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  •  the only way to achieve such a double afterword (6+ / 0-)
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    jasan, VTCC73, skillet, Garrett, Dallasdoc, fly

    would be to eradicate all industries who exploit that event, whether actual combat presence in other countries or our domestic militarized police forces and roll back all abuses of policy Patriot Act, Gitmo, etc. A National Truth & Reconciliation Comission for the last 12 years would be a start

    Warning - some snark may be above‽ (-9.50; -7.03)‽ eState4Column5©2013 "I’m not the strapping young Muslim socialist that I used to be" - Barack Obama 04/27/2013

    by annieli on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 02:26:25 PM PDT

    •  That explanation as to WHY we went into Irak (1+ / 0-)
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      never sat well with my mind grapes.....FREEDUMB!....get the fuck outta here.

    •  I would have argued that point (2+ / 0-)
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      Gooserock, kurt

      had I not just read that some folks down there in Louisiana think President Obama is to blame for the slow Katrina response.  Its gonna be a long time before there can be roll back with news like that.  The extremists have dumbed down the population so much that they have lost track of reality, seriously.

      •  We Don't Have a Means of Informing the People (4+ / 0-)
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        of pertinent accurate information adequate to democratic governance. The framers' press concept flat out doesn't work. Establishing the kind of information environment needed for this kind of country in this time is about as hard to imagine as establishing democracy here would be.

        We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

        by Gooserock on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 03:42:58 PM PDT

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