The State is at War — with the Future

Desultory Heroics

By Thomas L. Knapp

Source: The Fifth Column

It’s turning into a long hot summer for the emerging global counter-economy.

In June and July, an international group of law enforcement agencies took down two of the largest “Dark Web” marketplaces, Hansa and Alphabay.

Then on July 25, the US Securities and Exchange Commission issued a weird, barely coherent, press release seemingly kinda sorta but not exactly declaring its own plenary authority over all things cryptocurrency.

On the heels of the SEC’s fit of apparent glossolalia, the US Department of Justice announced its indictment of cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e for “money laundering” even as one of the site’s admins, Alexander Vinnik, was arrested in Greece.

What we’re seeing is the latest bit of backlash from a political establishment scared witless by technologies which threaten to make it superfluous.

A friend of mine who writes under the pseudonym dL notes that “[t]he…

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“Beware the Authoritarian Right And Left”

Image: http://www.activistpost.com "...After waking up to the reality that the Democratic and Republican parties are controlled, many free thinkers have taken to a life of activism in hopes of changing the world. However, many of these people who broke through the mainstream left/right paradigm are now falling for another false paradigm leading to the same … Continue reading “Beware the Authoritarian Right And Left”

“My Beloved City, Izmir”

If there is ever to be peace on the face of this earth, we must rein in the major religions and destroy worldwide statism!

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Izmir…

Yesterday, I was thinking about writing a post about the city of Izmir, Turkey is one of two cities where I love most on this planet. The other one is Smolensk, Russia.

I wanted to tell my Earthling friends how beatiful city Izmir is. Yes, it has really beautiful coasts, nature, foods, drinks and etc, but actually it’s beauty comes from its people. Izmir has been a place that unite people who have many different religion, racial and cultural backgrounds for thousands years. Even the extraterrestrials like me.

Many writer or poet had written about Izmir. For example, Victor Hugo likens İzmir to a princess, whose reputation spread to the west in his poem “La Captive” in the book with entitled “Les Orientales” published in 1829. Poetry is like that:

“Izmir is a princess with a very nice little hat.

Happy spring responds to her calling without hesitation.

How…

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“Anarchy vs. Statism: Uncontrolled Order over Controlled Chaos”

Image: http://www.thedailysheeple.com "Anarchy is cosmic order. When order is uncontrolled and allowed to flow, then a healthy equilibrium manifests. It only seems chaotic because the majority of us have been conditioned by statism to think that a world without man-made laws is a world in chaos. Nothing could be further from the truth. On a … Continue reading “Anarchy vs. Statism: Uncontrolled Order over Controlled Chaos”

“8 Revelations From 2016 That Completely Vindicate ‘Conspiracy Theorists'”

Image: http://www.activistpost.com The following article speaks for itself: 8 Revelations From 2016 That Completely Vindicate “Conspiracy Theorists” By Claire Bernish It could easily be said 2016 has been the year so-called conspiracy theorists were vindicated — and we aren’t yet five months in. Before explaining why that is the case, make no mistake — the … Continue reading “8 Revelations From 2016 That Completely Vindicate ‘Conspiracy Theorists'”

“Statism in a Nutshell: From Thievery to Tyranny in Five Easy Steps”

Image: http://www.zengardner.com "Statism – the subordination of the individual to the state -- leads inevitably to the most hideous oppression." Andrew Bernstein Here, Mr and Ms Amerika, is the story of your existence, as members of the mindless, state-owned herd: Statism in a Nutshell: From Thievery to Tyranny in Five Easy Steps Gary Z McGee, … Continue reading “Statism in a Nutshell: From Thievery to Tyranny in Five Easy Steps”

“Opposing the Plutocracy Means Opposing the Warfare State”

Image: http://www.azquotes.com For all of you fans of the wealth and power, state-run political system, and the next stooge wannabes running for office (in particular, Bernie Sanders), you might want to take a few minutes and read the following article: Center for a Stateless Society » Opposing the Plutocracy Means Opposing the Warfare State Gary … Continue reading “Opposing the Plutocracy Means Opposing the Warfare State”