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Economic and social conditions in the US are nowhere near bad enough to spark a revolution.  In Brinton's analysis the precondition for revolt is: things have to get really bad, then get better, and then get really bad again.  While not disputing the anger old white men have, in the US most people have a roof over their heads, enough food to eat, and enough toys to keep them amused.  

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Thu May 26th, 2016 at 12:05:59 PM EST

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