posted on Jul, 19 2005 @ 03:02 AM
I say enjoy the ride.
If Washington were still honest, these events would never have occured. I don't think writing anyone will do any good. The best you can hope for is
putting this info out (as is done a lot here on these forums) and hope people have enough sense to step aside from partisan bias, conditioned thinking
that conspiracy theories are all crazy, and that the government cares about you (the most total bs of all), and actually see history unfolding
objectively. If enough people raised hell, the government would have a serious problem. Negative civil reaction is probably one of the biggest real
problems the gov has today, preventing them from invading whom they want, when they want, and doing whatever else they want. The mass media is trying
hard to keep everybody bickering and stupid, but with the internet, times have rather changed in our favor.
But, be that as it may, I really don't think there's anything we can reasonably do collectively to change what our country will do. It's only a
matter of time. If we want war in Iran, North Korea, or even China, it's only a matter of when, and how many terrorist attacks we'll have to rig up
to make sure there's enough support at home. I don't think I'm a pessimist but I don't think it'll be much better than that for us. I'd like to
be wrong, but I can easily imagine another big "terrorist attack" resulting in another war, and maybe this time with a draft.
On a personal level, you could move to Europe or Mexico (Canada if you can't be drafted, as they'll pull you out of both Canada and college next
time around), or move out in the country and become self-sustaining and cut off from urban life and the future risks that will be coming with it.
Pretty much, my advice is save yourself and let everyone else worry about their own problems. Raising the topic with friends/family/etc. can't hurt,
either. I doubt, though, that peaceful protesting and writing your Congressmen will do any good anymore.