Skip to comments.We Are All Out Of Boxes
Posted on 11/12/2022 2:41:27 PM PST by Lazamataz
It has been said before, by many people, that there are four boxes in politics: The Soap Box (or expressing yourself), the Ballot Box (voting), the Jury Box (legal challenges to bad voting or speech suppression), and the Cartridge Box (the use of firearms).
The Soap Box has been squelched by an unholy alliance between government and social media (and search engines), although Elon Musk may rescue Twitter. So, the Soap Box is mostly gone.
The Ballot Box has been diminished, almost to the point that it doesn't even matter any more. This has been done through a combination of Democrat voter fraud and superior tactics in ballot harvesting and early voting.
The Jury Box seems to be nearly impotent, inasmuch as the SCOTUS refuses to touch national elections, and won't interfere in government / business alliances to suppress free speech.
So we are left with the Cartridge Box. But even there, I don't see what we could do.
There is a longstanding Journalist premise that in any article, you should speak about WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE -- and if known, WHY. So let us speak to the WHAT. Yes, we all have guns. What do we do?
WHERE do we assemble? If we congregate at one location, weapons of area destruction ensure we are hamburger. If we go the anonymous resistance cell method, today's surveillance capabilities (and the infiltration that follows) renders us ineffective.
Besides, WHO do we attack? I feel going after individuals or institutions, even political types, makes martyrs of them and villains of us.
It’s not so much the HOW. Even if they took every gun away, the level of technology available to many people, makes everyone very dangerous. The problem is WHAT and WHO and WHERE.
There’s also a level of WHY. I know WHY. But in this context, the WHY refers to resolve and motivation. There is one fellow I know, a dead-eye shot. Very good. But when things went south in 2020, I contacted him, and he responded he was standing down. “If y’all can’t even vote right or stop the fraud, why should I stick my neck out?”
I think the WHY is the most important part: Motivation. Tanks could not stop the revolution during the collapse of the Soviet Union. The people had had enough. Those that were in the tanks, joined the side of freedom.
If you convince a critical mass people that ‘enough is enough’, and you convince them all to act, there is nothing that can stand before them. It’s like that old Conan movie, the “Riddle of Steel.” Steel is not strong. Flesh (and the willingness of the flesh to act) is STRONG.
That’s why the indoctrination of our youth is so dangerous. That’s why suppression of content and information is so dangerous. That is why our most important fights are to preserve free speech, to educate our young, and to continue to share ideas among ourselves.
Submitted for your consideration.
Start with the journalist’
The feds won’t be monitoring this thread. I promise.
Wink wink. Nudge nudge.
Don’t forget the coffin, it’s kind of a box. That is where the lefties want most of us.
I rather think they'd be pleased that I'm suggesting people DON'T go to the Cartridge Box, especially since I'm asking people to think... what could they even DO? What would make a difference and not cast us as villains?
The Yellow Vests in France and the many more consequential protests across South America where roads are blocked, products poured out, etc. seem to have some limited effect in getting the attention of their respective governments. However, when the group is large enough to make an impact, what they ask for tends to be more rather than less government.
So even mostly non-violent massive protests seem to have little long-term effect on political leaders.
Amen and Amen...
I appreciate your photo memes, they are awesome. However, I’d really like your thoughts about my essay, unless you’d rather speak by phone.
>The feds won’t be monitoring this thread. I promise.
This. This entire thread is nonsense.
There’s no saving this country. Get out while you can. Hopefully to some country that still slightly values personal freedom and capitalism, before they too are crushed under the Globo-Fascist boot.
The United States is going under, and the rest of humanity will follow us into a long nightmare of slavery. There will be no waking up.
The best you can hope for is get very small, be invisible. Eventually they will destroy everything…most importantly themselves. Or an outside power will destroy them (and probably a lot of us too).
It’s all got to come down to ashes and rubble so that some might start over…and do it the right way.
A pine box.
In Germany in the 1940s, it was the youths who had years of indoctrination who were instrumental in promulgating the regime's war and genocide. In the USA the analogous youth movement is the woke "educational" machine led by the teachers' union.
I conter with the clearest example: Russia.
Russia threw off the yoke of Communism, and if they had been more prepared, and if they had a clearer desired direction, they would have avoided the KGB-dominated Kleptocracy that followed.
Also, to an extent, the Russian people are not as used to freedom. They'd need to be trained on how to be free, and how to desire freedom.
I feel, though, that the USSR collapse was one of the worst missed opportunities in a century. Imagine if Russia had strongly embraced freedom. ~
Only when we start occupying to solar system, will there be a place to run.
I cannot do that. I have to write.
We need to give up on the idea of 50 United States. That eagle morphed into a dodo bird and is road kill.
The last best chance for patriots is to move to a red region in a red state, or at least to the reddest region in a “blue state” dominated by a giant urban vote-harvesting plantation.
We are on an airplane with 3 engines on fire, losing altitude, mountains ahead. The pilots and crew, who have parachutes, are telling us to remain calm, all is well, the engines will be restarted soon.
That’s a lie. They are putting on their parachutes out of sight.
We need to have our own escape plans. When the food deliveries stop, the cities implode. Without food, they won’t be giant vote harvesting welfare plantations for long.
But you don’t want to be inside the blast radius when it happens.
The best shot is to be in a survivable location where there is easil accessed potable water, good soil, and a long growing season. When the food deliveries grind to a stop, it may be years, decades, or centuries until they begin again on 2022 levels.
IOW, we may have to go Amish to get through several starvation years, or longer.
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