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|User Info||The Press Continues To Wake Up; entered at 2010-11-10 07:36:05|
Registered: 2009-09-10 Duck & Cover
When the people of this nation - hundreds of thousands of them - are willing to lay peaceful siege to Washington DC - to be "in their face" every single day without fail, refusing to leave, being in the face of every Congressman, every Senator, every FOMC and Federal Reserve Board Governor, every OCC employee - at their office, in front of their house, where they appear to give speeches - then, and only then, will the banks robbing people stop.
Well, that's where the comparison with the Vietnam protests of the 60's and 70's breaks down, no? Who were the people who were, for the most part, doing the protesting back then? Of course, young - and I'll be even more blunt, draftable - people. And why were they protesting? Well, because they 1) had the time and lack of "ties" that enabled them to do it, and 2) they clearly had the most to gain (and lose).
Believe me, I'd love nothing more than to bring my pitchforks and torches and camp out down in DC until Benron and company are frog-marched into a citizens trial. I, a middle-aged, upper-middle-income wage-slave with a mortgage (and blessedly zero other debt), obviously have the most to gain - and everything to lose if the pigmen continue to have their way.
So, who feeds my family while I'm gone as I'm the primary breadwinner? And who keeps the banksters' swat team at bay when I'm away and I can't pay my mortgage any more because I'm down laying siege to DC?
So I get it, the need for a massive, nationwide, wholesale grass-roots smack-down of Uncle Sugar is precisely what is needed - but the bastards have us right where they want us.
Sucks, but there it is.