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L. Neil Smith's
Number 602, January 9, 2011

"The right to buy weapons is the right to be free."
—A.E. van Vogt (1951)

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Shaun Dickerson—Friend to LOT & Many in the Movement—Needs Our Help (from Liberty on Tour)

L. Neil Smith

[See also: "Chalk One Up For The Good Guys!" in this issue—Editor]

Okay, I Can't Resist Any Longer...

Kel-Tec Shotgun

Imagine slugs in one side and buckshot in the other.

Kel-Tec website

L. Neil Smith

You would do well to keep L. Neil Smith's article, "The Plan" as a permanent fixture on your website.

The whole piece is a classic, and, in my opinion, the solution to America's problems is contained in this paragraph...

Individuals must be free—they must be encouraged, in fact—to make what would amount to criminal charges against regulations and regulators on Constitutional, as well as other grounds. Government must be compelled to defend itself—and each and every item of regulation—in purely Constitutional terms, or to abandon the given regulation altogether. In the end, a thorough sweep of regulations must be made, employing Article 1, Section 8—which explicitly enumerates the very few acceptable functions of government—as a broom.

Only a nanny-state blowhole would even attempt to refute one word of that paragraph.

Best Regards

Michael J. Bates
aka Minority Mike

Are YOU on the list?

Yes: Are YOU on THE list?

Well, go here and find out: The TSA 'NO-FLY' list.

You know what I say? Let's get EVERYBODY on that freaking list, and the list will become even MORE meaningless than now!

Call YOUR friendly TSA agent (using a pay phone), and REPORT EVERYBODY YOU KNOW as a 'possible' terrorist.

I mean, what the hell, they just might be... :-P

Don't forget to tell your friends and acquaintances that THEY'VE been reported as a 'risk' by 'someone'... You don't know who, you simply overheard a 'conversation' somewhere ...

Get your neighbors, friends and acquaintances to report YOU as well!!! :-P

What the hey: Let's get EVERYBODY reporting on EVERYBODY ELSE!!!

Remember: "When everyone is guilty, it thence becomes a crime to be innocent."


Relevant to my last, is this news story. this news story.

Germane point:


At this rate, there will be about 550,000,000 people on the watch list by 2019, which exceeds the population of the United States and then some. By 2023, the watch list will actually exceed the population of the entire earth—at which point one can speculate that the government of the U.S. will restrict all air travel.

Reminiscent of travel in the communist East Bloc of the 1960's to late 1980's, those wishing to travel from one country to another, or even from town to town, will need to be screened, authorized, and issued travel papers by Homeland Security.

Papers, please...

Further yet to my last...

Be sure to consume this, as it is IMPERATIVE to comprehend its essence.

E.J. Totty

Take heart, Don:

Detroit, as described and depicted in that Guardian article you sent me is not America. Detroit is a misplaced section of the Third World. Even so, the problems that have destroyed it can be expressed in two words: taxation; regulation. They can be solved with one word: repeal.

Go to today's TLE and read my articles "The Plan" and "A Letter to Ron Paul".

These are themes I will pound on throughout the coming year. I want Obamafascism out and I expect Republicans to remember why they got elected this time.

My voice may be small, but it is very, very annoying.

I can always use some help, though, being annoying. You could spread the word, if you will, among your friends and enemies alike (although it's hard to imagine you having any enemies). And you might take a look at my largest effort to date:

Happy New Year,

L. Neil Smith

And you thot it couldn't get much worse...

Well, it did, and it only going to get more so:

"... window cleaning chemicals are injected into fast food hamburger meat , and we learned that soy protein is extracted using a highly explosive chemical called hexane ..."

Read about THAT here.

And if THAT doesn't disturb you, then GANDER THE REST OF THE STORY.

Feeling 'safe' yet?

E.J. Totty

I can not make this up

I lack the imagination to make up the following:

This is an article originally printed in the Washington Post the 29th of December, 2010 and reprinted in the El Paso Times the 2nd of January, 2011. For those of you who have trouble finding the link (and sometimes the net gets fussy) the article in question deals with the fact that in Mexico there is on gun store for the whole country, in Mexico City (the Capital), on a military base.

I am especially tickled by the following: "Daniel Mendoza has come to shop at Mexico's only gun store with a friend. He is interested in something to protect his family. He described himself as a middle-class businessman and was vague about prior gun ownership. "Asked whether Mexico's gun-control laws were working, Mendoza said, 'Ask the criminals.'"

Take that how you will.

BTW, in El Paso, on the American side of the border, there are two gun shops, three sporting goods stores (two of which only sell long guns, one also sells handguns) and a Wal Mart selling long guns less than ten minutes drive from my house (assuming decent traffic, which is a major assumption). There were two murders with handguns within El Paso City limits in 2010, one murder with a shotgun in Fort Bliss, and one murder with a pistol during a robbery in a strip joint just outside the city limits on I-10. There were thee other murders in El Paso, one beating, one stabbing, one deliberately or recklessly running a person over. The other border cities in Texas have similarly low murder statistics. These rates are lower than comparable American cities away from the border. Remember, this is in Texas where there is no registration of guns or license to buy. Admittedly our pistol carry laws leave a lot to be desired, but they are still more reasonable than New Jersey's, or Chicago's, for example.

Seriously, gun control doesn't work. It doesn't work in Mexico, it doesn't work in the American Rust Belt or anyplace else in the US. Unless, of course your goal is to make honest people easy picking for criminals, including the kind with badges or in office.

