Fascinating in the same way cerebral malaria is fascinating, that is.
Here’s something Hypatia Livingston has posted on Breitbart Unmasked that is hard to believe.
A 21-year-old Massachusetts man who considers himself a “sovereign
citizen” recently tried to get out of a traffic ticket with an unusual
defense — even for a sovereign citizen. Rather than claim that the laws
don’t exist, Christopher Noone claimed that he doesn’t exist,
and therefore no one has the right to fine him for anything. He is
disputing the state’s definition of personhood by claiming he “wasn’t a
person as defined by the commonwealth of Massachusetts, [and
therefore]he wasn’t bound by its laws.”
Someone should tell Christopher Noone that if he’s not a person under the law, he doesn’t have any rights under the law either.
Here’s a pretty good explanation as to what a person is, in case Christopher actually is dense enough not to understand the concept. This a political cartoon criticizing the nonsensical idea of “corporate personhood” Check the left side of the image to see what a person actually is.
Image via seattle.cbslocal.com
Here’s more from Breitbart Unmasked
“I, Christopher Patrick Noone, do not consent to being a person, because I am not according to the legal definition of a person that being a
fiction. I, Christopher Patrick Noone, am a living breathing free man,
not a legal fiction. Nor do I have any contracts or obligations to or
with any legal fictions,” Noone wrote in a motion he presented to the
Um, if you don’t consent to being a person, than you don’t consent to
having rights either. Sorry that’s just the way it is. Does he have
any idea how people have been treated, when they’re not regarded as
People? I’ll point out just a couple of examples, slavery in the
antebellum south, and the Holocaust.
Also as Dave Rogers at The Salem News pointed out,
A check of Noone’s name and date of birth, provided by Noone, showed that there was no license status for him and that he had been charged with unlicensed operation in Monson.
And if you keep reading, you’ll eventually see this,
Later, Noone asked another prosecution witness, Registry of Motor Vehicles employee Patricia Kelly, what requirements were necessary to obtain a driver’s license. When told that a person had to be 16 years of age and provide proof of identification such as a birth certificate or Social Security number, Noone said he had none of those documents.
“So, you have no evidence I am a person,” Noone said, adding that according to his beliefs, a person is a corporation as far as the commonwealth is concerned.
Trepanier was recalled to the witness stand, where he told prosecutor Nathaniel Sears that Noone told him his full name and his date of birth. Noone quickly objected, saying he did no such thing.
“I don’t have a date of birth,” Noone said.
Hypatia Livingston posted an image of a statue face palming over at Breitbart Unmasked, but it isn’t enough, Christopher Noone deserves an epic face palm compilation for his stupidity!
What an idiot.*
*Note: much of this is from a comment I posted on the Breitbart Unmasked article, but since it was my own comment, its not really plagiarism.
I wanted to write about something else before this, but this post by Doktor Zoom was about something too sick to ignore. I really felt the need to get it out there, just how disgusting this person is. I might have written something on this myself instead of pointing out to you what Doktor Zoom has wrote, but I’m kind of in a hurry and I don’t think I could have done a much better job than he did.
Former executive director of the South Carolina GOP, Trayvon Martin clairvoyant, ethics-free attorney, and avid penis self-photographer Todd Kincannon is proudly pro-life — with one exception, of course, in that he wishes Wendy Davis had been aborted. But he also recognizes that sometimes, in the face of a serious health crisis, you just need to man up and kill everyone who’s been infected or exposed. At Wonkette, we are sometimes given to exaggeration. But this is not an exaggeration: in a series of tweets on Saturday, Todd Kincannon, not satisfied with rightwing prescriptions like travel bans or embargoes on affected nations, literally advocated killing all Ebola patients, and napalming their villages for good measure, too. And we mean literally literally, not Joe Biden literally:
*Note : Sorry you guys might have to scroll up a bit after clicking on the link to read the rest of the article. I can’t figure out how to get it not to jump down to the comments.
Earlier today, Skip Intro intruduced us to this guy: Molotov Mitchell
(bad craziness follows)
In advertising, everyone knows the most important group to reach is the 18-34 demographic. These days, 18- to 34-year-olds even have their own evangelist, a pop culture-savvy Christian hardliner with the word “zealot” tattooed on his forearm and wrath emblazoned in his heart. His name is Jason “Molotov” Mitchell, he’s 33 years old, and he’s a self-declared “Christian Supremacist” who wants his co-religionists to shove aside “effeminized American Christianity” and start “advancing the Kingdom on earth.”
That means abolishing homosexuality, subjugating women, and “crafting the body … into a weapon for God and the Movement, ready and able to serve at any time” — in other words, unquestioning acceptance of draconian Old Testament law, and a willingness to impose it on others.
Mitchell looks like a hipster, but he reads the Bible like a Christian Reconstructionist, or one who seeks to impose biblical law on secular society. In a 2009 video blog for WorldNetDaily (WND), a far-right online publication (see also Joseph Farah profile above), he endorsed a Ugandan bill that would make homosexuality in many cases a capital offense. In 2011, he chided Christians who condemn Islamic Shariah law because it permits polygamy and the stoning of adulterers, noting that both are permitted in Christian Scripture.
