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Class War Heroes / December 1, 2011

Update: Yasha Levine was released from prison on bail, and is heading back to his apartment. The experience was worse than he’d expected, but he’ll explain more on that as soon as he’s back and able to focus. Looks like we’ll need to hit readers up for some bail money, but the good news is that he was able to negotiate the bail price down, sort of poverty-discount.

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  • 1. DeeboCools  |  December 1st, 2011 at 2:37 pm

    Mr. Ames, there appears to be some kind of bug on your site. The last 2 posted articles have “Click here to read full article…” In big red letters. When the link is clicked, it goes to some unrelated other part of the site like this http://exiledonline.com/team-america-ht-ilona/ on this article. Anyway feel free to delete this, I didn’t feel like emailing.

    THE MIGHTY EXILED CENSOR ACKNOWLEDGES

  • 2. Thomzas  |  December 1st, 2011 at 2:38 pm

    Good to know – this LAPD press pool tactic stinks.

  • 3. G.L.Piggy  |  December 1st, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    UPDATE: Hi everyone, my name is Chuck Ross, and I’m a man. Yes, a real man. You know, as in “The Men’s Movement” not-at-all-closet-case manly homophobe man. That kind of man. Manly men from the “Men’s Movement” like me look at Yasha Levine reporting from within the protest and getting himself arrested and tossed into jail with protesters–we see that and we say, “lame.” What’s not lame to a manly-man like me? That’s simple: What’s not lame is fighting the 90s culture wars in 2011. What’s not lame is being a manly man who takes on–are you ready?–feminists. Yeah, anyone can protest against oligarchical power, get arrested and thrown into a brutal LA jail like Yasha Levine did. “Lame-O!” But how many men have the guts to criticize feminists, huh? I mean just check me out here:

    That loose cabal of feminists are employing macro and micro tactics to destroy masculinity.

    Did you get that? That’s a quote from me, Chuck Ross, in one of many brave articles in which I attack feminists and defend the last remnants of masculinity. not like I’m worried about my own masculinity or anything, I’m just so manly I can afford to protect other men’s, uh, masculinity. From women. Which definitely, definitely is NOT lame. Yeah, like to see you try coming up with something as not-lame as that! Take that, feminist cabal!

    Here is more from me, Chuck Lane of Gucci Little Piggy (that’s “Gucci Little Piggy” as in “not-emasculated because all masculine men understand how manly it makes you to name your blog ‘gucci little piggy'”):

    “Donny Deutch and Female Superiority” in which I bravely, manlinessly take on celebrity Donny Deutsch because he’s too afraid to tell the truth about women being inferior, and I defend a brave heroic manly advertising executive named Neil French who was martyred by feminazi oppression merely for the crime of telling a roomful of advertising executives that women don’t deserve to rise to the top of the ad world. Here’s what I wrote:

    It shows that a strategy of appealing to women is never a bad one in business. A man can’t lose by sucking up to them. You can only lose by telling the truth about them.

    You talk about danger, who has ever had the guts to write that! Sure, I mean every fucking buddy movie or teen film or basically every single male in the history of mankind has heard this cliche about a gazillion bazillion times–but it’s never been funnier than when it’s written with profound seriousness by Chuck Ross of the Masculinity Defense Liberation Underground!

    That’s why I’m not lame. Because I’m too manly! Anyway, how could anyone who bravely battles feminist phantoms be “lame”? How could a manlinista like Chuck Ross, who runs a blog with the decidedly not-lame name “Gucci Little Piggy” ever be accused of anything but whatever is the opposite of “Lame”? Sure all of my obsessing over my masculinity might point to something, er, um, well, forget it–that would be lame to bring it up here. You lame-O’s like Yasha are fighting unmanly battles against billionaires and wealth concentration and police brutality–clearly you have been emasculated by the feminist cabal. You’re like, “Oo, I’m an emasculated man oo I’m against oligarchy and wealth inequality, oo” as if concentrations of wealth ever harmed anyone or played any significant role in anything in history!

    See, I live in the 1990s and I know that there’s nothing in the world that is worse than being “lame.” So when you get arrested as a journalist–as I have many times been arrested (in my head) by feminazis and the thought police (who pursue me in my head) because i’m so damn contrarian and “not politically correct” that they just can’t handle my not-lame ways–anyway, when you get arrested as a journalist, the thing that I look for is whether or not it’s lame. Yeah, I’m that kinda edgy guy. And when you get waterboarded or skullfucked (notice how I said “Skullfucked” because I’m so damn edgy), then you can talk to me, because that means you’re not lame anymore.

    God I admire my no-bullshit ballsy courage! I betcha none-a you can handle this comment!

    Check out more of my not-lame edginess!
    http://tinyurl.com/45z2dkm
    http://exiledonline.com/jim-goad-begs-mark-ames-answer-me-please-jim-goads-mother-responds-in-an-exiled-exclusive/

  • 4. vortexgods  |  December 1st, 2011 at 6:03 pm

    “The experience was worse than he’d expected, but he’ll explain more on that as soon as he’s back and able to focus.”

    I’ve always believed that the reason our gargantuan prison system was allowed to degenerate to the extent that it has is to stifle political dissent. Henry David Thoreau might think differently about going to a prison where forced sodomy is an accepted tool of social control.

    Seriously, you find out that you are getting the role of an extra in one of the Saw movies, and the concept of writing intellectual tracts from your prison cell becomes a lot less appealing.

