Monthly Archives: October 2013

Obamacare Failure…


Date: October 30, 2013

…While Media Focuses on Obamacare Glitches, Hundreds in MD Call for Universal Healthcare…

…While Media Focuses on Obamacare Glitches, Hundreds in MD Call for Universal Healthcare…

You know…Obamacare is garbage on its face, for a number of reasons…

Firstly…health care should not be a “for profit” business…That is not to say, that people who go into the health field and are successful should not have a prosperous career…but that bottom line profits, should never be a factor in anyones health care needs…What did Obama do?…He handed the pen and paper over to the health insurance corporations, who have shareholders to keep happy…And they designed this whole freaking mess, to play entirely to their own advantage…They are not going to lose a dime, in all of this. Many people are bound to get forced into paying, for policies which they still won’t be able to afford to use [they’ll still avoid going to the doctor’s office, if there are large co-pays] …and which still won’t cover their costs, should a serious illness or injury occur.

Secondly…people who are already insured, yet they are the struggling…the ones who will see their benefits slashed, while their premiums rise substantially [don’t scoff! I’ve already talked with real people, who are telling me that this is happening to them]…This is a direct assault, on their financial stability. It is not as though Obamacare is targeting the ultra wealthy, to pay for everybody else…A lot of people who are fighting to keep their head just above water, are going to get pulled under by this…mark my words…This is going to translate into an extra expenditure, which a lot of people simply cannot afford.

For the record…I have supported single payer, universal health care from the very start…Well, since I discovered that there was a real movement for it, anyway…If we had a universal plan in place, it was funded by government taxes…we designed an efficient system of delivery, production, etc….and we cut out the for profit corporations…and yes, we limited the legal liability of doctors, etc….I believe, it is entirely possible to have universal health care for everybody in the USA.

The problem is that these for profit insurance corporations, are getting in the way…and trying to steal an entire movement…monopolize it, I would even suggest.

Detractors of universal health care often speak of “the terrible side of free health care”…like never knowing how long you’ll have to wait…As if that isn’t true already, every time you visit the doctor when you’re fully insured by a for profit insurance corporation…Oh, boo hoo! …You might have to wait several hours for guaranteed care…What kind of a dim witted bozo, thinks this is not a good trade off, when faced with the prospect of crippling health care debt?

Having been in the VA health care system for years…I can personally tell you, the U.S. government already does this sort of thing…It is high quality care, in clean facilities, from friendly professionals…That has been my experience, anyway…And the VA health system, gets extremely high ratings amongst its user base…

…Universal health care could be the same thing, essentially, but on a larger scale…It is entirely possible…But the people need to take control, and take this matter out of the hands of for profit corporations…as a start.

You know…I shudder when I think about the coming months and years…I think even the poor people, who are allegedly going to be given government supplements to bring their costs down…even with that, they won’t be able to afford the extra bills…And many of them will still avoid going to the doctor…I have a hard time seeing, how Obamacare is going to be so great…

…Obama threw away, a golden opportunity to do something especially spectacular…

No…I am not under the illusion, that universal health care means “nobody has to pay”…But given the multiple trillions of dollars collected by the U.S. federal government annually…and all the places they find to waste money…It seems they could toss a couple hundred billion to health care for the masses, every year…This is a question of ethical priorities…The money is easily already there.

…Universal health care would cost $70 Billion for 2009 if enacted using a market-based approach, but this cost will grow rapidly if overall health care inflation is not tamed…

…Universal health care would cost $70 Billion for 2009 if enacted using a market-based approach, but this cost will grow rapidly if overall health care inflation is not tamed…

…Here is an interesting little read I found, from 2009…Unfortunately, it’s calculations are based upon a system where insurance companies are still deeply involved…But it gives some sort of concrete idea, as to a yearly cost for keeping everybody covered…70 billion, in 2009.

People Need to Know the Facts…


Date: August 26, 2009

People need to know the facts, before they pass judgement.

There is a lot of incomplete, and out right bad information [ie: stereotypes] out there, surrounding human sexuality.

