Bush is a hero
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWO RLDPEACE

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#168402 Sep 13, 2013
Gore Vida The Decline and Fall of the American Empire

Every four years the naive half who vote are encouraged to believe that if we can elect a really nice man or woman President everything will be all right. But it won't be. Any individual who is able to raise $25 million to be considered presidential is not going to be much use to the people at large. He will represent oil, or aerospace, or banking, or whatever moneyed entities are paying for him. Certainly he will never represent the people of the country, and they know it. Hence, the sense of despair throughout the land as incomes fall, businesses fail and there is no redress.
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWO RLDPEACE

United States

#168403 Sep 13, 2013
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWORLDPEACE wrote:
GM, Firestone and Standard Oil vs. public transit
Noam Chomsky, Year 501, p 226
Between 1936 and 1950, National City Lines, a holding company sponsored and funded by GM, Firestone, and Standard Oil of California, bought out more than 100 electric surface-traction systems in 45 cities (including New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Tulsa, and Los Angeles) to be dismantled and replaced with GM buses... In 1949 GM and its partners were convicted in U.S. district court in Chicago of criminal conspiracy in this matter and fined $5,000." By the mid-1960s, one out of six business enterprises was directly dependent on the motor vehicle industry.
Eric Schlosser
Fast Food Nation, p16

In the late 1920s, General Motors secretly began to purchase trolley systems throughout the United States, using a number of front corporations. Trolley systems in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Montgomery, Alabama, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and El Paso, Texas, in Baltimore, Chicago, New York City, and Los Angeles-more than one hundred trolley systems in all-were purchased by GM and then completely dismantled, their tracks ripped up, their overhead wires torn down. The trolley companies were turned into bus lines, and the new buses were manufactured by GM.

General Motors eventually persuaded other companies that benefited from road building to help pay for the costly takeover of America's trolleys. In 1947, GM and a number of its allies in the scheme were indicted on federal antitrust charges. Two years later, the workings of the conspiracy, and its underlying intentions, were exposed during a trial in Chicago. GM, Mack Truck, Firestone, and Standard Oil of California were all found guilty on one of the two counts by the federal jury. The investigative journalist Jonathan Kwitny later argued that the case was "a fine example of what can happen when important matters of public policy are abandoned by government to the self-interest of corporations." Judge William J. Campbell was not so outraged. As punishment, he ordered GM and the other companies to pay a fine of $5,000 each. The executives who had secretly plotted and carried out the destruction of America's light rail network were fined $1 each. And the postwar reign of the automobile proceeded without much further challenge.
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWO RLDPEACE

United States

#168404 Sep 13, 2013
Oliver Stone Under Assault Again
by Lisa Pease

The American press has gone to extraordinary lengths to demonize Venezuelan President Hugo] Chávez, to portray him as a dictatorial monster, or worse, a crazy man.

Of course, if Chávez had given American-based businesses control over his country’s oil supply instead of nationalizing it to benefit his countrymen, no doubt the press for Chávez would have been glowing. Historically, the American government and media have both been kind to dictators who allowed the United States to get cheap deals on resources in their country at the expense of the natives there.

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#168405 Sep 13, 2013
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWORLDPEACE wrote:
<quoted text>I would say BAd bob is in love with me, he really love me and want me say it over and over again about the what evil of those our US war monger clan can do to its nation and world in it, do you believe? He must be lone looney?
BHAHAHHAHAaaa
Pardon, while I choke up the hairball you just projected down my esophagus....

Weirdo.

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#168406 Sep 13, 2013
BobinTX wrote:
Liberal Chick Gets Students to Sign Letter to Send Care Packages to Al-Qaeda
Published on Sep 12, 2013
Liberal Chick is at it again. This time she heads to a college campus asking students to support her and Obama in sending 'care packages' to Muslim al-Qaeda rebels in Syria. Follow her at facebook.com/iloveliberalchick
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =eLPkUaWtFFcXX
Is this poor unfortunate soul a member of the contingent urging a halt to the proliferation of the dreaded Dihydrogen Monoxide???

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dihydrogen_monox...

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#168407 Sep 13, 2013
WildWeirdWillie wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =U-A9c6VNeRQXX
Fargin' brilliant.

