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  •  Evolution is HARD! (0+ / 0-)

    It requires conscious thought about complex ideas.

    It's so much easier to sell sugar-water beverages to morons.

    Sometimes a culture of imbeciles is just not able to go there.


    “The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.” ― Eric Schmidt

    by Pluto on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 06:00:27 PM PST

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    •  I'm sure you'll get (0+ / 0-)

      a lot of votes by calling the people imbeciles.

      The banks have a stranglehold on the political process. Mike Whitney

      by dfarrah on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 08:07:42 PM PST

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      •  Well that was harsh. (0+ / 0-)

        I refer to only 49 percent of voters.

        But we are losing them daily -- and the percent of those with intact brains is going up:

        Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as the number is, it may actually be higher.

        The figure, released by the Department of Veterans Affairs in February, is based on the agency's own data and numbers reported by 21 states from 1999 through 2011. Those states represent about 40% of the U.S. population. The other states, including the two largest (California and Texas) and the fifth-largest (Illinois), did not make data available.

        Who wasn't counted?


        “The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.” ― Eric Schmidt

        by Pluto on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 08:22:06 PM PST

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