[Irish Democracy] was adopted by the Irish Republicans as an alternative to directly confronting the British Empire in the early 20th century. For those unfamiliar with the idea, its clearest expression was given in the movie “Michael Collins”, when the main character counseled the crowds against going head to head with London: “we have a weapon more powerful… than any in the whole arsenal of the British Empire! That weapon… is our refusal! … There is one weapon that the British cannot take away from us: we can ignore them.”
The post goes on to describe actual modern-day efforts of Irish Democracy during the Obama years. And Kurt S describes how it will go with proposed/promised gun confiscation fro the Democrats. Especially because one of the main proponents of this confiscation policy won’t address any eventual pushback:
In NH, I pressed Beto O’Rourke on how he’d enforce a mandatory buyback of assault weapons. What’s the penalty for noncompliance? Jail time? He wouldn’t go there.
“I would expect Americans to comply with the law.”