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"We're going to have riots"

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On: 12/11/2008 10:27:58
In: Financial Crisis
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By Carter Clews




He said it without a moment’s hesitation. It was a short, five-word answer to a routine, open-ended question. Yet, it was an answer that was so apolitical, so unexpected, and so profoundly shocking that it left this long-time politico momentarily stunned.

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) had just emerged from a press conference on the Big Three bailout. Like Coolidge opined when asked what his minister had said in a sermon on sin, “He was against it.” And, also like Coolidge’s minister, Mr. DeMint had made it clear that regardless of what course others may take, he intended to fight it tooth and nail.

So, I knew the Senator had taken a strong stand. But just how strong a stand he had taken – and strongly he felt about the consequences of not standing strongly enough – had not occurred to me even in the slightest. Until I met him emerging from the press conference and asked the seemingly innocuous question.

Mike in hand, camera running, I asked the Senator, “Where do you think the bail-out mania is going to end?"

Then came the short, rifle-shot response that set me back on my haunches. I have worked with countless thousands of politicians since my earliest days at the Committee to Re-Elect the President (that’s 36 years for those of you hastily flicking digits). And I have never, ever heard a politician respond to a softball question with such a hardball answer. So, let me give it to you straight, just as he gave it to me:

“We’re going to have riots.”

That’s it. That’s what the man said. Without hesitation. Without glancing at his aides for a nod of assent. Without pondering long and hard to weigh the impact on the next election or his latest fundraising letter.

He said it. And he meant it. And before Barack Obama and his Congress of Audacity hold out false hopes to millions of Americans about to be torn asunder by an economic tsunami, somebody up on “The Hill,” or at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue, better stop, look, and listen to a solitary man bold enough to utter a single sentence of unvarnished truth.

Clearly discerning that I was more than a bit taken aback by his blunt assessment, he generously took the time to explain his response. And it was an explanation that did little or nothing to assuage the essential message:

“Already people are rioting because they’re losing their jobs and somebody else has been bailed out. And the unfairness of it becomes more and more evident as we go along, because the auto companies may be hurting, but there are very few companies that aren’t hurting. And they’re going to hurt. We don’t have enough money to bail everyone out.”

Now, I want you to pause and digest that for just a moment. Because, you see, it didn’t come from a fire-and-brimstone preacher out to scare the hell out of a wayward flock. Or from a five-ply demagogue out to garner votes by raising rabble.

This came from a highly respected U.S. Senator who has a firmly established reputation for calmly telling the truth as he sees it, for putting unwavering principle above political expediency time after time and again. The reliably liberal Washington Post has described him as a “hero” to those “adhering to core conservative principles.” And the equally reliably conservative Examiner newspapers have editorially endorsed him as “an articulate leader.” In short, he has gained well-earned plaudits from across the political spectrum.

So, when Jim DeMint warns of “riots,” it’s time to knock off the political pandering and posturing and take a long, hard, serious look a rash of hasty, ill-conceived actions that may be inexorably leading the nation into a bloody abyss.

On November 28, just two short weeks ago, the New York Daily News ran a story about what happens when hopes are falsely raised, then forlornly dashed. It sent a chill up the spines of knowing Americans as it affirmed anew that it can, indeed, happen here:

“A Wal-Mart worker died early Friday after an ‘out-of-control’ mob of frenzied shoppers smashed through the Long Island store's front doors and trampled him, police said.

“The Black Friday stampede plunged the Valley Stream outlet into chaos, knocking several employees to the ground and sending others scurrying atop vending machines to avoid the horde.

“When the madness ended, 34-year-old Jdimytai Damour was dead and four shoppers, including a woman eight months pregnant, were injured.”

That’s right, Jdimytai Damour died and four shoppers, including a woman eight months pregnant, were injured because somebody built up hopes that everyone suddenly realized couldn’t be met. And somewhere off in the far distance, in a time not yet realized, but inching ineluctably forward, the words echoed from a solitary Senator’s mouth:

“We’re going to have riots.”

And that’s what happens when the “politics of hope” are cynically dashed.

Carter Clews is the Executive Editor of ALG News Bureau.
 

