Monday, August 25, 2014

Reasons Why Communism Sucks

Reason #8: Another mushy-headed concept which communists like to harp on is "the means of production." In short, they wanted some excuse that sounded philosophical that would justify stealing factories. But to try to define this is any specific or rational sort of way is impossible.

Again, consider the island analogy. Two people are on an island. One finds a rock and a stick and makes a spear, while the other sits on his butt. The guy with the spear then says, "Hey, I made a spear, and if you can use my spear to get a fish, we can split the fish between us." But as it happens, the other guy is a communist, declares the spear to be "capital" constituting the "means of production," bitches about being oppressed by the other guy's offer, slugs the guy and steals his spear. Because to ACCEPT the guy's perfectly reasonable offer is to accept capitalism.

Yes, you can try to make up some distinction between a spear and a factory, but that distinction will be based on envy and emotion, not actual moral or philosophical principles. If the first guy took two weeks to build a boat, and then offered to let the other guy use it to go catch bigger fish, would the boat-builder be some evil capitalist oppressor? After all, how dare he benefit from the "labor" of the other guy? (Never mind what he had to do to GET the boat.) The other guy neeeeeeeeds a boat to fish! He should seize it, and righteously overthrow the evil oppressors in the name of the collective (which in that case, is just him)!

Or he could choose NOT to be a dumbass, accept capitalism and the concept of private property, take the deal, and BOTH could benefit from the arrangement.-
Larken Rose

Sunday, August 24, 2014

"We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone presidency”

The torturers go free. The Wall Street executives go free. The war crimes in the Middle East, especially now in Gaza, the war criminals go free. And yet, you know, he acted as if he was both a progressive and as if he was concerned about the issues of serious injustice and inequality and it turned out that he’s just another neoliberal centrist with a smile and with a nice rhetorical flair. And that’s a very sad moment in the history of the nation because we are—we’re an empire in decline. Our culture is in increasing decay. Our school systems are in deep trouble. Our political system is dysfunctional. Our leaders are more and more bought off with legalized bribery and normalized corruption in Congress and too much of our civil life.-Cornel West: “He posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit..."

Quote of the Moment

Burning the American flag is an excellent display of the founding principles of Liberty, as you are showing contempt for State.

Getting mad about someone burning the American flag is an excellent display of being a government worshiping faggot that the Founding politicians shot at in 1775.-Tom Jefferson

From Feminism to Fascism

Cop Hater or Anarchist?

“Do you genuinely hate police or are you an anarchist?” says the officer... Why can't it be both?

Cop Throws a Hissy Fit When This Woman Refuses to Show Her ID

The Good Cop/Bad Cop Question

I've been saying this over and over but thanks to Robert Higgs for saying it better than I could. It's necessary to emphasize this because we keep hearing the idiotic objection that most cops are good guys and the nonsense that "the cops I know personally, have encountered, etc., have been nice and are sweet as pie". Bullshit!

The whole good cop/bad cop question can be disposed of much more decisively. We need not enumerate what proportion of cops appears to be good or listen to someone's anecdote about his Uncle Charlie, an allegedly good cop. We need only consider the following: (1) a cop's job is to enforce the laws, all of them; (2) many of the laws are manifestly unjust, and some are even cruel and wicked; (3) therefore every cop has agreed to act as an enforcer for laws that are manifestly unjust or even cruel and wicked. There are no good cops.


The most active group I had discussions in was one saying women should have no rights. Most posters think that women shouldn’t even have the right to say “no,” when it comes to sex. “A woman should NEVER have the right to say no. It’s her duty to be sexually available to men whenever.” Some say that the only value women have is to be a “cook, maid, and whore to her man.” Viewing women as nothing but property was the reoccurring theme here.-BDSM is abuse and rape culture

Fox News Actually Provides News!

People like to call Fox News "Faux News", and I'm not personally a fan of their version of statist big government pro-military "conservatism". That said, I'm watching the 3 major cable news networks right now, and only Fox is covering the 6.0 earthquake in California that just happened. MSNBC doesn't even run much news on the weekends (they were showing one of their prison shows again), and CNN, well, fuck 'em.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Emancipated Human with Danilo Cuellar on Socialism, Voluntaryism, and more

Socialism, Communism, Democide, Homeschooling, Unschooling, Voluntaryism, Non-Aggression, Property Rights, Self-Ownership, Capitalism, Corporate Fascism, and Initiated Force vs. Voluntary Transactions...