This gives rise (and power), to many sexual superstitions…and the abusive persecution, of sexual minorities.

Bizley’s Break: Standing up for Pedophiles…


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…. Many of the things expressed in this Sub-Blog, I’ve addressed any number of times over the years. I don’t wish to analyze every video, etc., but I do find it valuable to share these kinds of video, etc., even if I disagree substantially with any of it…It’s important to acknowledge and embrace, that there are people out there, who are engaged in levelheaded discussion about “pedophiles”. – Steve

Date: October 18, 2013

01) Bizley’s Break: Standing up for Pedophiles



Compassion for Children, Compassion for Pedophiles:

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To The Spammer…

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Date: October 17, 2013

To the spammer who set a bot on my Contact Page, leaving well over 500 bits of spam dribble [I guess, the system just dumped the rest of them out, entirely] in my spam folder, between October 15, 2013 1:22 PM and October 15, 2013 1:26 PM…

WordPress has a rather nice spam catcher…I did not even have a clue this happened, aside from deleting half a dozen pieces of illiterate spam the other night…Then I got a “pop up” message, letting me know of the spam I’ve been saved from encountering [3,562 instances this month, alone]…It wasn’t till I looked in my “feedback” folder, and it’s “spam” sub-folder…that I actually understood someone attempted a spam attack on “Our Love Frontier”…

…Well…I am glad this is not the sort of thing I actually have too worry about! 🙂

All the same…I found some interesting discoveries I’d like to share with you, Zippy…

IP# You Used: 31.193.9.101

IP Owner: BurstNET

http://www.burst.net/

PH#: Toll Free – 1-877-BURSTNET

Local/Intl. – 570-343-2200

Physical Mailing Address:
BurstNET
PO Box 591
Scranton, PA 18501-0591 USA

Abuse Dept. Email: abuse@burst.net

I see the parent company is in the United Kingdom [Burstnet Limited, Unit 31, Greenheys, Pencroft Way, Manchester Science Park, Manchester, United Kingdom, M15 6Jj], but you are using the U.S. branch, located in Scranton Pennsylvania…

http://www.scrantonpa.gov/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scranton,_Pennsylvania

As to the roughly 30 pages of spam you left in my feedback folder…it’s not worth my time, to delete it all…and I’m holding onto it, for the time being…

If you do this again…You have my personal guarantee, Zippy…that I will contact your ISP, and lodge a formal complaint. There is no commercial ISP in business, whose terms of service allow for this type of abuse…

…If you want to be a problem…If you want to cyber stalk and harass…Then I have no qualms at all, with doing my part in seeing to it, that your internet service gets terminated…And that goes for anyone of you onlookers, who are up to no good.

…No…I am not as defenseless as you may think…

– Stephen Lewis Diamond

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Context, Context, Context…


Date: October 17, 2013

Regarding these curious websites that like to quote mine people like me [at least one of which has done a true hatchet job on me]…

…I would like to point out one of the mammoth omissions, which these people never like to include or explain…

I have expressed a lot of things over the years, which if taken isolated, might alarm some people…because they don’t understand the context, in which I expressed such a thing.

If you have any familiarity with me at all…then you know I am very prone towards writing long [or “longish”] essays…This is because I prefer to explore issues deeply, and to be thorough in explaining myself…

Some people like to make one or two line responses to others…I am not like that…It is my nature, to give a fully fleshed out response…which can expand on a lot of things, and a lot of contexts…I like to share this, in my writing…

…And you can never understand the heart and soul of my writing, nor my intent…by simply plucking a few bits out of it, that you can exploit…You virtually always need the lead in, and often the aftermath, to understand where those comments even fit into what I was trying to express…

If you are being denied this [IE: they won’t even give you a citation link, to my original content] …then you are not truthfully being given an honest picture of me.

One especially dirty trick…is cherry picking little bits of my writing, where I make some sort of comment about a sort of sex act, and/or how children and adolescents ought to be able to enjoy them just fine, provided they are not preconditioned to fear such acts…or so long as they are not in an environment, which will severely punish them [or their partner] if caught doing such things.

