Libertarian spoiler clout v. social pressure

group pressure: the application of direct or indirect influence by minority interest groups for the purpose of securing their own ends. The influence may be political, economic, psychological, or social, etc; the focus of application is ordinarily a governmental body or official, a political party, or a leader of prestige and authority. Dictionary of American Politics, Smith & Zurcher, 1944 p.148
This definition was published before the six death camps planned and built to institute Christian National Socialist altruism and Gleichschaltung in Europe.(link)

Eleven years later, psychologist Solomon Asch proved by reproducible experiment that 3 out of 4 college students will lie for no other reason than because they see a group of others doing the same thing. This experiment is superficially bandied about, but its conclusions–deadly to mystical superstition, totalitarian dictatorships, mercantilist monarchism and entrenched soft machine Kleptocracy–are invariably omitted.

Libertarian spoiler vote clout cures groupthink!(link)

Unanimity in error is why thinkers from Zamyatin(link), through Huxley, through Orwell, through Ayn Rand, through Heinlein, through the 1971 founders of the Libertarian Party have abhorred mystical collectivism. Its myriad mutations all rely on the same falsification of reality and its methods invariably distill base brainwashing from self-deception and collectivized conditioning. Lest anyone contrive to misinterpret: 3 out of 4 students will lie if induced to do so by an apparently unanimous majority.

Yet the minority observation of a single dissenter suffices to undo this contrivedly artificial arrangement. In Zamyatin’s and Ayn Rand’s socialist Russia, Luther’s National Socialist Germany, and the entrenched looter kleptocracy Nixon’s anti-Libertarian Law has molded from what was once the democratic mercantilism of These United States, the trend toward death camps is a common feature. We’ve not gotten there yet thanks mainly to the influence of Libertarian spoiler vote clout over the course of 12 national elections.

Mystical collectivists pressured politicians into adding the Communist Manifesto Income tax and Prohibition Amendment to the Constitution, thereby dislodging and nullifying the Bill of Rights. The drys did this with an average of 1.4% of the vote over the course of 11 campaigns, and the looter collectivists (the two groups overlapped a lot back then), averaging 2.3% of the vote along a decreasing trendline.

Just as these hateful lobbies’ votes were leveraged so that 1.8% changed as much law as simplistic theory expects from 51%, each libertarian vote is worth about 28 votes on average. This explains why even the most predatory States are hurrying to stop shooting youths and minorities over plant leaves. It also explains why superstition and pseudoscience have failed to bring back the bloody coathanger abortions abolished thanks to the 1972 libertarian platform. Remember military conscription to Southeast Asia? Yet many libertarian sympathizers allow paid liars to deceive them into throwing away the equivalent of 27 additional votes everytime they lack the integrity to vote for libertarian principles.

Both pressure groups demanded the initiation of deadly force in violation of rights, and we got what they voted for. They of course recognize the Libertarian Party as the exact opposite of what they want, and to this day spare no effort or expense to infiltrate, corrupt, deflect, pollute and defeat the libertarian party. We should have expected no less. Here is their graphic record of success in helping the fascists and communists alike to depict us as bomb-throwing communist anarchists. This is a variation of the Fisher-Pry analysis, that typically graphs how electricity replaces steam, democracy replaces monarchism, and how honest and ethical politics is was slowly replacing entrenched soft-machine Kleptocracy. Vote globally, donate locally! There are uncorrupted county Libertarian Parties all over America (and Canada).

With friends like the current Libertarian National Committee, who needs enemies?(link)

Find out the juicy details behind the mother of all economic collapses. Prohibition and The Crash–Cause and Effect in 1929 is available in two languages on Amazon Kindle, each at the cost of a pint of craft beer.

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Brazilian Sci-fi from 1926 featuring the usual beautiful daughter of a scientist touting prohibition and racial collectivism in America’s Black President 2228 by Monteiro Lobato, translated by J Henry Phillips (link)

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Repeal Victimless Usurpations

 

If either Kleptocracy party wants to “win,” its platform should include repeal, decriminalize and expunge. Tarl tells it like it is, but leaves out the relative law-changing clout of Libertarian spoiler versus Kleptocracy bootlicking votes.(link)

Remember Jerome Tuccille? He was a Libertarian candidate back about 1976, and wrote “It Usually Begins with Ayn Rand,” which I recommend.(link) He also wrote a Trump bio I haven’t read. But the important thing was the lesson he learned as a candidate. Every vote cost $6 in campaign spending at that time. Converting to current dollars, all else held constant, today’s votes would cost $36 apiece in 2020 dollars. 

