Second Civil War

Blogging friend Brosephus doesn’t speak often, but when he does, his words have meaning. Today, he asks a relevant question: When does democracy begin to defend itself? Some food for thought here, folks …

The Mind of Brosephus

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the second American Civil War. If you haven’t already realized it, we’ve been living through a war since December 2008. War has not been officially declared, however I’ll suggest that the moment the GOP decided to go full obstruction as opposed to actually governing in the best interest of America was the day the war began.

I can already hear the questions and see the puzzled looks. “What war?” you ask. “Isn’t war supposed to be violent and deadly?” Well, the Cold War between the US and Russia was fought for decades without direct battle. Likewise, the second civil war thus far has not been fought as a traditional war.

This is a war against the Constitution itself, and the fight became visible on January 6, 2021. Since that time, we’ve had numerous people convicted for their actions that day on charges that include seditious…

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  1. Every once in a while I tell myself….
    ‘Nah. You were exaggerating. Letting the bad news get you to see only the dark side. Look at the mid-terms,’
    Then I think ‘But Hitler’s Party got wiped out in a few early elections’
    This civil war has its roots back in the 1980s and the Culture Wars, it’s been escalating; the crisis point not being Trump’s vile mob on 6th January 2021 nor his ‘Stop the Count’. No it was the failure of the Republicans to say on the 7th January 2021….Enough A/Hole. You Are xxxxing well fired!!’

    I still wish to be proven wrong about the future.

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  2. America should heed every word and come up with some answers if they decide that Democracy is to continue.If not, omeone had better spell out the consequences of an autocracy and America’s standing in the Free World.

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    • More and more, it seems that nearly half the people in this country would gladly trade democracy for autocracy. Of course, they don’t understand those consequences, haven’t bothered to read their history, but as they say, “ignorance is bliss”. Sigh.

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