posted on May, 3 2009 @ 05:57 PM
Sarge, I would agree that there is a lot of turmoil just under the surface.
The greatest threat as I see it is not that everyone is going to grab up a pitchfork and assault the halls of Congress.
I fear an event.
The veneer of civility and the sheet of civilization is very, very thin. It doesn't take much to peel away the veneer and for things to erupt in a
state of anarchy.
We saw examples of this in riots in Liberty City, New York, LA, and smaller incidents created over the least of things.
Imagine the sudden chaos should anything untoward happen to Obama. And we will not be able to rely on the police. They will have their own families
to look after.
Once the chaos starts, shortages, stoppages, and outages will be self-perpetuating, which in turn will fuel more resentment, anger, frustration, and
One little event. And things could go tits-up nation-wide.
Any other nation with any designs would immediately try to take advantage of this chaos, which in turn could lead to even more disaster.
This thing certainly feels like it's about to tip over. Everyone, bone-deep is unsettled. Waiting for the next shoe to drop.
And it won't be pretty, it won't be pleasant, and those who initially would contribute to the chaos, would in turn suffer the most for decades.
In the nineteenth century, some of the Western towns would get a bellyful of lawbreakers, and resort to vigilantism to restore order.
Anytime a government cannot protect the people in a time of anarchy, various forms of vigilantism manifest themselves in a society for the sake of
That too, is ugly.
Because in times of anarchy, the peace prophets, the pacifists, the intelligensia, and the "nice guys" are the first to fall, and do so faster than
burdschitt in a downdraft.