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Originally posted by DINSTAAR
Conservatives, Liberals, Muslims, Evangelicals, Libertarians, Socialists, and Federalists are not evil.... government is ....
Anger is directed at the federal government and to a lesser extent sovereignty issues like the border (though one would think there would be more antiwar sentiment with such a libertarian theme).
Originally posted by antonia
Now don't get me wrong. I'm not saying people shouldn't be angry, but generally speaking, walking around being angry doesn't solve any problems. You can't unite behind a feeling of general discontent. There has to be a unifying goal beyond "I hate all these people kick them out". There are no leaders. I just don't see this as a viable political group.
Anger is fine at first, but without a real direction you will find yourself wandering aimlessly. I think that's the whole point of the thing now-just sending people out to the wilderness.
Originally posted by g146541
If you suggest anger cannot unite I suggest you look up early Americans and the Labor Unions they formed, they became so powerful they destroyed much industry with their entitlements.
Our task will be to figure out at what point they became so strong as to be able to do that and avoid it.
As far as direction we need to vote out all career politicians and put small people into those positions and in the future make sure there are no more career politicians.
As well we need to rid ourselves of lobbyists.
There is a good example of direction I think.
government, as a function of society, is NOT evil. humans need to organize. government is a tool of organization.
Failed experiment? I don't see a failed experiment. I see a group of people that have nothing in common except the fact that they know the established political base is corrupt and self serving.
Yes they make appear disenfranchised to the welfare recipiant,social network group,funny thing bet 99% percent have jobs or have saved for a good retirement,those who have worked all their lives,OP must be a teenager