Cognitive Dissonance: Postmodern Leftists continue to bully their own

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Nobody likes a bully. Even bullies dislike bullies. They dislike themselves — that's part of the reason they're bullies to begin with. They feel nothing and they want other people to feel the same. The Left has especially made it their mission to eradicate bullying, which is noble, but they tend to be blind to, or unaware of, their own habitual bullying.

Well, ideologically speaking.

Because, as we've seen, they will bully anyone who even remotely disagrees with their rigorous code of conduct, even their fellow leftists.

As if we needed more examples, Arizona congressional candidate Anna Kirkpatrick, who is a Democrat, was booed, repeatedly— you could even say, bullied — for condemning Rep. Maxine Waters' recent calls for people to bully Trump administration officials. Yes, she was bullied for stating that bullying is wrong. Kirkpatrick was heckled and booed again when she raised her hand in support of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Here's a sample:

What explains this increasingly pervasive cognitive dissonance?

In a word, postmodernism. Obviously, the issue is incredibly complex, but incidents like the one in Arizona will only continue to perplex and annoy us until we get to the root of the problem, which, as I said, is exceedingly complicated, but it's important to understand. We will be examining it in great detail more often so that you can spot it. Once you know what it is, you'll see it everywhere.

It's the foundation of modern leftism — it was designed by radical leftists and nearly every single one of its followers is radically left-leaning. It's what allows for the nonsensical world that they have created around them. As Stephen Hicks writes in Explaining Postmodernism:

Postmodernism is not a leap of faith for the academic Left, but instead a clear-eyed political strategy that uses relativism but does not believe it.

This relativism is what allows them to get away with unabashed contradiction. Hicks, again:

Contradiction is a psychological form of destruction, but contradictions sometimes do not matter psychologically to those who live them, because for them ultimately nothing matters.

Postmodernists have developed a system without any logic or reason.

Postmodernists have developed a system without any logic or reason. It's the political and cultural equivalent of a boxer putting razor blades in his boxing gloves. Much of what allows them to get away with it is their crafty use of rhetoric, part of what Hicks describes as Machiavellian postmodernism. He writes, "Machiavellian postmodernists say they want equal respect for all cultures, but what they really want in the long run is to suppress the liberal capitalist one."

That's it. That's what's behind all of it. Leftists want to take down capitalism and the Western world and conservativism, and they'll do whatever they can to accomplish that delusional goal. But, if we're not careful, that delusion will become a reality. Bullying will become the norm, and the bullies won't stop until the world as we know it is smoldering on the ground.

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There was a time when both the Left and the Right agreed that parents have the final say in raising their children... Not anymore.

In the People's Republic of California, the STATE, not parents, will determine whether children should undergo transgender treatments. The California state legislature just passed a law that will require judges in child custody cases to consider whether parents support a child’s gender transition. According to the law, the state now thinks total affirmation is an integral part of a child’s “health, safety, and welfare.”

We are inching closer to a dystopia where the state, not the parents, have ultimate rights over their children, a history that people from former Soviet nations would feign repeating.

Glenn dove into the law AND MORE in this episode titled, "Parental Advisory: The EXPLICIT plot to control YOUR kids." To get all the research that went into this episode AND information on how YOU can fight back, enter your email address below:

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The Biden admin has let in MORE illegal aliens than the populations of THESE 15 states

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There are currently an estimated 16.8 MILLION illegal aliens residing in the United States as of June 2023, according to the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). This number is already 1.3 million higher than FAIR's January 2022 estimate of 15.5 million and a 2.3 million increase from its end-of-2020 estimate. Even Democrats like New York City's Mayor Adams Mayor Adams are waking up to what Conservatives have been warning for years: we are in a border CRISIS.

However, this isn't the same border crisis that Republicans were warning about back in 2010. In the first two years of the Biden administration alone, the illegal alien population increased by 16 PERCENT nationwide, imposing a whopping net cost of $150.6 BILLION PER YEAR on American taxpayers. That is nearly DOUBLE the total amount that the Biden administration has sent to Ukraine.

This isn't the same border crisis that Republicans were warning about back in 2010.

These large numbers often make it difficult to conceptualize the sheer impact of illegal immigration on the United States. To put it in perspective, we have listed ALL 15 states and the District of Colombia that have smaller populations than the 2.3 MILLION illegal immigrants, who have entered the U.S. under the Biden administration. That is more than the entire populations of Wyoming, Vermont, and South Dakota COMBINED—and the American taxpayers have to pay the price.

Here are all 16 states/districts that have FEWER people than the illegal immigrants who have entered the U.S. under the Biden administration.

1. New Mexico

Population: 2,110,011

2. Idaho

Population: 1,973,752

3. Nebraska

Population: 1,972,292

4. West Virginia

Population: 1,764,786

5. Hawaii

Population: 1,433,238

6. New Hampshire

Population: 1,402,957

7. Maine

Population: 1,393,442

8. Montana

Population: 1,139,507

9. Rhode Island

Population: 1,090,483

10. Delaware

Population: 1,031,985

11. South Dakota

Population: 923,484

12. North Dakota

Population: 780,588

13. Alaska

Population: 732,984

14. Washington DC

Population: 674,815

15. Vermont

Population: 647,156

16. Wyoming

Population: 583,279

POLL: Should the Government control the future of AI?

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Earlier this week, tech titans, lawmakers, and union leaders met on Capitol Hill to discuss the future of AI regulation. The three-hour meeting boasted an impressive roster of tech leaders including, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, and others, along with more than 60 US Senators.

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The meeting was closed to the public, so what was exactly discussed is unknown. However, what we do know is that a majority of the CEOs support AI regulation, the most vocal of which is Elon Musk. During the meeting, Musk called AI "a double-edged sword" and strongly pushed for regulation in the interest of public safety.

A majority of the CEOs support AI regulation.

Many other related issues were discussed, including the disruption AI has caused to the job market. As Glenn has discussed on his program, the potential for AI to alter or destroy jobs is very real, and many have already felt the effects. From taxi drivers to Hollywood actors and writers, AI's presence can be felt everywhere and lawmakers are unsure how to respond.

The potential for AI to alter or destroy jobs is very real.

Ultimately, the meeting's conclusion was less than decisive, with several Senators making comments to the tune of "we need more time before we act." The White House is expected to release an executive order regarding AI regulation by the end of the year. But now it's YOUR turn to tell us what YOU think needs to be done!

Should A.I. be regulated?

Can the government be trusted with the power to regulate A.I.? 

Can Silicon Valley be trusted to regulate AI? 

Should AI development be slowed for safety, despite its potential advantages?

If a job can be done cheaper and better by AI, should it be taken away from a human?

Do you feel that your job is threatened by AI?