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SDuderstadt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 08:39 PM
Response to Reply #23
24. A revolution to...
overthrow the British versus overthrowing our own constitution aren't even remotely comparable.

I can't believe have to keep having this conversation.

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  -I said it before. I'll say it again. Revolution in our lifetime! rateyes  Apr-04-11 07:18 PM   #0 
  - ...  TomClash   Apr-04-11 07:20 PM   #1 
  - Count me out. People say that way too often.  Countdown_3_2_1   Apr-04-11 07:26 PM   #2 
  - I have my pitchfork. call me. truly. :-|  roguevalley   Apr-04-11 09:41 PM   #36 
  - Why assume armed?  MedleyMisty   Apr-04-11 09:44 PM   #37 
     - Because those of us who say that, know the people on the far right who own all the guns here  stevenleser   Apr-04-11 11:42 PM   #50 
     - Democrats also own firearms ...  spin   Apr-04-11 11:59 PM   #53 
        - Are you suggesting anyone will...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 12:17 AM   #56 
        - I'm not suggesting a gunfight at all ...  spin   Apr-05-11 11:41 AM   #109 
           - I don't think the OP is advocating...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 11:48 AM   #111 
              - Armed revolution should be reserved for a dictatorship or tyranny ...  spin   Apr-05-11 03:17 PM   #116 
        - I'm surprised it is that high among Democrats, its still has us down almost 2-1 AND that does not  stevenleser   Apr-05-11 02:18 AM   #60 
           - Part of the reason for the difference in firearm ownership ...  spin   Apr-05-11 02:12 PM   #115 
              - You are making an assumption about people who live in cities  stevenleser   Apr-05-11 10:54 PM   #118 
                 - This may be caused by a difference in the cultures of the areas ...  spin   Apr-06-11 02:14 PM   #121 
     - "I don't think our government would turn it on us the way Gaddafi has turned on the Libyans."  MilesColtrane   Apr-05-11 11:42 AM   #110 
  - I smoke a lot, so better hurry.  Fuzz   Apr-04-11 07:27 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-04-11 07:29 PM   #4 
  - Are you calling for revolution outside...  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 07:30 PM   #5 
  - While I don't completely disagree with you, it could be argued that by using your logic  white_wolf   Apr-04-11 07:37 PM   #10 
     - Ummm, no it couldn't...  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 07:45 PM   #18 
        - Not to mention, the colonists knew full well they were  NYC Liberal   Apr-04-11 08:43 PM   #28 
           - Absolutely...  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 08:46 PM   #30 
  - What sort of revolution?  davidthegnome   Apr-04-11 07:31 PM   #6 
  - I'll say it now: no  brooklynite   Apr-04-11 07:32 PM   #7 
  - Not going to happen.  MineralMan   Apr-04-11 07:33 PM   #8 
  - What is going to happen?  MedleyMisty   Apr-04-11 10:03 PM   #42 
  - Now list the transgressions of the present form of government.....  suston96   Apr-04-11 07:36 PM   #9 
  - Well if you search my username  white_wolf   Apr-04-11 07:39 PM   #12 
     - A "new" declaration does not...  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 07:42 PM   #15 
  - So, tell me about your revolution  prolesunited   Apr-04-11 07:38 PM   #11 
  - I love you rateyes but  cali   Apr-04-11 07:40 PM   #13 
  - people will get behind a civil war for any kind of decent reason  BOG PERSON   Apr-04-11 07:40 PM   #14 
  - I think you're right.  stevedeshazer   Apr-04-11 07:43 PM   #16 
  - "Our lifetime?" There could be approx. a 50 year age difference  virgogal   Apr-04-11 07:44 PM   #17 
  - We're still waiting for the South to rise again  slackmaster   Apr-05-11 10:14 AM   #105 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-04-11 07:47 PM   #19 
  - What about a peaceful secession?  Youth Uprising   Apr-04-11 07:47 PM   #20 
  - The level of immiseration..  Davis_X_Machina   Apr-04-11 08:27 PM   #21 
  - Ok general, you kick thngs off, I have a few loose end to tie up and I'l catch up with you.  JoePhilly   Apr-04-11 08:30 PM   #22 
