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Thursday, November 30, 2017

randian dogma


RANDIAN DOGMA

Ah, Ayn Rand, superhero of libertarians everywhere.  And agitator for the economic system that is instrumental in adding velocity and impact to our systematic collapse.  While I love Rand, I also understand she was also the superhero to our elite.  Did the Globalists even realize the gem they held in their hands?  Long before Thatcher and Reagan showed up to save the day from environmentalists and conservers, THE bible for capitalism had been penned.  Not Friedman and supply side economics.  Ayn Rand.  I don’t know if she alone was personally responsible for the sea change in culture, but she certainly helped a great deal.

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Look, I am still an anarchist.  Not a wishy washy Libertarian but a full on anarchist ( in the sense of zero government, not of violence or chaos-thank you media whores for the continual debasement of logic and reason ).  But while that is my philosophy, that is a terrible political position.  Anarchy is not viable.  It does NOT conform to human nature.  Rand was a kick ass talent as a writer.  I’m thankful she at the very least brought us back from the brink of the predominance of Organization Man.  But as a philosopher she had her head up her ass. 

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Ayn Rand had a tough go of it as a child over in Russia.  Through that trauma she was adamantly opposed to strong government and central authority.  She went to the extreme opposite to total freedom.  As in, every man an island.   She couldn’t have been blind to the state of the government in America at the time she moved over here.  The promised land of freedom was more like every man for himself trying to survive both a heavy handed federal government and then the Depression that had been caused by the central bank and federal policies.  She just doubled down despising any kind of government and was close to a shut-in avoiding the outside reality.

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You want to know why her books are so good?  She holed up inside and devoted her life to them.  They were her reality avoidance.  They were her fantasy world of escape.  When she wasn’t writing and chain smoking she was busy whoring around trying to find her mythical Super Man.  Her husband treated her as an equal, as all progressive males did/do, and that was definitely a turn OFF for her as she needed to live in an anarchist world of complete freedom, yet be dominated by her man.  Talk about one screwed up chick!

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Now, I’m certainly not pointing out that as a hypocrite she should be ignored.  No human is as perfect as their convictions.  Rand delivered the best piece of literature on freedom ever.  You cannot deny her contribution and brilliance.  I merely point out that her complete gay love of capitalism was a result of childhood trauma and reality avoidance.  Hell, I’m only picking on her as I need to flesh out an article on capitalism in general and how bad of an economic system it is, despite all our brainwashing ( of which Rand was a part ).

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Capitalism is, simply, an economic system to benefit the central bankers.  It has nothing to do with freedom, despite its proponents gushingly loving tributes to the contrary.  And it has nothing to do with limited government.  We gnash teeth and pull hair over the loss of freedom in our capitalist country, when we should realize that loss is a feature of the system.  As much as I hate citing dictionary definitions and making an article out of it as some hacks are wont to do, very rarely I make exceptions.  I think we need one here.

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cap·i·tal·ism [káppit’l ìzzəm]

n

 free-market system: an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and distribution of goods, characterized by a free competitive market and motivation by profit 

Encarta ® World English Dictionary © & (P) 1998-2005 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

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There is nothing free about our system.  Private ownership of production uses government force to give themselves an advantage whenever possible.  The market is therefore not competitive, although it certainly is motivated by profit.  And of course, all of that is funded by the central bank.  Central banks were operated to fund empire and its colonies, the colonies being extracted of free resources.  As the bank must receive interest on its loans of money created from nothing, resources must continue to flow as only growth pays the interest ( you must constantly bring in more to have the extra that is the interest that is above and beyond the wealth already in existence ).  And only free goods in the form of colonial treasure enables the excess that is the interest. 

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And therein lies the difference between a system like American Fascism and Russian Communism.  One has a central bank and the other does not.  Both rely on resource extraction, true.  But only one requires EXPONENTIAL resource extraction and that is capitalism ( or mercantilism if you prefer.  We could spilt hairs all day long.  We all know how the system works, regardless of its exact title ).  You need to get out of your head that tidbit that was played over and over again to us by the anti-communists, that Russian mined everything and polluted everything and was hence more wasteful than we.  Were they really more polluted than we were?  Only if you don’t take into account we transferred all our pollution over to China.  People were dropping like flies from cancer over here, until we got rid of our factories and stopped open air nuclear tests.

