Monthly Archives: September 2014

Lockie Leonard (10 episodes)…


Date: September 13, 2014

…Popcornflix: Lockie Leonard (10 episodes)…

I happened across this reservoir of Lockie Leonard episodes, at Popcornflix.com. It’s the first ten episodes of the series…and I have no idea, if they plan to add more…I hope they do, though.

slvrspun [of BoyChat] has posted about this series in the past, and I’ve seen clips from it which make it sound intriguing.

It reminds me of Malcolm in the Middle, in style…a bit on the goofy side, but funny and cute.

Thought I would share this link, for those who might enjoy it.

Cropsey…

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Date: September 14, 2014

…Viewster: Cropsey…

“This is the story of two filmmakers who discover that the urban legend of their young days has become true and thus decide to solve the mystery that involves five children who went missing as well as the man who was held responsible for their disappearances.”


I offer this selection released in 2009, for it’s provocation of deeper discussion and thought on the topic of true predation of children.

— Steve

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Michael Moore Puts Obama’s Legacy In Sad, Simple Terms…


Date: September 13, 2014

01) Michael Moore Puts Obama’s Legacy In Sad, Simple Terms


“Political documentarian Michael Moore has repeatedly expressed his frustrations with President Obama, but this week he really stuck the knife in, saying in an interview that Obama will be remembered as the first black president and “that’s it.”
Moore spoke with The Hollywood Reporter at the Toronto Film Festival (which Moore attended to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Roger & Me) and said that despite what Obama may have claimed in 2012, he “did not save Detroit.” Moore admitted that while Obama’s done many good things, “he’s been a huge disappointment.””* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

*Read more here from Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
https://www.mediaite.com/online/michael-moore-slams-obama-all-hell-be-remembered-for-is-first-black-president/

COMPUTER SEX CRIMINALITY…

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Date: September 13, 2014

Thank you to Pederastia, for finding and sharing this video…It is a very interesting find.

…In fact, this thread is full of interesting stuff.

…Intellectuals discussing the ethics of the injustice of making child pornography…

…Intellectuals discussing the ethics of the injustice of making child pornography…

…COMPUTER SEX CRIMINALITY…


“Judith Levine, author and activist with The National Center for Reason and Justice, explains how the majority of people with a computer connected to the Internet ARE sex criminals—often without even knowing it.

This discussion follow a showing of Lawrence Brose’s 1997 16mm film “de Profundis” at the Mix 24 Film Festival.

Brose was charged with downloading child pornography from a German website & images from the film—which do not exist except in the mind of the prosecutors—and which the jury trying a case like this are not even allowed to see the alleged “child pornography”.

If anyone with access to your computer ever even visited intentionally or accidentally, a porn site, malware/spyware/etc. could be transmitting illegal images you don’t even know exist.
Approximately three out of every four computer owners connected to the Internet are unknowing & innocent sex criminals. 1984 has arrived.”


Not much information featured here is new to me…but it’s always nice to have additional pieces of media to add to the collection.

— Steve

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This American Life: 534: A Not-So-Simple Majority…


Date: September 12, 2014

…534: A Not-So-Simple Majority…

“We take it for granted that the majority calls the shots. But in one NY school district, that idea — majority rules — has led to an all-out war. School board disputes are pretty common, but not like this one. This involves multimillion-dollar land deals, lawyers threatening to beat up parents, felony criminal charges, and the highest levels of state government. Meanwhile, the students are caught in the middle.”

Wow…

…This story really underscores one of the problems with “closed communities”, and with the mindset that “We are the majority [or in power], so we don’t have to negotiate with anyone”…

So called “closed communities” to often do not get along well, with everyone else they are attempting to remain alienated from.

This is a very curious situation, where an self alienated Jewish community [highly orthodox religious], decided that it did not like having to pay for public schools [amongst other services] which it refused to use…So, it organized and seized a controlling majority of a public school education board, which governs over schools they wont even use…seemingly, in order to force Jewish religious schools onto the public tax system, and alleviate this Jewish community from paying taxes towards public schools.

By most accounts, it seems they are engaged in illegal behavior…amongst other highly questionable behavior…to say the least.

The communities which use these schools have been alienated, and cant seem to win a seat on the board in elections…and they’ve watched their schools be gutted, essentially.

Naturally…there are a lot of very angry people.

One thing that struck me, early on…is the comment by the guy who equated having special needs Jewish kids receive services on public school grounds with being “tortured”…

…This really underscores the isolationist, manipulative nature of “closed communities”…

In reality, children are very resilient…and this sort of broader exposure to diverse people, is generally considered a very good thing, for any child’s psychological, emotional and social development…It helps them understand how to get along with, understand and be a part of other groups around them. Sure…they might be uncomfortable the first time or two, when going into a public school…but Jewish children can get accustomed to it, like anybody else.

