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I hope when faced with detaining and shooting at their countrymen they remember their oath... [May. 28th, 2008|01:17 pm]
mitchy22
“I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.”

I saw this animated video on the Loose Change Blog (poor guys over there have probably been through a lot) and I thought it was cool enough to post to myself and my handful of friends.

Flobots: Handlebars


:),
Mitch
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I can't even comment on others blogs my rants are too long... [May. 27th, 2008|01:29 pm]
mitchy22
This is in response to vejgurl's thread found here...
http://vejgurl.livejournal.com/306678.html

Country with less people eating more, or eating more wastefully.

Country with more people eating...because they have more people to feed.

We as Americans need to learn to control our mouths in more ways than one.

To boot, using soy and corn based fuels as additives or alternatives are...increasing the cost of food. The process to create Ethanol is extremely inefficient. We're not even using the best crops for the job and we shouldn't be using our farms to create fuels period. To boot we don't even use our farmland efficiently to begin with. Hell the idea of farmland is even a problem. I'll try not to get overextended on the subject though. There's crops such as switchgrass that are almost 4 times as efficient as corn that nobody would eat and yet...it's still an inefficient fuel.

If you took the same amount of land and used the cheapest least efficient solar panels the energy yield is far greater, the same goes for your car. Driving more efficiently and driving more efficient cars would be a wonderful start for everyone. If Americans want to be energy independent and not dependent on oil from foreign countries (you know like Canada and Mexico...really) then we need to live smaller more locally sustainable lives using more efficient power sources. Think about it, the cost in energy to run your lives isn't just the sum of energy you consume personally it's the sum of the energy used to create the fuels you use personally and transportation of fuels and fuel production...uses fuel.

http://www.science-ebooks.com/ematrix2/corn_solar_collectors.htm
http://www.autobloggreen.com/2007/06/25/reader-essay-the-origins-of-power-cellulosic-ethanol-vs-sola/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switchgrass

You want to get biofuel, get it from the copious amounts of trash we produce, invent more efficient ways to use waste and don't pick a food source of any kind to put pressure on the poor and starving of the world to create fuel in a process that has a net loss in overall energy gained...making the "creation of fuel" a myth in its own right. Inefficient solar electric power is more efficient than even "efficient" crop based biofuels that we're not even using (see some of the links above.)

If we want to subsidize anything and use our pseudo-unlawfully collected tax dollars for a real purpose subsidize solar panel production to reduce the cost to common folk for their homes and subsidize the ability to produce fuels from our crap and trash, and only subsidize car makers if they get their heads out of their asses and start making all cars mostly solar starting NOW (a complete production overhaul would be costly but maybe if we fight overseas war a little less and spend a little more of our unlawfully obtained money here at home we'd be much better off...war isn't efficient either in case one was wondering and we have troops in 130 nations of the World who I'm sure aren't driving solar powered vehicles.)

/*******START TANGENT******/
Income as defined in the tax laws is not "all that comes in" and any direct tax has to be apportioned and the income taxes and the "Internal Revenue Service" were created to tax positions of privilege for government workers which is why the tax in considered Constitutional but the schemes behind it that have most people incriminating themselves for owed taxes on returns and employers attesting to false taxes in W-2s would definitely make our forefathers roll over in their graves...whoops hit another nerve, and yes most of you do not owe anymore taxes than you say you do which unfortunately most people say they owe taxes they indeed DO NOT owe.)
/*******END TANGENT*******/

Sorry for ranting all over the place it's what I do sometimes. But in closing we can solve a lot of the "world's problems" by starting here on US soil and even better on the soil locally around your home. The ideas of permanent agriculture or "permaculture" along with solar energy have been around for easily 25-30 years or more. Seriously, solar powered calculators came to fruition in 1978 and our electronics industry has had major technological advances since then in case nobody noticed. So I'm pretty sure judging that Exxon Mobil's operating revenue of ~$404 Billion in 2007 clearly places it as a powerful entity in the world (the GDP of all but the top 26 countries in the World are lower) that there's a good chance someone is making money off of the transportation and power industries by keeping solar power suppressed. The idea of Permaculture sure hasn't become mainstream in our agriculture, and people sure aren't eating less meat or at least aren't raising their own livestock if they do.

