Skip to comments.Hey,Gang ! Let's Start a Website !!
Posted on 09/26/2005 5:54:17 PM PDT by genefromjersey
Hey Gang : Lets Start a Web Site !
(A Cynical Look at Internet Foundations )
Lets say weve got a message to put across on the Web. Were not completely sure what we want to say and wont know until we see who is willing to come up with the money.
Should we make it Liberal ? Nah. Thats been done to death. Besides,Liberals are generally cheapskates !
Ditto for Conservatives. All the corporate funding is pretty well spoken for.
Libertarian sounds attractive mostly because nobody can really define what Libertarians stand for . Like the fabled blind men of Hindustan ,who set out to define an elephant, each Libertarian defines one segment his beliefs - and no one seems able to define the whole creature.
There are so many kinds of Libertarians ranging from reform Republicans to Communitarians (Neo-hippies ?), to Copperheads that almost anyone should be able to find a usable niche.
Libertarians seem to bash just about everybody (major contributors excepted) - ; so if we post as Libertarians , we should be able to get contributions from the followers of any party that is out of office because we will be bashing whoever won automatically.
There is also a certain amount of shall we say foreign educational funding available. I have heard it said a fine Russian-based educational organization called Federalnaya Sluzhba Bezopasnosti
can be generous to those it considers influential friends.
The same is true of some of our neighbors in the Middle East. Arabs pay well, and are-truth be known- a semitic people; so, if we are supportive of them, we can hardly be called anti-semitic , can we ? And, if our screeds happen to sound so un-American , they are run on all the al-Qaeda websites thats show biz, baby !
(We will, of course, want to set up a Non-Profit Foundation of our own , wherein generous groups like FSB and CAIR, and Colombian mercantile interests can deposit contributions thereby laundering them . More on this later.)
Lets see: Well need an Internet website with a catchy title.
( I had thought about : AntiqueWarts.com , but was told a similar name is already in use by the well-known Justin Raimondo. Oh well : Back to the drawing board !)
Now lets get to the Foundation part. It has to sound impressive, and should have an overseas address. ( More panache, you see.)
How does this sound ? The Vardor Institute of Skopje , Macedonia .
Lets go a little further, and describe it as being located in a remote castle on the slopes of Mount Vodna .
( There is a Vardor River running through Skopje , and Mt. Vodna is the site of an ancient church. So far, so good !)
While were at it, we want to set things up so the Institute pays stipends to certain adjunct scholars , or awards lucrative fellowships- to us, of course !
How about making ourselves Charles Lutwidge Dodgson Fellows - (Ill save you the Google search: That was the real name of Lewis (Alice in Wonderland) Carroll. ) in Nyctographic Studies of Non-Linear Polydactylism ?
(It doesnt mean squat, but it sounds good !)
There you have it : basic outline and business plan.
Theres only one remaining question: Are we amoral enough to go for it ?
Here's a link to that fine Russian educational group:
All that just for a simple-minded bash of the principles of libertarianism? Perhaps you should read up on the subject before you start taking aim.
"Libertarian principles." Haha, that's a good one.
I can tell they're toking up right now, just from the stink of the incense coming in my window.
I'll never understand that. Who burns incense but dope smokers? Like cops don't know that?
Anyone needing our certification for such a product need only send a water sample, wrapped in a certified check for $50,000 with "Water Certification" written in the memo section.
We don't want to get these checks confused with the checks going to our International Nutrition Federation.
"Libertarian sounds attractive mostly because nobody can really define what Libertarians stand for."
There is already such a website: www.hightimes.com
Ah, there's the rub. I have read up on the subject.
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