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rebelfury76 July 7th, 2013 5:23am

If enough people have the courage to just say "no" to the state it will instantly lose its power.

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Fjolsvin Midgard
07/07/13 1:49 pm

What happens when people without guns stand up to people with guns.... There will be no further Gandhiesque peaceful transitions the plutocrats won't yield power without bloodshed

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
07/07/13 11:57 am

True. But the problem is, how to organize such mass civil disobedience when the state is monitoring all electronic communications, and physical mail. Ideas?

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
07/08/13 1:39 am

How they always have, take to the streets. We're all pissed off, people just don't want to to it alone.

07/07/13 7:22 am

There's not enough in this country. People are too comfortable.

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/07/13 9:34 am

No - people ARE comfortable and HAPPY and they don't want that kind of change - don't make it sound like people are somehow in an trace

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
07/07/13 11:58 am

@Shelly, Maybe you are. I want our country to get back to its founding ideals.

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/07/13 12:50 pm

It doesn't really matter whether I am personally happy or whether you are personally happy - it's whether collectively the American people are unhappy enough to revolt - I don't believe they are anywhere near

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
07/07/13 2:57 pm

The 'collective' is made up of individuals. If I'm not happy, then the seed of change has already been planted.

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
07/08/13 1:41 am

Haha people are in a trance that's exactly how I describe. Pick a job, go to work, surrender half to the State, pay your bills, go up mcdonalds, get your voting agenda from the news, and watch some American idol. That's the USA today.

comppete Las Vegas
07/06/13 11:46 pm

Here, the states would seize power. What happened in Egypt could not happen so quickly here. The Feds would butt in.

comppete Las Vegas
07/07/13 12:18 am

You won't even discount the cowards, the Dems, the pacifists and the negative ninnies that won't believe in anything.

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
07/07/13 12:24 am

Remember, the world is watching and DC must maintain an image. That image is not genocide in the face of dissent, they drop bombs on other nations for the same thing and arm the resistors. Will we get our weapons?

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
07/07/13 11:59 am

I'd give it a solid 10,000,000. I think there are at least that many folks who see the problem with an all-powerful, overreaching Federal government.

aurealis the sky
07/06/13 10:42 pm

I doubt it immediately, the state doesn't like giving up its power

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
07/06/13 10:52 pm

The key word is "enough"

Look at Egypt

Doopy Remedial Americanism
07/06/13 10:36 pm

Nope. It has to be certain numbers, with a certain degree of coordination, and including some key people.

canecorso Las Vegas Nv
07/06/13 10:32 pm

Not instantly but over time yes.

Jungle in the dog house
07/06/13 10:29 pm

Happened in Egypt.