Some people couldn't give a toss about the poor and starving, here Edward Snowdon is in a chat room with other libertarians and ultra conservatives. TheTrueHooha is Snowdon. The social dislocations of the financial collapse bothered him not at all. “Almost everyone was self-employed prior to 1900,” he asserted. “Why is 12% employment [sic] so terrifying?” In another chat-room exchange, Snowden debated the merits of Social Security: save money? cut this social security bullshit hahahayes Yeah! Fuck old people! social security is bullshit let’s just toss old people out in the street Old people could move in with [User11]. NOOO they smell funny Somehow, our society managed to make it hundreds of years without social security just fine you fucking retards Magically the world changed after the new deal, and old people became made of glass.Later in the same session, Snowden wrote that the elderly “wouldn’t be fucking helpless if you weren’t sending them fucking checks to sit on their ass and lay in hospitals all day.”Snowden’s disgruntlement with Obama, in other words, was fueled by a deep disdain for progressive policies. The available postings by TheTrueHOOHA do show concerns about society’s “unquestioning obedience to spooky types,” but those date to 2010. Contrary to his claims, he seems to have become an anti-secrecy activist only after the White House was won by a liberal Democrat who, in most ways, represented everything that a right-wing Ron Paul admirer would have detested.http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2014/01/would-you-feel-differently-about-snowden-greenwald-and-assange-if-you-knew-what-the
Surely most of us are beyond the left/right model by now ? Though anyone who doesn't see the tentacles of spookdom in all these whistleblower episodes is beyond hope.
in France believing the left and right model doesn't exist will count you as a domestic extremist. The TRUTH is the working class are the exceptional ones. Mairi is the tip of the iceberg
Mhairi Black you are a star! Excellent maiden speech, delivered with passion and humour, you are going to rise to the top. What a dreamteam56 we have sent to the vipers nest that is Westminster.Aut pax Aut bellum.Saor Alba Gu Brath!