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World Gripped By Anti-Government Riots; America Next?

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posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 03:08 PM
You just never know what is around the corner, but I certainly hope that it doesn't happen. I don't feel we have to riot to get our point across to the hand that refuses to feed us. We simply have to stop depending on them to make the right choices because they won't. We must learn to work together and I think thats happening just by conversations being had here and such. Twitter, Facebook and all of that helps. I believe in the America and I believe we can come through this ahead as we always have because of what this country was founded on. Regardless of whether or not the Government kept its end of the bargain up, our FREEDOM! Riots? Perhaps it may come to that and if so we should all be ready for the crackdown because they are preparing for it already. I sure hope not though.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 03:22 PM
I think the US is in the process of shutting ourselves off from the rest of the world (in a sense), while the increasing criticism of our way of life does its part.

As societies collapse around us, we will lick our wounds and survive this onslaught.

That's not to say there won't be some internal violence, or even external threats of that; but, hell, we have that already.

Those were my first thoughts, as one appreciating the American lifestyle that is in jeopardy. I prefer to give my opinion before I read those of others.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 03:29 PM
Another article recently addressing this subject.

Brings up more interesting points and potentialities.

BTW-Most of you who know me, know my stance on these things, and know that I am NOT an advocate of violence. I feel that folks like Ghandi led the way in the smartest fashion of non-compliance and civil disobedience. Using INTELLIGENCE, over brute force, if possible, is ALWAYS the wisest policy, which creates the least amount of suffering and bloodshed.

BUT-These are still subjects which are going to be discussed increasingly in these times, and civil discussion of ALL potentialities and possible solutions should be okay for us to ponder over, imho.

Are We Witnessing the Start of a Global Revolution?

It seems as if the world is entering the beginnings of a new revolutionary era: the era of the ‘Global Political Awakening.’ While this ‘awakening’ is materializing in different regions, different nations and under different circumstances, it is being largely influenced by global conditions. The global domination by the major Western powers, principally the United States, over the past 65 years, and more broadly, centuries, is reaching a turning point. The people of the world are restless, resentful, and enraged. Change, it seems, is in the air. As the above quotes from Brzezinski indicate, this development on the world scene is the most radical and potentially dangerous threat to global power structures and empire. It is not a threat simply to the nations in which the protests arise or seek change, but perhaps to a greater degree, it is a threat to the imperial Western powers, international institutions, multinational corporations and banks that prop up, arm, support and profit from these oppressive regimes around the world. Thus, America and the West are faced with a monumental strategic challenge: what can be done to stem the Global Political Awakening? Zbigniew Brzezinski is one of the chief architects of American foreign policy, and arguably one of the intellectual pioneers of the system of globalization. Thus, his warnings about the 'Global Political Awakening' are directly in reference to its nature as a threat to the prevailing global hierarchy. As such, we must view the 'Awakening' as the greatest hope for humanity. Certainly, there will be mainy failures, problems, and regressions; but the 'Awakening' has begun, it is underway, and it cannot be so easily co-opted or controlled as many might assume.

The reflex action of the imperial powers is to further arm and support the oppressive regimes, as well as the potential to organize a destabilization through covert operations or open warfare (as is being done in Yemen). The alterantive is to undertake a strategy of "democratization" in which Western NGOs, aid agencies and civil society organizations establish strong contacts and relationships with the domestic civil society in these regions and nations. The objective of this strategy is to organize, fund and help direct the domestic civil society to produce a democratic system made in the image of the West, and thus maintain continuity in the international hierarchy. Essentially, the project of "democratization" implies creating the outward visible constructs of a democratic state (multi-party elections, active civil society, "independent" media, etc) and yet maintain continuity in subservience to the World Bank, IMF, multinational corporations and Western powers.

Full Article:

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 03:31 PM
reply to post by DimensionalDetective

Exactamundo. This was part two of the novel that I wrote as my first thread post and deleted for the sake of brevity. Using intelligence to address the root causes of our issues and problems. Sigh...what a novel concept. Unfortunately, it appears more and more that some segment of the population is not interested in this kind of a solution.

edit on 1/28/2011 by ~Lucidity because: (no reason given)

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 03:34 PM

Originally posted by apodictic

The greatest passion for life is experienced, when death is imminent.

Americans, as a whole, do not want to lose what so many have died to preserve. The threats are growing greater, and more of us will awaken because of people like this screaming. We are witnessing it more every day.