We use agriculture that is inefficient.

We drive cars that are inefficient and we do so in inefficient ways (I can get about 25 MPG in my not efficient enough car if I make a conscious effort to not accelerate wastefully, I literally make about a 3-7MPG difference just by adjusting my driving habits.)

We use inefficient fuels created and transported by inefficient vehicles to fuel mostly inefficient vehicles and homes...and we wonder why we have an energy "crisis" or why the cost of food is going up? The cost of everything is going to continue to go up as long as we are dependent on inefficiency. Add to that the devaluation of the dollar and we're simply just not getting what our servitude is paying for. Yes, servitude, if X amount of hours you work goes towards paying the government you are working for the government and not for yourself for those amounts of time, if you are threatened with internment if you do not obey then you are in forced labor...which really is why nobody should be paying income tax on their non-income and our forefathers absolutely warned us of this and The Constitution clearly was created to protect us from what is happening as we "live" and breathe.

:),
Mitch

PS By the way on a more personal note...I have a feeling that writings like this in the long term are probably going to be detrimental to my life expectancy and probably get me called names and such. I just want to let it be known that they can't kill us all and if they do they'll have nobody to be their slaves so either way we win in the end and at worst maybe the Earth could use a little less human pestilence. I know I'm a cheery lad, I really just want to change the World for the better before I die, that was the only goal I gave myself when I was little (seriously.) I also thought I wouldn't live past 18, so I'm running on borrowed time and I've got to make a difference soon and man it's a little bit frustrating and you really do have to start little by little on yourself and on those around you then find like minded people to help create more like minded people until hopefully everyone just seriously gets along better and thinks a little more about their effects on each other and the consequences of their actions. Call me crazy if I just wish everyone was a little more thoughtful in all aspects of that word.
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(no subject) [Apr. 29th, 2008|12:45 am]
mitchy22
“Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!” *EDIT* - incorrectly attributed to Benjamin Franklin (apparently this is a bogus direct quote, which when I think about it makes sense, so nobody knows exactly who came up with the idea from what I've read but it was used in a Libertarian speech from 1991.) They didn't use the term "lunch" in Franklin's age. Still the sentiments are indeed echoed by our forefathers you more of their words you read.

Props to Keith Olbermann...

Say Good-bye to Habeus Corpus (Military Commissions Act of 2007)

Sounds suck a bit you can get it off of MSNBC here....
http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?mkt=en-US&brand=msnbc&vid=e9d9c055-e810-453a-a80f-ecc7b46bd340

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Habeas_corpus#Suspension_in_the_United_States_in_1990s_and_2000s
Read the Wikipedia link, the war over this one is still ongoing. Thankfully, not all of the courts in this country rolled over.

Calling Bush a Fascist (with reason)...


Asking Bush and Cheney to Resign...

Neutering Bill O'Reilly


Check this site out...Read the whole friggin' thing, educate yourself on what is really happening to our money.
http://www.fdrs.org/
"History record that money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and its issuance.” - President, James Madison

Bush Pardons HIMSELF...


Shockingly, the legislation I believe which I couldn't find an exact reference but it's the same exact piece of fucking legislation that tried to "take away" habeas corpus.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_Commissions_Act

I'm not sure how one court case in the Court of Appeals is going to protect habeas corpus or for how long and if it makes its way all the way up the the Supreme Court of the United States we can all but be guaranteed that they find a way to reinstate the ban on habeas corpus.

Let's hope that I'm not now an enemy combatant just for typing this out because then my rights to a fair trial where I can present anything at all go right out the window and I can be held and tortured until they beat a fucking admission of guilt out of me.

Welcome to your fascist America, buy a gun, stock up on food, get ready for the long haul, our forefathers told us to beware these days.

I am desperately afraid that a crisis beyond the scope of 9/11 will again hit this country and before long we will be in a true dictatorship. And if any of us say the wrong thing they'll try and throw us in a military prison or an internment camp. Well thank God you say we don't have any of those here, right...RIGHT....RIGHT???