The fact that this guy has an actual chance tells you how fucking insane the GOP has become in North Carolina. Mitchell is a real life Dominionist: God’s Law right now (!) and death penalties out of Leviticus et al (IE the Pentatuch). Natch, he and his wife are proponents of the Pink Triangle pseudo history where the gheys are really behind the Holocaust.
Andrew Sullivan on him here:
Right Wing Watch here:
Good’s Jennifer Rawls ran into the Mitchells at a cocktail party and learned—despite their cute well-dressed hipster look—just how batshit crazy they are.
I bring up the video Molotov made supporting Uganda’s anti-gay bill, and he is quick to justify it. “I was supporting the right of Ugandans to pass their own legislation. I’m sick of white liberals trying to dictate the way that black people live in other countries.”
Is Molotov trying to play the race card here? Really?
Plus, he knows anti-gay Ugandan pastor Martin Sempa personally. Sempa, he says, “is a great guy, and I respect him tremendously. If Martin Sempa and the Ugandan people want this type of bill, I say let them have it.”
Despite their fiery diatribes, Rawls learns how medieval Molotov and Patricia’s relationship is.
“I submit to my husband,” [Patricia] says. “I think it’s a delicate balance because it doesn’t do him any favors if I agree with everything he says. He wants me to tell him what I think about things. Why would he marry me if he didn’t value me, right?”
“Duh, ‘cause you’re smokin’ hot!” Molotov replies.
Patricia responds in all seriousness, “I consider myself smart, and I try to be wise. We are a team, but if it comes down to him or me, his opinion goes. You could make a wartime analogy: Sometimes your captain tells you to do something that’s not right, but it is better to go with the captain than do your own thing.” Molotov has a tendency to speak over her. Although it can be hard for Patricia to get a word in, of the two, she is more sensitive to media portrayals. She seems to understand that their politics alienate people and sometimes encourages Molotov to temper the most inflammatory rhetoric. At the end of the conversation, she hedges, “I’m not sure if I explained that very well.”
Bonus trivia: His Christian punk band was called Wolverines. You can’t make this stuff up.
Mark Twain would be proud.
Zack Kopplin is a young man who has testified in front of many a school board in the Deep South advocating proper science education (especially evolution) and has been vocal about the separation of church and state. He’s done remarkable work with those things, and he’s only 21 years old.
That said, he attended the Texas Department of Education’s “social studies” textbook adoption hearing today, where the public can speak in front of the board. He live-tweeted the event, and I’ve collated a lengthy collection of tweets he sent out during the proceedings. It is a cornucopia of right-wing bad craziness, right out of The Twilight Zone. Regular readers of LGF who scroll through the tweets will find many MANY instances where your jaw will simply drop to the floor.
Look out, your neo confederate streak is showing. When A caller, suggested that the Republican states should secede from the Union, Fred Jackson, the news director for the ultra homophobic American Family Association, really seemed to like the idea.
I guess they’re both really upset the anti gay propaganda isn’t working. Support for marriage equality, Is at an all time high and it seems now that religious Americans ( Including Evangelical Christians ) also support gay rights in large numbers.
Oh and lets not forget how the caller basically accused president Obama of being a “secret Muslim” who supports the goals of terrorist groups like ISIS.
“And I would make a comment about the ISIS spokesman who said that they wanted to raise the flag of Allah over the White House, my personal opinion: it was raised six years ago.”
Lets mix in some anti Muslim bigotry with the anti gay bigotry, shall we? That will be perfect for the new nation.
It sounds like those two so “love” America they can’t wait to get out of it, because they know it won’t continue to promote or even tolerate their intolerance forever. I wonder if they also agree with Kevin Swanson, about how Lincoln was a supposedly a “red tyrant” and not the great emancipator, that his admirers, including mainstream conservatives have called him.
Keep it up guys. I’m so glad you don’t have enough support to get even one state to actually even try to leave the union. You guys want a second civil war, go join the craziest far right militia you can find, and just try to take on the US military. I dare you. You know that you would lose.
Oh my God, the stupid, it burns! Brian Tashman reports on a double six pack of derp.
On his radio show last month, Religious Right broadcaster Kevin Swanson hosted a neo-Confederate author to discuss how Abraham Lincoln used the Civil War — or as he called it, “The War Against The South” — to impose socialism on America.
Swanson is adding Lincoln to the list of people, such as Mark Twain, who he believes ruined the country by replacing Antebellum slavery with Big Government socialist slavery.
“It’s the socialist utopians that come into town and they promise deliverance from local fiefdoms only to create a large tyranny in the Soviet Union, Soviet America and Soviet China and Soviet everywhere else in the world,” he said.
By the way, I have a question. Had Lincoln even heard of Marxism? I mean this was long before the Soviet Union, the first officially communist country. Sure the communist manifesto last I checked was written in the late 1840s, so its ideas were around during Lincoln’s time but how popular was in America before the Civil War? That’s even ignoring the fact that extremely few people would choose to live as slaves in the antebellum over life today in twenty first century “soviet America.” Off course we’re not talking about people who understand history when we’re talking about people like Kevin Swanson or Walter Kennedy, are we?