Very interesting thoughts CodeBlack. I never thought of socialism in exactly those terms.
History has certainly proven your point about the power
remaining on top.
Anarchy seems like a rather brutish way to live; like the law of the jungle. The weak are surely trodden under foot in such a system. Always are there going to be those who need protection, food, etc. provided for them and to ignore their plight in the practice of such a system would be no better, imo, than freedom and liberty destroyed by socialism. I disagree CB. The great REPUBLIC that was unequalled and unchallenged, and still is and will be, IS the model for a long-lasting, fulfilling and free society. I fear, however, that we have already likened ourselves too close to the corruption and division that was ancient Rome before the demise of that Republic. ...and the great wheel of time turns...
QUOTE: "Freedom is not the norm in history; it is a precious aberration. Drawing on the Judeo-Christian affirmation of the value of each person and man's God-given rights, our Founding Fathers rejected government tyranny and embraced Western democratic principles. They went to war to make us free; they crafted a Constitution to keep us free."http://www.vcstar.com/news/2009/jun/22/ ... r-freedom/
This is an article describing some of what the tea party movement is all about. The first paragraph I quoted because it seemed like truth
, as I see it. Here is a motto of the movement...NOT RACIALNOT VIOLENTNO LONGER SILENT
what it says.
"History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and its issuance." - James Madison