Skip to comments.Why Has There Been No Revolution?
Posted on 03/23/2013 11:28:26 AM PDT by EXCH54FE
When the central government in the United States rams through a 2700 page bill that was not read by any person who voted for it and whose impossible promises of more-for-less are now being revealed as a fraud; when the government, without apparent concern, rapidly inflates the national debt to 16 trillion that it will admit to (actually its 83 trillion); when the federal government sues the state of Arizona to stop it from guarding the borders and enforcing federal laws concerning illegal aliens; and when the government announces that it wishes to ban all weapons that would allow citizens to resist government overreaching, how far distant is revolution?
This question must have run through the minds of anyone who has read the newspapers for the last four or five years. In todays Wall Street Journal in the Notable & Quotable column, historian Paul Rahe, citing Tocqueville, writes:
One key indicator [of readiness for revolution] is that those with access to the levers of power within the ruling order cease to believe in the religion or ideology that legitimizes the regime. . . . First goes the belief in the legitimacy of the system. Then comes a triggeran event which causes large numbers of people to say to themselves, I cannot take this anymore. Then, the crucial question is whether those in charge have the nerve to try to crush the rebellion and whether their underlings will follow orders. If the powers that be are hesitant, ambivalent, or divided, if their underlings are fed up, things can very easily come apart (as they did in eastern Europe, in the Soviet union, and in Tunisia, Egypt, libya, and Syria).
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Well...”The Bachelor” was on that night! ;)
My favorite question to owebamatards:
If pResident owebama was purposely trying to destroy the United States what would he do differently?
But the GOP is actively trying to "partner" with Obama, because "we're all in this together" and that maintains a kind of faith in the system which is quite unwarranted.
As I’ve always said, for a revolution to take place, the conditions have to be pretty dire (children being ripped from parents, etc.) People in general just want to get on with their lives and as long as they can have at least the illusion of doing so, they’re fine with that. Socialists asked the same question after WW1 and wonder why Russia went for a revolution instead of the industrialized West.
It’s because Obama is half-black. If you’re against his destructive ideas and actions, you’re a racist.
Everybody knows this!
there’ll be no revolution because most people are fat, lazy and happy with Redbox
Obamacare has not gone full monte, when people learn of all the hidden taxes, I predict they will be plenty uncomfortable and very unhappy.
The low information voter has no idea that everytime helicopter Ben starts up the presses, and gives the money to Goldman Sachs, and wall street, that it really is a tax because their spending power just shrank a little more. They just look around and wonder why life seems to be getting harder, or worse, go get in line for Federal Goodies, and Think they are recieving Freebies.
They feel they still have something to lose. Once they lose whatever that is, which will be soon, they will revolt.
I think the straight talk has to come from unelected people. We are at a disadvantage as far as having a platform to be heard from others than ourselves.
Because people are prepping and arming up...they ain’t done...yet.
Questions are the greatest tool of argument, and that is an excellent question.
SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS
As long as people’s mentality is still in high school, they’ll tolerate most anything.
Secession? Perhaps down the road.
State Nullification of Fed mandates? I see that coming. Soon.
One key indicator [of readiness for revolution] is that those with access to the levers of power within the ruling order cease to believe in the religion or ideology that legitimizes the regime.
Most seem to believe we still are immersed in the ideology of Liberty that was a founding principle of this county. They think having the ability to choose "American Idol" or some other insipid TV show is Liberty.
The period of open combat has not yet arrived.
When your doctor quits his practice, your supermarket shelves are empty, and your children are taught to despise you, it’s time. So far, we are seeing only the last item taking place.
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
Call him out.
Consistently, over and over again.
Take the heat of being called a racist.
And call him out some more.
This is war.
Make the MSM spin their wheels with their constant attacks of racism. It will grow old.
And call him out again.
Cut to the chase and tell the public they are being lied too.
Let the MSM spin. Nobody believes them anyway.
This is war.
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