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Originally posted by MajorMayhem
reply to post by FrankieNinja
Our oath says all enemies foreign and domestic...
Originally posted by beezzer
In my humble opinion, there will be no civil war.
All the government has to do is control the power grid. Turn off power for a month and wait. Then state that you will turn the grid back on if you turn in your guns, banners, flags. ''Most" Americans would (sadly) capitulate.
If there were to be any time of conflict, I imagine it would be an insurrection-type or guerrilla warfare.
Originally posted by MajorMayhem
reply to post by JuniorBeauchamp
Use of a military action is only justified when used against another militarist group who threatens...
when your talk about our over-bloated government and corrupt officials then you don't need the army.
what you'd need is to arouse the American populace, scrap the two party system abolish lobbyist groups and so on and so and so on... those are things that have nothing to do with the military or the original question.edit on 27-1-2013 by MajorMayhem because: (no reason given)
When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to 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.
When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another
That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their JUST powers from the consent of the governed. That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government
Originally posted by FrankieNinja
reply to post by MajorMayhem
I appreciate all the feedback. Really! You see, my heart says it can't happen. My intellect says it has and will again. I am just having a hard time grasping how this will be accomplished or what will be the trigger.
Originally posted by Krazysh0t
Great thing about soldiers is that they've had it drilled into their heads to follow orders no matter what. Also the soldiering profession doesn't exactly attract the most brilliant minds into it. Especially the front line soldiers.
Not to say that there aren't soldiers who can't think for themselves (I was one of them), just saying that the government would have no short supply of meat shields to do exactly what they say in the name of tyran...er...liberty.