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Until the world starts fighting back, violently, against elected officials and bankers, things will only continue to get worse.
Just in case everyone was not aware.... these are the exact symptoms of an empire that has lost control and is about to implode.... the U.S. is in the last breath before death.... sad but true and it all was caused by greed, filth, corruption, fraud, greed, corruption and more greed. .. I wont be surprised to see them take a stab at organized religion before they go down...
The death blow was on 9/11 2001. Never forget.
Never forget what? That the Bush admin had their backs to the wall and had to do something grand to divert attention and allow for all kinds of emergency powers to be enacted? We should have taken our medicine in 2001.
9/11 was the hammer blow that launched a million blows, almost neverending since.
Can't imagiine what it must be like to live in the US now. India is a bit of a blessing with it's lawlessness in that regard. And perhaps large parts of it will be unpoliced and unplolicable after One World is because of complexity and diversity.
One can read about such abuses on a daily basis through Radley Balko's work at www.theagitator.com. He's been writing about police militarization and absuses for years. It's been a long time coming...
i was outside a friend of mine's house, painting her house, on the days after 911. it was so eerily quiet with the jets all grounded. it is amazing how much noise pollution comes from aircraft......i had the television on near the front door, and i watched that totally bogus church service with george bush getting up there running his head and then going and sitting down by his equally worthless dad, ghw bush , in that washington church. i felt something was amiss and boy was i right....
These are symptoms of a Republic on its deathbed. In truth the "American" empire is just in its infancy.
In truth the "American" empire is just in its infancy.
Not according to History.
In truth the "American" empire is just in its infancy.
Not according to History.
can this ship be saved or shall she crash upon the rocks?
Come on, you really believe that? If so it will be the shortest-lived empire ever since it's financial system is about to implode terminally, rendering it a lame duck.
The Republic died sometime between 1865 and 1933. There is evidence that it was stillborn in 1787. But nonetheless, America has been an empire since 1945.
And now, it's dying.
I am Chumbawamba.
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Remains to be seen how this will play out. Well said though.
Americans are a bunch of stupid animals easy to manipulate and subdue. In recent years this country has witnessed the emergence of a new breed of individuals who fervidly preach the US Constitution as their holy manuscript. In fact, thee mules have been brainwashed with tons of bullshit about the Constitution and other patriotic crap in order to make these idiots feel “proud to be Americans.” These people are just reacting to the ongoing economic upheaval and desperately seeking shelter in a document that allegedly protects their rights. Americans clearly fit in of Leo Strauss’ (*) categories of society, the Vulgar Many:
“The Vulgar Many, are lovers of wealth and pleasure. They are selfish, slothful, and indolent. They can be inspired to rise above their brutish existence only by fear of impending death or catastrophe.”
As long as ordinary Americans remain in such brutish state, it will be very easy for any skilled sophist to manipulate and subdue these savages while profiling from their stupidity.
(*) German philosopher, 1899-1973
When the power goes off because they can't afford to pay, and food is too expensive to put on their plates, people will wake up, but not until.
But what will they do? They may wake up to a reality in which they are powerless because they didn't pay attention to what was important while they could . So they'll never be able to overcome their fear to act because the stakes are now too high. It's either resist and perish or submit and subsist.
No, what people need to do is start talking to each other: family, friends, neighbors, community, etc. You will still get strange looks from the ones on Xanax or other prescribed anxiety medications, which is good, because we want to weed these people out. They are not fit to be part of the next evolution of the human species. They will devolve or die off, as nature intended.
The only way anything is going to change for the better is when People en masse WITHDRAW THEIR CONSENT from the current control structure and pledge their allegience to EACH OTHER.
Once you can get at least 5% of people who receive traffic citations to contest them in court--just 5%--then you will have initiated the turning of the tide. Once you can get at least 10% of the people--just 10%--to stop paying their taxes at ALL levels, then you have begun a revolution. The problem is, in any given crowd of people in America these days, you can probably find less than 0.1% who are concerned or irate enough to take real action. The rest are waiting for someone else to do something, or are sitting on the fence, or are content with where they are and don't want to rock the boat, or are truly still happy and successful (probably in some cushy corporate job subsidized by government--i.e. taxpayer--money), or they are part of the elite control structure themself. This is the problem. Not enough people are angry enough. Give it a few more years, when the elite start feeding on the middle classes having long since devoured the poor. Then you'll get more civil disobedience.
But for now? Submission, obeyance, consent. Pathetic.
Also Well Put.
