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John McCain Continues to Be a Fool

When will McCain start to grow up? When will he have the courage to tell the truth about himself and about Russia? Why can’t he tell his listeners that Assad was democratically elected—and won the presidential campaign by a landslide?

"So, Mr. McCain, you sure you want to get involved into political mud slinging?"

“So, Mr. McCain, are you sure you want to get involved into political mud-slinging?”

…by Jonas E. Alexis


Corey Robin of Brooklyn College and the City University of New York’s Graduate Center has recently written that “The biggest challenges to today’s public intellectual are imagination and will.”[1]

Complete nonsense.

The biggest challenge to today’s public intellectuals and politicians is that they need to stop being fools. They think they can live an intellectual and political life without morality and practical reason or without the truth, but the past two centuries alone have shown us that this is a complete delusion.[2]

Marquis de Sade for example did not lack “imagination and will.” His fantasy allowed him to turn practical reason upside down. This led to immoral acts, which played a central role during the French Revolution.[3]

Arthur Schopenhauer did not lack imagination when he wrote The World as Will and Idea, a book which had an enormously powerful influence on Friedrich Nietzsche. Schopenhauer’s imagination, as articulated in The World as Will and Idea, allowed him to propound that ultimate reality is not fundamentally good and desirable. Hegel argued that metaphysical reason, which is fundamentally good, will work itself out in history. Metaphysical reason, Hegel further argued, is divine and will triumph in the end.

However, for Schopenhauer, there is no such thing as “the cunning of reason.” Like Darwin, Schopenhauer believes that “will”—another subtle substitute for things like nature—is blind, chaotic, unpredictable, and dangerous.

According Schopenhauer’s philosophical conclusion, man’s existence seems to be an error; therefore, he must create his own standards, living as if no ultimate truth exists. This radical idea indeed had enormous philosophical consequences, too much to detail here.

Biographer and translator of German philosophy R. J. Hollingdale argues that Schopenhauer’s central philosophy, that “life is incurably evil,”[4] distinguishes him from all other philosophers before him.

Perhaps this was one reason why Schopenhauer found solace in misogyny. Perhaps this was one reason why he contracted syphilis as a young man. Perhaps it was one reason why he died “an embittered and disappointed man.”[5]

So, the modern fool and de Sade and even Schopenhauer have something in common. De Sade wanted nothing to do with the moral order, and the modern fool is actually following the same path. The modern fool wants to fulfill his appetite or passion, which he does not want to submit to practical reason.

The modern fool wants to go for the gusto—be it sexual, political, or even diabolical. He wants to fool around as much as he can and sometimes drags others in the same rabbit hole. John McCain is a classic representation of this.

The apologist for terrorism has recently declared that

Mr. Putin is not interested in being our partner. He wants to re-establish Russia as a major power in the Middle East. He wants to use Syria as a live-fire exercise for Russia’s modernizing military, he wants to turn Latakia province into a military outpost from which to harden and enforce a Russian sphere of influence — a new Kaliningrad, or Crimea — and he wants to exacerbate the refugee crisis and use it as a weapon to divide the trans-Atlantic alliance and undermine the European project.”[6]

This is what one ought to call “stream of consciousness.” These ideas pass through McCain’s mind and he doesn’t even seem to sit down for a moment and start evaluating them.

How many times has Putin modified his standards to meet the Zionist State of America on their own turf? How many times has he told them to abide by international law and basically stop worshiping Satan?

When will McCain have the courage to tell the truth himself and about Russia? Why can’t he tell his listeners that Assad was democratically elected—and won the presidential campaign by a landslide?[7] Could it be that McCain is just jealous that Putin continues to win,[8] despite obstacles? Perhaps the book of Proverbs was right after all:

“Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.”

[1] Corey Robin, “How Intellectuals Create a Public,” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 22, 2016.

[2] See E. Michael Jones, Degenerate Moderns: Modernity as Rationalized Sexual Misbehavior (South Bend: Fidelity Press, 2012).

[3] For a cultural history on this, see E. Michael Jones, Libido Dominandi: Sexual Liberation and Political Control (South Bend: St. Augustine’s Press, 2000).

[4] R. J. Hollingdale, Nietzsche: The Man and His Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1965 and 1999), 65.

[5] Ibid., 65.

[6] Quoted in Tim Hume, “McCain slams Russia: ‘Mr. Putin is not interested in being our partner,’” CNN, February 15, 2016.

[7] “Bashar al-Assad wins re-election in Syria as uprising against him rages on,” Guardian, June 4, 2014; “Assad wins Syria’s presidential vote in landslide,” CBS News, June 4, 2014; Syria’s Assad Wins Presidential Election in Landslide,” Voice of America, June 6, 2014; “Landslide Win for Assad in Syria’s Presidential Elections,” Haaretz, June 4, 2014; “Bashar Assad wins Syria presidential election with 88.7% of vote,” Russia Today, June 4, 2014.

