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Comadreja Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 11:53 PM
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I don't think we can do it alone
The more I watch our monstrosity of a political system at work; the more I learn about the true history of this country, the less I believe systemic change will occur peacefully. I think the populist/progressive resistance will need help from outside, as did the original revolutionaries. They could not have won without Lafayette and the French. Our anachronistic constitutional government was never designed for popular rule, but for the preservation of the rich elites who wrote it. We The People haven't had our revolution yet. The Europeans hate Bush and the neocons, and are starting to strengthen the EU militarily, and isn't Russia on board with them now? With RW religious nuts eager for Armageddon gaining so much power here, surely the enlightened countries will intervene if only for their own survival. Perhaps a first step would be to withdraw all their money from Treasury bonds and move to adopt the Euro as the newcurrency of choice. Really, there isn't much time left.

Beware of the leader, who strikes the war drum in order to transfer the citizens into patriotic glow, patriotism is indeed a double-sided sword. It makes the blood flow boldly, like it constricts the intellect. And if the striking of the war drum reached a feverish height and the blood is cooking and hating, and the intellect is dismissed, the leader doesn't need to reject the citizens' rights. The citizens, caught by anxiety and blinded through patriotism, will subordinate all their rights to the leader and this even with happy courage. Why do I know that? I know it, because this is, what I did. And I am Gajus Julius Csar: Gaius Julius Caesar

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