If no change is forthcoming, the US will self-destruct. Along that path it is far advanced. What once made the US exceptional was its commitment, never wholly realized, to a government subordinate to the protection of individual rights. The US government has become just another unexceptional and immoral enterprise dedicated to expanding its power."America Needs to Throw-up." By Robert Gore, Straight Line Logic, 4/18/16.
Repression goes with empire. An America that looks itself in the mirror no longer sees the shining words of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights; it sees loathsome images of the national security state: the Patriot Act, gigantic complexes where unfathomable amounts of information on American citizens are stored, and a long line of politicians assuring us that the protection of privacy and freedom requires the destruction of privacy and freedom.
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Long suppressed, America’s from-the-depths-of-its-stomach revulsion is coming. . . .
. . . This year’s insurgencies constitute recognition, the furious counter reactions denial.
H/t: The Burning Platform.