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Posted 1 year ago on March 29, 2013, 2:26 p.m. EST by KevinPotts (363)
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The Political Ideology of The Libertarian Party According To Gary Johnson (And Why He’s Full of Shit) [Part 1] By Kevin Potts / Reality Check News https://www.facebook.com/pages/Reality-Check-News/208106556037187?ref=hl

First of all, I just want to say this is not just a legitimate critique of Gary Johnson and The Libertarian Party by any means. According to Reality, 99% of ALL politicians are Full of Shit and could give a-flying-fuck-less about even attempting to solve even the most basic fundamental problems that continue to plague our society, particularly The Struggling Plight of The Exploited, Oppressed Poor And Near Poor People who now make up nearly Half-of-The-Population-of-This-Country in “The Most Wealthiest Nation on Earth“. They (most politicians) either don’t care or they’re dumb as fuckin “rocks” because even an immature-six-year-old with half-of-a-heart and still half-asleep from his afternoon nap could figure most of this shit out fairly easily:

“Wake up little Timmy! It’s time to play a game! And look, I even brought your favorite Teddy-Bear, Mr. Cuddles! You really like Mr. Cuddles don’t you? You care about Mr. Cuddles? I know that you do and I care about Mr. Cuddles too and we don’t want anything bad to happen to Mr. Cuddles do we? -not if we can help it, right? We want Mr. Cuddles to be healthy and happy, right? Sure we do! -because Mr. Cuddles is our friend! Yayyy! Okay, now let’s rub the sleepy from our eyes and pay attention for just a minute, it’s time to play The Mr. Cuddles Game!”

Round One: Ohhh no! Mr. Cuddles can’t find a job because there’s not enough jobs to go around because the greedy billionaire CEO’s shipped all the jobs overseas to exploit foreigners who are willing to work their entire lives for a dollar a day! And now Mr. Cuddles is homeless and freezing in a dirty alley about to starve to death! What should we do?! Should we intervene?! Should we use just a tiny fraction of ALL-of-This Tax-Money That We’ve Supposedly Collected To Be Used Toward The Common Good to help him?! Should we at least guarantee Mr. Cuddles the right to live? -and to eat? -and to have a roof over his head? Should we help Mr. Cuddles? Or should we tell Mr. Cuddles that we can’t help him because he needs to learn to accept “personal/financial responsibility“? Should we turn our backs on Mr. Cuddles? -and tell him that he needs to clean himself up and get a job? (remember there are not near enough jobs to go around so it‘s physically impossible for everyone to have a job, that‘s why Mr. Cuddles is unemployed and homeless and hungry in the first place). Should we let Mr. Cuddles starve to death in a dirty alley? Should we leave Mr. Cuddles to die and hope that somebody else helps him?? -and rationalize our decision not to help by saying, “he’s free to do whatever he wants“? Should we just stand by and watch? -while Mr. Cuddles begs for pocket change on the streets? -while he eats out of garbage cans? -while he sleeps in a cardboard box? -until he eventually snaps? -and robs a liquor store? What do we do, little Timmy?! What-do-we-do?!

It’s definitely the former as opposed to the latter, “They Don’t Care” -because most of our basic fundamental problems and the solutions to those basic fundamental problems are extremely simple. It’s not a matter of intelligence, it’s a matter of misplaced priorities and values -of humane conscience and morality (particularly the lack thereof).

( Note: Mr. Cuddles is not just a metaphorical/hypothetical kid’s Teddy-Bear used to express The Sick, Sad, Inhumanness of A Serious Ongoing Atrocity/Epidemic, he actually represents Over TWENTY EIGHT MILLION (28,000,000) Real-Life-Flesh-And-Blood-Americans Who Are Currently Unemployed/Unable To Find Jobs Because THE JOBS DO NOT EXIST. He Also Represents An Estimated 3.5 MILLION Homeless People In America. http://www.dissentmagazine.org/article/let-them-eat-code)

