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So, it’s three weeks before the US midterm elections, and it looks like we have got ourselves a horse race! That’s right, folks, once again, it’s time to start playing with those forecast maps on Real Clear Politics and FiveThirtyEight, and obsessively following the fluctuating poll numbers of congressional candidates you have never heard of competing in districts you couldn’t locate if someone held a gun to your head. You need to start doing this immediately, if not sooner, as the stakes in these midterms could not be higher. Nothing less than the continued existence of “American democracy” hangs in the balance, so the ruling classes need every last one of us to get out there and vote for somebody!

The fact that it only marginally matters who that somebody that you vote for is should not dissuade you from voting for somebody. Voting for somebody is your civic duty, and is no less important than rooting for a sports team, or maintaining a personal favorite color, or celebrity, or brand of hemorrhoid creme. Remember, if you don’t vote for somebody, somebody else is going to win, and we can’t afford to let that happen!

Now, your choices this year are particularly exciting, despite the fact that they are exactly the same as in every other US election since approximately the 1970s. Yes, that’s right, once again, it’s the Transgender Panethnic Communists of Color versus the Old White Cisnormal Capitalist Nazis, and what a spectacle it promises to be! The Old White Cisnormal Capitalist Nazis (hereinafter the “OWCCN”) currently control … well, pretty much everything (i.e., the House, the Senate, and executive branch), and so the Transgender Panethnic Communists of Color (hereinafter the “TPCoC”) are hungry, and are looking for some serious payback after getting their butts kicked in 2016. Rumor has it, the TPCoC are preparing to unleash a “Blue Tsunami” on vulnerable OWCCN incumbents, take control of the House of Representatives, and then not impeach the ass clown President they’ve been telling everyone for the last two years is both a traitorous Russian intelligence asset and the resurrection of Adolf Hitler.

And, if that isn’t exciting enough for you already, they’ve got all kinds of other life-and-death issues to emotionally pressure you into picking a team to fanatically root for on social media, and then getting out and voting for somebody. How blatantly to humiliate illegal immigrants, how affluent you have to be to obtain an abortion, how much interest banks can charge when you pay for your chemo with an Amazon card, and which pronouns law enforcement officers are required to use to refer to people whose homes they barge into and unintentionally murder, are just a few of the many “hot-button” questions requiring your democratic input.

Other questions, like whether to invade or just strategically bomb Iran or Syria, or some other non-ball-playing Middle East country, or pour billions more in military aid into Israel, or sell billions in weapons to Saudi Arabia, or foment a coup in Venezuela, or maintain almost eight hundred military outposts in over seventy foreign countries all around the world, are questions that do not require your input. The global capitalist ruling classes, the corporations they own and operate, their friends in the government and the intelligence agencies, and the corporate media will take care of all that. Same goes for those Wall Street banks, and the next looming global financial crisis, and those mass extinctions, and this wacky weather. The grown-ups with the fancy suits and haircuts are handling all that complicated stuff. You just worry about all those other issues, and get out there and vote for somebody!

Seriously, though, for those unfamiliar with the ins and outs of U.S. politics, our election cycle, and these midterm elections, and thus do not have the slightest idea what I’m even referring to, here’s what’s going on in a nutshell …

On November 6, 2018, Americans will be returning to the polls to exercise their inalienable right to choose between two corporate-financed, ruling class-vetted political stooges competing for the chance to pretend to represent them in the House of Representatives and the Senate, and in various gubernatorial, municipal, and somewhat lesser distinguished chambers. A selection of non-ruling-class-vetted candidates will also appear on a handful of ballots. Americans will be free to vote for such candidates, as long as they realize they are just wasting their time, and possibly damaging the “serious” candidates, which the corporate media will remind them they are doing at every available opportunity.

See, unlike in backward European countries, where some semblance of a parliament still exists, and there are actual campaign finance restrictions and limits on televised campaign advertising, in the United States, where everyone is free, voting for non-ruling-class-vetted candidates, in a midterm or any other election, is about as effective as voting for a sandwich … or for, you know, some narcissistic billionaire ass clown who swears he is going to “drain the swamp,” and build “a beautiful wall,” or whatever. The system is designed to guarantee that no matter which ruling class stooge you vote for, and even if you vote for a character like Trump just to stick it to the establishment for once, it makes no difference … or, OK, very little difference.

The reason for this is not a big mystery. When a seat in the Senate goes for ten million dollars and a seat in the House for over a million, and there are no real restrictions on campaign financing, and the corporate-owned media decide in advance which candidates will be given airtime, and considered “serious” by the mainstream pundits who work for the handful of corporations that own the vast majority of newspapers, television and radio stations, and internet platforms that control the flow of information to the American public … well, it would kind of be a little odd, wouldn’t it, if authentic anti-ruling-class candidates were allowed to enter and compete in that system?

Most Americans understand this, which is why nearly half of them do not vote. It’s humiliating enough to be forced to live, and attempt to support a family, and so on, in a savage, neoliberal marketplace with virtually no social cohesion whatsoever, and in which the only real operative value is money, without also having to debase themselves by participating in the simulation of democracy that the capitalist ruling classes need to maintain in order to pretend that they are not just social parasites with a lot of goons and guns.

Which brings me to the point of this essay. See, normally, I try like hell to avoid telling people what to do in my columns, but, after my last one, a number of readers wrote in asking for advice, so I’m going to make an exception, just this once.

Here’s my advice. You’re not going to like it.

Do not vote. For anyone. At all. Tell all your friends not to vote for anyone. Join the hundreds of millions of Americans who refuse to participate in the simulation of democracy. Take time off from work to vote, and then do not vote. Go see a movie, or have lunch with someone you haven’t seen in a while, or take a nice, long walk in the woods or something. Whatever you do, do not vote. Seriously. Please stop voting for these people. They’re not your friends. They mean you ill. They will shake your hand, kiss your baby, then sell you to the first pharmaceutical lobbyist, or military industrial lobbyist, or Israeli or Saudi Arabian lobbyist, that waltzes into their office with a check, or that threatens to turn their voters against them.

You probably think I’m kidding. I’m not. Do not vote in these midterm elections. Or in any other American elections. Not while the system remains as it is. If you really want to vote, move to Europe, where at least there are still parliamentary structures, and a decent variety of political parties, and some restrictions on campaign financing and advertising. All you’re doing when you vote in America is reifying a simulation of democracy, and so perpetuating the system as it is.

Oh, and while you’re at it, if you happen to work for any of those pharmaceutical companies, or any of those weapons manufacturers, or their suppliers, or for an investment bank, or a hedge fund, or private equity firm, or any other company, corporation, firm, consultancy, or department of government that is central to keeping the American political and economic system going as it is, quit your job and do something else. Seriously, go into the office today (or get up from your desk right now) and quit, and go find something else to do with the gift of your sentient life on this planet. I realize that might be a scary proposition, but that’s what it’s going to take to change things, a lot of people deciding they have had it and are not going to play the game anymore.

That’s pretty much all the advice I’ve got. Sorry … I told you you weren’t going to like it.

C. J. Hopkins is an award-winning American playwright, novelist and satirist based in Berlin. His plays are published by Bloomsbury Publishing (UK) and Broadway Play Publishing (USA). His debut novel, ZONE 23, is published by Snoggsworthy, Swaine & Cormorant. He can reached at cjhopkins.com or consentfactory.org

 
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  1. If you really want to vote, move to Europe, where at least there are still parliamentary structures, and a decent variety of political parties

    Specifically, move to continental Europe where proportional representation (PR) makes it easier for new parties to enter legislatures and challenge the Establishment parties. Here in England, PR was used for European elections and my proudest moment was helping to elect Nick Griffin (then leader of the British National Party) to the European Parliament in 2009. While there, he made the speech of his life:

    ‘Mr President, when the godfather of the European Union, Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, published the plan for a united Europe and the ethnocide of the peoples of Europe, the encouragement of mass non-white immigration was central to the plot. Since then, an unholy alliance of leftists, capitalists and Zionist supremacists has schemed to promote immigration and miscegenation with the deliberate aim of breeding us out of existence in our homelands.

    ‘As indigenous resistance to this human genetic-modification industry grows, the criminal elite seeks new ways to camouflage their project. First, their immigrant pawns were temporary guest workers; then it was a multiracial experiment; then they were refugees, and then the answer to a shrinking population. Different excuses, different lies—and asylum is just another one. But the real aim stays the same: the biggest genocide in human history, the final solution to the Christian European problem. This crime demands a new set of Nuremberg trials, and you people will be in the dock.’

    • Replies: @jilles dykstra
  2. AWM says:

    If you really want to vote, move to Europe, where at least there are still parliamentary structures, and a decent variety of political parties

    Oh yes, that’s a good one. See over in Europe, they have the European Union where your vote doesn’t count at all!
    One good thing about the USA, is that we still have to option of “voting from the rooftops.” Sooner or later, we will.

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @Wally
    , @Delmas
  3. although I won’t vote for the demoncrat or republiscam wings of the ZOG,

    I would like to see the demoncrats get control of the HORs:

    so they can impeach Trumpenthal, and send a Bill of Impeachment to the Senate.

    where it’ll fail to pass. But that’ll add to the chaos. And

    if you’re hardRight,

    chaos is our friend.

    • Agree: lavoisier
    • Replies: @Johnny Walker Read
    , @hrk
  4. European parliamentary systems that feature proportional representation are definitely superior to the American two-party winner-take-all system. But I disagree with the author that local elections are meaningless; elections for county boards of supervisors and city councils and even state legislatures are probably worth the time to participate. And there may be individual U.S. senators and house members (e.g., Steve King of Iowa) who are worth retaining. But I won’t criticize anyone who decides just to sit out an election–perhaps showing up and casting a blank ballot is an option? I’ve done that myself.

    • Agree: Liza
  5. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:

    Thanks to both Mr. Hopkins and Mr. Unz.

    This column is a nice antidote to the likes of Buchanan, Derbyshire, Kirkpatrick, Mercer, etc., who would never suggest that the next election or confirmation hearing is not The Most Important Ever. (And when a formal democratic process isn’t coming soon enough, we’re told to take sides and throw apes**t at each other about transgender statues or Confederate bathrooms.) Intentionally or not, this serves to legitimatize the notion that so much in our lives should be subject to governmental authority centered in Washington.

    Even to the extent that I would accept such authority, why vote?

    1. Anyone I have ever supported was marginalized or cheated by the Establishment.

    2. Anyone electable who has ever said anything important that I agreed with was always lying.

  6. m___ says:

    Timeliness is part of geography indeed. C. J. Hopkins today insist on not voting to Americans in the coming elections. This is just the kind of suggestion that requires timeliness.

    Not voting is the only stylish, smart, honorable, courageous statement to make, and make it now.

    “And remember my son,
    not voting,
    but hunting down
    that class of beggers regardless,
    will make you a man”

  7. I used to think, like Hopkins, that there was no difference between the 2 parties. Maybe with George HW Bush and Dukakis you could say that. But with Trump and Elizabeth Warren/Cory Booker you can’t say that at all. There are real differences at play that are too numerous to mention. CJ seems to think we’re all a bunch of dolts for being interested in the political process. And he, by extension, is above it all, looking down from Europe and laughing at us. Expats are the worst.

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @Big fat dane.
  8. polistra says: • Website

    No, this is backwards. The parties WANT to eliminate as many votes as possible. The only voters they want are mechanical loyalists. When only the partybots are voting, the party doesn’t need to offer any agenda or promises.

    This is also why the parties love the Electoral College. It saves tremendous amounts of trouble. The parties can just focus on those 700 people in Florida who really move the result.

    What should non-mechanical people do in response? Frankly I don’t know. If we had a sane CANDIDATE available, an American equivalent of Orban or Salvini, we could vote for him. But there’s no way for sane candidates to be heard, no way to reach the upper levels of nomination. They will be shut out and tinfoiled by the media.

    • Replies: @OEMIKITLOB
  9. @polistra

    “But there’s no way for sane candidates to be heard, no way to reach the upper levels of nomination”.

    Most voters don’t really want sanity. They want the spoils of victory. That is, to paraphrase Bastiat, to live at the expense of everyone else.

    Ron Paul, the most sane candidate since probably Thomas Jefferson, ran 3X.

    I don’t enjoy being cynical at 52 yrs of age, but, the Republic is gone and I don’t believe it can be restored. Americans are just shuffling the deck chairs on the Titanic.

    p.s. If voting did make a difference, do you believe the government would allow you to participate?

  10. I worked for five years at the world headquarters of the Arabian American Oil Co. (Aramco) in Dhahran, Saudi Aramco. We had numerous CIA agents embedded there. Under the guise of oil they could easily circulate throughout the Mideast. One that I became friends with enlightened me with a lot of information that I didn’t believe for a minute (at that time – 1981). One tidbit was that the Republican & Democratic parties were on the verge of reaching an agreement to alternate the presidency at two term intervals. I haven’t voted in 20 yrs. I win money ,though, in every prez election: $200 in this last “go ’round”!

