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Reality vs the delusion

November 26, 2016

I would love to be what cops are imagined by copsuckers to be.

I want to be a person who is helpful to people in danger. I want to be the guy who gets kittens out of trees, and holds doors open for women and old folks (for anyone I can, regardless of any of those things). I want to protect people and serve them by actually being of use.

But I would never want to be anything like the reality of what cops are. I won’t violate people for “laws” or “the common good“.

I won’t pretend I have the right to steal from people to finance my “service” (regardless of whether anyone agreed to pay for it or not). I won’t pretend that property rights don’t apply to me. I won’t pretend my safety negates all other considerations.

I would love for everyone to be this way. Then all but the most delusional badge-fluffers would see their coproach heroes as the unnecessary scum they truly are.

I’ll do all I can to make this the reality. How about you?

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Prohibition dangerous as addiction

October 11, 2016

(My Clovis News Journal column for September 9, 2016)

Prohibition is drug abuse‏ (my chosen headline- I didn’t even try to come up with something they’d use this week)

Drugs can make people crazy. For proof, just look what drugs have done to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

His craziness apparently doesn’t come from taking drugs, but from his murderous lust to prohibit them. Like so many prohibitionists in the US.

He’s a perfect role model for supporters of the stupid and evil War on Politically Incorrect Drugs. Particularly for those who have the political power to continue to impose prohibition on society.

People who support prohibition are some of the most dangerous drug abusers out there. They abuse the excuse that some people will use drugs, some of those who use drugs will abuse them, some of those who abuse them will become addicted, and some of those who become addicted will be harmed to find justification for harming everyone; drug abuser or not. In fact, the drug war has been used as a model for the equally perverted war against gun owners. This chain of linked excuses can be used to violate any liberty you have.

Drug abuse is dumb, but prohibition is evil. Prohibition never has the effect its pushers claim, but instead adds crime and corrupt law enforcement to the list of harm the drugs may do, without preventing the harm done by drugs.

Most of the harm claimed to result from drug abuse– legal trouble, loss of jobs and social standing–  can be traced more to the effects of prohibition than to the drugs themselves. And prohibitionists are OK with that– anything to punish drug users. To prohibitionists, it’s worth any collateral damage.

Those who advocate prohibition are effectively saying “Drugs are bad for you, and to prove it we will destroy your life, and maybe kill you, if we suspect you possess drugs”. It’s one of the craziest acts ever committed in the name of “for your own good”.

Prohibitionists are on the wrong side of morality, and on the losing side of history. One day their crusade will look as backward and evil as the acts of those who supported the runaway slave acts. On that day those who enforce prohibition will be seen in the same light as those who captured and returned– or killed– runaway slaves in the name of “enforcing the law”. In fact, growing numbers of us already see them this way.

Some of us also see them as absolutely crazy, like President Duterte, and hope they come to their senses before they do more damage.

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Experts vs bullies

October 2, 2016

People get very confused over words which have multiple, even contradictory, meanings. One of those is the word “authority”.

“Authority” can mean experienced expert in some specific area, or it can mean a bully.

In politics, it only means the second one.

That’s because no one can be an experienced expert at running other people’s lives. Sure, they might be experienced at doing it, and they may be an expert at getting away with it, but they are still only a bully.

It’s why I never soil the reputation of an expert by calling him or her an “authority”. It is just too dirty a label.

I respect experts, and love to learn from them. But I despise bullies and never feel bad when they pay for their evil. “The authorities” are among the lowest scum on the planet. Always and forever, and there’s nothing which can ever change that reality.

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Into the dark and twisted mind of a cop supporter

September 29, 2016

The statism! It burns!

I read someone’s “interpetation” of Trumps evil “moar Law n’ Orderz” statement, and I didn’t respond. To her. I actually started running in circles around the room from the agony of being exposed to her stupidity. But I didn’t reply. It wouldn’t have done a bit of good, and I know it.

But it was just too much to stay silent on, so you get to be subjected to it.

