Coffee, Tea, or Should We Feel Your Pregnant Wife's Breasts Before Throwing You in a Cell at the Airport and Then Lying About Why We Put You There?
measl at mfn.org
Tue Dec 21 08:38:10 PST 2004
On Tue, 21 Dec 2004, Tyler Durden wrote:
> put it this way it starts to make some sense. In other words, avoiding
> travel whenever possible will (when added to sheeple starting to do the same
> because of all the terible screening stories) eventually start putting some
> squeeze on the airlines.
I expect that "eventually" in this context would == (hours to [one or two]
> (But then again, DC has plenty of our tax dollars ready to bail out an
> incompetent set of airline managers.) It won't hurt at least.
Even DC can't bail out *all* the airlines. That kind of boycott *would*
hurt, and hurt badly. And *fast*.
> As for the former, I am suprised you even need examples...asking for them
> weakens your main point.
> There are plenty of examples to be had, and I'll give you an easy one.
> You're a hot looking, leggy and not super-bright saleschick that ALWAYS
> makes the sale in person (read: Big Bonuses), and much less frequently over
> the phone (read: failed sales quotas and eventual layoff). Your territory is
> "Northwest" meaning Oregon, NO Cal, Washington, Vancouver, and lots of those
> weird states over there like Idaho and whatnot. You can't possibly drive
> fast enough to make all your meetings in your territory. Will you...
> 1) Phone it in
> 2) Do some kind of lameass video conferencing
> 3) Fly
> 4) Get a job at McDonalds
First of all, this is a *great* example of why flying is an *option*, and
not a "requirement". That said, option number 4 is the obvious choice -
however, our leggy bimbo's mileage may vary.
The people of this country have long lost their voice for anything but
whining about how bad things are. Since collectively, our economic voice
is our loudest voice, it is the one that should be used for the effecting
of immediate and comprehensive change. The various non-arguments against
this all amount to the same thing: "we want change, but we don't want to
have to do anything that might also have any kind of unpleasantness
associated with it". Fuck that shit. Either you believe that this shit
is wrong, and you are willing to put your money where your mouth is, or
you can STFU when the nice TSA lady jams her fist up your ass looking for
a reason to show you who's really in charge here.
sysadmin at mfn.org
Civilization is in a tailspin - everything is backwards, everything is
upside down- doctors destroy health, psychiatrists destroy minds, lawyers
destroy justice, the major media destroy information, governments destroy
freedom and religions destroy spirituality - yet it is claimed to be
healthy, just, informed, free and spiritual. We live in a social system
whose community, wealth, love and life is derived from alienation,
poverty, self-hate and medical murder - yet we tell ourselves that it is
biologically and ecologically sustainable.
The Bush plan to screen whole US population for mental illness clearly
indicates that mental illness starts at the top.
Rev Dr Michael Ellner
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