  11. nonvoter says:

    Better yet, take yourself off the rolls of registered voters. Here’s how it works in Texas:

    http://codes.findlaw.com/tx/election-code/elec-sect-16-0331.html

  12. gladimold says:

    Brilliant and brave advice. But then you live in Germany so do your comments really count? I think they do. The few times that I have voted it has been for the candidate with the most comedy value but from now on I will just not vote.

  13. Anonymous[128] • Disclaimer says:

    Intereting that he is telling everyone not to vote when the only people are are going to vote and would not otherwise in a mid-term election (when there is a republican President) would be the Republicans.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  14. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    You were wise not to waste more time editing your comment.

  15. Biff says:

    I could’ve wrote this piece twenty years ago. Infact, I think I did? Let me look around a bit.

    • Replies: @Joe Sweet
    , @jacques sheete
  16. ” On November 6, 2018, Americans will be returning to the polls to exercise their inalienable right to choose between two corporate-financed, ruling class-vetted political stooges competing for the chance to pretend to represent them in the House of Representatives and the Senate, and in various gubernatorial, municipal, and somewhat lesser distinguished chambers. ”

    I never understood much about USA political parties, until a USA correspondent explained it: Republicans, old money, Democrats, new money.

    But is is not much better at the other side of the Atlantic.
    The choice is between pro EU parties and anti EU parties.
    The ruling class, pro EU, is getting more and more upset about more and more anti EU parties, and the votes they’re getting.
    These anti parties: populist, racist, nationalist, antisemitic, fascist, neonazi, suppose I now had had all the labels in use.
    Any real discussion is impossible, by using these labels.
    But indeed, more or less equal representation, the USA ‘popular vote’, in France it hardly exists, makes it possible to be to express what we want, some of us.

    The equal representation was the big shock in the British Brexit referendum, many who had never bothered to vote in the British district system now had the chance to be heard.

    This equal representation makes more and more European countries ungovernable, majority governments by coalitions more and more rare.
    The Dutch government, no more than servants of Brussels, now has announced measures against fake news for the 2019 elections, Dutch and EU.
    ’1984′, and ‘Brave New World’.

    About voting, in the Netherlands at the last EU elections just 30% bothered to vote, I also did not vote.
    But in 2019, if the new anti EU party FvD participates, I’m going to vote.

    Also in Europe democracy has degenerated, ruling with one seat majority is considered democracy.
    In my opinion democracy is convincing, and compromise.
    Plus objective media, not the ‘constructive journalism’ we now have.

    • Agree: Agent76
    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  17. @Johnny Rottenborough

    The father of the EU was the Benelux, the economic post WWII cooperation of Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg.
    This led to the EEC, the European Economic Community, that should have remained.
    Never seen any indication that the Benelux aimed at the destruction of the cultures of the European countries.

    • Replies: @Johnny Rottenborough
  18. utu says:

    if you happen to work for any of those… quit your job and do something else

    or better

  19. This article gives some TRUE hope for humanity.
    Resist and REFUSE to participate in “elections” by merciful SLAVE OWNERS.
    Reclaim OWNERSHIP of yourselves.

  20. denk says:

    Go see a movie, or have lunch with someone you haven’t seen in a while, or take a nice, long walk in the woods or something

    How about walking the walk....like the ladies ?

    https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201810201069050179-Peace-Protesters-Prepare-Pentagon/#comments

  21. anon[455] • Disclaimer says:

    When I was in high school 1601-1605, the student body did not care for the headmaster. Being a military school we boys had this task, important to the whole town, we had to elect a homecoming queen HG.. ? The other school in town had many eligible girls, anxious to be our HQ, so mostly year after year, the HQs came from that source. But because of our dislike for the Headmaster. we invented a name (PEGGY Gromit) and circulated PG political propaganda among the student body, at election time, 90% of the student body wrote the name PG on the ballot and crossed off and blackened out all of the other candidate selection blanks.

    The administration published Peggy Gromit as the winner of the HQ contest in the local rag along with many creditable parts of our propaganda. A few days passed peacefully, before it was discovered just how difficult it was to locate one PG. Seems no body knew who she was, where she lived, who her parents were, or what school she attended. GEE! As Homecoming approached the administration became quite anxious .. that year we went to the homecoming game with no HQ; the board of directors shortly removed the headmaster and sent him off to a far away school to worry another student body somewhere else.

    Suggestion everyone should vote, but not for a Democrap or Reputurd, instead write in and elect PG, she meets the standard, would be proud to be your representative or Senator, won’t spend a dime to get elected, is raceless, ageless, sexless, agnostic, of age, transparent, a natural born US Citizen, has never lost an election, satisfies both the MSM requirements [" she is both invented and a fake"], is pure of thought, has never committed a crime, has no bias, no hidden agenda, and fits the DEEP State requirement of being always silent even when told to squawk.

    PG requires no home, can hold many elected offices at once, needs no salary or office in congressional chambers, and has no need for AF ONE or Two ( a broom will do), and is capable to be the best representative or Senator Americans have ever elected. Please write-in and elect candidate PG to whatever office in the congress you are allowed to do, PG can serve in them all at the same time. .
    Peggy Gromit is counting on your vote.. . See you at the polls.

  22. “[I]f you really want to vote, move to Europe…..”

    I suggest Germany. The WWII Allied occupation did such a marvelous job of de-Nazification there that the Greta’s and their eunuchs who run the schools, churches and universities have completely institutionalized German self-hatred and cannot wait until the Jurgens are extinct and Berlin is renamed Neue-Istanbul.

    See: https://jungefreiheit.de/politik/deutschland/2018/berliner-polizei-rappt-fuer-multikulti/

    This is a Rap video made by (are you ready?) the Berlin Police department, proof positive that Germany is done for. A Teutonic version, sort of, “If You’re Going to San Francisco”

    My favorite line: “Reich mir Deine Hand, ich erwidere sie. Keine Feinde, wir sind lieber ein Team!“” “Reach your hand to me and I will do the same. Not enemies, but we are affectionately a team.”

    Maybe the Chicago PD should follow the German example: when they drive into the the South Side Hood they can play this, or perform it, for the Bros and the healing will begin.

    • Replies: @jilles dykstra
  23. Realist says:
    @AWM

    Sooner or later, we will.

    Like always it will be later….and standing on a roof top and yelling….changes nothing.

  24. Realist says:
    @Bragadocious

    The Deep State runs both parties….and everything else.

  25. @Stephen Paul Foster

    ” completely institutionalized German self-hatred ”
    Not the allies, the Germans themselves.

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
  26. Here in western Connecticut, Corrupticut as it is now called, voters received a proud flyer that Berthel and O’Neill had proudly sponsored a bill, that became law, that requires the teaching of the holocaust in all Corrupticut public schools by law. That is K-12 apparently. So I looked to see who was running against Berthel. It is a woman proclaiming all of the women’s lib stuff, NOW and pushing the LGBT agenda. There is absolutely no escape. So I am going to sit this one out. Besides I have noticed of late, that it doesn’t make a difference anyway. Then I thought maybe Trump was the answer. He’s tricky but I have finally concluded that he is comic relief. It is all theater. In the 1920s it was Mack Sennet today Hollywood is in Washington. Too bad McCain is gone, he was star quality. But Schumer is developing nicely, a nice foil to Trump; what was it, ten ways from Sunday?

    • Replies: @Bragadocious
  27. TheJester says:

    Lacking the right to free speech, the people in the EU don’t have to worry about “simulated” democracy in which real candidates for elective office vie against the odds and candidates vetted by the Deep State.

    Rather, the EU and its technocrats arrest or otherwise pre-constrain real candidates for being guilty of “hate speech” … which is defined as deviating from current government positions on all social, economic, and political issues. Real candidates, as a result, don’t even appear on the ballot.

    This is the old Soviet version of democracy. It’s very efficient … and the Europeans don’t have to “simulate” anything. The Europeans have the opportunity to vote for two or more Deep State candidates as referendums on government policies. This way, the Deep State is assured 100% of the votes in a process expressly designed to ensure nothing ever changes.

    Indeed, on the rare occasion when the voters don’t get it right, the EU directs voters to vote and revote until they get it right.

    Perhaps a bit exaggerated … but not by much.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  28. @jilles dykstra

    jilles dykstra—The Great Deception, by Christopher Booker and Richard North, reveals that ‘the blueprint for the European Union was first conceived by a British civil servant’ in the 1920s, the time that von Coudenhove-Kalergi was founding his Paneuropean Movement.

    • Replies: @jilles dykstra
  29. I have to agree with Hopkins on the idea of not voting for any candidates, I haven’t voted for anyone my entire life.

    However, I’m always going out and voting against candidates, the ones I perceive as the greater evil. I know, our politicians are all liars and whores, just like Hollywood agents and Wall Street hedge fund managers and mainstream media reporters, and sometimes it’s hard to determine the layers of evil since the real world is not as clearly structured as Dante’s Inferno. But since we are denied any candidates worthy of our support, it’s at least a little cathartic to go to the polls and express our disdain for the worst of the bunch.

  30. Antiwar7 says:

    I disagree. If everyone in the US voted for third parties, it would make the rulers nervous and make it more difficult for them to continue business as usual. And that’s worth something.

  31. Another smug “satirist” dropping his dystopian load for our edification. Good, the Internet didn’t have enough of these already.

    Voting doesn’t matter? Lemme tell you a personal anecdote involving four Presidents:

    Clinton – I filed for bankruptcy and became homeless.

    Bush II – I started a small service company, built a 13-truck fleet employing around thirty, and bought three houses (combined $1.5m).

    Obama – company cut by 2/3, down to five trucks and ten workers; deep in debt, had to sell a house. Also pulled for IRS audit four years in a row (found nothing).

    Trump – so far, paid off $100k in credit card debt and back taxes, added another truck, and my FICO has improved 150 points.

    But I’m sure this is all just coincidence, since voting doesn’t matter. After all, if you can’t rely on someone living in Europe for an accurate portrayal of Main Street America …

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @Truth
  32. Joe Sweet says:
    @Biff

    Exactly. Some rubes might have considered this guy’s article pretty edgy in 1988. What a clown. The Trump phenomenon is clearly something radically different from the two party charade we’ve seen since Bush took over in 1980.

    • Replies: @lavoisier
    , @Anonymous
  33. Hey, Hopkins, “based in Berlin”, easy for you to say don’t vote, no difference between them, what use is it, and similar crap. Those of us who actually live in America know damn well how important this election is. We know that Trump – for all his faults and despite being cockblocked by RINO’s and Democrats – has tried to do the right thing and has accomplished an astonishing amount in a short time. Yeah, jerk, there is a difference, a big one. On one side are the American people (including plenty of hand-wringing cowards) and on the other there is a collection of criminals, subversives, foreigners, Soros lovers, and socialist assholes.
    Enough of your world weary nonsense, Hopkins. Some of us have children and grandchildren we want to see live in a world worth having.
    Stay in Berlin, or Vienna, or Rome and gobble your Sacher tort mit Schlag, you witless turd.

  34. @Bragadocious

    Please take your expats back to america.

    All they do is whine about our strict immigration policies, spread communist propaganda in our schools, demand special treatment for being US citizens and feed of the nation health care system while paying zero taxes to help fund the system.

    Their latest push is calling for Danes to start eating insects because third worlders does it.

    • Replies: @Bragadocious
  35. Problem is, not voting gets you exactly the same as voting: nothing. Deep State prudently made sure that there are no requirements for voter participation. So, even if the 99% wise up and don’t vote, the remaining 1% would elect whatever stooge happens to be more popular among them, and that stooge would take his/her “rightful” place in the Senate, House, etc. Neither voting nor not voting within the existing system makes a dent in it. The system itself is so rigged and rotten that nothing works or matters unless it is changed.

    • Replies: @OEMIKITLOB
    , @The Scalpel
  36. TG says:

    I hear you, but not voting won’t make a difference either.

    I mean, we can vote for corporate shill #1, or vote for corporate shill #2, or not vote at all – which means that one of the corporate shills will win.

    The elites don’t care if we vote for a vetted corporate shill, or just give up and let the elites have their way regardless. Let the percentage of people voting fall to a few percent – so what? The elites still win. Why should this change anything? The corporate press will simply not notice, and act as if our elections are legitimate, and the show will go on. They might just stop reporting the percentage voting, period.

    Oh, and as far as walking away from a decent job in protest – DON’T DO IT. If you won’t do it someone else will. Taking a stand on principle is one thing: but cutting your own throat when nobody cares is pointless.

    We are likely doomed. The only thing that could possibly turn things around is if the elites get afraid – like they did when it looked like the communists were a real threat – and they ease up on their strip-mining of our society. But until/unless that happens, there is nothing we can do but try to live each day as best we can.

    • Replies: @peterAUS
    , @m___
  37. Durruti says:

    Nice succinct essay by CJ Hopkins

    There is no reason to participate in a Zionist Banker Controlled (actually) non election.

    The Key point to be made here – is that our Republic was overthrown in a Coup D’etat on November 22, 1963. All Presidents & American governments have been Un-Constitutional since the assassination of our last constitutional President, JF Kennedy.

