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  •  This topic will always (1+ / 0-)
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    CA wildwoman

    sneak itself into a diary won't it.  This Obama drone trolling needs to stop.  Sorry, I'm not backing down on this.  Keep to the damn topic.

    "A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism." -- Carl Sagan

    by artmartin on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 11:03:14 AM PST

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    •  We'll wait for it to become (0+ / 0-)

      a Republican drone problem. No hurry. Besides, it will in all probability have grown into a real problem by then.

      Moderation in most things.

      by billmosby on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 11:25:29 AM PST

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      billmosby, CA wildwoman

      I am related to Richard III as well as Elizabeth I (on her mothers side), but other relatives of mine fought long, hard and successfully to create this country, to make it something fundamentally different from the monarchies of Europe.  My soul is not with monarchs, but with the people that fought to create a new kind of nation.  Now rule of law is optional; a new aristocracy is ascending.  Speculation about Richard III and Henry Tudor is entertaining and I thank Jorybu for the diary, but I live in the present and I was really struck this morning about the regression that has taken, and is taking, place.

      I'm truly sorry Man's dominion Has broken Nature's social union--Robert Burns

      by Eric Blair on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 02:22:21 PM PST

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