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Australia's minimum wage for 2012 was $15.96/hour, this didn't destroy their economy!

I received a telemarketing call at work today, from the NRA!

I couldn't believe my ears when I took a call this morning from a telemarketer from the NRA. I told them to go to hell!

More ex LAPD officers speak up about the corruption, racism, and abuse of power rampant within LAPD

A report by Salon.com
Ex LAPD officer Joe Jones and Brian Brantley tell their stories of the corruption, racism and abuse of power which is rampant within the LAPD.

For those who want to ignore the corruption of the LAPD, because of Dorner's actions, here are some fresh stories which backup most everything Dorner said, from nonviolent former LAPD officers.

Read it!

http://www.salon.com/2013/02/13/ex_cops_sympathize_with_dorners_anger/

Quote from Fredrick Douglass, A clear understanding of the corupt bond of capitalism and religion

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"I love the pure, peaceable, and impartial Christianity of Christ: I therefore hate the corrupt, slaveholding, women whipping, cradle-plundering, partial and hypocritical Christianity of the land. Indeed I can see no reason, but the most deceitful one, for calling the religion of this land Christianity. I look upon it as the climax of all misnomers, the boldest of all frauds, and the grossest of all libels. Never was there a clearer case of 'stealing the livery of the court of heaven to serve the devil in.' I am filled with unutterable loathing when I contemplate the religious pomp and show, together with the horrible inconsistencies, which everywhere surround me. We have men-stealers for ministers, women-whippers for missionaries, and cradle-plunderers for church members. The man who wields the blood-clotted cowskin during the week fills the pulpit on Sunday, and claims to be a minister of the meek and lowly Jesus....The slave auctioneer's bell and the church-going bell chime in with each other, and the bitter cries of the heartbroken slave are drowned in the religious shouts of his pious master. Revivals of religion and revivals in the slave trade go hand in hand together. The slave prison and the church stand near each other. The clanking of fetters and the rattling of chains in the prison, and the pious psalm and solemn prayer in the church, may be heard at the same time. The dealers in the bodies and souls of men erect their stand in the presence of the pulpit, and they mutually help each other. The dealer gives his blood stained gold to support the pulpit, and the pulpit, in return, covers his infernal business in the garb of Christianity. Here we have religion and robbery the allies of each other-devils dressed in angels robes, and hell presenting the semblance of paradise."

Fredrick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass.

This profound quote explains the same behavior of the bond of greed and religion we still see today, the essence of which is our most serious problem in society.
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