    Hey, it worked on me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o5E3sp7mmI

  • 5. G.L.Piggy  |  December 1st, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    fine you got me. i’ll admit it, i’m a useless bootlicker who gets paid $35,000 plus shitty benefits (no medical) to troll the eXiled pretending that it ain’t really that cool that levine got arrested covering a protest, especially given few journalists have the balls to get arrested right here in America. lara logan got raped. the least yasha could do was leave some blood on the pavement. And unlike Yasha, I can proudly say that I DID–and will continue–to leave blood on the the spiked buttplug pager that Mr. Koch makes comment trolls like me wear.

  • 6. EL BARTO  |  December 1st, 2011 at 8:02 pm

    Solidarity!

  • 7. G.L.Piggy  |  December 1st, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    “Cutting-edge Manliness On Board” over at Chuck Ross’s incredible 90’s-retro blog Gucci Little Piggy! Last visitor there is an emasculated egg!

    Also, thank you Exiled Censor for improving my mensmovementardery. You make me readable, for once in my life.

  • 8. Peter  |  December 1st, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    I am more than willing to donate whatever limited means I have to Mr. Levine’s bail.

  • 9. helplesscase  |  December 1st, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    Holy shit. #3 is hilarious–Ames must be (understandably) more pissed off than usual and tweaked out of his mind. Glad Yasha is home. Let us know about bail.

  • 10. Anthony  |  December 1st, 2011 at 10:17 pm

    hope my paltry donation helps you guys get out/stay out of jail and get some soothing drugs! fight on, exile!

  • 11. matt  |  December 1st, 2011 at 11:21 pm

    #3 might be the mighty eXiled censors’ work.

  • 12. matt  |  December 1st, 2011 at 11:22 pm

    lol I mean the censors best work

  • 13. hazey  |  December 2nd, 2011 at 1:02 am

    I was talking to a comrade tonight who had a $5000 bail from the OLA raid. She was saying the bail bonds places were trying to tack on an additional $700 to the $500 ten percent for total of $1200. Also the pigs kept them on the bus for 7 hours, drove them to the San Fernando valley, waited 3 hours, drove them back to LA, stopping at Star Bucks for 45 minutes on the way. People had to piss and shit on the floor of the bus. So fucked up.

  • 14. Bradford C.  |  December 2nd, 2011 at 1:47 am

    It’s a good thing he got out so soon, since writing utensils could be turned into a deadly weapon… American Corrections are more draconian than Gramsci’s jailors.

  • 15. Vendetta  |  December 2nd, 2011 at 2:42 am

    @11 I was about to say, OH REALLY????? But you caught yourself before I did. It was indeed Ames at his best.

  • 16. somedood  |  December 2nd, 2011 at 6:56 pm

    The Almighty eXiled Censor makes trolls cower in fear and awe…

  • 17. Frank  |  December 3rd, 2011 at 3:13 am

    Apparently #4 doesn’t know how prison works. Sodomy happens in the prisons, yes. Yasha didn’t go to prison, he went to jail. You don’t go to prison in America until after you’ve been tried and convicted. Considering Yasha posted his bail instantly (and it seems to have been less money than I spend on a weekend of booze and blow), statements about fear of sodomy are obvious and facile bullshit.

  • 18. vortexgods  |  December 3rd, 2011 at 2:17 pm

    Yes, I’m sure nobody has ever been sodomized in a jail cell in the United States. Why the idea is preposterous!

    Next you’ll tell me that American cops have been caught sodomizing prisoners with broom handles!

  • 19. JOHN WALSH  |  December 3rd, 2011 at 2:47 pm

    FIRST RUNTHROUGH FOR EMBEDDED PRESS WAS THE IRAQ INVASION WHERE SADDAM HUSSEIN WAS THE TARGET. EMBEDDED MEDIA WAS A SUCCESS. NOW EMBEDDEDPRESS IS BROUGHT TO THE HOMELAND. CALLED POOL COVERAGE AND THE TARGET ARE CITY HALL PARK USERS AND TREE CLIMBERS TO BE SHOT DOWN LIKE WILD ANIMALS.WATCH THE CBS TV CLIP WHERE THE EMBEDDED REPORTERSHOUTS TO HIS CAMERAPWRSON TO TIRN OFF THE LIGHT
    WHILE OCCUPIER TYSON HEDER IS BEING
    ASSAULTED BY A GROUP OF LAPD. COPS.
    NOW THE CLAIM

    HE SPIT AT THEM. YOU ONLY SEE SHADDOWS
    ON THE VIDEO BECAUSE THE LIGHT WAS TURNED OUT.

  • 20. tt  |  December 4th, 2011 at 2:52 pm

    Congratz Levine! A rite of passage ,real battlescars, I knew you’ve always been a real badass journalist, not just some chickenshit troll who goes around calling people internetleftwingerhippies! :)

  • 21. Worshipper  |  December 6th, 2011 at 1:54 pm

    Ever read Jonah Goldberg’s amazing brilliant book “Liberal Fascism”? Yeah, I’m a contrariantard so I think “liberal fascists” is so…grrrrrrooo ooh you make me so mad you liberal fascists! But I’ll get you with my contrarianism! Damn youuuu!!!

  • 22. IWW  |  December 12th, 2011 at 11:46 am

    What an inspiration! So glad that Yasha could take some time off from being a Woerk of the World to take one for the team!

  • 23. Those Evil Goys!  |  December 12th, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    So glad to see trolltards who’ve never done anything brave in their lives trying to kiss the Koch Brothers’ asses and do anything they can to defend Massa Koch against Yasha.


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