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    CREEPY ALERT: The National Association of Rural Landowners: "Without Property Rights, no other rights are possible."

    This group headed by Ron Ewert is closely associated with the Tea Party movement. They produced this video about revolution, "The Coming Civil War." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5Ewwmikc9Q&feature=PlayList&p=941D88BD7A... It is creepy to the Nth degree.  I know the 9-12ers in our county have...

    Corporate Nazi Alien Poodle Porn Massacre

    Oh, and they eat brains, but that's in part 2.If I don't get 75 Rec's on this one, you'll never see another like it from me again....
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    THE BLACK PRINCE

    THE BLACK PRINCE: Edward, Prince of Wales (15 June 1308 June 1376) was called - Edward of Woodstock in his early life, after his birthplace, and has, more recently, been popularly known as The Black Prince. He was the...
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    A Letter From An American To The People Of Iran

      سلام به دوستان In America, for the past month my family and I have watched the images and sounds coming out of Iran.  We have stayed up nights to listen to the voice of the Supreme Leader, to...

    Brain eaters: Alt media miss the story

    All of us complain that the big media often miss the real story, focusing instead on side issues.Now it's happening at TPM, where numerous meta posts have garnered scores of Recs while substantive health care reform hangs in the balance....
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    2009 Medicare Related Studies and Reports

     If folks are going to be throwing around data . . .Then I have listed the following sources that are available through the Kaiser Foundation that I and my family have been associated with going on 28 years. Topics >...
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    August 8th 1974 - Nixon Resigns - August 8th 2009 --> It's up to Us!

    I was at the Kennedy Center, and the Bolshoi Ballet was performing Raymunda, an exquisite ballet; a perfect performance.  I don't remember if it happened at intermission, or just between acts, but the curtains came down, and a huge screen...
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    Ladies and Gentlemen: Jonah Goldberg (and every other cheap suit winger opinion page pundit)

    Damned if ya' do and damned if you don't . . .I can't stand the sunrise cuz the light gets in my eyes.But worse yet is the sunset cuz I can't see without the light.From today's LATimes Letters:August 8, 2009Goldberg's...

    5 reasons to attend a town hall

    1. To prevent the death of reform.Betting the farm on Congress having a strong spine is the same as signing the deed over to the devil. When the morning news shows your congressman or senator surrounded by a mob screaming...
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    Health Insurers and Their Pavlovian Ideologues Disrupt Health Care Reform

    I'm grateful to obey and miguelitoh2o and all the others who have written recently with such clarity and passion about the abuses of our health insurance industry.In light of such information about Insurance Company abuses, it seems puzzling that the insurance industry...
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    Danke Schoen

    The following is a romantic tale involving Chipper, the triple dipper and Katy, the sailor and the United States Army that keeps us safe 'over there' so we do not have to fight 'them' over here. The United States...
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    This is a Republican Email, In case anyone is Interested

    I just received this from a republican co-worker:   Subject: Obama Health Care Plan Details Everyone knows abortion and euthanasia counseling are included in the health care bill.  But there is more that should be a source of concern. The following is a brief outline of this bill put together by Mat Staver of the Freedom Foundation and Liberty Counsel (contact info is at the end)....

    George is getting angry!!!

    Sorry for the Seinfeldian headline, but for purposes of this post, call me George. And yes, I'm pissed at the cacophony here at TPM, the nihilism and the scattershot messaging about health care reform.Excuse the blunt trauma that may be...

    Teabags and town halls - is this battle even necessary?

    I've been pondering the whole situation with the violence unfolding at the health care "town halls". My initial reaction was, of course, "let them try that crap with me, and they'll see what's really up!". Even pondered going on road...
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    Sir Lancelot, Sir Gore & The Damsels in Distress

    So Sir Lancelot and Sir Gore were notified that Lady Lee and Lady Ling were being held by King John Ill in a dungeon and that the intent of the evil king was to feed them to the dragon...

    RIPPER'S DC TRIP, Pt. 2: ... or waiting for Godot?

    The 300THAT'S NO RALLY, THAT'S A BARBECUEIn a clip from The Real News, David Swanson of Democrats.com says "thousands of people" attended the Healthcare Now! rally on July 30th in the Upper Senate Park on Capitol Hill. Not quite. Even...
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    Wanna be on Teevee (as a health care advocate)?

    I just received this e-mail, and thought it would be a good idea to pass it on:Dear Michael,Last night, something big happened.Mike Snider, the owner of a family restaurant in Ralston, Nebraska whose personal health care story was featured in...

    Honduras Crisis Update

    Here is a quick recap of some major events in Honduras over the last couple of days, complied from Honduran news sources.Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras: (note: this protest has been characterized very differently by different sources, this narrative is...
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    Combating And Neutralizing Republican Authoritarianism In America

    Anyone who has been paying attention over the past 40 years has noticed the regrettable and extremist reactionary trend in the political life of the United States.  Certainly no one could have missed the anti-democratic authoritarianism of the Republican Party...
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    Happy Birthday, Helen Thomas. Oh, and You Too, Mr. Prez

    I loved watching, one by one, all of those powerful Leaders of the Western World trying to suppress a sigh, wishing they could make light of this little woman's questions, but having the decency to honor the long-held Helen Thomas protocol by answering thoughtfully-- like grown-ups. Then George W. Bush took over the White House. Helen was moved to the rear of the bus, and my heart sank.
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    Wyeth Oh Wyeth HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME?

      Here is one more example of how badly the pharmaceutical companies need to be reined in. The New York Times is reporting that Wyeth hired ghostwriters to pen 26 articles that endorsed the use hormone therapy in women,...

    RIPPER'S DC TRIP, Pt. 1: On a mission from God ...

    From left: Jason, Gumbun and sweaty old me mugging like a doofusPREFACEI'm indebted to many sincere and capable people here who put their money where their mouth is when Congress began stumbling over health care reform. Scores of TPM...
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    Gallup: Political Party Affiliation 30 States Blue, 4 Red in '09 So Far

    August 3, 2009 Political Party Affiliation: 30 States Blue, 4 Red in '09 So Far Utah and Wyoming are most Republican by Jeffrey M. Jones PRINCETON, NJ -- An analysis of Gallup Poll Daily tracking data from the first...
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    DEPRESSION

    LIMBAUGH: "But Rush, why would somebody want to harm America?" Because he doesn't like it. He thinks it's unjust and immoral and unfair. The people that have wealth in this country have come by it ways that he thinks...
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    Happy Birthday Dear Barack and Helen and Jordann-n-n-n

    Just because somebody should, and nobody has, I  will.Didn't know it was Jason's birthday when I posted this, but better late than never. President Barack Obama knows that sharing is caring.The president turned 48 today, but he brought cupcakes for...

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