Have you ever thought about the world we’re living in today and how you would describe it to someone if you were asked? It’s not easy but I think two people have come close to defining it.
Doc Thompson and Skip LaCombe, radio talk show hosts of The Morning Blaze heard daily on TheBlaze Radio, apparently have given it some thought. Last week, they came up with the term “Juxtaprogressive” and created a video on their OLAVO.us website that describes it.
While there is no such word as juxtaprogressive, perhaps it should be added to Webster’s Dictionary along with a definition.
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The term represents the fact that “progressive philosophy will eventually conflict with other parts of Progressivism,” according to the OLAVO website.
In other words, the actions taken by progressives will eventually contradict the philosophy that they claim to promote. That in turn will reveal the ridiculousness of their viewpoint.
For example, take a progressive who flies their personal jet across the country while claiming that something needs to be done about the carbon footprint that is negatively impacting climate change. Progressives are good at pointing the finger at others while forgetting that the nation recognizes their hypocritical attitude.
Juxtaprogressive at least to me, describes what the American culture is fast becoming. In fact, we are in the final stages of witnessing the progressive juxtaposition that is cleverly attempting to overthrow the rational logic that once was an everyday part of American life.
Riddled with political correctness woes that prevent thought-provoking discussion, progressives are pushing us toward becoming a nation of juxtaposed ideas.
The allegations against Planned Parenthood have really bought this progressive mindset to light.
At one time in America we were outraged when it was learned that celebrity Kathi Lee Gifford was manufacturing a clothing line in China and Honduras, literally with the hands of child labor.
Even though Gifford claimed that she was unaware that children were being used, she was nonetheless eviscerated by the left.
Those on the left were absolutely relentless in their efforts to stop this atrocity and couldn’t bear to tolerate the injustice for a second.
Fast-forward to today, and most on the left are seemingly ignoring worse atrocities being alleged against Planned Parenthood in the selling of baby parts for profit and the most recent allegations that they have participated in the selling of “whole” fetuses, which implies that the babies may have been born alive.
Instead of showing outrage and the need to protect life following revelations allegedly uncovered about Planned Parenthood and their doctors, progressives instead ignore the graphic images of alleged baby parts in petri dishes and remain focused on condemning the videographer’s videos as being “fraudulent.”
While progressives may be concerned with the welfare of child laborers, they are wholly unconcerned, it seems with the welfare of the unborn child.
The uproar from progressives that was once heard following the discovery that children were being used to make clothing overseas apparently does not invoke the same reaction as those in America who continue to die daily without a voice of their own to protect them.
Juxtaprogressivism doesn’t stop there, however.
Ironically, President Barack Obama, the first African-American president says “God Bless you” to Planned Parenthood while knowing that the original founder of Planned Parenthood, Margaret Sanger loathed black lives as being “inferior” and “wanted to exterminate” them. While Obama should be leading the charge to defund Planned Parenthood, he instead vows to veto any Republican backed bill that would attempt to take money away from the organization.
The juxtaprogressive philosophy can also be found in other areas.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s firing of her police commissioner following an increase in the number of murders within her city after she “gave space” to those who “wished to destroy” during recent riots.
The possibility that a Navy Officer who used his private weapon to defend himself and others during the Chattanooga, Tennessee massacre, may be facing charges for arming himself with a weapon, which may violate a policy forbidding most military service members from arming themselves while serving on American soil.
Or the example of a current sitting president who refuses to confront radical Islamic extremists directly as they behead Christians in the 21st century but finds it permissible to lecture Christians during the National Prayer Breakfast about not getting on their “high horse” because of “terrible deeds in the name of Christ” that they did during the Crusades in the 10th through 12th centuries.
How about the call to remove all Christian symbolism on public property after invoking the law regarding the separation of church and state pursuant to the First Amendment, by Satanists and a group named the “Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster” calling for a right to erect statues of their religious “gods” on public property, while citing a Biblically-based U.S. Constitution as their legal authority?
And finally, we can’t leave out the juxtaprogressive viewpoint when it comes to politics.
The same people who laugh at Donald Trump’s rise in the polls to the top and call him a liar at every opportunity are the same misguided individuals who would most likely vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016, even after Clinton’s recently released emails showed that she was warned by top aides of dangerous security conditions prior to the Benghazi attack and that she was also involved in the “talking points” used to blame a video following the death of Ambassador Stevens and three others.
So, you may be asking yourself “what difference at this point does it make” to understand the juxtaprogressive philosophy?
It makes all the difference in the world to those who want to impede the growth of the progressive “disorder” that continues to spread throughout this country.
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