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Spoiler vote replacement effect

So if I were to waste a vote on the Dem or GOP platform promises, that 0.00000007% of the vote total would accrue to the benefit of one or the other looter party as $36 worth. But the Libertarian party vote growth rate in 2016 was increasing at a slope of 1.2, which is an angle of 50 degrees, accelerating rapidly. This rapid growth imparts extra law-changing heft to each libertarian vote–heft that does not require that our candidates be sworn in

But Libertarian candidates did win 73 races last year, a palpable drain of money away from Kleptocracy coffers and an enormous decrease in their effective social pressure.(link) Their party mathematicians are painfully aware of these facts–especially the fact that when the LP.org vote share is larger than the difference between their “winner” and “loser,” the probability projections for their loot, pelf and boodle go out the window. Libertarian spoiler votes pack roughly 20x the law-changing clout of bootlicking Kleptocracy votes. So on average, LP spoiler votes are worth $720 apiece. If you instead vote Kleptocracy you are throwing away $684 worth of vote clout!

 

Nixon almost lost when girl-bullying racial collectivists handed George Wallace the electoral votes for four Dixiecrat States. Wallace, like JFK, was quickly riddled with bullets, which was the equivalent of a Chappaquiddick incident for nomination purposes.(link) The GOP absorbed the Klan and broke up the Solid South. On their third confrontation with the Libertarian Party–whose 1972 plank was rewritten as the Roe v Wade decision, Dems in 1980 plunked for subsidized birth control (link) rather than the Libertarian solution of deregulating the medical cartel. Their open borders preference for flowers and granola to repel Soviet nuclear attacks did them in.

NOW the Dems and God’s Own Prohibitionists(link) are realizing how spoiler votes change election outcomes, and whining lest your vote benefit YOUR FREEDOM rather than some looter politician’s hand in your pocket! Ain’t that something? Listen to what the looter parties say about each other and remember all that on election day!

Withholding sex?

Racial collectivism AND shooting your kids?

No thanks. We’re with Jo Jorgensen, why? 

She's with Us!

She’s with Us!

Brazilian Sci-fi from 1926 featuring the usual beautiful daughter of a scientist touting prohibition and racial collectivism in America’s Black President 2228 by Monteiro Lobato, translated by J Henry Phillips (link)

Three dollars on Amazon Kindle

Find out the juicy details behind the mother of all economic collapses. Prohibition and The Crash–Cause and Effect in 1929 is available in two languages on Amazon Kindle, each at the cost of a pint of craft beer.

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Killers with Badges, 1929

First Responder murderers acquitted

Gunfire-riddled auto in which Henry Virkula was murdered by ICE agents in 1929

Henry Virkula was out for a drive with his wife and kids when customs agents leapt out of the bushes and riddled their flivver with buckshot the night of June 8, 1929. This was during Dry Hope Herbert Hoover’s Administration under the Five and Ten law making beer a chain-gang felony 2 days before his Inauguration. Like today, the Methodist Board of Temperance, Prohibition and Other People’s Morals bellowed that the killing was “justified” under the eugenicist tenets of Positive Christianity. Dry Killers was the exact technical term used by citizens and newspapermen alike.

Army of God, just following orders

Christian National Socialists exulted in dry killer antics

First Responders were, as always, justified in murder, according to the experts on what Jesus would have done: 

“The second case was that of the De King killing in Aurora, Illinois.  That seemed perfectly horrible until the facts were ascertained and broadcast.  Now the most intelligent people know what happened and see considerable significance in the fact that the grand jury refused to indict the officer involved.  (…) On the Rouse case, the Board said Officer Rouse “killed a rum-runner in the act of committing two felonies,” adding: “The rum-runner had made an assault upon him by the use of poisonous gases produced by a smoke-screen device.  Officer Rouse was completely exonerated by the grand jury.  (…) (LA Examiner 6/17/1929)

