ignominia et contemptum tyrannis
Habeo excelsum artem; afflixerim cum crudelitate illis qui laedas me
The affairs of gold-laden Gyges do not interest me.
Zealousy of the gods has never seized me nor anger
at their deeds. But I have no love for great tyranny
for its deeds are very far from my eyes. -Archilochus
House Republicans will be cowed into submission by their Tea party brethren, and cause a government shutdown. And then big business donors will talk some sense into them. I expect that shutdown will last for a few days.
"This just in, a last minute compromise between R's and D's has just completed"
Its what they have done, every single time.
"Never change things by fighting the existing reality...to change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete." - R buckminster.
Political action, and "working within the system," are games designed to USE UP all of your good intentions, energy, time and money, while accomplishing exactly NOTHING, and posing NO threat to the power structure. -Larken Rose
Even if the government "shuts down", it doesn't really shut down.
Can I stop paying my taxes if they really shut down? They don't need the money right?
Government is a self perpetuating entity with it's own printing presses, this is nothing but semantics...
Where's the "I wish.." option??
"He's talkin' to his gut like it's a person!!" -me
"dumpster diving isn't professional." - angelatc
"Each of us must choose which course of action we should take: education, conventional political action, or even peaceful civil disobedience to bring about necessary changes. But let it not be said that we did nothing." - Ron Paul
"Paul said "the wave of the future" is a coalition of anti-authoritarian progressive Democrats and libertarian Republicans in Congress opposed to domestic surveillance, opposed to starting new wars and in favor of ending the so-called War on Drugs."
When are people gonna learn? They do the same crap as often as they can. Look at how often they still say WMD's even though it blew up in their faces long ago. They Govern by Crisis. And we arent going to get to the Root of the Problems if we continue to ask questions that dont teach us what the Root of the Problem really is.
1776 > 1984
The FAILURE of the United States Government to operate and maintian an Honest Money System , which frees the ordinary man from the clutches of the money manipulators, is the single largest contributing factor to the World's current Economic Crisis.
The Elimination of Privacy is the Architecture of Genocide
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