He is no friend of Liberty, but this is funny.
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Why the need to exclude people? John Stewart is just a regular guy, the same as most other Americans. Most people are "moderate" like him and don't know quite what to think because they haven't been educated, and it takes extreme examples like this to educate them.
He is a friend of liberty.
Has to come out of the closet as the Libertarian hero that he is.
"I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands; one Nation indivisible with liberty and justice for all." - 1924 to 1954"
Yeah, I remember this indoctrination every morning in brainwashing camp and then they added even more later by including "one nation under santa claus"
That was Jon Stewart's head finally dislodging from his ass.
Obama really is the "messiah".
His utter gangsta'ness is accelerating the post collapse, rebirth of America.
... Barry is so bold now in his corruption that maybe he will actually wake up the people who are most asleep.
Everything it touches turns to dust.
Great video here explaining why his tax plan will backfire.
Protect your assets and profit from the greatest wealth transfer in history.
I think Jon want the government to work as before calling people gun nuts but now that they are acknowledged its harder to do. Sad thing its I think the US government are beginning to take things one step further, they have started to provoke the people more than before, they are almost eager to meet resistance.
Previous articles here tend to suggest that us gov are building up in preparation for a revolutionary war, like buying armorpircing bullets, civilian with guns target practice boards and the Boston bomber man hunt ect.
I do wonder how this will keep escalating though and I hope the outcome wont be whatever the 1% is preparing for.
but lets face it, he is a tool. One of the best in the propaganda business because we actually like the SB.
I try to change people every day. Do You?
Maybe he was just using hyperbolie (can't spell, and too lazy to look it up) to draw in the nodding "leftist" heads by saying things like "'cause facts just don't matter to that side," but does someone involved in the conspiracy have to ADMIT it wrongdoing for him to believe that the conspiracy is there?
Benghazi? Nothing to see here. Those involved say so.
IRS targeting right-wing groups? Nothing to see ... oh, wait. She ADMITTED it! Something BAD is going on here!
Funny thing about "bad guys" is that they don't often confess to their wrongdoings. They lie and cover up. The more honest a person is, of course they'd be more likely to admit. It's the child abusers who taught their kids to lie about the abuse that are the truly evil abusers, not the casual spankers who freely admit to spanking, and don't teach their kids to hide it. According to Jon, the honest spankers ought to have CPS hound them, while the kids who are truly suffering abuse are going to be glanced over like the abuse isn't there, because the open confession isn't there.
Granted, the IRS abuses is genuine persecution and bigotry, so the left and well as the right ought to be upset by it. But those who are suspicious of the government have every reason to be paranoid, and are in the right to not need a direct, open "I hate the Constitution. Just crown Obama king and throw everyone who doesn't like him in jail," statement.
"Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." -- Thomas Paine
He's not a lying scoundrel like most of the TV media personalities, he just has more faith in the government than most of us do.
He's wrong about believing the government will be "more good", but he is no sheep.
I don't think Jon Stewart is an enemy of liberty at all. I think he is awakening. He does need to learn more but I think he has been fair and open-minded. I think he deserves credit for at least admitting that Obama "tricked" him. Many on here say "the D's won't even get on Obama even after he double-crosses them". I don't know if JS was a D but he certainly is giving flak where flak is due.
he was an enemy,just not a friend. My suspicions are the same as yours though. He is probably awake.
Ron brought the Liberty movement together, Rand is expanding the crap out of it! :)
Maybe we can get John Stewart to come over to our side some more. He probably already has.
Jon Stewart is good at pointing out Bullshit in the media and politics. He however is no friend to liberty and probably will never be. Just go watch any of his interviews with Ron Paul. Stewart likes Ron because hes honest and stays true to his convictions but Stewart dreams of a BIG perfect government not less government. Stewart believes if government was just made up of better people they could solve all of our problems and make us all better people. He is a liberal who dislikes our government but rather than making government smaller and trusting individuals he believes someday government will eventually figure out how to solve all our problems. I like Stewart but disagree with his politics.
"Stewart believes if government was just made up of better people they could solve all of our problems and make us all better people." Right on, such naivete! But wait, who does that remind me of? Hm..... If we just get our people in there (cough...Rand...cough), we can turn this thing around!
"It may be a hundred years before a computer beats humans at Go - maybe even longer. If a reasonably intelligent person learned to play Go, in a few months he could beat all existing computer programs." - Piet Hut
John has always treated Ron and Rand with respect which is more than we can say for others in the media.
Stewart is an educated man who is very political. He writes books and has his TV show. He has spent a lot of time thinking about politics and seems to be a person who has researched both sides yet he choose to be liberal. Someone like Stewart isn't going to just change his mind. Is it possible sure.. not likely though.
Like I said I like Stewart I just don't agree with his political beliefs. He was fair to Ron and Rand and I enjoy when The Judge is on his show because they have great discussions but Stewart's beliefs are the opposite of liberty. He is like Denis Kucinich who agrees with Libertarians on a few issues but wants a perfect BIG government, not less government.
No one is saying roll out the carpet for Stewart. I'm just saying we shouldn't shut the door on people's faces. We should be more welcoming, especially to those who disagree. Not saying we need to waste our time trying to make him "see the light", however if people start moving our way or speaking language that is more agreeable to us, we shouldn't immediately focus on things that segregate us. Neither am I saying forget their differences.
This is a retarded conversation.
I'm saying Jon Stewart is as liberal as they come. And you weren't paying attention if you think that piece is suggesting he is leaning libertarian. Stewart's job is point out the bullshit in Govt and Media and this time it was Obama's turn. Having watched The Daily Show during Bush and Obama I can tell you he went after Bush 1000 times more than Obama. He will be Obama's biggest cheerleader and ripping on tea party and conservatives in no time.
but the fact is building bridges isn't the strong suit of most on here.
They are much better at alienation and keeping the private club private.
For what its worth - I agree with you.
Hmm... that would be nice, but I wouldn't get your hopes up.
that individual's name is Jonathan LEIBOWITZ.
"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."
There is no duration defined in the Oath
Jon Stewart acts like ordinary citizens with guns can't be trusted yet he is shocked when government officials do something that deems them untrustworthy... interesting...
"If the natural tendencies of mankind are so bad that it is not safe to permit people to be free, how is it that the tendencies of these organizers are always good? Do not the legislators and their appointed agents also belong to the human race? Or do they believe that they themselves are made of a finer clay than the rest of mankind?"
― Frédéric Bastiat
Don't act so shocked Jon, it's common sense.
is the only reason I initially 'woke up'. I owe Mr. Stewart a lot for that reason alone. I have to change the channel when he goes on gun control rants, but when compared to any other mainstream shows host, Jon Stewart is head and shoulders above the rest.
How long are you willing to wait for this "good Government that can help people" to appear? When will you realize that these perfect politicians don't exist and if they do, will never be the majority in any government? I used to be a liberal who thought similar to Stewart. I finally came to the conclusion that government is incompetent and will always be incompetent thanks to Ron Paul, Walter Williams and many others.
Correct me if Im wrong, but wasnt he the only primetime voice that was exposing the ignoreing of Ron Paul during the caucuses and primaries on a NATIONAL level?
Why do you say he is not a friend of Liberty?
he is admitted big government guy.
But to me that is fine. He exemplifies what journalism should be. You know he is big government - but gave Ron and honest attempt at debating the subject. That is more than can be said for many of our own "friendly" people.
So in the strictest of words- no not a friend - but I still like him.
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