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  •  All too common: (6+ / 0-)
    this man's wife lamented that she doesn't know what has become of her husband.  In her own words, he's a different man than he once was.  Now, and I quote, "he has a black heart".
    This has happened to a LOT of people, usually after they start watching Fox News.  It's some of the most potent propaganda and disinformation in history.

    "When I was an alien, cultures weren't opinions" ~ Kurt Cobain, Territorial Pissings

    by Subterranean on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 08:21:21 PM PDT

    •  I often say you can spot one (a Fox watcher) (2+ / 0-)
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      a mile away.  Even before they open their mouths.  There's something in the smirk, the swagger, the disdain they display towards their fellow humans.  But they seem to really love their dogs!

      •  My mom has seen a few high school friends (3+ / 0-)
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        formerly warm, sunny people with rational political views, transmogrify into angry, bitter nuts who constantly complain about government and libruls.  She says it's like some kind of cult.  One of them is a former schoolteacher who now, wait for it, hates teacher unions!  She's living off the teat of her pension and wouldn't even be alive if not for her health care (medicare now, but union-won employer coverage before).  Call her out on the inconsistency, and the response is the typical "well, that's different!"

        "When I was an alien, cultures weren't opinions" ~ Kurt Cobain, Territorial Pissings

        by Subterranean on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 11:06:51 PM PDT

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        •  Huh, that sounds like my neighbor, who blasts (0+ / 0-)

          Limbaugh on the radio when she's doing her gardening.  The day Gabbie Gifford was shot, I marched over and told her to shut that crap off!  We haven't spoken since.  

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