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  •  Anything except nothing. General strikes could (2+ / 0-)

    be part of the mix.  But first there's going to have to be something to wake up the population from the stupor we're in.  That, I think is what makes it almost impossible.

    But I have hope one day people will finally rise up.  I just don't know when that's going to be.

    •  Whatever that "something" is... (1+ / 0-)
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      Ray Pensador

      ...it will likely be "something" that is not at all on our radar right now.  Something very simple to understand, very closely related to our basic needs, and something which glaringly points to the naked Emperor.  

      An opportunity will come, probably sooner rather than later.  The hubris of ruling elites is one certainty that always brings them down.

      Shirley Chisholm was right. Our Republic is in deep trouble.

      by Big River Bandido on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 11:06:13 AM PDT

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