Does this sound like a Minnesota cop union mouthpiece waving an “official” medical examiner’s report?(link

There were no throwdown guns, throwdown beer or throwdown medical examiner documendacities or rumors of active warrants to get overeager ambush murderers off the hook. In fact, the International Falls City Council promptly gave notice to Republican President Herbert Hoover on 18JUN1929: 

Dear Mr. President: The International Falls City Council voted and passed upon the following resolution:
                “Whereas at an open meeting of business men and city officials of this border city last June 14 an informal appeal to the President was drawn up, asking him to end the terrorism inflicted upon our citizens and neighbors by Federal customs patrolmen, engaged in prohibition enforcement;
                “and whereas, our appeal has remained unanswered, even though the vicious and unlawful conduct of said government agents have continued unabated‑‑except that there has been no fresh murder of our innocent neighbors;
                “Therefore, be it resolved that we, the City Council of the City of International Falls, in regular session assembled, do hereby remind the President that the memorialization of the citizens’ appeal was and is the articulate pleading of the community:
                “And be it further resolved that the City Council of the City of International Falls does hereby join its official voice in requesting from our President an urgent response to the pleas for help from our people. (Hoover 1929 1974  195)

Senator Millard Tydings of Maryland was at the time compiling a list of prohibition murders, naming names and giving particulars for publication in “Before and After Prohibition,” so politicians encountered tough sledding trying to ignore over a thousand slaughters.(link)

I thought I smelled beer... BLAM BLAM BLAM!

“Send these murderers to the penitentiary” appeared in Congressional debates.(link)

None of this mattered. It was only late in 1929 that statistician Clark Warburton began pointing out that the black market in banned beverages amounted to 5% of the entire U.S. economy, an amount larger than the entire budget of the federal government tasked by the 18th Amendment with killing, confiscating, libeling, padlocking, jailing and murdering every man woman and child in These States if that’s what it would take to force people to drink what the Prohibition Party ordered them to drink.(link) The Prohibition Party averaged 1.4% of the vote in 11 electoral campaigns. There was no Libertarian Party, but there was a Liberal Party demanding repeal.(link)

Libertarian vote growth

Can you say hockey-stick replacement curve?

By January of 1930, no religious fanatics dared debate the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment, armed with Warburton’s exhaustive reports and calculations on consumption of every possible ingredient used in the production of recreational beverages.(link) Women came out for repeal and financial collapse, unemployment, burgeoning prisons, Hoovervilles, riots, blockades, arson, cop-killings, hunger and economic contraction got the voters’ attention.(link)

The Democrats copied the Liberal Party plank demanding repeal of the Prohibition Amendment.(link)  Hoover promptly became a repeal advocate, but Republican National Socialism was into coercive eugenics and helping Hitler to power, and wouldn’t listen.(link) By March 4, 1933, with every bank in the nation already closed down, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was sworn in and the Dems–who had not yet become communists–ruled the roost for 20 years. 

Does any of this sound familiar? like it rhymes? Why not compare the short and simple Libertarian Party Platform? 

Are you surprised to learn how the repeal of prohibition began? Buy my book, Prohibition and The Crash, for a month-by-month examination of how President Hoover’s enforcement of the Jones Five and Ten Law crushed the U.S. economy.

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Tarl’s Trump Commercial

Tarl is the only intelligent commentator in favor of wasting a vote on Trump’s Republican party.

And here is Trump himself giving reasons why–if you value the U.S. economy–you should vote for Libertarian Candidate Jo Jorgensen and not any of the geriatric entrenched prohibitionist kleptocracy candidates. Southern Command is a branch of the U.S. military charged with invading, robbing, kidnapping and murdering foreign citizens and elected politicians in pseudoscientific zealotry to prohibit plant leaves in other people’s territories. (link)

Kill! kill! kill! and we was both jumpin up and down hollering

Trump rally for support in armed invasion of neighboring countries to suppress plant leaves with OUR money and lives (link)

For the benefit of Democratic Party readersGeriatric: relating to old people, especially with regard to their health care. Cf a geriatric hospital. Prohibitionist: the action of forbidding something, especially by law Cf Joe Biden, Mandatory Minimums, Bush Dynasty, Herbert Hoover, Crash, Depression

For the benefit of Republican Party readers: Entrenched: firmly established and difficult or unlikely to change; ingrained: an entrenched resistance to change. Kleptocracy: a cabal that uses political power to steal its country’s resources.

