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Are We Heading For a New Civil War?

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posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 01:00 PM

originally posted by: Annee

originally posted by: Blaine91555
a reply to: edward777

My answer would be no.

You can easily compare the 1960s to now and of course there was no civil war then. In fact it was probably worse then.

The feud in our government between the Left and Right is the same as it has been historically. A constant battle for power. It's messy, but how our system works and for the most part it has served us well. The real difference now is the information overload making it look like it's far, far worse than it is.

The current political division does not feel like the '60s to me (yes I was there).

Similar, maybe - - - but, not the same.

There was still dialogue in the '60s. There isn't under Trump.


Technically not the 60's but Kent State in 1970-

Milwaukee right after Kent State. Multiple riots and a couple of bombings.

Detroit Race Riots 1967 -

Chicago 1968 -

King assassination 1968 -


Swift action by civil authorities, as in Michigan, where Governor George Romney called up 9,000 National Guardsmen and Detroit’s Mayor Jerome Cavanagh clamped down a dusk-to-dawn curfew, and restraint by police in direct confrontations, kept the lid on most communities. Into Washington and Chicago poured 25,000 troops. Baltimore seemed building toward a blowup.

Watts riots 1965 -

I could go on?

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 01:41 PM
a reply to: ketsuko

Although I laugh if you think the Crips and Bloods are going to come riding to your progressive rescue and usher in leftist utopia.

lol Of course not.
If you look at my other posts the point I'm making is that the repub and dem sides are smaller then anyone thinks.

The criminals, the centrists, lots of the military and cops, family people, all those people that make up the majority of americans wont be fighting on ether side.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 01:45 PM

originally posted by: olaru12
a reply to: LSU2018

Race wouldn't even be a tiny factor, but rest assured, plenty of soy boys will be hiding under kitchen sinks (while their wife and kids fight) so they can tell the story how they "saw it."

Sounds like you are preppin for a civil war. How do you think the sides will be divided?

By the policies you most prefer.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 01:51 PM
a reply to: scraedtosleep

Only 14% of the US population ever fought in the Civil War.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 01:52 PM
a reply to: dfnj2015

I wonder who's side the millionaires and billionaires will be on?

Because that's who (along with china, russia, iran and our allies) will be financing a civil war.

Feeding, housing, keeping weapons in working order, medical care, etc.

If a civil war happens here it will be less fighting for political beliefs and more about the poor fighting each other for the rich.

The rich will be buying up fighters right away for sure. And when everything is ruined and country has been literally destroyed who do you think will step into the leadership rolls? The rich.
Why? Because they will be the ones giving out food and shelter.

Anyone that wants or fights in a civil war here in the usa is a sucker.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 01:57 PM

originally posted by: scraedtosleep
a reply to: carewemust

What about all the guns in the hands of criminals?
Who do you think the power of the black market will be behind?

The right thinks they will have the cops but who will have the criminals?

Most criminals can't shoot so no worries there.

Here's proof

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 02:12 PM

originally posted by: The2Billies

originally posted by: dfnj2015

originally posted by: edward777
So are we heading for a new civil war?

As noted in the article, civilizations are held together by fragile social bonds. If those are fractured then we return to the law of the jungle. Look at Libya today - that is what a "modern" civil war would look like. And one thing to keep in mind, even a small breakdown in society could destroy the infrastructure enough that people would starve, especially in the food deserts we call urban areas. Are we on our way to this future?

Civil War:

I think the urban areas would do better than rural. Urban areas would import their food from China. Where are the rural areas going to get their Walmart products from?

Wasn't Texas supposed to secede from the Union? What is taking so long. I guess the red states love sucking taxes away from the rich socialists blue states with all their abundance of commonwealth.

California was also talking secession as was Hawaii. Actually I believe both liberal states still have strong secession movements. I think letting TX, CA, HI secede peacefully is a terrific idea! Especially CA who openly loathes flyover country and thinks middle America is all a bunch of homophobic racist hicks, let them go!

CA loves to brag about having the best economy (and hates to talk about being bankrupt) but never seem to follow through with getting the # out of America.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 02:28 PM
a reply to: scraedtosleep

Only about 1/3 of the American population actually sympathized with the Revolutionaries, and only a small percentage of *those* Americans were active Revolutionaries. It doesn't take a large percentage for war to break out or to wage it successfully.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 02:38 PM
a reply to: Watcher4256

Why do you think that military people are mostly repubs?

