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Our Magic Carpet Crashed

Vertices Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 12:45 AM
I blame social media for over-exposing us to 25/8 (oh look my digits inflated while writing) negativity and bile about the enemies of whoever is speaking at the moment. We have people like Martin Basheer and Ed Shultz using the most vile and slanderous comments about people just because of their political affiliation. We can't - as a society - let irresponsible media types get away with crass, slanderous, and baseless insults which wouldn't have been conceivable on any normal day if this were 1995. Why is it okay now? Somehow I think we'll never be rid of yellow journalism.

Well, you don't know what we can find
Why don't you come with me little girl
On a magic carpet ride
You don't know what we can see
Why don't you tell your dreams to me
Fantasy will set you free
Close your eyes girl
Look inside girl
Let the sound take you away
Magic Carpet Ride
Steppenwolf

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