One step going beyond mere protests and mockery, but well short of violence, is something like theÂ U.K. fuel protests. Or what would happen if a lot of people showed up at banks and started withdrawing a lot of cash all at once?
I donâ€™t have any answers, and weâ€™re pretty clearly not at that point yet. At any rate, Iâ€™d encourage those interested in this to readÂ Pauline Maierâ€™s book. Weâ€™re not in colonial times any more, but while the specifics might change the principles are evergreen.
I think too many are tempted that it’s 1775, and we’re about to have some kind of violent resistance against the King’s tyranny. Too many are too quick to turn to or preach violence. Much like personal confrontations with people, that’s a last resort — only when nothing lesser will do. I agree that we’re not there yet, not even close.