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  •  And that has what to do with this bill? (1+ / 0-)
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    Larsstephens

    Which is what my comment was referencing.

    “Texas is a so-called red state, but you’ve got 10 million Democrats here in Texas. And …, there are a whole lot of people here in Texas who need us, and who need us to fight for them.” President Obama

    by Catte Nappe on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 11:45:33 AM PDT

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    •  Propaganda comes in many flavors, sanctioned... (2+ / 0-)
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      ...or otherwise. Domestically, it's been writ large even prior to it being officially sanctioned now. Now that it is officially sanctioned, or, as many in our government like to state it, "perfectly legal," the floodgates will open even wider than they (already) are, today. And, "you CAN take that to the bank."

      To posit that something that's already occurring on a virtually unrestrained basis up until now, will be constrained because of language in a piece of legislation that accomplishes exactly the opposite of that reality, is just pure parroting of government memes, IMHO. (I think most reading this would agree with that truth, too.)

      "I always thought if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough, things would work out. I was wrong." --Katharine Graham

      by bobswern on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 01:28:26 PM PDT

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      •  Nothing is being officially sanctioned though (1+ / 0-)
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        Other than our ability to now see what has been distributed overseas, which previously was theoretically a great unknown that we were not to have access to. Knowing what "we" are saying to the world is a good thing, no?

        “Texas is a so-called red state, but you’ve got 10 million Democrats here in Texas. And …, there are a whole lot of people here in Texas who need us, and who need us to fight for them.” President Obama

        by Catte Nappe on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 01:43:47 PM PDT

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