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Capitalism verses Communism used to be about the preferred empire you desired.  In that case, of course, ours despite all its faults was the obvious winner.  But now that our imperial colonies are no longer pumping the required and necessary wealth, the danger of relying on our central bank is evident and clear.  It alone, not the government or welfare class or even liberal retards, is the biggest danger to us as it flounders and will not die until it extracts all the wealth from the imperial citizens.  How’s that capitalism working out for you now, Ayn?

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

cash cache


CASH CACHE
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note: to answer better the question of how long it tales to grind flour in the Victoria ( used to be Corona ), I actually made notes this last time.  Four minutes.  A pint jar fill of grain yielding two and a half cups, or 750 calories.  And I was no more winded/sore that if I had done about a dozen push-ups.  See?  Even running grain through three times, it doesn't take all that much effort.
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For some time it had been less than a surprise when yet another Roman era stash of precious metal coins was unearthed in England during building construction.  Of course, this was during a time of petroleum powered machines doing the digging, and since the normal rebuilding of soil naturally is about one inch a century and if you were in a hurry to bury your wealth because bandits were besieging your village I’d guess you were going down perhaps a foot, my calculations say they would only be about a yard down at the most.  Which is no where near impossible for the most primitive digging implement.

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Why weren’t more caches uncovered?  Yes, of course it would be a foolish activity to dig all day long, using your limited energy given to you by a limited availability of food, and with few hopes of finding anything.  The standard practice of torture to divulge location wasn’t employed if there were so many stashes left for moderners to uncover.  Britain was colonized unlike so many other lands far from the capital city.  It was difficult to garrison ( as Hadrian’s Wall might hint at ) so why was it so important when other areas such as Germany were ignored ( which could be accessed by road rather than ship.  Mediterranean or river maritime shipping was of course cheaper than overland transportation, but getting to the British isles was another thing entirely as far as infrastructure unless it was restricted by season ).

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Britain had tin needed in metal working.  Tin tends to be restricted in availability-few areas offer it, so you go wherever it is.  But she also contained a large pottery industry which was exported all over the empire.  Which says that the whole area was garrisoned and other economic activity was allowed in a tamed colony.  Perhaps the need for the merchant ships for the tin lead to other exports which paid its way.  Britain wasn’t just a company town with only the mines being protected.

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So there was probably a lot of Romans living there, not just the military or mine administrators.  And who would live there unless there was an economic advantage ( akin to the Brits living in India )?  Most likely most Romans apart from slaves or military were comfortably well off merchants.  They all had wealth to bury.  Which means that perhaps the Roman retreat from Britain was not feasible.  Had Rome already fallen?  Either there was no transport back or there was no where to go back to. 

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No matter how pissed the locals were, I have a difficult time assuming they were kill all Romans rather than torturing them to find their gold or silver.  Did the rich bury their wealth and leave for the last safe refuge?  Then were overrun and slaughtered?  That almost seems feasible.  Say, if all the surrounding areas were abandoned and the fort at London was the Saigon embassy of the day.  Although, why not take your wealth with you?   It is of course hard to guess.  And not even a very fun parlor game since we have so little information to go on. 

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But one thing that this hints at, at least to me, is that the Romans were still living in a false monetary wealth paradigm.  They still were worried about saving their money.  Which is just human nature I assume.  Since the Agricultural Age was forced upon us and gold and silver the only was to trade ( and trade was vital for many things your area didn’t have and were necessary for your military which was needed to protect you against other centralized militaries predations ), precious metals in and of themselves were worthless but represented life saving trade. 

