Here's a point I've made but some choose not to get it, "it doesn't matter what you think or feel, it's about what THEY believe".
Progressives think forcing someone to do something is winning: because they get their way. And that's why leftist Governments fall.
Laws don't change people. People believing something and agreeing with the law does.
Government runs by the consent of the governed.
If you didn't win their consent, passing a law that nobody agrees with, just creates criminals and wastes law enforcement efforts (or empowers corruption/abuse).
- Civil War
- Progressive Unrest in the progressive era (turn of 20th century)
- War on Drugs
- Abortion bombings after Roe V. Wade
It turns out just because you say, “we decided X” from the ruling elite, that it doesn’t matter if the people don’t agree (consent). They just ignore, we get more criminality.
Defund the police just gets more vigilantism (and private cops, and gang wars, etc). You might make snowflakes feel better, but their feelings don’t matter. What matters is that you convince the guy who had his daughter killed by a drunk driver, or molested, to trust the system so that he does NOT take justice into his own hands.
Once you lose the trust in the system, it doesn't come back: the society collapses into something far uglier: Organized crime becomes most successful (an extra-legal outlet) where the systems don’t work.
In America, these were always more successful in disenfranchised foreign expat communities, because they couldn't trust justice in the normal means. So they set up their own banks (loan sharks), and their justice (thugs that would beat people up if you paid them). They were protected by the community, because they couldn't trust the system to protect them.
Democrats are trying to turn half of Americans (conservatives, moderates, and all non-progressives) into disenfranchised foreign communities within America, and curious what’s going to happen. I’m not. I know because I can read a history book, what will happen, and I want to avoid it.
Outlaw guns or tobacco, and you get a highly profitable and successful black market. It’s the way of the world. The elites have much more limited powers than their arrogance lets them realize.
Convince the people, then make the laws.. not the other way around.
So you win an election that was corrupted by Democrats? Even if they didn’t cause the election to be swung (or at least no provably so), if you convince 72M+ Americans that the Democrats are the party of corruption and abuse, and their president has no legal authority, it doesn’t end well.
Now imagine all the worst things they said about Trump were true about Biden: illegitimate, corrupt, colluded to illegally swing an election, etc. Oh wait, they are true. But even if they aren’t, more people have more legitimate reasons to believe it, and 100 times the evidence than the Russiagate conspiracy theorists ever had.
Fortunately, most Republicans are nicer people, and will just wait the process out, and know they can #resist for 2-4 years and get an American back in office.
But for the Republicans that aren't nicer people, or that aren't patient? Watch out. They’re far more competent than a basement dwelling BLM and Antifa member at committing mass mayhem. These are people that worked for a living. That's scary.
I’m not saying that because I want the consequences. I want Democrats to understand what they’re pushing for.
Either they show they didn’t corrupt an election like adults... or they stand firm on their stupidity and troll 72M Americans to see if there’s any angry McVeighs out there. And the law of large numbers means that if you look hard enough (and have a large enough data set), you will find them. One in a million means at least 72 of them. And McVeigh was amateurish compared to someone smart and determined could do.
Biden will destroy people’s livelihoods in oil, manufacturing, and just in general (with higher taxes and regulations)... and how many lives do you have to ruin before a few of them get pissed off, and decide to start burning it down?
The point is NOT that I’m rooting that on. Just looking at why the founding fathers wanted to make it hard to write laws to intrude on others liberties, and why the Democrats/Progressives have been trying to undermine that constitution so they could bully others, ever since.