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  •  You allude to an important point: (1+ / 0-)
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    dehrha02

    ALL military dictactorships have the backing of their "supreme courts." While everyone knows that it is bullshit, they still put up the window dressing for ???? I'm not sure whom.

    It is bizarre that Americans seem to think that we cannot be taken over by a dictator; that somehow we are immune from what has befallen so many other societies.

    The big question is: can I convince my wife that we need to get across the border immediately?

    "Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing...after they have exhausted all other possibilities." -- Winston Churchill

    by Spud1 on Sun Oct 14, 2007 at 07:53:32 PM PDT

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    •  Perhaps living off of I-69..... (2+ / 0-)
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      Spud1, james risser

      ...in Mid-Michigan isn't such a bad thing right now :).  And, my wife has family in Toronto that lives off of the Danforth.....MMMMMM,Greek food.

      I hated george bush before it was cool.

      by dehrha02 on Sun Oct 14, 2007 at 08:08:41 PM PDT

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      •  My folks are south of Exit 184 - but the hold (2+ / 0-)
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        up at the Blue Water Bridge can be brutal.

        "Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing...after they have exhausted all other possibilities." -- Winston Churchill

        by Spud1 on Sun Oct 14, 2007 at 08:10:44 PM PDT

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        •  Naw........ (1+ / 0-)
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          ....Its getting back into Michigan that's the pain.

          We always make sure the kids gets a pee break at the dutyfree on the Canadian side

          I hated george bush before it was cool.

          by dehrha02 on Sun Oct 14, 2007 at 08:31:00 PM PDT

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