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All people in all lands since civilizations were formed all took precious metals.  Even kings who couldn’t trade after decentralization and during a Dark Age still hoarded silver to pass on his wealth to the next generation.  You couldn’t eat gold but you could always buy food, other than in times of pure chaos, famine and banditry ( which were always limited in scope due to mans inherent need to live in tribes ).  And there was always trade, even during Dark Ages which lacked any monopoly on force which trade is predicated on.  It was merely very limited and very expensive.  Each trader needed to protect himself and if overland needed to pay tolls and tariffs for many different governments.  Prices were ruinous as a result.

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So there will always be some limited expensive trade even in troubled times.  But it might be of such a niggardly nature that it is nearly worthless for most needs or wants.  Therefore, for all intents and purposes, trade essentially ceases in such times and gold and silver are little more than long term savings accounts.  Money loses almost all utility.  The fleeing or besieged Romans were still thinking in terms of money saving their lives, because 99% of the time it does exactly that.  But when empires fail, bringing down trade and money utility, defense and famine are the only concerns.  Money is a distant dream.

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You can pretend that soil infertility and irrigation infrastructure failures and lack of military funding isn’t going to cause your empire to collapse, but you would be rather foolish, yes?  And we preparing for the fall of our empire are still busily burying our gold ( insofar as focusing on wealth preservation, if not simply just wealth accumulation ).  Is this the wise course of action, or should we be more worried about defense and famine?  Food enough, not just so that the government takes the six months needed to restore services as is assumed by most, but enough food for a true civilization collapse.  And not just defensive measures against a burglar or looter, but against the whole barbarian hoards surrounding you ( as far as you can, anyway ). 

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

moral hazards


MORAL HAZARDS

Another hearty hi-ho and thanks for the fish for this minion article idea ( asexual hugs included ).  Moral hazards are one of those stupid business lingo phrases that pretty much make no sense and are in no way intuitive so it is hard to remember.  Okay, perhaps it makes a tiny bit of sense.  Your Morals are in Hazard if your common sense is paid to be ignored.  Still stupid, and I consider myself a final arbitrator in such matters ( I also arbitrarily dismiss any notions of proper language use by Grammar Police,  as English is a mongrel tongue and shouldn’t be taken too seriously, especially since doing so makes you sound like you just slipped a yard long two inch wide stick up your ass.  But I might have slightly digressed ).

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You ever listen to business suits yammering at one another?  Or military leaders ( not the peasant class enlisted )?  Or even doctors?  Linguistic gymnastics which should be shorthand more efficient communication but which tend to devolve into tribal markers and peacock feathers.  Even preppers can get a bit silly with it.  “My DH has a BOB and when a HEMP strikes we will GOOD”.  WHY?  If there is one thing I hate more that tribal marker lingo it is friggin acronyms.  Makes people sound like friggin kids in a tree house making up their own language so they can be super secret ninja turtles on a spy mission.  Lick my crack, jack!

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Anyway, now that we have ascertained that the actual phrase Moral Hazard blows rabid mule member, it just means once you are insured against an event, you disengage from  some actions that would have lowered the chance of that disaster happening.  Or, to simplify better, risky behavior is rewarded.  The perfect example of one would be the banks being Too Big To Fail.  Once that happened, they started making profits again on far riskier behaviors.  They became landlords rather than loan officers, and doubled down on derivatives.

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Why Not, right?  The government would simply borrow more money to give back to them.  The government would simply take over the collection of payments.  Well, we all know the stupidity of that, as once the government gets down to paying zero percent interest on all its loans, at a time fewer taxpayers have jobs, all you have left is inflation as stimulus, amongst other problems.  The Hazard part in Moral Hazards comes around.  Now, what are the moral hazards in prepping?  How about Bug Out Bags, Bullion and Semi-Auto Firearms?  I’m sure you’ll disagree with me on principle.  But we’ll discuss it anyway. 

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Bug Out Bags.  You live in a very dangerous location, but because you have a bug-out bag you continue living in that location ( can also include a long commute to work, from a safe location to a risky one, daily ).  Now, I’m not pointing a shaky finger, spittle flying from my lips as I denounce you as an Unworthy.  Too many circumstances conspire against us.  Even knowing better, we stay near an aging parent ( they hate us and use us but we feel obligated ).  Even though it will be a money pit the rest of our lives, we stay in our negative equity home because we don’t have the means to relocate ( well, you do, but sometimes taking a chance with the apocalypse at a advanced age is preferable to Roughing It ).  And the Big One, there simply ain’t no jobs out there.  Moving would nearly be suicide.