The Reason Why They Don’t Care: http://nirnadler.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/your-god1.jpg http://growabrain.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2008/03/03/this_is_your_god.jpg

What inspired me to write this was an interview by Abby Martin (from last year) of Gary Johnson, where he sums up the ideals of the Libertarian party in his bid for the presidency as a third party candidate: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZyMcGGpH7k&list=PLI46g-I12_9pbIc7FuM0hfUaczb-jSok7&index=90 [ 0:00-11:25 ] On many of the issues I’m in agreement with, such as: Let’s NOT Bomb Iran, Let’s End The Wars/Bring The Troops Home, End American Militarism/Imperialism/Cut Military Spending Almost In Half/Reduce Nuclear Warheads From 2,300 to 500 (it‘s a start at least), Marriage Equality, End The Drug Wars, Repeal The Patriot Act & NDAA, Fix The Two-Tiered Injustice System/Corporatocracy. I certainly have no problem with Any of That and would consider it a miracle to see ALL of That happen within my lifetime. However, providing lip-service to those issues and being able to actually implement that type of change, even as POTUS within our corporate-owned-corrupt-system is a completely different story. If Gary Johnson had been elected as POTUS would any of those changes have occurred? FAT Chance. Extremely-Highly-Unlikely. Or even more True to Reality: NO. Like I said, to even think that it might could happen within this corrupt system by simply voting for someone is on the same bar as believing in miracles and Santa Clause. Since when has any elected president actually implemented the publicly perceived platform they ran on? Or even seriously tried? With the exception of marriage equality maybe (they have to throw liberals a bone every now and then), NONE of those changes would have happened and that’s part of why Gary Johnson and 99% of ALL politicians are Full of Shit. To even attempt to make us believe that he could do ALL of That if we elected him is a Total Deception and a Complete Denial of Reality -which leads to the main point I wanted to make here,

The Reason Why The Political Ideology of The Libertarian Party And Gary Johnson Is Full of Shit:

(1.) Instead of advocating for the Top 1% (who are already Getting Away With Murder, who already have More Ridiculous Wealth And Abusive Power Than The Law Should Allow) to pay Their Fair Share of Taxes, Gary Johnson wants to eliminate the income tax altogether and shift Even More of The Financial Burden on The 99%. I’m ALL for Ending The FED to Take Away The Abusive Power of Private Banksters To Control And Exploit The Entire Money Supply, which would Free up Billions And Trillions of Dollars for us to use to Help Improve The Lives of The Less Fortunate Among Us, but that’s not what Gary Johnson is advocating for. He wants A ZERO Tax Rate! -For ALL Billionaires/Millionaires and Corporations! And in a blatant, Orwellian fashion, he wants to replace The Entire Income Tax System of collecting taxes with One Federal Consumption Tax; and he wants to call it The “Fair”? Tax!!? According to Gary Johnson, this is THE ONLY WAY TO CREATE JOBS??? -and he doesn’t know of any other way. Deregulate Capitalism Totally And The Sky Will Rain Candy! Let The Greedy, Irresponsible Mother-Fuckers Have Free-Reign And Even More Total Control Over Our Economy And Our Lives And The Decent Paying Jobs And Prosperity Will Trickle Down On Us Like A Baptism of PISS From The Heavens! The Invisible Hand of Free Markets And Unbridled Capitalism Will Take Care of Us (Like An Unwanted Baby In A Basket Left On An Unempathetic/Psychopath’s Doorstep) -The Inhumane, Sick Values of Profit Over People Will Nurture And Sustain Us (ALL We Have To Do Is Ring The Doorbell, Take Off Running And "Believe").