I have military in my family, two dems and three repubs.

And Iv'e met many other military personal because I live in a big military town. We have one of the biggest american bases in this city.

I find that politics is mixed in military people. I met a lot more independents in the military than anything else.

The military doesn't keep records of political leanings. They do keep a lot of other records though. Check out these demographics and ask yourself if all these people will for sure vote repub.

Anyone thinking they know for sure which group of people are going to side with whoever is fooling themselves.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 02:42 PM
a reply to: scraedtosleep

All military took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution from all enemies, foreign and domestic.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 02:51 PM
a reply to: Watcher4256

How many pills do the parents or grandparents of the rural population take?

Who controls big pharma?

What happens when the heart meds and blood pressure pills get cut off?

What else do the rural people need from the cities that they take for granted?

Do the repubs spend troops on defending the farms while at the same time fighting the dems in other places?

What happens when dems secretly poison the crops?

Who has the better access to tech? The city people are the country people?

Again my point is that a civil war in the usa will hurt everyone. No one wins that. A usa civil war would last for years. In the mean time the globalists , while the usa is out of the way, will ramp up there plans.

In fact I think a civil war in the usa is PART of the globalists plans.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 02:57 PM
a reply to: Blaine91555

People also forget about what happened in the 1920-30's

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 03:17 PM
Is it possible that a very contained and specified state of civil war already exists and the masses have not been informed? Perhaps mass shooter is just code speak for warrior that went outside the rules of engagement?

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 03:18 PM
a reply to: scraedtosleep

When the Dems poison the crops?

We all die. But the is far more land for the reds to hide, fight, and die in than there ever will be for blues. Way more land than the blues can ever effectively project enough power to control.

Sorry, you think the blues are all that, but they are severely, logistically hampered by the reality of their own position. Their best hope would be to call in "help" from the other great powers of the world, and soon enough again, we all would lose. Do you honestly think that foreign soldiers on US soil would ever voluntarily leave anything they fought and conquered for you blues?

Of course not. End of game; end of country.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 04:20 PM
a reply to: scraedtosleep

Yep democracy is a messy business and yet we manage to remain a united people for the most part. We disagree on how we get from point A to B, but I don't see any chance of a civil war.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 05:11 PM
a reply to: ketsuko

Sorry, you think the blues are all that

But I don't.
I also don't think the reds are all that ether.....sorry that you do.

Both sides would lose in a civil war, badly.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 05:25 PM
I see violence starting kind of like the LA Riots. It will be in the big cities to begin with, and won’t spill out into rural areas unless someone turns the power off. Any major power disruption will become major incident.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 05:30 PM

originally posted by: UpIsNowDown
a reply to: edward777

Keep my answer simple

Do you want to kill your fellow American brother or sister over politics?

No I didnt think so, thats what most sane people believe

I'll keep MY answer simple.

I don't WANT to, no. But it may come to me not having any choice in the matter.

I seriously doubt there are many that WANT it. but there are many that will to preserve freedom.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 05:56 PM

originally posted by: Blaine91555
a reply to: scraedtosleep

Yep democracy is a messy business and yet we manage to remain a united people for the most part. We disagree on how we get from point A to B, but I don't see any chance of a civil war.

I would respectfully disagree, sir.

Some of us still want to go from point A to point B.

But a growing percentage of the population wants a destination other than B.

posted on Aug, 23 2019 @ 06:11 PM
a reply to: edward777

I don't think we are headed for a civil war. But I DO think that we need to create an environment that allows upward mobility, fix our schools and infrastructure, make college more attainable for people other than just rich kids, and generally make things better for everyone in the country regardless of race or social status, or we WILL be headed towards some kind of civil unrest or class war. There are just a small sliver of people who are obscenely rich and way too many people who are barely making it, and the system is gamed towards the former. People see this, and they wont stand for it forever. We have a situation in this country similar to France before Marie Antoinette lost her head. An entitled ruling class and the peasants. Well if it ever gets to the point where those peasants cant feed their kids, that's when I think we will see some serious unrest. Its getting harder and harder for the average person just to get the basic things, and at some point its going to go off the rails, and that's what I worry about.

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