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Lies cause weakness

March 18, 2018

American culture, if there is such a thing, is weak and pitiful from decades (or more) of telling lies. And from glossing over lies that are told. Lies always cause weakness.

But the lies are understandable in a way.

Lies feel safe and cozy. Especially when they are told and retold. When the lies bring you together and make you feel a part of a community you have a special place to fit in.

Truth is often lonely and painful. I know.

I wish I could tell the lies and feel accepted and warm. But it wouldn’t change the truth. I wish I could say that cops are good guys, that taxation is the price of a civilized society, and that it’s good to support government because God tells me to in Romans 13. I wish I could believe in “authority” and that it is for my own good and the good of the children. I wish I could believe government schools are “public” centers of education. That citizenship is a wonderful thing. Those are comforting lies because of the beliefs of those around me. Telling those lies to myself and others would help me fit in and feel welcomed. But they are still lies.

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Armed and dangerous

March 15, 2018

I support the right of every human to own and to carry a gun. Period. That doesn’t mean I trust every armed person. There are some people who simply can not be trusted with guns, even though they have the right to own and carry them and no one has the right to forbid it. Those are separate issues.

I’ve known some of those who couldn’t be trusted with a gun. They are simply too dangerous or unstable to trust. With or without a gun.

A guy who comes to mind was very reckless, spastic, and impulsive. I went out shooting with him once. Only once. Never again. He had no muzzle awareness and wouldn’t keep his finger off the trigger. He left town saying it was his intention to join the military– they deserved the likes of him.

No one who would wear a government uniform can be trusted with a gun– and that especially applies to cops. I don’t trust them with a gun any more than I would trust an angry diseased monkey with a loaded and cocked gun with a hair trigger and no safety. Anyone who would demean themselves enough to become a government tool obviously has serious issues with authoritarianism and aggression.

This doesn’t mean I’ll ask government to keep guns out of their hands. It means I will consider them dangerous morons and always try to stay away from them. It means I will warn others to be alert around them. This sort of person deserves to be shunned to death unless they grow up and take responsibility– which would begin with shedding the uniform and making an honest effort at becoming a good guy.


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You support… that?

March 13, 2018

There are businesses around which display support for Blue Line Gang molesters on their electronic signs. I’m glad to know what they support so I can spend my money elsewhere. 
There are houses which fly the Blue Line Gang molester flag; the flag that declares that the lives of molesters are more important than yours or mine. I’m glad to know where these people live so I can avoid them and leave them to their heroes in an emergency.
There are cars driving around with stickers on them advertising their support for the molester gang. I encourage them to let themselves be known everywhere they go.
I’ll always encourage the enemies of all that is decent to display who they are and what they support. It’s helpful to know where anti-liberty bigots are.


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A historical villain

March 10, 2018

Sir Robert Peel– one of history’s true villains.

Not only because he was the Prime Archator of a State, but because he committed an act much worse— one which still hurts liberty even to this day.

What was this terrible offense? He established “modern policing”. Nothing he could have done could have atoned for that crime against humanity.

He remains a Registered Liberty Offender for this evil act.


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Gun rights or copsucking? Your choice.

March 9, 2018

If you consider yourself a gun rights enthusiast, but you support cops and the military, you aren’t Ready to Rumble, you are Ready to Crumble. Ready to willingly cave in to whatever “law” your heroes decide to enforce against you.

Don’t fool yourself– if they have to choose between the paycheck/pension/social status, and respecting your rights, you will be tossed aside like anonymous skid-marked underwear hanging on their doorknob.

You are throwing your support behind your enemies– the very people who will be treading on you while prying the guns out of your cold, dead hands. Assuming you didn’t hand over all your guns immediately when your heroes demanded you do so.

There are few creatures as pathetic as a cop-supporting gun-rights enthusiast. What other molesters do they throw their support behind?


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Why not be a psychopath?

March 2, 2018

Those who believe there’s no basis for ethics without a god, or at least a religion, can’t see there’s a downside to violating others absent a supernatural referee.