A.X. Perez

PS: We need to hand out a bunch of Spanish translations of The Weapons Shops of Ishtar [by A.E. van Vogt] to the people of Mexico.

[See also WikiPedia.

This fine book is—alas—out-of-print. My copy came from The Science Fiction Book Club which may (or may not!) still offer it.—Editor


HEADLINE: George Soros: The United States Must Stop Resisting The Orderly Decline Of The Dollar, The Coming Global Currency And The New World Order



In the video you are about to see, George Soros talks about "the creation of a New World Order", he discusses the need for a "managed decline" of the U.S. dollar and he talks at length of the global need for a true world currency.

So just who is George Soros? Well, he is a billionaire "philanthropist" who came to be known as "the Man Who Broke the Bank of England" when he raked in a staggering one billion dollars during the 1992 "Black Wednesday" currency crisis.

These days Soros is most famous for being perhaps the most "politically active" (at least openly) billionaire in the world. His Open Society Institute is in more than 60 countries and it spends approximately $600 million a year promoting the ideals that Soros wants promoted.

Soros and his pet organizations have played a key role in quite a few "revolutions" around the globe over the last several decades, but these days the main goal of George Soros is to bring political change to the United States.

Sick bastard!

Remember: Soros helped the NAZI's divide up the stolen goods taken from the dead Jews in WWII.

E.J. Totty

My Line in the Sand

Re: "TSA: I Just Don't Think Most People Get It" by Doug Newman

In TLE 601, Doug Newman asks:

Will you put up with national security roadblocks too? Will you be okay when a routine trip to the grocery store turns into an all-day event replete with TSA blueshirts rummaging through every item in your car and performing cavity checks on you and your kids? If you have nothing to hide you have nothing to worry about, right?

In a word, no. I will not allow that to stand. Should the TSA, or any other government agency, local, state, or federal, set up a regular stop-and-search roadblock on one of the roads near my house on which I regularly travel, I will pick a good day to die, do my best to sneak up on that roadblock, and shoot, with one of my 30-caliber rifles, as many of the goons manning the roadblock as I can, until I run through a magazine and run away, to repeat the exercise another day, or they kill me. That's not a threat, it's a promise.

I hope thousands of other Americans will join me.

Bill St. Clair

Infowars Today is up

It's up and running. Has been since the 16th of December. I've got a solid nucleus of a site now. Check it out.

Lucifer Geraldo

"I'm going to wake up the xombies and show them where the pitchforks are!"

In all sobriety and earnestness I ask the following question: How big would the US GNP have to get to pay off the national debt in ten years? I know a lot of you guys are inclined to repudiate or have other issues with the validity of the debt, but given governmental prolifigacy, if we could not get out of paying debt and had to pay in full in ten years and could only pay 45% of our income to taxes (no tax raises) how big GNP would we need to generate the tax revenues to do so?

Sure the answer is scary, and is impossible, but what's the number?

crazy al

To which L. Neil Smith replied:

Thanks, Al, I've been meaning to write about this for some time. Here's a start. Increasingly, I intend to demand repudiation of the debt, especially as the great bulk of it was accrued deliberately and corruptly, to benefit the lenders, whose puppets sit in Congress.

But to answer your question: the GNP can never get large enough, since attempting to pay the debt would destroy us as a civilization. I'm not sure you could call the result anything as tidy as a civil war. The people are better armed right now than at any time in history. The government has death rays, sonic disruptors, and something that causes birds to fall out of the sky and fish to die by the thousands.

And while we struggle for life and death among the ruins, United Nations "peacekeepers" would arrive on the east coast to "help" us out of anything we have left, while the Chinese—backed up by orbital weapons platforms and a moon base capable of "throwing rocks"—would land on the west coast with much the same thing in mind. The subsequent war between them, to carve out "spheres of influence" from San Diego to Atlanta would be the end of everything for us.

Repudiating the debt is dangerous enough. Attempting to pay it is cultural suicide.

L. Neil Smith

To which A.X. Perez replied:

Yeah, that's what I thought.

I brought it up trying to imagine how much wealth we would have to generate to:

A. Have no deficit.

B. Pay 1.4 trillion dollars year for the next ten years without raising taxes.

C. Do the above on private sector money only.

As I suspected the sums involved are somewhere between absurdly insane and Cthulhu has returned and destroyed all sanity totally fucking nuts.

On the other hand we would have to develop lunar colonies, settle the asteroids and Mars, create so many jobs that we would have all but zero percent unemployment (truly unemployable persons and people new in town who hadn't had time to apply for job basically.). The standard of living would have to rise to the point of unimaginable luxury.

So what if we do these things and dunp the parasites anyhow?

crazy al

And to which L. Neil Smith replied:

If you read nothing else of my writings, read and remember this. It was already a decade old when Renata heard me deliver it at the Future of Freedom Convention in Culver City in 1987. Robert Anton Wilson heard it there, too, and embarrassed me with his praise of it. I was very happy.

Unanimous Consent and the Utopian Vision

Utopian Neil

Activism Alert:

I have added a new article to the blog titled:

"What Are a Few Earmarks Between Friends!"

The Republicans in congress are already caving in—and they need a good swift kick in the pants. Read the story and then please let them know, in no uncertain terms, that they had better get with the program or else face the wrath of their constituency and the American people at large.


C. Jeffery Small

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