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_concentration_and_internment_camps#United_States
Emergency internment camps are currently under construction on U.S. soil by Halliburton’s subsidiary KBR (formerly Kellogg, Brown and Root). According to Business Wire, on January 24, 2006, KBR announced that it had been awarded a $385 million contingency contract by the Department of Homeland Security to build "temporary detention and processing facilities." According to the New York Times, "KBR would build the centers for the Homeland Security Department for an unexpected influx of immigrants".[48] Concern has been raised by civil libertarians and others over the true intention and nature of these camps, that such camps could be used to facilitate implementation of martial law and mass arrests within the United States.[49][50]

"If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I'm the dictator." George W. Bush — Washington, D.C., Dec. 19, 2000

I'm serious, buy a few guns, pack several thousand dried lunches and canned foods and get ready for the long haul and find people you really, really trust and hold on to them. There's going to be a point where we'll either just have to bend over and accept not being in a free country, leave the country, or get ready to stay and fight...let's hope the military says "No" when asked to detain its own people.

:),
Mitch
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Random Links 4/27/08 (posted belated-er-ly) [Apr. 28th, 2008|04:05 am]
mitchy22
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legion_%28demon%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Da%27at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sephirot
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hecate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eliphas_L%C3%A9vi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zohar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tree_of_Life_%28Kabbalah%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asmodai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lilith#Adam_and_Lilith
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giml%C3%A9
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandora
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daemon_%28mythology%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamlet%27s_Mill
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_of_Man
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ages_of_Man
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentagram
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archaeoastronomy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stonehenge
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Beanfield
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Order_of_Druids
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neo-druidism
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freemasonry (of course!)

:),
Mitch
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Random Links - 4/22/08 [Apr. 22nd, 2008|11:19 am]
mitchy22
For fun I figure every now and then after insomnia leads me to hours of searching the Internet or just opening one page to the next to the next, if I can remember to do so I'm going to offer random links I came upon.

I unfortunately, thought of this idea...after I had already been through more than a few links. So this first list is short...

http://luminaria.wordpress.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colony_collapse_disorder
http://www.organicconsumers.org/bees.cfm
http://www.celsias.com/2007/05/15/organic-bees-surviving-colony-collapse-disorder-ccd/
http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/dalbook.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mzciu8HvfwA&feature=related
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permaculture

Have a great day.
:),
Mitch
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(no subject) [Apr. 22nd, 2008|10:40 am]
mitchy22
David Holmgren's 12 Design Principles

More details can be found at http://permacultureprinciples.com/principles.php

Excerpt from wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permaculture

These restatements of the principles of permaculture appear in David Holmgren's Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability [4]; Also see permacultureprinciples.com [5];

1. Observe and interact - By taking the time to engage with nature we can design solutions that suit our particular situation.

2. Catch and store energy - By developing systems that collect resources when they are abundant, we can use them in times of need.

3. Obtain a yield - Ensure that you are getting truly useful rewards as part of the work that you are doing.

4. Apply self-regulation and accept feedback - We need to discourage inappropriate activity to ensure that systems can continue to function well.

5. Use and value renewable resources and services - Make the best use of natures abundance to reduce our consumptive behaviour and dependence on non-renewable resources.

6. Produce no waste - By valuing and making use of all the resources that are available to us, nothing goes to waste.

7. Design from patterns to details - By stepping back, we can observe patterns in nature and society. These can form the backbone of our designs, with the details filled in as we go.

8. Integrate rather than segregate - By putting the right things in the right place, relationships develop between those things and they work together to support each other.

9. Use small and slow solutions - Small and slow systems are easier to maintain than big ones, making better use of local resources and produce more sustainable outcomes.

10. Use and value diversity - Diversity reduces vulnerability to a variety of threats and takes advantage of the unique nature of the environment in which it resides.

11. Use edges and value the marginal - The interface between things is where the most interesting events take place. These are often the most valuable, diverse and productive elements in the system.

12. Creatively use and respond to change - We can have a positive impact on inevitable change by carefully observing, and then intervening at the right time.


It amazes me how much there is that I wish to truly read about and know and it bothers me how much time I've wasted in not knowing all there is to know. What bothers me even more is, I'm probably ahead of the game...that makes me sad and worried. The things that have yet to come that I am hoping in more conscious thoughts we will all be ready to reject are truly scary.

This life that popularizes not-knowing and separatist thinking while propagating an enhanced illusion of virtual reality to confuse our minds, bodies and souls into thinking what is not there to think makes living every moment more painful than it should be for any one of us. I feel under great strain that I do not know how to implement in a grand fashion a reversal of the bad fortunes of many caused by the good fortunes of a few.

