Recently on Free Talk Live, I lamented the fact that the Capitol Building wasn’t burned down. I was happy to see a show of force against the perceived invulnerability of the state, even if the protestors had the worst possible reason for doing it (and they’d have been hard-pressed to have a worse reason than they did). However, I applaud any attack on the symbology of the state and its religious apparatus. Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t the consent of the governed that keeps the state in existence; the state is actually preserved by widespread belief in its divinity.
I want to preface this by pointing out that I’m not contesting the results of my election. For one, I don’t care to. I have better things to do with my time. For another, contesting the results wouldn’t really change anything, as I still lost pretty handily. The point of this is not that I was cheated, defrauded, or had the election stolen from me; none of that is the case. I lost to Rivera, and nothing is going to change that, and that’s fine. Instead, the point of this is to highlight a massive problem in the election system, and
There are rumors that I do not intend to campaign against Eli Rivera. These rumors are not true, and I will be campaigning to win in November. Hate mail is really coming in now, although most of it is just passive aggressive nonsense that says what it means to say without explicitly saying it. C’est la vie. I’m used to receptions that aren’t exactly warm. In fact, I’m used to quite a bit worse. Let’s face it: I do a nationally-syndicated radio show that streams to the Internet, where I have my own Youtube channel, and where I do my