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Having attended a private meeting with members of a group known as the Oath Keepers, I am 99% sure that I am on some form of Government "watch list". I also, back in 2009, sent the White House an email, detailing my dismay with this Government, and quoting the immortal words of Thomas Jefferson in our Declaration of Independence:
"That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness."
So I say this, knowing that somewhere, some Federal agent, under the mandate of this Government, will probably read this post. Here's what I want to say... This government is going mad. This country is going mad. Every citizen should BE mad. We should all be screaming out our doors, "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore!" But we're not. We aren't doing anything about this destructive government, which caters to the corporations and chastises its people on fabled issues which either blatantly don't exist, or were orchestrated for the sole purpose of instituting further control. Jefferson stated, "When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty." However, I don't think he anticipated this massive nation we live in. I do believe the US Government fears its people. It fears the sheer number of people who could potentially fight back, and therefore is doing all it can to institute among itself the ability to monitor and control every aspect of our lives, slowly but surely. How is it that a few hundred overpaid and underworked men in suits who skip out on showing up to work 75% of the time, maintain control over 350,000,000 human beings? How have we not rose up already to overthrow this wicked government currently drafting bills to control our lives in the guise of protecting children from pornography, or attempting to utterly QUASH our very first amendment right, the right to free speech, in the guise of stopping "online piracy"? And am I just mad because these things affect the internet? No. How have we not swarmed to the aid of our fellow citizens being beaten, pepper sprayed and hospitalized by a literal Police State, all because they exercised their ordained right of free speech?! What the hell is going on?! Our ancestors fought for their freedom and happiness against an overseas government who honestly committed far milder crimes against the Colonists than our government commits against us. There's literally nothing I can do. This post does nothing but send a message to those who are watching. But I promise you, if ever the situation arises where a group of people violently oppose this out of control government, I will be there. Look for me in Washington, if it comes to that. I will be there to fight you for the sake of the Republic. You have your NDAA now. Care to use it to indefinitely detain me without charge? Or use your internet powers to erase all trace of this post so it doesn't suspiciously remain online for people to read and say, "That guy mysteriously disappeared shortly after that post," ? I am AGAINST you, United States Government. I am FOR the people. I do not have the charisma or resources to make change, but as I said before, I will be there to REBEL against you in the likely chance that someone else is able to rally those of us who are sick and tired of your crap. And I know that if it's the Oath Keepers, they will exhaust all peaceful means before resorting to violence.
I leave you with another quote, from a great man who was mysteriously assassinated:
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." -John Fitzgerald Kennedy