Will that be a Porsche or a Pony? On the Road to Political Nihilism, by Francis Marion

All roads lead to the same destination; only the travel time varies. From Francis Marion at theburningplatform.com:

I can’t believe it’s been twenty two years since I wrote this. I’m altering it (a lot) because I was in my mid twenties when I first wrote it and a lot has changed since then. 

Perhaps I’m being cynical but it seems to me that the main difference between most political ideologies, primarily conservatism and liberalism, is rate of speed, that is that one moves faster than the other towards the demise of our existence as a free people. The platforms put forth by either side reflect less and less a concrete difference in principle and more and more a differing in opinion regarding just how quickly the chains of slavery should be fastened.

Canada is an excellent example of this phenomena as politics can best be summed up in one way: The Liberals believe that the road to hell is best traveled in a Porsche at top speed; the Conservatives prefer to get there in a Pony. The problem is they are both on the same damn road.

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