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bluestateguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-21-10 11:04 PM
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1. Gee this really is like 1994 again
Republicans ascendant and the Michael Fay case all over again too.
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  -Ex-US football player faces caning in Singapore RamboLiberal  Oct-21-10 11:00 PM   #0 
  - Gee this really is like 1994 again  bluestateguy   Oct-21-10 11:04 PM   #1 
  - I remember Michael Fay.  burning rain   Oct-22-10 02:10 AM   #10 
  - This is surreal...  derby378   Oct-21-10 11:06 PM   #2 
  - Same thing we do. Arrest people going back to Mexico.  Downwinder   Oct-21-10 11:13 PM   #4 
  - a mega-million-dollar boondoggle that fattens the Border Patrol's budget and enriches private corps  Kolesar   Oct-22-10 05:21 AM   #23 
  - Caning seems pretty extreme for what he did.  Mad_Dem_X   Oct-22-10 07:04 AM   #28 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-21-10 11:09 PM   #3 
  - I think you mean c'est pool. or c'est piscine.  Tunkamerica   Oct-22-10 12:26 AM   #7 
  - Have you been to Singapore? I have several times and it is anything but a cesspool  Turborama   Oct-22-10 02:32 AM   #12 
     - The Lee government confiscated the entire $400,000 budget of the Democratic Party  Kolesar   Oct-22-10 05:16 AM   #22 
        - I didn't know about that little nugget of history  Turborama   Oct-22-10 05:26 AM   #24 
           - I read it a year or so ago when I was perusing Singaporean news and blogs  Kolesar   Oct-22-10 06:01 AM   #25 
              - That's really ironic  Turborama   Oct-22-10 10:12 AM   #31 
                 - Citizens can be arrested for standing on a sidewalk holding placards  Kolesar   Oct-22-10 10:14 AM   #32 
                    - Singapore's Constitution: Freedom of Speech, Assembly and Association  Turborama   Oct-22-10 10:28 AM   #33 
  - Really? I just can't believe the Singaporean gov't would cane someone over something like this.  The Northerner   Oct-21-10 11:45 PM   #5 
  - Singapore is a heavy-handed authoritarian state  Chulanowa   Oct-22-10 12:26 AM   #6 
  - The people of Singapore are generally very proud of where they live and happy with their lifestyle  Turborama   Oct-22-10 02:39 AM   #13 
  - Cattle are happy with the feedlot, too  Chulanowa   Oct-22-10 03:01 AM   #14 
  - Have you been to Singapore? BTW Singaporeans are humans, not animals.  Turborama   Oct-22-10 03:13 AM   #15 
     - Yes, I've been to Singapore and it is a heavy handed authoritarian state  rpannier   Oct-22-10 04:02 AM   #16 
     - They have a lot of strict laws there but that hasn't turned it into a miserable place  Turborama   Oct-22-10 04:37 AM   #18 
     - It's called "analogy"  Chulanowa   Oct-22-10 07:00 AM   #27 
        - You can only tell if people are happy when you visit/experience where they live  Turborama   Oct-22-10 10:05 AM   #30 
           - I never said they weren't happy  Chulanowa   Oct-22-10 10:54 PM   #35 
  - Spoken like Big Brother himself.  DeltaLitProf   Oct-22-10 04:14 AM   #17 
     - You don't know me, I don't know you  Turborama   Oct-22-10 04:39 AM   #19 
  - By the way, they were "globalized" long before that phrase became commonly used  Turborama   Oct-22-10 05:09 AM   #21 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-22-10 12:31 AM   #8 
  - You're expressing a wish for the ethnic cleansing of Singapore by Tsunami?  Turborama   Oct-22-10 02:28 AM   #11 
  - Singapore is a backwards, authoritarian pit when it comes to human rights  Eryemil   Oct-22-10 06:19 AM   #26 
  - Michael Fay was mildly amusing and guess this is too  RZM   Oct-22-10 01:40 AM   #9 
  - The punishment doesn't bother me as much as the fact he was arrested leaving.  herbm   Oct-22-10 04:48 AM   #20 
  - That was my first thought as well...  hughee99   Oct-22-10 12:29 PM   #34 
  - so does the wife get the cane as well?  Blue_Tires   Oct-22-10 07:08 AM   #29 
 

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