Tuesday, September 2, 2008

The Kum Bai Ya folks have landed here.

It sounds simplistic, but no matter how I analyze it, the blues appear to be the discontented leftovers from the 1960's. As I talk with the blues I come to the realization that they are the disgruntled kids of the same suburbs that I came from. But these are the folks who actually read and paid attention to Sylvia Plath. They are the kids that never learned to take the chip off of their shoulder when they found out about the crap that middle America dishes out.

These folks have designed a new world order (read here: Nancy Pelosi's Democratic Party Platform) to take the place of the one that they don't like. Unfortunately they really don't know what the hell they are talking about. The world that they have designed to replace our current reality is one where the sharp corners are padded and everyone wears a safety helmet.

But this world that they create and keep trying to shove down everyone's throat is kind of scary. They state unequivocally that everyone is equal, yet it seems to me that there are as many levels of ability and worth as there are people. Their biggest problem is the triumph of form over function. Political correctness is just the tip of the iceberg, what is really wanted here is thought control.

They have created this brave new world in their minds. If they are given sufficient power, they would have no compunctions about forcing this bizarre fever dream on the country in much the same way that Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge attempted to force their visions upon the people in Cambodia.

Luckily, these are usually the soft-science folks, the marketing pukes, the petty bureaucrats, and lame-o teachers. As a group they are pretty damned ineffective. They have fed greedily on the leftovers from people who actually do something for a long time now.

The trouble is that when everything has to slim down a little because of changes to the world order and the world economy, their pieces of the pie will become correspondingly smaller. They will become like a group of rabid attack wiener-dogs, unable to pay for their Volvos and with nothing left in their ethical investment funds.

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