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Economic Riots

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posted on Mar, 29 2009 @ 05:24 PM
Besides the petty Tea Parties I expect things to get pretty bad.

At a Texas Work Force Orientation, the speaker said that when people lose jobs, Child Molestation goes up, Suicide goes up, homicide goes up, etc etc etc...

When fathers don't have a job to go to, and can't get one, they start drinking more and more and that doesn't lead anywhere good, was one of the many examples. When people have nothing to do, and see people doing nothing and gaining everything, you will inevitably see a sequence of bad events.

Maybe we need it maybe we don't.

I see the sparks going off in a room full of gasoline.

Neat video, poor presentation though.

Gereld Celent
If the dollar is going to become worthless, I can understand why other countries are calling for a new world currency. Oil is tied up in the USD, that would affect them, everyone for themselves.

[edit on 29-3-2009 by Republican08]

posted on Mar, 29 2009 @ 05:43 PM
April 1st with the G20 Protest potential virus, and probably a conucopia of other aggression, seems to me to be a very important day to start a Revolution, This fools day is in my head dedicated to all the fools in Gov't.

posted on Mar, 29 2009 @ 09:45 PM
reply to post by Republican08

Revolution? Hell, Americans can't get their heads out of American Idol long enough to think straight. My wife and I were on a business trip, we took our son with us.

We stayed at a Holiday Inn. So, we are in the pool and this moron starts castigating her children for playing too long because, "I'm gonna miss idol!"

The only way fat *** Americans will revolt is if the powers that be turn off their 'reality' TV!

posted on Mar, 29 2009 @ 10:00 PM
I don't know about that. I think what needs to happen is a spark to light it off. I have been noticing people are becoming more edgy lately. I think the government is going to finally cross that point where people will revolt or riot. They could try to take peoples guns which would cause right wing extremist to go crazy. They could try to micro chip everyone which would make the right wing go crazy. Hell they could even cut down a whole forest to give every ape in a research facility a trillion dollars which would make the green peace people go crazy. No seriously this isn't even the tip of the ice burg because if hyperinflation hits We will all be wiped out and then We will see race wars and revolutions like never seen before.

posted on Mar, 31 2009 @ 12:38 AM
As long as the attacks are directed against bankers and govt officials, it's ok with me and if called to jury duty, i plan on acquitting the attackers no matter the guilt. Jury nullification is a wonderful thing.

posted on Mar, 31 2009 @ 01:00 AM
reply to post by traderjack

Where are you from good sir? I would love to find this magical place you must be from where everyone is perfect and nobody is fat or watches TV. Just like any place in the world you can't put everyone into one category.

I have lived in the US all my life, I'm 29 own a big house, make over 6 figures a year and have never watched American Idol. I worked my butt off for everything I have gotten in life and don't take kindly to being labeled lazy. Just because you go on a trip and see some person who is overweight doesn't mean you should start passing judgments from the pedestal you have put yourself on.

People don't riot as much here because we have a decent way of life if you compare it to other places around the world( even currently). We also aren't given a paid day off to go and have a demonstration ( aka go screw off for the day). We are a country that is founded on revolution. When people throw around phrases like we should over throw our government or riot in the streets they think very little of what the real consequence of those actions would be.

Do I think there will be riots? Yes eventually and it probably won't bring about the type of change many think it will. It could bring change where you and your wife would dream of being able to stay at a Holiday Inn and wish some silly American was around that wanted to do business with you. The saying that when America sneezes the world catches a cold is very fitting, even if people around the world don't want it to be.

So next time you decide to point a finger just realize you will have 4 more pointing back at you.

posted on Mar, 31 2009 @ 01:35 AM
reply to post by whoshotJR

With all due respect friend, I think you're making too much of a generalization about the average American having a decent life. 20 years ago perhaps, but it's pretty obvious that things are going down the tubes and life here isn't going to be the same for very much longer. Just a quick google and a glimpse at the number of homeless, the number of jobs lost over the past year, and the decline of our dollar should convince you that things aren't all kosher here in da great US of A.

And honestly, I see nothing wrong with countries that give their citizens a day off to protest. I see absolutely nothing wrong with only having to work 30 hours a week to make ends meet, thereby allowing an individual to have more time to themselves or with their families. That's wonderful that you worked hard and you're making good money, but not everyone is afforded the same opportunities.

As far as people not rioting that much here....well I personally feel that that is because we ARE a lazy and shallow nation by and large. If you walk down the street and randomly quiz people here on entertainment/celebrities, most of the people you talk to are at least somewhat in the know. If you quiz them on basic American History, most of the people you talk to will likely fail miserably. That in and of itself should set off warning bells that our society is generally a shallow and ignorant one.

posted on Apr, 2 2009 @ 01:21 AM

Originally posted by traderjack

Revolution? Hell, Americans can't get their heads out of American Idol long enough to think straight.

The only way fat *** Americans will revolt is if the powers that be turn off their 'reality' TV!

Amen to that. As long as the idiot american has his viagra and an SUV and fuh-ball, he's happy as a clam. We deserve to be a third world country.

posted on Apr, 2 2009 @ 07:58 AM
I see where this is all going.

There are a ton of "Good" true americans out there, but we are overwhelmed by the a$$ scratching ones. Who still believe Saddham Hussein is responsible for 9.11. I'm not mistaken in names, they truly think he did it!!!!

There was a point were America was the Great, and hopefully we can get that back someday.

Just happens when things are going good for a long period of time, people get comfortable, too comfortable, and forget any bad things ever happened. And it's a downward spiral from there.

posted on Apr, 2 2009 @ 04:02 PM
reply to post by whoshotJR

My judgment is right on. And your post demonstrates my point. You have to brag about your 'big' six figure income and tell me how 'my wife and I' will beg to stay in The Holiday Inn. Blah, blah, blah.

Hate to tell you, six figures is peanuts. The globalists, the ultra wealthy, laugh at yours and my income. You and I are not rich except in the eyes of people flipping burgers and sweeping floors. Yet we are the very culture being attacked.

So, before you get all indignant try to see what I am saying.

posted on Apr, 2 2009 @ 05:47 PM
If you were to take a look at how pretty much every revolution you'll notice certain things they all have in common. The biggest by far is taxes... One of the biggest reasons our founding fathers left England was taxation without representation. I don't have any recollection of being part of Ca sales tax hike.

It gets me infuriated that I'm now expected to pay more to help bail out the government.

I have to agree, Americans tend to be lazy when it comes to standing up for our RIGHTS. We gladly accept anything the gov. does as being within our rights. I for one will not stand idly by and watch my country tear itself apart.

How far will we fall from the principles laid down in the constitution? A document that can only be changed by the people and not the powers that it governs.

There must be a blizzard in hell, 'cause it's breaking loose up here.

posted on Apr, 2 2009 @ 05:55 PM
reply to post by traderjack

Again, Where are you from then?

posted on Apr, 2 2009 @ 06:02 PM
reply to post by whoshotJR

The Midwest, nuff said.

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