Monthly Archives: July 2009

Collective Wisdom…


Date: July 16, 2009


What [name redacted] seems blissfully unaware of, is just how common a phenomena it is, for the masses to be subjected to false, and limited, information…to the point, where the masses start believing it, considering it “unquestionable”, and even repeating it as “fact”.

So, a “third” of the worlds population, self identifies as “christian”, by whatever criteria, they personally hold [which often conflicts, with the criteria of others]…big deal…So what?

“Collective wisdom” of the masses, is often not wisdom, at all…but, it is instead, manipulation.

Inside the Insurance Industry…


Date: July 08, 2009

01) Inside the Insurance Industry


“A former insurance executive comes clean about industry practices designed to kick the sick off the rolls and rip off patients to make obscene profits.”

I just had to bring this issue forward…because, frankly, I see this as one of the primary industries, which is destroying the USA…and no, I do not just mean “health insurance”…

…I mean, “insurance”, in general.

In my opinion, these businesses are amongst the biggest crooks active, today.

Oh fine, sure, yes…

…If you’ve got a lot of money, and you can afford lots of expensive things, which you would want to be reimbursed for should they be damaged or destroyed…I am sure, it is not a big deal, and in that case you should pay up.

…but, for a growing mass of our population, who are scraping everything they have together, just to get by…this is not an easy trade off…They don’t have money, spilling out of their pockets.

Every six months, when my vehicle insurance comes due…I loose in excess, of one weekly paycheck to it…and when you are at my income level, that really hurts.

The elephant in the room [and actually, there are a few of them], is that I have never been involved in any vehicle accident, for which it was my fault…I was just the hapless bozo, who happened to be at “that” spot, at exactly the wrong time. I have an excellent driving record, and that’s not even an issue of debate…Yet, they stick it to me, every six months…and the very first time I made the mistake of filing a claim…BAM!…my premiums shot up, from then on…

All those many, many years of driving and paying them money, without a single claim filed…and the day I finally need them, they decide that, “Okay, just for that, we’re making your insurance premiums, even uglier!”…

This hurts, because they’re bleeding money out of my pocket, when I desperately need to keep it in my own pocket, and put it away for emergencies, maybe investment…or, heck, some weeks, maybe even just to buy food to eat…You feel like, for all the fighting that you do to survive, these businesses are there just to keep pushing you down, and stealing away any ground that you manage to gain.

We have to have vehicle insurance, by law…Which is another elephant in the room, because these companies are riding the gravy train, with clientele who are held hostage to this system. We have to pay out all this money, just so that we don’t get a citation and have our vehicle impounded, should some police officer find out we are driving without insurance. This “transaction”, is literally enforced, by people who carry guns, fine you and seize your property, should you fail to comply…

By my definition, this sounds like coercion, and “agreement” made under duress…

I understand the utility in the concept of insurance, mind you…I just cannot see, why it is allowed to be such an overbearing burden…

…and the thing which truly angers me, is that once you have been bitten…you are extremely reluctant, to ever file a claim with these people again…

All the money you pay it, is essentially being thrown out the window…or flushed down the toilet, because it does absolutely no good for “you”, from the day you pay it, onward.

Not so long ago, my vehicle was vandalized at my place of employment. In spite of the fact that they have insurance for this kind of thing, my employer refused to even discuss this with me (their insurance should have paid it), and I was told to take care of it, through my own insurance company (Yeah, right…Fat chance!). After discussing it with my insurance company, I would have still had to have paid half the costs…which is to say, I might as well have just pulled out my wallet, and made a third, premium payment to them, for the year. Of course, I was very concerned, about what future insurance bills were going to look like, should I file a claim…

…and thus, the kick in the balls here, is that for all the money I’ve paid in…I’m left too scared, to actually file a claim, because I know they are just going to turn around, and sock it to me, later…and I cant afford that.

But, it had to be taken care of, so…I went to a salvage yard, got the part I needed, and had a local body shop paint it, and install it…all for about half, of what I would have paid, had I let the insurance company handle it.

