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    system that wasn't designed for this environment and this world, and so is a sitting duck against numerous contemporary threats, and begin brainstorming ways to make it safer.

    Meanwhile our nation is capable of wrecking lives and economies and habitability around the globe. At some point well before we have system we'd like to have, we're going to have to stop nitpicking like hobby clubbers fighting about Robert's Rules of Order, and behave responsibly for the fucking planet even if it means violating collegiality here and there.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Sun Feb 14, 2010 at 06:57:04 AM PST

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