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TomJohnsonJr 1
"Free right on a red, yes. And free left on a red for anarcho-syndicalists."
Posted by TomJohnsonJr on October 28, 2013 at 2:56 PM · Report this
Asparagus! 2
I raise you this driving school in my neighbourhood.

http://pagandrivingschool.com/
Posted by Asparagus! on October 28, 2013 at 3:00 PM · Report this
yelahneb 3
Ooo, where can I buy one of those upside-down American flags?
Posted by yelahneb http://www.strangebutharmless.com on October 28, 2013 at 3:16 PM · Report this
Fistique 4
GTA V is my anarchist driving instructor.
Posted by Fistique on October 28, 2013 at 3:31 PM · Report this
treacle 5
I wasn't aware that the upside-down flag was specifically an anarchist thing. There are plenty of "Constitutionalists", Right-Wingnuts, Militia and Survivalist types that think the US is in a 'state of emergency', and fly the flag upside down. It would be worth actually talking to them to ascertain their politics. (Or atrocious flag-hanging skills.)

The only question I have about this driving school is: Are they teaching defensive driving, or offensive driving techniques?
Posted by treacle on October 28, 2013 at 3:44 PM · Report this
fletc3her 6
It means the driving school is in distress. For god's sake send help!

I flew the gay pride flag upside down in a parade once. Nobody seemed to notice, but maybe some homophobes were cheering for my radical anti-equality message.
Posted by fletc3her on October 28, 2013 at 4:10 PM · Report this
MacCrocodile 7
For a brief time in the early 2000s, I worked for a family from all around the world (the parents were from Iraq and India, and their daughter was born in Kenya). One day, the wife came to me with a flag decal she wanted to put in the window, possibly to answer any questions racist assholes might have about their loyalty. Despite having lived in the US for a while, she had to ask me which way the American flag goes.
Posted by MacCrocodile http://maccrocodile.com/ on October 28, 2013 at 4:19 PM · Report this
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My daughter went to this driving school; the instructor is not any kind of anarchist-- he's a reactionary, Tea Party advocate. He makes teenagers listen to his right-wing nonsense in order to pass their driver's ed class.
Posted by acmyscp on October 28, 2013 at 6:53 PM · Report this
Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn 9
A teabagger driving instructor? Teabaggers are the same guys who think automated speed and red light cameras are a "tax" on regular drivers. Because "regular" driving necessitates running red lights and speeding. If you build a machine that systematically tickets every last motherfucker exceeding the speed limit or running red lights, then your freedom to habitually break the law is destroyed.

A cool expose would be to send an undercover reporter to get driving lessons from this fuck, teaching everybody to drive like a sociopath.
Posted by Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn http://youtu.be/zu-akdyxpUc on October 28, 2013 at 7:00 PM · Report this
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Other people have said this, but it's almost certainly someone who's an extreme right-winger. A lot of those guys (and gals, I guess) claim the U.S. is in distress, so they fly the flag up side down.
Posted by jph on October 28, 2013 at 8:52 PM · Report this
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Charles Mudede is smart enough to know the difference between a left-wing radical and a right-wing radical, and smart enough to call both of them "radicals."

And Charles Mudede, for all his praise of radicalism, will not be sending his own children to a driving school taught by radicals, be they left or right.
Posted by robotslave on October 28, 2013 at 10:13 PM · Report this
Cato the Younger Younger 12
@11, he also won't be moving his family into one of the micro-housing options in Seattle. Those are just for everyone else; not him.

Posted by Cato the Younger Younger on October 29, 2013 at 3:25 AM · Report this
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Oh dear what a driving school!
Posted by InternetMarketingPlatinum on October 31, 2013 at 2:49 AM · Report this

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