One of things I usually do on May Day is to repost the Affirmations for the Inner Communist. I didn't do on time because of an illness issue. But here it is:
For a number of years I have mocked the present occupant of a stolen
U.S. Senate seat Al Franken. Ayn Rand once said that it was morally
acceptable mock evil as long as it was recognized as evil. So once again
Stuart Smalley's Daily Affirmations for the Inner Communist
"I'm going to execute and expropriate today just for the heck of it because, gosh darn it, I deserve to have a good time."
"I am not a fraud, a Marxist yes, but not a fraud."
"I deserve all the mass adulation from the people I can get without feeling ashamed or being grandiose."
will express my feelings today. I will not hide them behind my
mustache. My mustache is not a mask for my feelings, but rather a small
patch of facial hair that covers my inadequacies."
I rob a bank for the cause, I will not be playing those parent tapes in
my head: "You wield a revolver like a girl" . . . "Why can't you be
more like Stalin?" . . . "Philosophy? What kind of major is that? It's
"Just because I execute Christians and counter-revolutionaries does not mean I'm an mass-murdering psychopath like my father."
I must violently put down a counter-revolution today, it is not because
I am a bad person or that I am not worthy of love; it is because my
people are a bunch of religion-addicted capitalist sons-of-bitches--and I
am mean enough, ruthless enough, and dog gone it, people fear me."