This post is for all my "wait and see" friends out there. Thomas Jefferson said this caution you have will lead to the demise of our Republic. It is better to speak first for liberty and be thought a fool, than to wait to first be sure your liberty is actually being taken.

Perception is reality.

This is the real reason we have cancelled society according to the leaders I have talked to.

If this is true, then where is the armed rebellion against our government by those who perceive our rights have been taken from us?


Let me tell you:

We have been conditioned to believe that we must have all the facts, and in our current belief in identity politics, be the actual person involved before we are allowed to form an opinion about anything.

This is the reason we do nothing. We know our rights have been taken, but we aren't doctors, and somehow those things are related. Since we don't have all the facts, we yield.

At the same time, the perceptions of those who also don't have all the facts leads them to give up their rights without rebuttal. In fact, they join in with their dictators, who also freely admit they don't have all the facts. The two work together with the media to create hysteria about something they all know very little about.

And, the patriots yield, because we don't see the lack of facts in the same way they do and we want to be understanding and 'loving.' 

It all reminds me of Thomas Jefferson's take on Shay's Rebellion:

"where did it [anarchy] ever exist, except in the single instance of Massachusets? and can history produce an instance of a rebellion so honourably conducted? I say nothing of it’s motives. they were founded in ignorance, not wickedness. god forbid we should ever be 20 years without such a rebellion. the people cannot be all, & always, well informed. the past which is wrong will be discontented in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive; if they remain quiet under such misconceptions it is a lethargy, the forerunner of death to the public liberty. we have had 13. states independant 11. years. there has been one rebellion. that comes to one rebellion in a century & a half for each state. what country before ever existed a century & half without a rebellion? & what country can preserve it’s liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? let them take arms. the remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon & pacify them. what signify a few lives lost in a century or two? the tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots & tyrants. it is it’s natural manure."


My take on all of this from my study of history?

To be wrong and to speak up for your rights is better than to be unsure and to say nothing. Only one of these will lead to actual violence.

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