The number of Americans who think violence against the government is justified is on the rise, poll finds

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  • A third of Americans think violence against the government could be justified, a new poll found.
  • In 2015, 23% said violence was justified and in 2010, 16% said it was. 
  • The poll found that 40% of Republicans found it justified compared to 23% of Democrats. 

The number of Americans who think it’s “justified for citizens to take violent action against the government” is on the rise, a recent poll from The Washington Post-University of Maryland showed. 

34% of Americans believe violence against the government can at times be justified, which is up from 23% in 2015 and 16% in 2010, according to the poll’s findings.

The survey of 1,101 adults conducted from December 17 to December 19 found that 40% of Republicans said violent actions could be justified compared to 23% of Democrats, according to The Washington Post.

Men, younger adults, and those with college degrees were more likely to say violence was acceptable. Additionally, only 18% of Black Americans thought violence was justified compared to 40% of white Americans. 

A majority, 62% said that violence was never justified, but the Post reported that’s a decrease from the 1990s when as many as 90% of respondents said violence was never justified. 

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tom finley
tom finley
2 years ago

Yea those calling for violence and blood are what raging lunatics? Just calling on their base natures? The lunatic is saying you cannot change what is happening, you have no power to change anything. He calls on his higher power, this phrase first appeared in Amazing Fantasy #15 [1962]. I seek my God the God of our founding fathers the Judeo Christian father of all the Lord Jesus Christ. He makes my hands and fingers ready to war.

tom finley
tom finley
2 years ago
Reply to  tom finley

Psa 18:34 He teacheth my hands to war, so that a bow of steel is broken by mine arms.

GenEarly
GenEarly
2 years ago
Reply to  tom finley

Understand that the Wa Po is the public spokesperson for the CiA, and the Univ. of Md is from a People’s State of ProgreSSive democRats.
They WANT a CW and are working to Provoke it. That being said, an Armed Populace does stand in their way. I agree that avoiding CW isn’t a solution to Tyranny, and that Events, either False Flag or Real will ignite it.
Prepared and Standing Ready

tom finley
tom finley
2 years ago
Reply to  GenEarly

I believe that is part of the psyop that they are looking and want a CW, more BS they will not win the war when not if it happens.

Chris
Chris
2 years ago

“ 62% said that violence was never justified,”

There’s the number I have been lookin for.
62%…….are Zombies.

Told ya there real.

Rick Davis
Rick Davis
2 years ago
Reply to  Chris

That 62% doesn’t deserve to live in America!
Ship their asses to china!

GenEarly
GenEarly
2 years ago
Reply to  Chris

30% won the 1775 Revolutionary War. It took awhile, fighting until 1781 and until 1783 for the peace treaty.
Once Started there is No “going back”. “Live Free or Die” as New Hampshire used to say long ago.

Citizen Joe
Citizen Joe
2 years ago

The regime is ruthless. They did the Covid bio weapon to us and the world. There is nothing they wouldn’t do to us. Right now, in a lab somewhere in the US, one of their scientists is waiting for the green light to dump the next weapon on us. Total war and scorched earth policy must be our reply. Black flag. No mercy. Wipe their spawn from the face of the earth. Burn it all to the ground. Give them the Carthage treatment. And then some. Apocalypse now! Hey, I’m constipated. Leave me alone.

tom finley
tom finley
2 years ago
Reply to  Citizen Joe

Should be are only response, when today yesterday is gone tomorrow is but a promise, now is the time.

FedUpFLman
FedUpFLman
2 years ago
Reply to  tom finley

Been saying, if not now, when?
Other day i killed my rooster, and i can’t lie, i felt kinda bad at first..but he sure was loud. He had to go, and i actually liked him.
This administration is getting much too loud for this flock, where’s the damn rooster hiding?

tom finley
tom finley
2 years ago
Reply to  FedUpFLman

You bet, it is about that time.

308onlooker
308onlooker
2 years ago

Violence against a crooked government is justified in my view. “They” aren’t coming to, NEGOTIATE. Keep that in mind.

GenEarly
GenEarly
2 years ago
Reply to  308onlooker

Excellent Point !!! Overlooked too. Tyranny does Not Negotiate and the Ferals in DC haven’t even bothered to Pretend !!!.

Rabbi Will Mccubbins
Rabbi Will Mccubbins
2 years ago

The problem is our grandparents alowed a police state to emerge in the name of security. The state established a monopoly on violence. Which is evil. Violence belongs to we the people. It alwas did until the northern conquest of the south.

