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Originally posted by liejunkie01
reply to post by wantsome
"The average American is either ignorant or blind to whats going on."
You hit the nail on the head my friend. People do not care because it is not imposing on their personal space. People do not want to believe that things are bad. Everybody wants the big house with the picket fence, BMW, and all of the luxuries we take for granted. People will only care when the system can no longer provide for their daily needs not wants. As long as there are new video games,movies, cell phones, cable tv, etc. to buy and jobs are available to buy them the average american will be in denial. I could ramble on and on but you get the picture. Here is my take on it all, it is better to stress out about the bills, then to stress out on how we are being shafted by TPTB.
After the great depression Henry Ford decided he would pay his workers $5 a day. People thought he was nuts paying his workers that much. But he figured if he paid them enough money they'd buy his cars. You know what it worked.
Originally posted by SaturnFX
Here is the problem mate...even on why to revolt is divided
You got one side that is saying that government is too much into our lives, regulating everything and trying to punish wealthy people...we should revolt to remove the government and let capitalism work..down with socialism
Then the other side is saying wealth division is greater than it has ever been, by an order of magnitude 200 times greater than ever recorded and growing faster every year...we should revolt and heavily regulate wealth systems so it is no longer a class of masters and slaves.
How much more are the american people willing to take? Well, if these opposing views continue, I would say a whole lot more.
People ultimately have a choice...support class division to the haves and have nots, or support iron fisted socialism...neither sound very appetising..and there appears to be no viable 3rd option.
Originally posted by wantsome
Theres been a mass exodus of jobs from America and the goverment did nothing to stop it. We don't need socialism but the elite have figured out a way canibalise the American work force for their own greed. The Chinese wouldn't have aloud CEOs to do to them what ours did to us.
edit on 16-1-2011 by wantsome because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Remedylane
Great post.. I wish I had an answer.. Most americans are so brainwashed. We are told from a young age how great and wonderful our country is.. And as long as most americans are talking on their Iphones and driving a decent car then they dont care what the government does.. I wish more of us did care. I truly think our country does need some sort of revolution.. However, I believe mother nature is gonna do the "cleansing" before we have the chance..