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Comment Just Another Republican (Score 1) 438 438

While Rand Paul is proud to inherit the cult so lovingly built by his father, he doesn't seem to feel entirely obligated to actually stray far from the party message. Rand Paul is well aware of who butters his bread, and takes actions to make sure they are taken care of. In other words, he is making the choices he needs to make to see that his policies bring more power for the powerful, and facsism for the people.
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Journal Journal: More Fuel for the Cult

Likely the most dangerous cult in the US today is the cult of Ron Paul (which of course is much enamored with his dear son Rand). The cult of Ron Paul quotes mostly only two authors; their cult leader himself (often in youtube format) and his idol Ayn Rand. Now their second-favorite messiah has new scripture coming out. Well, actually it is old scripture - written in 1934 to be prec

Submission + - Lost Ayn Rand Novel to by Published->

fascismforthepeople writes: Ayn Rand, the author of "Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged", had written a play in 1934 that received little attention at the time. Now, her archivists have prepared it for publication as both a novel and a play. "Ideal" was rediscovered only in 2012 and will published next July.
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Comment Your script is out of whack (Score 1) 619 619

Let me apply some facts to your bit so what you spewed out reflects reality instead of religious fantasy:

it is the correct variable, what do you think the policies of the church of ron paul lead to? Massive poverty, lack of equality under the law, loss of all opportunities to get out of poverty.

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Sure, you can say that the problem is poverty, but poverty in unregulated free market countries came from unregulated free markets - lack of private ownership and operation of property due to hyperconcentration of wealth, lack of individual freedoms.

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If the law is applied differently to some people even in such concepts as different tax brackets and different tax breaks you will have less economic freedom, less initiative, fewer opportunities, fewer people trying to get ahead

Amazingly that statement needs no adjustments. You just described the ambitions of your fascist cult for us in great clarity.

Of-course there are very few moral people in an immoral system.

Precisely. I could hardly image a less moral system than the one you have been advocating endlessly here. Being as you are one of the system's top cheerleaders I don't see how you could possibly be able to help bring about the rise of any moral people, though.

Comment Re:Not myths (Score 2) 363 363

I don't have a problem with people taking matters into their own hands on this and yanking those devices of faces of the wearers and simply stomping on them.

You used to support private property. Now you support the destruction of private property, if its existence offends you. Did your cult leader tell you this somehow is not a contradiction in terms? You keep telling us that your beliefs are absolute yet you keep going back on them.

But of course, this contradiction is just another part of your aspirations. When you give people a false sense of entitlement if makes it that much easier to bring about fascism for the people.

Comment Re:Economically Inefficient (Score 1, Informative) 467 467

Arresting someone for theft under $10 ("Monster-In-Law" on DVD retails for about $5)

The cost for the store was much higher than that. Rental outlets don't just go to walmart and buy DVDs, they had to get them with rental licenses from the studios (ever notice the FBI warning on the discs you buy, warning you not to rent it out?). We can probably assume it was a reasonably new release when it was rented, so the cost was something closer to $50 per disc.

A more efficient punishment would be to seize wages/tax refunds/etc. in the amount of the theft + some additional punitive amount.

That is reasonable, but do the math in a reasonable manner to reflect the true cost to the merchant.

Comment Re:Cult leader's son behaving like a cult leader (Score 0) 380 380

People are stupid. thats all there is too it, Look at the last 5 elections or so for proof of that.

Your grammar supports that notion.

the senate was intended to be voted on by the smart people in the house, not by the dumb people all over the country

Did you get that idea from watching a youtube video somewhere? The fact that senators used to be appointed has as much to do with logistics as anything, there were many states that previously were incapable of managing statewide elections (they had their governors appointed for the same reason).

When we elect people based on promises of what they will give me, we are all doomed. With all that in mind, yes taking the senate back from the people actually would be in our best interest.

Then why have representative government at all? Your argument could apply just as well to the house, the governorship, and any state legislature - and of course the Presidency as well - as it does to the US Senate. What is so special about the senate if you don't trust people to elect their own politicians?

... and of course that says nothing about what you believe a politician will "give" you. Do you believe that your preferred leader will reduce your taxes or something?

In the end your arguments are very very similar to those of the cult members we see around here. You are arguing for producing more power for those who hold the most power, and fascism for the people.

Comment Thank your government research dollars for this (Score 0) 143 143

Would the uninhibited free market that some people champion have been able to create this? Maybe it could have, but we haven't seen it happen yet. This was the collaboration of a lot of people, building on a lot of publicly funded work.

Comment try as you might (Score 0) 380 380

Obama and his administration should be sued and should be impeached, and it's not just for surveillance, the fucking guy is a murderer and he brags about it [youtube.com]. It shouldn't be just an action class lawsuit, it should be a criminal investigation into this mass murderer.

how will you install your religious movement - and its leader - in place of him? if you somehow find a way to impeach obama, you still have that pesky problem of the fact that the us is still a democracy and none of your religious leaders are in line to inherit the presidency, even if you throw out obama and biden. of course, you don't see elections as more than an inconvenience. your movement has shown a keen interest in discarding elections in order to bring more power to your leaders.

and that is how you want to bring more power for the wealthy, and fascism for the people.

"If a computer can't directly address all the RAM you can use, it's just a toy." -- anonymous comp.sys.amiga posting, non-sequitir

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