All this seething and fermenting conflict may come to war, but is sure won’t be civil.
The liberals have been very quick to declare the T.E.A. party to be “dead”, and therefore no further threat to them, but they mistake the inaction for indecisiveness. Now may not yet be the time, but while the takers gambol and frolic, the lion waits and watches, looking for the opportune time to strike and decimate the foolish herbivores.
It would seem that especially for the takers among us, that somehow segregating themselves from these irascible neighbors would be in their better interests. But no, they seem to think they can whack the hornets’ nest with a stick repeatedly. Why do they never learn that every single hornet out there comes armed with weaponry that is at the very least painful to the target, and in some instances, can be deadly?
Ferocity is programmed into just about every living organism above the level of a single cell, and even single-cell organisms have defensive and predatory responses that are intended to preserve the species. Politeness between human beings is not a weakness, it is a cultural recognition of the very raw emotional imperatives that lie just below the surface, and a check on impulsiveness.
Open carry of sidearms is a very conscious reminder of the necessity for exercising politeness.
The Republican party, once known as the conservative party, is also a player in the "TEA Party is Dead" charade. But we're not dead - we're millions strong, we're all armed to the teeth (which the left would love to change), and we're ready to fight to regain our freedom.