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    The Second American Revolution

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    Re: The Second American Revolution

    You can't use the embed code. It doesn't work in forums. Do a search for how to post youtube videos and you can see how.


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    Re: The Second American Revolution

    There won't be a 2nd american revolution(during this generation).
    The average person doesn't give a shit about the ideas in the posted video above.

    Thats what really matters, the average person on the street. Maybe a few crazies might do some thing spectacular, like the oaklahoma bombing and that was what Mcveigh was trying to do.

    Majority of people voted for Obama and do agree with everything thats been going on. In the end this so called 2nd revolution will change nothing.

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    Re: The Second American Revolution

    This country is way too PC for actions like the ones that these suggest. I'm still reeling from the 9,000 earmarks thing.

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    Re: The Second American Revolution

    It's not that this country is too PC, it's that most people aren't stupid.

    During the post-war boom more wealth was created in this country than at any other point in history, and yet the tax rate was TWICE what it is now. Since Reagan lowered taxes, the rich have gotten wealthier while the infrastructure our economy relies on has collapsed and workers have become demotivated by stagnant wages and a complete lack of gains.

    The very politicians who rail against taxes are the ones who help corporations sell our jobs overseas and deregulate the market so that shysters and crooks can rob us blind.

    Who is this clown in this video, that he wants me to take to the streets and throw myself under the treads of tanks to ensure that the wealthiest in America can eat even more gold-flake on their $1000 bowls of ice cream? Does he think I am an idiot?

    I'll fight for my freedom when it's threatened, but I and the rest of this country have no interest in dying in the streets to ensure that the fat cats get fatter off my labor.

    There will never be a popular revolution in support of the elites. Not unless this country takes a sharp nosedive into fascism.

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    Re: The Second American Revolution

    i think the reason we will never have a second revolution is we are such a huge country, with so many interest groups and "factions" we can't help be divided, we can't agree on anything as a whole. without unity, it just won't happen.

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    Re: The Second American Revolution

    Quote Originally Posted by PistolPoet View Post
    During the post-war boom more wealth was created in this country than at any other point in history.
    Of course, during the post war boom, there was the fact that we were the ONLY large purveyor of advanced goods around. Not to mention the reconstruction of both Japan and Europe. Then there was the fact that you had on average a VERY young workforce which certainly has a boom effect. Oh, and there was the fact that the school system still churned out people who were actually semi-competent at work once they got out of high school instead of being on average molly-coddled brats. As well there was the general lack of entitlement from the government and much more lax regulation. So while direct taxes were higher, all the hidden fees and permits that currently are in place weren't.

    Since Reagan lowered taxes, the rich have gotten wealthier while the infrastructure our economy relies on has collapsed and workers have become demotivated by stagnant wages and a complete lack of gains.
    The poor have also gotten wealthier both in adjusted wages as well as real terms, and while the poverty rate has stagnated and even begun to inflate among certain groups, that happened well before Reagan. In fact, it was pretty much caused by Mr. Great Society himself.

    The very politicians who rail against taxes are the ones who help corporations sell our jobs overseas and deregulate the market so that shysters and crooks can rob us blind.
    Um, last time I checked, it was people like Barney Frank that pushed for lax lending laws, and as for the corporations moving overseas, trade protectionism is almost always a bad idea. The current exception would be trade protectionism against China, however, they hold WAY too much of our debt for us to try it.

    I'll fight for my freedom when it's threatened, but I and the rest of this country have no interest in dying in the streets to ensure that the fat cats get fatter off my labor.
    Fight with what exactly? Given your insistence on 'labor' the probability that you are at all competent with a firearm is quite a bit lower than the national average.
    There will never be a popular revolution in support of the elites. Not unless this country takes a sharp nosedive into fascism.
    We ever go communist/socialist you will see a revolution. At best it'll probably end up like the french revolution, at worst it will crack the states into multiple pieces.

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