…This type of talk feels an awful lot like the imposed social phobias of adults in that “closed community”…more so, than any objective description of a real Jewish child’s experience.

The children don’t choose their community…It is imposed upon all of us, no matter who we are…which is amongst the stronger reasons, why it leaves me with such an ill feeling, witnessing children in these “closed communities”…seeing children molded by them…

Groups that wont integrate with other communities, and that don’t share a healthy, necessary respect for the communities they live alongside….those groups are very bad, for any culture…and they stunt their own children, socially.

When are people going to learn, that the first and most important community we all belong too, is the human community?

Everything else regarding social identity, needs to take a very distant back seat to this…Because if we never have the basics of peaceful coexistence [and preferably, both love and respect] down…then everything else will be marred, by the social problems we’ve created in not loving our fellow humans.

I go through phases…


Date: September 12, 2014

01) In response to this

Thank you, for that.

A lot of times, I stay away from here because as soon as I load up the index…the day is gone…

I need to focus on not visiting BC, if I want to get anything else done online…Otherwise, it’s just not happening.

Sometimes, I just don’t have the…whatever it is, it takes…to really put anything out there…And I go through that phase, it seems a lot…Though I’m usually right back at something, within a few weeks.

…And there is the atmosphere here…sometimes, it does push me away…because it feels so hostile and repellent…and that’s just not what I need to be exposed too.

Probably the worst part, is visiting the board to find it a warzone…looking at the nicks involved…and thinking, “who even knows, who these people are behind this?”…And it just becomes harder to recognize the genuine BLs from any bottom feeding troll…It also gets very difficult, to read motives…This place feels like debasement…anarchy…

…When it rightly should be a sound place, that we can come back too…

…One of the reasons I get so angry with people who play these kinds of manipulative, debasing games…is because they are stealing what this board means to us, from us…They are stealing from us, whatever good BC has offered our lives…or what it might continue to offer us.

…And that is a stab, right to the heart…It’s a declaration of war.

I shared the story about middy, in part…because I wanted to discuss a bit about the flip side of the coin…and about what things used to be like in this community, if you dug a bit deeper.

…I’ve always had a strong distaste for it, whenever people rebuff how this community used to be better, with the “rose colored glasses” cliché…often continuing on, to cite that the boards atmosphere has always had a lot of in fighting…lots of storms…

…What they’ve failed to realize, is that I’ve not been talking about the posting trends on BC’s index…nor disputing their history…What goes on here, is the shallow, often trivial face of our community…

…What I talk about as being gone, or lost…is all the tangible stuff that took place, when you dug below the surface…That was the true heart of this community…The fact that we weren’t held hostage to “just this board”, and that we had real contacts and relationships with each other…

…The trolls here, did not really matter…They could be ignored…The rest of us could just step away, and ignore them…In addition, there were enough friends, who would stick up for each other…that a lot of people would have your back…

…That just does not exist, anymore…

It feels like this board has a pendulum, that swings back and forth…between the troublemakers running rampant, and the stable minded coming back to restore intelligence and order…kindness, even.

…We used to have a healthier balance here, that used to keep the troublemakers in their place…Their effect on this board, was much better tempered.

…That is not “rose colored glasses”…It’s dead cold fact.

Maybe…in all fairness…some of those who dispute my accounts, had a substantially different experience with BoyChat, than what I did.

…But the loss is extremely real, to me…and I know that I am not the only one.

Respect is Gold…


Date: September 09, 2014

01) Re: You’re life’s purpose

“Too many here love to seize on other’s pain for cheap gags and they make me sick. Their sense of ‘principle’ and their skewed logic is mind blowing.”

If I said “Thank You!” a million times over, it would not be enough…You mirror my sentiment, exactly.

…At times, I just want to rip out my own hair in frustration, when witnessing the worst aspects of the human being overwhelming this board.

That may be a judgment call…but if ones attraction to this board is the opportunity to tare into someone, to verbally berate and beat someone else down…to hurt and injure somebody here…That person is not my brother…they are not my sister…and they have no rightful place amongst us, which I recognize.

Everybody should be afforded grace, for those moments they have to genuinely let it out, and scream at the world…or take out their frustrations, by trading blows with the willing…

…But grace is not an endless reservoir, to be exploited and disrespected…

…Those chronic cases, who play games with our grace and tolerance, are a whole other matter, entirely.

Respect is gold, on a board like this.

Those who never learn to realize this, dismiss themselves to something only fit to be ignored.

One caveat I must express, however…

…middy…

…A number of people have lumped middy into that general sort of category, over the years…And I’ve always thought, “you just don’t know middy”…

…middy, in all actual truth, is a very kind and decent person…who comes off cynical, silly…flippant…quite a lot…

Years ago, when I was unemployed…middy reached out to me, and gave me a “heads up” on something, which I shouldn’t really elaborate on…But the point is, he opened parts of his private life up to me, in order to help me in a tangible way…and you just do not get that from most people.

