't give a shit because I don't allow it to define myself] but I'm not stupid, a trait you demonstrate daily, and I don't measure my 'inclusion' by describing people I have slept with or hired, as you seem to do. And as you also seemed to miss, I am not the apostle of separatism, George is.

My key point, and it remains the same from the frigging beginning of the entire 'great divide' debate, is that one cannot in a free society create a place or a system where like minded people can live together in Pleasantville; inherently to do so is eventually to 'exclude' and is contrary to both American values or constitutional governance.

From the comments you and others here make every day it is clear to me that if you could you would exclude, which makes you the anti-Constitutionalists not the constitutionalists you profess to be. I have confidence that the lurking reader, who is not one of the regular anonymous commentators here, see that.

George Rebane

stevenfrisch 859am - I'm sad to say that in the years that you have read my commentaries, you have understood very little of what has been posted. And displaying your understanding of the current posting may serve as the new Exhibit A. But you are ever the progressive who insists he knows the real intentions and thoughts of other people that trump their words and actions. So be it.

fish

That's easy, Todd. Twelve white babes, 7 white guys.

Now to be fair.....only the properly acclimated white SJW/Leftist phenotype can survive the rigors of the extreme conditions (upscale shopping and dining in a rustic setting, overt political correctness, the proper political mindset....slightly lower oxygen concentrations) found in Truckee that would almost certainly kill a black or brown person. I'm sure Steves "Moderate Altitude Aryan Army" is only constituted the way it is to "protect" those "other" types.

God bless you sir....God bless you for caring

Todd Juvinall

Fish, you nailed it again. Steve Frisch and his white chubby Aryan Army of Truckee! Too funny! I truly believe he is so out of touch with reality that he thinks his points are true. My goodness, he does supply us all with so much material.

Paul Emery

Todd

You seem to have some obsession with peoples body shapes. Can you give us some insight as to why that is significant to the ongoing conversations?

Todd Juvinall

No obsession Paul Emery. Simply humor. Lighten up.

A. Patriot

He likes big butts and he cannot lie. You other brothers can't deny. (Simply humor)

Paul Emery

Oh Todd Pretty funny calling someone chubby. How then would you characterize the body shape of Gov Christie?

Your pathetic attempts at being funny remind me of one of the seminal moments in Theatre where Cyrano de Bergerac is confronted by a rival who says he has a "big nose". During the duel that ensued Cyrano schooled him on more intellegent ways to way the same thing while insulting him during swordplay. You can do better than calling some one chubby Tonn. Here are some tipw from Chrane de Bergerac

CYRANO:
Ah no! young blade! That was a trifle short!
You might have said at least a hundred things
By varying the tone. . .like this, suppose,. . .
Aggressive: 'Sir, if I had such a nose
I'd amputate it!' Friendly: 'When you sup
It must annoy you, dipping in your cup;
You need a drinking-bowl of special shape!'
Descriptive: ''Tis a rock!. . .a peak!. . .a cape!
—A cape, forsooth! 'Tis a peninsular!'
Curious: 'How serves that oblong capsular?
For scissor-sheath? Or pot to hold your ink?'
Gracious: 'You love the little birds, I think?
I see you've managed with a fond research
To find their tiny claws a roomy perch!'
Truculent: 'When you smoke your pipe. . .suppose
That the tobacco-smoke spouts from your nose—
Do not the neighbors, as the fumes rise higher,
Cry terror-struck: "The chimney is afire"?'
Considerate: 'Take care,. . .your head bowed low
By such a weight. . .lest head o'er heels you go!'
Tender: 'Pray get a small umbrella made,
Lest its bright color in the sun should fade!'
Pedantic: 'That beast Aristophanes
Names Hippocamelelephantoles
Must have possessed just such a solid lump
Of flesh and bone, beneath his forehead's bump!'
Cavalier: 'The last fashion, friend, that hook?
To hang your hat on? 'Tis a useful crook!'
Emphatic: 'No wind, O majestic nose,
Can give THEE cold!—save when the mistral blows!'
Dramatic: 'When it bleeds, what a Red Sea!'
Admiring: 'Sign for a perfumery!'
Lyric: 'Is this a conch?. . .a Triton you?'
Simple: 'When is the monument on view?'
Rustic: 'That thing a nose? Marry-come-up!
'Tis a dwarf pumpkin, or a prize turnip!'
Military: 'Point against cavalry!'
Practical: 'Put it in a lottery!
Assuredly 'twould be the biggest prize!'
Or. . .parodying Pyramus' sighs. . .
'Behold the nose that mars the harmony
Of its master's phiz! blushing its treachery!'
—Such, my dear sir, is what you might have said,
Had you of wit or letters the least jot:
But, O most lamentable man!—of wit
You never had an atom, and of letters
You have three letters only!—they spell Ass!
And—had you had the necessary wit,
To serve me all the pleasantries I quote
Before this noble audience. . .e'en so,
You would not have been let to utter one—
Nay, not the half or quarter of such jest!
I take them from myself all in good part,
But not from any other man that breathes!

Duel ends Cyrano triumphs

Paul Emery

Todd

Because you probably didn't have the patience to read through this I will make it simple by emphasizing the last lines which read as:

"Such, my dear sir, is what you might have said,
Had you of wit or letters the least jot:
But, O most lamentable man!—of wit
You never had an atom, and of letters
You have three letters only!—they spell Ass!"

Todd Juvinall

Paul Emery, your pathetic attempts at culture just don't work. I actually call it as I see it and I would say thank goodness I am a tall guy since short men are so insecure. Too funny.

I have called Christie a chub just like fat ass Pelline and Frisch. I have refrained from calling you what you are though, I respect your service. What a hoot!

George Rebane

Sure wish that the Todd&Paul show would change venue to a sandbox, and there negotiate for a shorter run.

Todd Juvinall

Will do

Paul Emery

Todd

My "pathetic attempts at culture" included producing Cyrano De Bergerac at the Nevada Theatre for a three week run in 2010 directed by John Deaderick. We sold out two of the three weeks and did 12 performances with 24 actors and full period costumes. You ought to go to things like that sometime. It might broaden your perspective. If you had you wouldn't be calling people chubby or fat because you would realize how bad that makes you look.

Todd Juvinall

Paul Emery why can't you even respect George's request to take your pettiness elsewhere? My culture makes yours look rather ridiculous. Having acted in numerous plays and been a part of Community Players as well as the Players of Palm Springs, I make you look silly. So try harder. All my plays sold out and I was hit. Nevada City is a lot smaller than Palm Springs by the way.

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