The sick joke in this story, is that I paid all this money to these people…Yet, it was clearly in my better interest, to just “bite the bullet”, and pay for the damages, entirely out of my own pocket…So, what good, did having insurance even do for me, here?

Yes, yes…I know, if I ever ended up in a bad accident, it was my fault, and others were killed, I’d be glad to have the insurance…but, still…It just really grinds me, how the realities of this insurance model, actually do play out, typically.

Now, getting to health insurance in the USA…this is clearly an abomination…

Personally, I am uninsured…but, being a vet, I do get free health care through the veterans administration…The only down side to this, is having to travel so far, in order to experience it…which is a pain.

I’ve been offered health insurance, through my employer…but, this is a small business…and the plan stinks.

I could have given up, one quarter (or more) of my weekly paycheck, which would have been devastating, in itself…just to realize the “benefit”, of still having to pay 40% of all doctor visit charges, and other medical bills…utterly insane, in all honesty.

These companies want you to hand all this money over to them…but, after accepting it, they still want you to bend over, and fork over another quarter (or worse) of your weekly paycheck, should you visit the doctor…It is just atrocious, what is going on…and a lot of people, absolutely cannot afford it…Which is why so many US citizens are uninsured (in, supposedly, the most wealthy nation on earth).

Consequently, whatever medical work I have done locally (ie: dental), I pay for out of my own pocket…because the few hundred dollars this costs me every year, is nowhere near as horrible, as the large bite these insurance companies want to take out of me.

I am not alone in this quandary.

These insurance companies are killing, so many of us…and there has got to be a massive change, in how health care is dealt with.

If it were up to me, insurance on health care, would be done away with completely…and, the health care industry, would take an extreme pay cut.

If health care costs do not come down willingly, then the health care industry is in for a rude awakening, because it will be left with scarcely few clients who can afford it, and making a livelihood out of it will be a thing of the past.

It is hard for me to say this, because I have a strong disdain for the government, and watching yet another realm of our lives fall under it’s control, really leaves me torn…

…but, I do know that profiting, and becoming wealthy, on the “commodity” of sick people, is as treacherous and despicable, as anything can be…

Ones health, should not be held in the balance, of a “for profit” industry…That much is clear to me…

We desperately need, a new approach to health care, in the USA…and, those who are just in it for the profit, have no business making the rules, and forcing the rest of us to live by them…Many of us, will die because of their concern for profits…

I don’t “want”, to see another government entitlement program…

…but, I want to see another system, set up, ran and manipulated by insurance companies, even less.

By Virtue of Omission?…


Date: July 6, 2009

Note: TheWoodsOfJordan was a very fundamentalist Christian YouTuber…A young person, espousing ideological viewpoints…the kinds we get bombarded with, relentlessly. Apparently, he and his wife have fallen on some very hard times…In addition, from what I have been able to decipher, he turned away from his own fundamentalist background. This likely is why the video is no longer available…I don’t know.

Oh my goodness…

…So, according to “TheWoodsofJordan” [Is that some subliminal message, about what gets him horny?], by virtue of the fact that, the bible ascribes words to jesus, which denote a heterosexual relationship, and omit any mention of homosexual marriage…this means, homosexual marriage is wrong?

Gee folks, not only are we condemned by what the bible allegedly says…but, we are condemned by anything it does not say, as well…

…How utterly convenient…

You know…aside from the passage in leviticus (I believe it is), which briefly mentions “man laying with man, as man lays with women”…the bible has nothing to say, in reference to condemning homosexuality…and even that passage, is open to speculative interpretation.

Some people often deduce their own prejudice, out of the voids presented to them…This is a chronic stumbling block, in christianity.

It’s like a “fill in the blanks”, exercise…in a “choose your own adventure”, kind of way.

Interpret what you want, where you want…so long as the bible is vague enough, to allow the elbow room…

Gee…Isn’t that the same sort of thing, so many religious people like to accuse atheists of doing, while scoffing and condemning them for it?

You know…The bible does not permit this exact same right to self interpretation, and assertion of your interpretation “as truth”, which you evoke and enjoy, whenever you are dictating all of these dogmatic ideologies, to the rest of us.