    All the candidates are Traitors, serve a Foreign entity, Rothschild and other Zionist Banking Oligarchs, and their military staging area, Israel (occupied Palestine).

    Politicians violate their Oath of Office (of loyalty to only 1 Nation, the USA), as soon as they accept $money from a foreign entity such as (AIPAC), and, or, hold dual citizenship with a foreign entity, (Sen Schumer is just one on many examples. Ron Emanuel is another). The American Knesset gave 28 standing-ovations to foreign Rothschild servant, Netanyahoo. As Tolkien asked “Whom do you serve”?

    The Dem & Republic Gangs, aptly critiqued by Jesse Ventura, are aligned on all essential policies, from the economy (recall the Bailout vote?). Those who led the opposition to that $13Trillion Bailout giveaway Ron Paul, and Dennis Kucinich, were quickly removed from office. The gangs’ vote for vast military appropriations (half the American budget), and $$$ to Israel. So called ‘progressives, such as Sen Sanders talk peace, but vote for all these military & political giveaways.

    The quality of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, the Roosevelts, Eisenhower, and other earlier leaders, ended with the massacre of John & Robert Kennedy, and ML King, Malcolm X,, & John Lennon, and our Republic.

    Since 1963, The American People have triggered to Legitimize by their Vote all sorts of Traitorous trash, from the sleazy Clintons, and the obedient Bushes, to Hollywoodian Reagan, to the entity who never existed, Hollywood Obomber (irrelevant to discuss where he was born), to a money launderer, Casino Trump. This legitimacy scam continues to local elections for City Council & Tax Collectors. Each future so called ‘Presidental’ hopeful will be morally inferior to their predecessor. These puppet (and increasingly depraved), ‘Presidents’ are nothing but Quislings, for totalitarian immoral murdering foreign powers. The other politicians admire them for their ‘success’ and wish to earn their 30 pieces of silver.

    There is no democratic choice. Honest Patriotic candidates are eliminated, by being unable to finance their campaign, to being rendered unable to breathe.

    There is a Solution to our political prison. Our Yellow Brick Road winds through Lexington and Concord.

    This is where our Republic was born.

    This is where our Beloved Democratic Republic will be restored.

    With our Sovereignty & our Honor.

    Durruti

    for the Anarchist Collective

    Respect All! Bow to None!

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  38. So, it’s three weeks before the US midterm elections…

    Jeepers, I have to correct every writer here! The coming elections are not “midterm”. They are equal in every way to the Congressional elections two years ago. They are end-of-term elections.

  39. mike k says:

    Your vote certifies one thing: you don’t have a clue!

  40. denk says:

    Women Will be at the Head of the Second American Revolution

  41. @AnonFromTN

    “The system itself is so rigged and rotten that nothing works or matters unless it is changed”.

    Agreed. There is alot to “unpack” in this two-part statement due to some unspoken assumptions so, I will just quickly add that the “changes” required must be radical and fundamental changes; anything less leaves one with a rigged and rotten system in which the few benefit at the expense of everyone else.

    Oh, and I don’t believe the present state of affairs is made any better by rampant Godlessness, nihilism and materialism.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  42. denk says:

    While men pussyfoot on whether ..
    to vote or not to vote.

    hhhhhhh

  43. Anon[602] • Disclaimer says:

    Surely, Western Europeans can play silly ‘parliament’ games for centuries, but the fact is that most of these countries are occupied by the Americans, and their leadership does exactly what the US oligarchs request.

    Occupy Germany? Sorry, I meant ‘liberate’ Germany. Of course!

    Liberate / occupy Iraq? Check.

    Liberate / occupy Kosovo? Check.

    Liberate Catalonia? Please do so. Don’t worry, Merkel and Juncker ‘approved’ the occupation. US troops are already ‘guarding’ Spain from Putinist invasions, and any resemblance of democracy.

  44. @Durruti

    ” The quality of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, the Roosevelts, Eisenhower, and other earlier leaders, ended with the massacre of John and Robert Kennedy, and ML King, Malcom X, & John Lennon, and our Republic”.
    Just what are you trying to say here as in spite of my Mensa qualification, I cannot begin to comprehend your point.
    Just wtf did John Lennon and Malcom X have to do with the “quality of Washington, Jefferson” etc?
    Look, you come across as a very confused individual, and with your quip “there is no democratic choice, you seem to imply that we could just as well have put HC in the WH.

    Authenticjazzman ” Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained Us Army vet, and pro jazz performer.

    • Replies: @The Scalpel
  45. @Johnny Rottenborough

    There may be truth in this.
    Both Kennan and Churchill saw as the Versailles blunder that Germany was not encapsulated in a European Union.
    But both Kennan and Churchill blundered, Berlin now is the capital of the European continent.
    And, the end of the EU is in sight: migration, euro, Schengen, more and more poverty.
    Italy cannot be saved, financially.
    The basic problem is mainstream 20th century history, Germans as perpetrators, in stead of the victims that they are.
    The great irony is that, I fear, Merkel is motivated by the idea of the bad Germans.

  46. @OEMIKITLOB

    It is made worse by the hypocrisy of those who practice cut-throat capitalism six days of the week and then come to church on Sundays and consider themselves Christians. Those are the people who turned “house of prayer” into a “den of thieves” (Like 19:46; Matthew 21:13).

    Godlessness is a lot more honest. Reread your New Testament: Christ said a lot of true and applicable things about Pharisees and Sadducees, but I don’t recall him chiding agnostics or atheists.

    • Replies: @OEMIKITLOB
  47. @Chris Bridges

    Myself having lived in Germany for forty-plus years, I am quite familiar with this leftist type of
    Ex-pat such as Hopkins. These individuals spent 24/7 badmouthing the USA and sucking up to the leftist Germans they hung around with, never letting an occasion pass in which they could prove their point about the evils of the capitalistic US versus the qualities of the , as they saw it, “socialistic” Federal Republic of Germany, even though, typical for their ilk, they had no actual fucking clue as to the inner workings of the Germany system.
    They never comprehended that Germany is as hard-core capitalistic as the US, for example debt forgiveness being thirty years, however it, Germany, does manage to camoflage its true ruthless nature with its pseudo “government” health-care and welfare payments, including rent and cash pmt to folks with no inclination to earn their own living.
    I have been married to three “upper-class” German women, a “von”, an MD, and remain married to my third German wife, a retired teacher, and these relationships have afforded myself with invaluable information and insight into the German mentality and world-view, and I can say that Hopkins is abjectly clueless regarding Germany or Europe as a whole, and I would wager to say that he voted for HC, and is still in but-hurt due to her, thank heavens, loss.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army vet, and pro jazz artist.

    PS : My first wife’s mother had in her collection of war memorbilia, a photo of her uncle, a high ranking officer , standing directly next to AH, as the “vons”, the blue-bloods, were amongst the staunchest supporters of H.

    • Replies: @peterAUS
    , @jacques sheete
  48. peterAUS says:
    @TG

    Oh, and as far as walking away from a decent job in protest – DON’T DO IT. If you won’t do it someone else will. Taking a stand on principle is one thing: but cutting your own throat when nobody cares is pointless.

    Pretty much.

    As for this

    We are likely doomed. The only thing that could possibly turn things around is if the elites get afraid – like they did when it looked like the communists were a real threat – and they ease up on their strip-mining of our society. But until/unless that happens, there is nothing we can do but try to live each day as best we can.

    possible, but not for sure.

    Hard times->hard men. Desperate times->desperate measures. Necessity is mother of invention. Something like that.

  49. anarchyst says:

    Almost every president had “warts”…three that you mentioned were outright genocidal murderers and should have been brought up on war crimes charges. Lincoln suspended habeas corpus, jailed newspaper publishers that did not “toe the party line” and pushed for “slash and burn” policies in the South. Roosevelt knew about the Pearl Harbor “false-flag, tried to “stack” the Supreme Court, outlawed the private possession of gold bullion and coins, and instituted government policies that bordered on communism. Uncle Joe Stalin was a pal of his, as he consigned Eastern Europe to a life under communism. Eisenhower was responsible for millions of German deaths with his self-imposed concentration camps AFTER WW2, in which millions of ordinary German soldiers and others were imprisoned under starvation conditions. Eisenhower’s only redeeming value was to push back against the zionists in the 1950s. Malcom X was a proponent of self-imposed segregation and self-help for blacks, which would have been an improvement over our present-day “civil-rights” problems. Although he had a hatred of whites, he recognized that we had a growing jewish problem as well.
    Your “Authenticjazzman ” Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained Us Army vet, and pro jazz performer” title is tiresome and brands you as an individual who seems to be insecure in your own situation. You would do well to drop it…

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  50. M Edward says:

    In America it’s actually the Communist-Democrats vs Zionist Republicans. Booth parties are controlled by Zio-Bolsheviks. Israel and Russia.

    As far as Europe ?

    Having 6 to 8 different parties to choose from only waters down the whole process and leaves a huge void wherein corruption and conspiracy between the parties can flourish.

    ALL Social-Democrats in Europe and America are controlled by Russia.

    The west will be brought down by Israel and Russia along with their little buddy, China.

    Just wait and see.

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  51. Realist says:

    The reason for this is not a big mystery. When a seat in the Senate goes for ten million dollars and a seat in the House for over a million, and there are no real restrictions on campaign financing, and the corporate-owned media decide in advance which candidates will be given airtime, and considered “serious” by the mainstream pundits who work for the handful of corporations that own the vast majority of newspapers, television and radio stations, and internet platforms that control the flow of information to the American public … well, it would kind of be a little odd, wouldn’t it, if authentic anti-ruling-class candidates were allowed to enter and compete in that system?

    A big reason for this are these dumb ass decisions by the SC: Buckley v. Valeo, 424 U.S. 1976 and exacerbated by continuing dumb shit SC decisions First National Bank of Boston v. Bellotti, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission

  52. bjondo says:

    Repubs, Dems pretty much same.
    Neither worth dog sh*t.

    But

    hold nose,
    vote republican.

    While Trump president,
    better to have a Graham
    than a Schumer or Beto.

    When Trump leaves office in ’24,
    burn the houses down.

    Trump is revolutionary.

    5ds

  53. peterAUS says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    ….invaluable information and insight into the German mentality and world-view..

    Well, at one hand you are the man on the ground and inside.
    At another, as posted below:

    Your “Authenticjazzman ” Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained Us Army vet, and pro jazz performer” title is tiresome and brands you as an individual who seems to be insecure in your own situation. You would do well to drop it…

    you are sending a bit of conflicting message here, for some.

    In practical terms, while your observations are definitely “Mark 1 eyeball”, the conclusions could be lacking.

    Having said that, well, maybe the “Mensa etc” thing is the result of living for so long among Ze Germans……

    A question, if I may:
    Are the Germans of that group you’ve been moving in/around (say, middle/upper middle class) still the same as those during “A.H.”?
    Or, has the “De-Nazification” worked as planned, or it’s just skin deep? Ready to be shed on a moment notice if circumstances are, again, right for that ?

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  54. @anarchyst

    ” Your “Authenticjazzman” “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army vet, and pro Jazz performer” title is tiresome and brands you as an individual who seems to be insecure in your own situation”

    Says who : Maybe a psychologist BSer, or a perfesser of social studies.

    As far as being “insecure”, anyone who has experienced such a bizarre and eventful life such as myself, is far removed from “insecurity”

    AJM

  55. Anon[354] • Disclaimer says:

    There wasn’t a single paragraph in this masterpiece that wasn’t a complete waste of time. It reads like the ranting of a teenager.

    Moderate-communist opinions and an admonishment not to vote, for which the outcome is to reduce conservative voting in favor of liberal candidates, does not require ten+ paragraphs to communicate.

    Ron, why do you give this clown space on your website? If you want to give a Far-Left supporter (that’s right, the author’s communist class war rhetoric is clear) lazily masquerading as a libertarian a space to rant, choose someone who can make a reasoned case utilizing adult thought and emotional control on the subject.

    What Hopkins consistently writes is an insult to the intelligence of your readers.

    • Replies: @ploni almoni
  56. @M Edward

    ” All Social-Democrats in Europe and America are controlled by Russia”

    This is rediculous beyond words , as Russia today is totally removed from the leftist “social-democratic” mand-set.

    They are controlled by one GS, and his marxist cohorts.

    AJM

    • Replies: @M Edward
  57. Tedesko says:

    There is one point on which the author is wrong. Nothing is better in Western Europe. Moreover, the ruling politicians behave like the lapdogs of the US government whose total dependence on the US oligarchy has been correctly described here.

  58. Tedesko says:

    There is one point on which the author is wrong. Nothing is better in Western Europe. Moreover, the ruling politicians behave like the lapdogs of the US government whose total dependence on the US oligarchy has been correctly described here,

    • Replies: @m___
  59. @peterAUS

    “At another as posted below:

    “Your Authenticjazzman, Mensa qualified etc”

    You are mixing postings as these remarks are not from myself, rather they are from post nr 49.

