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Response to malaise (Reply #25)

Sun Nov 23, 2014, 01:00 PM

28. Bingo.

 

Remember that the Government removed Elian Gonzalez on Easter Sunday. The holiday means that people start thinking family and traditions instead of whatever social injustice is going on. Even during World War One the troops on the opposing sides declared a unilateral truce that was not authorized nor condoned by higher authority.

At the first light of dawn on Christmas Day, some German soldiers emerged from their trenches and approached the Allied lines across no-man’s-land, calling out “Merry Christmas” in their enemies’ native tongues. At first, the Allied soldiers feared it was a trick, but seeing the Germans unarmed they climbed out of their trenches and shook hands with the enemy soldiers. The men exchanged presents of cigarettes and plum puddings and sang carols and songs. There was even a documented case of soldiers from opposing sides playing a good-natured game of soccer.


So the idea that the authorities are planning on using the Holidays to their advantage is pretty much a given in my mind.

The weather is a bonus, it's cold and wet and that is not protesting weather, it works to the advantage of the authorities. If the people try and start fires in trash cans to stay warm, the fires will be put out and the people told to move along or risk arrest for arson or some such trumped up crap.

What the Authority folks don't realize, even if you manage to blunt this protest, you still increase the heat in the simmering discontent. By leaving the lid on the pot, it will get hotter, and sooner or later come to a raging boil.

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