RE: [wtcattack] anti-war protester: moron
Locally (Ontario Canada) there were walks that were supposed to be anti-war
yesterday too. The theme got hijacked (perhaps was always a ploy ?) by
socialists trying to pin the world's troubles on capitalism and even trying
blaming provincial politicians here ?!? Looney tunes - there no other way to
describe them. As for anybody who says communism is anti-war - I think it
simple to simply observe there has never been a communist country that was
not a militaristic police state within a few years - and very few that were
not expansionist - ie pro war.
December 2nd http://www.walkforcapitalism.org/ - they have a different
story. This was started last spring, but since the WTC attack there has
been a massive increase in interest. I guess more people now see just how
clear the lines are between the various authoritarian governments and groups
(such as communism/socialism and the fundamentalist religious groups) and
the more libertarian countries (of which the USofA remains one of the finest
examples even after hundreds of years).
From: wiznstuf@... [mailto:wiznstuf@...]
Sent: September 30, 2001 6:46 AM
Subject: [wtcattack] anti-war protester: moron
Okay, I read the earlier post that reprinted some of what the anti-
war protester Larry Holmes said in his speech in Washington
yesterday. (if you don't know what I'm talking about go read that
What is this guy talking about? I was a bit amazed by the stupidity
of his comments.
1. He is saying that socialism and communism are the goal of the
struggle to end war. This is laughable for historical and modern
reasons. As I will explain momentarily.
2. He is saying that capitalism (which is, let's remember, just an
economic system, not a political one) is wrong.
Okay, let me discuss point number one. Communism is good. Wrong.
Communism is BAAAAD. Why? Because it doesn't even have a chance of
working. Historically we can look at the U.S.S.R. which failed. It
failed miserably, just as the people who lived under it's system were
unhappy (for the most part). Why did it fail? under communism there
is no incentive to do anything, because everyone gets paid the exact
same amount of money no matter what they do. So why create anything?
There's no reason to do so. However, the leaders of a communist state
live nicely. Why? Because once they amass power they hold it and they
subject everyone else to communist principles of being good,
community people, who toil and do not dissent. North Korea is a
modern example of this. Child slavery and labor are common practices
of these regimes.
So, my question is this. Does this guy want to live in North Korea?
If the answer is yes then he should move and I will not have anything
bad to say about it. In fact I would admire him for sticking to his
beliefs. Personally, I'm going to stay here under this 'evil'
Another point needs to be made about anti-war protesters: where do
half of their income taxes go? To the military. If they were so
interested in protesting war why don't they stop paying their taxes?
Answer: they are afraid of going to jail. Hmmm. I guess their ideals
are only ideals. Their philosophy is not a life philosophy. It is a
rebellious philosophy. A philosophy that embraces complaining, while
they go about their lives doing the same things as the rest of us,
and doing nothing useful to change what they see as the problem. Does
any protester seriously believe that marching in the streets of
Washington, D.C. with signs saying "make peace, not war" is going to
influence anyone of power to do anything differently?
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