EFF's Cell Phone Guide for Protesters

With major protests in the news again, we decided it's time to update our cell phone guide for protestors. A lot has changed since we last published this report in 2011, for better and for worse. On the one hand, we've learned more about the massive volume of law enforcement requests for cell phone—ranging from location information to actual content—and widespread use of dedicated cell phone surveillance technologies.-Cell Phone Guide For US Protesters, Updated 2014 Edition

Where is Housing

There’s a fundamental reason behind the housing drag: Homeownership hit the skids when homes became a highly leveraged asset class, flipped and laddered by speculators, rather than lived in by normal folks.-Fannie Mae Sledgehammers Housing Forecasts

The Rise of the Caliphate

The Bush Concept had it exactly backwards. Fighting them over there so we would not have to fight them here was only going to inflame the situation, which is exactly what has happened. The West must fight them here so it can leave them alone there. Islam has no place in the West. It must be driven out again, just as it was driven out of Spain and Austria centuries ago.

I warned about the rise of the caliphate years ago, to the mocking disbelief of some who genuinely believed the so-called Arab Spring meant the rise of liberal democracy in Araby. Now we're seeing it take shape. The nations of the West will eventually decide it is necessary to ban Islam again, and repatriate Muslims to the House of Submission again, so the sooner it does so, the less bloody the conflict in the House of War will be.

One friend of the Foley family said something important. "These savages have got to be stopped. It’s coming West." Only it is not coming West. It began coming West decades ago, and now there are millions of them in the West. What is coming is the Second Reconquista. The West is not going to die. Europe belongs to us.-Fight them over here

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Cats in Tanks and the Very First Cat Video in History

LBJ on Negroes

"These Negroes, they're getting pretty uppity these days and that's a problem for us since they've got something now they never had before, the political pull to back up their uppityness. Now we've got to do something about this, we've got to give them a little something, just enough to quiet them down, not enough to make a difference... I'll have them niggers voting Democratic for the next two hundred years"-Lyndon Johnson, 1963

h/t to TC

Itching for a war

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is desperate; it is itching for a war in battlefield Ukraine at any cost.

Let's start with Pentagon supremo, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who has waxed lyrical over the Russian Bear's "threat": "When you see the build-up of Russian troops and the sophistication of those troops, the training of those troops, the heavy military equipment that's being put along that border, of course it's a reality, it's a threat, it's a possibility - absolutely."-NATO is desperate for war

Charles "Sparky" Schulz Draws Charlie Brown

I loved newspaper comic strips when I was a kid, and Peanuts especially. I devoured the paperback book collections of the strips (I would get one every Friday when we went to the store when my dad got paid).

The post or object that you were commenting has been removed by its owner and can no longer be commented on.

 Part of a thread on a Bret Alan post on Zuckerturd's FascistBook that was removed because (apparently) a "racist" word was used somewhere during the discussion (using the "N word" is the ultimate crime these days, at least if you're white). I guess it means I also can't post excerpts from Huckleberry Finn there.

The last comment is the one I was unable to post. You'll notice from my title that it says it was removed by its owner but it was NOT removed by its "owner" if owner means Bret Alan, so I assume it means instead that Zuckerturd owns all our words on FB.

  • Karla Bruessard He said there was no situation, if that was a situation would it still be wrong?
  • Jose Perez PLEASE stick with the topic
  • Karla Bruessard you said "no situation" I posed one
  • Karla Bruessard now it is stick with the topic? lol
  • Jose Perez What if space aliens came down and jumped in the cops body, took it over and tried to rape you?
  • Bret Alan No, not even if someone says something racist and threatening to you do you have a right to harm them. Words are not justification for violence.
  • Karla Bruessard " can't defend that one call it a straw man and say it is off topic"
  • Jose Perez I'm out! lmao
    2 hrs · Like · 1
  • Karla Bruessard words alone no, but violent words followed by the violent action of grabbing someone?
  • Bret Alan Grabbing someone is not violence, especially coming from an officer, who has the legal right to detain people.
  • Nikkolas Jakson
    Play Video

