The last few years have been interesting ones for those of us who are paying attention to what is going on around us.
“It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a [person] stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.”
- Legitimate dissent, that is the promotion of these issues and the lobby/public pressure for solutions
- The right to engage in this legitimate dissent
trea·son noun \ˈtrē-zən\ : the crime of trying to overthrow your country's government or of helping your country's enemies during war.
Full Definition of TREASON
1 : the betrayal of a trust : treachery
2 : the offense of attempting by overt acts to overthrow the government of the state to which the offender owes allegiance or to kill or personally injure the sovereign or the sovereign's family
Whether one agreed with the demonstrators or not, the violations of civil rights committed by JIG (Joint Investigations Group) and the Provincial Liberals, under the authority of the Canadian State and those committed by the Oakland Police/FBI under the authority of the American state, were shocking to say the least and reminiscent of a fascist police state.
“A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. “
“The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. “
“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”
Evey Hammond: Now? On the eve of your revolution?
V: A revolution without dancing is a revolution not worth having!