The key to success is to withdraw any "consent" and participation from the existing system. It is an illegitimate occupying force only. Remove your money from the banking system and stop paying your taxes. Stop filling out any of their paperwork. Find work in the underground economy. Use Bitcoins. There are many other strategies of civil disobedience and peaceful resistance that will enable us to take and hold land and natural resources.
There is no way to reform the old system at the ballot box and we cannot violently kill it. Our only hope is to form a new society while the old wallows and suffocates in its own filfth.
Amen, uniman, amen.
a lot of people still fly. they allow themselves, their children and wives to be subjected to invasive patdowns and feel downs and say nothing. they allow themselves to be eradiated with what some have said is harmful scanning but say nothing. they just grin and bear it. does this speak volumes about the way the american mind works now? i think it does.
Hope is not a plan.
Your ancestors eventually realized that their European "colonial masters" would, in fact, have to be violently killed. There is no other way and never has been. Prepare.
Whilst I totally agree with your statements, I would like to see a plan by someone on how to keep your land and yet not pay property taxes. I can and have dispensed with about everything else but that. Any suggestions other than not pay taxes and go thru a tax lein sale in 3 years ?
I don't really see that many middle class people any longer in Houston, Texas. They have all had their standard of living slowly eroded.
Darwinism for Superdummies.
You're on to it Chumbawamba...
Build another system!
Catalyze the Network!
(and sustain it by taking the transaction landscape...)
Leveling The Transaction Landscape: Technology and the Campfire
I pay no taxes anymore , as they are voluntary any way . How many other people pay no taxes or are you all still too scared
"Young people of America, awake from your slumber of indolence and hark-en the call of the future! Do you realise you are rapidly becoming a doomed generation? Do you realise that the fate of the world and of generations to come rests on your shoulders? Do you realise that at any time you may be called on to protect your country and the freedom of the world from the creeping scourge of communism? How can you possibly laugh in the face of the disasters which face us all from all sides? Oh ignorant youth, the world is not a joyous place. The time has come for you to dispense with the frivolous pleasures of childhood and get down to honest toil until you are sixty-five. Then and only then can you relax and collect your social security and live happily until the time of your death. Also your insolent attitude disturbs me greatly. You have the nerve to say that you have never known what it is like to live in a secure and peaceful world; you say that the present generation has balled things up to the extent that we now face a war so terrible that the very thought of it makes hardened veterans shudder; you say it is our fault that World War ll was fought in vein; you say that it is impossible to lay plans for the future until you are sure you have a future. I say Nonsense! None of these things matter. If you expect a future you must carve it out in the face of these things. You also say that you must wait until after you have served your time with the service to settle down. Ridiculous! It is a man’s duty to pull up stakes and serve his country at any time, then settle down again.
I say there is no excuse for a feeling of insecurity on your part;there is no excuse for juvenile delinquency; there is no excuse for your attitude except that you are rotten and lazy! I was never like that! I worked hard; I saved; I didn’t run around and stay out late at night; I carved out my own future through hard work and virtuous living, and look at me now: a respectful and successful man.
I warn you, if you don’t start now it will be too late, and the blame for the end of the world will be laid at your feet. Heed my warning, oh depraved and profligate youth; I say awake, awake, awake!
Fearfully and disgustedly yours, John J. Righteous-Hypocrite. "
As a young person myself, I'm going to put it frankly: We don't care.
And theres a reason for that. We can't change a thing. So why worry? Realistically, If I sat in front of city hall with a sandwich board, or hell even set myself on fire, nobody would pay any attention. And when it comes time to resist or submit, why bother? To give your life so no one will remember it? No thanks.
When the cards fall, most young people will just walk away, which is what everyone should do anyway. Just leave. Let the corrupt crazy people rule themselves.
Yes, but you should give a damn about yourself.
Start building a parallel life that doesn't leave you at the mercy of corrupt, crazy people. .
walk away? from the greatest structure ever built for the protection of individual freedom?
walk to where exactly?
to form your own self styled communities with your tweets, and face book families? that new media increasingly managed and controlled by the same elites devouring the current system?
so you can run into the arms of a waiting trap laid by the parasites who have caused all of this?
as the saying goes, you can run, but you'll only die tired.
grade school is over. the time is coming where you must decide to stand for something, or just disappear.