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My point in this article isn’t to cast blame, but merely to point out destructive behavior you might not beware of ( so, in other words, I direct this at those that COULD move but don’t because they feel safe with a bug-out plan ).  You should by now know my thoughts on bugging out.  It is all well and good at a distance you can walk to in a day or two.  That allows you the luxury of living near a job, but paying less for a retreat that you needn’t live at if you don’t want to.  It becomes an insurance policy rather than a crappy lifestyle you engage in now. 

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Thirty to sixty miles away is one hours drive, or a six hour bike ride or two days walk ( whichever is safest ).  Your junk land can be visited weekly if desired and can be a retirement cabin.  The wife will more readily accept it over living frugally on it now.  There are still issues such as vandalism and such, but it is far better than bugging out across several states.  Long distance bugging out is silly because, remember, you can’t time the collapse.  As soon as you know it is happening, so does everybody else.  You might react quicker than the majority but you won’t beat the small percentage that is all that is needed to clog the roads, drain the station gasoline tanks, wipe out the store shelves and the emergence of those better than you in predation. 

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Bugging out any meaningful distance, or bugging out a short distance but with all your supplies, both are dangerous and ill advised.  Go back and watch “Panic In The Year Zero”.  Any strategy that relies too much on luck isn’t a very good plan.  A BOB is, even assuming a safe destination with caches, a BTN plan ( oops, acronyms alert! Better Than Nothing ) and little else.  Yet it seems most people look at a BOB as a magical talisman that completely protects them against the risky strategy of living amongst the asswhore brigades of teeming maggots on meat urban areas.

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Semi-Auto weapons, semi’s, are another insurance program that exposes you to more risk.  The whole rational for them is close quarters combat.  So, armored up and sagging in magazines, you sally forth to slay the evil and wicked, blasting away at hoards of combatants ( thank you, first person combat games, for making this so cool ).  Wouldn’t it be better to stay some distance away, since distance equals safety given most folks marksmanship ( MOST people, relax Francis )?  Did your moonshiners of old need a Tommy Gun?  They did quite well with a shotgun, as they knew the terrain and knew how to ambush ( as opposed to a gunfight at the OK Corral, a bunch of damn fools going at it toe to toe since they were macho and manly and Billy Bad Ass ).

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But just having the semi’s, everyone feels like they are safe and protected, so they live near a bunch of damn people.  They put a red dot site on their semi, wear bullet resistant vests and load up three hundred rounds at a time, back-up another semi and they try to Own The Night and go all high-tech for Force Multipliers.  They put themselves in harms way assuming they are safe.  Bizarre ( again, I‘m not saying sometimes you don‘t always have a choice.  Sometimes this is the only strategy due to your circumstances.  I‘m just saying don‘t let this false sense of security allow you to do stupid crap ).  And last, a quick look at gold or silver.   

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Precious Metals are a good hedge against property tax inflation, or a good wealth transfer for your great, great, great grandchildren ( after the Dark Ages lift and trade becomes feasible again ), and good for very little else.  But it seems most gold bugs preach that simply owning gold protects you against all dangers.  Even those acknowledging EROI decline in oil ( damn, it is hard to avoid acronyms ) still think a world full of no transportation and no food distribution amongst rising populations is best handled by gold ownership.  Owning gold allows you to live normal amongst the savages, assuming a bright future.  No need to store food or weapons, gold can buy anything.  If I had more time I’d go off on a tangent about gold, but The People ( or, at least The Minions ) have voted on reasonable length articles, not booklets, so I’ll just stop there.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

in retrospect


IN RETROSPECT

In retrospect, were there things I could have done differently on my preps ( a warm hug [ with suitable space between pelvises, to avoid any misunderstandings ] for the minion who suggested this topic ) over the years?  I’m not engaging in self-flagellation, bemoaning the broad strokes of any of my actions.  I’m quite proud of my sacrifices and achievements.  With what was left of my earnings by ex-wives I think I did better than most folks could have.  To most of you, just being without a motor vehicle would have been an unbearably fresh Hell every day. 

