Rebel without Applause

Jul 18, 12 Rebel without Applause

Posted by in Opinion, The Parson

“Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels – men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower There was a time when the rebel was the freak who didn’t shower, didn’t shave, and between tokes would mumble the longest sentence that he could remember — “turn on, tune in and drop out.” That guy is a czar in the Obama White House now and he’s turned in his choom-gang decoder roach for a CPUSA “Social-Justice” award and a cubicle in the west wing. The real rebel today is the grandma with a tea-bag pinned to her bonnet. That’s right, it’s not Meathead — it’s Edith. Patriots have had enough with the establishment in politics, education, and news and we’re not going to take it from “the man” for one minute longer. Strap in, it’s going to be a wild ride. Mitt Romney, take note: We are tired of milquetoast politicians who talk tough on leadership only to kick the hard choices down the line. It’s why Rubio owned Crist and Mourdock beat Lugar. We’re the Elephant Party; we have long memories and we remember George Bush (after signing McCain/Feingold) telling us that he’s confident the Supreme Court will scrub it behind the ears … they didn’t. Yet again another Bush disappointment tells us that he was against ObamaCare before he was for it. Who knew that our Chief Justice was once a District Attorney in Gotham City? Did he really flip a coin? The only thing missing at the ruling was Heath Ledger in a nurse’s outfit asking us, “Why so serious?” Sorry Harvey, we’re conservatives; that room won’t rent. Harkin, Kucinich, Nader and Sanders aren’t rebels anymore; they are too far to the right for the Obama White House. Allen West, Joe Walsh, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul — these are the real non-conformists. They are shaking things...

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