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I thought I'd share. Did anyone else see this today? (I noticed the link is flawed, you might have to scroll up to the beginning when you look).

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=30413#continueA

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Good article. Funny how with Uncle Ted people either hate him or love him. No in between. Did you see some of the liberal blogs below? One thing I love about Nuge is the way he gets libs in a frenzy. You can practicaly see the spittle flying in their rage!!!

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Note how the responses in the comments section follow familiar patterns seen so often from the left -- name calling, accusing him of fear mongering, etc.

Here's why we keep seeing the same patterns over and over again. The playbook is Saul Alinsky's "Rules for Radicals" published in 1971. Here they are:

RULE 1: "Power is not only what you have, but what the enemy thinks you have." Power is derived from 2 main sources - money and people. "Have-Nots" must build power from flesh and blood. (These are two things of which there is a plentiful supply. Government and corporations always have a difficult time appealing to people, and usually do so almost exclusively with economic arguments.)

RULE 2: "Never go outside the expertise of your people." It results in confusion, fear and retreat. Feeling secure adds to the backbone of anyone. (Organizations under attack wonder why radicals don't address the "real" issues. This is why. They avoid things with which they have no knowledge.)

RULE 3: "Whenever possible, go outside the expertise of the enemy." Look for ways to increase insecurity, anxiety and uncertainty. (This happens all the time. Watch how many organizations under attack are blind-sided by seemingly irrelevant arguments that they are then forced to address.)

RULE 4: "Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules." If the rule is that every letter gets a reply, send 30,000 letters. You can kill them with this because no one can possibly obey all of their own rules. (This is a serious rule. The besieged entity's very credibility and reputation is at stake, because if activists catch it lying or not living up to its commitments, they can continue to chip away at the damage.)

RULE 5: "Ridicule is man's most potent weapon." There is no defense. It's irrational. It's infuriating. It also works as a key pressure point to force the enemy into concessions. (Pretty crude, rude and mean, huh? They want to create anger and fear.)

RULE 6: "A good tactic is one your people enjoy." They'll keep doing it without urging and come back to do more. They're doing their thing, and will even suggest better ones. (Radical activists, in this sense, are no different that any other human being. We all avoid "un-fun" activities, and but we revel at and enjoy the ones that work and bring results.)

RULE 7: "A tactic that drags on too long becomes a drag." Don't become old news. (Even radical activists get bored. So to keep them excited and involved, organizers are constantly coming up with new tactics.)

RULE 8: "Keep the pressure on. Never let up." Keep trying new things to keep the opposition off balance. As the opposition masters one approach, hit them from the flank with something new. (Attack, attack, attack from all sides, never giving the reeling organization a chance to rest, regroup, recover and re-strategize.)

RULE 9: "The threat is usually more terrifying than the thing itself." Imagination and ego can dream up many more consequences than any activist. (Perception is reality. Large organizations always prepare a worst-case scenario, something that may be furthest from the activists' minds. The upshot is that the organization will expend enormous time and energy, creating in its own collective mind the direst of conclusions. The possibilities can easily poison the mind and result in demoralization.)

RULE 10: "If you push a negative hard enough, it will push through and become a positive." Violence from the other side can win the public to your side because the public sympathizes with the underdog. (Unions used this tactic. Peaceful [albeit loud] demonstrations during the heyday of unions in the early to mid-20th Century incurred management's wrath, often in the form of violence that eventually brought public sympathy to their side.)

RULE 11: "The price of a successful attack is a constructive alternative." Never let the enemy score points because you're caught without a solution to the problem. (Old saw: If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem. Activist organizations have an agenda, and their strategy is to hold a place at the table, to be given a forum to wield their power. So, they have to have a compromise solution.)

RULE 12: Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it." Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy. Go after people and not institutions; people hurt faster than institutions. (This is cruel, but very effective. Direct, personalized criticism and ridicule works.)

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I've never seen this but it's fascinating. Diffinately takes a page or two from Mao's little red book. Very enlightening. I'm going to have to read this myself. It helps to "know thy enemy" . Thanks Expat. Think

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BunnySlayer wrote:
I've never seen this but it's fascinating. Diffinately takes a page or two from Mao's little red book. Very enlightening. I'm going to have to read this myself. It helps to "know thy enemy" . Thanks Expat. Think

Funny what expat accuses others of doing is all I see him doing. Brick Wall,)

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BunnySlayer wrote:
Good article. Funny how with Uncle Ted people either hate him or love him. No in between. Did you see some of the liberal blogs below? One thing I love about Nuge is the way he gets libs in a frenzy. You can practicaly see the spittle flying in their rage!!!

You said funny how people love him or hate him, I find it odd you would say how funny that is. His way of arguing is to degenerate anyway who doesn't agree with him. He is another one who uses dramatic hyperbole and bombastic speech to get his point across. To those who need to reaffirm their desire to be seen as macho men, I can understand his appeal. To those who are more beholding to using their rational thought process and reason he's a loudmouth who loves to hear himself talk.

