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  • Clowns Brawl w/(Animal Rights) Protesters Under Circus Big Top in San Bernardino

    04/19/2015 2:26:41 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 43 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | April 18, 2015 | Michael Larkin
    Clowns Brawl With Protesters Under Circus Big Top in San Bernardino • Hundreds of spectators watched the fight break out when workers allegedly tried to stop the activists from forcing their way inside Clowns brawled with animal rights protesters under a circus big top in San Bernardino Friday night, witnesses say. Hundreds of spectators watched the fight break out when workers allegedly tried to stop the activists from forcing their way inside after the Ramos Bros. Circus show began. Two protestors were arrested following the melee, while two circus employees were injured when the fight broke out at 8:08 p.m.,...
  • Ashton Carter on defeating ISIS, talks with Iran — and Biden's 'close talking' at his swearing-in

    03/31/2015 5:40:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    today.com ^ | 3/31/2015 | Scott Stump
    Asked whether he laughed or cringed when he saw the video of Vice President Biden getting up close and personal with his wife at his swearing-in, Carter replied: "I laughed. They know each other extremely well. We're great friends of the Bidens."
  • Businesses Still Feeling Pressure From Port Dispute

    03/14/2015 9:38:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 3/14/2015 | Connor D. Wolf
    Despite port owners and union officials reaching a deal last month, businesses are still suffering from the aftereffects of a nine month long labor dispute that devastated the west coast. The dispute began in May when the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) were unable to agree on a new labor contract. The inability to come to a deal and the resulting port congestion prompted economic problems in many industries. It wasn’t until pressure from the president and a visit from Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Feb. 20 that the two sides were able...
  • Inside the Twisted Mind of a Gun Control Advocate: Jennifer Thorne Edition

    03/04/2015 9:22:07 AM PST · by rktman · 2 replies
    thetruthaboutguns.com ^ | 3/3/2015 | Robert Farago
    The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Facebooked a news story on suspected road rage killer Christopher Lee McCullum with the caption “Don’t worry, folks. He’s a ‘Good Guy with a Gun.'” Huh? Any man who murders an innocent victim isn’t a “good guy.” Ipso facto. The antis are spreading this mendacious meme throughout social media and onto op ed pages. Here’s how Jennifer Thorne, Executive Director of Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence, deploys the same sarcastic barb in a cleveland.com column focusing on last year’s pro-gun legislative package H.B. 234:
  • Where's the Outrage? 'Hands Up' Lie Furthered at Grammys

    02/10/2015 9:02:55 AM PST · by rktman · 36 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/10/2015 | Lloyd Marcus
    America, where is the outrage over the Ferguson “hands up don't shoot” lie being furthered in the minds of millions of black and white youths at the 2015 Grammys? Micheal Brown did not have his hands up in surrender. Brown was a thug who attacked officer Darren Wilson. And yet, prominent influential black celebs (Pharrell, Beyonce and Prince to name a few) continue to irresponsibly promote the lie that white cops murder young black men. Has everyone forgotten that police officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were assassinated because of this lie?
  • Who's Packing? (and does it matter?) Schools, hospitals and government buildings ban firearms.

    01/25/2015 12:25:42 PM PST · by rktman · 23 replies
    jdsupra.com ^ | 1/21/2015 | Howard Dakoff
    An otherwise peaceful and playful day this past summer at a southern Illinois homeowners association pool turned ugly when a resident with a history of behavioral problems became offended at a perceived slight. In retaliation, she threatened to drown someone's child. "It was crazy. It was very frightening," says Michelle St. Cin, AMS, PCAM, regional manager for Community Property Management in Alton, Ill. The situation was defused, but it left board members wondering: What if an over-protective parent were to pull a gun from a purse or backpack and start firing?
  • Celebrities Against America: Seven Deadly Sinners

