Tocqueville on Tyranny of the Majority and The Member Formerly Known As Baya Rae, not TL;DR

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    @GSTalbert1 And you call yourself a Marxist. Pffft.
     
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    This is nothing new, but you say it concisely.
     
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    I'm not a Marxist.
     
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    Oh ha ha

    The propaganda of Marx is akin to sensationalist journalism attempting to capture attention; Lenin, Trotskey, and Stalin are more of the Hubbard type.
     
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    Did you come to that conclusion or did you just read that somewhere?
     
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    Unlike you I have a mind to make up.
     
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    Sure you do. :awesome:
     
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    Tocqueville was a funny guy. He also had a great view on American cuisine. For the idealogues crying, bitching, pissing and moaning about how bad American food has become and how unhealthy it is, they ought to read his account of his time in America.

    One of the things he noted was the fatty foods and high-caloric alcoholic beverages that Americans loved. However, Americans also had these things called "hobbies" and didn't spend all day vegetating in front of various backlit screens, pausing only to eat and jack off, not necessarily in that order.

    It was not some prolific change in diet that wrecked America, but the steady increase in a sedentary lifestyle which its inhabitants chose. I consider myself positive proof. I eat red meat every day, eat fast food 5 times a week, and only ever drink beer, water, coffee or whiskey. I also do shit every day and then sit around in front of backlit screens. The local Taco Bell has been thinking of naming a signature taco after me.

    That's all I have to say about Tocqueville. Maybe his name should have been Tacoville.