Republicans have been prime recipients of “you mad?” gifs all day ever since the Supreme Court declared the Obamacare bill constitutional. They’ve held press conferences, rallies and dropped freestyles on Fox News about how America is dying thanks to health care reform.
It’s not journalistic of me to lambast you with my own political leanings so I won’t. But I will say that Republicans have acted like some cot damn fools in the wake of the big news. An hour ago, it was hard to pick out who was the most nonsensical.
But thanks to former Michigan Republican Party spokesman Matthew Davis, we as Americans should handle things like they did during the American Revolution. And by that he means “shoot the Black guy first.”
Take a look at his email calling for an armed rebellion.
Is Armed Rebellion Now Justified?
Implicit in Benjamin Franklin’s fabled response at the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention was a dire warning: That the Republic would one day devolve into tyranny unless we the people prevented it.
In 2008, we the people elected Barack Obama as president, and the 100-year progressive trek to tyranny begun in 1912 with Woodrow Wilson’s election was complete. It cannot be said too many times — for the purposes of emphasis and clarity — that the Constitution was possible ONLY AFTER the American Revolution; and that the war itself would not have been possible without the collective agreement, as so eloquently articulated in the Declaration of Independence, that the course of human events will sometimes justify one group of people to sever themselves from their oppressors.
In other words, America itself was possible only after its people summoned the will to risk their lives and their futures — as well as those of their children — for a freedom they did not enjoy but knew was their gift from God. Along with their desire to be free came their willingness to engaged in armed rebellion for their freedom.
If government can mandate that I pay for something I don’t want, then what is beyond its power? If the Supreme Court’s decision Thursday paves the way for unprecedented intrusion into personal decisions, then has the Republic all but ceased to exist? If so, then is armed rebellion today justified?
God willing, this oppression will be lifted and America free again before the first shot is fired.
You, sir, win patriot of the day. Congrats. Can’t wait to see what kind of insanity comes next when these politicians have had a day to sleep on it.
LC is not proud of you, Michigan.