Hockey stick for Libertarians!

Libertarian vote share after Bush asset-forfeiture crash

For the benefit of any who believe in wasting their potentially law-changing spoiler vote to instead legitimize coercion at the hands of an entrenched looter politician: Winning: gaining, resulting in, or relating to victory in a contest or competition; changing bad laws–NOT the act of electing some grinning politician to rob murder and enslave you a minute slower than some equally ruthless murderer.  

Brazilian Sci-fi from 1926 featuring the usual beautiful daughter of a scientist touting prohibition and racial collectivism in America’s Black President 2228 by Monteiro Lobato, translated by J Henry Phillips (link)

Three dollars on Amazon Kindle

Find out the juicy details behind the mother of all economic collapses. Prohibition and The Crash–Cause and Effect in 1929 is available in two languages on Amazon Kindle, each at the cost of a pint of craft beer.

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Trump Reelection Speech–IRS Attacks


The 2016 platform on which I was elected your president said that “To guard against hypertaxation of the American people in any restructuring of the federal tax system, any value added tax or national sales tax must be tied to the simultaneous repeal of the Sixteenth Amendment, which established the fed­eral income tax.” I am telling you today that the tax you are working on, with all its myriad forms, schedules, questionnaires, threats and impositions does not have to exist.(link)

The Polish People, the Hungarians, Czechs, East Germans and Russians learned to repeal communist manifesto policies back in 1991. The American people could–in the midst of a biological pandemic from a communist country–act to free themselves of this involuntary compulsion of increasingly complicated individual income tax forms that ate a clear and blatant violation of the 13th Amendment.(link)

slavery or involuntary servitude

Congressmen force us to do what they cannot!

Today I, Donald Trump, am asking my fellow Republicans to strengthen that plank into a promise to repeal the individual income tax. That tax is a capitation tax prohibited by our Founding Fathers, and it only pays for that half of the Federal Budget we ought to cut anyway.(link) Corporations have lawyers and accountants who get paid for filling out tax forms. We must drain the swamp by beginning the process of repealing the 16th Amendment which was copied from the Communist Manifesto of 1848.(link

Let us stop letting the federal swamp grate away your life savings. The Income Tax passed by the Democrats with the help of the Progressive Party and People’s Party socialists, must be repealed. Just as we helped the Europeans free themselves from the communist manifesto, we need to help ourselves toward that same freedom and Make America Great Again.(link)

Individualists may invest a spoiler vote in the LP.org… Hear Jo: (link)


There may be one or two people out there who do not like me, and they are entitled to their opinion. But I also understand that NOBODY likes Assistant Drug Czar Joe Biden. For those people I call attention to the fact that Jo Jorgensen, the libertarian party candidate, also favors repeal of the individual income tax and all other victimless crime laws. Asked about Libertarianism in 2016, I replied “I like it!”(link) That’s two of the top three political parties in favor of repealing that bad Amendment, and two out of three ain’t bad.(link)

Disclosure: This is NOT a real Donald Trump speech–yet. It is only a speech I wish he would make, a speech that could win him a second term. 

Read pro-American compulsory racial-eugenics appeals touting prohibition and collectivism in America’s Black President 2228 by Monteiro Lobato, translated by J Henry Phillips (link)

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LP candidate meets the press-gang

Like nearly all actual libertarians I was thrilled to see Jo Jorgensen beat Das Boothead, Angry Shellshocked Vet, Hanging Judge Dred and other uninspiring contestants. And it is a pity that a goofy voting system kept her from having Jacob Hornberger as the competent Vice-Presidential candidate she and I preferred.(link) But her first “friendly” LPTV interview could have gone better. 

Jo agreeing with prohibitionist characterizations? (link)

So now what we have is a community of poor people, because the government put them all in one place, where they can’t help each other, and guess what’s the only way you can drive a Mercedes? The only way you can drive a Mercedes is if you sell drugs. So now, what the government has created is an enclosed community, without fathers, and the only role model is the drug dealer, who’s got the, the great jewelry and the Mercedes. And now we’ve got a criminal as the role model. It is just tragedy what the government has done to motivation and incentive.

