Revolutions are not pretty things; they are violent, destructive, unpredictable and people die. Revolutions don’t happen in the capitol with angry people holding signs. They happen in the streets when anger and oppression boil over in an explosive and organic mixture.
They are frightening because they are not distant and not at the actual seat of power. They are in your streets and your town. There is destruction and your courthouse and police department are on fire. Things are close to home and not on some distant field in a foreign land.
There is a slow and simmering anger burning in our country right now. Just below the civility that we all maintain is the collective feeling that we have had just about enough. In the recent elections only one third of eligible voters decided to turn out and vote.
What does that tell you? That 2/3 of the population…
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