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Social Upheaval, How Close Are We?
The Market Oracle ^ | 10-24-2009 | Michael T Bucci

Posted on 10/27/2009 9:12:51 PM PDT by blam

Social Upheaval, How Close Are We?

Politics / Social Issues
Oct 24, 2009 - 02:33 AM
By: Michael_T_Bucci

Many authors who have contributed to The Market Oracle have expressed concern - some overtly and some in passing - about the possibility of social upheavals in the US caused by economic dislocations and what impact these events would have on the markets.
How close are we?
An excellent synopsis by Mr Andre Damon of the current status of economic conditions extant in the US and the world on the eve of the G20 conference contains a prescient conclusion: "These different factors set the stage for the inevitable eruption of open social conflict." Having written elsewhere this same conclusion and finding it raised by political writers both on the Left and Right using identical economic and social data and yardsticks, I firmly believe that open conflict MAY BE UPON US and needs only a small (or large, I believe) catalyst to erupt. Hopefully, this won't occur.

Regrettably, the American far-right has hijacked both the minds of workers who would otherwise galvanize behind self-defensive and pro-social agendas, and of Republican moderates and centrists; while the Democrats, Progressives and Left-leaners remain mesmerized and paralyzed in a residual stupor of Obamania (frozen in denial).
President Barrack Obama serves the purpose (knowingly or unknowingly) of neutralizing the center- to left-coalitions whereby the Bush agenda would and did continue without dissent; his administration, however, now is being drowned by assaults from the far-right (paraphrasing Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit's comments about the NPD) who are "daring to do things that endanger our democracy".

Many of these agenda-setters (along with gunners at Obama rallies) are seeking majority rule in 2010 when they should be sought for aiding and abetting insurrection and endangering the life of a President.
Republican moderates and centrists did not stop this momentum, but instead allowed extremists to control their party and vie for future control of America in what seems a "by any means possible" manner. These are critical times for this Democracy.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: avengeme; bhoeconomy; civilwar; cwiiping; economy; revolution; unemployment; unrest; upheavels; wolverines
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To: Flavius

all designed with us in mind


21 posted on 10/28/2009 3:59:46 AM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Something stinks in Oslo)
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To: blam
Republican moderates and centrists did not stop this momentum, but instead allowed extremists to control their party and vie for future control of America...

I've been to the gatherings and have seen these extremists with my own two eyes and they are a scary lot!

Grannies, soccor moms, retired workers that many of probably vote democrat. I've seen veterans and entire families, even YOUNG CHILDREN with scary signs!

Yep, the extremists are taking over. What are we going to do about it? I'm more than a little nervous.

22 posted on 10/28/2009 4:15:01 AM PDT by houeto (I peered inside the Treasury's door and alas, the entire vault was empty. We've been robbed!)
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To: blam
Deflation Fears As Eurozone And US Credit Contracts
23 posted on 10/28/2009 6:24:36 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

It will happen but we won’t do it. After the next election that the Dems lose by a large margine, they will be the ones starting violence and urging each other to do the “patriotic” thing (French yute rioting).


24 posted on 10/28/2009 6:31:34 AM PDT by BigDaddyTX (Don't Mex with Texas)
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To: Jim Noble

I’m not ready for it - can you hold it off for a couple of years? :)

Seriously, I’m “prepping”, but have a late start.


25 posted on 10/28/2009 6:34:48 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: mc6809e
There isn’t a group anywhere else on the planet that will do more to defend the United States against fascism.

This is why they see us as a threat!

26 posted on 10/28/2009 6:35:59 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: blam

What happens when the food deliveries stop to the cities?


27 posted on 10/28/2009 6:37:36 AM PDT by listenhillary (A "cult of personality" arises when a leader uses mass media creating idealized/heroic public image)
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To: Schwaeky

That’s not the way to do it.

The way to do it is to have your state declare all federal laws null and void within the state,

then hunker down and “prepare to repel boarders”.


28 posted on 10/28/2009 6:37:39 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: listenhillary

They all go feral.

And the rich libs in the cities will see what they’ve been promoting and protecting.


29 posted on 10/28/2009 6:38:18 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: MrB

No such event will ever happen, you need to stop watching movies. Government health care will pass, cap and trade will pass, we will simply become a socialist nation without even the “mere” whimper some talk about. No ones going to do anything because legislation was passed, even if it means we’re socialists. That is the reality of the situation.


30 posted on 10/28/2009 6:39:41 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: MrB

There will be lots of food to be had in the suburbs for a short time.


31 posted on 10/28/2009 6:39:54 AM PDT by listenhillary (A "cult of personality" arises when a leader uses mass media creating idealized/heroic public image)
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To: Scythian

We never thought we would have a Marxist in the Whitehouse. It was unthinkable after all of the blood we had shed in the 20th century fighting for freedom.


32 posted on 10/28/2009 6:42:14 AM PDT by listenhillary (A "cult of personality" arises when a leader uses mass media creating idealized/heroic public image)
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To: listenhillary
"What happens when the food deliveries stop to the cities?"

In 72 hours, they start to burn and the refugees will be looking for you.

33 posted on 10/28/2009 6:49:08 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

Allow me to Re-PHRASE ONE OF THEIR LINES...

When OBAMA should be impeached for aiding and abetting TERRORISTS


34 posted on 10/28/2009 12:29:22 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: blam
Why are we still referring to the Czars in Obama’s administration? They are Commissars. Welcome the rise of the American politburo.
35 posted on 10/28/2009 12:31:37 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all the while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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To: mc6809e
There isn’t a group anywhere else on the planet that will do more to defend the United States against fascism.

If you think about it, that's what the author is afraid of - that we'll stand up to (his, their) fascism.

36 posted on 10/28/2009 12:34:10 PM PDT by Hardastarboard (Maureen Dowd is right. I DON'T like our President's color. He's a Red.)
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To: blam

If the ammo and gun sales are any indicator, a lot of people think this is inevitable. I assume everyone hopes we never have to fight our fellow Americans but the cultural divide is so great, the hatred so intense, is it inevitable?


37 posted on 10/28/2009 12:34:20 PM PDT by mojitojoe (“Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism.” - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: listenhillary

Fools like the author of this barf strewn diatribe still deny there is Socialism afoot in America. Marxism is but a dirty word.

Dirty because it speaks truth of the situtation.


38 posted on 10/28/2009 12:35:27 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all the while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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To: Scythian

Speak for yourself. You sound resigned to that fact. I will never live under a Pinko government. NEVER. I will leave if people decide to just accept it and we can’t have honest elections to remove them. You enjoy being one of their serfs.


39 posted on 10/28/2009 12:38:16 PM PDT by mojitojoe (“Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism.” - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: mojitojoe

Yes. It’s inevitable at this point. Things are so out of whack the built-in checks and balances no longer work.


40 posted on 10/28/2009 12:39:59 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (III)
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