I went to Rainbow Serpent Festival. Less than an hour later I left.
By the time they asked me for my ticket I was about to ask for a refund, the only reason i didn’t ask is because I knew they would refuse. I mean the place basically looks like a tarted up disaster relief camp. And just like a third world economy where one would expect such squalor the rulers of it all were taking in about a million dollar a day. Worst of all the only thing that people weren’t being forced to pay for was using the toilets. Showers $4, after paying $100- $300 just to be there they want you to pay for a shower. That’s real third world warlord stuff right there. Just really greedy narrow minded pricks at the top.
Why is it so shit?
Basically its microcosm of the world around it, the organizers know no real alternative vision apart from lining their own pockets.
Private fiefdom and police state
They actually searched every car going in creating delays and basically being obtrusive. They absolutely refused anyone to be able to cook for them selves no fires no gas bottles.
Of course this is so they have a captive market for food stalls that they can get ground rent for. Absolutely no one could sell anything with out permission and paying the fee in order to do so.
An hour waiting to get in.
Their schedule (a glorified excel spreadsheet) lists sunset at 5:30, really?
Overbearing rude security guards
These fucktards seem to get off casually throwing out dictates at whim and generally mouthing off.
fuck off signs every where
After the onslaught of an hour waiting to get into the place the rude security guards and the fuck off signs seemingly everywhere ( artists only, organizers only) you then realize it nothing more than a small closed and controlled economy. The only respite from miserable oppression would be getting drunk and stoned, but sadly not even this is safe with police patrolling and waiting to pounce on people with drug and booze buses
Inviting the police to a festival where people like to use recreational drugs
WTF were they thinking. They were thinking the police are just another group to sell off the ticket holders too.
I mean because I’m connected I got a free ticket but seriously why would any one pay $100- $300 to go to a festival which is basically a command economy and fascist police state with no flushing toilets.
Forget Woodstrock or Isle of Wight, there is no chance any current festival in this country will spark or be a magnet for counter culture, these places are just a place for hipsters and Trustafarians to preen then selves and strut around, its all really sad. It rather pay $25 for a private underground bush doof than a wank off festival.
Finally ABC wakes up to human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a great heroine of our time, who has a fatwa on her head for telling it like it is.
” I feel like a broken record” Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The religion of ‘peace’ ( terror ).
Originally posted on The Muslim Issue:
A total of 940 cars were set on fire in France as part of a New Year’s tradition, the Interior Ministry said Thursday.
That’s an “improvement” over last year, when 1,067 cars went up in flames.
As unusual as it may sound, setting fire to parked cars is a firmly entrenched way for some French to send out the old and ring in the new. According to government figures, 1,147 cars were set aflame in 2009, and 1,193 went up in flames on New Year’s Eve in 2012.
In the three years in between, the government didn’t publish the figures in an effort to reduce the incidence of the crime.
Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said on BFM-TV that numerous cars were burned around the country, particularly in the east, as well as in suburban Paris, notably the [Muslim enclave] Seine-Saint-Denis region, where fiery riots around France started in 2005 and…
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Corrupt to the core, and a chilling sign of things to come.
Originally posted on Lauda Finem:
Yesterday mornings New Zealand Herald ran one of the most unabashed pieces of police propaganda that has ever graced the pages of a Kiwi newspaper, and that is a record that sure as hell took some breaking.
Whilst Bush has obviously set out to reassure his adoring public, the arrogance a haughty manner in which his spin piece is written is far from reassuring, in fact it is very much the opposite. Whether Bush actually wrote the crap himself is of course open to conjecture as is the articles timing; published at a time when anti corruption campaigners, both individuals and groups, are tackling the New Zealand police force more than ever before; somewhat ironically among the accusations, the police’s spin doctored media strategiesand the corrupt practices employed with investigations, prosecutions and unwarranted name suppressions for…
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