    “Are the Germans youve been moving in/around” still the same as those during AH”?

    I am reflecting upon events of forty/fifty years ago, not today.

    AJM

    • Replies: @peterAUS
  60. @AnonFromTN

    ” I don’t recall him chiding agnostics or atheists”.

    I seem to remember Him promising them Hell and torment and eternal separation from God due to their unbelief and unrepentance. I believe that definitionally qualifies as “chiding”.

    And I’m sure Jesus’s emphasis on correcting the Pharisees and Sadduccees, at least in part, had something to do with their distorting and perverting the Law and the prophets, thereby making a mockery of Gods Word to said atheists and agnostics when they should have been helping them overcome their unbelief.

    At any rate, this is off-topic and I don’t wish to be disrespectful to the author.

  61. m___ says:
    @Tedesko

    Nothing is better in Western Europe. Moreover, the ruling politicians behave like the lapdogs of the US government whose total dependence on the US oligarchy has been correctly described here,

    Indeed, extremely so, copy-paste anything “American”, and this has been going on since more then thirty years explicitly. Even the vocabulary of the “star” politicians is mostly copy-pasted from US sources in administration and public sector at large. Economics and what politicians in rickety Belgium, Netherlands, France, Germany, UK (as far as our knowledge goes and not exclusively), “think” and parlay as economic stances, is blatantly US as it goes. The grooming, the attitudes, it all sweats the dull feel of US politics.

  62. M Edward says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    No, what is ridiculous is that so many people, such as yourself, believe such a ridiculous idea.

    “New Lies for Old” by Anatoliy Golitsyn

    https://archive.org/search.php?query=new%20lies%20for%20old

    Wake up, and stop being a “Useful Idiot”

    • Agree: jacques sheete
    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  63. Avery says:

    {C. J. Hopkins is an award-winning American playwright, novelist and satirist based in Berlin.}

    So this individual _lives_ in Berlin, Islamized Germany and advises us not to vote, because?

    {See, unlike in backward European countries, where some semblance of a parliament still exists…}

    Is the fact that Parliaments supposedly exist in Europe the reason Germany, for example, has opened the floodgates to Muslim immigration?
    Is that what German voters want?
    For Germany to become “Islamischland Islamischland über alles, über alles in der Welt.”?

    Is the fact that England has a Parliament that the majority voters’ desire for Brexit is being thwarted by the European politicians?
    Or Hungary being threatened by unelected EU Commissars for _not_ opening its gates to massive Muslim immigration?

    And you are lecturing us from Europe?


    {Please Remember Not to Vote!}

    Great advice, assuming _everybody_ heeds it.
    In reality, those who do not vote give those who do unchecked power over them.
    Yeah, I know the game is rigged. But if you don’t play, the other team wins by default.
    If people did not vote for Trump, we’d be living in Hildabeast Hell now.
    If people did not vote for Trump, there would be 2 more anti-male, anti-Christian, anti-family, anti-American SCOTUS Ginsburgs now, instead of Gorsuch and Kavanaugh.

    So American-citizen ladies and gentlemen: VOTE.

    • Replies: @peterAUS
    , @Wally
  64. M Edward says:

    We clearly discern the fraudulent collapse of the USSR by (1) the continued existence of thousands of statues to the anathema Lenin standing proudly throughout Russia; (2) the continued existence of anathema Soviet iconography; and (3) post USSR electorates electing back into power Soviet era Communist Party member Quislings. With a liberalization’ ruse there would be no problems with the continued existence of such Soviet themed artifacts and electing into power Communist Party members, but with a ‘liberalization resulting in a collapse’ ruse those Soviet artifacts and elections are tell tale signs proving that the collapse of the USSR is a strategic ruse. Under Golitsyn’s original understanding, as presented in New Lies for Old, the USSR was to only ‘liberalize’, after which the continued existence of Soviet themed artifacts and the election of Communist Party members would be normal. Not normal, however, if the USSR had collapsed. Indeed, the fact that not one political party in the West voiced a need to verify the collapse of the USSR would have also alerted Golitsyn that the political parties of the West were co-opted by Marxists, since the survival of the West depends on verification.

  65. Trump = Hope and Change V2.0.

    Just vote for Republicans one more time, it will be different this time. Promise!

    The Israel and MIC lobbys control DC, and I don’t see any Republicans or Trump doing anything to change that. In fact quite the opposite. Wall st demands cheap labor so the mass immigration will continue. But you be sure to vote for a puppet of the bankers and Israelis. They’re laughing at you.

    What has Trump done about the Patriot Act? Who did he just appoint to SCOTUS? Go study his history. What about the anti-BDS laws being passed, passing laws making it illegal to criticize Israel? You really think these people represent you? How many new military bases in Syria/Africa and God know where else? How many more billions to Israel while America is turning into 3rd world? But be sure to fucking vote!

    I think the most revolutionary thing we can do right now short of revolt is not voting. Imagine the MSM coverage of empty polling stations. What the fuck would the news reports be like that day?
    I can tell you this, voting hasn’t mattered and hasn’t made one bit of a fucking difference in my lifetime. But yall just keep on believing. Hope and change! This time will be different! Dupes.

    Read this if you think Trump or Republicans give a shit about you, and this is just one small example of hope and change V2.0:

    https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2017/12/20/president-trump-commutes-sentence-sholom-rubashkin-ex-iowa-slaughterhouse-executive/971291001/

    President Trump commutes sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, ex-Iowa slaughterhouse executive

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the prison sentence of former Iowa slaughterhouse executive Sholom Rubashkin, who was sentenced to 27 years for bank fraud and money laundering, the White House said.

    Rubashkin, a 57-year-old father of 10 children, oversaw operations at Agriprocessors, a large kosher meatpacking plant owned by his father in the northern Iowa town of Postville. The plant was raided by agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in May 2008, leading to the arrests of nearly 400 Mexican and Guatemalan immigrants who were living and working in the country without authorization.

    But Trumps gonna deploy the military on American soil to stop illegal immigration! Really, you think this is a good idea? Sad!

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  66. m___ says:
    @TG

    Not voting would m-a-y-b-e discredit the political process, the institutionalized apparatus, bruise the egos of the scripted clowns posing as politicians. With an effort of the alternative media, insisting that the population, the sum of all minorities does see but insult in the potato faces of the candidates, it might partly work, it can be repeated.

    Voting as usual, close to usual, really is an explicit exposure of ignorant, submissive, honour-less mindsets of the proles.

    If certain “categories” of voters are exposed as the culprits of lower participation, even then this will change politics, politicians. Not a negative in the longer run.

    Not voting is a way to show courage, something politicians will notice, since they have shown none, never, then at rare occasions. Name one?

    Breaking away from the script will have an effect, and any change is for the better! The system deserves a breakdown. That is a “good” thing. Very unlike whatever might happen to the stock markets which concerns none of us deplorables.

  67. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Joe Sweet

    Until he builds the wall and gets us out of the Middle East he is just another liar.

    But the treachery is far worse, because he promised so much more.

  68. @Anon

    You feel he is insulting your intelligence?

  69. renfro says:

    Well I avoided voting in the last election but I think in this mid term I might go against most of my own domestic issues and much as I hate it, vote for a Dem…..to balance out the power of the WH.

    If a Dem majority ends up impeaching Trump I can live with that because that would get rid of Israel’s man in our WH, Jared Kushner, who is ruining the US in the ME. …that is my no 1 issue and I’m sticking to it.

    • Replies: @RobinG
    , @Authenticjazzman
  70. Agent76 says:

    Jul 28, 2016 How Did The U.S. End Up With A Two-Party System?

    Democrats and Republicans dominate the American political system, leaving third parties behind. So why is there a two party system?

  71. peterAUS says:
    @Avery

    Pretty much.

    Especially

    Great advice, assuming _everybody_ heeds it.
    In reality, those who do not vote give those who do unchecked power over them.
    Yeah, I know the game is rigged. But if you don’t play, the other team wins by default.
    If people did not vote for Trump, we’d be living in Hildabeast Hell now.

    and

    So American-citizen ladies and gentlemen: VOTE.

    Now, if/when, due to demographics most likely, Dems get into power, voting from then on could be futile exercise.

  72. Don’t vote. My team wins by default because the deep state has bet on that for greater control.

    Whatever. Nice web Hopkins. Commie.

  73. peterAUS says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    “Are the Germans youve been moving in/around” still the same as those during AH”?

    I am reflecting upon events of forty/fifty years ago, not today.

    O.K.

    I am just trying to understand.

    If….if those Germans of today are really de-Nazified and properly brainwashed into the current required mindset (“progtards”), I don’t, actually, get what is so special about them comparing to the rest of West?

    I mean, “progtards” are the same everywhere.

    You said

    Germany is as hard-core capitalistic as the US

    be that as it may, there are also plenty “progtards” in USA and they don’t appear to be hard core capitalistic.

    So, my question could change into:
    How many “hard core capitalistic Germans” vs “progtard” Germans are in those circles you move in/around (middle/upper middle class)?

    The former could bring a certain scenario in Germany and around. The later can bring quite another.

  74. Anonymous[229] • Disclaimer says:
    @Joe Sweet

    True. Citizens in Italy, Hungary, Russia and many other countries are standing up to the (((globalist))) agenda – with their votes and seeing their lives improve. Meanwhile, Merkel and Macron are losing their ability to even pretend that they have the consent of the governed – whose lives are getting worse by the minute.

    Please Remember Not to Vote! – C.J. HOPKINS

    Please fuck off. I’ll always vote against those who want to end my race and nation. Even if the game is rigged. A rigged game collapses under its own weight if enough participants vote and network.

    • Replies: @Biff
    , @jacques sheete
  75. @Big fat dane.

    Really, American expats in Denmark are doing all that?

    Who for example?

  76. Are you suggesting that South Carolinians go fishing or play golf so Lindsey Graham can continue being an embarrassment to the state and nation?

  77. Declane says:

    I’ve got a better idea. I’ll vote and I won’t read any more articles by C.J. Hopkins. Two great tastes that taste great together.

  78. @Pat Pappano

    What, you think your hero John McCain would be against mandatory Holocaust indoctrination in schools?

    • Replies: @Pat Pappano
  79. RobinG says:
    @renfro

    You think that lunatic Pence would be any less pro-Israel? Besides, impeachment procedures would not necessarily result in removing Trump, and as far as Congressional votes the Dems are no less pro-Israel/pro-war. Domestically, a Dem majority will likely mean gridlock, which is actually the goal of anti-Trump voters, to stave off his policies until 2020.

    [Un]fortunately, I live in DC so I don’t have to put my vote where my mouth is. We have no Federal representation, only a Shadow Senator and a non-voting Rep., so I just vote for some ‘other’ as a protest, whether they’re qualified or not.

    Now I may have to read CJ’s piece, but at a glance, knowing he’s a satirist, I assumed this wasn’t really serious. Surely he didn’t mean to align himself with scurrilous misdirectors like Russell Brand who pathetically urge their young followers to disengage, thereby allowing the status quo to prevail.

    • Replies: @renfro
  80. Anonymous[235] • Disclaimer says:

    I vote simply to spite simpletons, the top two including Hillary and Hopkins.

  81. Agent76 says:

    March 6, 2014 Ben Swann Truth in Media: End Partisanship

    Ben Swann explains how the new coalition of EndPartisanship org is working to break the 2 party hold on primary elections, which currently lock around 50% of voters out of the process. Plus, Ben details a lawsuit that has now been filed in the state of New Jersey to break that hold.

    • Replies: @RobinG
  82. renfro says:
    @RobinG

    Yes Pence would be pro Israel—-but he wouldnt keep Kushner who is the big rat in the wood pile.

  83. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @AnonFromTN

    “not voting gets you exactly the same as voting”

    Disagree. Not voting is an affirmation to self and others who know you that you do not support the system and consider it to be illegitimate. This is a prelude to taking more concrete steps as you suggest. Voting legitimizes the system and chills dissent.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  84. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @Authenticjazzman

    “Just what are you trying to say here as in spite of my Mensa qualification, I cannot begin to comprehend your point.”

    Did they teach you this style of writing in Mensa?

  85. RobinG says:
    @Agent76

    Hey, thanks. But this is a reposting of an old show. Would like to know what became of that NJ lawsuit, what the Independent Voter Project is doing now.

    Ben did great reports and still relevant. But is this a mistake (at 3:36) saying ISIS moved into Syria in 2009? There was no “civil war” there in 2009. Also, re. Daniel McAdams, the US is not the hostage, lol. Chaos is the policy by which the US holds other countries hostage.

    (2015) Ben Swann Truth in Media: Origin of ISIS

    • Replies: @Agent76
  86. @Biff

    I could’ve wrote this piece twenty years ago. Infact, I think I did? Let me look around a bit.

    Not to one-up ya, but I could’ve written it 40 years ago.

    I think George Carlin also has ya beat, but I’m not sure.

