Saturday, March 01, 2008

Freedom Shenanigan #22

Creative non-cooperation

Keepin’ it REAL, Guerilla Style

I don’t advocate these kinds of things, as you would probably be found and sent to Gitmo, but you’ve got to admit: This was bound to happen eventually. Or . . . maybe not. This could be another COINTELPRO operation, or even agents provacateurs egging us on.

Beware of the agent provacateur: It is his job to rout out the patriots and make examples of them. Instead, fight back in ways that ride up against the edge of illegal but don’t cross it. Guerrilla theater is much more effective, and enjoyable, than real guerrilla warfare, especially since you’d never win a gunfight with the government anyway. What you CAN do, however, is drive them fucking insane.

Creative non-cooperation is fun. Ever try herding cats? Self-appointed “leaders” often learn the hard way that people won’t follow them unless they do something to deserve their admiration and respect. Absent real leadership bonafides, controlling a population tends to be more trouble than it’s worth.

I can think of a few ways to drive our corporate overlords insane, or at least put a monkey wrench into their machinations.

The tactic I recommend is messing with their information databases because that’s how they’ll do all their tracking and snooping: Electronically. Remember computer programming class: Garbage in, garbage out! The FBI recently trashed a multi-million dollar database because the data they gathered was so useless.

Take the hint! I did, and now I do the following: