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I hate hate.

But I also love hate. You could say I have a love-hate relationship with hate. I hate that I feel that way. Which is why I wrote this book. It’s a book I love to hate, and vice versa.

My book is called the Joy of Hate for three reasons. One: the original title, “Black, Lesbian and Proud” was already taken.

Oddly, by Wink Martindale.

Two: it refers to the biochemical commotion that erupts in my brain when I feel an urge of strong distaste for something that bugs me. It’s an experience that is both exhilarating but ultimately exhausting (as fruitless as self-pleasure). When I feel that anger, I cannot do anything but scratch at it. It’s a mental mosquito bite and it feels good to keep digging at it.

Three: the title’s stronger meaning salutes the freedom one feels rejecting, hating, or mocking things you aren’t supposed to reject, hate or mock — meaning the liberal, romantic, misguided opinions operating under the guise of the greater good.

And four: it exposes people who get off pretending to hate something, or hate you, in order to score political points. These are the phony toleratic — a kook who claims to be tolerant, until he runs into someone who disagrees with him (you). The toleratic travel in packs, called the tolerati. Examples of tolerati: soros-funded bloggers, hyenas, the Manson family, Hollywood. The tolerati traffic in faux hate, as a way to elevate their profile, and lower yours. They will overlook the sleaze on their own side (coming in various forms, like Bill Maher and syphilis), while demanding you apologize for a “cruel joke” that harmed no one.

The people I describe are your laughable enemies. And mine too. I invite you to hate them with me, joyfully.

(And yes, I am aware that initially I said there were three reasons for the title, but I gave four. If you had already spotted the flub and felt compelled to deposit an angry comment below, then this book is not for you. It might be for your spouse. I will ask her when she gets out of the shower.)

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  1. jclady

    November 13th, 2012

    Headed to B&N tomorrow to buy this book.

    Yep, I’m so archaic that I prefer print books over “e” books.

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  2. Mary Jane Anklestraps

    November 13th, 2012

    Omg I could just eat him up like a little box of animal crackers! I heart Greg.

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  3. jclady

    November 13th, 2012

    @MJA — Agreed!

    Watch The Five every day and record Red Eye every night.

    Gutfeld is the visual version of IOTW — IMOA.

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  4. Lowell

    November 13th, 2012

    From above: “I hate hate.

    But I also love hate. You could say I have a love-hate relationship with hate. I hate that I feel that way. Which is why I wrote this book. It’s a book I love to hate, and vice versa.”

    Then Greg, I’d just as soon talk to any airheaded soccer mom. Make up your fucking mind or clear the aisle. Had it up to my chapped ass with ‘undecideds’ and general wishy washy motherfucker to give you the time of day.

    You wanna’ be artsy with the phraseology? Have at it. I’m sure there are crowds of loafer wearing, soy latte slurping neophytes you appeal to.

    Did I say, “Have a great day!” and your manicure is to die for.

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  5. MN Patriot

    November 13th, 2012

    Sorry ladies any man who wears his hair with that turned up pointy look is a polesmoker.

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  6. jclady

    November 13th, 2012

    @MN Patriot — sorry to disagree with you, but my hubby of 33 (in Dec.) years wears his hair in a similar fashion.

    I guarantee that he is not a polesmoker!

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  7. gENL rIPPER

    November 13th, 2012

    Greg Gutfeld is the funniest seriously funny person on the Planet.

    I will buy this book…..

    TODAY.

    You silly fascist fops at Barnes & Borders….. BEWARE. I’ll keep turning Obama books backwards and moving Conservative books to better vantage points.

    Genl Ripper

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  8. MN Patriot

    November 13th, 2012

    OK, there’s always an exception to the rule.

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  9. Chiefy

    November 13th, 2012

    MN Patriot

    Hair like that is also a big favorite with dudes from the under 5’4″ crowd. They’ll do anything to augment verticality.

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  10. MN Patriot

    November 13th, 2012

    @Chiefy, I just spit a mouthful of Pilsner at my screen. HA HA.

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  11. Chiefy

    November 13th, 2012

    Of course, there are also short polesmokers who wear their hair like that.

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  12. Wyatt, Insensitive Progressive Jerk

    November 13th, 2012

    I don’t care, I’m still going to angrily point out he promised three points and delivered four points. Besides, my wife would never be in Gutfeld’s shower – his wife told me that mine is much cleaner and more comfortable.

    There – we both boasted about something there is no chance in hell happening. I feel better; liberal cool better.

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  13. jclady

    November 13th, 2012

    @Wyatt — bwahahahaha!!!!!

    You are one proud twisted dude.

    Love ya!

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  14. Commissar M

    November 13th, 2012

    Think I’m going to have to buy this.

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  15. Aunt Liz

    November 13th, 2012

    MJA and jclady – I agree on Gutfeld. His intellect and wit far make up for his lack of stature. Love the rapport and good natured ribbing that he and Dana Perino share. They bring out the best in each other.

    Oh, and I WILL buy this book.

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  16. jclady

    November 13th, 2012

    @Chiefy — and hubby is 6’2″.

    Theory debunked.

