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  •  Yes, Exactly, LA Riots... (1+ / 0-)
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    Chris Hawthorne

    ...were a national uprising against a repressive national theocratic government, and the military was deployed to suppress a political uprising.

    Uh huh, yup...

    "Dignified people, without a whimsical streak, almost never offer fresh insights, in economics or anywhere else." Paul Krugman

    by Dana Houle on Sun Jun 21, 2009 at 06:23:16 PM PDT

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    •  "a national uprising (0+ / 0-)

      against a repressive national theocratic government, and the military . . . deployed to suppress a political uprising."

      That would be Palestine, not Iran.

      But as for use of police, and lethal force, against (sometimes violent) demonstrators . . . that would be the US, and Iran, and . . .

      Fake Left, Drive Right . . . not my idea of a Democrat . . .

      by Deward Hastings on Sun Jun 21, 2009 at 06:41:35 PM PDT

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      •  Whatever (1+ / 0-)
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        DemocraticLuntz

        I wrote the response for others reading the thread, not because I had any expectation of it having any effect on you.  

        "Dignified people, without a whimsical streak, almost never offer fresh insights, in economics or anywhere else." Paul Krugman

        by Dana Houle on Sun Jun 21, 2009 at 06:43:13 PM PDT

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