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Funny what expat accuses others of doing is all I see him doing. Brick Wall,)

Great job, SoCo -- you hit Rules #2, 5, and 12 in only 13 words. Thumbs up Your statements about Nugent follow the book, too. But as expected, you didn't address the issues he raised.

It's like a computer program -- plug any issue into a liberal, and Alinsky takes over. You just can't get them to debate in an normal sense.

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Funny what expat accuses others of doing is all I see him doing. Brick Wall,)

Great job, SoCo -- you hit Rules #2, 5, and 12 in only 13 words. Thumbs up Your statements about Nugent follow the book, too. But as expected, you didn't address the issues he raised.

It's like a computer program -- plug any issue into a liberal, and Alinsky takes over. You just can't get them to debate in an normal sense.

Ah yes, the self appointed and self anointed arbitrator of all that is right or wrong, correct or incorrect. Why if expat decreed it, it must be so. You're a lot like nugent full of hyperbole but lacking in substance. All you do is blame, blame, blame, crying the sky is falling while accusing others of doing what you do on a daily basis.

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SoCo wrote,

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He is another one who uses dramatic hyperbole and bombastic speech to get his point across. To those who need to reaffirm their desire to be seen as macho men, I can understand his appeal. To those who are more beholding to using their rational thought process and reason he's a loudmouth who loves to hear himself talk.

Who cares what method he uses to get his point across. The fact is he gets it across. As far as substance goes you apparently didn't read the article. It makes a number of points intelligently and rationaly. Again you seem to be of the belief that the only rational thought is that which agrees with your own. Whatever the method he has devoted a good portion of his life and time defending your rights to hunt and shoot. Rights which I might add have been under attack lately. The sad fact is the right wing doesnt attack our second amendment rights. Only the left does. I say this is sad because I might have more in common with some of them if they werent allways trying to shred the bill of rights. Yes old Ted can be arrogant, but that sometimes happens when your right and you know it! Now wipe the spittle off your chin SoCo!!

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SoCo wrote,
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He is another one who uses dramatic hyperbole and bombastic speech to get his point across. To those who need to reaffirm their desire to be seen as macho men, I can understand his appeal. To those who are more beholding to using their rational thought process and reason he's a loudmouth who loves to hear himself talk.

Who cares what method he uses to get his point across. The fact is he gets it across. As far as substance goes you apparently didn't read the article. It makes a number of points intelligently and rationaly. Again you seem to be of the belief that the only rational thought is that which agrees with your own. Whatever the method he has devoted a good portion of his life and time defending your rights to hunt and shoot. Rights which I might add have been under attack lately. The sad fact is the right wing doesnt attack our second amendment rights. Only the left does. I say this is sad because I might have more in common with some of them if they werent allways trying to shred the bill of rights. Yes old Ted can be arrogant, but that sometimes happens when your right and you know it! Now wipe the spittle off your chin SoCo!!

Sorry my easily fooled friend (kidding, kidding) let's take a real good look at straight shooting ted for a minute. This is a guy who was up for the draft during Vietnam and who stopped washing while pissing and crapping in his pants to get a medical (mental) deferment from going. Here's one reported comment he made on it which he still tries squirm out of it by saying "I sometimes make stuff up,". Here it is:
http://www.monstersandcritics.com/people/archive/peoplearchive.php/Ted_N...

An interviewer from the British newspaper The Independent questioned Nugent about a 1977 interview in High Times magazine in which Nugent allegedly detailed elaborate steps taken to avoid the Vietnam draft. While not denying that he made such statements, Nugent dismissed their veracity, claiming that when confronted with 'glazed-eyed' interviewers, he would 'make stories up.' He explained that he did not go to Vietnam because he had a 1 year student deferment. When questioned, he admitted that he had 'not wanted to get his ass blown off in Vietnam,' but made note of a tour he made with the USO in 2004 to Fallujah and Afghanistan as support of his assertion that 'I am not a coward.' He also said that 'Because I failed to serve in Vietnam, I feel an obligation now, to do everything I can to support those defending our freedom. Do I feel guilt and embarrassment? Yes.'

It has also been widely reported regarding his affinity for underaged girls he had back when he toured in the seventies. The one gal from Hawaii who he was with for years has said she being fourteen at the time of their relationship it would have been criminal if ever investigated.

So, here we have a draft dodging possible pedophile who nows talks a tough game in regard to combat but like many neocon chickenhawks didn't go when they had the chance spouting a lot of inflammatory BS. Bunny, you have any kids? How'd you feel if good ol ted had your fourteen year old daughter bedding down with him on his tour bus?

Bottom line to me this guy is a first rate hypocrite chickenhawk loudmouth. Anyone who'd yellow belly their way out of the draft like he did forfeits their right to ever badmouth anyone over military matters. But, hey, if he's someone you admire for his 'tuff' talk, knock yourself out. I classify him in the same file I do good old lush limbaugh.

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Also, isn't he an advocate of high fence hunting???

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