I understand why they might feel that way. It’s the same sort of thinking behind acceptance of government courts and police. Why not be a thug if no one is looking over your shoulder and holding you accountable?

If there is no one keeping cosmic score, why not just go through life using other people as you see fit? A completely “me first” attitude in everything?

Because while it often works as a short-term strategy, it falls apart in the long-term. Living this way is unsustainable. In fact, governing is the only way to survive such a strategy beyond the short-term. Live completely free of regard for others, on your own, and you’re soon dead. Not only will people defend themselves from you, not only will people soon refuse to deal with you in any way, but other people will adopt your strategy and use it against you. Society beyond the rudimentary would be impossible. This life plan is self-defeating.

Ethics is a real thing and doesn’t require a god or State to enforce it. It arises spontaneously out of living among other humans who have the same needs, desires, and feelings as you do. Your behavior has consequences.

Nothing’s perfect– some people will always seem to get away with crimes against others– neither god nor government will change that. In fact, government makes it more likely that they will get away with it longer than otherwise. Government protects the bad guys from the consequences of their behavior much more than it protects the innocent. It always has and always will.

This illustrates why government– the State– is the opposite of society, not a synonym.


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Not all molestation is sexual

March 1, 2018

All cops are molesters. Not all of them are necessarily sexual predators.

Sure, that Oklahoma cop who was raping women he pulled over was a sexual molester. So were those New York City cops who raped the girl then tried to say it was consensual. And the Texas cops who “searched for drugs” inside the woman’s vagina after she was pulled over. And… well, I could go on with thousands of examples. Probably not all cops have sexually molested people, but all cops are molesters. Worse, they are paid stolen money to molest people.

Your “polite” neighbors believe cops have a legitimate function: to molest bad guys by stopping them from hurting people or violating property. And if they actually did that without molesting the rest of us, I wouldn’t be completely against policing. But they don’t– because they can’t. Molestation is built into the “job” and is a result of every encounter with them.

“Molest” simply means “to bother, interfere with, or annoy“. You can do that non-sexually. And that is most definitely what cops do. Cops are molesters. Not every cop is molesting at every moment, but all cops molest or they get fired for “not doing their job”.

Traffic stops are molestation.
Drug “arrests” are molestation.
Weapon “arrests” are molestation.
Property code enforcement is molestation.
“Checkpoints” are molestation.
Having a cop driving down the road behind you is molestation, because it is a threat to your life, liberty, and property.
A cop walking up to you and demanding ID is molesting you.

Add that word to your toolkit of descriptors for police officers, along with “pig”*, badgescum”, “jabbut” (JBT/jack-booted thug), “reaver”, “Blue Line Gang member”, “Popo”, “Hero”, “Registered Liberty Offender”, “Barney”, etc.

When you see a cop, think “Molester”.

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 *I don’t like calling cops “pigs”, because pigs are intelligent, sensitive, useful animals of value. Totally unlike cops.


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Common sense gun deregulation needed

February 28, 2018

(My Eastern New Mexico News column for February 28, 2018)

 

It’s time to take a hard look at America’s gun laws. In fact, it’s over a century past due. How many more innocent lives will be snuffed out before people demand change? Before they demand politicians stand up and do what’s right?

I’m talking about common-sense gun deregulation.

Anti-gun “laws” can’t make anyone safer– except those who prefer victims who can’t fight back effectively. Every gun regulation is a violation of the rights to life, liberty, and property. America has compromised its way into this problem.

No one has the right to regulate guns (or other weaponry), nor can anyone invent this right through power or popularity. Attempting to do so anyway is ethically as bad as shooting up crowds.

Put government back in its tiny box through common-sense gun deregulation.

It’s time to end background checks and to get over the idea that some people can be prohibited from owning guns.
It’s time to abolish every “gun free” zone.
It’s time to get rid of “laws” controlling who may carry what weapon, where, and in what way, including licensing schemes. Slaves depend on others for defense; free men and women don’t.

It’s time to stop pretending anyone has the right to decide what type of gun, which gun accessories, or how many rounds of ammunition someone else needs. It’s no one’s business unless someone is making a credible threat to harm innocent people.
It’s time to stop pretending my rights are up for grabs whenever someone other than me commits an act of evil.