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And I don’t spent an inordinate amount of time dwelling on the past. I’ve always been future orientated ( while most wives have been living solidly in the present, my planning, hard work and sacrifice unappreciated and unwelcome ).  Since I mull over, obsess over, over analyze and over think everything ( except getting married, obviously-ha! ), I have practically zero regrets.  All decisions were made logically and methodically with all the facts I then had on hand.  So, all this is nothing more than taking my newest knowledge and comparing that to what I knew then and deciding if I should have acted otherwise. 

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For instance, should I have picked a different location to settle down at?  I’m not applying personal lifestyle choices here, by saying, oh gee, if I hadn’t moved here I never would have met the NOL.  I’m saying, as the collapse looms ever closer, and knowing what I know do about this location, was it the right choice?  I still had my family living where they did, the visitation of my kids a factor.  I still needed gainful employment to pay the ex to avoid jail.  I can’t say, “oh, I should have gone self-employment sooner”, because that doesn’t factor in here.  I was still paying child support as I was digging the B-POD.  I’m not twinkling my nose and doing any fact changing wishful thinking here.

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So, with all that said, let’s get to it.  Right up to 2006, all the choices I had made were basically in the ball park of being Best I Could Do.  There was the Car Fiasco, where I tried to buy a passenger car.  The plan was I lived on my desolate lot four miles from any other home, power line or paved road.  I biked those four miles, got in my car and drove the ten miles into town to work.  The trailer towing truck got too poor of mileage and the Hippie Bread Van was too old to be reliable ( with spare parts availability an issue ).  After about a thousand bucks in purchase, registration and repairs, I gave up on that plan.  Buying a closer lot was cheaper in the long run.

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I had already bought the Elko lot, at bubble high price ( if I recall, $3300 after up front cash discount-this was bought with casino gratuity money, just like my silver stash and other goodies ).  Did that mean I needed to move there?  I also had Arizona, Arkansas and Texas land ( all for under $500 each ).  I wasn’t tied to any location because of investment ( I can easily walk away from a ill considered investment, like the half paid for mobile home in Florida ).  Should I have kept looking for other land elsewhere?  Well, here’s the thing.  I couldn’t follow my kids as they started moving all over the place, quickly.  So I wanted to be close to my aging father.

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So I picked Elko.  A six hour drive away from my dad, plenty of jobs and plenty of close in land to buy on payments, with very reasonable zoning laws ( or, lack thereof ).  In retrospect, what could I have done differently?  Most other Nevada locations, far better locations with much smaller populations and more isolated, had worse zoning or no jobs.  What I should have done is spent another three grand and bought one of those secluded lots close enough to the river, and waited to move out there.  Yet, would that have been feasible?  I needed to have my B-POD ready yesterday, not five or ten years in the future.  Both because of an aging body and because I ALWAYS plan for the collapse to be tomorrow.

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So, no, I would say I couldn’t have picked a better place to hang my hat, all things considered.  Unless I had no child support to pay, I didn’t have the freedom to remain unemployed settling in a preferable clime.  Should I have saved a few grand and bought tax property instead of private sale?  Again, no.  The peace of mind of not having the land potentially revert back to the original owner was worth the price.  What about prep items?  Would I have done anything differently?  No.  There are plenty of other better weapons, but for the price I paid I got the Deal Of The Century.  I’ve never changed my mind on the Near All Wheat Stockpile, not in thirty years.  I never regret not buying far cheaper freeze dried foods while getting all that sweet tip money at the casino. 

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I know I tell you to buy food over precious metals, but I had plenty of food.  In wheat, granted, but to me that is not a handicap.  I did use that extra for lots of expanded scenario items I still own and which make for a better stockpile ( the Forever Gun, more Enfield’s for breakage or people joining the group, finally getting enough ammo for the 357 to take it from a Protection Today gun to a post-apoc one, etc. ).  Did I waste a lot of money?  A thousand here, three grand there, sure.  But none of it was critical to buy something else I don’t have.  It was the cost of education I don’t see how I could have avoided spending.

