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To: chris37
Well said. We have a duty as free people, created in the image of God, to resist tyranny by all means.

Furthermore, Beck's plan won't even work. Why would the tyrant's minions even bother to "process" us through today's criminal system?

I came across this quotation from The Gulag Archipelago yesterday.

“And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?... The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If...if...We didn't love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.”

― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

28 posted on 01/10/2013 11:43:30 AM PST by Martin Tell (ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it)
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To: Martin Tell
I came across this quotation from The Gulag Archipelago yesterday.

“And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?... The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If...if...We didn't love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.”

― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

Thank you!! That is intense and telling! I think we all need to memorize that and share it with friends and family. I'm saving the quote for future reference.

36 posted on 01/10/2013 11:50:35 AM PST by Perseverando (Gun control? It's really not about gun control is it? It's really about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: Martin Tell

No doubt our enemy is provoked by our weakness.

The wolf does not believe that the sheep will fight back.

It is up to the sheep to prove the wolf wrong, or the wolf will be right.

We now live in very dangerous times


38 posted on 01/10/2013 11:58:06 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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