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When is the time when enough is enough? A look at Armed Revolution in Modern USA

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posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 10:52 AM
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MrWendal, I respectfully disagree. Perhaps, in major cities, with strict (illegal) gun-control, many do not have AR's (or ADMIT they do!), but, in rural ares, it is completly different. Heck, I don't know ANYONE, who DOESN'T own AT LEAST ONE AR! I've got a rack of'em! Everything from 24" sniper version, to a BUNCH of (registered SBR, of course!) 10.5" shorties! WITH Gemtech cans! (Funny thing is, the 10.5" w/suppressor, is almost as accurate, as the 24", USING HEAVIER BULLETTS!)
No, there is no shortage of firearms, in America, or ammo. NOR PATRIOTS! We have MILLIONS of VETRANS, who have ALREADY sworn to defend our country, "from all enemies, foreign AND DOMESTIC".
WHEN a magic number is reached, of people who have lost EVERYTHING, or, the FEDGOV steps over SOME line- we WILL react, in numbers, in force. I do NOT believe it is possible, to solve our situation peacefully, anymore. I've been trying, ALL of my adult life. I've voted FOR one President- and AGAINST all others. ALL of them (with VERY few exemptions), are scoundrels. ANYONE who WANTS to be in Government (control), SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO!
I'd rather see, names picked from a hat, of landowners. I say landowners, because WE pay most of the direct taxes- WE have more "at stake", in the system. Giving every snot-nosed 18 year-old who is breathing, a vote, is suicide. As we are now seeing! There IS a reason, they draft 18 year-olds- ADULTS, are generally too smart, to be led that easily.
Then again- a plurality of ALL humans, are TERRIFIED, by the concept of freedom. They would be much more comfortable, in perpetual childhood, with BIG BROTHER, watching over them. What a shame, they cannot be bred-out of the race!
God's BLESS, the American Patriots!




posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:01 AM
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i think it has began, look to the south do you know who and what is coming in? i do not think any does and the TPTB might know but then what do we know. did you know that a sheriff office, yes office some 20, officers have a bounty on them from the drug lords, were are the feds? what help is that office getting ? as far as i know none.



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:10 AM
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The first act of honest resistance is withholding what the ememy wants, ie, eg your money and obesiance.
You can fuss, make a stink, hold your breath til you turn blue, but dont you ever EVER think of keeping what you earn for yourself and for the security of your family.
If you shoot you'll only hit functionaries. If you starve the beast, they run out of bribes for their functionaries that shield them.
ANY thoughts of STARTING with a general shooting rebellion is a waste of time, for they'll just send more funtionaries to avenge functionaries and any attempt at real change is sidetracked to criminality and a law enforcement action, and the purpose ie focusing on a real problem is lost.
As long as there are functionaries willing to sell their allegiance and service for a paycheck no good will come of it. Cut off the paycheck and the game changes.
What good is board posing of going to war and destroying when the real lever to topple the tower of Babel is what you choose to do with a pen.
Truely the pen is mightier than the sword. For those that seek only combat, no need to go look for it, it will come to you and your wishes come true.
Dont bother to talk about guns if you cant control your pen.



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:17 AM
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I know you are amusing yourself however I hope you are correct and I am absolutely wrong.



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:21 AM
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Armed revolution could happen if they stirred up the masses enough, but I think it would happen kinda like when people started throwing rocks through politicians office windows, and one even seen bullet holes through their window. Nobody really wants to fight the army or police, I mean I know I got friends in the military I would never want to fight them and vice versa (and depending on the circumstance the military takes an oath to defend the constitution so maybe they would help, military coup style)

but really, what would we replace them with? another fresh set of crazies with outlandish ideas that quickly get corrupted by their new power? seems like what happens in most other countries in the world.


but instead of all the bloodshed I think I have a better idea...the government could care less about their paid peons that get killed, so hit them where it really hurts....their pockets.

say one year enough of the population was absolutely fed up with the government so everyone decides to....NOT PAY TAXES....I can just imagine how bad they would be crapping themselfs, good luck to the IRS trying to jail us all because all the peons will quit after they dont get paid.

make the government broke and its game, set, and match. It is after all al-quidas tactic they even admitted it, and id say they are doing a pretty good job so far (unfortunate as it is)


and I didnt read the whole thread, but a civil war would be REALLY bad, not just because how many would die, it would be the PERFECT opportunity for the countries that really hate us to make their move.