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As I’ve said, prepping isn’t an investment, it is a cost.  I don’t see every dollar as needing to be highly justified.  Some waste is built into the system.  I look at it like the rich dude having five mansions in different countries.  Four are a waste of money, but the fifth saves your life as a safe haven.  Same with prepping costs.  You might piss away a lot buying worthless crap like FLIR scopes, but if in the end you have done and completed your preps and you are all set for the collapse, it is all good.  And I minimized that waste anyway.

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Everything COULD be better.  I could have found a secluded cabin up in the Appalachians, or in the Louisiana swamp.  But few of us want the perfect retreat, with thirty years of food and ammo.  We want to enjoy a reasonably normal life, which doesn’t mean complete seclusion.  I chose to visit my father and children, swapping that for a less than perfect location to live.  Was that a wasted effort?  It seems so, as my dad slides into his not-very-aware twilight years and my kids barely bother with me now that I don’t have money.  I was grasping at something that slid through my fingers, living my life according to others high expectations.  I should have known better.  Yet, I have no regrets, since I tried. 

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You know, the more I think about it, Better Than Nothing is really not bad at all.  I had BTN family ( given the poison the ex poured into everyone‘s ears, even my dad, I have to give them credit for even associating at all with me ).  I have BTN preps and location.  I have a Far Better Than Ever relationship.  I have a job I love ( that doesn’t mean I don’t need to be paid ).  No regrets!  Full steam ahead!

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Sunday, November 26, 2017

culture collapse 3 of 3


CULTURE COLLAPSE 3

In yesterday’s article, I wrote “When everything is dependent on an infrastructure that is failing, failed policies being adapted are merely responses to failures outside your control”.  Political correctness was introduced as an original profit center and a divide and conquer strategy.  Dilute the work force to lower wages, and focus the anger of broke workers on Blacks ( who you now both hate AND fear as the profit center War On Drugs emboldens them with more violent tendencies ) and women, to the detriment of the last powerful employment force, White males. 

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Today PC is being doubled down on ( what worked in the past must work for the current problem! ), but, just like with the military, the economy is collapsing so resource spending becomes a curse rather than a cure ( and the economy is contracting with resource availability, so there can’t by definition be a recovery ).  Spending more on minorities to use them for profit and security is now just an out of control cost that delivers little return.  The Blacks want more money, but it doesn’t come fast enough so they riot, which causes more costs to be incurred by the government which slows the next demand for more money which causes more and bigger riots. 

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Women demand more jobs, which used to be great for disenfranchising White males, but now with the number of jobs shrinking due to oil rising in cost ( extraction, not retail ) more females must be giving more jobs from a shrinking pool of them, leading to unqualified women in positions they have no training or aptitude for.  Hence, the female firefighter who cannot carry out an unconscious victim.  As the military must shrink with the budget, open up more positions to females in the combat arms ( just as with firefighters, a higher paid position, given sign-up bonuses and combat pay ) which they are obviously completely unqualified for.  A music major is in charge of cyber security for a company that’s product is useless without secure computers.

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But, wait!  How can putting women into positions they cannot perform be a plus?  Doctors save money by substitution ( more money to prescribe pills than offering surgery.  Lower liability costs-you can‘t prove the pills were harmful as that is long delayed, lower wage cost ).  How do incompetent females help institutions save money?  By privatizing training cost, for one.  Less jobs mean more workers need more education to compete for those fewer jobs.  HR covers their ass because they hire the one with the most education ( they cannot be blamed for lower school standards and training ).  In theory, only the highest schooled applicants are hired which in theory means at no additional cost you got better workers ( the localized version of hiring overseas workers ).