In fact, by doing so…one who understands the modern, and historic embodiment of the bible, and it’s political influence, might be inclined to suggest, that “you” (woodsofjordan), may be an agent of satan, trying to corrupt the message of the bible…and supplant it with your own viewpoints.

Such an assertion, would be well within the logic framework, of christianity, itself.

Oh, and by the way…

…”A man and a woman, shall come together to become one flesh”, is just basic biology…

Of course, if you do not have male and female elements of reproduction, you will never get a baby…which is the “one flesh”, that they become.

Many religions, especially ancient ones, had amongst their primary goals, increasing their own power and influence…One of the most obvious practices towards realising such goals, was making lots of babies, and causing a population explosion, amongst it’s followers.

There was little use, as relates to these goals, for people who were not breeders.

This is why, heterosexuals are overwhelmingly preferential, in the eyes of many ancient, expansionist religions.

Religions which have come about in more modern times, where paradigms of population explosion are no longer practical, and they have to think about issues of expansion differently…these religions tend to embrace homosexuality, far more…They don’t consider it a threat, or hindrance, to their own power.

“Should I Come Out, As An Atheist [Teen]?”…


Date: July 6, 2009

…YouTube Video…

There is no singular, “right” or “wrong” answer, here.

It is important to be true to yourself, but mitigating circumstances might make surviving this stage of your life easier, if ignorant people (who hold much power, over how smooth your life will flow) are deprived of a few bits of information.

Once you can get away from overbearing, ignorant people…You will be in a much better place, to take a public stance.

Even though, “I” believe they should not be able to get away with forced participation, or harassment that goes well beyond the level of tame ribbing…

…this is just the reality of life, when you are in some way, part of a unique minority.

There are always going to be people out there who reject you, who attack you and who work to make your life miserable.

That is a scourge, within our species.

“Perverted Justice”: The Quality Of It’s Cast…


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Date: July 1, 2009

01) Former ‘Perverted Justice’ Member Arrested for DDoSing Rolling Stone, Radar

Why am I not surprised?…

…because, this is exactly amongst the kinds of sleazy, underhanded, no good behavior, for which the criminals of “Perverted Justice” are infamously known.

When they don’t get their way, they just resort to attacking people, any way they please, thinking that they are above the law.

This is the quality of character, that “Perverted Justice” has attracted, and fostered, throughout it’s miserable existence. So many of the members of “Perverted Justice” [past and present], are just flat out criminals and sociopaths, with a cruel, sinister disposition, unspeakable contempt towards other human beings, and a twisted obsession with exploiting the pedophile panic, for profit and personal thrill seeking.

I don’t really “like” to pay much mind to groups like this, nor to spend my valuable time, dedicated to such cretins…

…but, there is no question, they have been pining for my attention, for quite a while…and I think I am going to get back to a project I started some time ago, which is focused on “Perverted Justice”.

It is high time, that this hate group cult, be brought down, and brought to justice.

The more people exposing the truth about “Perverted Justice”, the better.

Do read that article…It is quite revealing.

Philip John Eide [xavier von erck]…being so immature, sociopathic and spiteful, as to turn on his former friend and ally, just to spend months chronically posing as a woman, to seduce this guy [cybersex, and everything]…and set him up to ruin his life…

…and that guy, is not even known to be a “pedophile”…

Yes, “Perverted Justice” leader, Philip Eide, has a knack for sociopathic behavior, being a bully and a menace…and it goes way back.

It’s easy to see just why he lives in hiding, today…given all that he has done to other people…He keeps his own behind, well outside of anyone’s immediate reach, and quite well hidden…He likes to torment and bully, behind the anonymity, just like his “associates”.

For someone who acts as though he were “in the right”, it is curious how he’s not got the guts to actually face the people he targets…and his “associates” follow, in lock-step.

Anyway…There is a lot to expose about “Perverted Justice”, and I intend on inclusion of them, in a project dedicated to online hate groups, cyberstalking, online threat, etc, and what you can do to fight back.

Thank you, to Newport News (at BoyChat), for posting this link.

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