The Gadfly Party

I’ve been struggling for sometime with the political identity/party I’ve had for most of my adult, maybe even before, life. I cannot escape what seems the INSANE partisanship that  developed in the time—of course politics has always been like this but not like we have now– since 9/11.  The polarization that came  from congress and two presidents W.Bush and Obama, respectively, has changed in a profound way the way people interact politically not only online but in the real world, with devastating effect.

This has resulted in a political philosophy shift that has some dire connotations. Look it up online, or on a text-book, talk to a neighbor and undoubtedly when you read or ask a person, what is a Liberal? somewhere on a paragraph or spoken word you will find that Liberals are supposed to uphold skepticism, fight censorship, hate, inequality and foster every opportunity for free and open discourse. These aforesaid principles are being drowned-out by hyperpartisanship—I challenge anyone who thinks I exaggerate to, after all you’re supposed to be (watch everyone in the room all of a sudden claim to be an independent, LOL!) a liberal, talk about you displeasure of President Obama’s push for the TPP on an open forum, social media or community soapbox. IF they identify themselves as Democrat/Libs they will froth at the mouth not because they have independently looked into the proposal and support it BUT because you had the gall to question their leader. A similar but not greater response is what you’ll get if you post on  right-wing media that you support the TPP.

Unless there’s an awakening or new paradigm to propel the stagnant hyper-partisan muck? mess? sty? I really don’t know what to call it and  the solution?…

I have none. What I said above about liberal principles was supposed to be the solution but when people have decided that ONLY their ideas have value and are indisputable then any honest discussion is  a waste of time.

In the time I have become vocal about the fall of liberalism and the  danger in transferring of blind allegiance to the next Democrat one thing has become clear—people won’t welcome the ideas but they will listen, even if just to argue, to a controversial statement. I hereby call for the formation of the Gadfly party—the tenets remain the same as a true progressive/liberals BUT the ethos is pure Gadfly:

“A gadfly is a person who upsets the status quo by posing upsetting or novel questions. The term “gadfly” (Ancient Greek: μύωψ, mýops[1]) was used by Plato in the Apology[2] to describe Socrates‘s relationship of uncomfortable goad to the Athenian political scene, which he compared to a slow and dimwitted horse.”{MY EDIT} a democrat ass! 

If you can’t beat them, or join them make them think for themselves.

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866 Responses to The Gadfly Party

  1. waverly says:

    I have a message for the Islamic State (IS) and its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. So you say ““Islam was never a religion of peace. Islam is the religion of fighting.”

    Well I think that is true of all “religions”, especially once they become “organized”. So what’s your point?

  2. Gadfly Jack says:

    To all my realm Bros:

  3. waverly says:

    So Jack, what’s going on in your world today. How’s life in Manhattan ?

  4. waverly says:

    Awww mang Jack ! You always gotz the coolest pics ! 🙂

  5. Gadfly Jack says:

    This is too fantastic not to repost.

  6. Gadfly Jack says:

    Jennifer Lawrence at the 2:34 mark!

  7. waverly says:

    Ok this calls for an encore presentation. Only because I got so much milage outta it the other day.

  8. Gadfly Jack says:

    It’s wifey time, here you go wave something to go with the pictures I posted:

    Set the countdown clock for 1 hour, starting………..NOW!

  9. waverly says:

    Glad he was finally able to straighten it out, make up his mind, and utter a definitive answer. 🙄

    After a week of struggling with his answers about his brother’s decision to launch the war in Iraq in 2003, Jeb Bush on Thursday finally made it clear: He would not have done it.

  10. waverly says:

    Ok Jack, I was hoping you might be back by now. Oh well zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  11. thedood says:

    Mmmm…dozing off myself! Quite here tonight! One more work day then off for three…bbl…have a great evening everyone!

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