I fell out of my chair and snorted my morning cup of joe when I read this statement made by Sowell.
Promoting paranoia translates into votes. It is a very cynical political game
How hilarious that one of the mass promoters of paranoia while slandering the left would make such a statement.
The tea party is the party of paranoia and so here are a few choice examples;
That’s because Fox commentator and Tea Party fanatic Glenn Beck said last year he had tried but could not refute claims that the Obama administration was creating FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) camps that would house its political opponents.
Activists Fight Green Projects, Seeing U.N. Plot
By LESLIE KAUFMAN and KATE ZERNIKE
February 3, 2012
Across the country, activists with ties to the Tea Party are railing against all sorts of local and state efforts to control sprawl and conserve energy. They brand government action for things like expanding public transportation routes and preserving open space as part of a United Nations-led conspiracy to deny property rights and herd citizens toward cities.
They are showing up at planning meetings to denounce bike lanes on public streets and smart meters on home appliances — efforts they equate to a big-government blueprint against individual rights.
Santorum's Incredible Display of Ignorance On Euthanasia In the Netherlands
Posted: 02/26/2012 3:02
In an interview with Social Conservative leader James Dobson in early February, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum ignorantly -- and falsely -- claimed that in the Netherlands euthanasia makes up ten percent of all deaths, and that forced euthanasia accounts for five percent of all deaths there.
Obama to Suspend Elections?
Added Oct 1, 2011, Under: Opinion
I’ve been speculating about this for years. How easy would it be for a President, facing landslide defeat in an upcoming re-election to contrive some domestic crisis which he can then exploit to declare martial law and suspend elections, essentially squatting in office indefinitely?