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  •  The 5% of which you speak are unreachable; (5+ / 0-)

    don't even try; be happy for the 95% that agree with you.

    The unreachables, like the 2nd amendment zealots, suffer (in my view) from a form of functional psychosis.

    That's not in itself tragic; the tragedy is that they are able to inflict upon the rest of the nation the consequences of their sickness.

    Welcome to America in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.

    The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, And wretches hang, that jurymen may dine.

    by magnetics on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 01:44:12 PM PDT

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    •  Why do you consider (0+ / 0-)

      This functional psychosis? I don't think that there is such a thing.

      "Drop kick me Jesus through the goal post of life" - Paul Craft

      by All In on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 07:15:54 PM PDT

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      •  To me, it signifies delusional mindset and/or (0+ / 0-)

        behavior, utterly divorced from reality, and so yet modulated and controlled, that the subject can perform those normal actions of everyday life, such as are required to feed, house, and clothe oneself.  

        The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, And wretches hang, that jurymen may dine.

        by magnetics on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 10:31:53 PM PDT

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