Tink I just learned Kninjanin already has an account there...I am seeing lots of political posts, some even I can figure out are a bit skewed...others like this I see over and over...idk, I have myself been amazed at some of the narrowness.
However, I am finding I cannot seem to differentiate right-wing from left-wing, liberal from conservative...that is, unless they themselves post what they think they are. There is one Navy man, he posted high praise of President Trump in a list. So I bookmarked it, I was going to ask you and Rooster what you thought of the points he listed. And I wrote and thanked him; but I think he took his post down because my bookmark is gone! The liberals were all over him I feel sure.
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Here is one example of the strange liberal v. conservative, which is which, and it comes from that YouTube video (very interesting) on Bismarck. The author, Steinberg, said Bismarck did not like anything liberal. Democracy was okay with Bismarck, but liberalism was not, and liberalism included limiting the power of government.
Well I thought strong central government was liberal, and limiting government was conservative! Maybe i got that wrong...I listened to that part twice...but maybe I will look at it again. It was highly interesting, the audience was asking why Bismarck for instance allowed the treaty to be so harsh on France after the 1870 war. Answer was maybe Bismarck didn't have any choice.
I learned Bismarck was hypochondriac, misogynist...and a genius. Nobody liked him AT ALL, but Wilhelm I knew he was a genius and kept him on...oh, and the video explained the continuity over into Hitler, established by Bismarck in the process of unifying Germany; It was the semi-absolutism. Worked so well with Bismarck + Wilhelm I, Germany kept trying to duplicate that over again. (Theory only of course.)
Whew long post, sorry, ima get tea now.