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The Liberty Lexicon: Winning the argument with one word, Part I

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The Liberty Lexicon Winning the argument with one word Part I

Framing the argument is a critical aspect of the Individualist-Right winning the virtual cold war with the Collectivist-Left.

We are in a war for the soul of the country and for freedom. At present it is a virtual cold war, with the Left is on the offensive using their inherent collectivist mindset to their advantage to try to set the terms of debate.

It is critically important to recognize that in every conflict one side will develop new tactics and weapons that will be countered and adopted by the other in order to maintain parity. Such is the case with our present situation with the Collectivist-Left using certain words to their advantage as the weapons of the virtual war. Therefore it is imperative that we of the Individualist-Right develop and use the proper words in this virtual cold war.

While this has been an ongoing project, beginning the write-up process had two inspirations. One the article Coming soon: Proper Narrative, LLC from JD Rucker. The other from Glenn Beck: You’ll be shocked how far down the communist checklist we are. That List had many an item stemming from Left’s exploitation of culture and language to further their socialist national agenda.

Words are the weapons in the virtual cold war

As previously stated, it is vitally important to use the proper weapons and tactics in any conflict. The Left has an inherent advantage in that their collectivist mindset affords them the ability use certain words and phrases across the board. The Internet is replete with videos of the repetition of one word or phrase by the National Socialist Media such as their use of the word ‘Gravitas’ or ‘Explosive’ in two infamous cases.

This is not a conspiracy per se, but merely those of ‘one mind’ in a Borg-like collectivist inclination. Listen to a group of Leftists chant one of their inane slogans and one can easily imagine them as the phrases ‘We are the Borg’ or ‘Resistance is futile’ of the Borg collective from the Star Trek genre, but with not as much vigor or coherence.

The advantage of the Socialist-Left in framing the debate

The Collectivist-Left has perfected the practice of hurling back one of their trite little phrases or words in response to certain situations or topics. This was why the ‘NPC meme’ was so devastating for them. Dealing with Leftists online in any capacity will see them using the same tactics and words to the point that they could all just be part of a software package that spews certain responses to any given situation.

The Left’s overuse of the word Racism far beyond the realm of parody is one of the prime examples. The Left has exploited that word to the point that it has been rendered meaningless. But they still use it in their weaponized language to try to win the debate. We’re all supposed to retreat to our ‘safe-space’ of one of them dares hurls the ‘racist!’ Rejoinder back at us when we unleash a devastating point against the Left.

We of the Pro-Liberty Right have a several advantages over the Collectivist-Left. We have truth, reason, logic and science on our side. They merely have a set of conflicting beliefs that cannot withstand reality. But they do have the advantage in dominating the culture, media and government indoctrination centres [Government schools]. Thus, they have an all-encompassing megaphone that makes them seem bigger and more powerful than they are. A recent study showed that the national, hard-core Far-Left socialists only form around 8% of the population.

Winning the argument with one word

The point of all of this is for those of us on the Pro-Liberty side to set up and use words to our advantage. Please understand that this not a call to move towards the Left in principles or agenda. Nor is it to use the abhorrent, juvenile tactics of the nation’s Socialist-Left.

The need is for a Lexicon in the defense of Liberty. The point being that the use of the correct words and language properly frames the debate to the advantage of the Pro-Liberty Right instead of the Collectivist-Left.

There are many examples that we will discuss in further columns, but one is the use of the word ‘Liberty’ instead of ‘gun’ in the debate over the right of self-defense. This small change turns the argument from one of inanimate objects to that of freedom. While the Collectivist-Left loves to portray themselves as being in favor of this concept, their ideology is actually the antithesis of freedom. Thus they cannot abide that they want to control Liberty, hence the reason we need to choose our words carefully.

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Before and after footage of homeless camp after Scott Presler’s team cleaned it is shocking

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When conservative activist Scott Presler sees a mess, he has a natural tendency to want to clean it up. And as he travels to Democrat-controlled cities from coast to coast, he’s finding a ton of trash being left to the wind by the cities. The last two cleanups were in Baltimore. This month, it’s Los Angeles.

He and his team of conservative volunteers donned protective gear (there are needles, rodents, and other dangers ever-present in trash heaps) and went to work on cleaning a homeless camp in a Los Angeles suburb, Van Nuys. There was so much trash, it looked like it would take a small army to get it done after years of being ignored by Los Angeles officials. His early estimates stated there was over 30 tons of trash.

“With over 200 volunteers, we picked up 50 tons of trash in 9 hours,” Presler said.

The Twitter star, known as #ThePersistence (a play on the popular “#Resistance” hashtag used by Democrats and Never-Trumpers), has drawn praise from the right who appreciate the tremendous efforts and criticism from the left who believe it’s all just a publicity stunt. If this were all for publicity, there are easier (and cleaner) ways to draw attention than by spending days in the hot sun picking up other people’s garbage for free.

