The Shotgun Blog
Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Pass the Kool-Aid
A leading left-wing radical group in Vancouver is exposed as a deranged cult, run by a lunatic control freak.
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I've never heard of "Fire This Time", so I looked them up on wikipedia. There is no page about them. Then I tired news sources: CBC. CTV, Globe and Mail, and National Post. None of them have any stories that has ever mentioned them. Even The Shotgun has never mentioned them by name before.
So I went to the "Fire This Time" website. According to them, they print a newsletter that has a circulation of 10,000. Is that all? So some guy I have never heard of has left some organization I (and every major media outlet) have never heard of and I'm supposed to care? So I'll pass on reading the linked article, thank-you. But I'm sure they will be thrilled with your description of them as a "leading" group. It's the best press they seem to have ever had!
Posted by: Fact Check | 2008-02-06 10:56:51 AM
Unlike Fact Check, I find these organizations and individuals curious. I read the article in question and came to the conclusion that the writer, the antagonists, indeed the whole membership of these groups, are profoundly insane.
Posted by: atric | 2008-02-06 11:32:59 AM
When will conservatives cite academic sources rather then garbage pulled form the internet?
They know that they do not believe in anything rational, hence the exploitation of your emotional conditions!
Posted by: notloz | 2008-02-06 12:50:47 PM
What left wing group isn't?
Posted by: Epsilon | 2008-02-06 1:26:59 PM
If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way.
TAKE NOTE ALL OF YOU!
Posted by: notloz | 2008-02-06 4:34:36 PM
Best part of the article:
"...I drove Yerevani to the grocery store where both Mike Krebs and I worked."
Something tells me that, when the Revolution comes, it might be televised, but we also might have to do our own grocery bagging for a bit...
Posted by: James Goneaux | 2008-02-07 7:59:18 AM
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