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  •  "Fixing" things that made the Pentagon Papers (1+ / 0-)
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    bobdevo

    possible has been one of the main goals of the last 8 years--really the last 30 years.

    "We love you. Put down your guns." - Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace

    by geomoo on Mon Feb 02, 2009 at 02:11:58 PM PST

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    •  Really, the "people" have no need to know (2+ / 0-)
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      what is being done in their name and with their tax dollars. The "people" just don't understand . . .

      "we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex" Dwight D. Eisenhower

      by bobdevo on Mon Feb 02, 2009 at 02:34:43 PM PST

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      •  True that (0+ / 0-)

        telling us what's going on would make it harder to keep us "safe".

        Great sig - the first time I saw that speech that line sent chills up my spine.  DDE was most prescient.

        "The time for justice is always right now!" - Samantha Booke, Wiley College debate team, 1935

        by Edgewater on Mon Feb 02, 2009 at 03:05:16 PM PST

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