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General / Re: What if the Germans won....
« on: May 05, 2010, 06:43:38 AM »
If Germany won, I'd be able to understand and sing along to Rammstein songs.

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General / Re: Last movie you've watched
« on: May 03, 2010, 11:45:18 AM »
Watched Blow again. I haven't watched it in ages and I thought I'd fall asleep watching it. I didn't.

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The Show / Re: Fatal Flaw of Libertarianism
« on: April 28, 2010, 10:09:59 AM »
I'm done here for now, I feel I made my point.  And I learned a new lack of respect for libertarians.

To summarize, libertarianism is a suicide pact.  As proof, I offered several scenarios, all of which sit just fine with libertarians:

1) Open borders are non-negotiable for libertarians, up to and including a nuke-equipped-RV-driving immigrant.
2) Open borders are non-negotiable for libertarians, up to and including mass invasion in unlimited numbers by "peaceful" immigrants whose stated purpose is to end libertarianism.
3) Open borders are non-negotiable for libertarians, up to and including mass infiltration by millions of troops of a foreign power.

The sad thing is, I'm not even exaggerating.  Libertarians literally have no problem with any of these scenarios.  I kept waiting for them to cry "foul!  We'd never be so stupid!"  But they never did.

Libertarianism is a suicide pact.

Edit: Oh, I almost forgot, free markets are not synonymous with libertarian.  The secret, burning desire of every business in the history of the world has been to become a market-dominant monopoly.  How would libertarians prevent GovCorp from taking over?  They wouldn't.

The only point you made is you don't like immigrants. You seem to think every immigrant is a violent bastard, ready to kill every last citizen of whichever country they travel to. Is it immigrants from any specific location? Or is it immigrants from all over the world? If I was to migrate from Australia to America, (I'm assuming America is your home country, I apologise for the mistake if this isn't the case) do you think I'd be driving a van load of explosives to your house the second I set foot on American soil? After all, according to your logic, I'd be one of these bloodthirsty immigrants. This simply isn't the case. Australia, for example, is well known to have a very diverse population. Oh yeah, lots and lots of immigrants. Funny how things aren't blowing up on a constant basis isn't it? Wow, maybe immigrants aren't these violent drones you like to think they are.

As far as a small government.......you do realise the current government system started off as your ideal small government? Yeh, bound by a constitution and everything. With a monopoly on force, which you're happy for the government to have, it happily rides roughshod over the constitution on a daily basis. What makes you think it'll be any different a second time around? The very definition of insanity is doing the same thing over again and expecting different results.

So you seem to think an independent society to be weak. A suicide pact in fact. Would you like to tell the class how America's revolutionary war turned out?

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General / Re: I promise you will rage at this video.
« on: April 25, 2010, 07:43:12 PM »


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Ten of the children, she said, were fathered by Garry Brown, currently serving a five-year prison term for dealing cocaine.
Isnt this just another sign that the drug war is idiotic?

And the welfare system.

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General / Re: Google is now officially evil
« on: April 25, 2010, 06:38:28 AM »
ugh

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Google CEO Eric Schmidt recently said internet users shouldn't worry about privacy unless they have something to hide.

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General / Re: I promise you will rage at this video.
« on: April 25, 2010, 06:34:12 AM »
I promise you will rage at this article:

http://www2.tbo.com/content/2010/apr/21/homeless-mother-15-says-she-needs-help-justice/news-breaking/

Yup. FFUUUUUUUUUUUCCKK!

Here's what mindset this bitch is at:
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"What do I do?" she said earlier in the day. "I have no answers. My family has been railroaded. Someone needs to pay. Nobody's helping me."
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She remained distrustful of the system, she said. It was a system that despite all good intentions landed her in the motel, in this fix, in the first place.
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The 12 kids are the youngest of 15 altogether, she said. Three have "aged out," meaning they have turned 18 and are on their own, no longer a part of the child welfare system.
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"I can have as many as I want to," she said. All her kids, she added, "are gifts from God."

unfuckingbelievable.

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General / Re: I promise you will rage at this video.
« on: April 25, 2010, 02:49:57 AM »
I'll admit I raged a little. Although I'm kind of used to that sort of behaviour with living in Australia. The sickening government worship. "Tax the rich more cos they're bastards and they don't deserve the money they earn. We deserve it cos....um we just do. Its the rich peoples fault we're poor....uh...somehow." Funny how people want a centralised power to spread the wealth evenly, yet if you called them communists they'd be outraged.

edit : hahaha I love that swinging a cactus pic.

The only Australian I know claims to be a commie. He isn't, but he is so ignorant as to not really know the difference. "Commie" means listening to Anti-Flag, getting shitty tattoos, and a firm devotion to various sports teams.

lol.

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General / Re: I promise you will rage at this video.
« on: April 25, 2010, 02:20:02 AM »
I'll admit I raged a little. Although I'm kind of used to that sort of behaviour with living in Australia. The sickening government worship. "Tax the rich more cos they're bastards and they don't deserve the money they earn. We deserve it cos....um we just do. Its the rich peoples fault we're poor....uh...somehow." Funny how people want a centralised power to spread the wealth evenly, yet if you called them communists they'd be outraged.

edit : hahaha I love that swinging a cactus pic.

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The Show / Re: Fatal Flaw of Libertarianism
« on: April 25, 2010, 01:49:38 AM »
Libertarians, typically, don't deny the right for individuals to form group. As far as thats concerned, you can form whatever group you like, and wield as much power over it as you wish. Just as long as it is purely voluntary, and you don't force others into the group (like government does) there is no problem. Its the initiation of force that is the problem, not forming a group.

Unfortunately the name Libertarian has been corrupted by those claiming to be such, but not following the ideals of Libertarianism.
In my experience, libertarians oppose government having the power to control, restrict, or end immigration.  Ian and Mark seem to be good examples.  I only heard a few minutes, but in that time they managed to say that a free people (implying by definition) can't restrict immigration.
You have the right to deny anyone you wish from entering your property (immigrants or whoever). You just can't force your neighbour to do the same. If they are happy to have immigrants in their property, you have no right to stop them.

What have you got against immigration by the way?

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The Show / Re: Fatal Flaw of Libertarianism
« on: April 24, 2010, 08:04:58 PM »
Libertarians, typically, don't deny the right for individuals to form group. As far as thats concerned, you can form whatever group you like, and wield as much power over it as you wish. Just as long as it is purely voluntary, and you don't force others into the group (like government does) there is no problem. Its the initiation of force that is the problem, not forming a group.

Unfortunately the name Libertarian has been corrupted by those claiming to be such, but not following the ideals of Libertarianism.

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General / Re: Jackasses (NSFW)
« on: April 23, 2010, 07:01:37 PM »
Nice find.

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General / Re: u anrchists ned 2 stop
« on: April 06, 2010, 04:44:04 AM »
he is going to take us forward into history???


is he going to do this in a delorean??????

if he is going to do it, it'd be cooler if it was in a delorean.

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The Polling Pit / Re: International listeners.
« on: December 03, 2009, 11:50:47 PM »

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The Polling Pit / Re: International listeners.
« on: December 03, 2009, 06:30:10 PM »
Brisbane, Australia.

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The Rubber Room - Not Safe for Work / Re: Rammstein-Pussy
« on: November 29, 2009, 05:03:42 AM »
Rammstein - Pussy

"Youíve got a pussy
I have a dick
So, whatís the problem
Letís do it quick"

Love those lyrics.



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