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Monday, May 27, 2013

Memorial Day

I pretty much can't stand Memorial Day. First off, I can't stand the State telling me what days I have to take off of work. Today is a nice day, and I could have got a lot of work done and made money doing it. I want to be the one who decides when and what days I take off work and enjoy life.

This year Memorial day irritates me more than normal. Why?

I have read a couple articles that have shown new lows for the American Idiot.

The first one was a "SEAL" that compared his fighting in Ramadi, Iraq to the colonial revolutionaries. He went on to say that America didn't get it's freedom from the Declaration of Independence but from "soldiers" who fought willingly because they believed in the "United States of America".
So America is also free because we attacked Iraq.
This SEAL is an idiot. And a fool.
To compare the war in Iraq to the War for Independence is so stupid I can't believe there are people who can believe that and still function in life, like even being able to feed themselves with a spoon.
Now, if he had compared the US to Britain during the War for Independence, he would be closer.
Obviously we all know we invaded Iraq in a war of aggression, nothing whatsoever to do with American Freedom, or Liberty. American soldiers in Iraq were the aggressors, the invading army, the tyrants.
We were not "freeing" Iraq. Killing innocent people doesn't count as freeing them.
The Colonials were not soldiers, they were farmers for the most part that would grab their knapsack with an apple and a piece of bread and head to battle to fire a few shots at the British and head home to take care of the chores. They were NOT fighting for the "United States of America", they didn't even know that term. They fought for their state and their home.  They were called terrorists by the British State, and by the definition of the term that the US government uses today, they most certainly would be terrorists today.
Oh well, I am going to stop with this one, cause it's just to stupid to think about. Except I did hear some Fox News "Memorial Day Special" on the radio today and the war for remembering this year was the war in Iraq.  There are millions of Iraqis who will never forget the soldiers who invaded their homes and killed their loved ones. Wonder if they will have a memorial day.
American Idiots.
The next story I read today was some army surgeon who was asked about what he thought about Memorial Day. Well, this surgeon went on about how he is sad because he thinks about the ones who lose their lives or are maimed for life, and how many of these are America's "best and brightest." There is no remorse about war itself, or about the fact that these "best and brightest" were needlessly killed or maimed in a war of stupidity, nope. Just that America could have had these bright folks living today and who knows what wonderful things they could have accomplished if they were not dead. Not a word about the  cause of their death, and how stupid and wasteful it is, just that they are dead, like they were born into the military and automatically had to go to war and die.
American Idiots.
I am not celebrating memorial day. I will not worship soldiers, the military or the State. I also am not going to be silent about someone comparing the Iraq war with the American Revolution.
Americans, and especially the church-going people, love and worship the military, and think it can do no wrong, because people join it and die in war.
They are wrong to be warmongers and State worshipers. I think they are idiots to let the US government scare them into thinking they have to worry about a guy riding a goat in whateverstan coming here and blowing them up.
War is the health of the State. Being in the military keeps the State healthy. It has nothing to do with Liberty, any more than the war in Iraq did.
Pull your heads out of the State's butt and look around and think for yourselves for once. Fools, you are being used. Your rightful love of your country and people is being misused and abused by the State.
Stand up for the truth. Dare to say NO! The war is wrong, it has nothing to do with American freedoms, so let's quite lying about it and starting talking about the truth.  



  1. Gentlemen,
    this is John Rambo, Anti-Feminist Soldier. I am posting this on behalf of Peter-Andrew: Nolan© also now known as Joschua-Brandon: Boehm©. I am doing this because, as a young men who knows Peter well, I know he has our best interests at heart.

    It is well known that five years ago, April 2008, I spent a month suicidal as I went through the process of disowning my former children. When I came out of that rather unpleasant experience I contacted other men who had been similarly affected. I realized that many men were killing themselves because of the criminal abuse of the family law courts all across the western English speaking world.

    As a direct result of this experience, and my compassion for my fellow men, I made a vow in June 2008 to re-introduce the rule of law into Australia and Ireland. Naturally, at the time I made the vow I had no idea how that might be done. We call it “throw your hat over the wall”. You make the vow and “figure it out later”.

    Along the way I have talked to many tens of thousands of men, perhaps as many as 100,000 men have seen at least one comment by me one way or another. What I heard from men in 2008 was that they were DESPERATE for a remedy for the crimes being committed against them in the family courts. They were DESPERATE to find a way to end the criminal effects of feminism on their lives. Because so many men told me the same thing I mistook this to mean they actually WANTED to solve the problems of the family courts and feminism. As I said. My mistake.

    Through very extensive research and labour, and collaborating with the best and brightest, the remedy for both the family courts and feminism was proven on 2009-11-26. A mere 18 months after I was suicidal. The court meeting that I did on 2009-11-26 I regard as one of the finest achievements of my life. Regardless? The very men I risked my life to create a remedy for have ignored that remedy, preferring to whine, bitch, moan and complain because that is far more rewarding to them than actually solving their problems. If they solved their problems they would have nothing to whine, bitch, moan and complain about.

    The remedy has now been available 2.5 times as long as it took to develop and has proved uniquely unpopular. I am hated for even talking about it. The blood of every man who kills himself due to criminal abuse in the family courts is on the hands of those perhaps 100,000+ men who have heard from me and done nothing. I did all I could. They did not. It is actually very simple.

    The mechanism for men to free themselves now is the Mens Business Association. The MBA provides individual based services to get men out of the control grid. Such services may well save the mans life from suicide. Going forward? It is necessary to create second economy outside the control of any government entity. Why criminals in governments can dominate and control men via the economy they will continue to do so. There is no reason for them to stop. The MBA is the proposal of a second economy outside the control of the government. This is a NECESSARY ingredient for men to live in freedom.

    Only a small percentage of men will want to live in freedom. Those men who want to live in freedom? You are invited to watch a short update on how we are going in our efforts to get the second economy going. Naturally? The second economy will grow just as quickly or slowly as men join in and contribute to it. Those who want to “stick with the government run economies”? You are welcome to do so. I wish you luck with that because you are going to need it.

    best regards

    your brother peter


  2. Commerce brings people together. This was one of the contributions of Mises. It is the kryptonite to the state, which is why the state is so concentrated on trying to be in absolute control of all commerce. For a long time I was a "free trade except with slave populations like China" sorta guy. Now I understand where I was mistaken. The beast which would prevent trade with China isn't fundamentally different from the beast in China which enslaves the people there. The only solution is to always be against any increase in any state power, no matter where it is.

    Cliche in Kenai

  3. As the populations trade with each other they start to see the humanity of the "evil other". It is states which have the perpetual interest in demonizing the other guys, because ultimately they need someone believable to blame the problems they cause on.

    Note: I tried to deal fairly with Token Socialist, not impugn his motives, not misrepresent his opinions. If I didn't do that, then I'd appreciate him pointing out where I failed. I thought him starting out with an ad homenim wasn't particularly good form, though.

    Cliche in Kenai