I’ve always spoken of these things, in terms of philosophical culture change…or what is possible, outside of an extremely prohibitive culture [like our current one in the USA].

…And these people obsessed with dragging me through the mud, will never tell you this.

My comments of this nature are never given in the context, of somebody else looking for “sex advice”, or “tips for how to get a kid in bed”…

…I have always offered these sorts of comments, in the context of understanding that there would be a cultural and social environment in place, that leaves people free enough [mentally and physically] to enjoy these sorts of companionship…that the artificial suffering, from being made to feel like a social outcast, simply would not be there…but instead, there would be an atmosphere of understanding and acceptance…a nurturing environment, that celebrated this form of love.

In that context…what I speak of, is entirely possible…It just takes a deeper human understanding, and a will to move past ignorance and phobia.

These websites, run by small minded people, intentioned on assassinating my character [amongst that of other, often very decent individuals]…They simply want you to think, that I have extreme and unbalanced viewpoints…or that I have some obsession with sex…or with children…or with sex with children…

Keep in mind, however…they are intentionally ferreting out those types of comments, to parade them in front of you, and make me seem like something I factually am not…

…If you do not know me…then you would almost absolutely be floored, at discovering the mountain of writing [and other content] I have done over the years, which these nefarious websites would never consider directing your attention towards…

On the contrary…some of the people behind these very same websites, have actively worked to censor me, and remove large amounts of my writing [and media] from the internet…so that you would never be able to see it, or read it…so that you would never be able to see me, but only the distorted caricature they wanted to present of me.

That collection of everything I have created, taken as a larger picture…is the key to understanding who I am, and what I am about…It is in this massive collection, that you come to realize I am a human being with strong ethics, enormous empathy and a reasonably sharp, creative mind…someone who suffers, and someone who loves…And people like me do have sound standing…We have true and valid grievances…Our lives can be perfectly well defended…We are a vital part of human culture…We are moral and ethical…and we belong.

I think this is what offends those small minded people, who would do such ugly things against people like me…They don’t want people like me to belong anywhere, except in the most wretched of circumstances…So they demonize us, and try to take our true identities away from us…They try to strip us of every right and freedom…because they wrongly fear us…And people like me, end up being the surrogate target for their hate…being treated like a punching bag, over everything bad that has happened to them in their own lives…but stuff which, factually, has absolutely nothing to do with me/us personally.

The people who commit these hostile acts of violation against us, have deep psychological problems…and an extreme deficiency of integrity and ethics…and some of them, are just flat out mean and cruel.

Don’t allow yourself to be blinded by these people.

It is easy to make anyone seem bad, if you have a lot of content to manipulate…But you only get to really know someone, by interacting with them and what they have created.

A Thought…


Date: October 13, 2013

If nothing can exist without “god”…and if everything springs from “god”…then by definition, everything in existence, be it an item, substance or life form…is some part of “god”.

In other words…if everything and everyone are explicitly connected to, and entirely dependent upon the existence of “god”…then everything and everyone is not only a manifestation of “god”…but everything and everyone is a tangible part of “god”.

…this would also include “satan”, leading to the curious point, that “satan” is simultaneously “god”…to some degree.

Is “god” 100% of “satan”, but “satan” only an infinitely tiny sliver of “god”?…

…And what percentage of “god”, does the entirety of everything in existence [items, substance, life form, concepts, etc, etc], make up?

….What fraction of “god”, is “god” holding back, in order to distinguish “god” from the rest of everything else?

A few things that probably don’t warrant a mention, and one or two that do…


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Date: October 11, 2013

…But, I wanted to post something anyway.

I am mostly just busy, working away on things like graphics…and the groundwork, on which I am going to base an import of the EQ Foundation, to Our Love Frontier…amongst several other websites, pages and projects.

The EQF website is going to be shutting down, and the resource is moving here. Ideally, I’d probably rather not have the EQF as a subsection of this blog [it really ought to be the other way around, since the EQF is the parent], but…I have not been properly maintaining the EQF website, and I don’t like some aspects of where it is hosted…so, I am moving it here.

