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  •  Too many DWTS/American IDol/Bigfoot (3+ / 0-)
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    claude, dzog, glitterscale

    Vote people off the island/Court tv shows.

    As I often say, Middle-Eastern Dictatorships NEED some of these TV shows if they are EVER going to enjoy a domesticated, compliant population.

    Dancing with the Mullahs, Egypt's Got Talent, In Search of the Yeti - these need to be all over their TVs STAT.

    •  Well, it's worked before, re: bread and circuses. (1+ / 0-)
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      And Marie Antoinette would have been well-advised to come up with some food and entertainment for the masses, rather than her infamous quote.

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      "God is an ever-receding pocket of scientific ignorance" - Neil deGrasse Tyson

      by dzog on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 08:24:46 AM PDT

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      •  She may actually NOT have made that quote (0+ / 0-)

        it has apparently been wrongly attributed to her via the rabid gossipers of history.

        The Queen of Spain may have said it...

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