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People want to believe. They want to believe in the half truths that are told by people seeking to “help them”. History tells a different outcome: tyranny. Tyranny in recent history comes under the guise of Socialism/Communism. It is strange that people cannot see the repercussions of political ambition even as it is unfolding before their eyes in Venezuela.
So the question to be asked is one that will upset many. If people are too stupid to understand the consequences of ceding power to a smooth talking politician/revolutionary, should their voice count?
Aesop, do you anticipate any of that (the indictments and prison time you mentioned) actually happening? I have zero faith that it will. Zero.
You may be right.
I know what should happen, but not what will.
That uncertainty alone is cause for great alarm for anyone with any common sense.
The entire point of law is that it be fixed and reliable for all.
Without that, when it’s random and capricious, it’s worse than no law at all.
If there aren’t indictments, trials, and convictions over what’s gone on, I can tell you what I do have faith will happen: there’s going to be war.
Not a tantrum, or a disturbance, or a riot, or even some low-intensity nonsense.
It’s going to be a full batshit war. It will come in its own time. Maybe slow unfolding, maybe all at once. But come it will.
People are going to start looking for an excuse, any excuse, and then they’re going to find one, and hunting season will be open. And once it starts, it’s going to spiral out of control, like things do, and one side or the other will become extinct before it’s over.
The social construct in this country is that every two to four years, we have peaceful revolutions at the ballot box.
Now one side doesn’t want to play by that any more, and has spent two years subverting every branch of government to support a slow coup against an elected president. Either we nip that nonsense in the bud, and people responsible pay with their lives spent in prison for a decade or two, or we’re going to start getting governments by hard coup, with all the trimmings, and we’ve seen how that’s played out, from Russia in 1917 to Venezuela yesterday.
Folks won’t wait to be rounded up, they’re going to go looking for the troublemakers, and standing them up against the nearest wall.
And anybody, including police, government, or military, who picks the wrong side, will get stood right up against one too, to the last man.
And if they’re very, very fortunate, we won’t go looking for their wives and kids after that.
That’s the lit road flare the current crop of jackholes in Congress, and the perpetrators of the Russian collusion hoax, are juggling in a wading pool of gasoline.
They’re about one more cover-up, one gun grab, or one attempted impeachment, away from finding out what the old rules look like in practice. When you have to take a hand, and you won’t be left in peace, there’s no percentage in sitting it out for another day, and a lot of people are going to start taking a close interest in their neighbors, with a view to culling the problem from hell to breakfast, until they work their way all the distance to the top of the totem pole.
I suspect a lot of other societal dysfunction is going to get a blowtorch up its tailpipe as part of the show.
The prospect of such times frankly scares the hell out of me, but not as much as the prospect of sitting on my hands and watching the crooked communists in power march ever onward, and plant 100M of their friends and neighbors in mass graves.
Because that’s where we are headed if nothing happens, and no one cares.
Now imagine if, ten or twenty or thirty years ago, someone had told you such a thing would be discussed seriously.
As CA says frequently over at WRSA:
This is where we are now.
Imagine where we’ll be.
An illegal alien convicted of raping a dog to death was released by the sanctuary state of Oregon after being sentenced to just 60 days in prison.
I will let you decide if you want to read more concerning this perversion. Consider this question: are there any sanctuary states or cities run by Republicans? I understand that there is no way to vote ourselves out of this. I also understand that the Democrat party is the party of perversion along with many other facets of evil.
h/t The War on Guns
Gen X has been caught in the middle. For most of our lives, we just wanted to be left alone to do our own thing, just like John Wick. He wanted to live a normal life and followed the rules to acheive that goal. Then The Establishment and Younger Cohort dragged him back into a life he did not want. He tried to work within the rules to reestablish his own personal sovereignty, but was denied. So as we begin the third movie, he has moved beyond rules. Gen X is the same way. We played by the rules, but those rules turned out to be unsatisfactory and unworkable. If you think we are not at that stage, note this tweet from Kurt Schlichter:
So we are going to burn the house down.
We will be cancelling any additional Hartford insurance policies. This policy was not cancelled for selling firearms: it was cancelled for laser etching unloaded firearms. The 4th of July cancellation date was just icing on the cake for them.
I hope that other readers consider the implications of this policy cancellation and pass it on.
Paralyzed. In a word we are stuck in inaction due largely to our affection for the things we have accumulated and the people we feel responsible in providing for.
We have jobs and homes, dreams and kids. Our lives. We are loathe to move because moving means incredible loss of personal gain. It would mean fatherless or motherless kids and family without sons or uncles or grandfathers. It would mean prison or suicide by cop, it would mean coming finally face to face with the horror of killing another human or the knowledge that forever the stain of blood is on our hands.
The fact that there isn’t a clear plan or even consensus as to what could or should be done complicates this to an exponential level. The incredible pettiness in the comments of popular blogs and message boards is staggering. We can’t stop fighting over weapon platforms/ammunition or other’s religious beliefs to even stop a moment to consider what is even possible or impossible to do together if we would simply try. TL recently said that it is apparent to him that no organization is possible. He’s right it seems and he tried desperately to do it several times.
What it will take I am afraid, is a realization that the expectation to survive the push to right this nation is gone. We tend to look at the whole situation as a survival based problem for our personal selves. It isn’t. If you are not willing to lay it all down to secure a future for your descendants that isn’t collectivist hell, then you have lost it already.
We don’t put feet on our complaints because we do not want to chance our losing everything. We obey every edict while grumbling and quoting the Constitution and grudgingly go along to “save” what we have. Be honest here, self reflection is the mark of intelligent men, admitting this will be the first step to being free. The inclination is to deny and recoil, but the fact that there has been no real resistance is proof.
So instead we lose everything incrementally until no hope can be left.
I don’t have the answers to what steps you should take. I can’t point you toward the man who can either. We are without a Sam Adams or Patrick Henry in these days. Times are different, the situation is different. The enemy isn’t redcoats or a king, it is ideology and weaponized victimology. We don’t meet this enemy on the Lexington Green.
What is the same is that tyranny flourishes when good men do nothing.
When you approach it from the perspective that preserving your life is not the most important objective, you become free. While affecting things nationally is monumental in scope, your local situation is most definitely a place where things could be done which sent a stern message.
It isn’t glorious or beautiful, it is ugly and will scar a soul. If you relish what this correction will entail then I submit that you simply don’t understand it. If you think yourself such a hard man that you won’t mind at all the horror, then a rude awakening is your reward. Harder men have not been able to process it, you won’t be immune.
Now I’m not indicting you here reader, I am pointing at myself. We need to individually look inward and decide if we will go steadily into darkness, loathe to lose our comfort and assets until the can is kicked to our children… or not.
Until my sense of right exceeds my sense of wrong, I am just a tinkling cymbal.
After a decade of justice denied — under Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Eric Holder, John Brennan, James Comey, and others — Bill Whittle thinks he now detects a whiff of fear among those in that cabal. Former CIA Director John Brennan, usually a cool calculating man, seems frightened about the probe into how the Russia collusion investigation began.
We have a tendency to take the easy path when confronted by police. Whether you like his hair, race or politics or not, this guy stood up for his rights at great personal risk and by G-d we need more of it.