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Non-Participation As An Effective Weapon Against Tyranny (Activist Post)

Brandon Smith
Activist Post

"Legitimate revolution takes time, patience and fortitude. Unfortunately, this is a strategic concept that is lost on many Americans today who suffer from a now common ailment of attention deficit disorder and an obsession with immediate gratification. Even some who have their hearts in the right place and who work to defend and resurrect our nation’s founding ideals seem to believe that any action to defeat corrupt oligarchy must be effective immediately, otherwise, it’s not worth the attempt. History, of course, teaches us the opposite.

The American rebellion against the British monarchy was not an abrupt or immediate affair. Anger and unrest over the trespasses of King George simmered for decades. The first British troops stationed with the intent to stifle colonial freedoms arrived in Massachusetts in 1768. The Boston Massacre took place in 1770, and still, the Founders refused to leap into open retaliation. Lexington Green and the “shot heard around the world” did not take place until April 19, 1775. The Revolution took years to culminate into an actual physical war. So what did the colonists do in the meantime? Sit on their hands?

In fact, early Americans employed economic tactics against their enemy long before they picked up muskets and powder. British imports were turned away or destroyed. Clothing and other items normally shipped from Europe to be sold in the colonies were boycotted, while colonists began producing all of their own survival necessities. They refused to participate in the system that was designed to enslave them and this gave them a foundation on which to launch their eventual fight for liberty. Without efforts in economic independence, the American Revolution may not have ever taken place."...

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Dis-Solution, Of The State




Better to swashbuckle, but if driven to the last ditch, I’d scorch rather than submit.

More than non participation

It is time to QUIT. Everyone seems to be looking for a way to fight without getting a bloody nose. They want to keep all their toys and sit comfortably yet win the fight.

Nothing will change until people quit worrying about losing their stuff and start worrying about their children's and grandchildren's futures. Will they be free or will they be servants on bended knees.

People have to lose their

People have to lose their stuff first.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.



Chris Indeedski!

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

Average attention span has

Average attention span has decreased by 30% in the last decade. It went from 25% higher than goldfish, to nearly 10 % lower. Pretty much says it all.

~ Engage in the war of attrition:

So short in fact that no one

So short in fact that no one noticed this comment. ;-)

~ Engage in the war of attrition:

you are a bad


Example, Drugs

Illegal, yet they are starting to tire from the fight that will never stop drug use because no one cares if they are illegal or not, They will not stop.

Unconstitutional War - "The story you are about to hear is true; the names and places are being changed to protect the guilty."

Doesn't work in Canada either...

Chris Indeedski!

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.


I look forward to the day when I can legally grow that with the rest of my garden.

Thanks for the reminder

Very pretty flower! lol.

Unconstitutional War - "The story you are about to hear is true; the names and places are being changed to protect the guilty."

That's why I don't care if it's the law.

Chris Indeedski!

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

Most times, it's not even the law! Learn Common Law

codes and statutes are NOT law. If we are so ignorant that we don't know this and choose to contract with them, then we have no one to blame but ourselves. The only way to win this war is to learn the Common Law and register as the People's Common Law Grand Jurist to stop people from being incriminated by codes and statutes. Former Deputy Sheriff Reveals Secrets Police Dont Want You To Know

"codes and statutes are not

"codes and statutes are not law", you are right on that, I think. Sometimes it doesn't matter in practice, but I too do think it is important to know at least.


I don't follow the sheep! I choose to stand with the patriots in the rEVOLution!,,