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Gonzalo Lira and the coming “J. Crew Anarchist” Revolt

Gonzalo is cooking with gas, baby!

Fuck the rules. Fuck playing the game the banksters want you to play. Fuck being the good citizen. Fuck filling out every form, fuck paying every tax. Fuck the government, fuck the banks who own them. Fuck the free-loaders, living rent-free while we pay. Fuck the legal process, a game which only works if you’ve got the money to pay for the parasite lawyers. Fuck being a chump. Fuck being a stooge. Fuck trying to do the right thing—what good does that get you? What good is coming your way?

Fuckit.

When the backbone of a country starts thinking that laws and rules are not worth following, it’s just a hop, skip and a jump to anarchy.

TV has given us the illusion that anarchy is people rioting in the streets, smashing car windows and looting every store in sight. But there’s also the polite, quiet, far deadlier anarchy of the core citizenry—the upright citizenry—throwing in the towel and deciding it’s just not worth it anymore.

If a big enough proportion of the populace—not even a majority, just a largish chunk—decides that it’s just not worth following the rules anymore, then that society’s days are numbered: Not even a police-state with an armed Marine at every corner with Shoot-to-Kill orders can stop such middle-class anarchy.

Brian and Ilsa are such anarchists—grey-haired, well-dressed, golf-loving, well-to-do, exceedingly polite anarchists: But anarchists nevertheless. They are not important, or powerful, or influential: They are average—that’s why they’re so deadly: Their numbers are millions. And they are slowly, painfully coming to the conclusion that it’s just not worth it anymore.

Once enough of these J. Crew Anarchists decide they no longer give a fuck, it’s over for America—because they are America.

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  1. bobo
    October 9, 2010 at 11:42 pm

    From what I read from Gonzalo’s pieces at Naked Capitalism, he is a type of Rothbard’s libertarian. He is now trying to hijack the word “Anarchist” for his ideology. Remember Milton Friedman’ son also called his father “Anarchist”!

    In the story, he superficially referred to this lovely upper middle class couple as backbone of America and their revolt (aka go Galt) would shaken the entire system. IMO, this disillusioned propertarian class likely will serve as backbone of Fascist formation in America.

  1. October 10, 2010 at 9:04 am

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