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  •  Thanks nippersdad. I'm still really numb from (7+ / 0-)

    reading about Omar - I'm going to save reading up about the Awlaki case maybe for tomorrow.  This is just so sickening - this is what motivated me to work so hard in 2008...that this kind of shit would stop.

    "...I enjoy helping people who are vulnerable. And I enjoy crushing bastards.".Julian Assange

    by Sydserious on Thu Aug 12, 2010 at 12:34:12 PM PDT

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    •  That says it all! (6+ / 0-)

      this is what motivated me to work so hard in 2008...that this kind of shit would stop.

      We are Americans, this should be the very type of thing that we do not even have to think about. To be put in the position of having to agitate to change it from a Democratic Administration is quite simply beyond belief.

      "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth." Oscar Wilde

      by nippersdad on Thu Aug 12, 2010 at 12:47:09 PM PDT

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      •  And so have you (1+ / 0-)
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        The quote you pulled from Sydserious is what I've said, verbatim, online and IRL. It is a perfect bullseye - and you enhanced it! w00t!

        To be put in the position of having to agitate to change it from a Democratic Administration is quite simply beyond belief.

        If the sitting party is in trouble, come November, here's another pervasive reason. Jobs are the paramount concern, but there can be no doubt that a lot of new voters are wondering what happened to the apparent differentiation between the major parties on human rights and the mistakes of war.

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