The Bandwagon Approach is an, “Appeal to widespread belief, an appeal to common practice and peer pressure. If the discussion is about social conventions, such as “good manners”, then this is a reasonable line of argument. However, in the 1800’s there was a widespread belief that bloodletting cured sickness. These people were not just wrong, but horribly wrong, because it made people sicker. Clearly, the popularity of an idea is no guarantee that it’s right. A common justification for bribery is everybody does it; in the past, this was also a justification for slavery.A List of Fallacious Arguments
Liberalism and Conservatism are points of view and both points of view are
needed for a balanced political debate.
Genuine conservatism is about preserving the best of our traditions while working with Liberals to move our country forward.
There was a time when liberals and conservatives agreed that respectful disagreement was in the best interest of the country.
Every so often I get a long deranged comment that goes like this: Homos are part of a LIBERAL DEMOCRAT Marxist conspiracy and only a GAY FAGGOT transgender supports democrats because without welfare you would all die which is what should happen to you ANYWAY!!!! Your worship of crooked Hillary shows how far you will go to betray the white race and the LIBERTIES that TRUE AMERICANS CHERISH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
My reply: I welcome conservative opinions that are logical and based on facts with links to credible sources. I do not consider Fox News, News Max or any other right-wing rumor mill a reputable or credible source.
You Wingnut conservatives have Donald Trump as your ‘voice’ and Fox News as your 24/7 Goebbels inspired news outlet.
You don’t need my blog.
Please see the memes below for other examples of horse shit I instantly
mark as spam.
Debunked by Snopes.Com
And the story below is told as a fable about a Wingnut woman who gleefully sucks the empathy and soul out of a little girl.
Let’s close by celebrating traditional liberal values as sung by
a gay, faggot homosexual…On Soooooooul Train!
I found these memes on Twitter. They are spread by GOP operatives: I don’t know the source.
Though Constitutionally prohibited from running for a third term, President Obama’s days of campaigning and giving stump speeches are far from over. The President has recently found himself working to ensure the 2016 election of Democrats to the House, Senate and Presidency, and thereby help to preserve his most excellent legacy.
Speaking recently at a fundraiser for the DCCC, DSCC, and DNC, the President had disparaging words about the current state of the Republican Party, as well as dire predictions for the future of our United States should the GOP take back the oval office. Obama acknowledged that despite the administration’s many successes with the economy people still suffer from economic anxiety due the stagnation of wages and income.
When people are forced to worry about each dollar, he conceded, “The politics of fear oftentimes can override the politics of hope.” Though not directly referencing the candidacy of…