Diamond Raw will eventually come back, the same way…but I’m undecided about the EQF Archive, which did not have a whole lot in it anyway…That one was more of a nostalgic shrine to the past…A walk down memory lane.

I am divorcing my activities from blog.com.

After a lot of personal consideration, I’ve decided to simply remove all links to my other blogs on blog.com. I am not going back there to publish…At most, that account will only be used for making comments on a few blogs at blog.com…And I don’t believe I even need it for that. I just wanted it to be known, that this removal was my own decision…I’ve been mulling it over for months…Nothing has forced my hand. I just believe it is time to cut from the past, and move on.

I’ll do something to revamp the links on the side, soon.

Identi.ca…LoL!…

…Has some busybody been out there, tattle telling on me, for having accounts in which I engage in perfectly legal, perfectly ethical behavior?…

Apparently, I “no longer exist” on identi.ca…which is a sort of “twitter hybrid” type site…I had the account for four or five years…subscribed to a couple of newsgroups on it…didn’t really do anything with it, beyond that…In fact, I’m kind of hard pressed to say why I even bothered placing a link to it on the OLF links page…I guess, I wanted to give them a little bit of publicity…Oh well!…I can live without them.

We can chalk this one up in the “I don’t care” category.

Blip.tv…I can live without them, also…very comfortably, I might add.

Blip.tv has changed a lot since I first opened up that account…They used to be a YouTube clone, but they have been marginalizing a lot of their user base, and anymore they just want people who regularly [and more professionally] create a frequent show…like, daily, weekly, or at least once a month…Everything about their site, anymore, is tailored to pushing you to crank out a new episode…and they want the “high quality” content producers…Which pretty well alienates people like me [I am not going to produce a “television program”]. It appears for the last year or so, someone at blip.tv has roaming the database, looking for any excuse to purge users…Whether I got “flagged for closure” because I’ve uploaded nothing new for many years, or someone soiled themselves over “M.A. Today” episodes, I cannot say for sure…But I find it curious, they did not lock my account…and I have 30 days, in which to go download my content…Not that I need to…They’ve been archived safely away, for years…Though I deleted most of those files, the few left can still be viewed…So, obviously they weren’t terribly horrified at the idea of more people viewing those files…

…To whatever extent forcing a long time account holder [in good standing] out of their account can be considered “friendly”…they’ve actually been fairly cordial and considerate…and even invited me to submit content in the future, for their consideration…No abrupt closure/suspension…They’re notifying me so I can come and collect my videos…They’ve said nothing about me being banned from their site…and the few videos I did not delete, can still be watched by anyone…

I am not sure if this is “the velvet hammer”, someone who maybe is leaning towards being sympathetic to me and why I am doing what I do, but they decided they just can’t have politically incorrect content on their site anymore? …or, they really just want to dump inactive users and people who aren’t making “tv shows”.

Blip.tv was going to be an extra place to upload episodes of my podcast [when it gets underway]…They never said anything to me about deleting files…though I’ve been contemplating clearing out that account for a long time, especially prior to starting the podcast. I am not ashamed of the old content…I just wanted to start anew…clear out the old.

Overall, it was an unused account, that I wanted to recommission.

Truth be told, I could never log into that account without feeling lost…It is not a very intuitive website…In fact, I think the way they have their “list” players is outright awful…It was hard to figure out, and remember…They’ve also been really overbearing, when it comes to forcing commercials into videos…and I was honestly just not liking blip.tv much, anymore…So, when the e-mail arrived…I was completely at ease with this. I really kind of loathe navigation of their website…Given everything to consider, this is not even remotely worth fighting over.

I am happy to say, that we are in mutual agreement over this parting of ways…No hard feelings.

Probably the only thing I seriously want to get back online, is the tenth anniversary, 2008 IBLD video I made…That’s worth keeping online…Isn’t it?…

I will be on a search, for a replacement for blip.tv…I’d like to have a couple, maybe three video hosting sites of this kind, so I can spread out a bit…when one is down, people have alternatives to go to…And if someone wants to be a jerk at one, well…the others are still up.

