President prepares for prolonged power outage Washington Free Beacon – MAY 13, 2017 President Trump ordered the federal government to prepare for a devastating cyber attack against America’s electric grid amid growing fears foreign states are set to carry out attacks aimed at plunging the nation into darkness. A presidential order signed Thursday directed key […]
When the Nazis came to power, policy towards the Freemasons was equivocal. Efforts to eliminate the Freemason did not receive top priority. Those lodges that espoused tolerance and equality and had international connections or connections through their leaders to the Social Democrats or liberal democrats were subject to persecution and often pressured into “voluntary” dissolution. […]
“In October 2009, an ‘Internet Eyes’ website was announced which would pay members of the public to view CCTV camera images from their homes and report any crimes they witnessed. The site aimed to add “more eyes” to cameras which might be insufficiently monitored. Civil liberties campaigners criticised the idea as ‘a distasteful and a worrying development’…”
Brilliant, now Noreen Sagworthy from number 82 Reginald Drive can watch our every move. I’m sure she’ll think of a few crimes to spot. I wonder if they put the scheme into action?
We’ve built a system that runs on money. There is no point crying about it, although having a moan and a whinge is alright if you ask me: people need to let off steam. I can’t stand it, but that’s the way the world works. We’ve replaced our ability to fight with the almighty dollar. The dollar has nothing ‘good’ about it, neither did fighting although you can be a good fighter. If you ask me the best fighters were the ones who’d cut your nuts off while you weren’t looking, break your nose and then rape your daughter whilst you were blinded. You get me? They’re the ones who’ll do whatever it takes. The question is: ‘is that really someone you want to feed?’ It’s just me illustrating a point, but the world doesn’t run on: ‘I’ve got a big axe and I’m going to clobber you over the head with it’ anymore. It runs on something we made up to replace it, and as far as I can work out, really, a lot of is made up….its just strings of number generated by the system we’ve created. But that’s another story, and I’d have to do my research again to remind myself of the in and outs of it.
Personally, I believe there are other ways we could do things. But the world sadly is the way the world is right now.
I was talking to a friend today from way back, about squats as it goes, but what I was saying can be applied elsewhere.
A lot of people think squatters are childish. They’re the people who tend to have paid rent all their lives, met their bills regularly, have had a CV since birth…you know… the usual. They have no respect for a bunch of childish wastes of space they see as spongers.
It seems to me the problem is a lack of respect.
You can’t ask Reg from number 308 Barnsley grove (a made up name) to front up a geezer who’s losing the plot and waving a knife about.
You can’t ask Reg to understand what it feels like to be evicted the third time that month, and even if you did want out of the life you certainly haven’t got the deposit and one month’s rent to do it with.
Reg doesn’t understand what it feels like to deal with a problem involving possible rape without recourse to the police.
Reg does understand how to meet the bills though.
I’ve lived in both worlds now, and my respect grows daily despite knocks and setbacks. I think its called being an adult.
That’s the first few words….now I want to take it a little further.
There’s another group of people who mainstream society seem to have very little respect for, they’re excluded, hard to hear except as a stereotype, and not very visible. Mindless consumer crap is stuffed down all of our necks on a daily basis. We are told we are not worth anything if we don’t have that hundred quid in our wallet, don’t have that brand new cooker, tv, fucking new sodding leather sofa. SCREW THEM. It seems to me if you shove that sort of mind rape down people necks all the time then they’ve every right to pick up a brick and take what’s theirs from a corporate mega machine that generates millions of pounds worth of profit for a tiny minority at the same time as somehow never really giving anything back. To smile and have a sense of humour about it all…Anyway…
I’m talking about the English Riots of 2011. Quite a few years back now. But Reg still doesn’t understand, does he?
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