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Posted on 05/19/2009 11:44:49 PM PDT by plsjr
During the last 30 years we Americans have been so politically divided that some of us have called this left-right, liberal-conservative split a "culture war" or even a "second Civil War." These descriptions are no longer accurate. The precise, technical word for what is happening in the United States today is revolution.
Because of our country's history, we tend to think of revolutions as military conflicts, and of the revolutionaries as the good guys; the image of Minutemen fighting valiantly against the British forces at Lexington and Concord lies deep within our DNA. But sometimes -- quite often, actually -- revolutions aren't military conflicts, and the good guys are the ones trying to keep the revolution from happening. In January 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany by its elected president; he would spend the next two years consolidating his power with the legislative connivance of his political allies in the Reichstag. In October 1917, Lenin and his Bolsheviks took control of Russia from Kerensky and his Social Democrats -- who had overthrown the Czar earlier that year -- entirely through parliamentary maneuvering in Russia's fledgling Duma.
What defines a revolution -- and this is the crucial point to grasp -- is that when it's over a country has changed not merely its leaders and its laws, but its operating system.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
Unfortunately, we've not paid sufficient attention to what they did after elected.
Now we have an education industry that focuses on leftist propaganda, the majority of the news industry, ditto and of course, the progressives/liberals/leftists/socialists/statists/marxists/fascists have completely co-opted one of the political parties and the other is too focused on perqs and re-election to be responsible. The normal, hard working, US Citizen needs to realize the left owns entire industries that are dedicated to the destruction of our country by whatever means available. Responsible US Citizens need to dedicate the time necessary to counter the leftists if we don't want to find ourselves being another banana republic, or worse: another point in the line that includes Stalin, Hitler, Pol Pot, Castro, ...
Here’s an old thread, with an even older (1938) conservative booklet called “The Revolution Was”, written about FDR and the New Deal. Similar points, and almost EXACTLY what we see happening 70 years later.
THE REVOLUTION WAS, By Garet Garrett (written in 1938)
There are those who still think they are holding the pass against a revolution that may be coming up the road. But they are gazing in the wrong direction. The revolution is behind them. It went by in the Night of Depression, singing songs to freedom.
There are those who have never ceased to say very earnestly, “Something is going to happen to the American form of government if we don’t watch out.” These were the innocent disarmers. Their trust was in words.....
Worse outwitted were those who kept trying to make sense of the New Deal from the point of view of all that was implicit in the American scheme, charging it therefore with contradiction, fallacy, economic ignorance, and general incompetence to govern.
But it could not be so embarrassed and all that line was wasted, because, in the first place, it never intended to make that kind of sense, and secondly, it took off from nothing that was implicit in the American scheme. It took off from a revolutionary base......
....Having passed this crisis, the New Deal went on from one problem to another, taking them in the proper order, according to revolutionary technic.....The effect was to keep people excited about one thing at a time, and divided, while steadily through all the uproar of outrage and confusion a certain end, held constantly in view, was pursued by main intention.
The end held constantly in view was power.....
Hegelian Dialectic anyone?
I'm getting so weary of metaphors. Let's be blunt, our "operating system" is a societal contract called the Constitution of the United States of America. This is not an "operating system", it is a written contract and has been abused and ignored that it is no longer recognizable. Okay, so I'm splitting hairs.
So what? What are you going to do about it? Nothing, most likely. You're going to talk and talk about it all; give it new names; and do nothing while our contract is ripped to shreds.
You will write your representatives; join your demonstrations (as I used to do); bitch on the Web; occasionally talk with relatives and friends; and then watch your "op system" go to hell.
I don't mean you, personally. I mean the American populace in general. There are movements growing for States' rights. There are movements growing otherwise - take that as you will.
Just stop giving metaphors for the Constitution of the United States of America. You and everyone else should use the word, CONSTITUTION, every time you speak of the abuses of the Fedgov. End rant.
much of our problem today is that we have discovered we can vote our/friends from the public trough, and we do in large amounts.
I think you make a good point. I keep thinking that what zero and the left are really trying to do is pick a fight that will spark a fire that will spread, and this will give him the excuse to send in the acorn brownshirts.
But, This isn’t Germany or Russia decades ago. Americans, if pushed far enough, will fight back and the last thing you want after you is a pissed off yanqui.
Thanks for the prompt to learn something “new”. (Some things NEVER change).
Why is it important for you to understand the subject of the Hegelian Dialectic? Because it is the process by which all change is being accomplished in society today. More importantly, it is the tool that the globalists are utilizing to manipulate the minds of the average American to accept that change, where ordinarily they would refuse it.
The Hegelian Dialectic is, in short, the critical process by which the ruling elite create a problem, anticipating in advance the reaction that the population will have to the given crisis, and thus conditioning the people that a change is needed. When the population is properly conditioned, the desired agenda of the ruling elite is presented as the solution. The solution isn’t intended to solve the problem, but rather to serve as the basis for a new problem or exacerbate the existing one.
When the newly inflamed difficulty reaches the boiling point of a crisis, it becomes the foundation upon which arguments may again be made for change. Hence, the process is repeated, over and over, moving society toward whatever end the planners have in mind.
We should also stop using the metaphors: liberal, progressive, leftist...etc.
The philosophy and political action we are fighting is COMMUNISM!
Click through and read the whole article, this guy gets it.
Great article until I came to this line. Wow! This author just doesn't "get it".
The school board is the very first step in my state in working your way into the political pipeline. So?...Who controls who get elected to the school board? Answer: Our corrupt Marxist dominated teachers union. Without their support it is impossible to get elected.
What's needed here is a complete dismantling of government education.
Marxism is our nation's **most** serious threat. SCHOOLS are the Marxist's most powerful weapon. The government schools must be shut down and conservatives must set up private alternatives.
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“here are movements growing for States’ rights.”
People can’t just concentrate on the federal government. Citizens need to take back their local governments.
Run for your local council seat. Volunteer to sit on the planning and zoning boards, where liberals cause damage to our property rights.
Read your state open meetings law. Liberals in local governments are constantly holding illegal meetings. With your open meetings law, you can sue liberals, nullify ordinances and even throw them in jail.
There’s no reason conservative communities should be under the thumb of liberals. Take back your local neighborhoods.
If you’re going to be revolutionary, start local.
Yeah, he gets it.
inside 4 months since the commie throttle was mashed to the floor, look how fast were going now...
IF this had been written and believed 30, 40, 60 yrs ago, we would still have multiple boxes to choose from...
but the monster truly is roaming the countryside, and will devour everything in its path until the people truly muster at the grass roots level...
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