    06/01/2014 6:20:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 6/1/2014 | Kelly OConnell
    It is simply extraordinary the high regard that most celebrities are held in today. Yet because most Americans receive their information passively, they are unaware that most celebrities are also extremely information-starved persons, as well. Further, many stars never even studied at a university, having left for Hollywood as soon as they could.
  • Kobe Bryant Changes Tune: Trayvon Martin 'Was Wronged'

    03/30/2014 6:39:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 51 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 3/27/2014 | Breitbart Sports
    After his comments in a New Yorker profile in which he criticized those who came to Trayvon Martin's defense before the facts came out just because Martin was black went viral on Thursday, Los Angeles Lakers superstar walked back that sentiment a bit, saying he believed that Trayvon Martin was "wronged."
  • (Ha, Ha!) Al Qaeda Operatives in Yemen Accidently Blow Themselves Up While Handling Car Bombs

    03/17/2014 7:32:45 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 27 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Monday, March 17, 2014, | New York Daily News
    Al Qaeda operatives in Yemen accidently blow themselves up while handling car bombs Tribesmen from the area and security officials identified the men — one Saudi and two Yemenis — as Al Qaeda terrorists. They were outfitting a car with explosives Sunday when the accident occurred. SANAA, Yemen — Three Al Qaeda operatives accidentally blew themselves up while outfitting a car with explosives, Yemen security officials said. Tribesmen from the area and security officials identified the three, one Saudi and two Yemenis, as Al Qaeda terrorists. The group is known to be active in the province’s Habban region, where the...
  • (Muslim Brotherhood) Fatwa: Women Who Swim in the Sea Commit Adultery, Should Be Punished

    12/01/2013 11:19:32 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 70 replies
    India Today Online ^ | November 28, 2013 | India Today Online
    Fatwa: Women who swim in the sea commit adultery, should be punished • "When a woman goes swimming, as the word for sea is masculine, when "the water touches the woman's private parts, she becomes an 'adulteress' and should be punished." - Summary of a report titled "The misguided Fatwas of the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafis", as published in the Al Masry Al Youm. A report by a committee set up by Al Azhar, one of the oldest and most prestigious Islamic universities in Cairo, to study the fatwas issued by the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafis reveals how Islamists view...
  • Man Shot During Bigfoot Hunt in Oklahoma; Man's Friend and Two Others Arrested

    11/09/2013 11:56:21 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 21 replies
    UPI ^ | Nov. 5, 2013 | UPI Odd News
    Man shot during bigfoot hunt in Oklahoma CATOOSA, Okla., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Authorities in Oklahoma said one person was shot and three were arrested in an apparent sasquatch hunting mishap. Rogers County Sheriff Scott Walton said Omar Pineda, 21, shot his friend in the back accidentally while the two were out hunting for the legendary ape, but it took a lot of questioning before deputies could uncover the truth, KXTV, Oklahoma City, reported Tuesday. Pineda, 21, was arrested for reckless conduct with a firearm and obstruction. The wounded man is expected to survive. Perry Don James, 53, Pineda's father-in-law,...
  • McCain and Graham denounce US-Russian deal "the start of a diplomatic blind alley."

    09/14/2013 1:44:02 PM PDT · by sunmars · 37 replies
    U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) today released the following statement on the U.S.-Russian agreement on Syria: “What concerns us most is that our friends and enemies will take the same lessons from this agreement – they see it as an act of provocative weakness on America's part. We cannot imagine a worse signal to send to Iran as it continues its push for a nuclear weapon. “Without a U.N. Security Council Resolution under Chapter 7 authority, which threatens the use of force for non-compliance by the Assad regime, this framework agreement is meaningless. Assad will use...
  • Arctic Muslims Risk Health During Ramadan

    07/11/2013 3:53:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    The Local ^ | 11 Jul 13
    Swedish Muslims north of the Arctic circle have long waited for and feared this summer. When the sun never sets, they have pondered how to observe Ramadan, when devout Muslims fast from sun up to sun down for a month. "Kiruna is as high up as you get in Sweden, the sun never sets during this month," Ali Melhem, 45, who has lived in Kiruna for 24 years told The Local. As the fasting month is set by the moon, Ramadan usually moves about 10 days forward in the calender each year, which means this is the first summer it...
  • KKK Recruitment Efforts Are A Fail In Covington, Ga.

