The Left’s Use of Name Calling as a Means of Getting Their Way

I often get reduced to a homophobe, bigot, or transphobe because I oppose agenda driven manipulation of the LGBTQ lifestyle for political gain. There is a quote from Frederic Bastiat, in his pamphlet “The Law” that pertains to this reductionist strawmanning of nuanced thinkers, where he states that: Socialism, like the ancient ideas from which it springs, confuses the distinction between government and society. As a result of this, every […] Read more »

A Guide to Leftist Fallacies

I would add the strawman fallacy, as well as the single cause fallacy. The strawman is because they misrepresent arguments often, and even repeat the strawman ad nauseam, and the single cause fallacy is because they constantly reduce complex and nuanced arguments to simple arguments (giving multilogical problems monological solutions). They even combine these two fallacies by turning them into an ad hominem by reducing the character of the person […] Read more »

The Hypocrisy of the Left/Right False Dilemma Fallacy

1) “I’m scared of people who have [GUNS], and some of them do violent things! For the common good, the government needs to limit and control those people! Like, make them register, keep records on them and stuff. Sure, lots of them haven’t done anything–not YET, anyway–but they all have the potential, and we can’t risk what would happen to our society if we just look the other way! This […] Read more »