If you listen carefully, you can hear the crying. If you listen carefully, you hear the feint whisper of a voice telling you, reminding you, urging you even, to know that you can do better, you can be better, be the person you are and not the person outsiders try to manipulate you to be. If you close your eyes enough you can see the darkness for what it is and see the light inside your mind and remember that light was always there.

Turn off your TV for a while. Read something you've never heard about that makes you feel good about yourself. Share it with others. Even dare to write something new.

From semi-inspirational to conspiratorial here we go...
Oh yeah. And one more thing. If the government ever tries to put a chip in your baby, you say NO. The Federal Reserve is a Private Company that loans money to the Government charges interest and has helped sell this country which goes against the exact reason why we revolted in the first place.

We've been owned for a long time, everything is NOT what it seems, you are always right to question EVERYTHING until at least SOMETHING is exactly what it seems to be. Go back to my earliest posts and look for a book or two, feel free to buy them and read them. One has to do with Cydonia the other with Geo-politics. Look up Zeitgeist the movie for a very basic overview of some interesting topics (it's in 13 parts on youtube. See link below.) The Cydonia book is THICK, I am still reading it, it will take you a long time to get through, you will not be able to digest it in a straight read through and it will probably take years of actual STUDY to try and piece together interesting parts of it. It takes the opening of the Zeitgeist Movie about religion and goes 100 levels deeper.

Ask me any questions if you have any. It's the LEAST I can do to try and answer.

:),
Mitch
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I had to!!! [Feb. 14th, 2008|03:36 pm]
mitchy22

HAPPY VD!!!



May everyone not get any.
ASCII HEARTS FOR ALL!!!
<3 <3 <3

:),
Mitch
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Time passes and you miss out on things... [Oct. 8th, 2007|06:05 am]
mitchy22
Like whole Megadeth Albums. Seriously. From Cryptic Writings to Risk to The World Needs a Hero (yeah those should probably be in italics, or hyperlinks, or bold-strikethrough-alternating-caps do what you want with 'em) I pretty much tried to keep giving them a chance, found a few things interesting but longed for the days of albums I could listen to all the way through.

So, tonight/today in the middle of the morning and because I recently purchased their latest album I figured I'd backtrack and see what I missed out on in the life and times of Dave Mustaine and found a lyric in a video I never saw before on an album I never knew existed and it struck me (especially after reading up a bit more of what Dave had gone through in my time away from the band) soooooo...here's the lyric, it hit a chord I guess...har-har...musical jokes, you know you love them.

So live your life, and live it well. There's not much left of me to tell. I just got back up each time I fell. - Dave Mustaine



Words to live by. "And why do we fall, Bruce? So we can learn to pick ourselves up." Batman's father and Dave Mustaine, one taken before his time and the other taken time and time again but still finds a way to keep on breathing. You can learn a lot from people that have died and those that "should have" but managed to live (nevermind people that may only exist in fantasies, myths and legends.)

So if you don't have a voice inside you already that tells you to keep pushing when it hurts, to keep breathing when it's hard, to keep walking when you know you should have been lying on the floor in a heap a mile ago...go ahead, borrow the voice of another until you find your own, it's there deep inside just let it out. Repeat the words above and realize that it's your own voice inside that's doing the talking.

The only way to lose a fight that's worth fighting for is by dying and if something isn't worth dying for then it probably isn't worth fighting for in the first place.

Anyone I know who reads this if you don't believe it yourself I'll tell you what I think. Your life is worth fighting for and don't let any one or any thing supernatural or otherwise take it without a fight...a long fight, a bloody fight, a passionate fight, a fight that you only lost because you gave every ounce of life you had left in you until every single cell in your body ceased to function.

If my life is ever taken from me prematurely, you'll hear my scream of protest even if you're asleep on the other side of the planet...and I hope it wakes you and I pray you come to me. I swear to you I would come for you...and if you are to fall as well and follow me into shadows, I pray that another will come right behind you, and another, and another until all of our enemies have fallen or all of our friends have joined us.