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[-] 2 points by KevinPotts (363) 11 months ago

[Update] Gov. Gary Johnson Attempts To Rationalize His Darwinian/Libertarian Ideology of Selfishness, Austerity and Not Really Giving A Fuck About Helping Poor People Survive in America: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtCzqiA1sV4 [00:54-01:19] “Aren’t the majority of Americans classically liberal? –the notion that we’re all fiscally responsible? And socially tolerant? –and I don’t want to use the word “tolerant”…socially accepting...uhh I, I, I hate to use the word “tolerant” because that somehow implies that I don’t agree with your lifestyle. I really don’t care what you do with your life as long as it doesn’t adversely affect mine. (…)”

TRANSLATION: “I really don’t care what starving poor children do with their life, as long as it doesn’t adversely affect my income and bank account by imposing a tax that requires me to help them.” And HOW THE HELL did he think he could get away with spouting such a modern conservative stance in the name of classical liberalism??? And WHAT THE FUCK does fiscal responsibility and social acceptance have to do with 28 MILLION Poor & Unemployed Americans Who Can’t Find Jobs Because The 28 MILLION Jobs Do Not Exist? How are 28 MILLION Americans expected to be fiscally responsible with nothing??? Oh, right, he’s not even really concerned about that anyway. He believes the cure to capitalism and exploitation is MORE capitalism and MORE exploitation. What was I thinking.

According to Gov. Gary Johnson, capitalism isn’t even a problem and the super-rich elite should be able to rule the world and control/monopolize the mainstream media as they damn well please:

“…from my viewpoint the Koch brothers really, um, are all about free markets, all about free markets, they’re all about, uh, civil liberties, uh, they’re all about the right things.” [06:07-07:15:] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtCzqiA1sV4

[-] 2 points by KevinPotts (363) 1 year ago

(2.) So much of what makes me Disgusted and Outraged with Libertarians is exactly the same as what makes me Disgusted and Outraged with Republicans (and even Fake-Liberal-Democrats, Etc. And Politicians In General) -And it has to do with THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT, what they perceive that role to be (or not to be), what they are willing (or not willing) to do for The Actual People of This Country Who Elected Them To Serve Our Best Interests, and most importantly, What They Actually DO (And FAIL MISERABLY To DO). What is more in the Best Interests of THE PEOPLE of this country than The Basic Necessities of Life??? What is more important than Food and Water and Shelter to the survival of a Human-Being? NOTHING!!!!!! NOTHING IS MORE IMPORTANT!!!! God-Damn-It!! -WHY Is This SO FUCKING HARD FOR THEM TO UNDERSTAND??!! How Can Anyone Claim To Be “Representing The Best Interests of People” -While Totally Ignoring And Neglecting THE MOST BASIC NECESSITIES OF LIFE THAT ARE ABSOLUTELY REQUIRED TO KEEP US ALIVE??!!! It is no longer possible (in our current system) for everyone to live independently without any obligation to each other -and for the few who can, it’s inhumane and unfair and unrealistic to expect that of everyone else who CAN’T. A Billionaire doesn’t need a starving homeless person’s help for anything, but the starving homeless person is at the mercy of others for everything. The fantasy-world mentality (what Libertarians/Republicans call personal/financial responsibility) of thinking and acting like “Everyone should be expected to provide for themselves and to take care of their own needs” in an inhumane, corrupt system where it’s IMPOSSIBLE for everyone to provide for themselves and to take care of their own needs Is UNFAIR, It’s INHUMANE, It’s In TOTAL DENIAL OF REALITY And It Should NO LONGER BE TOLERATED. It’s like locking a group of innocent people up in an empty jail cell, without any access to any food and then expecting them to feed themselves. What do they honestly expect 28 MILLION Unemployed People to do without any help? -when The 28 MILLION Jobs That Are Needed DO NOT EXIST!!!??? Government officials are elected to serve the best interests of the people. That’s their job, (it’s what they signed up for, it’s what we pay them to do) to serve our best interests. And if they can’t even figure out how to secure and guarantee everyone the very basics: FOOD! WATER! HOUSING! SUSTAINABLE-ENERGY! EDUCATION! HEALTHCARE! -if they can’t even figure out how to secure and guarantee us those basics, then WHAT THE FUCK Are They Doing? And WHY DO WE KEEP ELECTING THESE IRRESPONSIBLE-FUCKTARDS WHO CONTINUE TO FAIL US SO MISERABLY? WHY DO WE KEEP PUTTING THESE NO-GOOD-FOR-NOTHING-MOTHER-FUCKERS IN CHARGE? Shouldn’t We Have A Group Meeting About This?

