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  •  I think it makes a mockery of the proper (6+ / 0-)

    use of the mental health system. All of that to appease us hypocrites. I'm sorry, but I don't buy it.

    Craft is what emerges when you hit inspiration over the head with a stick.

    by commonmass on Sat Jun 11, 2011 at 12:47:48 PM PDT

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    •  Too bad sexual rehab wasn't in during (2+ / 0-)
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      ...the Clinton years.

      That would have been rich.

      There's a mental health issue, all rigtht. The mental health of the American people who are fanatically obsessed over other people's pee-pees.

      The whole nation needs rehab.

      •  As Prof. Juan Cole wrote yesterday (2+ / 0-)
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        Americans appear to be bored by policy, titillated by private peccadilloes. But it is the policies that are important. Mahatma Gandhi was once kicked out of a brothel in South Africa. No one judges him by his lapses.
        He then criticizes Weiner's statements on Middle East issues.

        The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right. -- Judge Learned Hand, May 21, 1944

        by ybruti on Sat Jun 11, 2011 at 01:47:41 PM PDT

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