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Blashyrkh Donating Member (816 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-23-07 12:41 AM
Response to Reply #50
54. My conscience is saying that allowing myself to be intimidated into silence is a bad thing.
The point in the OP stands.
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  -Don't you get it? "Successful" American lifestyle = oppression of somebody, somewhere. Chimpy McCokespoon  Oct-22-07 11:37 PM   #0 
  - Indeed. I don't think people wanna hear though.  Blashyrkh   Oct-22-07 11:46 PM   #1 
  - Couldn't you say the same of all success anywhere?  cigsandcoffee   Oct-22-07 11:53 PM   #2 
  - Get over yourself  Throd   Oct-22-07 11:54 PM   #3 
  - We seem to be in the same mood for the same reasons.  aquart   Oct-23-07 12:01 AM   #11 
  - Count me in on that mood.  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 12:02 AM   #13 
     - Mine are alive and safe. Evacuated.  aquart   Oct-23-07 12:13 AM   #23 
        - The fire came within a mile of us last night.  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 12:19 AM   # 
  - Get off the computer and go and be with them then.  Blashyrkh   Oct-23-07 12:05 AM   #15 
  - Unbelievable  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 12:08 AM   #17 
     - Whatever.  Blashyrkh   Oct-23-07 12:22 AM   #39 
        - A handful? Are you high?  Throd   Oct-23-07 12:25 AM   #42 
           - fuzzy math - close to a million have been evacuated in all of the fires here  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 12:28 AM   #43 
           - The handful refers to the number of posters in this thread, not the numbers of evacuations.  Blashyrkh   Oct-23-07 12:44 AM   #56 
           - So, what's the appropriate number of people in crisis before I can speak my mind?  Blashyrkh   Oct-23-07 12:29 AM   #45 
              - Try checking your conscience  Der Blaue Engel   Oct-23-07 12:35 AM   #50 
                 - My conscience is saying that allowing myself to be intimidated into silence is a bad thing.  Blashyrkh   Oct-23-07 12:41 AM   #54 
                    - The OP started out  incapsulated   Oct-23-07 12:46 AM   #58 
                    - Thank you for providing some context. Something sorely lacking these days.  Blashyrkh   Oct-23-07 12:52 AM   #60 
                       - no problem  incapsulated   Oct-23-07 12:57 AM   #65 
                    - "It must be such a desperate situation that you can find time to log onto DU and post some drivel."  Der Blaue Engel   Oct-23-07 12:56 AM   #63 
                       - Well it did mention "comrade" twice in 5 words.  Blashyrkh   Oct-23-07 01:08 AM   #70 
                          - I was referencing a Maoist website  Throd   Oct-23-07 01:15 AM   #73 
  - Don't feed the _______  AZBlue   Oct-23-07 12:12 AM   #21 
  - I don't appreciate being called a troll for defending my point of view.  Blashyrkh   Oct-23-07 12:23 AM   #40 
     - WTF are you talking about?  AZBlue   Oct-23-07 12:29 AM   #44 
     - Fair deal all round then.  Blashyrkh   Oct-23-07 12:43 AM   #55 
        - I definitely do make a distinction.  AZBlue   Oct-23-07 12:47 AM   #59 
           - Which I would have liked to have known before I set foot in this thread.  Blashyrkh   Oct-23-07 12:53 AM   #61 
              - Stick around awhile, you will be able to spot them a mile away after awhile.  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 01:00 AM   #67 
     - You did notice that the OP has been banned, right?  uppityperson   Oct-23-07 12:57 AM   #64 
        - There is nothing in this thread that indicates the OP is banned, so no, I didn't.  Blashyrkh   Oct-23-07 01:12 AM   #72 
  - Is the the People's LIberation Army of Palestine?  DBoon   Oct-23-07 12:13 AM   #24 
  - The only solution is mass suicide....  whoneedstickets   Oct-22-07 11:55 PM   #4 
  - *snort*  KitchenWitch   Oct-22-07 11:58 PM   #7 
     - How "progressive" of you..  Chimpy McCokespoon   Oct-23-07 12:07 AM   #16 
