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A Powerful Movie

Cato JR Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 3:07 AM
Checking the theaters listed on the http://2016themovie.com/ site, which change often, it lists Lincoln, Providence, and Warwick as cities where it is currently playing in RI.
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Akin and His Critics

Cato JR Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 2:44 AM
I think the thing demonstrated by the Republicans' response is more cowardice than stupidity, though there's certainly no shortage of that. If they had simply said in response to partisan media queries something along the lines of, "I haven't heard what was said, and with all due respect don't trust anyone looking to do work for America's political opponents", that would have shut the slavers and murderers up rather quickly.
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Harlem Then and Now

Cato JR Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 1:36 PM
considering his accomplishments, it was clearly political. Given his field, a hard science, it should shock any who aren't well acquainted with what has been and continues going on in academia.
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Harlem Then and Now

Cato JR Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 1:32 PM
Communists were flowing into the Ivy League and elsewhere in huge numbers by the 1930's, especially from places like Germany where the few who refused to join the National Socialists (they made up the vast majority of new members in the 1932 and 1933 elections, both of which were, contrary to what Communists and socialists would like people to believe, quite valid elections) came to the U.S. and pushed their views on their students like good little Soviet drones. They also began working to deny tenure to their political opponents. The takeover was mostly complete before the 60's, but naturally some people live longer than others and hang around long enough to teach new classes. A friend of mine was denied tenure in U. of FL, and...
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Random Thoughts

Cato JR Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 2:48 AM
I'd generally agree with you, except that such an age requirement would have deprived me of the only presidential vote I've cast so far which I was glad to take part in, the 1984 election where I was fortunate enough to be able to vote for President Reagan.
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