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Author Kevin Jackson says liberals are 'the destroyers' at Pachyderm Club meeting

Friday, May 20, 2011

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Kevin Jackson, Amazon best-selling author of "The BIG Black Lie," isn't afraid to call himself a staunch conservative.

In fact, he'll make sure you know it, which is what he did Thursday as a guest speaker in Cape Girardeau at the SEMO Pachyderm Club's monthly meeting.

"Liberals say we are the destroyers, but I say liberals are the destroyers and dealing with them is like being pecked to death like chickens," said Jackson, who has also appeared on "The Glenn Beck Show," "The O'Reilly Factor" and numerous times on MSNBC.

Jackson discussed a topic posted on his blog earlier Thursday about Democrats controlling the lexicon in America. He said the use of words such as "entitlement" and "investment" have come to mean things different from their actual definitions.

"You're entitled to what you work for. Anything beyond that is charity," he said. "An investment, what's that? An investment to [Barack] Obama is a tax."

Further discussing Obama, Jackson added that liberals know they made bad a choice in electing him as president.

"Anybody that is not questioning Obama's leadership of this country is delusional. They probably want us to believe, too, that the best surfing is in Nebraska."

Jackson briefly discussed his newest book, which he said is largely anecdotal and focuses on how he came to the decision in his life to be a conservative. The book, much more in-depth than his speech in Cape Girardeau, he said, will help Americans understand how Democrats have wrongly defined the country.

Jackson closed his appearance with a question-and-answer session. One member asked him who he likes, or dislikes, as a candidate in the 2012 presidential election. While he wouldn't comment on who he'd prefer to see elected -- he said he has too many friends in Washington -- he offered the group some advice on choosing a new leader.

"The answer is whoever does not patronize you, who really gives you what they're going to do and what's in their heart. You'll know because they'll get asked the tough question and they'll give you the answer that you don't expect," Jackson said. "And don't believe that Obama has it in the bag."

To learn more about Jackson or to keep up with his blog, visit www.theblacksphere.net.

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"You are entitled to what you work for!" Mr Jackson pretty much told the whole story with that one statement. Truth sure does hurt the liberals.

-- Posted by mo_ky_fellow on Fri, May 20, 2011, at 7:28 AM

I agree mo_ky_fellow

-- Posted by swampeastmissouri on Fri, May 20, 2011, at 7:56 AM

You really show your ignorance when you claim to know what a "liberal" is thinking.

And the whole "liberals are lazy" attitude doesn't hold up when you consider that it was those "lazy liberals" who helped Obama "destroy" John McCain in that election.

I'm sure you'd consider me a "liberal", but sorry to disappoint you, I don't think anyone deserves a handout for nothing. I don't think we should be telling people what to do, what to eat, etc etc etc...

And you folks that bash the "liberal agenda" of too much govt involvement in our daily lives, don't seem to mind that intrusion if it fits in with your beliefs.

"He said the use of words such as "entitlement" and "investment" have come to mean things different from their actual definitions."

Yeah, because his FOX News buddies have twisted the meanings to fit their agenda.

Like calling someone a "liberal"...

...or a "fascist"

and on and on and on....

It cracks me up how many people spend way too much time posting on this forum about people being lazy and needing to get out and get a job.

What are you people doing all day every day that you have all this time to be an expert on everything?

You're not impressing anyone.

Everyone's a critic. Get over yourselves.

-- Posted by the_eye on Fri, May 20, 2011, at 9:51 AM

We will never have any meaningful, productive problem solving in our society so long as one side demonizes the other side. The vitriol that we Americans routinely sling at each other was once reserved for foreign demons like Hitler, Stalin, et al.

Now, we simply discredit the other half of America by questioning their patriotism as well as the worth of their eternal souls. In the meantime, no problem gets solved, though lots of books and air time are sold and campaign coffers are lined with filthy lucre.

People like Mr. Jackson, Mr. Limbaugh, Mr. Hannity, (I can't think of any "liberal" commentators off hand) and others know they are entertainers, just like Willie Nelson and Lady Gaga are entertainers. Please don't take their rhetoric any more seriously than you would the lyrics to a song!

-- Posted by Just_Wondering1 on Fri, May 20, 2011, at 11:10 AM

The crux of the problem is that contemporary liberalism, the variety that came to fore in the later 1960's, is that it has run its course and is devoid of fresh, workable ideas. The abrogation of responsbilities by government entities of things people can and should do for themselves HAS destroyed several aspects of our society, and we won't dig ourselves out of these holes as long as these destructive attitudes persist. Some may not like the forceful language, but the radical individualistic strain of liberalism needs to die, and the sooner the better.

-- Posted by Mark Rutledge on Fri, May 20, 2011, at 11:36 AM


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