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NED's Chickens Come Home to Roost

Brother Woody Wrote: Apr 20, 2014 12:15 PM
Too bad Americans don't have the same right to secede like, apparently, the rest of the world. That's the global reset that all nations need & that many of them need to invoke.
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NED's Chickens Come Home to Roost

Brother Woody Wrote: Apr 20, 2014 12:12 PM
Too bad Americans don't have the same right to secede like, apparently, the rest of the world. That's the global reset that all nation's need & many of them need to invoke.
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The End of Ideology?

Brother Woody Wrote: Apr 15, 2014 12:34 PM
Totalitarianism isn't dead. It's alive here & growing with each administration in Sheldon Wolin's famous phrase, "inverted totalitarianism." From the surveillance state, to the militarized police state, to the NSA, NDAA, CIA, FBI, the elimination of individual rights, etc. It has been engineered by the military/industrial, banking/congressional complex & a string of very bad administrations since 1945. We find ourselves little less totalatarian now, than the Germans did in the 1930's or the Russians did in the 1920's. We're like boiling frogs.
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Probable Cause

Brother Woody Wrote: Mar 29, 2014 10:29 AM
I want a new constitution so much that I can taste it. Congress is incapable of reform.
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Is Europe Cracking Up?

Brother Woody Wrote: Mar 29, 2014 9:56 AM
Maybe next time, we can secede too without a civil war.
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Why Congress Is Held in Contempt

Brother Woody Wrote: Jan 17, 2014 9:21 AM
Time for a new constitution, a 2nd Republic, a real "new deal."
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Is America Going to Pot?

Brother Woody Wrote: Jan 07, 2014 4:54 PM
The road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom... for we never know what is enough until we know what is more than enough. -William Blake Don't have a conniption, Pat. Once we get the govt. out of lives & off our backs, there will be communities setting their own standards. The reason why Libertarians are so popular is because we've lost our liberty, i.e., the liberty of our unruly forebearers who fought the Revolution, the liberty of the Anti-Federalists who saw clearly the ensuing tyranny of its own regime, the liberty of the Confederacy that destroyed itself in resisting the supreme "Union." & even the liberty to smoke pot if you want. What we need Pat is a 2nd Republic, a new Constitution, a real "New Deal." Americans are rattling their chains, Pat. Can you hear their cries for justice & mercy?
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Inequality -- Crisis or Scam

Brother Woody Wrote: Dec 31, 2013 12:57 PM
It sure doesn't feel that way, PJB, to most of us retired who are on fixed incomes struggling for enough food towards the end of each month.
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Is the Sun Rising in the East?

Brother Woody Wrote: Dec 07, 2013 1:23 PM
Get rid of the Dept. of Education & test scores will improve immediately.
If the West can convince Israel to give Palestine their own state, many of Israel's security problems will vanish. As for Iran, the deal is only for 6 mos. & will most likely be ultimately sabotaged by the West regardless of Iran's performance, which is expected to be well nigh perfect. To most long time observers, Jerusalem, should have been & still needs to be an open city run by an equitable distribution of interested religious sects, ancient property rights notwithstanding. The world has waited long enough for Israel to settle with its neighbors & Israel's unremitting fear mongering has exhausted its patience. The West should realize by now that it can no longer literally afford to advance its empire by military means. Pax Americana will become as toothless as the once overarching Pax Romana.
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