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#168408 Sep 13, 2013
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWORLDPEACE wrote:
<quoted text>ReaGUNNEd CLITon BUSHwhacked O'bombanation , If only if we , the people , i mean Sheeoples can understand it no longer a nation but a Empire. Yes? No? MAYbe? I don't know?

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#168409 Sep 13, 2013
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=VyFVG4VfPmgXX
https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=VyFVG4VfPmg

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#168410 Sep 14, 2013
A Catholic website this week encouraged its readers not to allow their daughters to go to college because any young woman would be near sin and would “not learn to be a wife and mother.”

In a Sunday article on the Fix the Family website, Raylan Alleman offers “6 Reasons (+2) to NOT Send Your Daughter to College.”

Alleman expains that young women “will attract the wrong types of men” at college:“those lazy men who are looking for a mother-figure in a wife are very attracted to this responsible, organized, smart woman who has it all together.”

Alleman adds that daughters should “learn to be a wife and mother” instead of pursuing higher education.

“Nothing that is taught in a college curriculum is geared toward domestic homemaking,” he opines.“Stay-at-home mothers are actually very busy industrious women and do absolutely beautiful marvelous things… These abilities cannot be learned in any college.”

Alleman goes on to say that saving for college is also “a near occasion of sin for the parents” because they may be tempted to “avoid having more children with contraception, sterilization, or illicit use of NFP to bear this cost.”

“To assume that all of our children will need a college degree is quite a stretch, particularly for girls who will likely be mothers.”

“Unemployed Bush 5.3 obama 8.7”

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#168411 Sep 14, 2013
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>Is this poor unfortunate soul a member of the contingent urging a halt to the proliferation of the dreaded Dihydrogen Monoxide???
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dihydrogen_monox...
Dihydrogen Monoxide... the largest contributor to the World's greenhouse gases.

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#168412 Sep 14, 2013
BobinTX wrote:
<quoted text>
Dihydrogen Monoxide... the largest contributor to the World's greenhouse gases.
Exorbitant ingestion of dihydrogen monoxide, is the least effective way to pass a urine test for THC...

:)

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#168413 Sep 14, 2013
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWORLDPEACE wrote:
<quoted text>English is a Secondary Language do you believe , as World move toward learning other languages...?
Like I said some comprehend what i have to say, know now take your BS and shove up your... BHAHAHAHHaaa
And you don't know about the newer technological US generations( X, Y and Z) and with the written language, i bet most you older folks have not a clue what i'm talking about?
You the real biggest troll and worst kind of all you real war monger/supporters who support illegal/bad wars are most evil bunch this planet.
You even worst, those you the grunting meathead war mongers have lack off and do need lessons in critical reasoning about what man illegal wars can do to humanity at home and abroad; how US foreign affairs and wars are interrelated,and the interrelation of wars and Macroeconomy, what wars can do to civil liberty, wars on socio-economic status...and US world wars and it Concurrent Consequences...
More borrrrrring gibberish. Forget about x,y,z and try learning
your A,B,C's! Miserable parrot.

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#168414 Sep 14, 2013
BobinTX wrote:
<quoted text>
What else can Mr. Zimmerman's 'not guilty' verdict be attributed to, other than 'justice'?
The evidence showed Mr. Zimmerman was 'not guilty'.
The witnesses, both for the prosecution and the defense, showed Mr. Zimmerman was 'not guilty'.
The investigator's findings supported the 'not guilty' decision.
The injuries reinforced Mr. Zimmerman's 'not guilty' verdict.
And, of course, an impartial jury, viewing all the evidence and listening to all the witnesses, unanimously found Mr. Zimmerman 'not guilty'.
And, after all that, you still can't see that the verdict was 'justice'? Unbelievable!
Why? This is one who believes BushCo was responsible for 9/11.

“Pillars of Creation....”

Since: Jan 11

Into this world we're thrown

#168415 Sep 14, 2013
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>How does
"I don't know if you ever come down this way but if you do in the next few days, take Gulf of Mexico Drive. Every year since 2002 the road is lined with (2,974?) American flags, one about every 10 feet for each of the victims of 911. It goes on for a couple of miles - I live out on the island so I see it all the time but it never loses it's impact and it's worth coming down this way to see it."
qualify as a rant?
(just checking)
I miss little...you?
Well, from what I've noticed I dont think Lyndi can make a post w/o you contesting it, so i just thought all of her posts would be rants according to you.

I guess I stand corrected.........

