Atonement & Accountability
Please read and think carefully through this essay by Francis Porretto at Eternity Road.
...We will never, ever, put an end to the dreams and machinations of the power-seekers unless we punish those among us with proper severity. Among our current officials are several overt traitors: men who took oaths to defend the Constitution, and have done the exact opposite. Of these, I count one president, four Supreme Court Justices, and hundreds of federal legislators. Unless these are dragged from their hidey-holes as was Saddam Hussein, and executed or incarcerated for life, there will be no respite from the pressure of closet totalitarians and social engineers against our polity...
Read the whole thing, as the to-do list in the excerpt above is just an ante for the author.
Remember Question 21 from last year, and how it caused some folks to emit a little brown organic dampness?
How many King's men and women do you think are actually going to repent and go forth to sin no more, especially when their prior taxpayer-funded sinecures have left them utterly unprepared for gainful employment in a severely-chastened marketplace?
On what basis is your answer formed?
Faith in your fellow man?
As Porretto admonishes:
We will be required to be hard.
Keep wrapping your brain around all of the implications of the Collapse, no matter how unpleasant.
It will help you survive in the polygonal battlespace.