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Sepp,

Im ready as well, way out in the country, private wells, stocked up with food, medicines, ammo and weapons, Home is strategically on my farm, fields of fire in all directions, and when it comes I will be setting out booby traps along the woodlines.
I hope it never happens, but I know its bound to happen.........
 

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Someone in his position is probably basing that on intel briefings that they have received from certain alphabet agencies. Remember you are being watched on here and on other sites and there has been an increase in talk about riots and civil unrest.

Or, it could be a scare tactic to get these politicians to go along with another bail out.

I think our government is loosing control and they know its only a matter of time before they can't keep us quiet and calm.
 

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All the talk of riots and unrest isn't because people want to see it happen. It's because the govt is flushing everyone's future down the crapper (except their own they think) and creating the scenarios that lead to civil unrest.
The harder they try to squeeze the people into a controlled mass, the more people get scared.
Fear is a powerfull tool to control people but, too much fear leads to unpredictable behavior...and some people are being driven that direction.
 

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Im only a few minutes away from downtown D.C. I am not leaving the house inauguration day and I plan on being ready if things get out of hand. They are talking about 4-5 million people. Bars open till 5 am. The metro (subway) closes at normal time 2 I think. Ill be up late that night watching things close.
 

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How close is the inauguration to the "bad part of town" ?
 
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I don't think it's fair (not that anything really is) to blame all of this on the us auto industry. If you believe in cause and effect then we all have a hand in the way things turn out in this country and this world. Our small part may seem small, but what is this world made up of but small parts. The car companies make big nasty cars because that's what people wanted before gas was expensive. If you pay attention just about everyone on the road drives a suv, truck or mini van. These are not fuel efficient and now a days they are NOT SELLING.
Now, when the riots come there is no escaping it. You could have a compound of armed people but we all know it's not always the smartest but the biggest army that wins. If your outnumbered your chances are not good. I'm all about defending what's yours, but if you've got something and there are enough crazy people to get together and want to take it from you, they will. No matter how well armed you are. Survival in this case is not only blending in but seeming harmless. You will not be robbed by someone if you seem just as poor and needy as they are. It would be unwise to just fight, fight, fight your way though tough times were the desperate are numerous. The wise thing to do is play the role of the sheep because you're really just one of them anyhow. No man is an island.
 

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I don't think it's fair (not that anything really is) to blame all of this on the us auto industry. If you believe in cause and effect then we all have a hand in the way things turn out in this country and this world. Our small part may seem small, but what is this world made up of but small parts. The car companies make big nasty cars because that's what people wanted before gas was expensive. If you pay attention just about everyone on the road drives a suv, truck or mini van. These are not fuel efficient and now a days they are NOT SELLING.
Now, when the riots come there is no escaping it. You could have a compound of armed people but we all know it's not always the smartest but the biggest army that wins. If your outnumbered your chances are not good. I'm all about defending what's yours, but if you've got something and there are enough crazy people to get together and want to take it from you, they will. No matter how well armed you are. Survival in this case is not only blending in but seeming harmless. You will not be robbed by someone if you seem just as poor and needy as they are. It would be unwise to just fight, fight, fight your way though tough times were the desperate are numerous. The wise thing to do is play the role of the sheep because you're really just one of them anyhow. No man is an island.
:rolleyes:
 

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Here is the whole interview, it gets good at about 2:50

where he talks about the bailouts driving up inflation, he says

GM is in a better financial situation then we are as a country.:xeye:
Wow.

Those comments will never be reported by the mainstream media - liberal or conservative.

They're too close to the truth.
 

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Did you catch what he said at the end?

"I think if the people could get their hands on congress now, I think they'd wring our necks".

He's the only one who came right out and told it like it is....but you can bet the farm that other congressmen 'know' it just like he does and they're scared to death of the people and what's likely to take place.
 

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What caused our problems today is republicans and democrats voting for the lessor of two evils. They did not vote for politicians that would follow the constitution. They wasted their vote on evil. Now we are forced to deal with the results. Evil does not do good things. Some how the republicans and democrats were convinced that it would.
 
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