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Forum Post: The Iceman Cometh

Posted 2 years ago on March 7, 2012, 1:28 a.m. EST by GypsyKing (8719)
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There has been a lot of talk over the decades about threats to national security, but I must say that the greatest threat I see to national security is the mental inflexibilty and absolute unwillingness to compromise on the part of the American right-wing. "The Iceman Cometh."

This intransigance has frozen the process of government to the point that even a number of Republicans have resigned in protest from Congress, and yet even this has had no effect on the Republican stonewalling of democracy.

It is the culmination of years of this campaign to disable democracy that has finally taken us to the streets in protest.

There can be no misunderstanding about the implications of this blocking of all legislation. The oligarchy, who are the pupet masters of the Republican Party are tired of democracy, and by rendering it dysfunctional they would instigate it's overthrow. No one who reads history could possibly deny that it has been the Republican party that has primarily spearheaded this aim. They are tired of the interference of the common citizens in their quest for hegemony, and democracy is, and has always been, the tie that binds this nation of diverse immigrant peoples together. Without that tie, without that single shared belief in liberty to hold us together, we will fragment into a nation of slavery and violence.

But on a deeper, and a more personal level, this intransigence is based upon fear of change, and an unwillingness to accept that change is inevitable, and can bring positive results as well as challenging ones. It is this lack of ability to recognize those who condem us to a resistance of the inevitable process of change that will break us, because change is indeed an inevitable tide, and as a nation as we must realise that it will never end.

So the choice is ours, we can either embrace the future and have our say in that process, or simply be left behind; our voices drowned by the crashing sea of tyranny. We must either embrace the possibilities, and the thrill of the creating a new future together, or lose all. It is up to us.

And that is why I plead for our honest opposition to be heard. We are not against conservatives, but simply tired of being harassed by instigators.

Somehow, some way, we need to get a genuine dialogue going here, concerning the fate of our nation. So please, if you are a genuine conservative, or liberatarian, join this debate in a polite and constructive manner. Let us know of your genuine intentions at the outset, so you will be seen for who you are, and