[edit on 2-7-2010 by A-Dub]



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:28 AM
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If armed conflict broke out and the movement was popular enough, I don't see the entire military moving to put it out. In fact, I would almost bet that some commanders would join in on the side of freedom, against tyranny. We can say that the President is the Commander in Chief all that we want, but soldiers trust their direct commanders. I believe that if the government tried to use the military against our own people, many commanders would turn against the government.

Also, you have to take into account all of the military veterans, active military members and police officers who take their oath as serious as should be. There is a movement called the Oath Keepers that is all about this very situation and reminding soldiers that their oath is to the constitution and country, not any politician.

Now, the only problem that I see, is the government labeling any uprising as a "terrorist attack" and getting the general public to believe that they are being attacked by "terrorists". In between their American Idol and Ent. News stories on Paris Hilton's shoe color, they would be condemning any uprising, believing the government that they are terrorists. In this event, not a single military leader wouldn't be stupid or brave enough to step in. This is why I say it has to be big enough and popular enough.

If it is just the people against the military and alphabet agencies, then the people would be doomed. The 2nd Amendment has been completely gutted, making it basically useless. The 2nd Amendment was put into place for the American people, as a last resort to over throw government if need be or to dislodge tyranny. However, you can't realize that goal if the citizens aren't able to arm themselves in the same manner as the government. With the drones flying 50,000 ft., armed with missiles, any group of rebels will be quickly dealt with before they even leave their homes.

Sadly, most Americans won't even wake up until it's far too late. Unfortunately, they are so far asleep that it would take something drastic, such as months in a FEMA Camp or the government murdering their families before they realize what's going on and decide to do something about it. The government is slowly but surely, ensuring that we have no chance what-so-ever to dislodge their brand of tyranny by taking away our liberties and abilities to fight them. Unfortunately, by the time that most Americans wake up, it will be far too late to do anything about it.

I think that we are [snip]-creek without a paddle. The pooch has already been screwed and all we can really do is hope for the best. Americans were too lazy and too ignorant that resulted in them dropping the ball and shooting themselves in the foot. This is nobody's fault but our own. We had been warned time and time again by our forefathers and every other patriot about what not to do and what would happen if we didn't heed their warnings. All we had to do was follow the Constitution and ensure nobody trampled on it, yet we failed in that very simple task. Our current brand of tyranny isn't some huge conspiracy, it was inevitable if we didn't abide by the Constitution, word for word. If it wasn't the current leaders being tyrants, it would be someone else as tyrants. This we know because of our founding fathers. Tyranny is inevitable if you don't closely guard your government and stay vigilant and that is exactly what our forefathers were trying to instill in us. It's not if tyranny pops up but when and that "when" is the exact same moment that you lower your guard. All we had to do was listen to our wise founding fathers, yet we didn't.

--airspoon



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:32 AM
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The American citizen is slow to anger, and quick to action. We form a very odd curve in the math of it.

It takes a long time to boil this pot. The soup is thick and heavy with opinion. Like millions and hundreds of millions of bipolar molecules in every direction. Though none of us know what it is, there is a magnet, of sorts, that can set us off spontaneously. Once it aligns all our magnets, we all face in one direction in a coherent force. For now we are divided, and it is growing deeper. I pray, but I know. In the end, half of us will turn to one direction, the other half will turn another. For just as when soup finally does boil over, a lot of liquid remains as the most hot headed parts explode into the air.

So is the American mind. Slow to anger, but rest assured, the government is unsustainable as it is now. In time if they continue, they will see the affects. So I pray voting them out solves the problem.



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:46 AM
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Let me ask you one question and then ask this question to as many people as you see and enlist only the ways that anwser no, because that's what it will take. That question is; are you afraid of death? For you must be ride or die on this issue and you only needs ones that are ride or die and that is why nothing has happened. The ride and dies ones are to far and between and would need to rally together first in order to get the weakers ones to follow and since no one has rallied together the ride or die ones yet the weak ones aint doing anything. Which means no revolution. If you ask me that's the only reason that we aren't in a revolution already, no one or group of people rallying peoples together...



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:47 AM
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Originally posted by mothershipzeta

Originally posted by 23refugee
How odd that you've chosen to quote the term "redneck" used in that context in a thread dedicated to uniting the common man against a tyrannical government.
Weren't the rednecks responsible for the largest armed uprising against the federal government, the common people who gave their lives fighting against a military weilded by the coporate elite?


Yes, the "rednecks" gave their lives. But they were fighting FOR a landed, wealthy elite who wanted to keep things as they were.

And once again, the "common man" was exploited by the powers that be.

