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Originally posted by boondock-saint
I refuse to be baited in an open forum
while sharing sparse idealism is fine
but when this type activity is discussed openly
you are all opening up Pandora's box
on your own.
I may not be the smartest rooster
on the mountain, but I do know
where my boundary ends.
This is NOT something to be discussed
in an open forum.
Originally posted by andeemac2009
Are you all Brainwashed by the Tea Party
Want to Carry a gun in Macdonald's ,, then your dangerous and stupid,, lets arm all the children in Macdonald's as well ????? yes,, this is the Tea Party's Ideology .... I say if remotely this was all true " Ship in the National Guard and rockets and tanks and lets bring it on !!!!
Originally posted by ninthaxis
Why is revolution so popular on internet forums? Lets not beat around the bush here. You are calling for (and hoping for) and armed uprising of citizens against the government for what purpose? Have you never opened a history book to read of the many successful REFORMATIONS? It seems revolution is romanticized and glorified by those who's only course of action is the keyboard and mouse they so expertly manipulate to form pixels on a computer screen. Why are you not out talking to your neighbors, your friends, your family members about your feelings? They can in turn talk to their friends, family, etc.
How exactly do you picture this revolution of yours to happen? You all grab your guns and pitchforks and storm city hall? Those serving your local government are probably not corrupt. So you go to your various state capitals and do what, start shooting whoever is inside? Take them hostage? Then what? Go to the white house and attempt the same thing? Revolution this revolution that, insert generic American Revolution quote for added support. The American Revolution had a clear cut enemy, had a clear cut motive and was a lot more viable then what you are proposing. You want civil war but the "enemy" you propose attacking wears the same uniform, the same clothes, looks like you, talks like you, shops at the same grocery store as you. How are you going to determine who to "revolt" against?
All these calls for revolution remind me of doctors who used to think blood letting would cure colds and disease. Lets skip the orange juice and bed rest and jump right to cutting someone open until they bleed half to death.
I understand your passion, your frustration, your desire for things to change and for injustices to be rectified. I have no idea exactly what to do, but I know there are some things I just don't think I could live with. An armed uprising is just to haphazard for me. Who is in charge, who decides what happens next, there are too many what if's.