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Going Galt: A “Mad as Hell” Men’s Revolution


More than just a caricature of a madman, the character Howard Beale was used to deliver some profound warnings and truths that largely went unheard after the film Network debuted

I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore! That timeless line rang out on silver screens over 40 years ago in the film Network, an Academy Award winning story about a news anchor who loses his mind and starts telling the truth to everyone. He makes a valiant effort to awaken the masses before he is used as a pawn to gain the network high ratings, then is literally killed off by the corporate power structure.

In many ways, I can relate as I’ve done a lesser version of the same thing as the Editor of this publication. I am a former newsman in the mainstream media who saw the evil behind the messaging I was force-feeding to the masses, so I decided to leave that industry at any cost. My mission is to awaken as many men as I can and make them “Mad as Hell” as they should be for what’s being done to them.  I’m doing this with the venture known as The New Modern Man.

My writing could be seen as way of me becoming Howard Beale, minus the insanity. Well, maybe I am a little bit crazy as I know I’m up against forces in the world which regularly create “accidents” and pitfalls for truth tellers. As Waylon Jennings put it, I’ve always been crazy, but it’s kept me from going insane.

The genius of Paddy Chayefsky’s 1976 film is that it resounds 40 years later in 2016. The film was a dire warning about what the end result of generations of mass media brainwashing would be. The first Howard Beale monologue reads like it was written by the modern day manosphere, rather than in 1976.

I don’t have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad. It’s a depression. Everybody’s out of work or scared of losing their job. The dollar buys a nickel’s worth. Banks are going bust. Shopkeepers keep a gun under the counter. Punks are running wild in the street and there’s nobody anywhere who seems to know what to do, and there’s no end to it. We know the air is unfit to breathe and our food is unfit to eat, and we sit watching our TVs while some local newscaster tells us that today we had fifteen homicides and sixty-three violent crimes, as if that’s the way it’s supposed to be.

It’s amazing how prescient the preceding part of the monologue was, as we have seen all those things happening in the past decade. What’s more, Ghosting MGTOWs and men Going Galt were foreshadowed.

We know things are bad — worse than bad. They’re crazy. It’s like everything everywhere is going crazy, so we don’t go out anymore. We sit in the house, and slowly the world we are living in is getting smaller, and all we say is: “Please, at least leave us alone in our living rooms. Let me have my toaster and my TV and my steel-belted radials and I won’t say anything. Just leave us alone.”

Enter the truth tellers who are trying to awaken men to the realities of their coming enslavement before it’s too late!

Well, I’m not gonna leave you alone. I want you to get MAD! I don’t want you to protest. I don’t want you to riot — I don’t want you to write to your congressman, because I wouldn’t know what to tell you to write. I don’t know what to do about the depression and the inflation and the Russians and the crime in the street. All I know is that first you’ve got to get mad.

Indeed, getting mad then acting upon that anger in a positive way changed my life. It has the power to change other men’s lives, too. The mission of this humble outpost, like so many other men’s blogs can be boiled down to this statement – we are encouraging men to collectively say:

I’m a human being, goddammit! My life has value!

What a powerful statement. It’s one men the world over need to realize. We are human beings, goddamit! Our lives have value!


Behold: The sexually ambiguous, tatted up, man-woman that is a product of feminism. Do you want more of this, or less of it?

Men’s Lives Have Value

What a bold and terrifying thing for those who make their living and their fortunes on our backs, and for those who profit from the $50 billion a year frivorce industry. Men, en masse realizing the value of their lives and their labor and choosing to invest them as we see appropriate.

We are not pawns in a gynocentric game, used to power rampant female materialism and consumerism while literally being enslaved by the court system to pay women for the rest of our lives with alimony and divorce settlements. We are not going to allow ourselves to be reduced to mere sperm donors as women claim all rights to the next generation via the force of the government mafia, and we are relegated to enslavement by the child support system.

This is why men should Go Galt until the value of our lives is recognized by women and the system. Our labor and our contributions to society measured in everything from tax dollars to ingenuity go unnoticed and unappreciated by both women and the system, that is, until they’re gone.

Don’t know what you’ve got, until it’s gone.

The price of our participation in the Ponzi scheme known as civilization is that we are afforded meaningful roles in society, and that we’re not treated as utility objects to be used and discarded by women and the State. Also, our sexual needs must be fulfilled, as sex is one of the most basic instincts and requirements of Maslow’s Hierarchy. Relegating men to sexless lives is inhumane.

For many of us, realizing how used and abused men are by a gynocentric society was enough to make us seek out happier and more fulfilling lives in diverse cultures abroad. Others are deciding to go hang out poolside. And many more are still unawakened.

The power of the manosphere will come from it causing action and reaction to the injustices men are dealt on a regular basis in Anglo America and Western Europe. We encourage men to Go Galt if they believe their participation fails a personal cost-benefit analysis. We encourage men to walk off the Anglobitch’s plantation. We encourage men to rediscover minimalism and realize consumerism will never fulfill them with its extrinsic goals. We try to enlighten them to the fact their money and their labor go farther elsewhere in the world than in the ungrateful Anglo American society of today. We encourage them to pursue their own goals and ambitions in life rather than the ones programmed into them by a system designed to exploit them.

This simple treatise is enough to cause an entire men’s revolution is enough souls are awakened by it. The alternative will be to sit idly by while everything that makes life worth living as a man is taken away.

Men don’t whine, bitch and moan and form support groups and play the greivance racket like women. We assess the situation and take action. Which is what Going Galt is all about. Boldly getting up from the poker table and walking out the door once we learn the table is tilted and the game is rigged, and we are only human batteries used to power the excesses and ridiculousness of the game.

