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  •  Government is, or should be... (2+ / 0-)
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    jamess, geomoo

    ...the expressed will of the people.

    The government should be what protects from other powerful groups with the ability to fuck our lives up, from corporate bandits to motorcycle gangs. It functions through our participation in it, and out contributions to the overall system.

    "I am for Socialism because I am for humanity. We have been cursed with the reign of gold long enough" -Eugene V Debs

    by jabbausaf on Mon Nov 08, 2010 at 08:18:08 PM PST

    •  sounds like (1+ / 0-)
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      an Ant Hill, to me --

      and watch out for the marauders!

      Where's the Note?    -- SEIU

      by jamess on Mon Nov 08, 2010 at 08:30:04 PM PST

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      •  Hmmm... (1+ / 0-)
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        I have a program DVR'd about E.O. Wilson, architect of sociobiology.  Seems he developed theories about human behavior from his long-time study of ants. Haven't watched it yet, but it should be interesting.  I'll get back to you, ha ha.

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