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Posted on 09/17/2009 6:15:30 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
Can this republic be saved or is it too far gone?
It will take a revolution. Hopefully not an armed one. But I’m not sure.
I’m not dead yet.
If history can be considered reliable, probably not. :~(
I’ll take, “Too Far Gone” for $100 Alex.
Yes, if we can restore Congress’ fear of the people. At this point I think they consider us only an annoyance to them. I believe they think they can exhaust us with their broad and relentless assault on freedom.
Only the faint of heart would give up on this great nation and forget the sacrifices of the heros of the past.
As more and more Americans are pushed to insufferable, the future becomes brighter. It will not be long until, once again, Facts are to a candid world.
It will not be long until, once again, Facts are submitted to a candid world.
It’s not worth saving. Too many fatal flaws. Better to let it go and start over.
"This republic," in it's truest sense has been gone for some time now. The true question is, "Can it be restored?"
I am sad to say it but no.
The blue staters and red staters do not even speak the same language anymore.
I have had my positions hardened since 2004 and especially since 2006 with the dumblecrat takeover of Congress. We may win back some seats but the house is going to be Dumble again. We stand a better chance in the Senate where the conservative votes in a state can’t be gerrymandered.
That said, there are simply too many people who do not listen or pay attention or who are swayed by the promise of someone else’s wealth being used for their benefit. They are usually in the cities on the coasts. There are other enclaves, to be sure.
So I can forsee people like me just saying that we are not going to be a part of this mess anymore. They can find some other chumps to fund their insane schemes.
Hence I can think the unthinkable: that the Republic is lost.
Ask me in December, 2010. If we haven’t thrown the Democrats out of Congress, the country is a gonner.
My concern is really with our side. Do we have the gonads to stick with it? Do we have more than 2-3 in a hundred that will stand up and fight? Where will the authorities come down? If the military and the police refuse to fire on civilians, we win by default. There are alot of variables that we can't know just yet.
A quick look at Honduras is a good example of what COULD happen. The honcho counted on the army and they arrested him and sent him packing. No bloodshed. If Americans wake up to the Constitution and have faith in it, then we may come together over principle rather than personality. If you go back and view Obama's election rally's versus McCain's, you see the Obama people shouting "Obama, Obama", and the McCain people shouting "USA, USA". A cultish personality brings people like Hitler and Stalin and the movement fails when the person fails. The USA is an idea and is harder to kill.
At that point, the potential for blood in the streets grows immensely. We will wish there had been less decorum in Congress instead of on the streets.
I am tired of Congress hiding behind the decorum when we soldiers in combat and those elite bastards in the Capitol are afraid to get their nose bloodied or offend their hyper sensitive constituents.
The Tree of Liberty is most certainly withering. Perhaps all it needs is a good watering.
I believe only divine intervention will help US now.
How so? Mabye a revolution?
Well, we have a yard sale Saturday so thats out.... and Sunday is my nephew’s ballgames and I need to do a little shopping so....
Next weekend I am getting ready for a beach trip and the weekend after I will be at the beach so...
And forget anytime during the week because I work during the day (busy as heck lately) and come home and do more work in my own shop.
Now what were you saying about a lost replubic or something? I need more details than that if I plan on doing something... whatever that is.
America is at that awkward stage. Its too late to work within the system, but too early to just shoot the bastards. --- opening lines of 101 Things To Do Til The Revolution by Claire Wolfe
How many actually know what a Republic is and why America is a Republic and not a Democracy?
This may help if you're not sure. Americanism. Read the section titled "The American Form of Government" on page 5.
By the way, today is the anniversary of the signing of America's Constitution, which made America a Republic.
A “Democracy” is 3 lions and 1 Zebra voting on what’s for lunch.
Only a miracle of God can save it now.
I think its closer to 60bc....the end of the republic.
But you have a point...near the end of the pax romana is good, too.
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