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This thread is directed toward the increasingly vocal group of anti-government posters (aka patriots) suggesting government overthrow or revolt.
In the course of planning your uprising to halt, cripple or replace the US government, have you a contingency plan to maintain the critical services necessary for sustaining the US economic, societal, military and commerce infrastructure vital to the stability and defense of the country which might otherwise yield us vulnerable to attack?
These include, but are not limited to, critical US agencies which are largely non-political in nature but critical to the safety and well-being of all citizens:
If you have a plan in place to provide for the millions of US citizens who would be severely hampered or placed in harm’s way in their pursuit of life, liberty and happiness by your actions then please show me the secret handshake.
You cherry-picked examples but avoided the question. Nice try. Simply describe your plan or provide overview to replace the hundreds of thousands Gov. employees.
BTW, my father worked for FAA for 30 years as ATC.
Got media connections? Political connections? Sounds to me like the OP has a "plan" already in mind.
Originally posted by DINSTAAR
reply to post by kinda kurious
The OPs fear is manufactured disdain for antigovernment people.
What about anti-government people who see unfounded affection toward an arbitrary geographical region in abstract (patriotism) as a crutch for the feeble minded and brainwashed zombified masses of society?
No sane person is planning an uprising.
These agencies are political, noncritical, and not necessary. The market would have already found better, safer, and cheaper ways to deal with all of the stuff your list of entrenched bureaucracies have had the responsibility to control.
Do you own shoes? I do. Thank God the government gave them to us, otherwise we would be barefoot.
Hmmmmmm. FAA : Sets air travel safety standards. Guides and directs commercial aircraft including take off and landings in the largest, safest and busiest airspace in the world. Not necessary? Fly much?
The balance of your reply was a nonsensical tirade.
There are not enough letters on my keyboard to waste addressing your rant.
Although obviously well educated, you waste many words without saying much.
Looks like the proponents of government substitution don't have a plan (or contingency) to insure safety and well being of nation's citizens. That better?
Originally posted by allprowolfy
reply to post by kinda kurious
hey kinda! what is your expenditure plan? let me be really clear once obama finishes off where bush left off, there will not be much left of the U.S this country will look something like Chile, or zimbabwe, so what is your plan, highly doubt you will be coming out of your jet smiling, more like running for your life as poverty creates crime and that is a known fact! anyhow curious to hear your synopsis, as either way i forsee a revolution or a huge crime rate, thus changing America forever?
[edit on 4-4-2010 by allprowolfy]
So what is the plan? My plan is to advocate nonviolence and speak loudly against all forms of tyranny. If we can achieve a world or even a section of it without systematic violence, one will be surprised by how many problems that we face today will disappear entirely.
The easiest way to 'solve' the ills of the world are to stop causing them.
I suppose my intent was to challenge those who threaten Government overthrow into realizing the daunting scope of their undertaking and thereby discourage their actions without careful consideration.
To all others, I implore you to stand down until you offer a cogent plan of action which insures safety and well being of the citizens of America and affect change through non violent means.
Sorry, I don't mean to intrude in your discussion with Karl - but you make some very good points and have a great set of fair questions for "patriots". And personally I like your plan as an individual:
Underlying all the complexity and scope, motivation and intent, rhetoric and disparagement seems to be vehement disagreement on how to implement a better social structure - as well as what constitutes "better".
If more people really held your stated view, the world would naturally become a better place - many of our motives and intents are unclear to us and we have difficulty distinguishing our view of ourselves.
Originally posted by zamo1993
The plan seems pretty simple to me.
When the revolution is over the goverment officials will be replaced (by vote) with people that are more wellsuited to lead.