    Then there’s this.:

    “[Teddy]Roosevelt then said : “Pettigrew, you know the two old parties are just alike. They are both controlled by the same influences…”

    - R. F. Pettigrew, “Imperial Washington,” The story of American Public life from 1870 to 1920 (1922), p 234

    https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt/search?q1=amiable;id=yale.39002002948025;view=1up;seq=7;start=1;sz=10;page=search;orient=0

    And this,

    “…the major political parties have not represented a real political issue since the 1860s. These parties have not stood for opposite political principles; they have differed only about methods.”

    Rose Wilder Lane Give Me Liberty 1936,1954 p49

    https://mises.org/system/tdf/Give%20Me%20Liberty_3.pdf?file=1&type=document

  87. @The Scalpel

    Thing is, the system does not give a hoot whether you vote or not. Not voting to the system is like a gnat bite to an elephant: totally irrelevant.

  88. Colinsky says:

    In the 1992 election, I voted for H. Ross Perot and voted “No” for every proposition on the ballot and voted only for women and/or non-incumbents. Yes, i was responsible for Barbara Boxer’s victory.

    Since then I have never bothered to vote again and it is remarkable how it de-stressed me. Political ads no longer rile me. And despite my failure to participate, every elective office managed to be filled without my help.

  89. Biff says:
    @Anonymous

    Please fuck off. I’ll always vote against those who want to end my race and nation.

    Do you have a stake in any of it? You have a race? You have a nation? My guess is they have you. They’ve got your ass, they’ve got your number, and you will be made to pay until the very end – after which, you’ll be forgotten. Don’t just not vote – run!

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  90. @jilles dykstra

    In my opinion democracy is convincing, and compromise.

    I appreciate your excellent comment, especially since it comports with my impression of European politics, though I am no expert. but would ask you to rethink the concept of “democracy.”In my opinion, democracy is much overrated. In the end, it’s still just another “-ocracy” and they all involve varying levels of tyranny sooner or later. Additionally, I don’t see how “democracy” can work except in very small groups. Even Athenian democracy wasn’t much of one since only adult males could vote and even then there was endless contention.

    Democracy is just another oversold farce and besides, government is essentially a protection racket.

    Instead of voting, I think I’ll re-read Lysander Spooner, “No Treason.”

    http://praxeology.net/LS-NT-0.htm#intro

  91. Miggle says:

    Look what happens to countries that throw out dictators, such as Iran and Cuba. They are hated. Who hates them?

    Two systems superior to that of the USA are those of Saudi-Arabia and China. I think the Chinese is better.

    But any case, be careful of the words “proportional representation”. They can signify something very bad, or something very good.

    Proportional representation of what? People or parties?

    A closed-party-list system of proportional representation like that of Israel and much of Europe is very bad.

    The Hare-Clark plus Robson Rotation system of individual proportional representation which in place in some insignificant provinces of insignificant countries, such as in Tasmania and Malta, is very good, the best, but can make no difference in the face of external great power. They can be turned into Haitis at any time.

    I don’t know anything about the Iranian system. But without doubt Iran is relatively speaking the Land of the Free.

    America is a Land of the Free only in the sense that the slave owners are free. Free to whip the slaves.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
    , @Anon
  92. @TheJester

    This is the old Soviet version of democracy.

    Awesome quip; so true.

    Should come as no surprise since the Soviets were supported by American capitalists…

  93. @Anonymous

    A rigged game collapses under its own weight if enough participants vote and network.

    Who knew? I would’ve guessed that it would collapse if people network and refuse to play the game.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  94. @Biff

    Agree. If anyone should “FO”, it should be chipmunks like “Anonymous.”

  95. @AnonFromTN

    “Thing is, the system does not give a hoot whether you vote or not. Not voting to the system is like a gnat bite to an elephant: totally irrelevant”.

    Actually, “the system” does give a hoot whether you vote or not and it is relevant. Evidence of this are the ads. What they want, indeed, need, is the consent of at least 50% + 1. It’s about consent. No vote, no consent. Enough people don’t vote and it would delegitimize the entire process and we would all see it as the farce and scam that it is: the iron fist beneath the velvet glove.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @The Scalpel
  96. Miggle says:
    @AnonFromTN

    Won’t it make a different if only a small proportion of the people vote? That makes it plain to all that the resulting government is not legitimate, doesn’t it?

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  97. denk says:

    It take cojones to walk the walk,

    While their sisters get roughed up by the goons,
    white men dither on whether to vote or to abstain…

    ehheheh

    • Replies: @OEMIKITLOB
  98. @OEMIKITLOB

    A lot fewer than 50% of registered voters participate in most elections in the US for many years. I’d love to see the system come crashing down, but it doesn’t. The ads are just part of the game: Deep State pretends that there are elections and that the result matters. Although for the individual stooges vying for the lucrative “elected” offices it really matters who wins and gets the booty.

    • Replies: @The Scalpel
  99. @Miggle

    Isn’t it plain enough now? Does this bother the government, as long as it distributes the booty (our tax dollars)?

  100. @denk

    Though I suspect you are trolling, do you know the story behind this image? Details, please?

    • Replies: @denk
  101. denk says:
    @OEMIKITLOB

    Trolling

    eh ?

    What did Mencken say about murikkans ?
    ‘They dont want to know the truth, they’d rather shoot the messenger and stay in their blissful delusion’
    [something like that]

    That’s Cindy Sheehan on her march to pentagon, being roughed up by the goons !

    Are you game to join her ?

  102. Wally says:
    @Avery

    Indeed, it ain’t perfect, but the option is Hillary / Obama III & their neo-Marxist, anti-white goons.

    Not voting plays right into their hands.

    Vote Republican. It’s our only hope.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  103. Agent76 says:
    @RobinG

    There is not one person who can know everything. I do not and never will but I keep on learning everyday regardless of being over the hill.

    Now you will know this info and please share with others

    Nov 20, 2015 The One Thing You Need to Know About ISIS ‘America please wake up’!

    The full document, released to Judicial Watch via FOIA

    http://www.judicialwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Pg.-291-Pgs.-287-293-JW-v-DOD-and-State-14-812-DOD-Release-2015-04-10-final-version11.pdf

  104. Anonymous[348] • Disclaimer says:
    @jacques sheete

    Network about what? Starting a book club? Poker tournament?

    Refusing to play this game only means that the game will play you. Soros and his pussy-hat brigades will certainly vote and the results will shape everyone’s future – including those who were passive and smug.

    Italians voted in anti-immigration parties and now their lives are improving. If they listened to you when things were looking bleak, they’d still be hosting one of the main transit stations for white genocide.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  105. Anonymous[263] • Disclaimer says:
    @AnonFromTN

    Violence always works, which is all voting is, an exercise of violence. Violence is always relevant, as the last 4 billion years of evolution proves. It’s how life on earth gets things done.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  106. @Bragadocious

    I was being facetious. McCain was the worst. Not only was he a sellout, his father too. The elder McCain was the key player in the cover-up of the attack on the USS Liberty. And to add to the distortion, the idea of “Liberty” is itself a mine in a minefield. Liberty is not the highest and best condition of mankind, Unity is. It is when men are unified that their labor becomes profitable to themselves and their families. Liberty in the USA context means liberty to be harvested.

  107. @renfro

    ” As much as I hate it, vote for a Dem”

    Voting for a Dem, any Dem, is nothing more than an admission that one is insane.

    AJM

  108. @Miggle

    America is a Land of the Free only in the sense that the slave owners are free. Free to whip the slaves.

    Finally someone understands.

    I hope it comes as no surprise since that idea was baked into the cake.

    The Constitution had been laid down under unacceptable auspices; its history had been that of a coup d’état.

    It had been drafted, in the first place, by men representing special economic interests. Four-fifths of them were public creditors, one-third were land speculators, and one-fifth represented interests in shipping, manufacturing, and merchandising. Most of them were lawyers. Not one of them represented the interest of production — Vilescit origine tali. (the dice were loaded from the start)

    Albert Jay Nock, Liberty vs. the Constitution: The Early Struggle

    mises.org/daily/4254

    Public creditors? And we ask why this country has been in debt since the beginning? The Constitution represented a counter revolution, and the revolution itself was a farce since it merely exchanged one set of masters for another. We ‘Merkins are not only suckers, but wage, tax, and debt slaves in thrall to a vicious, greedy mob. Enjoy!!! ;)

    When we have made our constitution purely [ fill in the blank], thinks to himself the earnest reformer, we shall have brought government into harmony with absolute justice. Such a faith, though perhaps needful for the age, is a very erroneous one. By no process can coercion be made equitable [or just]

    - Herbert Spencer, Social Statics [1851]. chap 20, The Right to Ignore the State, p 210

    Casting ballots for public “officials” is just a way of inducing us to legitimize and accept our own slavery.

  109. @Authenticjazzman

    … as the “vons”, the blue-bloods, were amongst the staunchest supporters of H.

    Are you expressing surprise here. or what? Why would they not be the “staunchest supporters of H,” given the fact that “Germany is as hard-core capitalistic ” as it was then as well, and some capitalists were against the Bolshies while some US and Brit capitalists used the Reds for their own ends?

    At least they probably thought they were defending their country against the world-revolution Commie hordes while the Americans sold out to the Commies lock, stock, and barrel. If you disagree, take the time to find out who financed the troubles in Russia and supported the USSR, then read Marx’s Commie Manifesto and tell me that your beloved USA is not Commie to the core.

    While some here may have “no actual fucking clue as to the inner workings of the Germany system,” you seem to have no clue at all, f’in or toherwise about the ‘Merkin system which is nothing more than violent slavery dressed up as liberty.

    Mensa? Ha ha.

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  110. @M Edward

    Wake up, and stop being a “Useful Idiot”

    The likes of that smug ignoramus are no longer of much use, but at least the idiot part is correct.

    I could not at that time know, as I did later, how men of wealth use the communist movement to bend workers to their will.

    -Bella Dodd, School of Darkness, Ch 6

    “… the Teachers Union in America was basically pro-socialist and supported an educational system intended to prepare children for the new economic collectivist system which we regarded as inevitable.” [And which we now have.]

    -Bella Dodd, School of Darkness, Chap 7

    “These people will take you and use you, Bella,” he warned me, “and then they will throw you away.”

    -Bella Dodd, School of Darkness Chap 9

  111. @redmudhooch

    But yall just keep on believing.

    You get it. I keep asking where the rubes get their faith.

    Thanks for the “heads up” on Rubashkin. I wonder how the Trumpettes will rationalize that.

  112. @AnonFromTN

    Thing is, the system does not give a hoot whether you vote or not. Not voting to the system is like a gnat bite to an elephant: totally irrelevant.

    What part of the following do you not understand?

    Not voting is an affirmation to self and others who know you that you do not support the system and consider it to be illegitimate. This is a prelude to taking more concrete steps as you suggest. Voting legitimizes the system and chills dissent.

    • Replies: @Durruti
    , @AnonFromTN
  113. @Anonymous

    Network about what? Starting a book club? Poker tournament?

    You do the book club and poker. I’ll continue advocating networking about education regarding the system we live under. You’re not invited. I’ll get back to basics and work to cultivate a strong family and network with others who have the same values as I do and that doesn’t mean wallowing in feel good ignorance or believing some uber-rich propagandists or relying on their politician stooges.

    Refusing to play this game only means that the game will play you.

    Oh, how cute, but not as clever as you probably think. Don’t look now, but “systems” such as ours are evidently instituted to play you, but that notion will probably always escape you.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  114. @Anonymous

    Violence is always relevant, as the last 4 billion years of evolution proves. It’s how life on earth gets things done.

    It’s only one of the ways that things get done, but you are correct that voting is violence.

  115. Durruti says:
    @jacques sheete

    Enjoy your comments.

    “Not voting is an affirmation to self and others who know you that you do not support the system and consider it to be illegitimate. This is a prelude to taking more concrete steps as you suggest. Voting legitimizes the system and chills dissent.”

    “This is a prelude to taking more concrete steps”

    We have our differences. I view the American Constitution as a necessary effort. It is a living document that may be changed & improved. A Rebirth of American Patriotism, and a revisit to Lexington and Concord will be the Revolutionary (absolutely necessary) step to a rebirth of our Sovereignty and Liberty.

    The founders of our Nation were a not saints; but they led American Soldiers to open the door to Liberty. From Locke, to Jefferson, to Tom Paine, do I need a verb?

    ***”concrete steps”

    *It is not enough for philosophers to analyze history, but necessary to Tread the road to freedom. [Marx wrote something to that order. The point is valid].

    The Cure – what do we want? How do we fix?

    I view the Cure to the ills that plague us is to Restore Our Republic - that was overthrown in a Coup d’e’tat on November 22, 1963. Yes, that date is not where history began, or ends. That assassination -of our President and our Republic- must be avenged.

    I am not a sectarian – and am constantly learning.

    God Bless!

    Respect All! Bow to None!