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But that doesn’t explain the systematic profiteering, that is just one lower entry cost.  Princess warriors and Others Of Colors don’t get hired because the company is leftist, or just because Like Hires Like or because only women and colored are graduating from college.  The reason those are the only ones GOING to college is because they are hireable.  How does the corporation make money here?  Because competence costs money.  Incompetence saves money ( not in the long run.  The long run is a land of pixie dust and unicorns.  It is all about This Quarter.  So even as PC costs money, it is also profitable ).  That is your simple answer.  A doctor used to be quite skilled in knowing what drugs hide what symptoms ( no longer the case-they rely on the pharma rep to suggest the best ).  But you don’t need to have ANY skill to save a company money.

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A competent engineer, using a skilled contractor using quality material?  Whoa!  That crap costs MONEY, honey!  More computer programmers to offer a more secure firewall?  What?  Is the company made of money?  Better quality control to keep our customers happy?  You want us to get another bank loan costing us 1% interest to fund that?  Good Christ, we are already paying off the loan used to buy our competitor to get our stock price up to pay off the last CEO on his golden parachute.  He earned his well deserved money by…anyone?  Anyone?  Bueller?  SAVING the company money.  How?  By INCOMPETENTLY running the company.

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CEO compensation packages rise to pay for the most competently incompetent leader.   There is NO more growth, only contraction.  So, ipso facto, you make money on contraction by saving money. If you can’t EARN, you SAVE.  If your income gets cut, you drop certain costs.  For the household, you cut home away coffee and eating out and cable TV.  Your mental health is impacted by more stress due to these cuts.  You go on regardless until you eventually melt down.  In the company, you fire people even if you needed them to offer a product, because what choice do you have?  You cut quality, because what choice do you have?  You hump your suppliers and your customers, because what choice do you have?

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Political Correctness is all about removing competence from the equation.  The more PC a corporation is, the less competence is a factor in ones job.  Once competence is removed, the incompetent are in charge.  Competent people do a job properly.  They COST the company money.  In the past, that was Too Cool For School.  Better services and products made the company a profit.  Now?  It costs money.  So, following the money, how do you make a profit?  By saving money by cutting costs.  And only incompetent people cut costs by increasing incompetence.  Increased incompetence ( hurting future profits ) saves money currently.  It PAYS a company to be PC.  What you pay for, you get more of. 

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Only a non-engineer could supervise an inferior build.  Someone ignorant in customer service does a great job screwing those paying for your product.  A foreman ignorant in human nature easily forces genders and races together and demands physically impossible performances.  Ignorance and incompetence is rewarded and those with the reward of employment make our new culture by breeding and teaching their spawn.  Welcome to Hell, it is profitable for someone.

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Saturday, November 25, 2017

culture collapse 2 of 3


CULTURE COLLAPSE 2

All my young adult life I was always hearing and reading about how our collapse was being caused by an eroding culture.  Thanks, Hippies! Because you scared all the straights and squares, I was subjected for decades to the gasping conjectures of pundits and politicians, publishers and professors.  They are fornicating without the churches blessing, and we shall be smited.  They divorce without the churches blessing, and hence our Gomorra shall be smited.  They bed men with men and hence the End Days are upon us.  Of course, this speaks more of Americans Puritanism and God knows why sexual hang-ups compared to almost everywhere else than it does accurate biblical Armageddon, but it also bespeaks of a culture disintegrating.

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I was busy soiling my diapers at the time so I can’t speak from first hand experience, but since we know the dying grasp of church power was centuries ago this couldn’t have been a reaction to the population moving away from the bosom of religion.  It wasn’t JUST about the sudden shocking introduction of contraception ( how many weddings were performed far from a whole nine months of the birth of the  first child, as a matter of course, historically?  Except for the upper crust that had treasure to protect, the norm was quite busy rutting and fornication between healthy young adults, damn the consequences.  Contraception just brought that out in the open due to lowering the consequences ).  Bitches Power was already starting to be encouraged, as was non-White immigration.

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You always need to back up and take a look at The Money.  Follow Da Money.  Peak Iron Ore was in the Fifties, which was most likely the start of our economic decline that only finished up with the ’70’s Peak Oil, decoupling from gold and Arab oil embargoes.  The Hippies might have descended from the Beats but nobody would have gained traction in a society safely embracing an economic boom.  The short and simple of it was that a prosperous economy doesn’t reward deviant behavior that would endanger that prosperity.

