The reason why she still called for a general strike, she said, was simply that while she feels that all protests against the Trump administration have been important, "there is some part of me that thinks the only thing that these people care about is money and commerce. And perhaps the only way to really get to them is to shut it down for a day or to make things difficult, to make things uncomfortable."Thank heaven for Pluponents. These people are already on your side, cunthead Prose. These people poured all their support and money to Hillary and Jeb, hoping to keep the Soros globalist empire in full power. These people are already striking in their own effective ways, pushing illegal criminal "judges" and "courts" against nationalism on all flanks. Your strike against these people won't convert them because they're already ahead of you. The strike will only deprive your allies of a microscopic picopercent of their income, giving them a little more reason to replace YOU with robots. And then you might understand ... No you won't. You're incurable and unsalvageable. Thanks, Ralph.
Polistra was named after the original townsite of Manhattan (the one in Kansas). When I was growing up in Manhattan, I spent a lot of time exploring by foot, bike, and car. I discovered the ruins of an old mill along Wildcat Creek, and decided (inaccurately) that it was the remains of the original site of Polistra. Accurate or not, I've always liked the name, with its echoes of Poland (an under-appreciated friend of freedom) and stars. ==== The title icon is explained here. ==== Switchover: This 2007 entry marks a sharp change in worldview from neocon to pure populist. ===== The long illustrated story of Polistra's Dream is a time-travel fable, attempting to answer the dangerous revision of New Deal history propagated by Amity Shlaes. The Dream has 8 episodes, linked in a chain from the first. This entry explains the Shlaes connection.