So… prohibition scofflaws are bad people who buy fossil-guzzlers from The Accursed Hun? Contrast THAT with what HL Mencken said about “drug” dealers back when light beer was a hard time felony

What is needed, obviously, is a new hero for the infantry of the land, for if one is not quickly supplied there is some danger that the boys will begin admiring Y.M.C.A. secretaries, crooked members of the Cabinet and lecturers on sex hygiene. In this emergency I nominate the bootlegger not, of course, the abject scoundrel who peddles bogus Scotch in clubs and office buildings, but the dashing, romantic, defiant fellow who brings the stuff up from Bimini. He is the true heir, not only of the old-time Indian fighters and train-robbers, but also of the tough and barnacled deep-water sailors, now no more. He faces the perils of the high seas in a puny shallop, and navigates the worst coast in the world in contempt of the wind and storm. Think of him lying out there on wild nights in winter, with the waves piling mountain-high and the gale standing his crazy little craft on her beam! Think of him creeping in in his motorboat on Christmas Eve, risking his life that the greatest of Christian festivals may be celebrated in a Christian and respectable manner! …

This brave lad is not only the heir of Jesse James and Ned Buntline; he is also the heir of John Hancock and all of the other heroes who throttled the accursed Hun in 1776. All the most gallant among them were smugglers, and in their fragile craft they brought in not only rum but also liberty. The Revolution was not only against the person of the Potsdam tyrant, George III; it was also, and especially, against harsh and intolerable laws the worst of them the abhorrent Stamp Act. But was the Stamp Act worse than Prohibition? I leave it to any fair man. Prohibition, in fact, is a hundred times as foul, false, oppressive and tyrannical. (link)

Quick to learn, however, our candidate gave a much better account of herself before the Public Brainwashing System interrogator over at Nationalsocialist Public Radio: 

SIMON: I’ve got to ask you about your running mate. His name is Spike Cohen. He calls himself an anarchist. He says he’s running to troll the system. He has a platform that promises, as I understand it, free ponies and a Waffle House on every corner.

JORGENSEN: I believe you are reciting the presidential platform of one of my competitors who lost, and Spike is now on my team. And so no, that’s not our platform.

SIMON: Well, it’s not your platform. You mean – are you saying Spike Cohen never said that?

JORGENSEN: What I’m saying is now that Spike Cohen has joined my team, we’ve got a combined platform that is mine. (link)

Already Jo is deftly coping with the humiliation of having a communist anarchist impostor thrust on her campaign by machinations of the Anschluss Caucus.(link) Good work! 

Monteiro Lobato wrote a pro-American book bristling with eugenics and endorsements of Prohibition in 1926. Here is the science fiction story of the U.S. presidential election of the year 2228, translated into English by J Henry Phillips. (link)

For more on how Republican prohibitionism crushed the U.S. economy and brought on the Great Depression, why not download Prohibition and The Crash–Cause and Effect in 1929? The book is live on Amazon Kindle and you can read it on a cellphone for the cost of a craft pint at a pub.

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Hyphenated parasitism

Jesus freak christianofascism

Christian Vegan depicted as extreme-right in Germany (link)

Anarchism is the same thing as communism. If in doubt, see in their own garbled renderings how indistinguishable they are. (link

Back in the 1890s, when communism, anarchism and socialism were the same collectivist thing, with no gulags, death camps, killing fields or cyanide Kool-Aid suicide tests, few hyphens were needed. Bellamy’s strikers, Howells’ Altrurians and Jack London’s proletarians were proud of their altruistic belief in the initiation of force–provided only that the altruistic aggression were dictated by the historical necessity that made the triumph of socialism over monarchic industrial colonial mercantilism inevitable. There was nothing even remotely resembling laissez-faire agorism under Comstock laws and the Society for the Suppression of Vice.

