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Originally posted by seabag
They’ve already taken it all; Ft Knox is empty and the country is bankrupt.
The only thing left are our resources, which they want.
Everything is relative. With Europe in melt-down, U.S. looks better. This is evidenced by the low yield on the T-bills. Also the 1-year LIBOR for dollar denominated deposits is low relative the Euro right now which shows that many are still holding large amounts of U.S. dollars.
All of the world markets and currency are built upon paper tigers. If anything, Europe's problems will strengthen the U.S.'s economic position.
That is, until we have Martial Law. Then the entire charade collapses and the curtain falls. People quit working, they "hunker down", and the whole enchilada goes bad.
I just don't see Martial Law as a viable strategy. The same as the Martial Law scares during the Bush administration. Remember those?
my inside guy says you've all gone right out of your minds..i tend to believe him
Originally posted by amongus
Originally posted by Vasa Croe
I love the "my brothers friends aunts cousin who knows a friend that has a buddy that works for the government in a high ranking position" doom threads. Six degrees of separation and we can link ourselves to ANYONE we want so technically it could happen, but no....this is just another one of those threads.
Seriously. I will give the OP 1 million dollars in gold if this happens.
I'm in a good position I think.
Originally posted by crimsongod21
.... if martial law was declared it would lead the to civil war a ton of people have been "wishing for". It would provide a cataclysmic change to the national psychie (or however you spell it lol). These are strange and confusing time we live in all we can do is prepare for the worst and hope for the best at this point.
Well maybe we will once again be fighting for independence on this fourth of July.
An important date for the wars that have been fought on American soil. I think the whole 'there's a rifle behind every blade of grass', should really be, there are ten rifles and ten pistols behind everylade of grass. Not to mention the hundreds of thousands of veterans who are now experts in guerrilla warfare. I guess we will just have to wait and see what happens.
Since its so far a reach, uuuhummm!!! buddy friend pal
how much a that ya got layin around there.
It wouldn't be martial law, at least not at first. Think some sorta of super flu released in the U.S. . This would lead to the shut down of air travel to contain the bug. Then as the majority of Americans lay sick or dying, role out the troops.
Hell majority of Americans in the areas hit hardest will be begging the federal government for help. Most military servicemen and women will believe they were there to provide medical support and protection from looters. They would go door to door collecting guns, just like during Katrina. Thats how I would implement martial law if I was in charge.
Just curious...if foreign countries can hack our drones and bring them down, why can't domestic hackers do the same?
Originally posted by Cloudsinthesky
No martial law until the drones are flying over head............Then info like this email could be taken seriously...
Put 30,000 armed drones over head.........then we are in trouble
Before It's News
Originally posted by autowrench
Originally posted by WiindWalker
reply to post by seabag
I'm staying. They can declare martial law, BRING ITedit on 24-5-2012 by WiindWalker because: (no reason given)
Me too. I am wondering how they plan to enforce such a law, in the face of millions of pissed off armed Americans? Isoroku Yamamoto of the Imperial Japanese Navy was asked about an invasion of the American Mainland, way back in the early 1940s. He was said to have replied:
"You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass."
There still is a rifle behind every blade of grass.