As documented here, controversial “Anarchist Atheist Asshole” Christopher Cantwell has moved out of the Keene Activist Center neighborhood. New-mover-to-Keene Nolan from New York and Keene Cop Block‘s Centurion are now in the house across from the KAC. Today, Centurion hung out a peace flag after cutting down the bushes in front of the house, officially terminating the Cantwell-inspired “Brutalist House” name.
As has become fairly common, people are talking about Keene activists across the web. In this case, thanks to the recent hilarious Colbert Report spoof. Here are a few of the many sites featuring the video:
There’s not much good to be said about the wisdom of crowds. In two videos recorded during the Pumpkin Fest riots in the Keene State College neighborhood, people are seen chanting “Fuck the Police” in one video while in another singing the national anthem. Perhaps the seeming contradiction in their messages has to do with what the college girl had to say after police shot up the party house she was at with pepperballs, “We’re not terrorists. We love America. We just like to drink! Don’t shoot us!” The sentiment being that they love the idea of America, where they should be free to have a party and drink without being attacked by the police. Of course the irony is that the nationalist brainwashing of singing national anthems and pledging allegiance to a flag over generations has resulted in the religious, state-worshiping fervor that has allowed the police to militarize and disconnect from the people they supposedly serve.
Here’s the “Fuck the Police” chant:
and then a video of partiers singing the national anthem:
If you believe the haters, liberty-loving “Free Staters” have snuck into office against the wishes of the majority of NH’s population. Of course, the reality is that there are plenty of people in NH who know and love liberty activists. That’s why they keep getting re-elected, like Carol and Dan McGuire, who have now been re-elected for State Representative multiple times. Here’s the story on them from the Concord Monitor: (more…)