The “formula” for a rebellion, if it exists anywhere in these modern disunited states, exists in the state of New York.
Governor Andrew Cuomo is arguably more tyrannical and less sympathetic to the rights of New Yorkers than British General and Governor Thomas Gage was to the citizens of Massachusetts. At least Regulars and Royal Marines were loyal to Gage; the same cannot be said of the rank and file Sheriffs and State Police of New York to Cuomo.
– SAFE Act Rebellion … A “New York State of Mind?” (Bearing Arms)
We’ve known since his theatrical “you don’t need ten rounds to kill a deer” speech that he’s merely jockeying for a presidential bid in 2016, but the question is… how far will he push this? And will he, no pun intended (well, perhaps slightly intended), end up shooting himself in the foot?
The Bearing Arms blog discusses the three-part formula that led to the initial American Revolution, and where there may be similarities in our current system. Worth the few minutes of your time that it will take to read it.