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Originally posted by Aim64C
reply to post by wcitizen
We don't live in a democracy. We live in a republic with democratically elected representatives. There's a considerable difference.
The problem is too many people have themselves deluded into thinking they are the majority, or that they have the right to tell another person what to do. Citizens in Missouri, for example, have no business getting upset over laws in California, provided they are allowed under the U.S. Constitution.
As for whether or not there is Constitutional recourse - this really depends upon how many people are willing to sit down and figure things out. If too many people have no faith that the system will work - then it will not. At which point - the only outcome is for us to have our own wars in the streets with various agendas vying for control and running rampant.
I'm resolved to either. If we're going to shoot at each other, By God, I'm going to make the most of the excitement. If we are going to sit down and say "yeah... we need to make this crap work..." then I'm all for that, too; it's a much cleaner alternative. Sure - I can go without showers for weeks on end like any other boyscout - but the pretty-boy in me likes showers too much, serving as an effective counter to my inherently militant deposition.
Originally posted by masqua
Gee... I wonder why the focus on foreign fighters?
The Khamis Brigade, named after Gaddafi's youngest son, was reported to be flying in additional mercenaries from African countries as recently as Wednesday, according to Omar Khattaly, a co-founder of the Libyan Working Group, an exile human rights group with offices in Atlanta and Europe. Some of the mercenaries were landing at what used to be the U.S. Wheelus Air Base, near Tripoli.
Identity cards from Guinea, Niger, Chad, Mauritania and Sudan were reportedly found on individuals wearing Libyan uniforms and killed in the eastern city of Benghazi and other locations.
Mercenaries. No patriotism to Libya, just guns for hire.
I beg to disagree.
That's just the spin that you are told.
You have a choice between illuminati selected candidates, makes no difference who wins, they will all follow the same agenda.
If it's a democratically elected republic, how come the people haven't been able to stop all the corruption?
After all, a republic is goverened by the law. If it's a republic, how come the people have been saddled with the debts of the private banksters?
Were you consulted about whether you agreed to take responsibility for the banksters' debts?
If it's a republic, how come pretty much everyone knows that the CIA carries out illegal assassinations, but doesn't stop those crimes?
If it's a republic, how come the government doesn't respect the law?
I could ask similar questions for the next 12 hours.