It’s time to stop acting like liberty is subject to the opinions of emotionally immature and intellectually deficient protesters.
It’s time to stop pretending you want to outlaw guns when you are willing to let the police and military keep theirs. You aren’t against guns, you just want government to have them all. How would you enforce any gun ban, if not with guns?

It’s time to abolish the BATFE. It’s a criminal gang from the ground up and has been from the day it was established. End it, without transferring its “job” to another criminal gang like the FBI.

It’s time to encourage everyone to accept their sacred responsibility to be properly armed every day, everywhere they go. It’s time to fire and sue any government employee who questions any person for exercising this absolute, universal human right.

Get government out of the scam of making up rules concerning guns. The cost of ignoring this problem one more day is too high.


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"Good cops" and other imaginary beasts

January 25, 2018

“Police officer” or “cop” are words used to describe people who commit specific acts. Just like “rapist”, “child molester”, or “mugger” are words to describe people who commit specific acts. It’s not really about the person, but about the acts the person chooses to commit.

Objecting to those acts being committed or to those who commit them isn’t at all similar to racism or sexism, because it is based only on actions and the individual person who commits them. Nothing else.

To say “not all police officers are bad” is a nonsense statement. You are denying the description and the definition.

Let’s say, for the sake of argument, that “sheep” is defined as “a white, hoofed mammal with wool“. In that case, a black sheep wouldn’t fit the definition of “sheep”; you’d need to make up a new word to use for it. And, a tuna clearly wouldn’t be a sheep.

Well, a “cop”/”police officer” is a person who enforces laws– both the unnecessary and the harmful— and violates property rights while claiming to be protecting them, with violence or threats of violence, on behalf of a government. That isn’t a good person, by definition.

To pretend there is something you would call a “cop”/”police officer” who doesn’t do the above is to describe someone who doesn’t fit the definition of a cop or police officer. You are talking about a completely different set of acts the person commits– as in the case of a free market “police” analog. You are calling a bald, black unicorn a sheep.


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It’s not help if it’s not wanted

January 7, 2018

(My Eastern New Mexico News column for December 6, 2017)

Most people enjoy helping others when they can, and when they see a deserving opportunity. It’s one of the best things about human nature.

Yet it’s easy to fool yourself into believing you are helping while doing the opposite.

It’s not “helping” if it’s unwanted.

For example, I don’t want you to hire police to protect me from crime. I certainly don’t want to be forced to pay for them, nor let them interfere in acts which have no individual victim.

If I see you stabbing yourself in the foot repeatedly, my intervention might not be wanted. Even if I suspect mental illness, how far should I go to stop you from doing what you want to do? As unpleasant as the reality is, you have the right to do whatever you want to your own body. I have no right to tackle you to prevent you from harming yourself, and if I do anyway, you may have a legitimate claim against me. Whether anyone would blame me is a different issue.

Often, when seeing someone who seems to need help, the most anyone has a right to do is to offer advice, then walk away if the advice is unwelcome. This is hard to do.

Giving advice falls under freedom of speech, yet no one is obligated to listen. If they refuse and you impose yourself on them, you have gone beyond what you have a right to do. You aren’t helping.

You can’t help by violating people’s rights, nor are you helping when you assist those who do. This is the mistake which props up war and other forms of mob violence.

Contrary to popular belief, welfare isn’t helping. It is not generous to force others to contribute, no matter how good you believe the cause to be. You’ve negated any help, only shifting the harm to someone else.

Plus, welfare creates dependency. Once in the system, it’s hard to escape because of distorted incentives.

Charity is better for everyone. Voluntary acts always are. It’s better for the giver because it isn’t forced. If the recipient is discovered to have lied about his situation, the giver can immediately choose to keep his money in his own pocket; no need for a bureaucracy to rule on the case. Charity is also better for the recipient. It can be less intrusive and less demeaning. He can seek other sources if the charity comes with unreasonable strings attached.

I’m in favor of helping. When people help, everyone wins.


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