This is the first time in my 45 years on the planet

Discussion in 'Politics' started by AllieBaba, Jul 17, 2009.

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    That I have actually witnessed people, aside from a few nutjobs, threatening to take up arms against the president.

    It's the first time in my life I've ever seen a growing movement of organized protest against the president's policies.

    The only thing I can think of that is comparable is perhaps the civil rights movement of the 60s...and even that wasn't directed at the presidency or even the government. And it was notably peaceful.

    Does this freak anyone else out?
     
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    Not really, its all hyperbolye.
     
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    Not me.

    Jefferson himself had a little thing for the blood of tyrants.
     
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    didn't he say let the blood flow at the Bastille?
     
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    Please tell me more... I know there is a lot of unrest but I've never heard any talk of taking up arms against the President. That would truly surprise me. If there is a revolt I think it will be a peaceful one at the polls. I just can't believe anything like that would ever happen.
     
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    "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."
     
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    The Obama Administration is obviously worried about it. According to Janet Napolitano and her crew at the Department Of Homeland Security, just about everyone can be considered a domestic terrorist. When the government treats everyone as a criminal, we've got problems.
     
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    No, it would bother me to see everyone just act like this administrations policies are of no ill effect. It would bother me to see people complacent

    I am actually more inclined to be encouraged, than freaked out
     
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    We have the fact that the Neocons are rather put out about the terminity with which the American Public put them out of office. And the mindset of the Neocon that prefers bullets to ballots, gut reaction to reason. Then there is the fact that this is the first American President that is not lilly white.

    The traditional conservative is dismayes about this kind of reaction. The Conservatives on this board, as you can readily see, Allie, are fanning to flames.
     
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    what is it about liberals and the race card?
     

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