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  116. bjondo says:

    vote dont vote, itsyour choice
    sorta like dont take your pay check
    that’ll piss ‘em.

    normally voting is pointless since the 2 parties are one
    but the difference is to take the pressure off trump

    the clinton-bush mobs pushed aside
    many more now see the parties and the media for what they are

    liberals and their (((policies) are in the open more than before.
    many more are aware of entertainment’s intentionally culture-altering garbage.

    the koreas will be united because of trump

    the con flict with russia is a struggle with the zionized-american deep state
    which is now exposed and many more are aware it is real

    so dont vote.

    keep your eyes on the irritating but SMALL stuff.

    5ds

    moderator, dont have much time for caps and puncs.

  117. denk says:

    A repost, from Andre Vltchek…
    [Many call him a 'self hating whitey',
    hhhhh]

    Decades, in fact centuries, of the terrible stagnant political scene in North America and Europe has taught you nothing? Then go for it and stick those pieces of marked paper into a carton box!

    The moneyed and bellicose clans always get elected; there are ways to assure it.

    I did not need elections to understand. There was no necessity to know who is actually warming the chairs with their buts inside the White House.

    Obama or Clinton, one Bush or another… Could someone still honestly believe that it matters who is the President?

    *

    If I submerge myself into analyses of that entertainment and propaganda farce, the real meaning of what is happening in the world would escape me.

    It is simply designed that way: concentrate on games, pop and junk, as well as elections, and forget about the big picture – what the Empire is doing to our World.

    Of course in the West people are free to choose which of their “leaders” will be raping Africa, the Middle East or Asia.

    Who will be overthrowing the truly democratic governments in independent countries? Who will be whipping the buttocks of the patriots? Who will be looting Congo and Papua?

    They can choose the face, like in some violent video game. The engine, the system behind that face (or call it a mask), is permanent. It does not change.

    https://www.countercurrents.org/vltchek080216.htm

    • Replies: @bjondo
  118. Truth says:
    @Nancy Pelosi's Latina Maid

    Well, you’ve been a pathological liar the whole time. That’s consistent.

  119. denk says:

    Oh, when’ll they ever learn,
    Oh, when’ll they e—-ver learn ?

    Its a rigged game…
    Head I win,
    Tail you loose .

    hhehehhe

    —————–

    The only way to effect real change is to stop playing along with the rigged system and start waking people up to the lies. As long as Americans believe that the mass media are telling them the truth about their country and their partisan votes are going somewhere useful, the populace whose numbers should give it immense influence is nullified and sedated into a passive ride toward war, ecocide and oppression. If enough of us keep throwing sand in the gears of the lie factory, we can wake the masses up from the oligarchic lullaby they’re being sung.

    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/50326.htm

  120. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @AnonFromTN

    I don’t care what “the system” thinks. I care what I think, and what like-minded people think. We are the ones who bring change.

  121. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @OEMIKITLOB

    Joseph Heller could not say it better. “The system” just wants you to “like” it.

  122. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @AnonFromTN

    Steal this post.

    “I’d love to see the system come crashing down, but it doesn’t.”

    That is because voting or not voting is not”doing” anything (credit Thoreau). This is only a statement of intent. (A) I will accept the results and obey or (B) I will do what is right come what may.

    If there is no follow through, not voting is somewhat of an empty gesture (not totally empty but too weak to effect change on its own)

  123. bjondo says:
    @denk

    Obama or Clinton, one Bush or another… Could someone still honestly believe that it matters who is the President?

    With Trump, we see that who is president does matter.

    5ds

    • Replies: @denk
  124. Anonymous[332] • Disclaimer says:
    @jacques sheete

    I’ll continue advocating networking about education regarding the system we live under.

    You will? “About education”? When?

    Can’t you vote for an anti-white-genocide candidate anyway (even if you doubt him) and still have enough energy left to do whatever you’re planing to do about education (lol)?

    No? I’m sorry but you’ve just joined the majority of apathetic goyim who’ll do fuck-all and feel proud about it (!?). Soros loves you! You’re certainly going gently into that good night.

    Can you please address what happened in Hungary, Italy and the US:

    1) Hungary – Orban got his votes and now he’s freely rejecting Soros’s plan and his (((globalist))), purple-haired golems. He can’t lose.

    2) Italy united – through their votes – and turned the white genocide tide 180 degrees in their country. They can’t lose.

    3) Trump got his “flip the table” votes and now we’re watching the Global Deep State devouring itself and revealing their cards. He’ll probably fold but it doesn’t matter in the long run.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
    , @lavoisier
  125. @Wally

    It ain’t that simple. Here in TN Reps nominated a Neanderthal female for Senate and Neanderthal male for Governor. In contrast, Dem nominees are former pretty reasonable governor for Senate and former fairly reasonable mayor of Nashville for governor. Both belong to my species. What’s a man to do?

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
    , @Wally
  126. @jacques sheete

    “Prelude” is the key word here. Unless something different follows, this prelude is an empty gesture.

  127. @Anonymous

    Can you please address what happened in Hungary, Italy and the US:

    No.

    It’s up to you to prove your claims otherwise you’re just another brainwashed statist dreamer who keeps hoping for change.

    How’s that been working out for you? Do you really think that giving power to goons is going to improve your life in any way? You like being a dupe for greedy, power hungry, lying, murderous thieves?

    Ours is a problem in which deception has become organized and strong; where truth is poisoned at its source; one in which the skill of the shrewdest brains is devoted to misleading a bewildered people.

    -Walter Lippman, A Preface to Politics (1913), quoted in The Essential Lippmann, pp. 516-517

    Lippman was involved in Allied propaganda

    With people such as yourself “choosing” between Tweedledee and Tweedledum(b), any sane person would forgive one for refusing to participate in the resulting organized and expensive looting spree.

    Here’s something for you to chew on.: Blind and deaf, yet she understood the scam. Note the date.

    “Our democracy is but a name. We vote? What does that mean? It means that we choose between two bodies of real, though not avowed, autocrats. We choose between Tweedledum and Tweedledee.”

    HELEN KELLER, letter, 1911

    From one who knew…

    “As a matter of fact, the composition of the governments is predetermined, and their actions are controlled by great financial consortiums.”
    J. V. Stalin, Questions & Answers to American Trade Unionists: Stalin’s Interview With the First American Trade Union Delegation to Soviet Russia
    Pravda September 15, 1927

    And here’s another, from an “ignorant peasant.”

    ” Mister, I did not vote. Many of my people, they did not vote, either. Why? We all knew it could result but one way, and we should have lost one half day’s pay.”

    -Filipino laborer, as quoted by Jim Marshall, Freedom’s Sting, Brown brothers’ burden–Philippine Indepedendence, Collier’s Weekly, May 30, 1936, pp. 7-8 http://www.unz.org/Pub/Colliers-1936may30-00007

    People who think like you are bewildered and mislead and don’t even know it. Y’all have been suckered and I’m not going to change that, so I hope you enjoy it.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  128. @AnonFromTN

    Unless something different follows, this prelude is an empty gesture.

    Well, yes, but whatever happens, a prelude happened so your point is?

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  129. @Durruti

    Thanks for the fine comment.

    Respect All! Bow to None!

    If one advocates government, then he shall be bowing to the scum of the Earth and that goes for those who’re proponents of “democracy” as well; there is no way around it.

    Be it or be it not true that Man is shapen in iniquity and conceived in sin, it is unquestionably true that Government is begotten of aggression and by aggression. In small undeveloped societies where for ages complete peace has continued, there exists nothing like what we call Government: no coercive agency, but mere honorary headship, if any headship at all. In these exceptional communities, unaggressive and from special causes unaggressed upon, there is so little deviation from the virtues of truthfulness, honesty, justice, and generosity, that nothing beyond an occasional expression of public opinion by informally-assembled elders is needful.

    *20 Conversely, we find proofs that, at first recognized but temporarily during leadership in war, the authority of a chief is permanently established by continuity of war; and grows strong where successful war ends in subjection of neighbouring tribes. And thence onwards, examples furnished by all races put beyond doubt the truth, that the coercive power of the chief, developing into king, and king of kings (a frequent title in the ancient East), becomes great in proportion as conquest becomes habitual and the union of subdued nations extensive.

    *21 Comparisons disclose a further truth which should be ever present to us—the truth that the aggressiveness of the ruling power inside a society increases with its aggressiveness outside the society.

    -Herbert Spencer, The Man Versus the State, The Sins of Legislators. (1884)

    https://www.econlib.org/library/LFBooks/Spencer/spnMvS.html?chapter_num=7#book-reader

    Spencer is correct but no one needs him to figure it out. It’s all self, as well as historically, evident.

    • Replies: @Durruti
  130. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Miggle

    Iran and Cuba have dictators. Cuba had a life long dictator. Iran alternates dictators.

  131. @jacques sheete

    ” While the Americans sold out to the commies lock , stock and barrel”

    I knew this before you were born, and if you had read any of my prior postings on this subject, you would have realized that I have been saying that the rich capitalist honchos are, and have been supporting the commies since Marx arrived.

    Look you do nothing but insult and slander and you view yourself as some kind of “wise” guru, and I consider you to be a blathering fool, so if you have problems with my Mensa qualification, why don’t you contact them and advise that they have been, according to your criteria, awarding qualification to undeserving individuals, and perhaps they will demand that I return my Mensa certificate which I have held for forty-plus years.

    AJM

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  132. @jacques sheete

    My point is that prelude w/o follow-up is an exercise in futility. If anything, the “prelude” alone would show the system that it’s stronger than you. I am not prepared to admit that.

  133. @AnonFromTN

    ” In contrast, Dem nominees are form pretty reasonalbe governor for Senate and former fairly reasonable mayor of Nashville for governor”

    The is no such thing as a “reasonable” Democrat, and even if they appear superficially to be reasonable they still represent the party of purple-haired crazies and it’s horrid leftist policies on display in Venezuela.

    AJM

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  134. Anonymous[332] • Disclaimer says:
    @jacques sheete

    No.

    It’s up to you to prove your claims otherwise you’re just another brainwashed statist dreamer who keeps hoping for change.

    But I’ve shown you the change! All of those countries – changed – through voting.

    ” Mister, I did not vote. Many of my people, they did not vote, either. Why? We all knew it could result but one way, and we should have lost one half day’s pay.”

    Filipino laborer

    OK. I think I understand. Never mind. :)

    • Replies: @The Scalpel
  135. @Authenticjazzman

    I agree that it’s hard to find a reasonable Dem. Problem is, finding a reasonable Rep is just as hard. For example, Trump did not deliver on most things expected of him: did not stop a single war, did not improve relations with any country, did not invest in the infrastructure (wasting even more money on the Pentagon than Obama), did nothing to improve education, doesn’t even talk about fiscal responsibility, etc. To add insult to injury, his policies in the ME are even more pro-Israel and anti-American than those of his predecessors.

    • Agree: Ron Unz, OEMIKITLOB, RVBlake
    • Replies: @Bragadocious
  136. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @AnonFromTN

    Of course you are correct, but it seems you are implying nothing will follow. That is extremely unlikely. There will always be a percentage who will not vote, and a further percentage of that group will commit further acts of conscientious resistance to government injustice. These percentages will rise as public discontent rises. This process is, in fact, true democracy.

    The public act of not voting encourages fence sitters to not vote and shows solidarity with their misgivings about the government. This state of mind will lead to further active or passive action by some. Again, this will increase with the general level of discontent.

    In scientific terms, one could conceptualize the true believers in government as “positives” and those opposed to perceived government injustice as “negatives.” To carry it further, those who are opposed to perceived government injustice but still vote and obey could be called “false positives,” and those who are true believers in government but somehow act against it would be the “false negatives.”

    The stability of “the system” depends on an equilibrium between the positives and false positives on one side and the negatives and false negatives on the opposite side. In order to effect a change in “the system” we would have to shift the equilibrium in the “negative” direction. As we can see above, the “false positives” (i.e. those who who oppose government injustice but still vote and obey) act in opposition to moving the equilibrium in a “negative” direction. In other words, they are acting in opposition to their own beliefs.

    A goal of the “negatives” would be to convert the “false positives,” who share their opposition to “the system” into true “negatives”. These are the low hanging fruit, so to speak. This would shift the equilibrium toward the “negatives” thus making it more likely that change to “the system” will be effected. A baby step in this direction would be to encourage the “false positives” to abstain from voting. For a certain percentage, this will lead to further acts of conscientious resistance to government injustice and a higher likelihood that positive change to “the system” will occur.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  137. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    I don’t think those countries changed. I think they are making noises about changing, but in the end, unless it is driven by popular resistance (something like the “Arab spring” – which seems unlikely at this time) then no change will happen.

    In fact, even the “Arab spring” was unable to accomplish much permanent change for the good due to “the system” fighting back. One cannot hack away at the branches of injustice, one must strike the root.

    • Agree: jacques sheete
    • Replies: @OEMIKITLOB
    , @Anonymous
  138. bjondo says:

    “Deplorables” vote. Others stay home.

    Merkel lost. Trump won.

    Demos will lose seats. Trump wins.

    5ds

  139. Durruti says:
    @jacques sheete

    1. The complaint/critique.

    2. Identifying the disease.

    3. The Cure/Yellow Brick Road to the Cure.

    Most do not arrive at #2

    #3 is rarely approached.