Bryanism

Crucify Mankind on a Cross of Altruism

To add palatability, majority rule advocates and expropriation enthusiasts added “social” or “people’s” and “republican” (often meaning Red) as descriptive modifiers considered attractive at the time. Instead of communist parties pushing Karl and Friedrich’s progressive income tax, they were called Greenback, Anti-Monopoly and People’s. Under the big umbrella of racial eugenics, prohibitionists and communists, christians and other collectivists, often made common cause. (link)

Communism eats Dems

Anarchism now tries to Swallow LP

But no sooner had Russia’s NKVD and OGPU gone KGB and Germany’s Staatspolizei gone Gestapo, SS and Stasi than people began fleeing and killing themselves rather than submit to those paradises of worker altruism. Jew jokes making fun of selfishness disappeared when National Socialism came to power in February of 1933. The Soviet Socialist noble experiment was by then known to have resorted to genocidal extermination to loot grain crops to sell for hard currency. (link)

With the moral stature of altruism thus revealed as no less deadly than other forms of parasitism, mimesis became more and more important as a stalking-horse for depredation. Mercantilism was renamed capitalism and all communo-fascist variants of socialism mislabeled themselves with hyphenated imitations of “something else.” (link)

Anti-Libertarian Society

Creeping Fabian Socialism

Just as ants, mice, fish, birds and mammals are exploited through mimicry by social parasites, so mimesis plays a role in converting government from defender of individual rights to parasitical aggressor by camouflage, imitation, misdirection and impersonation. Shorn of the sheepswool of altruism as a proxy for “good” intentions, looter ideologies have no choice but to resort to hyphenation in order to mask themselves as something less noxious. (link

Locust

Now you see it…

Look around you and you see democratic, progressive, liberal, as modifiers masking and disguising socialism the better to take its target hosts unawares. As libertarian political ideology matures into a peace and freedom party increasing its vote share at 80% per annum by dislodging the parties of aggression, it is no surprise that aggressors of the looter persuasion suddenly describe themselves as “pro-life,” “pro-freedom,” “democratic-socialist” and “anarco-capitalist.” (link)

Destructive parasitism

Anarcho-parasitism preserves bad laws

The one practical lesson these hives have handed down to Libertarians is that very few spoiler votes for a consistent platform are needed to cause the scissioned and fratricidal Kleptocracy change its laws, planks and Constitution in hopes of keeping its withering hand in the till.(link) Libertarian politicians need to make voters aware that a wasted vote is a vote appeasing any part of the initiation of force–whether for Gott und fascismus or Historical necessity and communism in their various masks, disguises and euphemistic aliases. (link) (link)

Libertarian vote growth

LP vote growth since 2000, percentage

Every vote cast for an actual LP candidate threatens looters with financial and coercive power losses unless they back away from cruel laws. The spoiler vote strategy worked when fanatical prohibitionists and socialist looter parties joined forces to pass the 16th, 17th and 18th Amendments. Now that voters have seen the outcome of Christian fascism in Germany’s death camps and added mass death in Soviet gulags and grain famines, that ancient strategy now works to repeal cruel and coercive legislation enacted in those ignorant times. (link

Read pro-American compulsory racial-eugenics appeals touting prohibition and collectivism in America’s Black President 2228 by Monteiro Lobato, translated by J Henry Phillips (link)

Three dollars on Amazon Kindle

Find out the juicy details behind the mother of all economic collapses. Prohibition and The Crash–Cause and Effect in 1929 is available in two languages on Amazon Kindle, each at the cost of a pint of craft beer.

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Monteiro Lobato book translation


My translation of Monteiro Lobato’s 1926 political sci-fi novel is online in Kindle format. I hope to format the softcover version in a few days. The translation is in 1920s American, and is guaranteed to surprise the daylights out of most readers.

Find out the juicy details behind the mother of all economic collapses. Prohibition and The Crash–Cause and Effect in 1929 is available in two languages on Amazon Kindle, each at the cost of a pint of craft beer.

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FATF Crashes Stock Market again!

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This happened during FATF week in Paris: an orgy of international asset-forfeiture plunder planning! (Source: S&P 500)

The market began wobbling February 16, then crashed violently on February 20, the day the Communist News Network began screeching and wailing about a not-really communist virus outbreak near a germ lab. So what else was happening on those days in places like… Paris? Here’s a taste: 

“FATF Week, 16-21 February 2020. On Sunday 16 February, more than 800 representatives from 205 countries and jurisdictions around the world, the IMF, UN, World Bank and other organisations, will arrive for FATF Week in Paris, France…”(link)

So what is FATF? It is the Harry Anslinger-Herbert Hoover-Richard Nixon-Bush-Bush asset-forfeiture Crash and Great Depression machine. Remember Milton Friedman in Free to Choose? In a fractional-reserve banking system, the money you deposit exists in several places as the clearing-houses compensate the instruments of money transfer. Finally it is loaned out at interest, so a lot of it is no longer at the bank.