Rick Davis
Rick Davis
2 years ago

It wasn’t your grand parents it was your parents and your generation that allowed the police state

GenEarly
GenEarly
2 years ago
Reply to  Rick Davis

1913 seems like grand or great grand parents. Of course Gubmint Skools had begun getting gutted about the same time.

river view
river view
2 years ago

What the heck do they think the Declaration of Independence is? The right to bare arms is not so you can shoot thieves!

tuesdayissoylentgreenday
tuesdayissoylentgreenday
2 years ago

When you lie, steal and treat the population wrong… get what you get..

enn ess
enn ess
2 years ago

To ascertain whether or not violence is justified in any situation ya’ll need to start reading the history of the Communist party. Russian Revolution etc. All commie parties throughout history of controlling gomermints. Where TPTB, fighting among themselves for power and control oft just shot anyone just cause they lived in the town the were trying to control. During the infamous famine years, shot just because they were wandering the countryside looking for food. Food that had been requisitioned by TPTB to elicit control of the populace.
When the founders found that numerous efforts to appease and reconcile with English overlords their grievances they finally had to pull the cord and declare war. When you have reached an impasse and all avenues of coming to a peaceful conclusion have been repeatedly repealed, Violence is the only answer. Submission is not an option but a return to slavery.
History has proven this with every single gommermint in every single country since the very beginning. And yet gommermints still refuse to learn freedom cannot and will not be contained. It took us centuries to get to this point of individual freedom. And unfortunately we are submitting to the reversal of these freedoms. Why? I’m thinking here that people are reluctant to face the responsibility of being in charge of their own lives, for the successes and pitfalls that are a natural part of life.

FedUpFLman
FedUpFLman
2 years ago
Reply to  enn ess

I agree. I also feel like most people are starting to wonder if these assholes we’re surrounded by even deserve these sacrifices. If not, why wouldn’t this be over with already?? BEEN PAST TIME

Kal
Kal
2 years ago

Gee, as I recall the founding fathers extolled us to use violence against a tyrannical government and that it was our duty to do so…..

tom finley
tom finley
2 years ago
Last edited 2 years ago by tom finley
Martha
Martha
2 years ago

I’m usually one to submit to Romans 13, but millions of us are at our wits end. As if our politicians do Not listen to us! They seek the destruction of the United States, if not directly -- indirectly! Our Constitution was formed under great prayer and is a document worth preserving. Our country is unique! Let’s save it!

tom finley
tom finley
2 years ago
Reply to  Martha

Romans 13 does not apply to illegal regimes, they are not appointed of God.

Rabbi Will Mccubbins
Rabbi Will Mccubbins
2 years ago
Reply to  tom finley

Correctly stated sir. Also blue Americans are not our fellow citizens, but an enemy nation set of destroying our way of life. Most especially our religious beliefs.

tom finley
tom finley
2 years ago

They are my mortal enemy, yes sir.

Tim Bo
Tim Bo
2 years ago
Reply to  Martha

God’s will for human government is to reward good and punish evil. We now have several practicing the exact opposite. Hopefully we learn from our founders and history what must be done at some point.

FedUpFLman
FedUpFLman
2 years ago
Reply to  Tim Bo

“Every generation needs a revolution” -Lt. Col Scheller 2021

John Banks
John Banks
2 years ago

Violence against a legitimate, rule abiding, Constitution following government should be a last resort. Violence against what is currently in power, pretending to be “a government”, couldn’t be considered violence at all. More like trash, and litter clean up, or field day!

Joe Blow
Joe Blow
2 years ago

H L Menken warned us about these times.

tom finley
tom finley
2 years ago

There are no shepards left in our country, we are all sheep. The wolves are picking off the easy ones for now, the ones that line up to get the kill shot. They will soon be coming for the rest of us, that is a guaranteed fact. Just because they are not at your door yet, and the word is YET. Think you can wait them out, I don’t.

Reality Bites
Reality Bites
2 years ago
Reply to  tom finley

“The government”, though, obviously isn’t the core root of the problem. The puppetmasters/real enemy are the oligarchs and power players who are running the “pandemic” and “globalism” in general. Intentionally obscure and hiding behind their puppet idiot politicians and praetorians (military, police, private mercenary security forces). They might be hard to get to, but Gates, Soros, Zuckerberg, Blackrock, World Economic Forum/Davos and surely many more powerful psychopath eugenicist billionaire players behind the scenes are ultimately responsible and they will keep funding their nightmarish warfare against humanity until they are identified clearly in the mind of the public and they are subject to retribution. National governments and nation states period are not even close to the heads of the hydra, despite their own horrendous culpability.

tom finley
tom finley
2 years ago
Reply to  Reality Bites

We need to start in our own country first, once that happens we will have made a good start.

bogbeagle
bogbeagle
2 years ago

I have to admit, “turn the other cheek” was a master-stroke; a Psyop.
It appeals to the inner coward within each of us. And it provides the perfect rationale for inaction.
“You see, it’s not that I’m gutless. The reason I’m passive, is that it’s always wrong to use violence. So, you see, I’m really very Principled and Brave.”
But, however perfect the apparent resolution, deep down each of us knows the truth.