        - You know what?  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 12:10 AM   #18 
        - Yet you find time to post on the internet.  Chimpy McCokespoon   Oct-23-07 12:14 AM   #25 
           - The fire MOVED AWAY from my neighborhood.  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 12:16 AM   #28 
        - The virtual death of a troll..  incapsulated   Oct-23-07 12:11 AM   #19 
        - I agree  AZBlue   Oct-23-07 12:17 AM   #29 
        - It was only a helpful suggestion..  whoneedstickets   Oct-23-07 12:12 AM   #22 
  - A lot of successful Americans provide hundreds of jobs  Truth Hurts A Lot   Oct-22-07 11:57 PM   #5 
  - I hope you live in a cave, scavenging the ground for food  Marrah_G   Oct-22-07 11:57 PM   #6 
  - It may be true today, but it doesn't have to continue to be true.  porphyrian   Oct-22-07 11:59 PM   #8 
  - I do admit it. So?  aquart   Oct-23-07 12:00 AM   #9 
  - So sell your computer already.  Rhythm and Blue   Oct-23-07 12:00 AM   #10 
  - No, donate your computer to the Revolutionary Communist Party!  DBoon   Oct-23-07 12:20 AM   #36 
     - LOL, those guys. I remember reading their newsletters while eating lunch  Rhythm and Blue   Oct-23-07 12:22 AM   #38 
  - Oy vey.  incapsulated   Oct-23-07 12:02 AM   #12 
  - I agree.  democracyindanger   Oct-23-07 12:03 AM   #14 
  - figure this out  DS1   Oct-23-07 12:12 AM   #20 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-07 12:16 AM   #27 
     - It's over! nt  Rhythm and Blue   Oct-23-07 12:17 AM   #30 
        - thanks for the notice, that was a bit much.  uppityperson   Oct-23-07 12:18 AM   #33 
  - delete, don 't feed the trolls  uppityperson   Oct-23-07 12:14 AM   #26 
  - There is truth and a problem in what you are saying too...  lvx35   Oct-23-07 12:18 AM   #31 
  - oh dear you disrupted poorly.  chimpsrsmarter   Oct-23-07 12:18 AM   #32 
  - Thought I smelled pizza...  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 12:20 AM   #35 
     - he threw himself into the volcano on behalf of all the people he's "Getting fat" off.  chimpsrsmarter   Oct-23-07 12:21 AM   #37 
     - awfully charitable of him.  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 12:23 AM   #41 
     - I don't get the pizza reference... A little help?  walldude   Oct-23-07 12:32 AM   #47 
        - Tombstone is a brand of pizza and this fellow has one  LeftCoast   Oct-23-07 12:33 AM   #48 
        - tomsbtone---like the brand of pizza.  chimpsrsmarter   Oct-23-07 12:34 AM   #49 
        - LOL yeah I was coming back in to say I figured it out..  walldude   Oct-23-07 12:36 AM   #52 
        - Tombstone Pizza.  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 12:35 AM   #51 
  - Comrade Avakian! I salute you!  DBoon   Oct-23-07 12:19 AM   #34 
  - Nice tombstone  LeftCoast   Oct-23-07 12:31 AM   #46 
  - That particular shade of granite is quite stately!  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 12:37 AM   #53 
     - Someone gave up a nice kitchen counter for that troll  LeftCoast   Oct-23-07 12:46 AM   #57 
        - I am afraid I gave up the nice kitchen counter for him  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 12:54 AM   #62 
           - You know. That's what I love about DUers.  LeftCoast   Oct-23-07 12:58 AM   #66 
              - I SO needed that laugh!  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 01:01 AM   #68 
                 - I'm glad I could bring a smile to you  LeftCoast   Oct-23-07 01:06 AM   #69 
                    - I promise I will  KitchenWitch   Oct-23-07 01:11 AM   #71 
                       - I know it was a close call for you, and the threat is not over yet. I have two words for you.  Indi Guy   Oct-23-07 03:32 AM   #74 
  - I was going to rant to this until I saw the TS.  JTFrog   Oct-23-07 03:41 AM   #75 
  - Locking  muriel_volestrangler   Oct-23-07 05:01 AM   #76 
 

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