[-] 2 points by KevinPotts (363) 1 year ago

(3.) When asked, “What do you think the biggest misconception is about Libertarianism?” Gary Johnson said, “ Well, the notion that, uh, Libertarians are uh, survival of the fittest, uh, you know, Darwinists. Umm, look we all have “hearts” and uhh…we “care” about people…but umm…I think right now the biggest threat to our way of life is the fact that we’re borrowing and printing money to the tune of 43 cents out of every dollar we spend. I think that what’s going to happen, mathematically, is we’re going to experience a monetary collapse.”

“we’re going to experience a monetary collapse.” No shit, Sherlock! And it’s BECAUSE of Free Market Capitalism! When he said, “Umm, look we all have “hearts” and uhh…we “care” about people…but umm…” I swear to God I wanted to reach through the computer screen and slap the taste out of his bull-shit-mouth LOL It’s not a misconception Gary, It’s THE REALITY of What YOU ARE! Let Me Spell This Out For You Gary…You’re A Pro-Free-Market-Capitalist! Capitalism = Survival of The Fittest! = You’re a Social Darwinist! No Matter How Much You Say You “Care” About People…You’re FULL of SHIT! Just Like The Reptilian-Republicans And The Pro-Capitalist-Democrats… You May Have A Physical Heart Beating In Your Chest, But That’s Not What We Really Mean When We Talk About “Having A Heart”, Is It Gary? No, It’s Not. We’re Talking About Something Else. We’re Talking About Seriously, Truthfully And Honestly, Sincerely CARING About Poor People Enough To Actually DO SOMETHING TO HELP THEM!!! You Don’t Give A Fuck About Mr. Cuddles, Gary! You Didn’t Even Talk About Him! You Didn’t Even Say His Fuckin Name!!! He’s Not Your/OUR Problem, Right??? You Act Like He Doesn’t Exist!! You Probably Wouldn’t Even Piss On Mr. Cuddles If He Was On Fire! …Well…I Take That Back, You Might Piss On Em, But Then You’d Probably Also Expect Him To Drink The Piss To Hydrate Himself And Call It “Trickle Down Economics”. http://www.jesuswalk.com/lessons/10_25-37.htm

[-] 3 points by KevinPotts (363) 1 year ago

(4.) Next he claims that Libertarians embrace “the best of both parties” LOL Are you fucking serious? Okay, let’s break this down. What he considers to be the best of Democrats is that they’re “supposed” to be good on civil liberties and he admits they’re NOT so good on that. What Democrats are “supposed” to be and What Democrats Really ARE In Reality Are Two Different Things! Reality = Democrats Are NOT Good On Civil Liberties, So To Say You’re Embracing The Best of The Democrats By Being Good On Civil Liberties When Democrats Are NOT Really Good On Civil Liberties Means You’re NOT Really Embracing the Best of Democrats At ALL, So Why Even Bring Them Into This? LOL

What he considers to be the best of Republicans is that they’re “supposed” to be "good" on dollars and cents, but again he admits “they’re NOT good on that At ALL!”. So what the fuck is Really going on here?? And why do I keep feeling fuckin dizzy from trying to explain this bullshit? LOL What Gary Johnson and Libertarians actually embrace from the Republicans has nothing to do with being “good" on dollars and cents and it also has nothing to do with embracing the best of either party. What they in Reality embrace is THE WORST OF BOTH PARTIES; It’s called Capitalism/Social-Darwinism/And Not Giving A Fuck About Poor People.