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You notice how today the elite are funding the leftist Politically Correct crowd?  Why do you think that is?  Far too simplistic to suggest that it is a nefarious One World Order plot of communists.  Good gravy, how long is that boogieman going to be used to control us?  And it isn’t the Evil Jews One World Bank.  The banks are barely staying in business, hardly the actions of a powerful cabal.  Just as in the 60’s, the targeted agitators are funded until the desired action is achieved through protest and violence by the crowds and/or politicians. 

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You get Black equality pushed through to divide and conquer.  You get women in the work force to dilute wages and kill Unions.  You get fuzzy foreigners to divide and dilute.  There isn’t a lot of difference today, except the Rinse And Repeat strategy is doomed and delusional, an elite action reeking of desperation.  What difference between now Black Lives Matter and assorted ilk, and then Black Panthers.  Yesterday’s Women Power and today’s mythical glass ceiling?  It is the same old tired crap, funding cultural discord to fight economic decay.

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Yesterday, we could afford to fight a conventional war to combat the economic decline.  Which just emptied the treasury and boosted the protest and cultural decline.  It was the first time in a century since the War Of Northern Colonialism that fighting a war hadn’t helped the economy, but in fact hurt it.  Today, we throw debt rather than taxes at fighting a war and nobody bothers to protest or care, and the treasury was already empty so it matters little.  Plus it barely effects our resource base other than oil ( which is in fact making consumer demand decline less damaging.  Damn, I wonder how much that factors in to keeping the war going? ), since we are fighting a forth generational war ( granted, with tanks and helicopters, aircraft carriers and overseas logistics, just as last time, but the scale is oh so much smaller.  And we draw down inventory rather than push the production lines faster ).

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But sowing discard isn’t the only reason Political Correctness has been loosed upon the land.  At one time, yes, I would argue that was probably the primary reason.  Keep the masses busy with anything other than recognizing the true culprits of their declining living standards ( not the root cause of the collapse, resources and population, but the group that grabbed more of the shrinking pie so as to cause the 90% to lose more and more of the wealth ).  But today, being PC is also a great fit for the collapse.  The same reason the Uber Idiots are in charge in business.  The reason hospitals kill you for profit.  Managing resource depletion.

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Think about it.  If a doctor saved as many people as possible, he would be using more resources, resources that simply aren’t available.  There is no evil intent or centralized plan.  It is just a response to contraction.  If there aren’t enough doctors available for surgery, you use pills to manage a health issue.  Forget that pills mask symptoms and kill you themselves, the response to less surgeons, or surgical procedures skyrocketing in price due to malpractice insurance ( which were in turn caused by insurance industry profit contraction and education standards being lowered by lowered profits and etcetera ), is pills being the better than nothing solution.

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When everything is dependent on an infrastructure that is failing, failed policies being adapted are merely responses to failures outside your control.  Lawsuits are in response to a glut in lawyers, lowering law school standards for higher admittance due to school profits diminishing, which causes insurance profits to flounder which causes prices to skyrocket as doctors are taught to make no mistakes by being extra cautious which leads to higher insurance costs as more procedures become Cover Your Ass, which raises insurance costs which encourage less doctors to go to school which lowers the school profits which lowers medical training standards which makes for more mistakes which encourages more people to become lawyers.

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So you try to fix one problem, say, capping punitive rewards, which leads to less lawyer profit, which forces lawyers to file more lawsuits to make up the lost profits in volume, which makes the demand for lawyers increase as it appears that with all that suing going on here is a great career, but the increased demand for lawyers places infrastructure costs onto colleges which are too high due to all the other entities supplying that infrastructure raising their prices in response to such things as rising liability costs due to an increase in lawyers, and the school is sued for not being racially equal due to the number of minorities not allowed in due to a lag in infrastructure increases…

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And you can see how this just goes on and on and snowballs.  Continued and concluded tomorrow.

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