"[Y]ou will understand the game behind the curtain too well not to perceive the old trick of turning every contingency into a resource for accumulating force in the government."
James Madison
(1751-1836), Father of the Constitution for the USA, 4th US President
letter to Thomas Jefferson, March 14, 1794
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The original form of "Never let a crisis go to waste"?
 -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    When the Weather Bureau begins to accumulate millions of pistol bullets, Madison's statement takes on an ominous understanding. Mr. Obamunist Goodwrench the assassin's originally stated desires of making a domestic military force equal to the traditional military is coming to fruition, giving the above statement an understanding of history repeating itself. ETC.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
    Good Point Mike. And let's not overlook the fact that the various alphabet police agencies now have tanks, drones (armed?), armed helicopters and more (hollow point) ammunition than the military...do we feel safer now?
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
    Never let a crisis go to waste, and if there isn't one, create one. That's how government works.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
    From the beginning of the republic, the same lust for power and command of the State has been at work. It is for this very reason that Washington DC was to be kept in check by the several States. Now that the US has been bankrupted and at the command of fascist leaders, the people seem to have forgotten the very principles that founded this nation. Both the media and the government need 'problems' for profits, so they make them up if they have to or turn "every contingency into a resource for accumulating force."
     -- E Archer, NYC     
    Kudos to all you patriots, Mike, Norwalk, J Carlton, Calgary, jim k, Austin, Tx and E Archer, NYC!!

    God bless the wisdom and servants to liberty and all that they risked and put on the line for freedom!
     -- Mary - MI     
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