I interpret Mr. Trump’s statement as saying we need to allow our Police Officers to do their jobs without fear of retribution for doing so. 

“Our police officers”? I don’t own one of the nasty things, and if you do, you need to keep that brute to yourself. And you are responsible for anything he does as long as he is yours.
What exactly are “their jobs”? Enforcing “the law”, even those which violate life, liberty, and property- which almost all of them now do. No, “we” don’t need to let them do their “jobs”, just like we don’t need to let rapists rape, muggers mug, or trespassers trespass. If they don’t want retribution for committing evil acts of enforcement, they need to go get an honest job. Bad guys should always fear retribution and righteous acts of defense against their violations. It’s what can help keep bad guys’ numbers under control. Never coddle bullies.

We need to get behind our police force and support them for the very difficult and challenging job they do to protect and serve. 

No. Not just no, but &%@$ NO! Again, they are not “our police force”. If their “job” is difficult and challenging, it is because it can be hard to spend your life as a parasitic scum, especially among people who don’t pretend you are anything but what you are. The only serving and protecting they do is to the bad guys (politicians and bureaucrats) who use them as hired guns, and to the other cops out there. You are NOT on their radar as someone to serve and protect, and you never will be.

Let leadership deal with the occasional bad apple appropriately,… 

They are all bad. Even pretending for a moment that they don’t exist due to theft (“taxation“) and that the majority of the “laws” they enforce aren’t evil and harmful and anti-liberty, if there were good cops, they would drive out the bad ones. They don’t. They cover for them and support them against you and me. The bad apples have spoiled the whole barrel because cops were too cowardly to pick out and discard the bad apples. Now they are all bad (and always were). This “leadership” she believes can deal appropriately with the bad apples only exists to protect the bad apples from the consequences of their evil. So that plan has utterly failed. What does Princess Archation suggest next?

…but we need to stop assuming guilt every time an officer takes action against an individual who is not complying with an officer request.

It’s not an assumption, Deary. If a cop makes a “request” (they really only make demands) which goes beyond any request you or I have a right to make, then the cop is guilty. Period. And by “takes action”, you are referring by cold-blooded murder– stop using lying euphemisms. You have no obligation to comply with such a request– in fact, you have a right to refuse and back your refusal with deadly force. Yes, the Blue Line Gang will murder you for daring to assert your rights; I’m just letting you know they are evil for doing so. You’ll probably comply with their evil demands. Your compliance is pragmatic and understandable. If I make a request or demand which would violate your Rightful Liberty, and back that request with a credible threat of death, you have every right to kill me to stop me. No excuse I can make holds up. A badge doesn’t change that reality.

I am convinced she’s either a cop or is in a relationship with one. It’s hard for me to believe there are people this open about supporting evil, but you and I know there are. Copsuckers are disgusting.

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What is "being a cop" all about?

August 18, 2016
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Ask a cop, or someone who supports cops, what being a cop is all about, and you may get something along the lines of “cops protect and serve the people, being the thin blue line of protection between the citizen and the guys who want to harm them“.

That sounds good. I’ve heard them parrot some version of this all my life. It’s happy “Officer Friendly” propaganda.

But, what do cops actually do?

They enforce “laws“, most of which do nothing but violate the life, liberty, and property to prop up the opinions of politicians and lawyers.

Cops are the guys who most often end up harming “citizens” exactly like those they pretend to protect you from. Trading one bad guy for another isn’t a net benefit. And when you are forced to finance the bad guy’s career to your own detriment, that’s even worse.

Cops have been given special privileges due to their connections. They believe their “job” entitles them to extra “rights”- rights which don’t exist and therefore can’t be granted by anyone to anyone.

I don’t “need” cops and neither do you. If you believe you do, you might want to hide somewhere soft and warm so that reality doesn’t scare you further.

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Fred Reed goes all copsucker on us

July 28, 2016

Fred’s off his rocker this time.

