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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Rise of the Parasitic Anarchists

The new world order is becoming infected with parasitic anarchists.

Minyanville:
Anarchists Give Wealthy a Run for Their Money -- One a night, almost every night, for six months.

This is the pattern Berlin police have been following since the spring in a bizarre series of arsonist attacks on area luxury vehicles, particularly Mercedes (DAI), BMWs, and Porsches.

With 170 luxury vehicles reduced to burnt-out auto carcasses, Berlin police are estimating conservatively that at least 93 of these attacks were politically motivated. Particularly in Europe, it’s just the latest and most high-profile attack on symbols of wealth. And with the backlash against the rich -- and a Michael Moore film about Wall Street from Paramount Vantage (VIA) on the way -- it could just be the beginning...

related:
ana-mpa.gr:
Self-styled anarchists claim responsibility for firebombs against Greek embassy in Belgrade
riverfronttimes:
St. Louis Police Apologize to "Anarchists"
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Is Maurice Schwenkler a vandal, a radical leftist, a progressive, or simply an anarchist?

Maurice SchwenklerGawker:
Trans Anarchist Punk Arrested In Attack On Democratic Party HQ -- Either because they wanted conservatives blamed or because of the natural antipathy radical young leftists have for establishment liberals, two anarchists reportedly smashed up the Colorado Democratic party headquarters...
discussion:
Talking Points Memo:
UPDATED -- Attack On CO Dem HQ May Not Be What It Seems -- given that the person arrested has anarchist ties and is on the record as a vocal left-wing opponent of Obama, it looks like that interpretation was wrong. It now seems more likely that the goal was more straight-forward: to express anger at Obama and the Democrats...
Jessica Fender / Denver Post:
1 suspect in custody following Dem HQ vandalism in Denver — A 24-year-old arrested this morning on suspicion of smashing 11 windows at Colorado Democratic Party headquarters tried to conceal his identity while allegedly committing the crime, according to police descriptions.
discussion:
Conn Carroll / The Foundry: Morning Bell: A Sobering Wake Up Call
related:
Michelle Malkin:
Fake hate crime alert: Leftists vandalize Denver Democrat HQ; Dems smeared Obamacare foes — Nabbed: Left-wing Obamacare supporter Maurice Schwenkler, not Obamacare foes, arrested in attack on Denver Democrat HQ — I called out GOP fake hate crime perpetrator Ashley Todd last year …
discussion:
Jared Jacang Maher / The Latest Word: Is alleged Colorado Democratic Party headquarters window-smasher …
Amanda Terkel / Think Progress:
Colorado Democratic headquarters vandalized.
discussion:
John McCormack / Weekly Standard: Beware of Fake Hate Crimes, Cont.
GottaLaff / The Political Carnival: Once again, David Shuster listens
Elpresidente / Peoples Press Collective:
Smash-troturfing Vandal's Connections, No Apology from Dems' Waak …
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Global Guerrillas:
The US, GLOBALIZATION and the RED QUEEN -- [...] So, what are the parasites to this homogenous global system? Networks. They range from financial/corporate networks (per the recent financial crash) to terrorist networks (al Qaeda, etc.) to criminal networks (narco-gangs, MEND, etc.). All of these parasites are post-modern in that they don't adhere to any meaningful ideology that can replace the state (even al Qaeda envisions a decentralized feudal Caliphate as an end game). They all are in the process of co-opting global system functions (host functions) to achieve operational space for the advancing their evolutionary advantage. Unfortunately, per the Red Queen hypothesis, a rapidly evolving parasite's competition against a static, non evolving, homogenous host likely results in extinction of the host...
related:
Global Guerrillas: JOURNAL: Deviant Globalization
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Wired:
Exclusive Interview: Pirate on When to Negotiate, Kill Hostages --
Under what conditions would you kill the hostages?

Hostages — especially Westerners — are our only assets, so we try our best to avoid killing them. It only comes to that if they refuse to contact the ship’s owners or agencies. Or if they attack us and we need to defend ourselves...
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