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Messing with the Bull

OldTimer Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 9:33 AM
Selective prosecution and persecution along with violating the spirit and possibly the letter (surely the INTENT) of the Constitution have been the total theme of this Administration.
Fooling Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 10:26 PM
Yes. Savages. By the time the fools wake up it will be way, way too late to turn back the damage. But hopefully the next generation will be safe from envious dictators at the helm for another few generations.

 

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