Tunisia/Egypt/Yemen

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posted on May, 2 2011 @ 08:24 AM
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So I just watched the revolution video that is so popular on ATS at the moment and it got me to thinking. We may not have a tyrannical dictator that has been in power for 40 years like the countries I mentioned in the title, but we have been laboring under the burden of an unbreakable two party system that has all the same repressive attributes. We have been suffering under terrible governance making horrible decisions that only benefit special interests for decades now. We have the illusion of democracy, but every time we go to the polls, no matter who we elect we still get the same government.

I think we need to take to the streets in the numbers and in the spirit of Egypt. We should demand that the government end all wars that we have around the world and balance the budget. They also need to close Guantanamo and end any semblance of the patriot act. Any and all emergency powers that were given to the president or congress after 9/11 need to be repealed. If they can't do that than the entire government needs to step down ineligible to run again. This is our country dammit and if the people running it aren't making decisions for the good of the country then they don't deserve to represent us.






 
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