Do you know any cops? Have you ever known any? I mean known them well enough to have a beer with after work, or to invite to a get-together at your house. Have you ever really talked to a cop?
Yep. It was a big part of my education and wake-up call where cops are concerned.

Has it ever occurred to you that there might be another side of the story?
Yep. Rapists have a side to their story too. I don’t have to become a rapist to know rape is wrong.

Now, why don’t you know any cops? For at least two reasons. As a Pathologically Virtuous White (PVW), you are almost certainly a college graduate.
As I say, I have known cops (and ex-cops who loathe cops more than I do). And, no, I am not a college graduate.

Further, cops are masculine,…”
LOL. O… kay

They are conservative and like guns.
They are statists who love Big Government, and only like guns in their hands. Cops are NOT the individual gun owner’s friend. Who do you think enforces the anti-gun “laws”? It’s not Obama or Chuckie Schumer.

So you know nothing about them, their jobs, or the conditions in which they work. Especially the latter.
Again, do I have to walk a mile in a rapist’s shoes to condemn rape?

On the street, cops have to be hard-nosed or they lose their authority.
“Authority” is a superstition. The most dangerous one.

Citizens are a pain in the ass when interacting with cops. They will lie, argue, bluster, threaten, and weasel.
Cops lie. It is an accepted part of their “job”- even under oath in government courtrooms. “Citizens” should be truthful to pathological liars?

Now, let us go off the deep end and imagine that you,were required to don a cop’s uniform and spend three months walking a foot beat with a real cop in, say, Newark or Chicago or Detroit, downtown. How would this affect your mind?
Yes, it would damage my mind to commit acts of enforcement. Might I begin to believe I have to right to impose arbitrary demands on people? Sure. That’s why I wouldn’t lower myself to become a cop. Or a rapist. Just because you can see things from the bad guy’s perspective doesn’t mean you are innocent when committing the acts that define a bad guy.

People would not look friendly, especially the young men.
How should people look when confronted with a predator? A predator with a license to kill, who will demand compliance and molest you for doing things you have every right to do, and will then get a paid vacation and be found “innocent of any wrongdoing” no matter how much evidence is against him?

You will realize that the police are not heavily armed thugs intimidating a helpless and cowering black public.
Right, they are heavily armed thugs intimidating a helpless and cowering… everyone who isn’t them.

Cops are vulnerable. Anybody passing you on the street could stick an ice pick into you, or blow your head off from behind.”
So quit. Find an honest job that doesn’t make you the enemy of the public.

Hanging out at the Fraternal Order of Police, you would find that most cops are likable. This discovery would probably disturb you.
Not at all. Most cops are nice, but none are good. If they weren’t nice- especially to their own gang, they wouldn’t survive. It’s common sense.

You will see things that will change you.
Undoubtedly. But to molest people because you have psychological scars isn’t excusable.

But you would know what you were talking about–and you would find it a novel experience.
Because until you become a rapist, you have no right to criticize rape.

Sorry Fred, but this time you went full potato. I hope it passes.

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Dead bullies

July 19, 2016

The worst thing about the shot cops is how it has inspired so many to bend over backwards to kiss cop butt.

If someone shoots a rapist or two, no one suddenly feels compelled to reassure other rapists that we still love them. No businesses put up signs saying they support rapists.

Then I see people also tripping all over themselves to say it isn’t OK to use force to defend yourself from aggressors if those aggressors wear a badge. That’s insane. And evil.

If you don’t want to be shot for being an aggressor, stop aggressing and distance yourself from any gang activity which involves aggression (or property violations). It’s really not that hard to understand. Actions have consequences even if you believe you are hiding behind the “law”.

While you have the absolute human right to use violence to defend yourself from aggression and theft, it may not be the smartest move you can make. Sorry; that’s just the way it is. Reality doesn’t care how you feel about it. Their gang is larger than the number of people who would stand with you, so defending yourself from their violations will result in your death. Only you can decide if this is the moment it is better to die on your feet than live on your knees.

