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  •  Why not just "Cut to the Chase' and Crown a (3+ / 0-)
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    PhilK, gjohnsit, joe shikspack

    God-Emperor with all the Powers of The Three Branches of Government plus The Press plus The Executioner plus The Tax-Man plus The Keys to the Gates of Heaven an be done with it instead of this "slow-march to the same goal" crap like this "Super-Congress"BS.

    •  It's important (3+ / 0-)
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      defluxion10, Jim P, joe shikspack

      to keep up the pretence of this being a democracy.
        Hell, Julius Caesar ended the Roman Republic while claiming he was trying to save it.

        If people believe that things haven't changed then they are less likely to fight back.
         It's the frog in the boiling pot scenario.

      "The people have only as much liberty as they have the intelligence to want & the courage to take." - Emma Goldman

      by gjohnsit on Sun Jul 24, 2011 at 12:00:25 PM PDT

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      •  That pretense is the only leverage remaining (2+ / 0-)
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        us. We, and that's Americans beyond party and faction, need to organize and use it right away. This twitter #fuckyouwashington shows that there's a chance the boiling pot might overpressurize and surprise the chef.


        Until we break the corporate virtual monopoly on what we hear and see, we keep losing, don't matter what we do.

        by Jim P on Sun Jul 24, 2011 at 09:14:15 PM PDT

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    •  the scotus has already created a "super people"... (0+ / 0-)

      so a "super congress" is the logical next step.

      the current bought-and-paid-for robed masters have (with citizens united) put the final touches on creating an electorate of "corporate citizens" that was started in the 1860's with the introduction of corporate personhood.

      these bastards have been at it for a long time and it looks like they are just about to finish the job.

      professional sanctimonious purist

      by joe shikspack on Mon Jul 25, 2011 at 06:22:17 AM PDT

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