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Are "Targeted Assassinations" Coming? #177437
02/12/2022 03:19 PM
02/12/2022 03:19 PM
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I don't put a lot of faith into what Rep. Adam Kinziger (Supposedly R - Illinois) has to say. But he thinks that, if civil war comes to the United States, it will consist of "targeted assassinations." it's an interesting idea, if nothing else.

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If a civil war breaks out in the United States, Representative Adam Kinzinger believes it won't be reminiscent of the 19th century Civil War because it'll take the form of "targeted assassinations" and not state against state.

Once an unthinkable theory, growing political divisions have fueled speculation that a civil war could be looming. While some see it as inevitable, others have pushed for people to resist the possibility, and Kinzinger told The View on February 10 that it's not "too far of a bridge" to believe another civil war could happen in the United States.

However, if it does occur, he warned that it wouldn't take the same shape as it did in 1861. Instead of the traditional form of war the Civil War took, where it was "blue against gray," this time around, it would be "armed groups against armed groups," according to Kinzinger.

"Targeted assassinations, violence–that's what a 21st and 20th century civil war is," Kinzinger said. "We're identifying now by our race, by our ethnic group, we're separating ourselves and we live in different realities."

Kinzinger, a vocal critic of the GOP's loyalty to former President Donald Trump, was censured by the GOP alongside his colleague Representative Liz Cheney. During his interview on The View, he criticized the GOP for being a "once great party" that no longer stands for principles. Instead, he said the GOP stands for "loyalty to one man" and that it makes him "sad."


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Re: Are "Targeted Assassinations" Coming? [Re: airforce] #177440
02/12/2022 04:44 PM
02/12/2022 04:44 PM
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I must have had a senior moment. That was pretty much the plot (after a lot of backstory) of "Unintended Consequences" by John Ross.

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