    06/08/2013 7:31:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    NewsOne ^ | Jun 6, 2013
    The recruitment drive to join the Ku Klux Klan in Covington, Ga., is in full swing again as residents are being urged to join the brotherhood of White supremacists via fliers dropped outside their homes, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The “Save Our Race” fliers were placed in to clear plastic sandwich bags with a rock and distributed throughout the Laurel Ridge subdivision. According to one of the complex’s residents, who chose to remain anonymous, though, most of her neighbors threw the racist announcement away. “I think they are just trying to [stir] up the little bit of racism that some...
  • Mr.L: Assclowns On The Left & Right & Sarah Palin Is Still In The Fight

    05/04/2013 5:28:33 PM PDT · by Kolath · 10 replies
    You Tube ^ | 05/04/2013 | Mr L
    Former Governor Sarah Palin gives another well received speech at the NRA ILA in Houston, Texas—proving to her foes that she's still relevant and not going away. While the USA is falling apart at the seams, leftists lunatics from the church of the perpetually outraged believe that it is Citizen Palin tweeting the word "assclown" and not Obama the president who is a threat to the nation. My advice when battling leftist Assclowns defending Obama and trashing Palin in comment threads is simple—flip that mofo. In 2013, the Obama presidency is over and irrelevant. A majority of Americans are over...
  • (Oops ... Unintended Consequences) Hollywood Film Studios Say New York Gun Law May Ban Gun Props

    05/02/2013 7:26:05 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 18 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 1, 2013 | THOMAS KAPLAN
    Film Studios Say New York Gun Law May Ban Props ALBANY — The sweeping gun control measure signed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and hailed by Democratic leaders has a surprising critic: Hollywood. Officials in the movie and television industry say the new laws could prevent them from using the lifelike assault weapons and high-capacity magazines that they have employed in shows like “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and films like “The Dark Knight Rises.” Twenty-seven film and television projects, including programs like “Blue Bloods” and “Person of Interest,” are now in production in New York State using assault...
  • Turns Out The Taliban Burn Korans Too (Taliban Burn 300 Korans in Afghanistan)

    08/08/2012 7:27:35 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 5 replies
    Business Insider ^ | August 8, 2012 | Robert Johnson
    Turns Out The Taliban Burn Korans Too In February of this year American troops working at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan burned dozens of their prisoners Korans. Though the Taliban was quick to use the event to inspire locals to kill U.S. troops, it now appears the Islamist militant movement burns Korans as well. Though it is the holy book of Islam, U.S. troops at Bagram prison found inmates were scribbling coded messages to one another in the books margins and destroyed them. Afghan outrage was immense and sparked protests throughout the country; calling into question U.S. policy and troop...
  • Ron Paul: if spending were solution, there'd be no problem

    08/10/2010 3:10:21 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | August 10, 2010 | RidleyReport
    Ron Paul shows why gov. spending is the worst way to avoid financial crisis. He shows why America needs to end the fed and go back to gold and silver if we want to survive.
  • Indonesian Muslims Told to Change Prayer Direction (They Faced Toward Africa Instead of Mecca)

    07/17/2010 6:46:16 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 42 replies · 4+ views
    The Malaysian Insider ^ | July 16, 2010 | Reuters
    Indonesian Muslims told to change prayer direction JAKARTA, July 16 — Indonesia’s Muslims learned today they have been praying in the wrong direction, after the country’s highest Islamic authority said its directive on the direction of Mecca actually had people facing Africa. Muslims are supposed to face the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia during prayer and the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) issued an edict in March stipulating westward was the correct direction from the world’s most populous Muslim country. “But it has been decided that actually the mosques are facing Somalia or Kenya, so we are now suggesting...
  • Green Police Aren't Just in Super Bowl Ads

