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Colorados’s Libertarian tax evader crusader, Doug Bruce, heads off for jail

Denver American Civil Liberties Union lawyer failed to keep Libertarian tax cheat and slum lord, Doug Bruce, from deservedly heading into jail for 6 months for his tax evasion. Doug Bruce is the Libertarian big time ideologue now famous for authoring the TABOR Amendment legislation, which has helped demolish the quality of public education in this state among the many other negative consequences of this backward looking and reactionary bill. 30454

Ayn Rand SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Let me first begin with how I was exposed to Ayn Rand. I am in high school and awhile back my teacher was doing a course on homelessness. In a 'prompt' that she gave me as to what are the causes of homelessness, I answered CAPITALISM. A week later I was astonished to get back my paper with a Zero. I showed this to many people all of whom agreed that it was in no way deserving of a zero. My dad and I took this question as to why I had gotten a zero on  my paper to the teacher. I wasn't expecting much but even after one hour of asking my English teacher why I had gotten a zero on my paper she had no reasonable answer other than that I had not followed the 'format' correctly, even though I had a previous organizational sheet on which I based my writing on following her format. she ended by saying I was a horrible writer;  we gave up trying to get to through to such a numbskull. 30209

Is Ron Paul really against supporting more US government war making?

Many desperate citizens have this round of corporate Presidential selectioning, taken to supporting Ron Paul and his Libertarian backed campaign in hopes of finding some avenue forward to changing the sorry state of current US politics. We think that a very mistaken idea, as Ron Paul in no way seems to be even slightly anti-Pentagon militarism, let alone an advocate for decent domestic policy changes. In fact, his domestic policy positions are truly horrifying, and advocate for doing away with public schools and social security and not the Police State, the prison camps, and excessive US BIG government military presence seen across the globe. 30000

Tea Partying with the Freak Brothers

Whew! These Occupy posts are far more difficult to pry from myself than their predecessors; the hands-on mechanics of putting the earlier stuff into practice in the present world, amongst the isolated pools of individuated consciousness we humans represent, each with his or her own vision of the whole, has been at the very least disorienting. I've lately revived an old motto i swiped from the good people at Oat Willie's down in Austin, Texas: Onward Through the Fog! How odd is it that i've recently connected with some folks that hark back to that place in ways that are deeply surreal. Oat Willie's and Fat Freddie will seem to be completely out of place in this bit, in which i mean to address the notion of cooperation amongst disparate factions, but not permanently i hope. By the end of this post, i hope to connect Occupy, The Tea Party, disparate passions, and yes, Hippies. It will be necessary to engage in some relatively surreal thinking. 29814

Ms Czeladtko, temper temper…

Threatening people with police action for making fun of you? That's not the actions of somebody who isn't Fascist. Especially when the most pointed barbs were about your sneering condemnation of people you consider inferior because of their economic status. Apparently, making the arbitrary decision that people who are so desperately poor that they're actually not able to find housing... are "insane".. That's a little over the top, don't you see? Saying further that anybody who even LOOKS homeless should be banned from parks and other publicly funded places and services, "to protect the children" was really just God-damned stupid. Also hateful. Vicious. And displays the attitude that PikesPeakOcean and JCP1800 lampooned so thoroughly. 22795

Tripoli and the Original Intent of the Founding Great White Fathers.

You know the first line of the Marine Corps Hymn, ends with "to the shores of Tripoli" So, why, exactly, was Tripoli so important? Well, since American Capitalism was and still is heavily dependent on goods and services produced by Slavery, an important slave-shipping region like the Barbary Coast (North Africa from western Egypt to the Gibraltar Straits) was the "Raw Material" source for American, British and French Capitalism. Slaves. Human cargo. The Bush family and the Harvard trust and the Yale trust got simultaneously Fantastically Wealthy through the 'necessary evil'.   Capital can only work if the Richest make other HUMAN BEINGS poorer. The "rising tide lifts all boats" bullshit is simply that. In a system of finite resources, and there is no resource which isn't... the Rich can only gain and maintain their wealth at the expense of everybody else. 22091