So when federal agents with guns and blanket John Doe or Unnamed Asset warrants shove their way inside to grab cash and securities, other depositors can see the liquidity crunch coming and withdraw their assets. This reverses the leveraging of assets which–absent tax and prohibition raids–increases the money supply. The reversing result is mass bankruptcies and devaluation of assets.

Here’s what went on in Paris just before the crash: (link) Sound farfetched? Read their glossary: 

The term confiscation, which includes forfeiture where applicable, means the permanent deprivation of funds or other assets by order of a competent authority or a court. Confiscation or forfeiture takes place through a judicial or administrative procedure that transfers the ownership of specified funds or other assets to be transferred to the State. In this case, the person(s) or entity(ies) that held an interest in the specified funds or other assets at the time of the confiscation or forfeiture loses all rights, in principle, to the confiscated or forfeited funds or other assets. 

FATF was formed as soon as the Reagan-Bush-Biden prohibitionist asset-forfeiture crash deepened into a really bad recession with stock losses and unemployment. They admit this: 

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 by the Ministers of its Member jurisdictions. The mandate of the FATF is to set standards and to promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of proliferation, and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system. In collaboration with other international stakeholders, the FATF also works to identify national-level vulnerabilities with the aim of protecting the international financial system from misuse.

Pretty shadowy and swampy, huh? And if this thing does wreck economies, who can be held accountable? Who would admit the obvious facts? How would you claim damages?

This sort of thing also happened in 1907, mainly due to new federal regulation of food & drugs and State bans on Beelzebubba’s Beer and The Demon Rum. It happened again in 1921, but was covered up by nullification, then returned with a vengeance in 1929, after Mabel Willebrandt explained, that August, what was going on on “The Inside of Prohibition,” in 20 national papers. Accelerating stock depreciation set in and investors dumped assets…

The banking panics of the Great Depression kept pace with federal indictments of yeast and glucose companies and confiscation of assets plus heavy fines measured in pounds of gold bullion–while the Coast Guard and Customs seized huge shipments of heroin that was steadily replacing beer. The federal government feigns bovine incomprehension of all this causality. 

Government spin-doctors also disavow any knowledge that the Reagan-Bush-Biden asset-forfeiture craze of 1987 had anything to do with that recession, and play dumb in sworn testimony and thick reports on the Flash Crashes. Here’s the latest one, with “market crash”, “financial collapse”, and “economic recession” nowhere to be seen.(link) Here’s a foretaste of Knife-Your-Customer snitching: 

A. CUSTOMER DUE DILIGENCE AND TIPPING-OFF.
1. If, during the establishment or course of the customer relationship, or when conducting occasional transactions, a financial institution suspects that transactions relate to money laundering or terrorist financing, then the institution should:
  (a) normally seek to identify and verify the identity of the customer and the beneficial owner, whether permanent or occasional, and irrespective of any exemption or any designated threshold that might otherwise apply; and
  (b) make a suspicious transaction report (STR) to the financial intelligence unit (FIU), in accordance with Recommendation 20.
2. Recommendation 21 prohibits financial institutions, their directors, officers and employees from disclosing the fact that an STR or related information is being reported to the FIU. A risk exists that customers could be unintentionally tipped off when the financial institution is seeking to perform its customer due diligence (CDD) obligations in these circumstances. The customer’s awareness of a possible STR or investigation could compromise future efforts to investigate the suspected money laundering or terrorist financing operation.
3. Therefore, if financial institutions form a suspicion that transactions relate to money laundering or terrorist financing, they should take into account the risk of tipping-off when performing the CDD process. If the institution reasonably believes that performing the CDD process will tip-off the customer or potential customer, it may choose not to pursue that process, and should file an STR. Institutions should ensure that their employees are aware of, and sensitive to, these issues when conducting CDD. 