    02/10/2010 6:30:55 AM PST · by dmartin · 11 replies · 882+ views
    American Thinker ^ | February 10, 2010 | Peter Wilson
    If you've been watching the daily scandals destroy the credibility of the U.N. IPCC, then you might not realize that Cambridge, Massachusetts is in a state of climate emergency. This is not hyperbole, but an official policy order, passed by the City Council in May 2009, "recogniz[ing] that there is a climate emergency" and requesting the City Manager "to direct the appropriate city departments to increase the City's responses to a scale proportionate to the emergency."
  • How 25 Years of Gay Activism in Hollywood Has Paid Off

    10/11/2008 2:07:09 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 78 replies · 2,242+ views
    Culture and Media Institute ^ | 10/8/08 | Robert Knight
    If you’re noticing your TV screen turning pink, it’s not just your imagination. The new broadcast TV season includes 22 series featuring a total of 35 openly gay characters, according to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). GLAAD, which rides herd over all Hollywood scripts dealing with homosexuality, says the number of series with homosexual characters is a record. These series are on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and the CW networks. The total figure does not include shows on cable, like The L Word on Showtime, or MTV’s all-gay LOGO network. A new Eye on Culture report from...
  • Michigan Group Joins Boycott vs. Hallmark Over "same-sex couple" Cards

    10/07/2008 11:52:51 AM PDT · by TheAverageGuy · 82 replies · 2,074+ views
    Family Policy Network ^ | 10/7/08 | Family Policy Network
    A Michigan pro-family group has joined a nationwide boycott of a major greeting card company as a result of its promotion of the homosexual lifestyle. The American Family Association of Michigan has joined forces with several other pro-family groups around the country to boycott Hallmark over the company's new line of "same-sex couple" cards. AFA-Michigan's President Gay Glenn said, “Hallmark’s corporate position helps culturally legitimize and promote so-called homosexual ‘marriage,’ using its customers’ money to do so.” He added, “Each of us should ensure as a matter of conscience that Hallmark isn’t able to use any of our families’ money.”...
  • U.S. Rep Barney Frank (RAT-MA) vows more financial policing (THIS IS NOT A JOKE!)

    10/06/2008 2:15:05 PM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies · 918+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 10/06/08 | Svea Herbst-Bayliss & Scott Malone
    U.S. Rep Frank vows more financial policingBy Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Scott Malone Reuters - 1 hour 22 mins ago NEWTON, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Blaming lax regulation for what turn into the worst U.S. financial crisis since the Great Depression, U.S. Rep. Barney Frank vowed on Monday to police banks and hedge funds more actively to avoid future financial meltdowns. Frank, the powerful chairman of the House Financial Services Committee who has been credited with largely shaping the $700 billion (401 billion pound) bailout plan, also said he expects the cost of to be much less. Frank said next year's agenda...
  • AdWatch: Pro-Prop. 8 pitch starts with Newsom comments

    10/06/2008 1:04:52 PM PDT · by SmithL · 11 replies · 814+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 10/6/8 | Aurelio Rojas
    Supporters of Proposition 8, which would ban same-sex marriage in California, are running their first television ad.The commercial features San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom making a celebratory speech. The state Supreme Court had just invalidated a law overwhelmingly passed by voters in 2000 that declared "only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California." Following is a text of the ad and an analysis by Aurelio Rojas of The Bee's Capitol Bureau: The ad Newsom: This door's wide open now. It's going to happen whether you like it or not.Narrator: Four judges ignored 4 million...
  • Rabid Left Makes Threats Against Freepers

    02/20/2008 8:52:41 AM PST · by concretebob · 159 replies · 472+ views
    http://concretebob.vox.com ^ | 20 February 2008 | concretebob
    An anonymous, rabid, property destroying, leftwing poster on Indymedia has leveled threats of violence against me and Trooprally. Seems they take exception to people standing up and exercising their Constuttionally protected rights to speech, assembly, and association. I did post a response.
  • Hearing today on whether to suspend cabbies who refuse fares (MPLS airport)

