A “Perfect Storm” Brewing In Our Culture

November 20, 2008


Hey, I won’t mince words… It seems that three influences are driving our culture into a maelstrom of freakish proportions. (Before you read further, rent and view “The Perfect Storm” if you haven’t already done so. Or read the book.) Anyway, those three catastrophic influences are:

  • The “liberalization” of our society over the last 50 years… And I’m not suggesting movements towards common sense are wrong. Racism has to go because it’s unfair and just plain dumb. Ditto for sexism. And hopefully someday soon, ditto for homosexual bias. But no matter what, admit that this country has simply become more liberal over the last 50 years, and not all of liberalism has been good. There are countless benchmarks that clearly indicate that many aspects of liberalism have failed miserably. (I was going to document “sanctuary cities” being unfair to legal immigrants and Bill Clinton lying about using Monica as his own “Whoop-Tee-Doo Machine”… But why bother? Either you get it or you don’t.) Just consider this: “Between the late 1970s and the early 1990s, the number of Americans with genital herpes infection increased by 30 percent, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. – Science Daily Yeah… Not all things are perfect in Liberal City.
  • The second catastrophic influence is as old as our country is – that of political cronyism, power brokering, greed, and ineptitude. Look at Long, McNamara, Daley, Rumsfeld, etc. Now, in 2008, Obama is leading the parade. Forget about his associations with the bottom feeders that are Wright and Ayers… Obama is simply an old-time Chicago politicain, and if you don’t get that, you need to be wearing a bib and eating apple sauce.
  • The last catastrophe is that of an electronically super-saturated media that is 70% liberal. They are shovel feeding liberalism to the masses. Sorry, but there’s no doubt about it.

So where do we go from here? I don’t know… I really don’t know… But there’s a maelstrom brewing on three converging fronts: new liberalism, old politics, and new high-tech liberal agenda dispersion.

Looks like a perfect storm to me.

Alan Speakman