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Thread: Which is more likely to happen in America?

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    Which is more likely to happen in America?

    A libertarian revolution

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    A Marxist revolution?


    While I personally don't see either event on the horizon, I think that a more libertarian philosophy will be adapted by the American public over time. Not an extreme version of libertarianism, but something a bit more moderate. For now, I feel there is no movement towards Marxism, even though there is a decent amount of movement towards socializing things at this time. There simply isn't going to be a "Workers revolution" or anything of that nature. People already know the dangers inherent in the Marxist ideology and its ties to communism.
    I think in the future, more people will vote for small government representatives. Whether or not those people live up to their campaign promises would remain to be seen.

    I also think this stimulus bill will be either a life preserver for centralizing government, or an anchor, depending on its success/failure. Alot of people seem to think it will not work, and if that is the case, it will be evident and people will vote accordingly. We've had 8 years of an ever expanding government under Bush, the Republican Congress, and Democratic Congress. It looks to be like at least 4 more years of the same, if not more, with no restraint in sight. Eventually, there will have to be a substantitive change and I feel that it would trend towards smaller government in a true sense, not in the sense republicans have lied about for a good many years.
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    Re: Which is more likely to happen in America?

    Quote Originally Posted by WI Crippler View Post
    A libertarian revolution

    or

    A Marxist revolution?


    While I personally don't see either event on the horizon, I think that a more libertarian philosophy will be adapted by the American public over time. Not an extreme version of libertarianism, but something a bit more moderate. For now, I feel there is no movement towards Marxism, even though there is a decent amount of movement towards socializing things at this time. There simply isn't going to be a "Workers revolution" or anything of that nature. People already know the dangers inherent in the Marxist ideology and its ties to communism.
    I think in the future, more people will vote for small government representatives. Whether or not those people live up to their campaign promises would remain to be seen.

    I also think this stimulus bill will be either a life preserver for centralizing government, or an anchor, depending on its success/failure. Alot of people seem to think it will not work, and if that is the case, it will be evident and people will vote accordingly. We've had 8 years of an ever expanding government under Bush, the Republican Congress, and Democratic Congress. It looks to be like at least 4 more years of the same, if not more, with no restraint in sight. Eventually, there will have to be a substantitive change and I feel that it would trend towards smaller government in a true sense, not in the sense republicans have lied about for a good many years.
    I don't think people are ever going to wake up and realize they want a smaller government. I think people are always going to vote for the candidate who promises them the best free stuff. I see government expanding without limit over eternity until everyone is like robots with no choices, no freedom and no risks, and I don't anticipate either of the revolutions you mentioned.

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    Re: Which is more likely to happen in America?

    Unfortunately I don't think that either will happen.It seems like most voters aren't ready to think outside the box(dem or rep).

    Libertarians are wacko's, nut jobs, as far as most people think.

    Pres. Obama is already playing his cards for the stimulus plan not to work in his first term,but a second term will fix it,just my thoughts.

    As long as the sheeple believe, the he said, she said, B.S. from the two ruling parties we have now, you won't see a change.

    We the people need to make the politicians accountable for the way our government is run,right now they really don't care what we think.

    If we tried to run a business the way our government is run we'd be in jail.

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    Re: Which is more likely to happen in America?

    Quote Originally Posted by WI Crippler View Post
    A libertarian revolution

    or

    A Marxist revolution?
    That depends purely on who can co-opt the movement. Whatever the case, a revolution will pretty much only be possible if a majority of the people's most basic needs are not met. That doesn't come anywhere close to describing America's current situation....yet.

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    Re: Which is more likely to happen in America?

    I don't see either happening.

    People are easily fearful of any sort of move by a governmental power; the consolidation of media does not help either.
    I mean, just last year we had people screaming that America was a Bush-Led Imperial nation.
    Now it is a godless socialist movement led by the Communist-style dictator President Obama.

    Make up your freaking mind people. Are we a bunch of Commies of Facis-zillas.
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    Re: Which is more likely to happen in America?

    Marxism is far too discredited in the minds of the people to inspire any political movement in the near future due to the Soviet Union, regardless of how extremely insightful Marx may be on the economics of globalization.

    The term libertarian doesn't mean anything. Everyone uses it to describe themselves because it sounds cool due to having "libert" in it. That is not a coherent platform to spark a revolution. If you mean a movement towards small government, well, good luck. Even the people who are supposedly for small government are deeply dependent on the thousands upon thousands of governments in this country. Small government is an impossibility. The United States is a freakishly massive country with the largest economic empire in the history of the world. The government will without a doubt be massive, and should be, if it is to be able to govern.

    Anyway, what small government do you like? Somalia?
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    Re: Which is more likely to happen in America?

    I wish I could share everyone's optimism.

    Before things get better, the will get worse. young people are being indoctrinated with feel good nonsense about how free markets have failed them and sharing is caring. The elderly are already deeply invested into entitlement programs.

    We will continue our slide towards marxism and when that inevitably fails, people will see through the charade and push back in the other direction.

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    Re: Which is more likely to happen in America?

    Quote Originally Posted by ARealConservative View Post
    I wish I could share everyone's optimism.

    Before things get better, the will get worse. young people are being indoctrinated with feel good nonsense about how free markets have failed them and sharing is caring. The elderly are already deeply invested into entitlement programs.

    We will continue our slide towards marxism and when that inevitably fails, people will see through the charade and push back in the other direction.
    We can only hope. There are a lot of lazy, irresponsible, entitlement-grabbing, whiny mother****ers in this country though. I am not overly optimistic either.

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    Re: Which is more likely to happen in America?

    The Alien Overlords will be nothing like any ruler we've had before.
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    Re: Which is more likely to happen in America?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tucker Case View Post
    The Alien Overlords will be nothing like any ruler we've had before.
    They'll be exactly like you.
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