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Lostnote06 Donating Member (161 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-25-06 02:08 PM
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34. Energy is the defining issue
.......Always has been always will be.......gotta have heat, water, etc.....I do not believe that violence although a trademark of our culture will rise to a level to which you suggestivly ascribe however I do share your frustrations.....The corruption of our most basic American values is so intertwined with the need to succeed that it is inevitable a cult of personality will barracade/bond itself so as to make for smooth sailing......I firmly believe in the goodness of mankind however our cliche driven culture must realign itself if "we the people"/America is to remain a beacon of hope for the rest of the world.....Nice place to visit, just don't drink the water.....best wishes and again nice post
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  - I agree---it's a very scary time.  GrumpyGreg   Mar-25-06 11:52 AM   #1 
  - But the damn media NEVER tells us the GOOD news!!!!!  BrklynLiberal   Mar-25-06 11:53 AM   #2 
  - Not likely. As long as there are gays and reproductive choice,  EST   Mar-25-06 12:00 PM   #5 
     - I'm not so sure..  sendero   Mar-25-06 06:29 PM   #49 
        - It's a testament to the sorry state of affairs  EST   Mar-25-06 10:39 PM   #54 
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  - The flags on those coffins  JeffR   Mar-25-06 12:02 PM   #7 
  - GREAT bumpersticker/poster concept  ldf   Mar-25-06 12:38 PM   #17 
     - Effective but grim  JeffR   Mar-25-06 12:49 PM   #19 
  - I'm not an economist either,  Delphinus   Mar-25-06 12:15 PM   #12 
  - You hit the Nail on the Head!!  capi888   Mar-25-06 12:00 PM   #4 
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  - I think you're spot on, and here's why...  converted_democrat   Mar-25-06 03:43 PM   #43 
  - Might be?  prolesunited   Mar-25-06 10:29 PM   #53 
  - Time to buy SILVER and GOLD  APPLE314   Mar-25-06 12:06 PM   #9 
  - I agree. I also agree with you that  cliss   Mar-25-06 12:59 PM   #25 
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  - Yeah..  sendero   Mar-25-06 06:33 PM   #51 
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  - K & R  tom_paine   Mar-25-06 12:09 PM   #10 
  - Tha was a great post, Former.  cliss   Mar-25-06 12:10 PM   #11 
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  - Human behavior in stress situations is predictable.  FormerRepublican   Mar-25-06 12:57 PM   #22 
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     - In my post I said:  FormerRepublican   Mar-25-06 02:33 PM   #37 
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              - The first step of activism is education.  FormerRepublican   Mar-26-06 11:43 AM   #78 
                 - My only bias  omega minimo   Mar-26-06 12:35 PM   #80 
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  - Dear God! Is that our future?  TheFarseer   Mar-25-06 04:13 PM   #45 
     - Official numbers  FatDave   Mar-25-06 06:16 PM   #46 
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  - What I wonder..  sendero   Mar-25-06 06:31 PM   #50 
  - It is scary  DemReadingDU   Mar-25-06 01:08 PM   #28 
  - Numbers, please  AngryAmish   Mar-25-06 01:10 PM   #29 
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  - And it's ALL deliberate.  TheGoldenRule   Mar-25-06 01:41 PM   #33 
  - Energy is the defining issue  Lostnote06   Mar-25-06 02:08 PM   #34 
  - I own a small business  JulieRB   Mar-25-06 02:36 PM   #38 
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  - Yikes!  sheelz   Mar-25-06 06:21 PM   #47 
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  - Question  AuntiBush   Mar-25-06 10:15 PM   #52 
  - No, Anti  Trailrider1951   Mar-26-06 10:15 AM   #70 
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     - Thanks  spinbaby   Mar-26-06 10:22 AM   #72 
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  - Bush never says anything the people who lost their jobs after  kayice   Mar-26-06 10:29 AM   #73 
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  - It's all just perspective. We've been living pretty high in this country,  lectrobyte   Mar-26-06 12:03 PM   #79 
 

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