    In 1936, Durruti’s Anarchists rescued Catalonia from the Spanish Fascists and their international (imperialist) allies.

    The Spanish Republican Gov’t (centered in Madrid), asked Durruti for help. He arrived in Madrid with a mobile column of 1300 Anarchists. Durruti died while defending the Spanish Republic. Spain’s Anarchists defended this Republic -because it was resisting the imperialists and the local military and land owning Oligarchs- (regardless of their many disagreements with that government).

    The world witnessed:

    For 1 year the Anarchists ran a Government - centered in Barcelona. How they operated factories, and supported farmers (who appropriated the land of the wealthy landowners), and maintained an Army, is recorded. Yes, anarchists operated a government and organized a Militia (not unlike earlier militias at Lexington & Concord). Their government functioned, and only succumbed to overwhelming military power.

    By contrast, Karl Marx criticized the leaders of the Paris Commune -1870, while pretending to be sympathetic. Although Marx was nearby (in London), he chose not to take his ‘brilliance’ to Paris, and fight beside his comrades. Marx mis-directed the Cure #3. But you know that.

    The People do not always lose. The Committees of Correspondence enabled the Minute Men and later Militia. We can win, but we cannot if we do not fashion THE CURE (#3).

    There are several books that describe this Anarchist government. The best known is Orwell’s “Homage to Catalonia.”

    Durruti’s Anarchists chose to stop the imperialists and fascists – of Spain, who were supported by Germany, Italy, Portugal, and The USA, Britain, & France. They could not win, but they showed how a government defended by a “Rabble in Arms” (title of Kenneth Robert’s fictional (emotional & patriotic) account of the American Revolution), could function and defend Liberty.

    It is only possible to oppose tyranny – with the People intellectually and physically Armed. Soldiers and Police and other sectors of the citizenry are always welcome (needed). Without replacing the germs with a curative, we may whine, but the germs will only multiply, until we are all slaves or dead.

    What is our Yellow Brick Road?

    Unz, and too many others have yet to consider this final step to Freedom. Analyze that my friend.

    Durruti

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  140. @The Scalpel

    Agreed. This is very insightful and instructive.

    My own political “epiphany” began here:

    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2005/11/stefan-molyneux/disproving-the-state-four-arguments-against-government/

    Regardless of what one thinks about Molyneux, his argument is irrefutable.

    Though I am not politically active, I follow a fair bit of it closely.

    One phenomena I have noticed that I believe needs addressed by the politically active/activists that is related to part of a comment I made earlier in this thread is the relevance of Godlessness, nihilism and materialism.

    Of course, as a Christian I believe the spiritual consequences of these beliefs has profound consequences. But I have also come to believe that if any one group is to be politically successful, that group must realize one of the major short-comings of the Godless, nihilists and materialists is their lack of a belief in a cause greater than themselves.

    Since they do not believe in the transcendent, and, therefore, are left only with the transient, “the fight” is their cause. And, in order to maintain any sense of meaning and purpose, they must always fight; the fight is the purpose and meaning. This is Kierkegaard’s “upper room” leap.

    In short, the group that recognizes this vulnerability and wants to extricate itself from what I view as an extreme waste of energy/resources and exercise in futility will “get ahead of the curve”, as it were.

    “The fight” is a distraction and offers no way out.

  141. @The Scalpel

    That’s assuming that the system is in equilibrium or at least tries to be in equilibrium. This does not seem to apply to the US today. The elites rush to crash at breakneck speed, running up an unsustainable debt, allowing bloated immigration, antagonizing first Russia, now China (not to mention lesser countries, like Iran of North Korea), acquiring worthless “allies” (like Poland, Baltic statelets, devastated Ukraine or Georgia) and losing the ones worth something (like many European countries, with the exception of the most subservient pigmies), etc. Looks like they are rushing the country off the cliff, possibly hoping that their ill-gotten financial parachutes will save them. We have to devise ways to save the US and let the elites and their sidekicks die. Any workable ideas?

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  142. @Authenticjazzman

    So, what do you think about voting for politicians? :)

    PS: As for your dimwit attempt at insulting me regarding “guru” status, I am neither one, nor do I aspire to be one. I think gurus stink although not as bad as politicians and have no faith in them either.

  143. @Durruti

    Good comment.

    Unfortunately I just got a call and need to run!

    Later!

  144. @AnonFromTN

    “did not stop a single war”

    15 U.S. casualties in Operation Enduring Freedom in 2017, 2 in 2018. Versus 36 in the previous two years. He didn’t stop it, but he sure hasn’t expanded it.

    “did not improve relations with any country”

    Guess you missed the summit with Kim.

    “did not invest in infrastructure”

    The No. 1 infrastructure project is The Wall. And he’s being blocked by Dems and scumbags in his own party.

    “did nothing to improve education”

    What would you propose? Education is largely a local matter. In NYC we have some socialist failure from Houston running the schools and he goes around calling everyone a racist. Did Trump appoint him? Nope.

    “doesn’t talk of fiscal responsibility”

    He doesn’t take a salary, demands that Boeing reduce costs, and just this week asked his cabinet to come up with 5% across the board reductions in their budgets. I don’t recall Obama ever doing that.

    “Too pro-Israel”

    Well was he anti-Israel during the campaign? No he wasn’t. Voters knew what they were getting. So he’s not going back on his word. I’d wait for his second term, when things always get more interesting, to make a final judgment on that.

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  145. @Bragadocious

    Since when a totally useless wall is infrastructure? The only way to stop illegal immigration is by going after employers: if they were fined to the tune of $50,000-100,000 for EACH illegal worker, there would be none w/o any walls. What about the real infrastructure the country needs built and repaired: roads, bridges, dams, etc? What about military budget? If you think it’s appropriate, they are right fleecing you, you don’t deserve any better. NK was a PR op: nothing changed, as the US did not offer NK anything. What happened to the country living within its means? No longer an issue? Education might be a local affair, but there was at least talk of improving it even under Bush Jr. Now there is deafening silence. Trump failed his voters just like Obama failed his.

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  146. denk says:
    @bjondo

    New boss, same as old boss.

    Trump works for the MIC, not joe six packs.
    In fact he told us upfront that he plans to build up the murikkan military into no 1 in the world, even tho US military budget already dwarfs the next 12 big spenders combined !

    He’s…
    The same control freak like Obama, Clinton, Bush…poking his nose in Venezuela, Iran, China, Russia, Nicaragua, Macedonia..

    The same full spectrum dominion maniac who wanna weaponise air, sea, land, space , monies ,’human rights’ and…insects !

    The same serial lying piece of shit like all previous potus.

    The same pompous assholes like all potus , threatening, sanctioning, bullying all and sundry.

    in short, he’s just another deep state front man…
    like Obama, Clinton, Bush.

    OH, when’ll they ever learn,
    Oh, when’ll they e—–ver learn ???

  147. Wally says:
    @AWM

    Please Remember Not to Vote!” …… and hand the neo-Marxists a victory.

  148. Wally says:
    @AnonFromTN

    It’s very simple.

    Vote for the lesser of evils and live to fight another day …. otherwise it’s all over.

    Cheers.

  149. X35 says:

    Stop being a dumbfuck for starters. Voting Democrat is suicide at this point. You do that and you deserve to be a corpse on the funeral pyre awaiting the rest of the ProgLeft. What’s a man to do? Irrelevant because you’re not a man, you’re a faggot.

  150. Anonymous[738] • Disclaimer says:
    @The Scalpel

    I don’t think those countries changed.

    Of course they did but the three countries were specifically chosen as examples of different scenarios. Hungary merely strengthened its position, Italy turned 180 degrees and the US status quo political system was (somewhat) shaken. All of this happened through voting.

    Hungary resisted Brussels’s pressure, strengthened its border fence and started ejecting Soros’ NGOs. Orban got a supermajority of the votes so now he’s able to change the constitution.

    Italy closed its borders and ports to the invasion. Salvini is ejecting the trash and promising to unite the like-minded parties across Europe.

    The Overton Window in the US has changed dramatically since the election. White Genocide (a.k.a. immigration) is right at the centre of political discussion and the prez is openly criticising our “guests”. He’s proving to be weak and ineffective but at least we’re alive (Hillary promised a no-fly zone in Syria – a WW3 scenario) and the Deep State, and its agenda, are clearly visible for everyone to see.

    I’ve only concentrated on the immigration policies because, frankly, every other policy (short of a global nuclear war) is inconsequential in comparison. A nation can recover from bad economy or bad war but it can not recover from white suicide. That’s forever.

    • Replies: @The Scalpel
    , @The Scalpel
  151. chris m says:

    Generally speaking, the outcome of US mid-term elections aren’t usually
    exactly something of any great interest to 99% of people outside the US.

    and i don’t think this time will be very much different.

    However, it seems that the Democrats could be looking on these elections as a time of great opportunity for themselves (according to just about each and every political poll).

    the bad news for them might well be that a larger proportion (relative to Republican voters)
    of people who say or indicate that they will vote Democrat, will, in the end, just decide to stay away.

    at least if things dont turn out the way Democrats are expecting, then that will be their excuse.

    and does it seems that Democrats #1 and seemingly only meme, at present, is to just go after Trump

    (what, are they still trying to impeach him? it hasn’t worked yet, and one would hate to see Democrats spending the next 2 years doing what they have been doing for the past 2 years);
    Democrats best hope for the next 2 years would be to hope for a recession in the US
    and for Trump and US and world economy to fall flat on his face; but then, that’s not really much of an hope anyway, isnt it?

  152. Delmas says:
    @AWM

    Yeah, in Europe, where the people explicitly calling the shots, The Brussels Commission, aren’t even chosen by any kind of a popular vote.

  153. JohnZ says:

    One of the worst influences that actually interferes and meddles with our elections, and it ain’t the Russians, is Pisrael.
    No one runs for office unless they swear an oath of loyalty to that rogue, outlaw state that is sucking America dry like the vampire squids they are. No one gets elected until they grovel at the feet of that talmudic, zionist hell hole.
    Most importantly those in congress serve Pisrael and not America. Until AIPAC and the rest of the dozen or more Pisraeli lobbying groups are forced to register as foreign agents, or better yet, simply given the boot and told to leave America, nothing will change for the better for any of us.
    There are very few in Washington who have the kind of courage it takes to stand up to these thugs.
    Cynthia McKinney was one and look what that got her.
    They all serve Pisrael. First and foremost, then comes Fraudi Arabia another nation not much different that Pisrael with a human rights record as bad if not worse than Pisrael’s. All the while the orange ape in the White House sells to the Fraudis hundreds of billions in high tech weaponry that is used on the Yemeni people and congress has no problem with it. Apparently neither does that religious charlatan, liar and pick pocket Pat Robertson another shyster who needs to join Jerry Falwell.
    So go ahead and vote and see if it does any good. It won’t . You’re simply replacing one stooge with another and oh BTW if they’re Freemasons, watch out.
    And yes I agree with George (RIP) If you vote, you have no right to complain.

  154. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @AnonFromTN

    Perhaps this is semantics, but there is always equilibrium – Newton’s third law. Yes, we may not be aware of all the forces, and the equilibrium point might be shifting quickly but nonetheless… anyway…..

    I look at things differently than most. I don’t care a bit about that hypothetical entity known as “The US” and I do not care what happens to it. I care about the people and the culture and justice – meaning that the same rules should apply equally to everyone. I consider the government to be a sort of large carnivorous wild animal in the woods that can kill me and I try to avoid that.

    My plan is to have skills that are valuable to others. I will live by the golden rule as much as possible while doing the things I can to take care of myself and the ones I love and give us the best lives possible. Part of that is trying to reach those who I can reach and convincing them to do the same. That is my workable idea. In fact, I think it is the only idea that works.

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  155. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    “Of course they did ” – mere illusion

    “Italy turned 180 degrees” – No it didn’t. Just a head fake. They have not joined the SCO last I heard.

    “Hungary resisted Brussels’s pressure” – What does that even mean in real terms?

    “strengthened its border fence” – trivial gesture, “started” – trivial, easily reversible, “now he’s able to change” – that is not a real thing. It is misplaced hope.

    “Italy closed its borders and ports to the invasion” – impossible and to what degree it is done, is easily reversible.

    “Salivini…is promising” – A politician promising something? Who’d a thunk?

    738, I’m on your side and I hope you are correct, but I have lived long enough and seen enough evidence to the contrary that I believe your “hopes” for the power of voting are a waste of effort. Your efforts could best be used in other ways to advance your hopes for humanity.

  156. @The Scalpel

    Your talk of equilibrium reminds me of Russian joke about the cat discussing his fall from the 16th floor: “the flight was excellent, but the landing was not so good”.

    The government has a lot of useful functions necessary for a healthy society. Anything that will pay off in decades (and those are the things that determine the future of any country) has to be done by the government, as private for-profit entities cannot possibly look that far ahead (nor should they, being for-profit). Naturally, this applies to a normal government, not the parasites now in power in the US and quite a few other countries.