    This is my infamous "When Should You Shoot a Cop" article, as read by me, with w... See More
  • Bret Alan In point of fact, getting violent in any way towards an officer will just result in your downfall, so you shouldn't pretend you have the right to harm them.
  • Karla Bruessard not for any reason. cops need a reason to detain someone. in my posed scenario there was no reason
  • Karla Bruessard so people should fear their government?
  • Bret Alan You aren't very good at reading.
  • Karla Bruessard oh, please then clarify what I missed!
  • Bret Alan So you think police should just sit there doing nothing, ever? See how you didn't say or even suggest that, but I'm asking as if you did?
  • Bret Alan You think officers should be able to be assaulted just because someone is black?
  • Bret Alan Again, see how unproductive that comment is? How it has nothing to do with the discussion and just derails the whole topic?
  • Karla Bruessard I read "getting violent in any way towards an officer will just result in your downfall, so you shouldn't pretend you have the right to harm them." which reads, let the cops treat you howver you want so you don't get harmed. or simply fear them. as cops are emplyed by the government it reasons that you belive we should have a healthy amount of fear of the government.
  • Karla Bruessard do you think I only have issue with the mike brown case based on race? I have an issue with the police. the race part is only the shit icing on the crap cake.
  • Bret Alan Do you feel good knowing that your advocacy of violence against police may have contributed to this kid's death, since he may have been surrounded by such nonsense, leading him to think he was justified in attacking an officer?
  • Karla Bruessard oh so there is evidence that he did indeed attack the cop? please provide it!
  • Bret Alan Why is it shit icing, is it because you think black people are shit?
  • Karla Bruessard no, I think racism is shit, don't you?
  • Bret Alan I don't think you should hate black people, Karla.
  • Karla Bruessard that sounds like an emotional response alan
  • Bret Alan I think it's wrong, your whole "black people are shit" attitude.
  • Bret Alan Where's the emotion?
  • Karla Bruessard that's what I've been asking yo
  • Bret Alan I mean, I'm a little put off by your racism, but otherwise... not particularly emotional, maybe a little disgusted by your bigotry.
  • Karla Bruessard hey hey now, "stay on topic"
  • Karla Bruessard don't get emotional
  • Karla Bruessard would you like to address what I said or keep up this crap?
  • Bret Alan There's no reason to hate black people or use the N word, Karla.
  • Karla Bruessard ahh, of course you chose the latter
  • Bret Alan Usually people who come to my wall and use the N word get ignored.
  • Bret Alan Especially when they then proceed to call black people shit.
  • Karla Bruessard I read "getting violent in any way towards an officer will just result in your downfall, so you shouldn't pretend you have the right to harm them." which reads, let the cops treat you howver you want so you don't get harmed. or simply fear them. as cops are emplyed by the government it reasons that you belive we should have a healthy amount of fear of the government.
    please address this ^^^
  • Bret Alan There's no reason to keep side-stepping your racism, Karla. Just own it.
  • Bret Alan So no comment on that?
  • Nikkolas Jakson " So you think police should just sit there doing nothing, ever?" Actually, that wouldn't be a bad idea. "I see that some people have become a bit upset with how the police are conducting themselves recently. They declare that the police need to be...See More
  • Bret Alan Yes, Nikk. I know you're pro-crime.
  • Karla Bruessard how's the movie?
  • Nikkolas Jakson Yes, Bret, I know you're a liar and a fascist cop-lover. You're more right-wing on the subject of police than the idiots at Fox News. Maybe you can guest host The O'Reilly Factor when Bill Oh Really goes on vacation.
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  • Bret Alan I haven't once in here said anything about what I think about the shooting. That hasn't stopped anyone from assigning me a position, of course.
  • Karla Bruessard you inferred and you know it
  • Bret Alan No, you read what you wanted to read.
  • Karla Bruessard ok let me quote you
  • Bret Alan Yes, please do quote me. Use my exact words, I would appreciate that.
  • Karla Bruessard "In point of fact, getting violent in any way towards an officer will just result in your downfall, so you shouldn't pretend you have the right to harm them."
    "You cannot "defend" yourself against an officer. If an officer hits you, your only course of
    legal recourse in almost every state is to press charges. You cannot just start hitting an officer because they engaged you first."

    both of these statements infer you side with the police in this issue. I will bring up more
  • Bret Alan It does not infer that.
  • Bret Alan I don't think you know what "infer" means.
  • Karla Bruessard "When the person has demonstrated they are a threat to the public, they could be 300 feet away."
  • Karla Bruessard ok, yes and fox news isn't biased either.. k
  • Bret Alan You asked specifically would could justify shooting someone 35 feet away.
  • Nikkolas Jakson You have a moral right to defend yourself against any aggressor, but no, unfortunately in most instances not a legal right in the case of cops, so the prudent thing is to not resist, although Kelly Thomas might not agree:
    The video was shown in court during a hearing to determine whether Fullerton Pol... See More
  • Bret Alan If you resist, you're more than likely going to end up worse off. It's not a good idea, regardless of what rights you think you have to hurt officers.
  • Bret Alan If you love spending time in court and paying lawyers, then maybe it's not such a horrible idea.
  • Nikkolas Jakson What did I just say? You need some sleep, Bret. Are you stating that there is no moral right to protect yourself when your life is threatened? If someone had shot the officers assaulting Thomas, he'd still be alive.

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