    :)

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  17. MN Patriot

    November 13th, 2012

    He’s 6 foot if he combed his hair.

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  18. jclady

    November 13th, 2012

    Nope.

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  19. jclady

    November 13th, 2012

    :)

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  20. MN Patriot

    November 13th, 2012

    Sorry jclady, but you walked straight into that one. ;)

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  21. Moxie Man

    November 13th, 2012

    Gutfeld has got to be the hardest working person at FOX and he his hilarious and usually right on.

    I’m kind of short myself. I give my pubes a pompadour to embellish my presence.

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  22. jclady

    November 13th, 2012

    MN Patriot — I’m old but I’m slow.

    :)

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  23. AbigailAdams

    November 13th, 2012

    Greg gets it. It’s not the message, it’s the messengers. And, boy, do we need some improvement. I’m tired of seeing the Young Republicans always showing up in pin stripes, a red tie and wingtips. They look like Jehovah’s Witnesses and often just as engaging. Clean cut is great, but we’re not going to get a word in if we aren’t approachable. I think appropriate humor takes a lot more thought and can be more of a hook than dry facts. Just my 2 cents.

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  24. Chiefly

    November 13th, 2012

    Okay, JCLady, 6’2″ but that ‘do?

    Is he lacking, you know, down there? :-)

    Because that hair is a bellweather, gal…

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  25. Bad Brad

    November 13th, 2012

    Nice job guys, the Tea Parties outa here for sure now. Gotta pig and Injun hitting on jclady’s old man. You guys should be a shamed. That is some pretty fucked up hair though. Looks like it was sprayed on with a whip cream can.

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  26. MN Patriot

    November 13th, 2012

    Like that movie “all about marry”.

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  27. Brian in BC

    November 13th, 2012

    I recently read the book The Intolerance of Tolerance by D.A. Carson. http://www.amazon.com/Intolerance-Tolerance-D-Carson/dp/0802831702

    It looks at the issue from a Christian viewpoint…it traces the change in the use of the term “tolerate” from one of disagreeing but accepting that a person may choose to hold a different view/practice to it’s use today where those who scream “tolerance” the loudest are the least tolerant in our society.

    Recommended.

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  28. MN Patriot

    November 13th, 2012

    This little book explains all of today’s problems.
    It’s only 77 pages.
    It’s free.
    It was written 150 years ago, give or take.

    http://www.fee.org/library/books/the-law-by-frederic-bastiat-free-download/
    .
    Get it.
    Read it.
    Then pray.

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  29. MN Patriot

    November 13th, 2012

    The forward was written by Walter E. Williams.
    Good man.

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  30. MN Patriot

    November 13th, 2012

    For the skeptics, here is a quote from the text.
    “The law perverted! And the police powers of the state perverted along with it!The law, I say, not only turned from its proper purpose but made to follow an entirely contrary purpose! The law become the weapon of every kind of greed! Instead of checking crime, the law itself guilty of the evils it is supposed to punish!

    If this is true, it is a serious fact, and moral duty requires me to call the attention of my fellow-citizens to it.”

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  31. Brian in BC

    November 13th, 2012

    Just checked the book on Amazon…their Kindle pricing (set by the publisher) is total bullshit. If I want a hardcover, delivered to me it’s $15.60. If I want to download the digital data file instantly, it’s $16.92!

    Yo publishers, pull your heads out of your asses on your costing models. It makes no sense. I’m not going to just buy the hardcover, I’ll wait until you eventually drop the Kindle price to something reasonable…if I remember and something else doesn’t catch my attention first. You just lost the sale for now…and perhaps forever.

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  32. Brian in BC

    November 13th, 2012

    MN Patriot, that’s one of my bookmarks…great little read.

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  33. MN Patriot

    November 13th, 2012

    Take the file to Kinko’s on USB stick and have it made into a spiral bound book.
    Costs 6 bucks.
    Give them to people.
    Wake them up!
    I get ten made almost monthly.

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  34. MN Patriot

    November 13th, 2012

    The copyrite ran out, oh, 100 years ago.

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  35. MN Patriot

    November 14th, 2012

    @Brian in BC, sweet. give it to every one you know.

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  36. RANDO

    November 14th, 2012

    @ MN Patriot- I read a borrowed copy of this a couple of years ago. As I recall the first part was very appropriate for today’s times, especially the part about the Law and Plunder.
    Thanks for reminding me about this.

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  37. muddjuice (Absolutist)

    November 14th, 2012

    Hate is not a bad thing. The Bbile speaks of hate:

    Romans 12:9
    “Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.”

    God hates evil and cannot abide sin. We should be the same…..

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  38. muddjuice (Absolutist)

    November 14th, 2012

    Bible that is…..

    I haate et whin I dont spel thinghs wright….

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  39. jus fakeflamin yo

    November 14th, 2012

    hey Abigail Adams,

    I’M a Jehovah’s Witness, and i DON’T WEAR ANY of that CRAAPP.
    “I’m tired of seeing the Young Republicans always showing up in pin stripes, a red tie and wingtips. They look like Jehovah’s Witnesses and often just as engaging”

    OMJ that was funny, thanks for that diabolical
    description

    .

    don’t worry, i ain’t really JW

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