Skip to comments.Anyone Want to Start Their Own Country? (Freeper Island Is Real)
Posted on 03/22/2002 8:52:21 PM PST by Brett66
The Island of Long Island is for sale for $1.25 million.
Long Island - 8700 acres - US $1,250,000
This private island is immense, so big, in fact, that there are actually 4 countries in the world with a
smaller surface area! Situated off the coast of central Queensland between the towns of Mackay and Rockhampton, 20 nautical miles (37 km) from the Great Barrier Reef, Long Island is one of Queensland's largest coastal islands. Open grasslands, forests, and a beautiful coastline characterize the island. There are 4 sandy beaches, one of which is 4 km (2.5
miles) long, and the water temperature remains at 20-22 °C (68-72 °F) all year long. Much of the island
is suitable for agriculture, with over 4000 acres (1620 ha) of fertile soil. A 4-bedroom house is
present on the island, along with a private airstrip.
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Who needs their permission? :-)
Did Britain allow us to declare independence?
You'd need medications for every bite you could think of and if you get an organism from a reef there is no cure. From what I understand you are dead.
You might find a safer spot in the middle of Afghanistan! LOL
Apparently, the libertarians have their eyes set on Lake Titicaca, partly because of the intriguing name, and partly because the life expectancy of Anglos in the nearby Bolivian towns, where the nose candy is so cheap, is two and a half years.
"Free bread! Freedom! Milk for the babies!" cried Fidel.
The uneducated, illiterate farmhands, knowing nothing about international geo-politics, screamed their approval.
Fidel then picks up a gun and proceeds to carry on a civil war. At first his Excellency his quite sure that his troops will put down this rebellion within a matter of days, even hours. But within months, there is no sign of the letup. His troops are close to exhaustion, underfed, underequipped, morale is at an all time low.
Fidel Lowbridge, in the meantime, has gotten stronger. He has found support amongst the peasants who are tired of hard work for little money and not being educated by their government. The peasants in greater numbers, join this funny looking revolutionary.
Three years later his Excellency flees the Republic before he could be captured and shot. Fidel takes over and rules the former Republic of Hammach (now renamed the People's Republic of Lowbridge),
Sure sure, sounds great. But then, the biting, the screaming, the running...lol
I love the idea. I'm due for a 'land-mass' increase, it's one of them 'manifest destiny'-things I figure.
Sicko. They're both in their '70s. Will Ritual necrophilia soon be the national religion?
True but I doubt the Australians would send the equal of General Sherman to your island to try and keep the peace.
Until they adopt the direct action theories of 'headsonpikes,' end wage-slavery, expropriate the means of production, and start to eat the rich! The libertarians have a plan to thwart this horror, though: Ban the free association of unions, and make it a crime for the lowly hired hands to not make beds, cook, and wash dishes. Freedom is slavery!
Have you ever found a thread that you could not somehow turn into a "hate the libertarians" thread, somehow or someway?
How DO you do it?
</ snickers >
Was it D. H. Lawrence who wrote the classic short story "The Man Who Loved Islands"?
The islander wanted "an island all of his own: not necessarily to be alone on it, but to make it a world of his own." Maybe at some point, seeing his life stretching out before him, and seeking a happiness he thought would elude the rest, the islander missed seeing the fact that a world of his own meant a world with nothing that was not his own. Trapped in a body, in a reality, to continue to exist meant accepting things not of himself, with things that were not his own, with people that were not his own. Maybe he didn't see that a world of his own was a world alone, and a very lonely world.
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