Death should be the happiest of reunions. A time to tell the tales of our travels along the way with our friends who shared in our path. I do not wish to disappoint you with my story. It really does need quite a bit of editing and I hope you share with me the promise that we will not stop writing until we truly do not have another thing to say!

:),
Mitch
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Buried Alive. [Aug. 31st, 2007|09:00 am]
mitchy22
We've all been buried alive. You, me, all of us. Suffocating to death, not allowed to think for a second too long, not allowed to question events of the past, present and God forbid future, not allowed to have enough time, energy or assets to do much other than prolong the mundane aspects of our lives. The pressures to keep us uninformed, unimagined, unintelligent, uncaring are many, they are relentless and they are omnipresent. Distractions and deceptions abound. Covering us up, with dust and dirt and decay and death. Making it hard to see things. Making it hard to feel things. How much left of our lives is really real? What is this reality that has become of us? Why will people look at you like you are foolish or insane or delusional at best simply because you ask whether or not there must be a better way.

Most simply just brush away any of these feelings more than "happy enough to keep moving through the drudgery of life without any real truth, without any real meaning without caring about anything that might actually matter. Instead we'll worry about trumped up details of public figures and storybook lives of those who earn celebrity mostly through keeping us away from looking at ourselves or anything that is really going on around us. Sleepwalking through everyday. We're all dead most of the time. I myself included. Not because I don't choose to see, to learn, to talk about, to care about that which goes on around me and those people that struggle to breathe with me...but because it's so hard to breathe when buried alive.

I cry a lot. I cry when I see great things, and most often I see these great things happening in fictitious works. Sometimes I cry when I see people reaching out, struggling to breathe, struggling to get a glimpse of what lies on the other side of the mountain of dirt that has covered their lives.

It's so hard to breathe, it's so hard to know where to start digging when you're 6 feet underground, which direction is up, so easy to be mistaken, so easy to dig the wrong way, so hard to do things when your senses are railed against daily, blinding you from that which is truly going on around you.

I find it hard to move nowadays. So hard to move when you're buried. So hard to breathe when you're suffocating. Yet, I still struggle. I'll survive because something inside of me knows I have to, won't let me stop looking for air, won't let me stop looking for the surface. Some other part of me won't even let me dig for the top first. Some other part of me tells me to dig to the sides and find the hands of others. Some other part of me tells me that I'm not supposed to be the first to the top but the last.

Herein lies the paradox of my life. How much strength can you have to help those around you when you yourself are struggling to help yourself. How can you begin to uncover the lives of others when you seemingly need to uncover your own first. Isn't it easier to excavate others once you have excavated yourself? Though the danger there lies that once you yourself are free to breathe, free to walk around on top that you will have a harder time finding those that were once trapped around you.

I just want you to know that I love all of you. I love you all because you're buried with me. I love you all because I hope to see you one day in the light with this weight lifted off of your chest and the dirt removed from your mouth. Don't give up. Don't surrender no matter how hard it is to breathe no matter how much your arms ache from digging no matter how much it hurts your soul to hear the digging and crying and screaming of others. Don't give up. Do it for yourself. Do it for me. Do it because a time will come where the lines in the sand are drawn more easily and your outstretched hand will grasp on to something that truly matters. Those days draw near and I look forward to when we can all brush the dirt off together, stand beside one another, breathe the free air around us and stand against those that have buried us for far too long.
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I think this is awesome but maybe it's just me... [Aug. 23rd, 2007|02:22 am]
mitchy22
Nightwish - Creek Mary's Blood (Live)
Direct Youtube Link Just In Case

I absolutely wish I could go to something like this. I had never even heard of this band and apparently the singer is no longer with them but her voice is amazing and the native in the video is ridiculous as well. Regardless I'm glad I found the on Youtube and when I scrape together some extra dough I'm gonna buy a couple of their older albums with the chick in this video first.



Nightwish - Song: Dead Boy's Poem / Video Montage From: Neon Genesis Evangelion
Direct YouTube Link Just In Case

I really like the song AND the video even though they don't totally make sense together. The words from the boy if you listen to them might even give you chills.



Aaaaaaaaaaaaaand G'night all - time to replenish my 11 vials of blood!

:),
Mitch

PS I hope these embed right, I probably can't really check until morning since Youtube is doing maintenance.

PPS Edited the links they were reverse, thanks m'E!
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