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Keith Preston

Updated News Digest November 29, 2009

Why Read the Sunday Papers When You Can Read AttacktheSystem.Com! Quotes of the Week: “That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane individual has ever given his assent.”                                                                                           -Aldous Huxley “I don’t fight for lost causes, I fight for causes not […]

The PC Left is the New Moral Majority

So says a free speech attorney. This statement is particularly pertinent: “Just when the decency police and moral values group have been all but defeated in the courts–both of law and public opinion–a new threat has emerged from our left flank: political correctness,” he continued. “The leftist thought […]

H. L. Mencken: Anarchist of the Right?

by Anne Ollivier-Mellio [Keith: I translated this from the original French using online translation technology, so it’s a bit of a rough read in places. I eschewed further editing, so as to avoid additional deviations from the original.] Mencken: anarchist of the right? Oxymoron or mere provocation? Is […]

Updated News Digest November 15, 2009

Why Read the Sunday Papers When You Can Read AttacktheSystem.Com! Quote of the Week: “Humanity only finds peace in death. Life is struggle.”                                                                            -Chris Donnellan “The prevailing idea of what it means to be modern is a post-Christian myth. Christians have always held that there is only […]

Camille Paglia: Last of the Open-Minded Liberals

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/10/camille_paglia_last_of_the_ope.html by Danny Huddleston [Keith: While I agree with much of the analysis in this, I disagree that the economic policies of the Obamaites can rightfully be classified as “socialist” or “communist.” Obamanomics is closer to corporatism, or “state-capitalism,” i.e. fascism. As an example see this critique of […]

New Statement of Purpose for AttacktheSystem.Com?

Here’s a new statement of purpose I am proposing for AttacktheSystem.Com: AttacktheSystem.Com is maintained by American Revolutionary Vanguard, a dissident tendency within North American anarchism.  It is our contention that the mainstream of the anarchist movement has become unduly focused on left-wing cultural politics, countercultural lifestyle matters, and […]

Updated News Digest November 1, 2009

Why Read the Sunday Papers When You Can Read AttacktheSystem.Com! Quotes of the Week: “”The present state of public affairs shows clearly enough that the State is the poorest instrument imaginable for improving human society, and that confidence in political institutions and political nostrums is ludicrously misplaced. Social […]

Updated News Digest October 25, 2009

Why Read the Sunday Papers When You Can Read AttacktheSystem.Com! Quotes of the Week: “A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery.” “Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.” “Politics is war without bloodshed, while war […]

Saddam Hussein's Pre-War Prisoner Amnesty Program

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2343843.stm Iraq ’empties its jails’     Iraqi television has been showing pictures of joyful prisoners leaving jail, shortly after the authorities announced an unprecedented general amnesty.A nationally televised statement from the Revolution Command Council, read by Information Minister Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf, said the “full and complete and […]

Updated News Digest October 18, 2008

Why Read the Sunday Papers When You Can Read AttacktheSystem.Com! Quote of the Week: “For what is freedom? That one has the will to self-responsibility. That one maintains the distance which separates us. That one becomes more indifferent to difficulties, hardships, privation, even to life itself. That one […]

Updated News Digest October 11, 2009

Why Read the Sunday Papers When You Can Read AttacktheSystem.Com! Quote of the Week: “”The Rothschilds, and that class of money-lenders of whom they are the representatives and agents — men who never think of lending a shilling to their next-door neighbors, for purposes of honest industry, unless […]

Fascism with a Multicultural Face

Over at the website for the Center for a Stateless Society, Kevin Carson has a very good article taking down the center-left liberal retards who regard the state as nothing more than One Big Cub Scout Master. Carson demonstrates how stupid this perspective is even from the point […]

Updated News Digest September 20, 2009

Why Read the Sunday Papers When You Can Read AttacktheSystem.Com! Quote of the Week: “Racist, sexist, homophobe, birth-certificate denier, 9-Eleven denier, moon-landing denier, lookist, logist, and all the rest of the epithets used by the enforcers of political correctness are despicable. As Murray Rothbard said, if someone advocates […]

Updated News Digest September 6, 2009

Why Read the Sunday Papers When You Can Read AttacktheSystem.Com! Quotes of the Week: “As political and economic freedom diminishes, sexual trends compensatingly to increase. And the dictator…will do well to encourage that freedom in conjunction with the freedom to daydream under the influence of dope, movies, and… […]

A Dissection of Classical Marxism

by Keith Preston Three important works by Karl Marx, written early in his career as a revolutionary theorist, contain the core ideas that would provide the foundation of the vast intellectual system later to be identified with his name. Among these are his conceptions of historical materialism, class […]

Updated News Digest August 30, 2009

Why Read the Sunday Papers When You Can Read AttacktheSystem.Com! Quote of the Week: “Most of the official left has retreated into the loving arms of Whole Foods culture and the self loathing feel-goodism of identity politics.”                                                                                                               -Dylan Hales “It may be that the Old Right will […]

Why Conservatism is a Failure

by Keith Preston Review of Critchlow, Donald T. The Conservative Ascendency: How the GOP Right Made Political History. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2007.               Donald Critchlow traces the history of modern American conservatism from its inception in the 1950s as an intellectual synthesis of the American […]

Decentralizing the Decentralist Movement

For three years in a row, between 2006 and 2008, a North American secessionist convention was held where delegates from actual secessionist organizations and interested observers gathered to discuss the possibility of decentralizing the United States into smaller political units. Thus far, it does not appear there will […]

Updated News Digest August 23, 2009

Why Read the Sunday Paper When You Can Read AttacktheSystem.Com!! Quote of the Week: “A brilliant developer in Southern California did a market survey, and he found that in the area where he had the property, so he had to do the development, conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats […]

Gandhi: Politics, Economics and the Backlash

by Keith Preston I. Gandhi as Spiritual Godfather of the Indian Independence Movement II. Critics of Gandhi and the Conservative Hindu Backlash   Early Life and the Beginnings of Gandhi’s Radicalism                        Mohandas K. Gandhi originated from India’s business caste and grew up amidst Vaishnovite and […]

Updated News Digest August 16, 2009

Why Read the Sunday Paper When You Can Read AttacktheSystem.Com! “You’re cultivating disrespect for government in your children!” protested a relative not long ago. “Every way I can think of doing so, with each opportunity that presents itself, every single day that God sends me!” I responded. Children […]

The Fruits of Anarchist "Anti-Racism"

“Certain attitudes derived from the New Left and the so-called counter-culture permeated neo-anarchism and had a deleterious effect upon it. Chief among these was elitism. It was the common belief among the New Left that the majority of the population were “coopted”, “sold-out”, “racist” and “sexist”. For the […]

Updated News Digest August 2, 2009

Quote of the Week: “My political opinions lean more and more to Anarchy (philosophically understood, meaning abolition of control not whiskered men with bombs) — or to ‘unconstitutional’ Monarchy. I would arrest anybody who uses the word State (in any sense other than the inanimate realm of England […]