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We cannot give up hope in the democratic process, however. We cannot let the country go to violent anarchy without giving peace a chance. Speak out and let your voice be heard. Find like minded people and band together.
Originally posted by Bhadhidar
Originally posted by hotpinkurinalmint
People may realize that voting, peaceful discussions, and peaceful protests are all futile unless a person has large amounts of money to buy off politicians.
And why is it that "WE" cannot become the politicians we seek?
This is the contradiction that continues to confound me. We all say that we cannot trust the politicians we have elected; yet we continue to elect the same type of politican time after time.
I agree completely. That's it in a nutshell. I had great hopes for the Tea Party until it was almost immediately taken over by the Republicans and "ringers."
Americans think we have a choice of candidates but we don't. The same WASP names and faces year after year, every one a millionaire. Then along comes Obama the great "hopemonger" but look what came with him, Biden, Emanuel, Gibbons, Napolitano, etc.
Now more than half of us can't wait until 2012 to get them out of office. What? Are you kidding? The damage has already been done and by 2013 it will be way too late.
No my friends, even if Obama was impeached or he resigned it is all over. We ****ed up royally this time and the bill has come due.
Originally posted by Prove_It_NOW
I've decided that I can't participate anymore in blogs, forums, or any online 'political' discussion.
I've had enough and it's making me literally sick. It is my opinion that the world and more specifically America, is being run over by forces so powerful and intelligent that there is no 'cure' for the cancer anywhere on the horizon.
I could list all my grievances line by line, and fill this whole page...and that's the problem.
I DO think that online discussion and news has slowed down TPTB. I believe that online forums like this HAVE stalled efforts and brought light to issues that would have gone unseen. So I don't believe it is useless. But in the overall picture, I feel that for every 'victory' or exposure, one or two pop up in it's place.
I feel that 'they' have us all beat. I know it's a defeatist attitude, but I personally can't do it anymore.
I guess there have been many threads like this where people say "I've had enough". It's sort of cliche? But I've had enough honestly.
I have a business to run and positive things I want to do. I'm going to ignore it all and just live my life the best way I can. I can't be 'happy' knowing what I know and always reading of our impeding doom or my country's/planet's implosion.
I think America will suffer GREATLY in the next few months/years. I feel we are about to be flushed down the toilet in a very bad way.
I think we have a populace that is too apathetic STILL, which is unreal to me. And those of us that 'know', research, study, write, blog, talk...can only do so much. On top of it, there are so many people split in different directions, that nobody is even on the same page while KNOWING something is wrong. Too many splinter groups so to speak.
I thought there was a chance to turn it around, but I'm afraid that most of what we say online is just noise, and it keeps us distracted, keeps us in our homes, keeps us glued to the keyboard. And I don't see how that can be 'effective' against forces in the REAL world.
Anyways, I hope most of you who see through the corruption and lies will make it through to the other side of this. I hope you survive at least if (when) something truly horrific happens.
Good luck peeps.
Originally posted by NWOWILLFALL
I'll probably leave soon...
Mostly because of the moderators...