Old new lefty's Blog – September 2015 Archive (4)

My life on the internets tubes -- confession and introspection

I have been feeling so discombobulated lately. Mr. Community Organizer has been all over the place lately. I will not bore you with the picayune details of all things local politics and how it all relates to the homeless struggle in the USA. Waaay too much. But I have not only been living my life on the internet. I've been influencing all sorts of people. After all, I organized my Facebook page as a political organizing tool and local news feed.

The 21st Century is indeed a miraculous…

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Added by old new lefty on September 29, 2015 at 10:18pm — 13 Comments

TOP SECRET WEAPONS

Top secret weapons are as old as the hills.  The military boys hide any new advantage they can get because when their opponents don't know what they're doing, the "good guys" will have a much better chance of cleaning their opponents' clocks.  Perhaps the most famous secret weapon was when Winston Churchill deliberately misclassified large pieces of weaponry by calling them "tanks."

Control and violence are being concentrated every day in government and elsewhere. But average people…

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Added by old new lefty on September 18, 2015 at 4:30am — 6 Comments

The Roman Empire & Anarchy

Now that income inequality is cemented with every prospect that the GINI Index will get higher and higher, one has to look for historical models that might begin to give some clarity on our collective future.  In this case, the late Roman Empire represents a dandy stand-in.

Look at this picture.  Billionaires live in villas, while 25% of the population is basically homeless. The lead pipes have poisoned everyone's brains a long time ago, and the barbarians are certainly making…

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Added by old new lefty on September 12, 2015 at 4:03am — 7 Comments

Empty Promises

For the look of real liberalism! a radical critique of American government

One of the fundamental weaknesses of the American system is that it is not a parliamentary government. By its very nature the checks and balances system is designed to seriously delay the implementation of policy issues, which are always left on the back burner to char to the point of setting the kitchen on fire. Great social issues like slavery, the temperance union, or global warming are but three burning…

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Added by old new lefty on September 4, 2015 at 4:00am — 15 Comments

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