All moral objections to slavery aside - those were jobs that could have been done for a decent wage. So, once again, we see people fighting against their own self-interest.

Slavery then is like illegal immigration now. The rich and powerful don't want to cut off the supply of easily exploitable workers.

And don't even start with the "it wasn't about slavery" routine. Go read the articles of secession of the states that rebelled and you'll see numerous references to slavery - usually right at the beginning.

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"Redneck" refers to the descendants of the Ulster Scot immigrants who took up arms against private armies during the unionization of the Appalachian coalfields.
You're refering to "crackers".
Perhaps you should check the origin of an ethnic slur before you defend it.



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:49 AM
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Was there a course of action buried in there somewhere of simply an obamanised semiobfuscation of half baked facts?
Had the american citizen been capable of protecting his responsible interests and accepting reality he wouldnt be enslaved and getting the reciprocating mocha probe in their nether region right now.
If you dont fight it it wont stop or get better for you and if you fight it it may get better but not necessarily for you.
Your choice


Ram

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:51 AM
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Originally posted by Gorman91
Though none of us know what it is, there is a magnet, of sorts, that can set us off spontaneously. Once it aligns all our magnets, we all face in one direction in a coherent force. For now we are divided, and it is growing deeper. I pray, but I know. In the end, half of us will turn to one direction, the other half will turn another.


I could not help thinking of Ronald Reagan's old spooky speeches..


You wrote "All face in one direction"

we never know..
maybe maybe not..



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 12:00 PM
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well said and written, when the people lose the freedom of speech, the power to vote and the will to think then that is when we have lost and the NWO will have won, i have my copy of the constitution, and yes i did take the oath years ago, and still abide by them" to defend against all foreign and domestic"
witch US president said in his speeches "new world order" an other hint "thousand points of light" now jump a head some years and who gave the US the "PATRIOT ACT" do you know what is in it? have you read it? we are one step away from would a, could a, and should of, when is the time? will the sun shine tomorrow? i do not see in to the future, but commonsense says yes it will. Many things must happen first before we yell " to arms to arms" "the pen is mighty than the sword", (my mind is blank as to who spoke them words so long ago but they still hold true now as they did then), i also believe in "there is nothing to fear but fear it self" FDR, how true, every time i hear of some one complain how long it took to board a plane, i am sorry but i LOL, in a way they have won won by taking your /our freedom, freedom to choose freedom to decide if you have the right to fly at your own risk, look at other country's do they have a no fly list or take your shoes off? i do not fly have nor have reason to nor would want to, i just do not like heights, would i fly if had to,only if i really had too . We the people must learn the laws to stand up to the laws, for the laws control us, am i saying should we all become lawyers? no, i am just saying know how to word things in there terms, to send a letter/email to your senator, or rep. AZ should be the "door way" that might get people thinking. on one side of the fence if it the sb law fails by the hand of the us gov the us gov( in my op)should be sued, on the other side it should be charged with treason. i will not go in to the how and whys it is just my op, and one voice does not count.



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 12:00 PM
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From my point of view we have a political system that perfectly reflects that status of the average American.

People divided and goverment divided.

People and goverment enslaved to the corporate.

Why would we rebel against our own reflection, that we love/hate so much?

America has become Gollum.



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 12:09 PM
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The Two Party System is to blame. Hence depending on the particulars of how you chose to cast your vote, or not, you can assume some blame yourself. Many of us have been too busy sitting in the audience watching for too long. (I'm guilty) When enough people get mad, and take the time to think this through...You will see the answer is the Independent Party must unite and form a party to rival the existing ones. (I've polled enough people to know this is possible.)

The general public are too busy working to pay the bills to pay attention to politics. They rely on the media to help them decide their votes. Somehow they must be reached and provided with new wisdom. Marketing, Advertising, Media dollars need to be matched in any way. So when enough Independents get mad enough to put their money, and volunteer efforts where their mouth is to protect the Constitution...May the free press and public run media thrive!

In the same way Austrailia is solving their political dillemmas...The Green Party here could easily do the same...if there is enough participation.

God Bless America, Have a Happy Fourth! The People are Our Strength!



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 12:26 PM
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you are right, revolution does not mean only with arms ( but of course I prefer the super the super Belgian weapons from FN arms : the P 90 - www.fnherstal.com... !!!!! ) you can make revolution without arms, only with some efficient behaviour, with acting in front of the fools, whatever, but please no arms !!! look at it like at south-african fight against apartheid, like the tibetan fight with Dalai Lama, like Rachel Corrie in Israel fighting for humanity ........
we are the power, but we must first unite in front of the Bush manipulation with Rumsfeld, Cheeney ( Halliburton www.baycitizen.org... corexit ), Rove, and all those neoliberals neocons stupid assh.... stop them from buying your elected ones !!!!
peace - no hope left - too late - SOS - help - please G-d help us poor stupid humans - amen.



