Originally posted by unknown known
reply to post by Iwinder
What makes you think were going to get off of our comfy lazy boys and actually get to taking to the streets, let alone killing some corrupt
Do you honestly feel two hundred million strong would EVER come together and fight/die for what is right?
It would be lucky if two thousand armed civilians actually took to the streets and made a stand for what IS RIGHT. We are too dumbed down, too
comfortable, too scared honestly. We are scared to miss a payment, we are scared to miss a football game, we are scared... to lose our lives.
Meanwhile our lives are becoming more unbearable for each new generation. There needs to be a tipping point, but we keep holding on.......
I agree with your post above and the Lazy Boy comment really hits the bell as far as I am concerned.
People can do amazing things when pressured to the max.
Here are a couple of stories from my long dead parents about the Great Depression.
My Mothers neighbourhood was most safe and social to say the least,
People would knock on the door looking for work or bread.
They gave all the food they could but you could only do so much.
After getting their clothes stolen off of the clothes line numerous times, my Mom's step dad whom was a church elder at the time, stood guard with a
piece of wood with nails in it to protect what was theirs.
Second story is from my Dad's side, during the depression they forbid hunting here in our city because everyone was hunting back then for
pheasant/duck /geese/ you get the idea and this was right in the town.
My dad goes out with his dad looking for game birds and they cross paths with a game warden,
My fathers dad and the warden exchange words and then my dad's dad says if you want to live you better leave now. " I am here to feed my family and
you will not stop me short of shooting me"
The warden sputtered and threatened them with jail, after that threat my Grandfather pointed his shotgun at the warden and said go home now!
Yes the warden went home.
My point is that under extreme circumstances people will do extreme things to survive.
Both stories are true and take them or leave them,