Skip to comments.Will America Become A Totalitarian Country?
Posted on 12/16/2012 8:16:55 AM PST by MinorityRepublican
It’s certainly headed in that direction. To those who say, “we already are”, come on, don’t be ridiculous. Go to North Korea and see how differently they live from how we do. But progressivism is step one on the path to totalitarian communism, and the progressives are firmly in charge of the national government right now.
Our best hope then IMHO is to defend the Constitution in its original design (as amended) as much as possible, which includes federalism as guaranteed under the 10th Amendment. Republicans, even conservative ones, are in firm control of more than half the states, and way more than half of the territory at the local level.
All of those places need to become/stay as free as possible given the constraints imposed by the federal government, and then we will just watch as people “vote with their feet”, just like they have for generations between Havana and Miami, or North and South Korean, or the Rust Belt and the Sun Belt, and even now from California to Texas.
As the blue states/areas begin to collapse upon themselves from losing all of their productive citizens, and turning the rest into government-dependent drones, the real battle then will be about how much money the federal government can rob from the productive citizens, states, places to stave off bankruptcy in the rest of the country. If the Republicans can keep a majority in the House and 40+ in the Senate, then it will be hard for the progressives to get much more of our money.
There is only one way now.
To me it feels more like a Banana Republic. With an out of touch dictator party boy living his do as I say not as I do party life, massive cronyism and incompetence. Talking all the time about what needs to be done but being to lazy and to uninterested to even get done most of the wacko things that even his own side wants.
If the states and the counties say no, then all bets are off. Right now I’d say half the states or more would tell Zero to shove it.
> Will America Become A Totalitarian Country? <
Yes. Americans, as individuals, aren’t willing to put everything they possess or hope to posses on the line to be free. A cowards choice they make for themselves but which effects and enslaves their children and grandchildren, etc., etc..
Text below is copied from this link: http://www.wrisley.com/cycle.htm
Cycle of Democracy
“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover they can vote themselves largess from the public treasury.
“From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising them the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship.
“The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations has been 200 years. These nations have progressed through this sequence:
“From bondage to spiritual faith;
from spiritual faith to great courage;
from courage to liberty;
from liberty to abundance;
from abundance to selfishness;
from selfishness to apathy;
from apathy to dependence;
from dependency back again into bondage.”
Dr. Alexander Tytler, a Scot professor, wrote a scholarly tome, from which this concept comes, called “The Athenian Republic” which was published shortly before the thirteen American colonies gained independence from Britain. “Google” him to learn more.
Yep, collecting a gun a day, keeps freedom away.
To feel better, maybe we should join the Naaahhh crowd, NOT!
but for how long?
Through the states.
1) Get voter ID, end same day registration, require residency to register to vote as well as proof of former address and verification that said voter is off the rolls of their former home state. In otherwards, end the Democrat fraud.
1) Get right-to-work in all states possible. Limit public union collective bargaining, make them pay for their fair share of health insurance and pension. End state collection of union dues. In otherwards, kill the Democrat, union funded ATM machine.
Other things are to use the courts to states maximum benefits, sharply limit federal grants to states and localities (to cut the strings and limit unfunded mandates), welfare reform, defund groups like Planned Parenthood. I’m sure there are many other ways to put the hurt on the Dem party while quarantining the Feds out of state business as much as possible.
To late to be asking the question. I say it already has.
Exactly. History repeats itself over and over. Monarchs/dictators/despots/warlords/proletariat will gain control once again, and the cycle WILL continue. The US was a brief repreive from that cycle.
Just the survivors...
Yes, it is.
I hope so, but I don’t want Bronco Bama as the dictator. I want a nice, kindly person like el Caudillo.
[reposting from 2008]
The truth has been ignored and now we have what we have.
We’ve been heading down this road for a long time (the road that Hayek urged us not to take).
I agree. The world is becoming increasingly populated and technology is becoming more sophisticated which neccesitiates a totalitarian state.
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