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  •  Also, Edward Snowden is fighting banksters. (4+ / 0-)

    Banky banker banksters.

    You might not have known that banksters had anything to do with this story, but hoo boy do they ever.

    Art is the handmaid of human good.

    by joe from Lowell on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 07:05:24 PM PDT

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    •  Edward Snowden, (1+ / 0-)
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      Mash

      despite the desire amongst many for him to be a hero of the left, is actually a Paulite who believes in dismantling social security and sealing the border. Nice guy.

      •  And so what? (0+ / 0-)

        The personal qualities of the messenger have nothing to do with the content or validity of the message - despite lots of people who would like to believe otherwise.

        This is supposed to be the USA, and its citizens are supposed to be free to support whichever candidates they choose, for whatever reasons they choose, with no worse consequences than making a braying ass of themselves and/or being called a braying ass.

        If we are now going to demand political orthodoxy as the price for support - how does that make us any different from any other authoritarian state ever?

        If it's
        Not your body,
        Then it's
        Not your choice
        And it's
        None of your damn business!

        by TheOtherMaven on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 11:03:56 AM PDT

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        •  You really think (0+ / 0-)

          this country just became an authoritarian state since 9/11/2001? Or since the first inauguration of Barack Obama?

          Fear doesn't just breed incomprehension. It also breeds a spiteful, resentful hate of anyone and everyone who is in any way different from you.

          by awesumtenor on Thu Aug 01, 2013 at 10:10:11 AM PDT

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