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Originally posted by FX44rice
reply to post by xmotex
Do you think our Gov. is heading in the right direction? By taking taxpayer money giving it to the Fed to capitalize insolvent banks? Which are in fact still insolvent. Cap and Trade?
Originally posted by dooper
reply to post by Xtinguish
Come on, Extinguish, you don't have to be bashful here. I want to apologize too if it seems I'm a bit too strong in my replies, and I assure you, I'm not doing any "ranting." The truth is, some of us, possibly from past experiences elsewhere, have a pretty good idea of what a civil war may look like.
And since Westerners historically kill like no others on earth, any civil war in a Western culture would be one big-assed blood bath.
I believe that potential armed conflict SHOULD be discussed, since our Founding Fathers stated clearly, time and again, that this is always an option once a government begins to intrude on the lives of the populace.
They even placed the Second Amendment in our founding documents, providing for that very capability.
I never mentioned Cuba. Your previous postulation was that a single rifle or bullet would not be the end, and thus I asked if you were aware of Che Guevera. El Che went abroad to spread his Marxist revolution, and thanks to SAD, he ended with lead poisoning. Nine bullets, I believe, as did the other examples I gave.
I would never become a gorilla fighter, but have extensive experience as a guerilla fighter though, and it never mattered on whose soil I was fighting on. Soil is just another word for dirt.
I don't have to raise an army nor start a revolution, as it's coming with or without me, without any input from me.
I'm not some hot-headed kid with visions of glory, grandeur, nobility, ideals of bravery, a quest for combat, not a glee for wading in blood. I know better.
I was never a sprinter - but a long distance runner. I was never a point of light - more like a vague shadow. And there are many just as I describe all over this nation.
When I fought, I cheated, deceived, and misdirected. I never - ever - gave my enemies an even break. I hunted like a cat with the patience of a spider. Thought I earned myself some peace and quiet. Too bad. As soon as some dumbass kicks this thing back, I'll be reverting back to my ruthless, old, sinful ways.
Your questions such as targets, goodguys/badguys, organization, media, and planning, indicate you don't yet see how this will go down. Someone will make a mistake - a miscalculation - that in of itself may be inconsequential under other circumstances - but this time will be catastrophic on the tail end. The snowball that starts the avalanche.
One little .380 pistol, one wrong turn, and one man kicked off WWI, resulting in about 20,000,000 dead. Chance can play a big part, and it's just that easy. One little miscalculation.
And when things go completely to hell - in the words of Rohm Immanuel, counsel to the Annointed One - "never let a good crisis go to waste."
So. Some - a handful - will set the ship back on its original course. Oddly, our Constitution was written in blood, so it's not like we're going to get it dirty by putting it back into effect.