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 12:27 PM
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they made the rules doesnt mean we have to play by them. i really beleive if we hit them where they hurt, thier pockets, ways will change. if all were to remove all thier money from banks. money=power in this world, take away their money take away their power. set up local batering communities we need to qiut being such a consumer nation. look after your neighbor and have your neighbor look after their neighbor and so on and so on, disregard race, ,color,creed, religious preference,age and sex, our prejudices that tptb make us feel are holding us back. i always felt a violent revolution is neccesary, however most people are not ready for that yet, we can go the peaceful route, take back our money and our own way of thinking. refuse to read tptb newspapers and watching their news and quit spending billions of dollars every year on hollywood and billions more on sports, does a basketball star really need to make 100s of millions of dollars for playing the sport they supposedly love. take back our freedom take back our lives take back our pride one neighborhood at a time. play the game by the rules they made but play it smarter. we need to bypass the overnment and take care of each other and communicate with other nations our concerns from an individual standpoint. i feel its usless to write a congressman and voting is even more of a joke, its a slap to the face to those of us who know the real deal. we need to inspire change and not rely on elected officials, we need to write them out of our plan to take back our country.thanks.



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 12:34 PM
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The self defeating, self deluding flaw in your missive is that you wait for the courts or some outside controlling legal authority to be your savior, the courts will never be, they are there to legitimize extraction of value from the public to the elite by redifining what is already obvious into the oppoisite of its intent. You can play their game, but you wont be allowed to actually win and in diving into that cesspool you end up smelling as they do.
The military has no leader that will risk his stars, there's not a full set of testicles amongst the top brass, just syncophants dreaming of retirement priviliges at PX.
No the real question is what is the line in the sand which will get one off the Lazeeboy.
Pretty much position statements which suggest that that line hasnt been crossed yet will be left with options for maintaining the distance between this time and that.
By what intellectual pathology do people expound dramatic scenarios while still preferentially funding the opposition and repeatedly moving the line in the sand towards the opposite horizon?
If not this, what?
A culture that will survive needs to represent and compete against its rivals, and so far it's mexico/socialism 10, America 0
If not now, when?



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 12:42 PM
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Withhold your money I guarantee you there will be violence visited upon you, is that enough reason to play now, adrenaline/adventure doublneaughtspy junkies?
This is no game, and while if everyone were to do it the system may be overwhelmed, seems nobody hears of or pays respect to those that already volunteered for a place at the front of the line, at the pointy and painful end. Those that should be revered as pioneers and examples languish alone and broken, forgottenat best while glorious interned proclamations of gritty future sacrifice are bandied about



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 12:54 PM
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Domination by superior fire power didnt win vietnam it wont do anything thing here either, if the people collectively went to a voluntary black out IE unplug all connections to the internet cell phones, parked cars equipped with gps in a community parking lot for safe storage etc etc etc, that would seriously reduce the amount of intelligence being gathered and that would cause tons of concern I would like to see how the FED would respond to that, probe them with little control towns, perfect little places to go offline would be those border towns the FED would most certainley investigate and when they get there and see thousands of citizens peacefully assembled in there churches, teaching children there school lessons, having picnics and doing things the old fashioned way might actually scare them especially if their are ranks of stack arms near by and they are completely offline, there would be hell to pay for no reason something would happen there I am sure. If you really wanted to give them hell about it have local fueling stations empty there wells into tankers and put them away for safe storage close all stores and resturaunts idea is they can get there but they cant leave without your help, employ civil disobediance in the form of not paying taxes and so forth, in a small community oriented town I think that would cause them to panic to do something that could be used to trigger a bigger event throughout the country, and it all starts with a small town that is well prepared, organized, and can effectively communicate with one another. IDK just a thought something I would do if I had to.



posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 01:42 PM
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I would like to give advice from The Wisest Beings in the Milky Way. The Thiaooubans and of course already implemented quite nicely by Mohatma Ghandi.

