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What If November Changes Nothing?

Georgia Boy 61 Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 1:28 AM
Re: "We either need a violent revolution (hint: that's bad), or...." The problem the voters face is that we fear the government, the government no longer fears and respects "we the people." There are methods short of armed conflict that could restore the balance of power between the people and an out of control government. To name some examples - strikes, mass demonstrations, sit-ins, etc. - in order words the methods of Gandhi and King. Civil disobedience is also an option, as both of these leaders practiced.
What if the principal parties' candidates for president really agree more than they disagree?

What if they both support the authority of the federal government to spy on Americans without search warrants? What if they both support confining foreigners, uncharged and untried, in Guantanamo Bay? What if they both believe the president can arrest without charge and confine without trial any American he hates or fears?

What if they both believe in secret courts -- kept away from the public and the press -- that can take away the rights of Americans? What if they both think...