Cognitive Dissonance

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This is a video confirmed as produced and posted by Norwegian domestic terrorist Anders Behring Breivik a.k.a Andrew Berwick. In the video, he describes the destruction of “cultural conservatism” as being a product of “Marxists” and “Multiculturalism.” He calls for conservatives to arm themselves while it is still legal to acquire arms, and claims leftist elites are “importing votes” through immigration.

Here’s more:

On Saturday, Norway’s TV2, citing police sources, reported that the suspect uploaded a video to YouTube and a 1,500-page manifesto, written in English, to the Norwegian Web site Freak.no just hours before the attacks.

Both the manifesto, “2083: A European Declaration of Independence,” and the YouTube video were signed “Andrew Berwick,” an apparent Anglicization of Anders Breivik. Both also make extensive reference to the Crusades and the supposed threats to Christian Europe posed by Muslim immigrants and leftist political leaders

The video’s captions call on conservatives to “embrace martyrdom.” The text also says that if “the multiculturalist elites of Europe continue to refuse to voluntarily transfer political and military power to our conservative revolutionary forces,” then World War II “is likely going to appear as a picnic compared to the coming carnage.”

The video’s extensive text also bemoans the fact that postwar “Europe never had any politicians of the McCarthy caliber.” It complains of “the demonization of cultural conservatives” and the “persecution and vilification of nationalists” by “liberal elites,” who are described as “cultural Marxists.”

An image of President Obama appears at one point in the video, as the text describes a strategy of cultural Marxists to “systematically vilify ancestral heroes and instead glorify new, more appropriate ‘idols’ who adhere to Marxism.”

This is absolutely chilling. What seems shocking to Norwegians is common place in American political discourse. Don’t believe me? Watch the video above in full. Replace references to Europe or European with America or American.

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Things that exist: Movie Mom reviews Twilight

Part of the appeal of the story is an almost-Victorian sense of repression, sacrifice, and longing, all so sincerely depicted it just might single-handedly bring back the swoon. Young girls can enjoy this story because of Bella’s sense of power — loving her so devotedly all but un-mans a creature designed to be “the world’s most dangerous predator.” Edward has the attributes of the adolescent ideal for romance since before the days of “Romeo and Juliet,” “Wuthering Heights” and “Titanic” — unconditional love, parental disapproval, and ultimate impossibility.

This whole review makes me want to sin. A lot. Thanks, Movie Mom!

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New At Life: other-stuff: Teabaggers Pick A Strange Time To Get Mad You didn’t get...

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Teabaggers Pick A Strange Time To Get Mad

You didn’t get mad when the Supreme Court stopped a legal recount and appointed a President.

You didn’t get mad when Cheney allowed Energy company officials to dictate energy policy.

You didn’t get mad when a covert…

THIS

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He asked if I was pro-life or pro-choice. I answered, “Pro-choice, no question.”
Then he unleashed the fury. I have literally nothing to say to this. If abortion is okay, he should be allowed to abort stupid people at any time. You know, because life is sacred and should be honored. Click here for the link that set him off.
Don’t worry. I’m not even thinking about stepping up to that.

He asked if I was pro-life or pro-choice. I answered, “Pro-choice, no question.”

Then he unleashed the fury. I have literally nothing to say to this. If abortion is okay, he should be allowed to abort stupid people at any time. You know, because life is sacred and should be honored. Click here for the link that set him off.

Don’t worry. I’m not even thinking about stepping up to that.

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