"There is another planet in the Milky Way Galaxy called planet X, a planet that resembles yours in many ways. It is twice larger than Earth, with 15 billion inhabitants but, like Earth and other planets of the first category, it’s a ‘Planet of Sorrows’. Their problems are much the same as yours: They have had two nuclear holocausts during their existence on their planet and they have experienced dictatorships, crime, epidemics, cataclysms, a monetary system and all that is associated with it, religions, cults and other things.
‘However, eighty of their years ago (their year lasts four hundred and two 21-hour-days) They initiated a reform. In fact, the reform was set in motion by a group of four people from a small village on the shores of one of their largest oceans. This group, comprising three men and one woman, preached peace, love and freedom of expression.

They travelled to the capital city of their country and requested an audience with the leaders. Their request was denied for the regime was dictatorial and military. For six days and five nights, the four slept in front of the palace gates, eating nothing and drinking little water.

‘Their perseverance attracted public attention and by the sixth day, a crowd of 2000 had gathered in front of the palace. With their feeble voices, the four preached to the crowd of uniting in love to change the regime - until guards put an end to their ‘sermon’ by shooting the four and threatening to shoot members of the crowd if they did not disperse. This they quickly did, in genuine fear of the guards. Nevertheless, a seed had been sown in the minds of the people. On reflection, thousands of them came to realise that, without a peaceful understanding, they were powerless, absolutely powerless.

‘Word was passed around among the people - rich and poor, employer and employee, worker and foreman, and one day, six months later, the entire nation came to a standstill.’

‘What do you mean by ‘came to a standstill’?’

‘The nuclear power stations shut down, transport systems halted, freeways were blocked. Everything stopped. The farmers didn’t deliver their produce; radio and television networks ceased transmitting; communication systems shut down. The police were helpless in the face of such unity, for, in a matter of hours, millions of people had joined the ‘cease work’. It seemed, for that time, the people had forgotten their hates, jealousies, differences of opinion as they united against injustice and tyranny. A police force and an army comprise human beings and these human beings had relatives and friends among the crowd.

‘It was no longer a question of killing four subversive individuals. Hundreds of thousands would have had to be killed just to ‘liberate’ one power station.

‘In the face of the people’s determination, the police, the army and the Dictator were forced to capitulate. The only deaths to occur during this incident were the 23 fanatics who comprised the Tyrant’s personal guard - the soldiers were obliged to shoot them in order to reach him.’

‘Was he hanged?’

‘Why, no. The people were through with violence. He was deported instead, to a place where he could do no further harm, and, in fact their example inspired his own reform. He found, again, the path of love and respect for individual liberty. He died, eventually, repentant for all that he had done. Now, that nation is the most successful on their planet, but, as on yours, there are other nations under the domination of violent totalitarian regimes and we are doing all in our power to help them.

‘We know that all we do in this life is an apprenticeship, offering us the possibility of graduating to a superior existence and even freeing us forever of our physical bodies. You must remember, too, that the planets are categorized and that it is possible for entire populations to emigrate to another, when their planet is in danger, but no-one can do so if the new planet is not of the same category.

‘Being, overpopulated they, having highly advanced technology, they have visited your planet with a view to establish a settlement there - an idea they decided against since your degree of evolution would bring them more harm than good.’

'I know that is not flattering. Im sorry, but I am saying my peace without hypocrisy. They still visit Earth but only as observers, interested in studying, and learning from you, your errors. They never intervene because that is not their role, and they would never invade your planet, as this would be a backward step for them. You are not to be envied - materially, technologically or spiritually.

Other Races of aliens still visit earth. There are some races of people on a similar level of mentality to yours, visiting Earth.

Gray people are from a "planet of sorrows" too, and on their own planet they have completely lost their immune system, as a consequence of their "civilized" activities. Simply speaking they are going extinct very quickly.

They have the technology to come to Earth and they come here to watch the reactions of our immune system, because you just started loosing yours in 1948. They hope, that by observing our reactions they can help themselves. They have implanted about 150 people world-wide,not 5 million as some say, with monitoring devices. People from Thiaoouba watch this activity too and clearly say that there is no danger." The 7 Masters of the Planet Thiaoouba at the Center of the Milky Way Galaxy from the Book The Thiaoouba Prophecy by Michel Desmarquet.

So with this example is it possible that we could bring the Financiers Banksters and the Rest of the Illuminati to their knees by stopping the Velocity of Money until they submit to our demands? I think so. ( Mind you the Angelic Race is in Fact Us and we are them. You have to read the book to understand how each level of planet works) They will not come down and fight our fight for us unless they absolutely have to or are ordered to be the Creator. I think that if we could somehow plan a formal date and got a couple million people we could


[edit on 2-7-2010 by Thiaoouba Prophecy]



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