A new guy message to old Kos Diarists about Hazing

Stephen Paul West carrying around a Christmas tree
I can be friendly. See?
Ok. I'm a new guy here. Yesterday, I wrote a diary that was not to everybody's taste.

To those who offered sincere links and insight to help me integrate with the culture of this particular community, I say thank you.

To those who treated me like a frat boy hazing, you should be ashamed; and I’m calling you out.

There is a sickness in human psyche that makes entrenched people pick at a new person to humiliate and denigrate. (It is called a pecking order for a reason).

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Michele Bachmann. Not the mouthpiece but receptacle of the Tea Party

Pirate of Politics the Tea Party Caucus
I really want a balanced budget. I want responsible government.

However, I am not allowed to drive to Washington and take the Capital by force of blackmail.

I have to play by the rules.

Those rules are called LAW.

Affordable Care Act is already LAW.

However, Michele Bachmann and about 49 pirates (who worship a lobbyists named Grover Norquist, even if they all fuss at each other) actually had a little experiment in hijacking political systems earlier. These thugs managed to steal the Republican Party about a year before the Federal shutdown.

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