I love alternative news.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 03:37 PM
Alex Jones is diluting his own message. Plus it sounds he's not even going to make it to this revolution he's working so hard to promote. The subliminal imagery and messages from him are beginning to bother me more and more too.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 03:59 PM
reply to post by lyndonl

A country would need a critical mass of people who have simply had enough, a country where the leadership has not changed in 20 or so years ( Egypt and Tunisia where practically "democratic dictatorships" and people are being ill treated, discriminated against etc. Humans can accept a lot and adapt, but not quickly.

I am sure that many of you here might feel that the US or your country is similar but the vast majority of people in the US and other countries are either happy, don't see things the way you do, or simply not interested as long as they have a place to stay and a job all is good to them.

You make some good points and that is why there has been no revolt here in America since the bonus marchers (look it up). However America is accelerating to a critical mass of people loosing thier jobs and homes and for the first time in my life I see this as a real possibility. It is just a matter of time.The question is when will it hit critical mass? There is no saving the economy now we are on borrowed time it will crash it can do nothing else mathematically. The bailouts and stimulation and market manipulation just serve to put things off a little longer. More and more people are waking up and more are preparing for what they see down the pipe. Preparedness businesses are taking off. People know what is coming. Right now things seem relatively normal for the majority with just a few problems. However that is changing rapidly.

Riots will break out in the big cities it has happened before Like in LA and will happen again on a larger scale this time. It would be wise to be at least an hour or two away from large population centers or have a retreat you can go to at that distance.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 04:17 PM
Any day now you guys, don't be so impatient, should be prepping know yas? prep prep prep, "they'll" do a fine job without us having to chip in tooo much, let the crazies take care of the crazy stuff.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 04:19 PM
Yes I agree with both of you. The hope of a new President to replace Obama (rightly or wrongly) keeps many in hope. The new people that came into the Senate also raised hope.

I think America is more likely to shift to individual acts terrorism rather than mass rioting or demonstration. Which is a bit more worrisome.

Of course a perfect storm of say a massive food bill hike plus a lurch into recession could trigger local riots.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 04:31 PM

Originally posted by midicon
reply to post by DimensionalDetective

Don't you think that these type of riots and protests rarely lead to a desirable outcome.
Various groups use these type of events to pursue their own political agendas.
Not only that but it often gives the established regimes more power.
Isn't it sad that human beings can't sit together and plan a more effective course of action.
Action through non action would appear to me to be much more constructive.
By non action I mean of course, a carefully planned non participation in particular areas of society.
TWO WORDS---TEA PARTY!!! Only sheep think they can fight corruption with peace talks. Peace talks are fine however if you have a real means for action to back you up--without that they laugh behind your backs

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 04:34 PM
reply to post by DimensionalDetective

I know where you`re coming from but i really dont think the majority of Americans OR British will figure this out.
If they haven`t figured out what`s been going on for the past 50 years or so, they`ll just accept what`s happening now and carry on with the consequences.
When i try to explain to my friends about the realities of the situation we are in and why, they look at me as if i`m weird .

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 04:49 PM
The world is an angry place right now. I had the debate with my wife that the end was imminent she says oh no its always been like this communication is just better. Commo has been pretty good for the last 30 years and in my last 15 I have never noticed more violence and natural and man made disasters than now. In her defense 30 channels of mainstream brainwashing news 24 hours a day doesnt help any either.

I am a white man from the south so I know a thing or two about stereotypes but I think we need a new MLK.
Martin luther stood for peace and equality and stood up for the poor before the elite had him cut down. He was about to march on washington for poverty and camp out on the front lawn. I do not think that the level of poverty has set in for most of america but go to a old southern town and you will see the poverty they sell drugs becauuse there is no work the entire community thrives off of ss and welfare some are out of necessity all you biggots can go ahead and cut down the poor folks but we built this country. So im saying where is a voice that everyone will listen to where is modern day Luther to unite all races creed and color. The elites hold power over us as long as they know we are divided. Are we all to scared to stand up to our own government and say this isnt right the answer must be yes because no one is doing it. I take that back a few are doing it but no one is really noticing and they do not have much of a following. But why is no one outraged when the evidence pours in daily and we take it on the chin.

