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this isn't a question of anarchist usage, but of english terminology...
"with portfolio" is a phrase that means that someone has a history of accomplishment (of some sort). they carry a body of experience in the field in question (ambassador with portfolio, for example).
so the implications of an "insurrectionary without portfolio" can be deduced from that.
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What would be the problem of having insurrectionary experience? I understand that nihilists would disregard individuals that attempted to use that experience as a way justify some sort of positive program.  However to disregard "connections to intentions, loyalties, or aims" implies a connection with all  "action driven by hopelessness and embracing of the void " thus nihilists may find affinity with columbine or the recent arizona type attacks? To me it seems that "action driven by hopelessness and embracing of the void" is a clear intention and loyalty. Nihilists of today (albeit mostly communist) are uncomfortable with activities that move beyond publishing or informational purposes precisely because of this paradox, actually disregarding the Russian nihilist history of action which had very specific "intentions, loyalties, or aims."

sorry this should be a comment on aragorns answer.
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