So, basically what I’m trying to say here is…that Gary Johnson might as well go ahead and shove a hypothetical/metaphorical full-length-broom-stick-up-his-own-ass-and-twist-it…and-twist-it…and-twist-it …and twist-that-mother-fucker-again-and-again until it’s ALL-The-Way-Up-Inside…because he’s Full-Of-Shit. Same goes for Ron Paul. Same goes for Obama. Same goes for ALL Republicans. Same goes for ALL Fake-Ass-Puppet-Democrats And Every Other Fake-Ass-Puppet-Politician-Who-Refuses-To-Do-Anything-Significant-To-Help-Mr. Cuddles-Or-To-Even-Talk-About-His-Problems.

[-] 2 points by KevinPotts (363) 1 year ago

Well…that just about wraps it up for this edition of Reality Check News. I’m your host, Kevin Potts. Until Next Time…Stay Tuned For A-Whole-Shit-Load-More-of-Dope-Mother-Fuckin-Truth-Telling-Satirical-Much-Needed-Patriotic-Dissent…

…And since there ain’t-no-God-damn-decent-jobs-in-this-mother-fucker and I ain’t got nothing else to do…if anybody needs me…I guess I’ll be in the backyard, laying in the kiddy-pool with Mr. Cuddles and drinking this 40 ounce I got for my birthday…

…Back To You, Abby… http://www.youtube.com/BreakingtheSet

…Yo Cube, Take Us Out… "Straight Outta Compton" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MrQtOoQRpc

[-] 3 points by KevinPotts (363) 1 year ago

“We Got Money For War But Can't Feed The Poor.” -2PAC

[ "We talk about civilization as though it's a static state. There are no civilized people yet (…)”

“I'm no utopian, I'm not a humanist that would like to see everybody living in warmth and harmony: I know that if we don't live that way, we'll kill each other and destroy the Earth."

"War, poverty, corruption, hunger, misery, human suffering will not change in a monetary system. That is, there will be very little significant change. It's going to take the redesign of our culture and values." -Jacque Fresco http://www.thevenusproject.com/ ]

“Poverty (…) fosters desperation which in turn breeds crime.” http://www.examiner.com/article/poverty-is-the-root-of-all-evil

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” -JFK

[-] 3 points by KevinPotts (363) 11 months ago

Special Thanks To Lee Camp & The Moment of Clarity Show! Something Everybody Struggling To Get By MUST Remember –MOC #223 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39lKIyehz9k

[-] 3 points by KevinPotts (363) 10 months ago

“Libertarians don’t have to agree on where all this ends (it ends with workers seizing the means of production), but they should understand that no matter what one replaces it with, dismantling an unjust system requires addressing..." -the Root Cause of- "...the injustices that system created. If you don’t, then your idea of “freedom” will be attacked as the freedom to be exploited by the same people running the world today. And with good reason.”

Elites didn't get rich off of some “free market.” Here's why libertarians should back radical wealth redistribution http://www.salon.com/2013/11/08/libertarians_are_very_confused_about_capitalism/

“The problem is that these people refuse to do anything more than pay lip service to issues. It isn't that they can't. It's that they won't. I think it's a self interest issue.” http://occupywallst.org/forum/libertarians-are-very-confused-about-capitalism/

[-] -1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/03/28/1783741/florida-gulf-coast-koch-brothers/

There's stuff like this going on all over too.

Destroying Democracy, one State at a time.

[-] -1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

That "party" is merely a distraction for what they are actually doing as members of the (R)epelican't party, and as neolibertarians all over the World..

[+] -7 points by melsdrivein33 (-6) 11 months ago

Christ...you whiny little bitch socialists can never seem to shut that piehole. Sooner or later, my little dumbbell friend pottsy...you socialists run out of other peoples money spend. And then it all collapses...like in greece...and Italy...and Spain....and

[-] 1 points by KevinPotts (363) 6 months ago

Why Is Abby Martin Praising & Helping Jesse Ventura Promote His Libertarian-Capitalist-Idea of Abolishing The Income Tax... http://occupywallst.org/forum/why-is-abby-martin-praising-helping-jesse-ventura-/