Today…I like to think of middy, as BoyChat’s resident Yoda…kind of setting there with his cane, and silly voice [and big, pointy, green ears?]…prodding the rest of us on…maybe pointing out folly, or that we should contemplate deeper what we have expressed…what we face…

…Maybe he is here to constantly remind us, to stop taking ourselves so seriously…no matter what, the world goes on…

I never have viewed middy as being hateful or nasty towards others, like a few others have implied.

middy is amongst the verified good people here…Even though he acts like a clown, or a little stinker, most of the time…

Baring the Burden…


Date: September 09, 2014

01) Why we should take the hard road

A lot of times, I’ve felt like…what happens to BLs and GLs, is akin to the bullied kid in school getting blamed for it, when he “took the wrong path to class”, and got beat up for crossing paths with the school bullies.

It’s a stacked deck…the dice are loaded…fairness has nothing to do with it.

This culture does not value equally, all who get bullied within it…and that is one core factor, which needs to be changed.

When it comes to needs…this may be the impossible question…What need is greater?…Who’s need is greater?…When is it greater?…How is it greater?…

…Who makes this decision?…and will it hold true, through all time and circumstance?

I’ve spent years, wrestling with Infinity Extreme’s exact same questions…And that thread did catch my attention…I just haven’t really responded…until now, I suppose.

It’s kind of a “Steve-D-ism”, anymore…when I talk about how much I hate the very idea…that I am one day going to be on my death bed [or in some state of dying], reflecting back on my life…and knowing that I have been forced to live a diminished and demeaned existence in this world…That I never really had a chance to do, what I consider to be living a life and being happy…That normalcy for me, has always been held out of reach…and this has caused a lot of other things, to fall out of balance…become harder…or impossible.

The last thing I want, is to be an angry person…but I do not believe their is any more severe way to crush a person…than to take away fulfillment, purpose and joy in their life…To make them fear not only what they are…but fear all consequence, for what they might do…To put them at perpetual war, with their own biological and psychological needs…

…You can’t really fight what exists under your own skin, and in your own psyche…Not something like this…You are condemning yourself, if you do…You are admitting that you “are not worth” a happy and content life, like anybody else.

I don’t give in to that…instead, looking at what has been ripped away and extracted from my being [and that of all of us]…as a debt owed to our kind, by those who perpetuate this social policy.

They will never be able to make restitution to us, because what they have done is so severe, nothing can honestly make up for it…and many of them will never conceive, of the true depths of what they have done…

Cold, ugly truth…we will never actually collect on this debt…all we can do, is extract it socially, in ways we know how…

…They can have my sex life…all of it…I’ve abandoned it, as a casualty of this war…walking away, as it all went up in flames…

…I even give them the grace and forgiveness, they do not even deserve…the grace and forgiveness which they’ve denied to me, for merely being born into their narrow, cold and cruel world.

…What I will retain, is a constant vigilance…a constant presence…and a constant face…which does not allow them to forget, that they are not better than me…that they have done monstrous things, in their own right…that they, also, have vast fields in their own lives, where they can become a better human being.

This “trade off” is infinitely unfair…It is crumbs for gold…

…But I also realize that trying to extract what has been denied to me, will always inflict an extra cost and injury.

…I likely could not live with the stress, in the aftermath of a sexual encounter or relationship, that comes natural to me…caught or not…exposed or not…

…This is one part of the psychological injury, which has long ago been inflicted upon me…It is what paralyzes me, and makes me shun so many things in life…

…I’m sure many [on BoyChat] can identify with that.

Ring of Fire 08/31/2014 (FULL EPISODE)…


Date: September 08, 2014

…Ring of Fire 08/31/2014 (FULL EPISODE)…

“Published on Sep 2, 2014
00:48 – how local police offices got their hands on military grade equipment, and why they think they need it. #PoliceMilitarization

10:42 – “Charter School Fraud Gone Wild.” Ruth Conniff, editor of The Progressive Magazine in Madison, Wisconsin, will tell us why the FBI is investigating charter schools, and how fraud is the standard operating procedure at these institutions. #CharterSchoolFraud

20:06 – “Obama’s Union Busters” David TeSelle will tell us why some of Obama’s top former advisors are now working as union busters. #ObamaUnionBusting.

30:23 “Republican Obstruction Shapes Obama Legacy.” Best Selling author Thomas Frank in Washington, D.C. tells us why Obama has let Republicans shape his legacy. #ObamaLegacy

41:41 – “The Backstory.” With Sam Seder in NYCListen to Ring of Fire on Saturdays from 3pm – 6pm Eastern!”

Shy Keenan’s P.I.E.-in-the-sky …. (corrected)…

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Date: September 3, 2014

Note: This was posted by Bernie Najarian, on Wednseday, September 3rd of 2014, on BoyChat.

It is republished here.

My own response to this, is located here.

– Steve


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