A breakup of the United States into smaller countries. I’ll be living in the New California Republic.
North or South?
Love it. Socialist Democratic Republic?
The NCR emphasizes and claims to support a myriad of old-world values, such as democracy, personal liberty, and the rule of law. It also strives to restore general order to the wasteland, the improvement and development of infrastructure and economic systems, and a basic common peace between the people.
IT might have been.
HE is not.
The election of Obama was also a rejection of the status quo, but he ended up not being that.
Revolution is not inevitable.
Breakdown and disorder?
But people don’t rise up. It just doesn’t happen…everything you think about that is wrong.
That’s because the oligarchy (the people who own the government) will never allow someone into power who goes against their interests. I’m sure Trump got “the talk” soon after he entered office if he wasn’t playing for them already.
I thought Sanders was going to be another one. He certainly seemed to be pissing off the right people. Of course now he’s not even pretending he’s not part of the rank and file. I doubt we’re going to see any real change without a complete overhaul of the entire system. This didn’t happen overnight. It’s been gearing this way since before the first Civil War.
Not anymore. They certainly used to. But then kids used to play outside all day and people used to actually talk to each other too. Now we’re just slaves to technology. As long as people still get their reality TV, Facebook, Twitter, and keep their cell phone service, nothing will change. We’re just too busy.
how does the constitution prevent an oligarchy?
other than the HoR, all the rest of the offices were meant to be elected by a few people so they could make laws for the rest of society…
Well, since I have actually participated in a couple, I’m going to go with:
Have a nice day.
rained 33 out of the last 42 days here…it was first sunny day in my neighborhood…
there were three groups of kids… 3-8, 9-12, 13-16… playing around the neighborhood, riding their trikes, bikes and skateboards in the streets (we live in a three road neighborhood with only one outlet, no thru traffic)… people were working in their yards, cleaning their cars…i had conversations over the fence with neighbors on either side of me… going to grill some burgers in about an hour… everyone knows everyone around here…
Enjoy it while it lasts. It used to be like that where I am too, until it wasn’t.
No you haven’t.
Oooh. You want to take The Challenge?
Sure I have Jay. And you know it.
No you haven’t.
If you understood the nature of the oligarchy, you’d know why.
Ok Jay, whatever you say Jay.
DACA is fairly popular among people who actually understand it. Not so much with those that drink the Trump koolaid.