Nice friendly stuff, eh? But hey, what’s another global economic crash compared with a convenient flu outbreak generating fewer fatalities than U.S. auto accidents for the same timeframe? This coming recession could easily eliminate the memory loss that sets in after each new crash and depression is explained away. Libertarian candidates could explain to voters what happens time after time, and I’ll lay odds someone will listen

Ignore it and it'll go away...

FATF Bush Crash, Obama Dems win 8 years. FATF Trump-Biden Crash?? (link)

Find out the juicy details behind the mother of all economic collapses. Prohibition and The Crash–Cause and Effect in 1929 is available in two languages on Amazon Kindle, each at the cost of a pint of craft beer.

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California v. Interpreters

I'm here to make idiots understand concepts

I’m here to deliver a clear and practical meaning.

The People’s State of California, lately a remake of Czechoslovakia under communism, has passed a law against independent freelance interpreters. The “American” Translators Association, ATA–in actuality an Association of Translation Agencies dominated by predators bent on what the California Democrats are ordering at gunpointis exactly the sort of pressure group that brings about these draconian attempts at naked coercion. But why coercion?

Mindless collectives such as People’s State Legislatures and Professional Agency associations float on an ocean of fascism (religious socialism) and communism (not-so-religious socialism). Like Middle Eastern fanatics, they cannot imagine anything BUT the organized initiation of force. The result is that California voters indoctrinated in government schools do not understand how Libertarian spoiler votes repeal bad laws.

Back before communist-organized mass starvation and christian socialist extermination camps revealed the true face of Altruria, fanatical altruist parties saddled America with an income tax and an amendment making beer a shoot-first felony.(link) Those prohibition and socialist parties twice changed the Constitution with force-law spoiler votes averaging about 2% of the national total. Instead of defending the individual rights of interpreters to offer our services by voluntary consent, look at how the ATA grovels in this boilerplate for the California Junta:

Translation and interpreting (T&I) has been called the world’s “second oldest profession.” The accuracy of that statement notwithstanding, it is certainly true that the translating and interpreting profession predates the “gig economy” by several thousand years. The current and effective business model of freelancers working through agencies to provide translation and interpreting services to the ultimate consumers of those services has been in place since at least the end of World War II.

The oldest profession is political whoring–appeals to rob or coerce Carlos to subsidize Maria and Juan. The lessons learned from Soviet and German National Socialism, Pol Pot, Ceausescu and the Right Reverend Jim Jones are as puzzling to the Latin American Junta mentality dominating the California legislature as they are to the governments of Cuba, Venezuela, Indonesia and the Philippine Islands. But where reason makes no impression, fear is the most convertible currency. Spoiler votes enable the little guy to step up to the plate for a little winning by intimidation to get rid of bad laws and lawmakers.(link)

Dokuro-chan, wielder of Spoiler Vote clout!

Libertarian Spoiler votes, increasing 80% per year since 2008

California votes Democratic not because only 1% of its population can write down the definition of energy, or convert Fahrenheit to Centigrade, but because they imagine the only alternative is book-burning Republicans eager to ban birth control, burn Beatles albums and shoot their kids over plant leaves. But the Libertarian party advocates none of those things, and offers full individual rights to women, hippies, brown people, translators & interpreters! Every spoiler vote invested in the Libertarian party goes to cover the gap between some devout Democratic looter and a fanatical Republican Sharia lawyer.(link) Making the worst bastard lose is how the Libertarian party has been changing the laws since 1972, shortly before our plank became the Roe v. Wade decision.(link)

Interpreters, write your California legislooters: 

Dear Comrade/Cumpai (name or handle), until such time as the AB 5 law forcing translators and interpreters to suck up to artificial persons or have their work permits torn up, I will be voting for Libertarian Party candidates. In fact, I’ll even send them a donation to help defeat Democratic and Republican communo-fascist fanatics alike. The libertarian party has been doing this since 1972, and look at how voters have reacted to our success in ridding them of your style of parasitism:

Yours in Schadenfreude (look it up),

A. Libertarian Interpreter!

p.s.

Why not delve into what sort of voting caused the 1929 Crash? Prohibition and The Crash–Cause and Effect in 1929 does exactly that, matching newspaper accounts against stock market reactions and competing theories. It is live on Amazon Kindle for the price of a pint.

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