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  •  The great corrector with humans is arrogance and (0+ / 0-)

    the refusal to learn from other's mistakes.
    All these idiots in government, from the President on down to your local city councilperson, flouncing about doing whatever they please, setting up a dynamic that will slowly and surely reduce general American life to a desperate state, are probably not paying much attention to the course of events in Arab nations from Morocco to Iran, because obviously what can possibly be related between governments that ran for decades oppressing their people with graft, corruption, and restriction of civil rights, and the path US government officials are following today?
    The really really hilarious thing is that all such politicians believe that they are invulnerable and untouchable ... until, of course, the bullets, machete, hangman's noose or firebomb ravages their bodies. Oh, Osama ...
    The rise of domestic violence against the American government in this century is inevitable. You'd think a country that's gone through this twice (3xs if you count the '60s) in its 234 years of existence would realize this truth.
    But like I said, the only correcting factor is human arrogance and not learning from other's mistakes.

    Living in the spaces between the boxes other people are thinking inside of...

    by fourthcornerman on Thu May 12, 2011 at 04:04:59 AM PDT

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