  - Yeah, first sign progressives are trying to pull something like this, and I am in Europe or Central  stevenleser   Apr-05-11 12:01 AM   #54 
     - Try to picture a vegan pacifist wielding an assault rifle while holding a peace sign.  JoePhilly   Apr-05-11 06:50 AM   #67 
  - Revolutions are for other nations. We have no history of any. ....Oh, wait.  WinkyDink   Apr-04-11 08:36 PM   #23 
  - A revolution to...  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 08:39 PM   #24 
     - Yeah me either.  white_wolf   Apr-04-11 08:42 PM   #25 
     - No...  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 08:44 PM   #29 
     - When Congress is owned by corporations  white_wolf   Apr-04-11 08:47 PM   #31 
        - Dude...  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 08:50 PM   #32 
           - They own the majorites of both  white_wolf   Apr-04-11 08:55 PM   #33 
              - Dude...  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 08:58 PM   #34 
              - Every single repubican  white_wolf   Apr-04-11 09:04 PM   #35 
                 - The question of whether corporations "own Congress" isn't...  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 09:54 PM   #38 
                    - How much worse does it have to get?  NoBlueDogs   Apr-05-11 06:23 AM   #62 
                       - That doesn't mean that corporations...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 08:07 AM   #68 
                          - Corporations don't own Congress?  NoBlueDogs   Apr-05-11 08:10 AM   #69 
                             - Read the first line of your post. Notice the contradiction?  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 08:12 AM   #71 
                                - Nope, no contradiction.  NoBlueDogs   Apr-05-11 08:25 AM   #76 
                                   - "What the corporations want they almost always get"  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 08:34 AM   #77 
                                      - Still no contradiction.  NoBlueDogs   Apr-05-11 08:53 AM   #81 
                                         - So corporations operate as a bloc?  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 08:56 AM   #82 
              - Pretty much. Citizens United is what did us in for a long time to come.  NoBlueDogs   Apr-05-11 09:43 AM   #90 
     - Things aren't "so bad". Not compared to the way things have been  Common Sense Party   Apr-05-11 10:59 PM   #119 
     - We were British subjects at the time, you might recall. DUDE.  WinkyDink   Apr-05-11 06:44 AM   #65 
        - That was my point...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 08:10 AM   #70 
           - why SDuderstadt, are you cross?  dionysus   Apr-05-11 08:15 AM   #74 
           - Why, dionysus!  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 08:23 AM   #75 
              - SDuderstadt? i didn't know you was back in town!  dionysus   Apr-05-11 08:42 AM   #78 
                 - Why, dionysus!  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 08:44 AM   #79 
                    - this thread is like playing cards with my sisters kids.  dionysus   Apr-05-11 09:19 AM   #85 
                       - You nerveracking...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 09:25 AM   #87 
                          - is that the same bottle of laudanum Lou gave you SDuderstadt?  dionysus   Apr-05-11 09:33 AM   #88 
                             - Well...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 09:36 AM   #89 
                                - get to fighting or get to runnin!  dionysus   Apr-05-11 09:45 AM   #91 
                                   - Go ahead, boy...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 09:49 AM   #92 
                                      - BILLYY!!! NNNNOOoooooo!!!!  dionysus   Apr-05-11 09:55 AM   #96 
                                         - I don't think I'm gonna let you...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 10:01 AM   #99 
                                            - why SDuderstadt, I'm right as the mail. ah have not yet begun to defile myself... *thud*  dionysus   Apr-05-11 10:03 AM   #101 
                                               - That is a nocturne...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 10:06 AM   #102 
