Comment: How can we get out of this mess?

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How can we get out of this mess?

I'm sure many pre-revolutionary American colonists were asking the same thing. But unlike the colonists, we have a Constitution and Bill of Rights that puts the law on the side of "we the people". But as I said in the post, the law is not being enforced. I don't think an armed rebellion is a viable option so we need to generate the ground swell of support necessary to restore the rule of law. This is what Thomas Paine did with "Common Sense", he helped convince colonists that Revolution was worth fighting for. There is no guarantee that we'll be succussful, but personal victory is achieved when we stand firm on our principles, irregardless of outcome.

The founders ended the Declaration of Independence with these words: "And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor." They understood the price of freedom, it requires total committment with no guarantee of success. (Rand Paul: One person can make a difference) (Fast and Furious hearing)