One last note…

…I genuinely do not expect the tone or content of “Our Love Frontier” podcast episodes, to cause people to fly off into a tizzy, and flag my accounts. I am going to strive for as balanced, neutral and “all encompassing”, as I can reasonably manage…I think, some people may be surprised, at my vision for this…This time around, I am going to be very conservative on how much I “tell it like it is”, without apology…I don’t want anything threatening this project…least of all, any trigger happy person at a web hosting site…So, I am keeping this soundly in the realm of classy, sensitive and smart…

Last time around…I was at a place in my life where I was so frustrated, that I just wanted to start screaming my realities…for many of us, our realities…just so that I knew, somebody on this planet was out here speaking this lesser told truth in life…I don’t think what got produced was without merit…but, it was ultimately a far cry from what I really wanted to be doing…That is why, after my initial upload, I more less left my blip.tv account dormant…and I never went back to producing the old style of content.

This time around, it’s just going to be a lot different…Sure, I may highlight conversations from within the BoyLove and Girl-Love communities…I may discuss news stories of interest to those communities…I may even give personal opinions and observations, as a BoyLover…I might explain some of my views on man/boy love issues, even…But there will also be alternative viewpoints given, and serious discussion on issues which prohibitionists bring up…All in all, I expect to mostly focus on stuff, that is not even directly explicit to the taboo sexual minorities.

It can be kind of hard to tell, given that my posting level has been low [though if you read BoyChat, it probably shows]…I have not exactly come full circle [after everything, I likely never could return to where I was in 1998], but…I am really not the same as I was in 2006, when I just wanted to take the world by storm and had a real fire under me…That phase of my life is long over…for better or for worse…I just want to keep the content that came out of that era around, for posterity…and I think a lot of good content came out of that era…probably much of my best writing…my most vital and relevant writing…even if a lot of it was controversial…I am actually proud of that content. The collection is part of who I am…and I paid a heavy investment on multiple fronts, just to share it with the world. I hope there are enough people out there with the depth of perspective, to see and understand it for what it honestly is.

…In short…The “mellow Steve-D” has returned…but I’ve still got oodles and oodles of content from multiple eras of the past, to repost…So, there might be some “fire crackers” from the past, still getting posted today…Some of this content never got posted at all, previously…I’ll back date a lot of it, too…so…Maybe, I’ll reserve modern day posts for new material…And all my fans who just can’t get enough of me, can go digging through the past to find…well…all sorts of stuff…Some might appeal.

– Stevie

PS: I am on a very deliberate sabbatical from BoyChat…I suspect some people [ie: my friends at BoyChat] may wonder about this, especially as it has taken place in the shadow of a very deeply personal traumatic event and loss…and my last appearance on BoyChat [which I was not intending to have, at that juncture], I pretty well bit the head off of someone [they deserved it, but still] who was I guess attempting to console me in that dark moment…There is history and bad blood, and I just want this individual to stay on their side of the fence…They don’t get to do all that they have done to BoyChatters, just to turn around and act kind…and pretend that all is smoothed over…

Fact is…my tolerance quotient for people who hunker down on BoyChat, just to habitually and chronically behave as a black plague on the board, day after torturous day…week after torturous week…moth after torturous month…the people who are constantly behaving like turds, and abusive towards the BoyChat community…my tolerance quotient for you sorts, was depleted at least a year ago…

…I think “martyr with a cause” pretty well raped and strangled to death, whatever good natured leniency I had left in me, for you sorts…I cannot keep myself submerged in that kind of a toxic atmosphere, anymore…It is bad for me, on multiple levels…and with my health being what it is, I don’t need this stress, nor the anger that comes with it.

I will return to BoyChat, eventually…There is nothing permanent about my leaving…I just seriously need a break, from all the crap.

One huge plus, is that since I am not reading BoyChat…I can really focus on my blog.

Don’t worry about me not being around…If you miss me, you can always come here…and I am easy to contact.

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