Friday, April 9, 2010

Millsaps Professor thinks you are a "regressive"

McElvaine is at it again:
"Panelist Robert S. McElvaine, who is Elizabeth Chisholm Professor of Arts & Letters and chair of the department of history at Millsaps College, focused on the argument – made, he said, by many conservatives today – that the failure of the New Deal to end the Great Depression shows that government spending isn’t the way to revive a slumping economy. “The most important thing to realize,” said McElvaine, “is that so-called conservatives – I prefer to call them ‘regressives’ ” – have long been trying to “restore the conditions that created the Great Depression in the first place.”

“These are people of faith,” McElvaine continued, “and their basic faith is in the market as God..." Article

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

What makes you think that everyone who reads your blog is conservative?

Kingfish said...

I knew it. I let one of you commies in all of y'all start trying to take over.

Anonymous said...

I stop by occasionally for chuckles. You regressives crack me up.

Anonymous said...

Well I think McElvaine, blah blah blah professor of blah blah blah, is a dumbass so I suppose we're even.

Anonymous said...

Little wonder that Millsaps struggles.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous @ 5:13, Millsaps struggles? Please elaborate.

Anonymous said...

No. Millsaps sucks donkey dicks. Everyone knows it.

Anonymous said...

McElvaine has always been an ivory tower, elitist douchebag.

Paul Mitchell said...

Robert McElvaine should have been Obama's running mate, then Obama would at least have a chance at looking intelligent. Joe Biden is not dumb enough to help.

Anonymous said...

McElvaine is a *uckwad. And that's being nice.

Anonymous said...

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=fuckwad

Anonymous said...

So, conservatives don't have blind faith in the will of the marketplace?

Anonymous said...

Millsaps is easily the most overrated university in all of Mississippi.

Anonymous said...

McElvaine is a pompous sociopathic socialist

Anonymous said...

After Katrina in 05 Bobby Mac slammed the Bush adm. because the hospital ship USS Comfort was moored off the Miss. coast with no patients on board. This is true and sounds awful. But the staff of the Comfort had gone ashore because they could be of greater assistance than if people were brought to the ship. McElvaine had to know the truth as it was easy for me to find out in only minutes. He's no history teacher. He's a partisan hack.

Anonymous said...

He is just an "Academic", as they all themselves so what else do you think he would say. Conservatives are people who don't have to have someone tell them everything in a classroom. We are smart enough to bypass be tough from liberal prof and a liberal textbook and learn from reality.

I'm scared for the kids in college today. My daughter went through the indoctrination in college. Not until after she was able to experience life and gain her own opinion did she say what she learned was crap.

We just have to make sure our kids go to the right schools and not pay the salaries of these idiots any longer.

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