Minimum Security by Stephanie McMillan

Minimum Security

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  1. timrinaldo

    timrinaldo said, over 3 years ago

    Wonder how old Stephanie is, that she’ s just discovered Marxism? I bet she’s pretty young. (And impressionable).

  2. Stephanie  McMillan

    Stephanie McMillan GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Tactics for what?

    There’s been a lot of heated debate about “diversity of tactics,” particularly since Occupy.

    How many blog inches have been devoted to arguing about whether it’s wrong or awesome (or varying degrees of okay in which particular circumstances) to break windows at a demonstration? How many conflicts among demonstrators have occurred between those who want to do it and those who want to prevent it from being done?

    By itself, the question is useless.

    Focusing on tactics misses the point. We can argue with each other for a million years whether property destruction is violence or not, whether voting is violence or not, and whether violence in the abstract is good, bad, or a necessary evil. But it is all empty debate if we avoid the main topic we should be discussing: what’s it for?

    Action for action’s sake is a stupid waste of time and energy. Everything we do should fit into an overall plan. A tactic cannot be judged outside its context. It should be a manifestation of a political line, in harmony with a strategy that has consistency between its short-term and long-term aspects. It should serve a specific goal.

    If you argue for a tactic, you should be able to explain how it gets us where we need to go. This shouldn’t be vague, but worked out as a rational theory. Only with that understanding can the actual employment of that tactic, and its results, be judged as effective (or not).

  3. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    What about the tactics of the oligarchs in their decades long project to gut the US Constitution and nullify The Bill of Rights? They have many minions who don’t know the half of it and don’t need to. When you unleash the pillagers they will do what comes naturally won’t they? Like what was done to our economy in 2008. It isn’t over yet.

  4. Bob

    Bob GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    And one of their allies is in the oval office.

  5. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago


    You’ve got that correct. Only he is the nicer of the two. In that he will give us things the Republicans won’t and doesn’t alter the over all plan at all since such cultural things can be suppressed should they become overt.

  6. moderateisntleft

    moderateisntleft said, over 3 years ago

    I think Stephanie is in the business of ranting, not discussing ideas……..

  7. Pete Rogan

    Pete Rogan GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @Stephanie McMillan

    And your excuse for your raves here is…..?

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