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Sunday, 21 February 2021

Quote of the Day for Saturday, 20 February 2021

Filed under: Humor, Politics, Quote of the Day — Tags: , , — mikewb1971 @ 12:45 PM (12:45)

Michael Flynn
Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 12:40 PM

Quote of the Day

“I’m enjoying the irony of American Sanders supporters lecturing me, a former Soviet citizen, on the glories of Socialism and what it really means! Socialism sounds great in speech soundbites and on Facebook, but please keep it there.”
— Garry Kasparov


Wednesday, 24 April 2019

The Former Soviet Union as a Force for Good?!

Filed under: History, Politics, Principles — Tags: , , , , , — mikewb1971 @ 2:43 AM (02:43)

Just when you thought there was no one left to advocate for the former Soviet Union —

No, that wasn’t posted by some 90-year-old veteran of the Great Patriotic War.

That picture of “Captain USSR” was most likely posted by an American twentysomething or thirtysomething, and then was “re-tweeted” by another American thirtysomething, one Matt Kuehnel, who had previously fronted for the “Libertarian Socialist Caucus” in the Libertarian Party.

No, I’m NOT making any of this up.


NOTES

  1. Reposted –
    1. Personal blogs and micro-blogs – Diaspora* / Ello / Facebook / Gab / Liberty.Me / Minds / Twitter / VK
    2. The Weekly SeditionFacebook / Twitter / WordPress

Monday, 15 December 2008

With friends like these

Filed under: Life, Networking, Politics — Tags: , , , , — mikewb1971 @ 10:38 PM (22:38)

I received this one after I posted the blog entry titled “Recalling Cigarettes?”

    Subject: Truth (truth) would like to be friends with you!
    Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2008 15:11:46

    Xanga Invite

    truth wants to connect to you!
    Hi mikewb1971!
    I’m trying to add you as a friend, but I need you to add me back — you can also subscribe to my site

Seriously, I tell these people off and they send me a “friend” invite. I can’t think it up. It’s like when I created the Heil, ACORN! page on Myspace, and started getting similar invites from the various socialists and communist types from around the world. (See “ACORN’s Blood Flag“, too.)”

Tuesday, 25 November 2008

The Backlash Against The Barack Begins

Filed under: Philosophy, Politics, Principles — Tags: , , , , , — mikewb1971 @ 5:22 PM (17:22)

Today, I found an article on a blog linked to here about a possible coming backlash against the anointment of The Barack —

Populism Arising — but Will It Be the Killer Kind?

The author is rather mistaken in assuming that there is a potential backlash against Herr Emperor Barack XLIV and his fascist Democrat cronies. It’s already begun — it started on 5 November 2008, judging by some of the (crude) text messages that one of my Republican classmates was forwarding to others.

Here’s some quotes —

The ideological foundations of free-market economics and a consumer society have collapsed. This collapse is hard for us to fathom. We are still in shock and denial.

True free-market policies have yet to be tried in America, or anywhere else around the world. Some governments have been more free-market-oriented than others, but none have “gone all the way,” as the saying goes.

We grasp, on a subliminal level, that laissez-faire capitalism is gone, but we have not viewed the corpse, scheduled the funeral and read the last rites.

NO, it never truly existed in the first place.

A victory by Barack Obama may embolden right-wing populists. They will be able to use Obama and “liberal Democrats” as a lightning rod for the failings, growing poverty and incompetence of the state.

I certainly hope so. Maybe some of them will give up the statist aspects of “right-wing” politics under the Obama Administration, as I’m hoping some “left-wingers” did under the Bush Administration.

At any rate, left unchecked, The Barack will expand the federal government beyond any real hope of reining it back into Constitutional compliance within a reasonable timeframe. Card-check, the “Fairness” Doctrine, his history as a hoplophobe, “universal health care,” continuation of the Afghanistan Occupation, possible extensions of the Iraq Occupation . . . the list goes on.

The elite, as happens in all such moments of confusion, revolt and social chaos, will probably be forced to make an uncomfortable alliance with right-wing populists if they want to survive.

The parasitic self-appointed Ruling Class “elite” will gravitate toward the Obama Administration just as they did to the Bush Administration. Obama and his Democrat rat-pack camp-followers and strap-hangers will be just as swayed by campaign contributions as Comrade George W. and the Busheviks. I cite the Clinton Administration as evidence.

We have begun a socialist experiment. George W. Bush and John McCain, in stunning repudiations of all they claimed to believe, call for massive state intervention in the financial markets and the use of billions in government funds to buy major stakes in banks. The question is not whether we will build state socialism. This process has already begun. The only question left is whether this will be right-wing or left-wing socialism.

FINALLY, despite my numerous disagreements with the posters’ views on which way the nation should go, someone who’s willing to tell it like it is about the current state of the American ship of state.

Sunday, 17 August 2008

Next He’ll Empty the Prisons

Filed under: Economics, Philosophy, Politics — Tags: , , , , , — mikewb1971 @ 11:43 PM (23:43)

Got these two articles about Hugo Chavez from the Alianza Liberal Facebook group

Chavez Sees Cuba as a Model and The autocrat of Caracas

When does the boatlift from Venezuela to Florida begin?

The upside of the Chavez junta in Venezuela will be the influx of doctors, lawyers, scientists, and engineers that will flee the country for America.

Well, maybe I spoke too soon where the lawyers are concerned.


NOTES

  1. Reposted –
    1. KCUF Media – Xanga

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