Walk away , well i guess you like been a slave then kodos to you your just what they want ,you would of liked 1939 Germany , oh wait most Young people in Germany were sent to war and died . The young women and old for that matter were all looked after by the russian army it was the biggest rape session in history , so if your married your wife will have something to look forward to after the war that's coming
Thanks for the asterisk oh wise one. It is nice that people like you come on here and give us a glimpse of the emptiness and evil that possesses the minds of the oligarchs.
What is it about the Constitution you don't like?
Let's start with the fact that it's a fraud and doesn't really apply to anyone, or if it did it certainly does not anymore.
Did you read the title of the essay? There is no rule of law.
The Swiss have succeeded for some 800 years with no proper "constitution".
They are all armed to the teeth. They are also the militia and the national guard rolled into one.
You will find zero "home invasions" there. And definitely none by "police" unless they are suicidal.
They also don't have the "diversity" we have...
suisse came close disarming the citizen army Feb 2011 and "storing" the weapons in formal depots and banning keeping ammunition at home.
anti gunners vow to keep trying
rock and roll baby
Try this list for starters:
You are just pissed because Americans kicked the Germanic ass twice in less than 30 years. Take your weak Euroism somewhere else. The USA isn't the great evil of the world, the great evil of the world comes against Americans. The thing that is wrong with the economies of the countries of the world didn't come out of the USA it came out of Europe.
The problem Americans have is they listen to morons like you and eat up all that Euro monarchism BS. Leo Strauss is clearly a plagiarist, he stole that idea out of the Bible.
2nd Timothy, 3rd chapter
But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying it's power. Have nothing to do with them. They are the kind who worm their way into homes and gain control over weak-willed women, who are loaded down with sins, and are swayed with all kinds of evil desires, always learning but never able to acknowledge the truth. Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so also these men oppose the truth, men of depraved minds, who as far as the faith is concerned, are rejected. But they will not get very far because, as in the case of those men, their folly will be clear to everyone.
Contrary to popular belief, evolution is not a slow steady climb to a better more sophisticated organism. Evolution is in leaps and bounds, often regression to an earlier stage, as the genetic markers of this characteristic are activated. Of course the concept of an "ecosystem" as a stable platform, an interconnected web of forces and energy, is also bogus. There's chaos basically, and brief patches of some stabillity, but no promise of this resulting in a "better", more stable world as the next outcome.
Human beings have far more history than is in the books. The part before say.... 6000 BC has been erased. The megalithic society that was in existence on the bottom of the mediterranean sea and in mesopotamia (now the american province of Iraq) was largely peaceful, very sophisticated and used technology that was lost to later generations. The extensive temple complexes on and around Malta are one of the few surviving artefacts of this culture. The language written (and thus spoken) was Sanskrit. Something happened. Something went terribly wrong. It all disappeared, and was replaced by a world filled with wandering nomads, like the tribes of Israël, and but a few places existed where the old culture and technology survived.
Human beings then regressed. They became "uncivillised" and that's where that Bible quote is from.
History repeats itself. It's all cycles. The idea that a nation state, even a global culture and technology like ours can exist without serious challenges, is nonsense.
So is holding on to values that do not reflect the present situation. That's my opinion, but I base it on the idea that I'll never fight a losing battle. It's useless.
Darwinism Not for Dummies.
Likely something like this has happened several times, reducing civilization repeatedly to cave dwellers and nomads.
Are we not men?
You are devo!!
sometime a losing battle must be fought or it becomes a self fulfilling prophecy by forfeit. is that your choice?
No, I'm not advocating surrender nor do I try to make defeat palpatable. There are many ways to win a war, one of which is knowing where to fight, for what, and how. Just remain without action, leaving the initiative to the enemy, because of a moral perspective (which is very powerful, please don't get me wrong on that) is a losing strategy at this point in time. Pulling out of a battle, so the enemy wastes resources, and so is positioned "on the wrong foot" seems more attractive to me than facing up to forces infinatively better prepared, and worse; TO FIGHT ON THEIR TERMS.
I don't want to sound corny but this Sun Tsu reference is very apt.
17. According as circumstances are favorable, one should modify one's plans.18. All warfare is based on deception.19. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near.20. Hold out baits to entice the enemy. Feign disorder, and crush him.21. If he is secure at all points, be prepared for him. If he is in superior strength, evade him.22. If your opponent is of choleric temper, seek to irritate him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant.23. If he is taking his ease, give him no rest. If his forces are united, separate them.24. Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.25. These military devices, leading to victory, must not be divulged beforehand.
I'm neither unholy or holy; more like aholy.
How did you type that while Wanking Off?.
revolution......the only way out.
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