"Half full or half empty doesn't matter. What matters is, you've only got half a glass...so what are you going to do about it?" - Me
If the government and the police turned on 'the people" they would be screwed. What makes it all work is respect for the rights of others, and as that is being eroded. This "We, the people" dream will be history. In fact the President has been working on dividing the country for quite some time, and succeeding quite well apparently.