[8] “Why Putin’s Strategy in Syria Wins Over and Over Again,” Sputnik News, February 15, 2016.


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12 Responses to "John McCain Continues to Be a Fool"

  1. Ramirez  February 16, 2016 at 2:17 am

    Do people still support insane McCain in good numbers ?

    Surely he must have minimal support, the guy is truly insane.

    • captain obvious  February 17, 2016 at 4:39 am

      he’s walking gibberish talking proof of vote rigging.

  2. Dan  February 15, 2016 at 5:56 pm

    Joe Sobran’s essay “Blackmail” explains how in a criminal free-for-all like American politics, nothing could be easier than blackmail to control blackmailable crooks, perverts, and psychopaths like McCain, who are generally the only type attracted to the criminal life that passes for politics in America. We don’t know what they know about these people and only now and then get a glimpse into these politicians’ sordid lives and past.

    No group of active citizens of Arizona ever took a look around and said, “Gee, why don’t we nominate John McCain.” He was chosen by the crooks who own the party, not so much because he was electable, but because he would be easily blackmailed. It’s the same with the Democrats, naturally.

  3. Dan Sheppard  February 15, 2016 at 4:04 pm

    John “insane in the membrane” McCain

  4. paul becke  February 15, 2016 at 3:53 pm

    Would that his name had been Son of Abel, instead of Son of Cain.

  5. wjabbe  February 15, 2016 at 3:02 pm

    Is not all this a reflection of the folks in Arizona who keep electing him? Do you remember a female by the name of Janet Napolitano who was appointed to a fancy position in Arizona and then elected many times to Attorney General then to Governor? Here is a quote from Wikipedia:
    “Janet Ann Napolitano (/nəpɒlᵻˈtænoʊ/;[1] born November 29, 1957) is an American politician, lawyer, and university administrator who served as the 21st Governor of Arizona from 2003 to 2009 and United States Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2013, under President Barack Obama. She has been president of the University of California system since September 2013, shortly after she resigned as Secretary of Homeland Security.

    Prior to her election as governor, she served as Attorney General of Arizona from 1999 to 2003. She was the first woman and the 23rd person to serve in that office.” Evidently there are some real screwballs in Arizona. Slick Willie gave her the push. Could he have done to her what so many others say he did to them or did she do a monica on him? I am embarrassed to say I graduated from the university she is now president of.

  6. Amelius  February 15, 2016 at 2:34 pm

    McCain says Assad “wants to exacerbate the refugee crisis and use it as a weapon to divide the trans-Atlantic alliance and undermine the European project.” ?

    What does Assad say about this?

    “I would like to ask every person who left Syria to come back. That’s natural but not enough. ”

    And, “So, instead of asking these people to return, I’ll call on the European governments, which have been a direct cause for the emigration of these people, by giving cover to terrorists in the beginning, and through the sanctions imposed on Syria, to help in making the Syrians return to their country.”

    So there you have it mr. McCain, the ball is in your court. Assad has no intention of “exacerbating the refugee crisis and using it as a weapon against Europe.” On the contrary, Assad and everyone else with a brain knows it’s you and your henchmen, mr. McCain, who are the cause of this disaster and by blaming it on the victims and employing pathetic lies to do so, you’re only digging yourself deeper into a hole. You can’t substantiate lies, with more lies. If this continues, soon McCain’s hole of lies will become a bottomless pit and hopefully he will be devoured by it.

  7. ayelyahbenjamin  February 15, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    McCain slithered into position through the powers that were with a purpose to railroad whole nations into war through verbal diarrhea of idiotic speech, blatant lies and non-existent threats …. a mouth that needs muzzling once and for all time

  8. Keyser Soze  February 15, 2016 at 1:26 pm

    The man should be in a straight jacket…….more than a fool, a dangerous fool.

  9. Zaguero  February 15, 2016 at 10:43 am

    “John McCain continues to be a fool”

    Ummm, hasn’t that been the case more-or-less continuously for the last 40 years?

  10. mylomorph  February 15, 2016 at 9:30 am

    J MC CAIN traitor , coward , terrorist .just ask his VIETNAM serving forces, i cant say buddies he gave them all can this piece of s**t be in any part of a democratic govt. it just proves the US govt is guilty of treason or misprision of treason. peace and justice for ALL. mylo

    • captain obvious  February 17, 2016 at 4:49 am

      his “presidential pardon” was NEVER permission for the traitor to become some kind of career politician, I wouldnt even trust him as city dog catcher or garbage collector. if you think it’s possible all these so called “elections” aren’t rigged, just look at johnny mcQaeda there..

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