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H. Humbert
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Posted - 01/14/2013 :  20:34:57  Show Profile Send H. Humbert a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Glenn Beck has announced plans to create a Libertarian utopia:
The community will be known as Independence, USA. If and when it is completed, Independence will produce its own food and TV and film content. There will be homes, baseball fields and a theme park. Think: Small Town, USA, but with a Beckish vibe.
A small town that's going to be as unbelievably kitschy Las Vegas:
The main entrance to the proposed community will be based on Ellis Island because, in Beck's words, that's how most Americans came to the country.
Does that mean he's letting in immigrants? Somehow I doubt it.
The main point, Beck says, is education. "Before you send your kids to college," Beck said in his pitch video, "you come to us. And you spend a week with us. We're gonna tell them exactly, we will show them the truth, we will tell them what they're going to try to do, and we will deprogram them every summer, if you care."
Because public schools are the ones teaching children propaganda, not the fringe lunatics walling themselves off from the rest of society and producing all their own media.
What's Beck's utopia gonna cost? Around $2 billion. Beck says he's willing to take steps to make his vision happen "one piece at a time."
The man is truly a megalomaniac. Remember, his only qualifications for running a perfect society is that he once hosted a morning zoo radio program.

You can watch Beck announce his plans here.

"A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true." --Demosthenes

"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool." --Richard P. Feynman

"Face facts with dignity." --found inside a fortune cookie

Edited by - H. Humbert on 01/14/2013 20:38:04

Evil Skeptic

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Posted - 01/14/2013 :  21:38:20   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Kil's Homepage  Send Kil an AOL message  Send Kil a Yahoo! Message Send Kil a Private Message  Reply with Quote

Uncertainty may make you uncomfortable. Certainty makes you ridiculous.

Why not question something for a change?

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Valiant Dancer
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Posted - 01/15/2013 :  07:07:15   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Valiant Dancer's Homepage Send Valiant Dancer a Private Message  Reply with Quote
So.... He's so buglovin crazy that he's copying the Christian Exodus movement.

I should be shocked. But I have seen this before.

Cthulhu/Asmodeus when you're tired of voting for the lesser of two evils

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SFN Addict

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Posted - 01/15/2013 :  18:39:01   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send the_ignored a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Is anyone else thinking of Jonestown?

(excerpt follows):
> I'm looking to teach these two bastards a lesson they'll never forget.
> Personal visit by mates of mine. No violence, just a wee little chat.
> **** has also committed more crimes than you can count with his
> incitement of hatred against a religion. That law came in about 2007
> much to ****'s ignorance. That is fact and his writing will become well
> know as well as him becoming a publicly known icon of hatred.
> Good luck with that fuckwit. And Reynold, fucking run, and don't stop.
> Disappear would be best as it was you who dared to attack me on my
> illness knowing nothing of the cause. You disgust me and you are top of
> the list boy. Again, no violence. Just regular reminders of who's there
> and visits to see you are behaving. Nothing scary in reality. But I'd
> still disappear if I was you.

What brought that on? this. Original posting here.

Another example of this guy's lunacy here.
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The Rat
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Posted - 01/15/2013 :  19:21:22   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit The Rat's Homepage Send The Rat a Private Message  Reply with Quote

He's not the only one

Bailey's second law; There is no relationship between the three virtues of intelligence, education, and wisdom.

You fiend! Never have I encountered such corrupt and foul-minded perversity! Have you ever considered a career in the Church? - The Bishop of Bath and Wells, Blackadder II

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SFN Addict

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Posted - 01/16/2013 :  09:09:12   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send sailingsoul a Private Message  Reply with Quote
No longer on Faux News glen beck is a clown without a circus, hysterically seeking attention.

There are only two types of religious people, the deceivers and the deceived. SS
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Posted - 01/16/2013 :  19:07:18   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Machi4velli a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by The Rat

He's not the only one

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On fire for Christ
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Posted - 01/17/2013 :  23:23:57   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send On fire for Christ a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Someone should create a libertarian society somewhere, just so we can all watch it inevitably fail and then people might shut up about Libertarianism. Although an example this small might be the only case where it could actually work.

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Dave W.
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Posted - 01/18/2013 :  23:47:47   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by On fire for Christ

Someone should create a libertarian society somewhere...
I guess you missed the news six months ago (or so) when some libertarians bought an island off California with the intent of turning it into a libertarian paradise. I'd go looking for the articles (there were lots of them), but am pressed for time right now.

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