While I don’t encourage you to shoot cops, I will never grieve for a dead bully.

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Suppose there were a gang…

July 14, 2016

… A gang which required members to rape, pillage, and attack people as a condition of membership. A gang which financed all its activities, and bought all its clothing and equipment, with money it stole from the local population. A gang which bragged about driving nice cars stolen from people they attacked. Any member who didn’t commit those acts on a regular basis would be kicked out, and quite probably be subject to revenge by the other members.

As a condition of gang membership, you are agreeing to pretend other people’s property rights can’t apply to you. You pretend no one has the right of association where you are concerned- if someone tries to walk away when you insist on talking to them, the gang’s rules say you can murder them. If someone tries to defend themselves from unwanted physical contact- or from even worse- the gang’s rules say you can murder them. The rules you impose on others don’t apply to you.

If you are a member of this gang you are openly admitting support for what the gang does. When you wear the gang colors, you are identifying yourself as a member in good standing. You are leaving no room for mistaken impressions of what you are, what you do, and what you support.

Any non-member caught wearing the gang colors or claiming to be a member would be kidnapped and caged, robbed, and quite possibly killed by actual members of the gang. The membership must be kept pure. There is no room for pretenders.

Sometimes the gang’s members actually do helpful things. This is what the gang and its supporters want everyone believing the gang is all about, but it is actually a small and uncommon part of what the gang does. In fact, it is rare enough to be newsworthy when it happens.

The rapes, theft, and murders committed in the name of the gang are said to be committed by a “few bad apples”, even though a “good apple” who didn’t do those things- or at least turn a blind eye to those who do- would be kicked out of the gang and targeted for revenge. By staying in the gang, a member is endorsing all the gang’s activities- official and unofficial.

The gang has done a good job convincing your family, friends, and neighbors that without them, other gangs would commit the same acts, but that this would somehow be worse; it would be chaos and mean the end of civilization. It is a lie, but few are willing to admit they are being lied to, and many actually believe it is true.

Polite society“- particularly including newspapers and television and radio stations- ignores the nature of the gang, and instead praises the members for the few good deeds done- deeds that don’t require gang membership to perform. They also ignore the evil nature of the acts that only members of the gang can get away with committing. Those who refuse to ignore the institutional evil are ostracized.

When a member of the gang gets killed while wearing the gang colors, “Polite Society” weeps and wails and tears at its clothing, acting as though the death came out of nowhere and was completely beyond understanding. No matter what the gang members have done recently, and no matter that the supposed “good apples” didn’t disavow the acts of the members who committed the acts. Polite Society demands everyone weep and wail along with them, and voice their loyalty to the gang over and over again, lest they be thought of as horrible, uncivilized monsters.

I’m not Polite Society. I can’t grieve when members of the gang are killed. Even if they weren’t currently attacking the innocent, by remaining in the gang and wearing the gang colors openly, they are declaring themselves an enemy to everything good and civilized. How can anyone see the deaths of these gang members as a “bad thing”?

Well, this gang actually does exist. It infests every town and city in America, and in most of the world. They are the police- the Blue Line Gang (in America). They pretend they have no choice in the acts they commit because politicians made up “laws” by saying magic words which made their perverted opinions “official”. Never mind that Nuremberg proved this to be a worthless defense. Individually, they each have the ability to refuse to do evil, even if a politician says they must. And, if a person can’t avoid committing these acts without removing himself from the Blue Line Gang, then to be a good person he MUST quit the gang, regardless of the personal costs. If I have a job and my boss tells me I am required to overcharge a customer or lose my job, I can’t remain in the job and still be a decent person. It simply isn’t possible.

It doesn’t matter if you believe these “laws” are a good idea, or even “necessary”. It doesn’t matter if the lack of them scares you. Any “law” which seeks to control something other than aggression or property violations is a counterfeit “law”– the few that are left are unnecessary laws.

In the absence of police some people might get away with violating life, liberty, and property of others. The existence of police guarantees it.

