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"There Will Never Be Another American Revolution"

On Dec. 16, 1773, a group of young men dressed as American Indians dumped three boatloads of tea into Boston harbor. It was the most brazen act of a long campaign of political disobedience planned by the Sons of Liberty from the safety of the Green Dragon and Salutation taverns in the city’s North End. Today, you can still find the Green Dragon in the North End, a spiritual successor at the site of the original colonial tavern. But this Green Dragon is filled with throbbing music, making it a headache to plan and coordinate so much as a one-night stand (or so I’ve been told).

Sixteen years after the Tea Party, on the night of July 12, 1789, journalist Camille Desmoulins stood on a table at the Café de Foy and called on his fellow Parisians to smash the monarchy before it smashed them. The ensuing riot climaxed two days later with the storming of the Bastille. In the U.S. in 2014, you’ll find no shortage of urban cafés, but jump up on a table and you’ll break little more than the silence—and perhaps an unlucky Macbook Air. Then management will invite you to leave.

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/culturebox/2014/02/bars_a...



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Devolution - and a Soviet-style breakup

would be my best guess.

The USA is doomed. Time for

The USA is doomed. Time for us to find a little island we can call our own. Put our survival skills to test.

My wise grandmother told me

Never say never! Let's be sure that we understand that we are revolting not against the puppets although they need to be hanged with their own puppet strings and gorged with their riches until they can not walk, its those of the families that control the federal reserve compounding counterfeit national debt operation.

I know them as the Rothschild family and their criminal minions. Some call them the other names but always I have traced ownership through all those other entities. For example I saw the other day an article talking about the Fed being private and that 60% goes to the Vatican and 40% to the bank of England. If that's true again I point out that the Vatican bank is a Rothschild bank as well as the Bank of England. I would just like to substitute the term bank for crime center.

All trails always lead to only one human name. Have a revolution against the right people and freedom once again can be had for a generation or two.

sovereign

there would be no article like this

without people talking about another american revolution.

Cyril's picture

Point.

Point.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Michael Nystrom's picture

"Our bars are too loud, our cafés too quiet."

A website sounds like the perfect place to launch one...

Not too loud, not too quiet.

He's the man.
Cyril's picture

Yes and no.

Yes and no.

It's only more "interesting" (I don't mean it in a good sense) this time...

In my understanding, at the time of the founders, the irate minority of the oppressed was very close to the other, largely overlapping minority of men and women craving for freedom and justice, tired of an unjust, oppressive monarchy - at the level of ideals itself.

The two minorities were likely the same one in fact, physically - only from different points of views of a would-be observer.

Today, the irate oppressed minority that we are is the one which is already engaged in a revolution: a revolution of ideas - the ideas of liberty - to be restored.

Yet, we are surrounded by many other minorities, more or less equally oppressed as we are, but separate from us, and divided, opposed to each other, engineered actually, and either apathetic or encouraged to start rotting in turn - the horror is that, most of them, because engineered as such, don't even realize it - those are not fighting back with us, yet - not even at the level of ideas.

Bastiat debunked, and denounced the latter, an ugly scheme to install the plunder by a corrupt state:

http://www.dailypaul.com/280094#Antagonisms

...

So, anyway, I see us as that one unique kind of antibodies of sorts, struggling and fighting - with ideas - inside of a sick body attacked on many fronts, from the inside.

Here is one of ours - antibody - isolated, and at work, formidably:


http://youtu.be/yfHWChrsYfk

But I'm not even sure if I make any sense.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Cliff notes: There will be no revolution because the bars are

too loud, making it impossible to jump up and make a speech. Answer: someone turn the music down.

From anti-Truth website Slate. Who cares what Slate says?

Release the Sandy Hook video.

Yes...

...I would think slate would be more amenable to the French revolution (the Jacobin phase) than the American to begin with.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

Cyril's picture

The French revolution was THE PERFECT example of a FAILURE

The French revolution was THE PERFECT example of a FAILURE of a revolution, followed only by broken hopes and broken promises.

Two centuries of statism followed - and continues, until today.

I should know.

I can be proud of many achievements of my 1,000+ year old country.

The French revolution certainly isn't one of them:

Sample #1

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_in_the_Vend%C3%A9e#Defeat

Sample #2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_of_France#History

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Sample #2 : rings a bell?

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Yep, it's very odd...

...that people speak of the French and American revolutions as if they were twins.

Nothing could be further from the truth.

You live/lived in France? My condolences for the politics, but a beautiful country I understand...always wanted to visit...will some day.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

Cyril's picture

Not so odd. Mere leftists propaganda, I'd say.

Not so odd. Mere leftists propaganda, I'd say.

The two revolutions have very few in common, as I eventually found out years and years after they failed to brainwash me in our public schools system, wrt. History.

The French Revolution hadn't been for long about liberty, if it ever was - it quickly turned into something else, which Bastiat, Constant, and others denounced 50 years after - sadly nobody would listen to them.

These fellows of mine independently confirmed with their video all my suspicions, btw:

http://www.dailypaul.com/296254


http://youtu.be/rHgMAPAV45w

In the 19th century, great thinkers fought for liberty.

They warned us against the evil and dangers of socialism and collectivism.

But their contemporaries didn't take them seriously.

Ourselves, we have forgotten the meaning of their fight.

Everywhere natural capitalism has been able to bring grandeur and prosperity.

Liberals had on their side the evidence of the success of liberty.

But in Paris, that's the socialists who won the argument.

And even ourselves, often we are still accepting to take them any seriously.

It is not too late.

It is up to us to make the right choice.

To bring an end to crony capitalism and big banks bailouts.

To bring an end to political corruption and TPTB's lobbies.

To bring an end to paralyzing regulations and overwhelming taxes...

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Interesting read...

...until the end when it became leftist propaganda.

But it's spot on about the lack of in-person communication between people these days (yes I'm aware of the irony..), and the lack of an atmosphere conducive to conversation at so many bars and coffee shops.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

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