    02/27/2007 4:45:34 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 14 replies · 690+ views
    mpls star & sickle ^ | 2-27-07 | ap
    The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) holds a public hearing today on whether to penalize cabbies who refuse to transport fares on religious grounds. Some Muslim cabbies at the Twin Cities Airport are refusing to carry travelers who have alcohol with them or who have service dogs.
  • Gun rights group takes case to council

    02/27/2007 5:22:07 PM PST · by VoiceOfBruck · 86 replies · 1,356+ views
    Manassas Journal Messenger ^ | Tuesday, February 27, 2007 | ELISA A. GLUSHEFSKI
    More than 50 gun rights advocates protested police conduct during an incident at a city restaurant with some calling for the firing of several of the officers involved at Monday night's Manassas City Council meeting. The public outcry comes two weeks after Springfield-resident Russ Troxel filed a complaint against the police department about an incident involving him and six friends who were openly carrying their weapons while dining at Tony's New York Pizza on Mathis Avenue on the evening of Jan. 13. A second complaint was filed Friday by Fairfax resident Mark Anderson who states that among other things the...
  • 'Exterminate White People' Follow-Up (Hannity & Colmes Interview with a Black Panther)

    12/06/2006 9:17:11 AM PST · by scottdeus12 · 100 replies · 3,338+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 12/6/06 | Voxant, Inc.
    UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And they're monitoring our people to try to prevent the one person from coming up with the one idea. And the one idea is how we are going to exterminate white people. Because that, in my estimation, is the only conclusion I have come to. We have to exterminate white people off of the face of the planet to solve this problem. SEAN HANNITY, CO-HOST: Last night, we brought you this story of former North Carolina State University professor Kamau Kambon, who made those comments at a forum on media coverage of Hurricane Katrina last year. It has...
  • Response to my Letter to ACLU re: Religion in the US

    11/29/2006 9:55:53 PM PST · by Aria · 22 replies · 1,175+ views
    ACLU | 11/29/06 | Vanity
    Thank you for contacting the ACLU and sharing your thoughtful comments about the ACLU, Christmas and religion. Ours is one of the most devout nations in the world, and it is at the same time the most religiously diverse. The U. S. has more than 1,500 different religious bodies and sects - including 75 divisions of Baptists alone. This country also has 360,000 churches, mosques and synagogues, all coexisting in relative harmony. The ACLU is committed to defending the religious freedom of all Americans and keeping our national tradition of religious diversity alive and well. To protect religious liberty for...
  • Libertarians Defeated Talent?

    11/08/2006 2:10:11 PM PST · by rond · 99 replies · 1,754+ views
    Self, Missouri election records | Nov. 8, 2006 | Self
    Jim Talent's loss wasn't so much a slam-dunk by the Democrats. Talent WON in 2002 with 49.8 percent of the vote, to Jean Carnahan's 48.7 percent. Talent LOST in 2006 with 47.4 percent of the vote, to McCaskill's 49.4 percent. The Dem gains .7 percent; Talent loses 2.4 percent. A glaring difference: The Libertarian candidate went from 1 percent in 2002 to 2.3 percent in 2006. Libertarian gains were more pronounced in southwest Missouri's 7th District: ?In Lawrence County, McCaskill pulled 35.2 percent -- exactly as much as Carnahan in 2002. But Talent's share dwindled from 62.2 percent to 59.7...
  • Senate Democratic leadership threatens Disney with legal and legislative sanctions

    09/07/2006 4:12:34 PM PDT · by Mo1 · 1,344 replies · 30,688+ views
    americablog.blogspot.com ^ | September 07, 2006 | John in DC
    Senate Democratic leadership threatens Disney with legal and legislative sanctionsby John in DC - 9/07/2006 06:02:00 PM This letter was sent today by the entire Democratic leadership of the US Senate. This letter is such a major shot across the bow of Disney, it's not even funny. It is FILLED with veiled threats, both legal and legislative, against Disney. US Senators don't make threats like this, especially the entire Democratic leadership en masse, unless they mean it. Disney is in serious trouble. Read it, then read my analysis of it below:September 7, 2006 Mr. Robert A. Iger President and...
  • Grenades 'caused Beslan tragedy'

