And neither am I.
One of the reasons I have slowed way down on my posting, and when I do post it is more frequently about some silly meme or joke, or a quick comment on a funny YouTube video, perhaps a cursory examination of a meaningless event or a snide remark about the latest madcap antics of our Most Beloved President...is because I feel that there is truly nothing of any significance that can be done.
Ann Barnhardt says it for me:
None of us are really doing anything because the only thing left to do is to start arresting people. And that will not be allowed without fighting and killing. And that is revolution. And no one wants that.
When I read commentator after commentator breathlessly asking, “Why would they do this? It looks so bad!” I just shake my head. They did it because THEY ARE THE ENEMY. They’re not Americans. America is dead. It’s their state now, and they will do what they want, when they want, and what you think about it or what the Constitution or the old U.S. Code says is utterly, totally, completely irrelevant.
They don’t care that it looks bad because the overthrow of the constitutional republic is a fait accompli and has been for YEARS. What the hell are you going to do about it? Nothing. Oh, you’ve made that PERFECTLY clear. These people have been committing CAPITAL OFFENSES according to the old U.S. Code on a daily basis for YEARS and NO ONE GIVES A SHIT. No one will do anything except cluck their tongues and shake their heads. Every day you can find some new piece commenting on all of this which uses the word “outrage”. What are you talking about, “I’m outraged”? No you aren’t. If you were outraged you would have done something, and you would have done it a long time ago. And no, signing some bullshit “petition” online is NOT DOING SOMETHING. Spamming people with emails saying, “Oh my gosh, this is outrageous!” is NOT DOING SOMETHING. Making up a damn Twitter hashtag is NOT DOING SOMETHING. Showing up to a “march” where people go for a leisurely walk in a circle with their friends, and then have a cook-out or picnic, and then everyone’s home in time for Game of Thrones or The Walking Dead IS NOT DOING SOMETHING. “Liking” a post on Facebook is NOT DOING SOMETHING.
But no one in the entire history of mankind has ever WANTED war. Okay...no one SANE. And America is chock full of sane people. Good people. Kind people. Optimistic people. Naive people.
The very qualities that make us so wonderfully unique, so gosh darned NICE are the reasons we allow so much perfidy and lawlessness and corruption in our politicians and shrug our shoulders. Our naive belief in a system that is completely broken and buried under a century of progressive bullshit allows us to hope that signing some stupid online petition or giving money to an outspoken candidate who will SURELY fix things or simply voting will be all that is needed to get things on the right track.
It won't. It's too late for that. Maybe, if our parents had seen the danger of asking government to take care of so much, if THEY hadn't been naive, we wouldn't be here...but we all share in this. And we will all bear the yoke of slavery because of it.
There is only one way these people will ever, ever, ever be stopped. They must be forcefully, physically removed. This means war. This means hot counter-revolution. This means people are going to die on all sides. They will commit atrocities, because they are in the most literal sense, atrocious human beings. The definition of “atrocious” is “horrifyingly wicked”. They will burn everything to the ground and salt the earth before they release their grasp on the money and the power over human life that they have, and continue to gather to themselves in an insatiable lust with each passing day.
I've been saying this privately to my husband for years now. It's too late to fix peacefully. The men who really run things in this country are seeking the world and will not be deterred by our pitiful pleas for release. They want it all and they have the armies, the technology, the will to do whatever it takes to control everything.
The question is: do we have the will to resist?
I don't know anymore. It must surely come when we reach the point where we would rather die than live as they determine we must.
We're certainly not there yet. And I don't know if we ever will be and I don't think it is because they will prove to be merciful and benevolent rulers, allowing us our "Survivor" reruns and our Sunday football. They will be -- eventually...inevitably -- horrifyingly brutal. But their brutality will only show itself when we, the people, are utterly and completely defenseless...not just physically unarmed against their armies but spiritually and emotionally unarmed, too.
Not a very upbeat post. But somehow it seems appropriate on this 70th anniversary of D Day, the Normandy Invasion. Once brave men stood against evil. Now we barely look up from our computers or smartphones or streaming Netflix.
We should all have learned these words and taken them to heart:
H/T: Doug Ross @ Journal