           - I believe that's where the revolution comes in.  WinkyDink   Apr-05-11 10:01 AM   #98 
              - Are you saying you want a revolution to...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 12:10 PM   #114 
  - Who's revolting this time?  leeroysphitz   Apr-04-11 08:42 PM   #26 
  - Sire, the peasants are revolting.  Recovered Repug   Apr-05-11 10:59 PM   #120 
  - From your mouth to the teabaggers ears  onenote   Apr-04-11 08:43 PM   #27 
  - I went to the largest pro-union rally today in San Francisco. We are a pro-union town  Luminous Animal   Apr-04-11 09:54 PM   #39 
  - I get...  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 09:58 PM   #40 
     - The Federal Reserve is the institution from which the banks receive their bailouts.  Luminous Animal   Apr-04-11 10:07 PM   #43 
        - Huh?  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 10:51 PM   #44 
  - Apparently, (based on comments) the right wing has gotten us all frightened of revolution. Pathetic  Luminous Animal   Apr-04-11 10:02 PM   #41 
  - "right wing has gotten us all frightened of revolution"  SDuderstadt   Apr-04-11 10:56 PM   #45 
  - And even in some of those movements there were killings and casualties.  stevenleser   Apr-04-11 11:59 PM   #52 
  - I'm not frightened of revolution as much as disdainful of people's wilpower to actually engage in it  Posteritatis   Apr-05-11 10:10 AM   #103 
  - no, those were reform movements  BOG PERSON   Apr-05-11 11:53 AM   #112 
  - Nope. I thought that 10 years ago. It won't go down that way.  cottonseed   Apr-04-11 10:59 PM   #46 
  - The peaceful revolution is happening as we type  liberal life   Apr-04-11 11:16 PM   #47 
  - nope...not going there  Sheepshank   Apr-04-11 11:34 PM   #48 
  - Great. That means the Far Right is going to take over. You do realize that, right?  stevenleser   Apr-04-11 11:40 PM   #49 
  - Going to? Like they haven't already?  Initech   Apr-05-11 12:27 AM   #58 
     - Nope. not even close to what would happen. First off...  stevenleser   Apr-05-11 02:17 AM   #59 
        - You're surrendering way too fast.  NoBlueDogs   Apr-05-11 08:15 AM   #73 
           - The rest of the world would stay as far away as they could from this.  stevenleser   Apr-05-11 10:39 PM   #117 
  - somewhat agree  rufus dog   Apr-04-11 11:48 PM   #51 
  - i'm pretty certain there will be one in the next 60 years, so... i believe your op is factually corr  inna   Apr-05-11 12:03 AM   #55 
  - I don't care which side it comes from...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 12:20 AM   #57 
  - I wouldn't recommend such a course.  sofa king   Apr-05-11 06:13 AM   #61 
  - maybe...if we don't end up in another civil war first. eom  Vinee   Apr-05-11 06:28 AM   #63 
  - The time has come for the People to get up off their knees and fight back!  joentokyo   Apr-05-11 06:35 AM   #64 
  - Inspired words  lunatica   Apr-05-11 06:48 AM   #66 
  - great  caliguy   Apr-05-11 08:13 AM   #72 
  - Don't you have a local cable access channel you can spend all your free time on?  tjwash   Apr-05-11 08:46 AM   #80 
  - It is FAR more like that there will a right-wing uprising than a left-wing uprising  Douglas Carpenter   Apr-05-11 09:05 AM   #83 
  - Whenever I read a subject line like that, I imagine it being spoken in a cloud of smoke  slackmaster   Apr-05-11 09:07 AM   #84 
  - Can you be more specific?  Shagbark Hickory   Apr-05-11 09:20 AM   #86 
  - Ah, all the handwringers on this thread.  Le Taz Hot   Apr-05-11 09:49 AM   #93 
  - Meh...  Javaman   Apr-05-11 09:51 AM   #94 
  - It won't be started by democrats that's for sure. n/t  Fire1   Apr-05-11 09:53 AM   #95 
  - You say you want a revolution  AsahinaKimi   Apr-05-11 09:59 AM   #97 
  - I'm not calling for one. I don't want one.  EstimatedProphet   Apr-05-11 10:03 AM   #100 
  - "That I will preserve, protect and defend...  SDuderstadt   Apr-05-11 10:11 AM   #104 
     - I thought so when I took it.  EstimatedProphet   Apr-05-11 10:46 AM   #107 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-05-11 10:15 AM   #106 
     - Uh...  EstimatedProphet   Apr-05-11 10:48 AM   #108 
     - so  BOG PERSON   Apr-05-11 12:05 PM   #113 
 

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