Skip to comments.Where are the Sons of Liberty When We Need Them ?
Posted on 03/03/2018 5:39:26 PM PST by huckfillary
Wheres the conservative/libertarian organized opposition to anything? The cultural marxists, as Rahm Emanuel would say, never let a crisis go to waste, while the opposition sits idly by with their thumbs up their asses. The Left responds almost immediately to any catalytic event, especially tragedy.
The Left is proactive, always stirring up trouble, several steps ahead of the opposition. They exploit every issue, every weakness. They leave no stones unturned. The conservative opposition is reactive at best, but invisible and limp most of the time.
The conservative/libertarian opposition is meek, timid, disorganized and uncoordinated; they are always left holding the bag. Theyre all hat and no cattle; they talk the talk, but dont walk the walk. They are winning the battle of words, but all but absent from the battle of the streets.
Within minutes of the Parkland tragedy, the Left was fully mobilized to attack President Trump, the GOP, and the 2nd Amendment. They recruited politically ignorant, naive, and pre-brainwashed student-survivors as political props and stooges, ready to do their bidding. Where was the conservative counterpart to David Hogg ? How much airtime would David Hogg be getting if he were a zealous supporter of the Second Amendment ?
The Left is milking the sorrow of the victims families to advance their sick statist agenda. Where is the conservative opposition pointing this out? Likely in their gamerooms. They are too polite, too gentlemanly, too nice, to defend liberty or win the day. The Left plays to win, by any means.
No matter the issue, the conservative/libertarian opposition moves like a sloth, or not a all. And if there is no issue, the Left makes one up. Conservatives are never proactive. A week ago or so the Left launched a short-lived phony campaign to impeach Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. I cannot recall any opposition campaign to oust the marxist Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Lets take conservative/libertarian speakers on college campuses who are ruthlessly silenced by Campus Snowflakes and their well-heeled financial backers. I guarantee you, Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty would have responded to these people in an ugly way. Fearlessly and efficiently. They didnt concern themselves with PC or being rounded up by their British occupiers.
So, where are todays Sons of Liberty? Unfortunately, nowhere to be found. At every turn, they allow the Left to run roughshod over them while they sit in front of their warm fireplaces posting pithy commentaries to FreeRepublic. I admit, Im a fully-credentialed member of the Pajamas Media. But Im far too old to organize a counter-revolution.
The pen is mightier than the sword, so they say, but the Founders, especially Samuel Adams, deftly combined both to win the day. And they all had real day jobs. The Sons of Liberty tarred and feathered their opponents and marched them to the town square in their birthday suits. Imagine todays Pajama Boy libertarians having the stones to do that.
The Sons of Liberty were among our earliest community organizers. To be fair, many of todays conservative/libertarians just dont have the time to be community organizers. A community organizer is just a nice sounding term for someone who isnt gainfully employed. In addition to being employed, conservatives are far more likely to be married, have children, own a home, and be responsible and functional. The cultural marxists and their unwitting dupes are on an eight-year tour of duty at a college or university on the taxpayers dime, living at home with mom and dad, playing video games, and/or bussing tables.
Nevertheless, the conservative/libertarians are virtually invisible and silent when it comes to speedy organized action. Oh sure, a few turn up to heckle to Nancy Pelosi or some congressman at the townhall gathering. But by and large, unlike their ideological opponents, they refrain from organized action, preferring to stay at home and deferring mobilized action their opponents.
It takes far more than election victories or well-written editorials to win and maintain power. You cannot win playing defense. You must control the ball and win by whatever means necessary. As Thomas Jefferson said, The Tree of Liberty must be watered from time to time with the blood of tyrants and patriots.
Excellent...If today’s citizens had been there, those patriots at Concord bridge would be remembered for strewing rose petals in front of the British troops.
What an asinine statement. The Founders took great pains to avoid being rounded up by the British.
And as for where there counterparts of today are, they're tagged, easily tracked, and know perfectly well what people like the author of this tripe will do to, and won't do for, them once they get their "information" from popular media sources.
God save us from "patriots" of their own imagination.
Take a chill pill man. You can disagree without being such an assh**e ? We are, I assume, on the same team.
Yep, that's exactly why we've been getting our asses kicked in the last three election cycles.
Go back under the rock you crawled out from under and take your shamefulness with you.
Waiting for Q to give us the word.
That and it’s cold outside.
>>The conservative opposition is reactive at best, but invisible and limp most of the time.
We’re usually at work.
The personification of libertarian conservatism is the Tea Party. Did the Tea Party accomplish anything of note?
Sorry, I consider the assh**e who wrote this as firing the first shot.
FU. What good have these so-called election victories done us? The two-year budget deal that increases federal spending by double digits? Obamacare not abolished? The insurance industry bailed out? The GOP has betrayed us far too long.
I said that in the article. Read it over.
Thank you. I tire of these big talking patriots doing exactly what they accuse others of doing; being keyboard warriors who bitch about everybody else’s supposed cowardice.
If we marched a million people into Washington, the left and media would plant deliberate eggheads and interview them or simply ignore us entirely. We have to play the cards we are dealt, and the media won’t cover us, certainly not positively.
This is not 1773 and there ARE more "fears" to fear .... it is what it is.
IMO ... the best we can hope for is for enough diagnosed terminal men just pick up and carry on patriotic.
It is ONLY those that have nothing to lose that CAN make a difference.
The bold and brave unfortunately stand alone.
Point taken. But as I said, I’m far too old to lead a revolution. It just saddens and angers me to see the Left always in our faces day after GD day.
Lol no it’s cold outside sounds like a good reason :)
We are too busy working at a real job every day, raising our families, staying out of jail, not sitting around complaining about Life. Remember most of those you hear from on the left, don’t have these responsibilities to deal with.
I respectfully disagree, in part.
Election victories are very important.
And "keeping your powder dry" can be as strong as editorials.
There is a strong undercurrent within the "working people" of this great country. I worked in the campaign as a local volunteer in 2016, in Michigan. Talked to a lot of merchants, skilled tradesmen and the like.
I live five miles from Central Michigan University. Heard more than a few comments that included the "N" word in the stores. No complaints about guns.
Just my observations.
The Sons of Liberty were the radicals in those days; the Loyalists were the ones “sitting on their thumbs” for the most part.
“...where are today’s Sons of Liberty? .... But I am far too old to organize the counter-revolution.”
There you have it. You have answered your own question.
I have confronted these friends of tyranny since 1964, in classes, on the streets, as a student, as a volunteer parade marshal, as a National Guardsman, as a Freeper, as a counter-demonstrator. I am too old now for street fighting. About all I can do is sit before a computer and type, arguing my views before the ignorant who can not think logically or critically or recognize a fact from wishful thinking. What more could I do?
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