“Rainbow: God's covenant ”

Since: May 07

Clearwater, FL

#168416 Sep 14, 2013
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>Whereas you only mention 'homersexshuls' in one context, and attribute the 'not guilty' Zimmerman verdict to 'justice'. Ahem.
Rather than spit on the American flag, you see fit to wrap yourself in it...
http://www.vaguespace.net/.a/6a00d83452412b69...
Crap. If some nut the worshiped President Bush or any person and made a joke of the flag I would say the same thing. Also of note to me is your bs calling Palin a Fascist. Go spend some time on the why should Jesus love me forum and see who is saying that certain people need to be put to death, saying they are a waste of flesh.

“Rainbow: God's covenant ”

Since: May 07

Clearwater, FL

#168417 Sep 14, 2013
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
A Catholic website this week encouraged its readers not to allow their daughters to go to college because any young woman would be near sin and would “not learn to be a wife and mother.”
In a Sunday article on the Fix the Family website, Raylan Alleman offers “6 Reasons (+2) to NOT Send Your Daughter to College.”
Alleman expains that young women “will attract the wrong types of men” at college:“those lazy men who are looking for a mother-figure in a wife are very attracted to this responsible, organized, smart woman who has it all together.”
Alleman adds that daughters should “learn to be a wife and mother” instead of pursuing higher education.
“Nothing that is taught in a college curriculum is geared toward domestic homemaking,” he opines.“Stay-at-home mothers are actually very busy industrious women and do absolutely beautiful marvelous things… These abilities cannot be learned in any college.”
Alleman goes on to say that saving for college is also “a near occasion of sin for the parents” because they may be tempted to “avoid having more children with contraception, sterilization, or illicit use of NFP to bear this cost.”
“To assume that all of our children will need a college degree is quite a stretch, particularly for girls who will likely be mothers.”
Perhaps Alleman needs to be sent to a government reeducation center.

“Rainbow: God's covenant ”

Since: May 07

Clearwater, FL

#168418 Sep 14, 2013
‘Disgusting’: Matt Drudge Blasts Senator Feinstein for Trying to Define Journalist

Internet news pioneer Matt Drudge on Friday issued a scathing criticism of a Senate bill that will provide a narrow definition of the term journalist.

Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein insisted on liming protections for a new “media shield” law to “real reporters” and not that of a hypothetical 17-year old with his or her own website.

“I can’t support it if everyone who has a blog has a special privilege … or if Edward Snowden were to sit down and write this stuff, he would have a privilege. I’m not going to go there,” she reportedly said.

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/09/14/di...

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Since: Dec 06

Lafayette IN

#168419 Sep 14, 2013
Chris Clearwater wrote:
‘Disgusting’: Matt Drudge Blasts Senator Feinstein for Trying to Define Journalist
Internet news pioneer Matt Drudge on Friday issued a scathing criticism of a Senate bill that will provide a narrow definition of the term journalist.
Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein insisted on liming protections for a new “media shield” law to “real reporters” and not that of a hypothetical 17-year old with his or her own website.
“I can’t support it if everyone who has a blog has a special privilege … or if Edward Snowden were to sit down and write this stuff, he would have a privilege. I’m not going to go there,” she reportedly said.
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/09/14/di...
So where would you draw that line?

Catcher1

Since: Sep 10

United States

#168420 Sep 14, 2013
Chris Clearwater wrote:
‘Disgusting’: Matt Drudge Blasts Senator Feinstein for Trying to Define Journalist
Internet news pioneer Matt Drudge on Friday issued a scathing criticism of a Senate bill that will provide a narrow definition of the term journalist.
Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein insisted on liming protections for a new “media shield” law to “real reporters” and not that of a hypothetical 17-year old with his or her own website.
“I can’t support it if everyone who has a blog has a special privilege … or if Edward Snowden were to sit down and write this stuff, he would have a privilege. I’m not going to go there,” she reportedly said.
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/09/14/di...
Sludge.

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#168422 Sep 14, 2013
WildWeirdWillie wrote:
<quoted text>So where would you draw that line?
U.S. Constitution - Amendment 1
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

It appears that the founding fathers thought the definition of a 'non-journalist' would be anybody that doesn't report news for others to view, or doesn't have any viewers of the news they report. They didn't seem to think that size mattered.

How about if we define 'journalist' as 'a person writing or reporting for a media where the customer base is increasing'?

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