    08/29/2006 3:09:50 AM PDT · by rightgrafix · 57 replies · 4,466+ views
    BBC ^ | Tuesday, 29 August 2006, 09:21 GMT 10:21 UK
    A Russian investigator has said grenades fired by surrounding Russian forces could have triggered the Beslan school bloodbath in September 2004. Yuri Savelyev's conclusions contradict the official view that bombs planted by the hostage-takers in the school gym went off just before the gun battle. Mr Savelyev is a member of the Russian parliamentary commission investigating the siege, in which 331 people died. Many of the victims were children, taken hostage by pro-Chechen militants.
  • France defends sending 200 troops [Frogs Alert]

    08/18/2006 8:58:37 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 36 replies · 727+ views
    CNN ^ | 8/18/06 | CNN
    PARIS, France (AP) -- French Defense Minister Michele Alliot-Marie on Friday defended France's decision to send just 200 additional troops to reinforce the U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon and reiterated that the force needs a clear mandate to operate effectively. "I can't let it be said or implied that France is not doing its duty in the Lebanese crisis," the minister told French radio RTL in an interview. "Since the start of the crisis, France is on the frontline and it is the top contributor." France announced on Thursday it was doubling its contingent to 400 troops. It currently leads...
  • Liberals Want "People's Emergency Management Agency"

    06/14/2006 2:43:38 PM PDT · by Cindy_Cin · 46 replies · 705+ views
    CNSnews ^ | June 14, 2006 | Sarah Larkins
    Liberal activists speaking at the "Take Back America" Conference in Washington, D.C., Tuesday said a "human Congress" and a "Peoples Emergency Management Agency" are needed to help rebuild New Orleans because of the federal government's alleged failures both before and after Hurricane Katrina. They also accused the Bush administration of diverting funding that should be used to rebuild New Orleans "overseas to an unjust war" in Iraq. Rev. Lennox Yearwood, national coordinator for the Gulf Coast Renewal Campaign, called Katrina the "lunch-counter logo for the 21st Century," a reference to discrimination against African-Americans who were refused seating at lunch counters...
  • Democrats call Zarqawi killing a stunt

    06/08/2006 2:56:43 PM PDT · by seamus · 451 replies · 21,309+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 4:09 p.m., June 8, 2006 | Amy Fagan
    Some Democrats, breaking ranks from their leadership, today said the death of terrorist leader Abu Musab Zarqawi in Iraq was a stunt to divert attention from an unpopular and hopeless war. "This is just to cover Bush's [rear] so he doesn't have to answer" for Iraqi civilians being killed by the U.S. military and his own sagging poll numbers, said Rep. Pete Stark, California Democrat. "Iraq is still a mess -- get out."
  • Rep. Kennedy Crashes Car Near Capitol

    05/04/2006 4:48:15 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 120 replies · 2,996+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 5 May 2006
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy crashed his car near the Capitol early Thursday, and a police official said he appeared intoxicated. Kennedy said he had had no alcohol before the accident. Kennedy, D-R.I., addressed the issue after a spate of news reports. "I was involved in a traffic accident last night at First and C Street SE near the U.S. Capitol," Kennedy said in a written statement released by his office. "I consumed no alcohol prior to the incident. I will fully cooperate with the Capitol Police in whatever investigation they choose to undertake." Kennedy appeared to be intoxicated when he crashed...
  • "The Coup" Will Perform at Anti-War Concert (FReepers Will Remember These Jokers)

    09/08/2005 2:07:29 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 24 replies · 1,063+ views
    A bunch of these fliers have been posted around Capitol Hill in DC, across the street from where I work.
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...