Skip to comments.Poll: 29% Think Armed Rebellion Might Soon Be Necessary
Posted on 05/01/2013 2:25:07 PM PDT by GregNH
Three in 10 registered American voters believe an armed rebellion might be necessary in the next few years, according to the results of a staggering poll released Wednesday by Fairleigh Dickinson Universitys PublicMind.
The survey, aimed at measuring public attitudes toward gun issues, found that 29 percent of Americans agree with the statement, In the next few years, an armed revolution might be necessary in order to protect our liberties. An additional five percent were unsure.
Eighteen percent of Democrats said an armed revolt might be necessary, as compared to 27 percent of independents and 44 percent of Republicans. Support levels were similar among males and females but higher among less educated voters.
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Is that all? Lol.
Resident AmRev historians can put legs on that number.
DHS is buying ammo, but so is everyone else.
College grads disagree...qu’elle surprise.
I’m thinking that the percentage who believe a second revolution may be coming is higher than they indicate and higher among the educated than the less educated. I belive der Fuehrer and his party will likely generate a 1776 moment; another shot heard round the world if you will.
Those who agreed were reported to the Department of Homeland Security....
29% is very similar to the numbers just before the War of Independence. Just sayin’.
I wish they had asked “Veteran or Non-Veteran” too. Would be nice to see how many people who are trained to make loud noises and break things think that rebellion is coming.
Don’t take that as fact. Very many of us with college degrees at various levels believe this is becoming more and more possible and many of us are getting ready to defend the Constitution and reestablish the Republic. Among those of us who are prior or retired military there are even more. We swore to protect and defend the Constitution and many of us still hold that oath as a responsibility.
Interestingly, another poll revealed 71% of all Americans are clueless (100% of the 47% totally clueless are subsumed into this figure).
I think the bigger surprise for me is that the number who disagree is less than 50%!
“higher among less educated voters.”
What, like inner city minorities? I’m so sick of this disgusting elitist attitude to anyone without a degree in queer-theory. These East-West coast nobility drones have such disdain for the “99%” they claim to love. We are dealing with a cabal of Hollywood and Intelligentsia monarchs, and the Mooch is Marie Antoinette!
Doesn't sound good for petty tyrants.
33% pretty soon...if this poll is right.
What is surprising to me about this poll is the percentage of women almost equals the percentage of men.
I had ancestors who were Minutemen in their towns and who were soldiers; one who was on Washington’s personal guard detail. I have as much desire to defend the Constitution and rebuild our Republic as they did in establishing it.
About a third were for the Revolution
About a third were Loyalists
About a third were spectators
As I seem to recall.
We may be closer than I have thought. There may not be much more time left.
My oath to, support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, has no expiration date, not until they carve my expiration date on a tombstone.
We no longer have a free press or free election process.
My mistake; I wasn't paying close attention, and took it as 'college students' (young skulls full of mush) instead of graduates (even though I used 'graduates' in my response...). Cutting back on coffee now... :-)
I’m afraid I’m not following you on that. ???
That’s what I was gonna say. Now I have nothing else to bump this thread with.
Our ancestors would have been shooting by now.
That’s about all it took in 1776. One third Patriot, one third neutral or at least too scared and unsure to participate, and one third Tory. As much an American Civil War as a Revolution, especially in the South.
Some say III percent.
The armed rebellion will have to wait until Walmart restocks their ammo shelves...
They were in turn actively supported by perhaps 10% of the population. In addition to these revolutionaries were perhaps another 20% who favored their cause but did little or nothing to support it.
Another one-third of the population sided with the King (by the end of the war there were actually more Americans fighting FOR the King than there were in the field against him) and the final third took no side, blew with the wind and took what came.
Have no fear, your enemy will bring munitions to you! (((ping)))
As Mike Vanderboegh says, we're on our way to creating a class of people we haven't seen in over 100 years: Civil War veterans.
Support levels were similar among males and females but lower among left-wing indoctrinated college grad voters.
Obambi's too stupid to do this himself, so he, the sockpuppet, will have his handlers do all the logistics.
What percentage of those NOT in agreement ACCEPT LOSING THEIR LIBERTIES????? Frightening. But then again, we are ALL accepting it because we allow it to continue.
A bloodless military coup would be so much cleaner but I do not know if there are any military people with the cojones to do it what with all of the firings and forced retirements.
I think it was actually 3% under arms. I guess depends how you count. (silent supporters providing food, shelter, info, political support, etc,,)
Put me in the agree column. I just hope it is quick.
You remark is so blatantly offensive, it makes me wonder if you are actually on the other side. That kind of talk is not conservative. Sounds like what an “occupier” thinks conservatives sound like.
Being employed, military, by the Gubmint makes it very difficult to think about losing your pension. It’s like trying to change social security when the majority of the people, voters, are at the door step of collecting it.
The problem with this is that is what the musliim sleeper cells in the US are probably waiting for (planning on/fomenting?).
I think if “Americans” started shooting they would be very nervous...
Boy, I didn’t know that my ancestors were in the minority. Seven of them fought in various militias against the King and several others provided forts and food for Washington’s army.
29 percent of Americans agree with the statement, In the next few years, an armed revolution might be necessary in order to protect our liberties.
Absolutely laughable. Very few people will even get off the couch to attend a Tea Party rally — in the sunshine. For most Americans the next TV sitcom or sports event is more important that protecting our liberties.
I hope this poll is accurate. IF 1 in 3 feel that way then they also understand why and what for.
About same percentage as thought it necessary to rebel against King George.
DHS is buying ammo, but so is everyone else.
Success will be dependent upon motivation. DHS may be fooling us, but they sure don’t seem overly motivated.
If SHTF, there will be very little gunfire before its all done.
If/When this happens, it will probably be the first revolution in history that will be to restore a government and constitution.
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