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Stop allowing yourself to be distracted. The system is broken.

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posted on Apr, 23 2012 @ 07:57 PM
I see so many people write of who they are going to support and vote for. My question is why? Given the ATS crowd has been moderately disillusioned to how politics and the "democratic" system in America operate, I thought that more people would be aware that a) the popular vote doesn't mean anything, b) the election is predetermined.

With that being said, it doesn't matter how many people support Ron Paul; he can't win because the game is rigged against him. He has been absolutely ignored and dismissed up until this point, what makes people think that the media will suddenly start paying attention to him for any reason?

Why are people so hellbent to get Obama out of office if it means replacing him with Romney? Don't people understand that Romney and Obama are essentially the same person, except Romney is a pathological liar? How can anyone trust a person who changes his core values for every audience? The guy is trying to SELL his presidency.

Amidst all of this, people are still bickering over Obama's birth certificate? Obama has committed enough offenses to get himself impeached; his legitimacy is literally meaningless. If they aren't going to impeach him for declaring war without congress' approval, they aren't going to impeach him for being illegitimate.

Look at this PDF of Obama's current impeachable offenses:
If you think that "9%-approval-rating" congress actually cares, you're mistaken.

The entire American political system is a joke. Palin described it best a few months ago on TV when she said something along the lines of, "People go into congress condemning it as a cesspool which needs cleaning up. Two years later, they come back and say that it's more like a hot tub." The system is beyond saving; the corruption runs too deep. I doubt any man can overcome the degeneracy of Capitol Hill. Anyone who says otherwise is paying lip service.

Romney will win the election. Aside from the media shoving him down our throats, he has the backing of the banks and AIPAC. So don't worry about Obama getting impeached, we only have 10 more months of him.

The question then becomes, how can we change our political system? It is obviously not serving us, but the odds are stacked so high against us that I see no cure to what is plaguing our country.

Revolution is never the answer, by the way. Revolutions don't fix anything, especially if they succeed in dismantling the current power structure within a nation. So please don't say that we need to revolt against the government because this is not a feasible option.

I suggest letting the country collapse and rebuilding it from the ground up. If the foundational pillars upon which our country stands have been made corrupt, the only way to fix our country is by allowing it to crumble and building it upon immaculate pillars.

The most important thing, however, is that we need to come together as Americans, and begin demanding answers from our government. A fractured nation is easy to distract and pit against itself; a united nation, however, is a force to be reckoned with. This is our future, our children's future, and our children's children's future that we're talking about here. The last 3-4 decades have been spent systematically disemboweling the system under our noses, so when are we going to finally say, "enough is enough?"

posted on Apr, 23 2012 @ 10:27 PM
You point out the truth that the political system is broken. Also broken are the justice, educational, banking, medical, insurance and retirement systems, (too many to list.) Most of the "systems" (or institutions) that stabilize civilized societies are broken in our country. Letting our country collapse would entrench the ruling elite for they would be happy to see our country governed by the "Golden Rule." Baron Rothschild said that "who controls a country's monetary system, controls the country."
My last presidential vole was cast in '72...I exercise my constitutional right to choose not to support a corrupt and plutocratic system. A broken system cannot be fixed by working within the system.
If one wants the truth on how our political system is operated, one should read "Who Will Tell the People?" by William Greider and "Democracy Inc." by Sheldon Wolin.
What does "revolution" mean? So long as most people have their telly, wifi, porno or self-medication to numb reality, only chaos will force them to change. When chaos reigns, one will revert to our genetic, primary survival mode, "protect the body, obtain water and food." One cannot eat bullets, barbed wire, camo or duct tape. Old school survivalists and neo-doomsday preppers would be well served by reading "The Black Swan" by Nassim Taleb.
The American Dream is dead...get over it. Don't expect the experiment of Democracy to survive, history shows it won't.
Encourage children to be creative, logical and resourceful. The world they inherit seems normal to them and only they will be able to determine their future, IF they are taught the necessary tools. Show them that working within a broken system is counter-productive and trust they will have the courage to form new institutions that will serve the needs of the survivors.
So don't fret about the future. The tallest reed bends with the wind.

posted on Apr, 23 2012 @ 10:36 PM
reply to post by DestroyDestroyDestroy

Well to simplify and answer... the reason I believe people hope that Ron Paul would get more support and gain ground is quite simply to prove to more people that the system is broken. I hold a very small hope that maybe, somewhere there is a smidgen of hope that he could win it, though doubtful, but the real hope is that he gets so much support that TPTB have to do so many cover ups that it becomes so obvious the game is rigged and brings people even closer to realizing the only option.

To get rid of the system and start over.

I believe they have already made it quite obvious, but hell, maybe I will be proven wrong. I'm sure there are even more things they are going to whip out to make the corruption even more obvious, and it will only help more people to awaken.

Should be all good in the end when we finally revolt.


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