    You may not care about the US, but I live here, so I care. Besides, dying empire has the capability to take the whole world with it into its grave. No matter where you live, this concerns you: the actions of the US on the international arena are becoming more and more unbalanced, practically insane. This must be stopped if the humanity (including you) is to survive.

    My skills are valuable to many countries, but few have the resources and willingness to invest those resources into the thing I do best: scientific research. Of course, if we all just die (as Putin recently put it bluntly), that won’t mater. But hope springs eternal.

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  157. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    “White Genocide (a.k.a. immigration)”

    Disagree. white “genocide” is not due to immigration only, or even mostly.

    In terms of evolution, I am not aware of many species or sub-species that were able to thrive by having low reproductive rates while freely interbreeding with other species and subspecies and attempting to counteract this by excluding other species and subspecies from their habitat. All those types of animals are extinct or endangered.

    I am not for or against any of this, but consider myself a fascinated spectator. We are all helpless spectators to evolution some willing, some not so much. Evolution is smarter than any of us. Those species and subspecies that survive will do so because for whatever the reason, they (in general) were the best adapted for survival. There can be no other way.

    • Replies: @The Scalpel
  158. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @The Scalpel

    “Those species and subspecies that survive will do so because for whatever the reason, they (in general) were the best adapted for survival. There can be no other way.”

    Or maybe Fred Reed is correct and the game is rigged. Either way, not much we can do about it.

  159. Every two and four years, the pundits come out in force and tell us we must do what’s been done before time and again even though it’s ultimately done nothing to keep America from the precipice of moral depravity and destruction. Hmm!?!

    Perhaps it’s time Christians and Patriots recognize that the Constitutional Republic’s unbiblical election system ain’t working.

    And why should it? After all it’s based upon a majority vote-whether from the general populace or the electoral college-a majority who, according to Matthew 7:13-14, are in the broad way leading to destruction. And just just where do you suppose the broad-way bunch will take America? For the answer, refer to my first paragraph.

    For a solution that works, see blog article “Salvation by Election” at http://www.constitutionmythbusters.org/salvation-by-election/. Don’t be fooled by the title.

    Then “Constitutional Elections: Dining at the ‘Devil’s Table,’” at http://www.constitutionmythbusters.org/constitutional-elections-dining-at-the-devils-table/.

    Find out how much you *really* know about the Constitution as compared to the Bible. Take our 10-question Constitution Survey at http://www.bibleversusconstitution.org/ConstitutionSurvey.html and receive a complimentary copy of a book that *examines* the Constitution by the Bible.

  160. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @AnonFromTN

    “You may not care about the US, but I live here, so I care.”

    Tennessee, I like you. you mean well, but the above statement shows that you do not understand, at all, what I am talking about.

    It is true that you live “here” which is a geographic point on the planet earth, but what is “the US”? It is the geographic area where certain rules are enforced by armed men and women who are compensated by forcibly seizing the assets of some of those within that same geographic area.

    I am not against some of the rules and would freely support them. As I said, I am completely “for” the people in that geographic area, including yourself, as long as they do what they can to live peacefully and in harmony with myself and others. You can call that geographic area the “US” or anything you want as long as those things apply. In that sense, I am also not “against” a “government” that behaves in the same manner.

    “[the]dying empire has the capability to take the whole world with it into its grave. No matter where you live, this concerns you”

    – I agree, it doesn’t matter where you live. If you feel that way, you can cease to be a part of the “US” right this moment because “the US” does not really exist except in your mind. Tell yourself right now that these are not MY politicians, they are not MY soldiers, etc. You owe them nothing. In fact they have seized some of your assets under duress and used them for nefarious purposes. You should not assist them in any way and you should do what you can to protect yourself against them. If you feel particularly philanthropic, you can try to convince others to do the same.

  161. @AnonFromTN

    Have to give credit where credit is due. Trump administration is rolling back some of the most noxious regulations of the Obama era: those that treat gender as “choice”. Gender is a biological given, determined by your set of chromosomes. The views of males considering themselves females, or females considering themselves males, should be taken into account to the same extent as the views of those considering themselves Napoleons or Julius Caesars, and other views of various mental patients. Interestingly, the stats show that transgender (and wanna be transgender) people constitute less than 0.5% of the US population. That’s in line with the other mental disorders (e.g., schizophrenics constitute ~1% of the population). All mental disorders should be treated equally, that’s just common sense. On some issues Trump and Co show more common sense than their opponents.

  162. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    The sad truth is that you both may have a point, but I favor the cynicism of Jacques over your posting and touching faith in the electoral process.

    The nations that stood up and said enough of this BS have far more cohesion than does the great USA.

    Futhermore, they have a more acute familiarity with the destructiveness of far too many members of the tribe and consequently have developed a level of immunity totally unfamiliar to most Americans.

    Consider Hungary and the deprivations they suffered under the communists who controlled their nation. Most of whom happened to be Jews. This statement may be anti-semitic, but it is true.

    Hungarians, in general, have little or no respect for braindead white liberals. They know these fools for what they are–fools. And the nation is still reliably tied to the Catholic faith, which was a strong defender against the machinations and deceptions of far too many members of the tribe throughout history.

    Our situation in the land of the free and home of the brave is very different. The largest religious denominations that still regularly attend church are fundamentalist evangelicals who support the Zionist state no matter what horrors they perpetrate on the rest of us. And they believe the Earth is 6000 years old and the dinosaurs became extinct because they could not fit on the ark.

    These are the prospective voters you want to appeal to??

    And our two political parties are both, and I repeat both, hopelessly corrupted by the Tribe and money. They do not serve and have not served the American people for a very long time.

    So not participating in the sham that is our Democracy is a perfectly reasonable action for a reasonable person to take.

    Furthermore, given what Trump promised, and what he has delivered, the treachery is today greater than it has ever been.

    No wall has been built; we are still fighting wars for Israel and planning new ones.

    Secession can take many forms. Not participating in the sham of our so called Republic is perhaps one of the more noble options.

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  163. What Mr. Hopkins fails to account for in his shortsighted analysis is that economic self-interest drives the political circus. When 3.3 trillion is collected by the Feds in revenue and a consequential bit of that enormous amount comes from (or goes to) our fellow Americans via the income tax, then they will participate in the political process by which the chimera of choice is offered to best influence their particular governmental economic self-interest. What Mr. Hopkins suggests as a solution: bury your head in the sand and ignore the political method of choice whilst 30 to 40 percent of your personal revenue is being siphoned off to the political apparatus’s treasury and is being spent in a manner not in your economic self-interest (or you are benefiting from government largess), is not a solution appreciative of observed human economic action.
    But, when the truth about the income tax is understood (search for The16th.htm) and only those that are actually engaging in excisable (privileged) activities are again the only ones paying the tax, then what Mr. Hopkins suggests as an actionable solution to the political problem will organically occur (search for CtClife.htm).

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  164. Anonymous[738] • Disclaimer says:
    @lavoisier

    Unfortunately, it’s true that the US is in a very precarious position. The Tribe was very careful about replacing the population of the most powerful – and useful – white nation in the World. They used smarter, less hostile invaders (at least compared to the European Muslim shock-troops) and they started earlier. As a consequence, the white share of the US population shrank to 63% and non-white births in the country surpassed white births in 2015.

    But, as always – in their infinite hubris – the Tribe overplayed their hand and now the smartest, most clued-up people in the World (whether they’re yellow, white, black or brown “goyim”) know what’s going on.

    Game over. Eventually, it won’t matter if Israel really has 200 nukes and if they’re really willing to use them. The goyim, worldwide, will be ready.

  165. Wow, the “it’s your duty to vote”* meme punched into the heads of the citizenry in public school and pushed throughout seemingly needs a coal chisel to be dislodged. Even on Unz.com it is durable.

    The funny thing about politics is that it mixes intellect with emotion and the result is that often seemingly intelligent and even keeled persons transform into high IQ idiots.

    USA folks, you are offered a choice every 4 years between Coke and Pepsi when your organism craves and requires pure spring water. Thats it. The only addendum would be that Coke and Pepsi in my example be owned by the same holding company.

    All the ” …but we would have gotten Hillary” idiots are channelling their inner pussy hat. Modern voting specifically in America is the very best contemporary example I could give if asked for an example of Einstein’s definition of insanity.

    *Municipal and local politics may be exceptions in given situations.

    Cheers-

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  166. @Gregory Sutton

    I agree, Greg. Learn the truth about the income tax, remove the financial incentive to the political process and voting will become a more natural mechanism.
    (The16th.htm)

  167. @Timur The Lame

    ” But we would have gotten Hillary idiots”

    So and you are one of the idiots who would have voted for her.

    Such as all idiot leftists, you think that your viewpoint is the superior one,

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army vet, and pro jazz performer.

  168. Anonymous[147] • Disclaimer says:

    @ AZM,

    You obviously missed what I implied by the ” ..but we would have gotten Hillary” line namely that anyone with a sense of logic and or proportionality (let lone statistical analysis) could have determined
    the insignificance and/or nullification factors involved with a single vote.

    BTW, what is this fixation of yours with menses? What the hell is an ‘airborne trained US army vet”? You sound like a 105 year old bedridden guy with a box of tampons taking advantage of ‘internet day’ at Bellevue Hospital in the ‘gifted’ wing.

    Cheers-

    • Replies: @peterAUS
  169. peterAUS says:
    @Anonymous

    What the hell is an ‘airborne trained US army vet”? You sound like a 105 year old bedridden guy with a box of tampons taking advantage of ‘internet day’ at Bellevue Hospital in the ‘gifted’ wing.

    You sound as a progtard. Those who have no idea about military but are so happy to talk as you just did.
    You have airborne trained US army personnel deployed in combat zones as we speak. And plenty of those have been discharged from military since First Iraqi War and are people in their prime, even quite young. Working, as we speak, in all layers of civilian society. From manual labor to top corporate management, government etc. Let alone PMC.

    Of course, your….species…..can’t recognize them. They can recognize your….species…from a mile, though, and act accordingly.

    Progtard.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @The Scalpel
  170. @peterAUS

    To the best of my knowledge, today in every combat zone with US military presence, the troops are there illegally (assuming that there still is international law despite massive US effort to destroy it). In simple terms, these “heroes” are committing war crimes in our name even as we speak. Then, after a tour or two of criminal activity, they are working (quoting you) “in all layers of civilian society. From manual labor to top corporate management, government etc.“

    Is this something the country should be proud of? Or was it newspeak you are using? War is peace, huh?

    • Agree: OEMIKITLOB
  171. c smith says:

    “Most Americans understand this, which is why nearly half of them do not vote.” Great piece – but this is flat wrong. Nearly half of Americans don’t vote because they simply aren’t paying attention and don’t care. IOW, they don’t HAVE a “why”. Thinking for themselves is a foreign concept. They don’t think. They just “do” – as little as possible.

  172. c smith says:

    “…in a savage, neoliberal marketplace with virtually no social cohesion whatsoever, and in which the only real operative value is money”

    Which sounds awful, but looks a whole lot better when compared to EVERY OTHER political, economic or social system ever invented by man or used in human history.

    • Replies: @hrk
  173. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @peterAUS

    I think he was being facetious.

    fa·ce·tious
    /fəˈsēSHəs/
    adjective
    treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant.
    synonyms: flippant, flip, glib, frivolous, tongue-in-cheek, ironic, sardonic, joking, jokey, jocular, playful, sportive, teasing, mischievous

    see also: Emily Latella https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Litella

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  174. hrk says:
    @Haxo Angmark

    Couldn’t agree more, I constantly goad the left with requests for impeachment. Go ahead and take our toy away. Trump is just the beginning, Trump is a moderate.

  175. hrk says:
    @c smith

    Looks can be deceiving and you may have faired well in the empire of lies so far but remember that no one promised you a bed of roses. Everyone is on thin ice and even if you maintain your place sooner or later America’s luck is going to run out.

  176. peterAUS says:
    @The Scalpel

    Exactly what progtards do, all the time. One of ways to recognize them.
    There are other, smug and condescending among them.
    Also when topics are serious and they have no clue about.

    Early teens talk, on school playground, is the mode.

    The problem is when people with the same….ahm…mindset….get into positions of power.

    Lucky us.

  177. TheBoom says:

    As a sane white person I have no choice but to vote and to do so for Republicans. Republicans are corrupt and servants of their donors but they at least haven’t named white men as the great enemies of the people.

    Democrats have thugs roaming the streets beating up – with support from the police and courts – the opposition. Democrats consider any speech they don’t like as being hate speech and want to ban it. When they have any power in corporations or schools they increasingly pretty much ban it. Democrats also pander to the feminist vote by pushing an anti male agenda. Then there is the whole gender fluidity insanity. The new wave in the Democratic party are socialists who want the disastrous combination of open borders and socialism.

    As Lee Kwan Yew noted, in a multicultural society people do not vote based on economic interests. They vote based on race and religion. We are at a stage where I, as a white man, have no sane choice but to vote Republican no matter how much I may dislike many of the policies.

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