I have resubscribed to the Minneapolis StarTribune now for about a month. For years it has been a source of Leftwing bigotry and programmed ignorance reflecting the shadowy education the modern American twenty year old perpetual teenager receives at the University of Minnesota and all the junior high schools for twenty year olds around called, “colleges”.
These people, at the StarTribune worship Marxism, the one party religious and state dictatorship to be ’as one’ with their own one Party dictatorship reflected on the pages of the StarTribune. Marxists seek harmony.
It is a publication in a community in a state pretty much like the newsprint of most of the other 57 states president Obama visited during his campaign to present his Marxist one Party government for America to the World.
Obama-Pelosi-Reid Progressives progressed to add on $5,000,000,000,000 to the nation’s debt in two years of rule. Democrats leading state governments (and many Republican tag-along-spenders) have plunged the Progressive states into $12,000,000,000,000 debt over the past decade or so, and many Democrat fifedoms such as New Jersey, New York, California, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, and many other “blue states”, are facing bankruptcy.
“Progressives”, Democrats everywhere want to spend more money fixing their fix. They cannot survive on the American political stage without bribing for votes especially from those in their corral, dead or alive.
Therein lies the battle in Wisconsin between the corrupt government union thugs and their teachers of Wisconsin young, and the people who believe in representative government.
In yesterday’s Sunday “Strib”, the most dramatic section visually is headlined, “OPINION EXCHANGE”…..in true Marxist tradition, there is pretense to exchange opinion. All four of the ‘opinion’ pages are devoted to defend the teachermobs in Wisconsin.
Of twenty columns in this Marxist view of ”OPINION EXCHANGE”, one is devoted to the writings of a bona fide, conservative, Katherine Kersten, a some time opinion columnist, the one the Strib entertains to hire for ‘balance’.
In letters almost as big as “OPINION EXCHANGE” is the headline underneath it, stretching across the entire page,”Will Wisconsin be the GOP’s ‘overreach’ moment?”….with pundit, jill burcum, editorial writer, writing. Here is what she writes:
“With the fight over collective bargaining stretching into its third week, the colorful ground war waged by protesters at Wisconsin’s State Cap;itol continues to take center stage. But it’s the air war – the barrage of TV ads for and against Gov. Scott Walker’s union-busting bill – that tells the real story about the Badger State battle and the implications for those elsewhere watching it unfold. Walker who is just months into his first term, has proposed broad collective bargaining restrictions on most public employees, as well as reasonable benefit cuts. Stung by his surprise attack and by his refusal to compromise even after unions agreed to concessions, the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO is striking back with ads imploring the state to support public workers’ bargaining rights. An equally unavoidable ad from the Wisconsin Club for Growth urges families to support Walker and protect the state against “special interest” protesters. Never mind that the Club for Growth nationally is an ultra-rich special interest itself.”
(She continues pilloring Republican Governor Walker for alleged conspiracies with billionaires…and “other hardliners”. She saves a few paragraphs in the last of her four column essay, but trumps the pair with a quote from Joe Helm, a political science professor at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, “A sleeping giant has been awakened.” Ms. Burcum writes: “…anti-collective bargaining bills in Wisconsin, Ohio and other states really are an existential threat to many government workers’ unions.” At nearly the last paragraph of her piece called “GOP overreach moment”, she adds, “The Wisconsin bill wouldn’t completely strip most public workers of collective bargaining (police and firefighters are exempted) but would limit the process to wages, increases beyond certain levels would require a public referendums.”
How dare Republicans put a bit of democracy into this process! How dare they!!
Designers for this “OPINION EXCHANGE” page set aside 1/3 of the page into full newsprint color showing the teachers and their mobster union allies waving signs, “STOP THE WAR ON WORKERS”.
The bottom third of the page is devoted to Lefting columnist regular at the Strib, Lori Sturdevant, and ‘occasional’ regular, “nationally acclaimed public-sector scholar, Paul C. Light.” Mr. Light’s ‘credentials’ go further….”a professor at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service, is a former associate dean of the newly renamed Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.” (Where do you think his ‘prejudices’ will be?)
Lori Sturdevant began this opinion piece with deep feminine feelings: “Say you’re a bright college student who wants a career that makes a difference. You’ve thought about teaching or social work that helps the poor”.
Notice Ms. Studevant’s college feminist Marxist bigotry…..’bright’ college student…..”a career that makes a difference”…..”You’ve thought about teaching or social work that helps the poor”.
It is likely Ms. Studevant was not born to be stupid. She learned stupidity along the way….at university, is my guess, where she learned her Marxism.
It is likely that it will never occur to the colleged Ms. Sturdevant Marxists, that the quickest and best way for the poor to ‘unpoor’ themselves is to get a job or if they are still young enough, learn skills which might make them hireable for a job. But, then the Sturdevant-Marxists have taxed countless job creator businesses out of their neighborhoods and country, haven’t they?
Marxists are good at telling others to help the poor. The are not good at helping the poor themselves. They are the best at expanding government to run citizen lives.
Marxists are also noted for their generous sanctimony. It goes with religions.
Lori Sturdevant and Jill Burcum are Marxists. They were either never taught American principles, but have come to reject them.
From my life’s experience, I have found that there are fewer poor in a world of free enterprise in which the American dream is alive and well….the dream as guide that no matter who you are, the color of your skin, accent of your tongue, how rich or how poor, how fat or how thin, smoker or non-smoker, tall or short, whether you are a bitter, frustrated Marxist at our universities’s departments of sociology or education, a therapist on drugs, or a happy landscape gardener, you are entitled to little beyond what you have earned honestly from the efforts of your body and mind and your strengths and the examples your family and education and life’s experiences have provided. For the nation’s Christian past has taught the American the value and strength of personal “charity” to assist those in need to exit the world of poverty, not to expand it.
The Sturdevants and Burcums of today’s American world run America. They are the Establishment…..the college educated who know nearly nothing beyond its ‘narrows’. They are Marxist trained and Marxist thinking….no matter how loud they deny it. They are flakes, not liars. Ms. Sturdevant most certainly loves the thought of helping the poor, the worker, and will tell others to vote for such thoughts. She, and her fellow Marxists do have some moral scruples. She went to college where she never learned how to expand them and direct them truthfully. Her implication is that we conservatives are a different breed, a meaner breed of animal. That is universal among this Establishment. Without this poison, Progressive-Marxist Obama would never have been elected president. The Democratic Party of Harry Truman and Hubert Humphrey would still be alive today.
Today’s Establishment makes excuses for Labor thugs taking over and occuping the Wisconsin State capitol for weeks. How would Marxist Sturdevant and Marxist Burcum write if the Tea Party had occupied the capitol for just a day? Do you think the 50 and 60 year old Sarah Palin fans would behave as these union thugs-Wisconsin teachers conduct themselves…as bullying thugs?
I write my little blog from a conservative viewpoint. I admit it…..The Strib lies, pretending it is a balanced, fairminded look into the American way.
My American conservative world still believes that government should be representative of the people and be based on Law rather than Man.
The Sturdevant Marxists of today believe Man should rule America, not the Constitution and its rules of law. I believe in personal liberty and smaller government control. The Sturdevants prefer security and big government rule. Therein lies the rub.