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Regarding "The Pig Trap"
Taxicab Depressions ^ | 19th April 2014 | Taxicabdepressions

Posted on 08/09/2017 5:01:26 AM PDT by vannrox

As I have said more than once, the main point of this blog is just simple therapy for me… I just need a creative way to blow off steam, and beating my wife, taking up recreational heroin, or soaking these drunken douchebags down with bear mace and leaving them gasping and writhing in the gutter where they belong don’t seem like great options. Nobody reads this blog except a handful of my regular passengers, a few cool, smart people from out-of-town that I direct to it, and people at that I sometimes direct to a post over here, if it is funny or has some bearing on current events. I don’t do this for money; you will note a distinct absence of banners and Google ads on my site. On a good day, I get 30 or 50 uniques a day… I think my record was 375 or 400 the day after I posted Stop Being Black.

That is, until I posted The Pig Trap.
I wouldn’t say this is “going viral”, but we do have a serious case of the sniffles here, and nobody is more surprised than me. Tens of thousands of people have read this post. I look at my stats, and I can’t believe what I see… no less than ten thousand people read that post Thursday. Hundreds of hits are coming in from Australia, of all places. Dozens of websites have linked to this post, people have copied and pasted the whole fucking thing into their blogs, people are pasting the link into discussion forums, Twitter and Facebook are blowing up and sending hundreds of hits per day, and I can’t believe some of the websites I am getting traffic from…

I am seriously humbled by what I am seeing… thank you all. I don’t do this because I want to be the next Thomas Payne… I do it because I just want to vent a little, and I like writing. And I want to reiterate that I am not an advocate for violence, it’s just that I look at what is going on today, and I don’t see the alternative. I don’t think of myself as a particularly brave man, and I get nauseous if I think about this shit for too long. I don’t want to see what I know is coming. I wish that someone smarter than me would stand up and say, “This is how we fix this!”

But I just don’t see that guy…

Apparently, I have struck a nerve… and I probably just got added to a list.

But as I once heard David Codrea say, “If you have ever filled out a 4473, you are already on a list.”

Thank you again.

TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: election; gun; revolution; trump
The PIG TRAP is one of the most amazing write-ups on the situation in the USA ever written. It is amazing that it was written in 2014, and yet is largely ignored.

Go HERE to read it on FR.

1 posted on 08/09/2017 5:01:26 AM PDT by vannrox
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To: vannrox

No thanks - only if his language was cleaned up...

2 posted on 08/09/2017 5:19:37 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: Thank You Rush
Oh, get over the language and pay attention to the content.

I missed this the first time around...

3 posted on 08/09/2017 5:33:44 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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4 posted on 08/09/2017 5:37:35 AM PDT by redgolum
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To: grobdriver

Nope - Jim has had to roust a few FReepers because of language and some of us are pretty tired of it being allowed - in any form - whether copied or otherwise. If a person isn’t able to write without resorting to gutter language, then what could that person write that would be worth reading? I believe the FR rules apply to anything posted whether original or not.

5 posted on 08/09/2017 6:01:08 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: vannrox; Egon
I cut and pasted the whole original Pig Trap posting and comments to a docx file before it disappears.


Really. Get over the language - not excessive, considering the enormity of the observations - and read the post!

6 posted on 08/09/2017 6:36:37 AM PDT by RhoTheta
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"...just like Sarah Connor, the purpose of my life has been transformed; now the only thing that matters is preparing my daughter for the world that is coming, and trying to protect her and teach her what she will need to know to survive in a country I don’t even recognize anymore....

Wow, this describes me.

Long read, but valid.

7 posted on 08/09/2017 7:32:56 AM PDT by T-Bone Texan (Trump's election does not release you from your prepping responsibilites!)
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To: vannrox

If you expect to recognize the threat and deal with the consequences, this is a MUST READ.

If you are too prissy, then Read the Declaration of Independence, then consider what happens when enough Americans get tired of abuses far worse than those experienced by our Founding Fathers.

8 posted on 08/09/2017 7:36:39 AM PDT by G Larry (There is no great virtue in bargaining with the Devil)
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To: vannrox

I read the pig trap and have this cautionary revision suggestion. Made with admiration and affection.

There was the original story of the pig trap and it was done very well. That’s where the blog should have ended.

Then the essay veered off into some additional subject matter that made the essay very long and somewhat uneven. Next time finish your original subject strong—and then write another one on the other subjects. Don’t confuse your audience.

9 posted on 08/09/2017 9:31:06 AM PDT by wildbill (If you check behind the shower curtain for a slasher, and find one.... what's your plan?)
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