Fundamentalists might heed a Catholic, or not

But some will be swayed by people who only speak English, and that not much goodly, (bad joke and I'd have to go to a seance and ask Shakespeare if it's actually grammatically correct, which leads to==>>) but will insist that Shakespearean/Jacobite English mistranslates "Thou Shalt Not Kill" when the original Hebrew grammar translates as "Thou Shalt Not MURDER", that killing human beings on ones own initiative is Very Bad, Wicked, Naughty and (rightfully at that) considered "murder" and a crime, sin and a flaw in the basic working of the Human Soul. Whereas doing it at the command of the King (basically because somebody else told you to do it and you're too weak-minded to question his authority to demand such actions) is actually ordained by God as being righteous. Thus somebody who also doesn't speak any language other than English, and that poorly, like the fire-non-fighters from Tennessee recently made "Conservative" icons, can also insist that since the Shakespeare/King James English translated Ancient Hebrew badly, BECAUSE SOMEBODY ELSE WHO SPEAKS NEITHER jACOBITE ENGLISH NOR ANCIENT HEBREW TOLD HIM SO AND HE'S TOO WEAK MINDED TO QUESTION THAT PERSONS INTERPRETATION OF TWO LANGUAGES WHICH THAT PERSON

Ron Paul = Reagan = Beck = Palin = Endless War For Capital

just not, you know, according to Capitalist "free" Market Suck Justin Raimondo who wants us to all stop focusing on anything else but the fact that the war is unwinnable. And is costing mucho dinero. Which of course it IS, on both counts, but what Saint Ron Paul's Acolyte fails to mention is his Master rode into power in the 80s, along with Newt Gingrich and other unsavory types, bought into power by the Reaganite Sucks who started the war. The Iraq invasion and Afghan Invasion are nodes of a war started 29 years ago when Reagan first took office and brought in the "free" market Capitalism Reign of Error in full unregulated force. The things Mr Paul instructs Raimondo to tell us poor stupid peasants are that we're not supposed to focus any attention on any of the other nodes of the Beast they and Bush and now the current War Cabinet serve. We're to Just Say No to Workers Rights, Public Health, Health Care, Social Justice in any form, and if we burn all these issues on the altar of the god Capital and it's Unholy Priesthood starring, of course, Ron Paul and his bootlicking Acolyte J. Raimondo... they'll

From last Friday’s action, some pictures, some linked commentary

The linked commentary isn't about the bus lack-of-service, it's to fellow local activist Loren Wirbel made a short documentary film just showing a FEW of the multi-gazillionaire "defense" plants around town. You know the ones, our Magnificently Superior Business Experts at City Hall made the command decision for us to give them Tax Exemptions that would make Reagan blush, to draw them to a Strategic Location where they were going to come anyway. So they get local services on the local dime far disproportionately to what they actually paid for. It's bad enough that We The People have to subsidize Corporate Welfare Cheats like Lockheed but they're also Corporate Warfare Daddy Warbucks types who make their money from other people DYING. Deathmongers getting a free ride from our Wise and Noble and Ever So Much Better that us City Hall. The rest of us paid our fare, but we don't get the ride. That's not fair. By the way, that last line isn't complaining, it's telling the Ayn Rand worshipers that they're complete Liars when they say stupid shit like they're actually a Free Market where everybody has a chance. Lying... Cowardly... PUKES. A swarm of Parasitic Slugs in search of

Would you sell your kid for 253 dollars?

That's what the people of Bhopal India were told to do when the "compensation" was announced 24 years ago. That's after 2 years of LawyerFights over Limited Liability and "Tort Reform". The Reaganites including Ron Paul, the Dad-part of the Paul and Paul Father-son Hate Team, rather than celebrate the judgment of 12,400 rupees per each dead Indian, bitched and whined that it was Too Much. 17896

Contrasting the Libertarians with UFPJ

The Democratic Party-tied, United For Peace and Justice (the largest beginning of a kernel of a national US antiwar coalition), has been a disaster for those wanting truly to mobilize antiwar sentiment in the US. So has the Democratic Party-tied organization, MoveOn. 1328

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