This is why there is no such thing as a “good cop“, and why there can never be. It is self contradictory.

The police is where the boot heel of tyranny meets the human face. Without them no evil ruler could impose his will on large numbers of people- people would simply kill him in self defense. Which is why politicians work so hard to whip up support for cops.

No good person can remain consistently good and continue to support the police. It simply isn’t possible. I know good people who do support the police, but by doing so they are being inconsistent, and actually being evil at that moment. Withdraw your support; be a good person all the time.

The sooner you accept it, internalize it, and act on it, the sooner you will be free.

(Also published in The Libertarian Enterprise 7-17-2016)

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A few observations on cops

July 9, 2016

The outpouring of love for cops that has occurred online since the cops were killed in Dallas makes me sick. I mean, actually sick.

Against my better judgement I posted several thoughts and observations on this- not the specific incident, but just about all the fawning over cops I saw.
So, I’ll share them here. You can decide if I’m crazy, like some said…
If you get upset when cops get killed “in the line of duty”, but don’t feel the same when burglars, muggers, rapists, and other freelance bad guys get killed for “just doing their job”, too, you might have a problem being consistent.

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The idea that ‘people should just put up with the violations of murderous bullies because those bullies wear badges’ is horrific.

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I have spoken to cops and people in training to become cops.

If you believe they aren’t being trained to view you and me as “criminals they just haven’t caught yet”, you are delusional.

They are being carefully trained into an “Us vs Them” mindset, and you and I are the “Them”.

They are also brainwashed into feeling entitled to do whatever they want, and expecting you to still worship them for it.

They are being trained that you have no rights other than those they allow you to have, and that their word is LAW. Instant compliance is compulsory, and the penalty for hesitation is death.

Cops are the most aggressive gang in America. The Blue Line Gang. They are NOT the good guys. Period.

If you support them, you are part of the problem.

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Giving thieves, murderers, and other aggressors a pass because of their “job” is absurd.

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I will suggest a way I think is much better, in most cases, than shooting cops… if you care to listen.

I think a better tactic to use against cops would be for people to simply ignore their worthless hides.

Do what you are going to do as long as it doesn’t violate anyone else- regardless of the idiotic opinions of lawflinging bullies and their hired thugs. Ignore the enforcers and stand with those doing so when it looks like the Blue Line Gang is going to violate them. A solid line of gritty, determined defense for their intended victims would cause them to back down faster than a prosecutor facing a Clinton.

Shun them in business and personal life. Turn your back (figuratively, and literally if you don’t think they are likely to shoot you in the back at the moment) anytime they are present.

Cops don’t deserve respect, they deserve contempt. They have earned it in spades. It’s time they are paid their wages.

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Cops are where the boot heel of tyranny meets the human face.

Yet, they believe they are entitled to continue committing acts of enforcement against their ethical and moral superiors without consequence, because consequences for their behavior are so rare.

They are shocked, angered, and stunned when consequences catch up to them.

I want one of two things to happen:
either cops change their behavior to the extent they are no longer cops (no longer violating life, liberty, or property as part of “doing their job”), or I want them to face consequences daily; each and every time they enforce a counterfeit “law” or otherwise violate someone.

I don’t “need” cops, and neither do you.

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I’ve said this before, but it bears repeating:

It’s not always smart to do what you have a natural human right to do.

You always have a right to defend yourself and others from aggressors or gangs of aggressors. Always.

And, cops are aggressors (and thieves).

But, they are a popular gang. They are getting less popular, through their own actions, but they are still too popular to successfully defend yourself from and survive. They are outnumbered on a massive scale, but too many of their victims still come flying to their defense.

So, work on eroding that popular support, and maybe you’ll never have to defend yourself from the Blue Line Gang.

It is NEVER OK to support cops. There is no excuse for it. Don’t coddle those who do. Supporting cops is as disgusting as supporting rapists and murderers (those who aren’t cops, too, I mean), and those who do it should be reminded of this fact.

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"War on police"?

July 8, 2016

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