We need to fight back every way we can. Recall elections would be appropriate when our elected representatives ignore our clearly stated wishes. Judges can also be recalled, and live in daily fear of having to run for re-election against an opponent. They should face an opponent every time. I cannot comprehend how Maine has not recalled its governor, and from the article here it appears New Hampshire has good reason to get going on recalls. Also, we need to come up with an effective boycott strategy. We all need to drive, so boycotting all oil companies won't work, but perhaps a system of rotating boycotts could disrupt them enough they may wish to reconsider their actions. Boycott and picket one brand for 60-90 days, then move on to the next offender. make running their gas stations as inefficient as possible. This can be done with other industries as well. Any community trying to better itself needs to remain organized and find a way to take action when the will of the people is blocked.
The growth of government curbs communities from governing themselves. The federal government trumped the states in the War of Seccession 1861-1865. The growth of the progressive movement at the end of the 19th century required centralized control to coerce people into doing what do-gooders thought best for them. Government intervention was not limited to legislating laws but also concocting constitutional amendments such as the prohibition of liquor with the 18th Amendment in 1919.The movement toward community rights can have some success should it ride a groundswell of public opinion on certain issues such as the condemnation of concentrated animal feeding operations. But it will require much greater grassroots involvement and conversations to reach the critical mass needed for revolution long overdue according to Thomas Jefferson. Don’t hold your breath. Ben Franklin was prescient when reporting after the Constitutional Convention of 1787 that we had a republic if we could keep it. Freedom requires vigilance. We lost it. A parasitic people have been programed by mainstream media and socialist schools into emulating the walking dead.
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