Sultan Knish - "The Golden Apple", a socialist fairy tale.
"Fortunately this is only a fairy tale that could never ever happen in real life. Still it might be worth remembering that when you kill the golden apple of the free market, all that's left are moldy pears. And that "Fruit for Everyone" usually means "Fruit for No One"."Vox Day - Speaking out vs. shooting.
"There will be war, whether anyone truly desires it or not. There has always been war and there always will be war, the arrogant pretenses of the totalitarians and their self-serving promises of peace on Earth notwithstanding. As Vegetius wrote: Si vis pacem, para bellum. The Union cannot be saved because it no longer exists in the hearts of men."Free Northerner - Men need responsibility and reward.
"Demanding they man up is pointless. Demanding they feed themselves into the grinder is both sadistic and pointless. Making them accountable without giving them power is cruel and pointless, as is punishing failure, but not rewarding success.Hawaiian Libertarian - The F YOU fund.
Give men responsibility, then demand they be responsible, and let them know they will receive the natural rewards and/or penalties for their care of their area of responsibility, and you will get the men you want."
"Boiled down to it's essence, the F YOU fund is nothing more than realizing that you need to order your life so that you are not in a position to be forced to do something....or do anything you don't want to out of a position of fear."Economic Collapse Blog - 22 facts that prove the bottom 90% of Americans are getting poorer.
The mainstream media is not telling you this, but the truth is that most Americans are steadily getting poorer. The middle class is being absolutely eviscerated, and poverty is soaring to unprecedented heights.Zero Hedge - Middle-aged suicide rates soar.
During the 11-year period studied, suicide went from the eighth leading cause of death among middle-aged Americans to the fourth, behind cancer, heart disease and accidents. Today's payrolls data will do little to lift the spirits of the middle-aged worker; we live in cruel and unusual times.DEMCAD - Things to consider for your urban bug-out bag.
Apocalypse Cometh - It should never have gotten to this point.
"It should have never have gotten to this point. I sit in my farmhouse loading ten thirty round magazines for an AR15 hoping that I’ll never have to use it but knowing that in the near future that I will regardless of my choice. I’m loading 16 round S&W pistol mags knowing that in the very near future that what I do today is going to save my life tomorrow. Burying seeds in mylar bags and pvc pipe knowing that I’ll eventually have to grow my own food. Buying every round of ammunition even if I don’t have a gun to shoot it because I know people that have guns that shoot them and they will trade gas, food or guns for things they can’t get. It’s gotten to this point and if you don’t know it, I feel sorry for you."