Stop the Revolution, Start the Evolution

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I’m still mulling over this but…


Ron Paul finally exits the neocon GOP

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He must really be at wit’s end with the GOP leadership if he’s doing this.

The false left-right paradigm.

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Thank you so much to Leon Kuhn and RexMund412!

What a free(r) market looks like

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21:00 jcpham: i know right..
21:00 that betta’ be a 24k solid gold my lil pony
21:00 fbastage: 23% but that’s luck
21:00 My like Pwny
21:01 luck?
21:01 luck?
21:01 3 grams of my little pny via coinabul
21:01 fbastage: pirate pays me 28btc
21:01 to loan money to him
21:01 28%
21:01 * fbastage nods *
21:02 -!- hippos4lyfe [] has quit [Ping timeout: 240 seconds]
21:02 ohh.. of course… pirate…
21:02 !ticker
21:02 Best bid: 10.7857, Best ask: 10.8399, Bid-ask spread: 0.05420, Last trade: 10.78001, 24 hour volume: 71018, 24
hour low: 10.3, 24 hour high: 11.29112
21:02 hoping for a better rate? 🙂
21:02 28% sounds like the 2000btc club
21:02 anyone want to buy a 500GB usb 3 external hard drive?
21:02 yes, hoping
21:02 occulta has 2000btc with bs&t
21:02 has sh*t prices
21:02 -!- lunks_ [~lunks@] has joined #bitcoin-otc
21:03 tbh i loaned at ta better rate before , 10% for 1 week
21:03 EvanR: tanking
21:03 if I’m shopping 4 bullion it ain’t there.
21:03 -!- luigi [~isaac@2001:470:8c72:0:225:22ff:fe2b:dae8] has quit [Read error: Operation timed out]
21:03 -!- Chex [] has quit [Read error: Operation timed out]
21:03 -!- tcatm [~quassel@unaffiliated/tcatm] has quit [Read error: Operation timed out]
21:03 -!- JonnyFunFun[Zzz] is now known as JonnyFunFun
21:03 anyone accepting either dutch or UK bank transfers?
21:04 just cuz coinabul takes BTC doesn’t mean they can rape me @ a $100 premium per oz of gold.
21:04 is there a bticoin-> metal dealer with better rates
21:04 -!- Chex [] has joined #bitcoin-otc
21:04 moartr4dez – heh
21:04 -!- luigi [~isaac@2001:470:8c72:0:225:22ff:fe2b:dae8] has joined #bitcoin-otc
21:04 -!- ljrbot [~supybot-l@2001:470:88ff:2e::1] has quit [Excess Flood]
21:04 well, these guys don’t take bitcoin but they have the best price in USD ( )
21:04 Just convert btc to dollar and then buy gold.
21:04 -!- tcatm [~quassel@2001:4dd0:fb22::2] has joined #bitcoin-otc
21:04 -!- tcatm [~quassel@2001:4dd0:fb22::2] has quit [Changing host]
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21:04 guys seriously, noone can sell me some btc via either dutch or UK bank transfer?
21:05 tridlebite: how much btc
21:05 right
21:05 -!- lunks [~lunks@] has quit [Ping timeout: 245 seconds]
21:05 tridlebite: Mqrius proabably can.
21:05 yeah i know but he isnt online
21:05 not many
21:05 like … 4?
21:05 maybe 5
21:06 ;;getrating tridlebite
21:06 This user has not yet been rated.WARNING: Currently not authenticated.

Not creepy…

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(hat tip to cryptogon)

QR codes for your youtube videos for street actions

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Some practical unarmed combat tips

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Hopefully one never has to come to this. One must always be prepared, however. The physical confrontations described in James Wesley Rawles’ Patriots and Survivors works are very realistic to me. Fortunately in most cases they were armed but many of the same tenets apply.

Courtesy of R.G. and

7. Kata is essential. Before anyone blows up let me explain. The literal definition of kata is form. Unless you have an unlimited number of prisoners you can sacrifice while learning your skills, you can not learn effective techniques without them. Bruce Lee had an expression that you must train the way you intend to fight. Any motion has to be repeated correctly until it is intuitive; then practiced at full speed and force to be effective when needed. That is kata. A boxer or MMA contestant practicing a jab-cross-hook combination on a heavy bag is performing a kata. To be intuitive it must be capable of being executed without conscious, analytical, thought. If you have to think about it it’s too late.

9. Psycho trumps everything. If it has hit the fan many, if not most, people will be quickly psychologically reduced to an animal state of mind. Most animals have very little if any left brain, or rational thought process capabilities. They operate solely on right brain, intuitive or emotional, processes. Japanese has a word, mushin, which is loosely translated “no mind.” This means you don’t think about it, you do it. This is the right brain, and sometimes when it is in control you will feel you are looking at what you are doing as if someone else was in control of your body. Bruce Lee talked about “it” doing the things he did because he didn’t have to think about doing them, they were just done. The left brain imposes limits-morals, fear of injury, fear of punishment, fear of failure-on you, the right brain has no limits. The right brain in control allows little old ladies to lift a car off a grandchild. After it hits the fan many people will not be thinking rationally; and they will be the most dangerous. And they won’t be mutant zombie biker gangs. Most will be ordinary looking humans for whom the new reality is too much to take. They will be unbelievably desperate, and if they want something they will try to take it even if it means attacking a larger person or group. They can’t be controlled without physical harm to you if you try, and any injury you suffer during this period could prove to be fatal.

There is good science behind what Bruce was saying – I took TKD from Dr. Cheon Jae Park in No. VA (not starting on the fighting-style-efficacy debate yet, it’s irrelevant to this post) who got his PhD in kinesiology and impressed upon us deeply the importance of muscle memory. This is also why it is important to do motions properly and deliberately from the start or else you will retain failure.

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