Where is our voice of reason we all speak and we all know the truth but we would rather fight among our selves than point to the real cause. Republicans and democrats calling each other names when no problems are solved. You have your so called patriots who think that this is the greatest nation on earth and the news tell us to honor our heroes fighting over seas they are not heroes they are hired guns. A person should not fight or harm others in a war or in battle if they do not believe in what they are fighting for. Much less if they do not know what they are fighting for. Id better stop because these are just my opinions but America is in trouble know matter what the cause.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 05:00 PM

Originally posted by remyrange
reply to post by WraithXV

You've got problems if you really think it would be bliss. Mass Death, Rape, Torture, Starvation, Genocide. These are the things that would result if America started on that road.

Growth comes from pain... builds character too.

Not too long ago I would have welcome pitch fork wielding unwashed masses pursuing the crooks & liars through the streets...I changed my mind for purely selfish reasons. If/when poo meets blade, I'm leaving, not participating.. Right now life is fairly good, I don't feel like moving.

On top of that I firmly believe the "shadowy overlords that be" have a "hail Mary" / Nuke & pave in their play-book.. just in case the tax slaves get froggy. IMO the evil oligarchs will have zero compunction at nuking / bio-bug spraying / otherwise throwing a mofo on a US city.. blamed on a common foe boogie-men all Americans should rally together against... Of course the sock puppet party head of the hour will play the part of "leader" / "savior" / righteous hand of justice.. blah blah

IMO one you realize the system is gamed, freedom is just a word and you are totally unapologetic SCREWED.. there will be no "change", agressive wars will not end, troops will not leave.. 90% of everything "official" = inflated lies.. you're free from worrying about left vs right or what some clown who calls himself a politician / media personality says..

Abolish political parties.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 05:20 PM

Originally posted by SeenMyShare
reply to post by LifeInDeath
I'd like to see the list of people they called before I declared this to be a good cross section of America!

"Called" being the operative word there. When I first heard CNN quote this poll, my first thought was, "That had to be a phone poll." Include a few people in there who have lost their homes, or can no longer afford their phone bill, and the results would have been a lot different.

If you want to see some real protests, go to a few tent cities. Give them gas masks, body armor, and guns to put them on even footing with the police. It would be the most peaceful protest you ever saw, because the police would not be in their face provoking them.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 05:34 PM

Originally posted by apodictic
reply to post by Anttyk47

No yelling here friend

edit on 28-1-2011 by apodictic because: (no reason given)

You're not yelling, but every time i try to read something from infowars, i feel as though i'm being yelled at.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 05:43 PM
reply to post by Anttyk47

Oh haha gotcha.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 05:56 PM
reply to post by DimensionalDetective

You called it, brother, the Hidden Hands are the real problem here. They will no doubt attempt to escape to their island hideouts, but I am betting they will be caught, and dealt with accordingly. I had better shut up now, I got a warning yesterday for being a little too radical.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 06:31 PM
reply to post by DimensionalDetective

geez DD, sounds like Glen Beck is rubbing
off on you, lmao

but yes, it seems there is change in the air globally.

My biggest concern is my fear that the NWO types
will rush in at the last moment to hijack that Revolution
to divert it from it's intended purpose. Then it isn't a
Revolution at all, just a changing of the dictators.
Be warned of this tactic.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 07:05 PM
I don't know about everyone else, but I just have a weird feeling that something is building up world wide. I'm by no means intuitive by any stretch, but with all the extreme weather, riots, shootings, governments releasing their UFO documents, the Wikileaks documents, the Vatican announcement, constitutional rights are being stripped , our elected officials turning a blind eye to government corruption, weird sightings of unidentified lights, the suns abnormal activity, increased earthquakes, the economy, and yes the "birdies" and the "fishies" dying coincidentally in such a short time span. You can't help not to think that something is out of wack! Maybe I am!!!

Feel free to add anything to this list if I missed anything.

posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 07:13 PM
What advantage can a government gain by inducing crime on their streets? Simply said, the governments can gain a compliant populace that is asking for more police intrusion. One way to stir people up is with the Drug War. If there is no drug violence someplace their govenment has incentive to create some or to take it up a level.

Drug violence is a problem throughout the western world. Many personal privacy rights have already been surrendered in this War.

If there seems to be a lack of logic applied in worldwide drug-contol measures, like continual forbiddance of a substance that appears to have more benefits than dangers, then this reasoning can clear the picture up a bit. Governments have a lot to gain by putting crime on their streets. Inciting people to riot in the streets pays off in the long run. The people protest over lack of government action. They will bring it on.

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