But the before and after videos show the work was well worth it.

After Presler Tweeted a video of his team getting started Saturday morning, Fox News host Laura Ingraham called for federal assistance to tackle the growing homelessness and drug abuse problems in America, particularly in cities like Los Angeles.

It’s a point Presler has been making for months. Why is so much attention paid by Democrats on living conditions for illegal immigrants when American citizens are literally living in garbage?

When all was said and done, Pressler’s team eclipsed their Baltimore efforts which cleaned up 19 tons of trash to leave an area clean that once held 50 tons of trash.

When asked about his motivations, Presler said, “The highlight of the day was when a homeless woman said to me, ‘Thank you for keeping your promise.'”

Indeed, he did.

His next promise is to return to Baltimore for a third round of cleanup there on October 5th.

We often sit at our keyboards and complain about things needing to be done. By following Scott Presler’s example, conservatives came together to rid an area of Los Angeles of 50 tons of dangerous trash. As Presler says, #StopTalkingStartDoing.

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Allen West: ‘America and Texas need victors… not victims’

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One of the many reasons we endorsed Lt. Col. Allen West for Texas Republican Chair is because he represents something that is desperately needed in the ranks of the GOP: Courage. The party has been infiltrated by too many “leaders” who are feckless and unimaginative. They promote business as usual, cutting deals behind closed doors with progressives that do not promote the Constitutional conservatism this nation desperately needs.

So much attention is being paid to the national side of politics. Many Republicans watch the Democratic debates to laugh and gather ammunition against the eventual nominee, but fewer are focused on the state and local government that are the cornerstone of both limited-government federalism and proper Constitutional conservatism. As we push forward with the American Conservative Movement, we do so knowing that there must be a return of focus within the GOP on localized government where real action can be taken.

Government starts with the individual. We, as Americans, are the highest level of government, followed by local, city, county, state, and finally the safety net at the bottom, the federal government. That is how it was always supposed to be. It wasn’t until DC’s ongoing power grab started panning federalism that the power of the individual was diminished.

We don’t need panderers in DC or deal-makers/breakers at the state level. We need real leaders to represent our interest. America and Texas need Lt. Col. Allen West to make the Lone Star State a bright shade of red once again.

“Texas and America need statesmen and women who tell the people what they need to hear… as opposed to politicians who tell the people what they think they want to hear. I seek to restore the right relationship between the sovereignty of the individual citizen and the institution of government. And, in doing so, restore the honor of our Constitutional Republic, and its greatest state, the Lone Star State of Texas. America and Texas need victors… not victims.” – Lt. Col. Allen West

Bold, aggressive leadership is desperately needed in Texas. As the Lone Star State goes, so too does the entire GOP. Democrats want to turn it blue and state GOP leaders aren’t stopping them. Lt. Col. Allen West will get the job done.

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Gun control will be a litmus test for RINOs to primary in 2020

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Gun control will be a litmus test for RINOs to primary in 2020

Gun control is a hot topic. Nearly the entirety of the modern day Democratic Party wants gun control measures in place at the local, state, or national level that they influence. This has been and always will be one of the main reasons conservatives vote for Republicans – as a shield against the gun-grabbers.

But today, many Republican lawmakers are leaning towards “common sense” gun control measures. Whether it’s universal background checks that lead to a national gun registry, red flag gun laws that sidestep due process, or outright gun bans that will turn hundreds of thousands of law-abiding citizens into criminals if they are unwilling to give up their rights, the attacks against the 2nd Amendment are growing in scope and scale.

We will be watching very closely at how Republican politicians discuss and vote in regards to gun control measures. It’s a litmus test; either they are willing to defend the 2nd Amendment or they are betraying their oath to protect the Constitution.

As the American Conservative Movement inches closer to officially launching, we will use this litmus test and a feasibility analysis to determine which RINOs (Republicans In Name Only) are poised for a Constitutional conservative challenger in their next election. We must be pragmatic about this. There’s no reason to invest in primary battles that have no chance. But if a lawmaker favors gun control and is vulnerable, we will go on the attack.

This is, of course, secondary to the primary goal of removing progressives from office. Like a political Hippocratic Oath, we will not do harm to the republic by bolstering a progressive candidate against a moderate Republican. If it isn’t feasible to replace a RINO with a Constitutional conservative who will win the general election, we will direct our efforts elsewhere. Gun control is a litmus test, not an ironclad call for immediate opposition.

We will not repeat the mistakes of those who came before us, who occasionally did so much harm to the Republican they tried to primary that they ended up helping a Democrat take over the position. We will also not attack for the sake of attacking. If we are unable to find a viable candidate to replace the RINO, then we’ll move on and search harder next election.

Installing Constitutional conservatives into the halls of government requires a systematic approach. Gun control will help us identify targets. Realistic yet passionate grassroots efforts will help us push the right people into office.

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