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Name: Jim
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Current location: Barkhamsted, CT
Member since: Sat Jul 3, 2004, 08:36 AM
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Gee - my profile info didn't migrate from the old DU I guess? The main thing - 90% refers to the maximum allowable percentage of nitromethane fuel permitted in modern NHRA Top Fuel and Funny cars. Which is what makes current "nostalgia nitro" so cool - you can still "tip the can" and run straight nitro, if you want to. I'm an aging northeast liberal with an overdeveloped justice gland. OUR INSTITUTIONS ARE INFESTED WITH GREEDY AND CORRUPT SOCIOPATHS

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TORTURE MAKES US SAFER?

UH, TORTURE INSURES PERPETUAL TERRORISM AGAINST THE TORTURERS FOREVER.

Torture does not produce good intelligence. Kalid Sheik was waterboarded 183 times! How could it be effective if you have to do it 183 times?

Torture creates blowback which can take the form of terrorism.

Torture by our American Government is one of the darkest spots in our history and is repugnant and makes me ashamed to be an American. Shame on all of us who did not stand and fight against our government about this!

It's ignorant and stupid besides.

Our practice of torture makes us pretty much on the same moral level as terrorists.

We are a nation of mean and stupid hypocrites! What do we have to be proud of if we torture? Where is our basis to tell others to do whats right if we practice a form of terrorism ourselves?

-90% Jimmy

CIA caliber psyops

The Nazi's got their way in large part to a splendid PROPAGANDA APPARATUS. They played their people like violins using the propaganda science of their day to the utmost.

The technology of MASS DECEPTION AND PROPAGANDA has had 70 years of TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT since then.

Compare it to the technology of a WW2 era 1940 Ford coupe vs. a hybrid or muscle car of today.

We the People will lap up their billion dollar psyops and love every minute of it. And gleefully vote for our own enslavement by our plutocracy.

-90% Jimmy

2. Good for them.

Unless you're a member of the top 1% and practice their doctrine of

I GOT MINE AND SCREW YOU, it's good for us.

Our government has installed all the apparatus to quickly become a full blown POLICE STATE.

We the sheeple will follow our herd into full blown plutocracy, as the FASCIST POLICE STATE is already here, it just hasn't had it's coming out party yet. Maybe at the Conventions this year it will reveal the full ugly force of American totalitarianism?

-90% Jimmy

I think I know what Dick means

I think he's saying that if a 9-11 happened on Obama's watch, he wouldn't have the gall to exploit the tragedy to serve rich military-industrial-congressional-cronies and exploit it to construct a totalitarian police state. Dick doesn't like that Obama is not as servile to war profiteers as he was. Perhaps because Cheney himself is the lord-god-king-buufu of the war profiteers and Obama certainly isn't.

Dick feels Obama would not be nearly as traitorous in exploiting such a tragedy. Hell, he thinks Obama sucks possibly because he knows Obama is not evil enough to let the thing happen in the first place!

-90% Jimmy

Corporate Propaganda

Everything most Americans know is BULLSHIT!

And that's exactly the way our current PLUTOCRACY wants it!

Isn't there a more noble aspiration in life for these fuckers than naked greed? What the fuck is wrong with some SHARED PROSPERITY like America enjoyed for about 30 years after WW2?

I'm a 58 year old boomer, and looking back on my life, I didn't know until recently that the middle class prosperity I took for granted in my youth has been slowly taken away from all of us for the last thirty years.

American Democracy needs an EXTERMINATOR to rid ourselves of the Greedy SOCIOPATHS that have captured virtually ALL OF OUR INSTITUTIONS!

-90% Jimmy

Back in a minute to cut and paste that wonderful Chris Hedges quote recently posted on DU via Facebook.

"We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religions destroy morals and our banks destroy the economy" Chris Hedges

from this DU link:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1002836391

Whadayah mean "Keith's EGO", Kimosabe?

I think Keith has supreme confidence in his mind. He's got the same gene my hero Frank Zappa had in that respect. Utter and complete faith in what they think, because the clarity of their thinking is so superb.

Very little self doubt and second guessing when you have such a mind. No need for it cuz you generally get things right and with clarity THE FIRST TIME.

Big ego implies a superiority complex, and Keith seems too humble for that. I do think he has strong justification to be very self assured.

HOWEVER, Keith has had an unfortunate knack for inheriting bosses he doesn't see eye to eye with. But, he has the core principals in his life to resign under such circumstances.

BIG EGO connotes he's got a Leona Helmsley thing going on in his life. I don't see much superiority complex going on with Keith. He seems pretty compassionate to "the little people", as did Frank. "I've always had an affinity for creeps" - F. Zappa

I hope he finds his way back to a substantial media outlet of some sort. America needs him now more than ever. Please DU buds give him some recognition for being the only beacon of hope, truth and justice during the GW Bush dark ages. He was the only big media figure out there SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER during those dark times.

The one bright spot in Keith leaving Current TV is that I know longer have to concoct a way to get a Cable Service that offers CHANNEL ONE MILLION!

-90% Jimmy

Oh the irony of Ryan invoking the God card

Hasn't it been within the last few weeks that both the NUNS ON THE BUS TOUR and a bunch of Catholic Bishops have mounted a public campaign about how fucking horrible the Ryan Budget would be to the poor, elderly and disenfranchised?

He's got NUNS AND BISHOPS coming down hard and publicly on him for his heartless budget and he plays the God card?


Uh, Paul, people a lot closer to God than you are telling the world you and your budget totally suck. I don't think God's got your back on this one, pal!

-90% jimmy
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