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Friday, November 18, 2011

The Police State vs. Occupy Wall Street: This Is Not Going To End Well For Any Of Us

Right now, we are watching the early rounds of a heavyweight fight between two extremely determined opponents. Occupy Wall Street has no plans of losing this fight and neither do law enforcement authorities. Perhaps those running the show actually believed that raiding Zuccotti Park and more than a dozen other "Occupy camps" around the nation would end these protests, but that is just not going to happen. Whatever your opinion of Occupy Wall Street is, everyone should be able to agree that this is one dedicated bunch. They are absolutely obsessed with their cause and in response to the recent raid on Zuccotti Park organizers are calling for “a national day of direct action” on Thursday. But if Occupy Wall Street protesters want to take things to "the next level", they should not underestimate the resolve of the police state. Over the past decade, the homeland security apparatus of the federal government has been slowly but surely turning this country into a "Big Brother" police state. Today, our law enforcement authorities are obsessed with watching us, listening to us, tracking us, recording us, and gathering information on all of us. We are constantly reminded that we live in a prison grid (just think about what they do to you before you are allowed on an airplane) and they are not about to put up with anyone challenging their authority or their control. Have you even known parents that constantly feel the need to prove that they are "the boss" of their children? Well, that is essentially what the homeland security apparatus in this country has become. All over the United States, law enforcement personnel are taught that every American is a potential terrorist and they are actually trained to "act tough", to bark orders at us and to not let anyone question their authority. If Occupy Wall Street believes that it can get the police state to "back down", they are sorely mistaken. Hopefully everyone will cool off a bit as the temperatures go down this winter. But if we do see a "cooling off", it probably will not last for long. As the U.S. economy continues to get worse, these kinds of protests are going to keep growing and they will become even more intense. Eventually, mass civil unrest will cause the streets of many of our major cities to closely resemble war zones. When it is all said and done, this is not going to end well for any of us.



Anonymous said...

It's time for law abiding tax paying patriots kill some Marxist trash.

Anonymous said...

When it is all said and done, this is not going to end well for any of us.

I think he is right. America of old is gone. It has been replaced by jack-booted thugs, greedy, corrupt politicians, bankers, name it.

Some individuals in the OWS group have their issues as well. But for the most part the protesters are trying to right a wrong.

The people who have the money and power are not just going to give it up. They will fight tooth and nail, by ANY means necessary to keep what they have and still try and grab more.

It is just starting to get bloody. It will get much worse before it gets any better.

And like this author, I believe the orders are now coming from the federal level. Troops are coming home just in time for the war in the streets.

Anonymous said...

Dear Mr. obamie ,
Oh what a tangled web you weave , when first you practiced to deceive.
The revolution has started and it's on the way , at first they demonstrate and walk , in time the guns will be their talk.
Was this your plan , to take my country from within and tear it apart ?
Who the hell in their right minds elected this idiot?

Anonymous said...

The 1960 radicals return, however the US Citizens are not going to put up with this bull shi@ this time!

Tom said...

The authorities are terrified of civil unrest, just think about it, there are 500 million guns in the United States, and an estimated 60 million gun owners, of those gun owners, 50 million hunt. If need be, that is a standing army of 50 million civilian gun owners, with all the law enforcement and the US armed forces put together, they don’t even make 1 million, guess who wins! Law enforcement is trained to shoot at just 25 yards, hunters shoot animals at over 200 yards! Guerilla warfare and unconventional tactics win over eventually, look at Afghanistan, were leaving just like the Russian army had to do, without a victory!
Yes, occupy Wall Street could be the beginning of our next Civil War.

Anonymous said...

The real civil unrest will come from the Patriots... The everyday working people.

Anonymous said...

The affluent and successful need to chime in on this conversation.So far only losers like myself have commented.I'd really like to hear what the 1%has to say about all of this.Just remember;you can remain anonymous.We really,really need your input.