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  •  An intervention? (2+ / 0-)
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    No one gets out alive, qofdisks

    You mean, like, voting?

    I hear that's the only recourse.

    Mindfulness is the first necessity of sanity and survival and the first casualty of Consumer Culture.

    by Words In Action on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 06:03:03 AM PDT

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    •  Voting is determinative, but first comes the (1+ / 0-)
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      Calamity Jean

      selection of candidates. The commercial class is way ahead in that arena. They've long had their chambers of commerce as recruiting centers to train up spokespersons and after-dinner speakers and testifiers galore. Then, come the primaries, they offer up a rich sampler of candidates, who look different, but are sure to do what they're told.
      But, chamber of commerce folk are modest. They don't tout their connections. Rather, their message is all about intent -- the intent to support family and God and country and free enterprise to make America great.

      The Chamber of Commerce reminds of the chamber pot. It is both used and carried out with the utmost discretion.

      We organize governments to deliver services and prevent abuse.

      by hannah on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 07:24:03 AM PDT

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