Are you mad as hell yet?

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Percentage of Unemployed Men Similar to The Great Depression


So, Peter, what’s happening? Aahh, now, are you going to go ahead and have those TPS reports for us this afternoon? -Bill Lumbergh

“Fuck this shit. I’m leaving.” Those are increasingly the sentiments of men as they drop out of the workforce. One in six prime-age men have no job in America. The American Enterprise Institute says those statistics are worse than those from The Great Depression. While some of this can be blamed on laziness, most of it stems from lack of incentives given to men to care if they work or not, and the villainization they receive when they do work. As men increasingly go their own way, the very people provoking the developing mass apathy about society scratch their heads and wonder why men don’t want to work themselves into an early grave for no reason.

In what NPR laughably calls a “mystery” American men are Going Galt and leaving the workforce in droves. It and other mainstream journalists want men back on the plantation rather than affording them the same type of liberation it granted women 50 years ago. Predictably, NPR fails to realize the simple truth that it doesn’t take much for a man to live on. We can live merry lives on very little.

In fact, I told my best friend recently as long as I have some pussy once in a while, food and beer, and a couple of wheels underneath me and a couple of nickels to rub together I’m a happy man. We are both discussing building “tiny houses” to live in. (I already rent a small house in the Caribbean for $200 a month!) Men worked in the past to keep wifey happy and to support their children. Since feminism has taken a dump on that “outdated” way of organizing society, men are finally figuring out hey I don’t need all this material crap to be happy. Marxism killed the family and feminism killed decent wives.

So men, with no incentives to be hardworking provider modules leave behind slave-driving bosses, HR diversity quotas, 60 hour workweeks, enforced conformity, and gossipy office harridans to do their own thing.

Indeed, it is women who are behind 80% of purchasing decisions in the female-driven consumerism and materialism waste economy. Their insatiable need for everything from $3,000 handbags to billions of dollars in cosmetics to hide every flaw they have, raising their SMV powers the economy. Women also spend 90% more than they earn when one considers the whole of the economy and the forced wealth redistribution schemes conducted by Big Daddy Government, according to statistics from RealSexism. The irony of feminists siding with leftists on environmental issues when in fact it is women’s insatiable desire to buy useless crap that’s destroying the environment is totally lost on the Marxist press.

NPR was absolutely perplexed as to why men don’t behave just like women, not understanding men statistically only spend 20% of what they earn when one considers the whole of the U.S. economy.

In the 1960s, nearly 100 percent of men between the ages of 25 and 54 worked. That’s fallen over the decades. In a recent report, President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers said 83 percent of men in the prime working ages of 25-54 who were not in the labor force had not worked in the previous year. So, essentially, 10 million men are missing from the workforce.

Add me to the list of people who checked out of a life of corporate slavery so I could stop being another Matrix battery powering the lives of deadbeat bums and illegal aliens who live off my labor and the labor of millions of other men. Moreover, my tax money and the tax money of millions of other men is only used by the government to debase us. There isn’t a single government program directly solely at helping men succeed, and this is especially true for white men. We are only castigated and slandered in modern day Anglo America.


Life is too short to work at increasingly shittier jobs for no reason except competitive consumption. Better to spend it poolside with a different girlfriend every couple of weeks


Why support a system that only takes from men then labels us as evil oppressors? Richard Hintzke was a real estate developer who decided to drop out of the rigged economic and labor market and live on his investments after the government-orchestrated 2008 economic crash. He no doubt sums up the sentiments of millions of men.

You know, it looked like the sky was falling, so it was like, if there was ever a good time to disengage, I said, this is a good time.

The economy hasn’t recovered since then, despite totally rigged economic statistics like the government-calculated unemployment rate that says the unemployment rate is only 4.9%. Even CNN reported the government drops people out of the unemployment rate statistics when they’ve been unemployed for only six months.

Another reason why the jobs picture still looks gloomy is that an unusually high number of people can’t find jobs even though they have been looking for a long time. About 2.1 million Americans have been unable to get a job for over half a year. The government calls these people the “long-term unemployed.” During the worst of the Great Recession, 6.8 million people were long-term unemployed…there are still roughly double the number of long-term unemployed than in normal times.

Of course, some men just can’t find work because they refuse to submit to a system that demands an average of $30,000 in college debt just for the chance to become employed, or de-ball themselves and become a nice little office bitch before they walk in the door of their comfy office hells. Worse, the automation economy is slowly taking away blue-collar jobs. Romeo Barnes, a former Walmart greeter who’s now unemployed told the press:

Men are traditionally known for labor work. The lower-educated guys have to do stuff like that. And that’s being taken away because we have machines.


You can cram those TPS reports, Bill

So, it’s really no mystery why men are checking out and enjoying the decline poolside. Leftists have taken away everything men work for then expect them to keep working just for the enjoyment of working. Automation and outsourcing are killing jobs. Men are by nature minimalists, and we only worked so hard for our now non-existent wives and children. As a result of taking incentives and debasing the set and frame the society was built on, not only are men leaving the plantation but America is commiting demographic suicide.

Once again, the high economic and social costs of the unintended consequences of social engineering are bearing their rotten fruit, and blighting the economies of the Western world. It’s all downhill from here, unless the cultural template causing this fiasco is abandoned. Don’t expect it to be. As French historian and archaeologist Andre Piganiol knew, Roman civilization did not die peacefully, it was assassinated. Much as leftists are assassinating Western civilization.

Men Going Galt are only a symptom of a much greater cancer that has infested the body politic. Modern day Rome is burning. Men who stop working will only add fuel to the fire.

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