Its slightly worse than the feeling I had Nov 6th, 2012 and about on par when the healthscare battle was lost and we slid closer to socialism.
I realize the thugs in power may just have the self-given right to take away my ability to defend my family - and I realize I guess I will have to die to make sure that never happens. I am that passionate on the matter. I should have gone 10 years ago when my boy was taken home - so I guess these 10 good years have been freebies. How I go matters to me. If I go when I am 90 years old (the adjusted average for males in my family) after I have served several missions and enjoyed grandkids and my wife in my older years, then I will have been satisfied with my life. If I go at half that age fighting for my God-given rights - defending my family from tyranny - foreign and domestic, then I am satisfied with that lot. Not happy about it - but consigned to it.
One thing I will never be consigned to is to have my ability to defend my basic natural rights taken from me and then to end up in a helpless situation, driven from city to city because I refused to stand up early on. And, yes, our prophecies talk of the Saints being driven from city to city. No one can drive you if you have weapons - because you simply make that stand. I get the concept of strapping explosives onto one's body and going into a crowd of your oppressors and lighting it off. I understand the concept that its better to live free and die on your own terms, than it is to die at the hands of someone who is "just taking orders". I know what is written in scripture is not just myth - they will be fulfilled every jot and tittle. People will be asked to deny their faith in Christ or have their head lobbed off. I understand that the Book of Mormon is a manual of how you act and react when being driven from city to city and place to place. It was not written as some quaint story book that you read to your kids to entertain them at night - it is a manual for living in these last days and abridged from thousands of pages of possible writings, by a real man who saw our day. One who had to pass through a portion of what we are about to embark on when real men decide they would rather die than submit. Folks - there WILL be civil unrest and war in this country. Not in some future generation - but in this one. HAVE YOU PREPARED??
Are you panicking and running around looking for guns and ammo at this point? Are you panicking with your shrinking dollar and wondering how you will feed your family when push comes to shove? DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE GRAVITY OF THE SITUATION??
Here is what someone saw in vision around 90 years ago. Folks - it will happen EXACTLY, AS WRITTEN. The revolutions in every country have begun. Revolution is being fomented in this country. I am prepared to die for the principles contained in the Constitution and will not allow tyranny to prevail. I owe it to my God, to my wife and our children. Here is your future:
I saw the international world war automatically break down, and national revolutions occur in every country and complete the work of chaos and desolation. I saw geological disturbances occur, which helped in this work as if it were intended to do so. I saw the Cardston Temple preserved from all this geological upheaval. I saw the international boundary line disappear as these two governments broke up and dissolved into chaos. I saw race rioting upon this American continent on a vast scale.
I saw hunger and starvation in this world granary of the American continent sweep off vast numbers of the conflicting elements. I saw disease produced by hunger, strife, and chaos complete the end of this present order or epoch…"