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Chulanowa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-25-10 11:52 PM
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144. Are you aware of the difference between "a given" and "an accident"?
Seriously. Your argument is that the existence of oil derricks guarantees that all of them will undergo catastrophic destruction.

It's a risk. And I'm on hte fence as to whether the risk is "worth it" - but your reaction, to start screaming and yanking your cock over what a fucking devil Obama is because you assume the worst is fucking stupid.
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  -"It can't happen here." nadinbrzezinski  Apr-24-10 01:01 AM   #0 
  - I'm afraid it IS happening here. Nazi America in Arizona first  WillYourVoteBCounted   Apr-24-10 01:05 AM   #1 
  - It depends on what DOJ  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 01:11 AM   #6 
  - So far, this DOJ has been too busy defending the indefensible.  mmonk   Apr-24-10 05:39 AM   #41 
  - I agree. The DOJ needs to act....  lib2DaBone   Apr-25-10 04:42 PM   #137 
  - i live here and i'm appalled.  DesertFlower   Apr-24-10 03:03 AM   #32 
  - By the time you think it might be "happening here", it already happened. K&R  Richard Steele   Apr-24-10 01:05 AM   #2 
  - I've had this conversation for years  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 01:08 AM   #4 
  - I recommended this thread, but someone unrecommended right after  WillYourVoteBCounted   Apr-24-10 01:07 AM   #3 
  - Well some folks get too scared  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 01:09 AM   #5 
  - Some are scared  laughingliberal   Apr-24-10 01:17 AM   #9 
     - Now that is a comparison that don't work  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 01:18 AM   #10 
        - Lol. American version of trains running on time = My 401k is growing. nt  laughingliberal   Apr-24-10 01:20 AM   #12 
  - Some Americans think it's unpatriotic to point out when our government  Cleita   Apr-24-10 02:49 PM   #61 
  - Revolt in 2100  wolfgangmo   Apr-24-10 04:28 PM   #69 
     - Thanks for the recommendation, wolfgangmo. I have often thought the same thing when  bertman   Apr-25-10 12:17 AM   #102 
     - time travelers regularily kidnap authors?  GSanon   Apr-25-10 10:04 AM   #112 
     - The Handmaid's Tale is much closer and more relevent  nightgaunt   Apr-28-10 01:46 PM   #168 
  - you'd never hear me saying that  Skittles   Apr-24-10 01:12 AM   #7 
  - Or scared, never forget that one  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 01:13 AM   #8 
  - K&R  Odin2005   Apr-24-10 01:19 AM   #11 
  - "With New Law, Outlook for Arizona Tourism Not Good;"  flyingobject   Apr-24-10 01:28 AM   #13 
  - Well sorry for them, but I am not going to spend a red cent  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 01:32 AM   #14 
  - the tourist industry was never consulted when Obama signed Drill Baby drill in Fla either..  flyarm   Apr-24-10 02:13 AM   #27 
  - I frequently visited Dauphin Island  Chulanowa   Apr-25-10 12:47 AM   #106 
  - I guess you fucking missed this ..right???????????  flyarm   Apr-25-10 08:17 PM   #138 
     - Are you aware of the difference between "a given" and "an accident"?  Chulanowa   Apr-25-10 11:52 PM   #144 
        - #1 I am a woman, I don't have a cock to yank.#2 many of the Oil rigs were destroyed and spilled oil  flyarm   Apr-26-10 11:17 PM   #158 
  - It bothers me as someone who currently lives in FL as a Dem and as someone who gives a shit about  axollot   Apr-25-10 10:12 PM   #141 
  - I wouldn't travel there now  varelse   Apr-25-10 10:07 AM   #113 
  - Sorry for those who are in opposition who will be harmed, but  Flying Dream Blues   Apr-25-10 03:27 PM   #136 
  - Really?  MuseRider   Apr-24-10 01:33 AM   #15 
  - There are people here who do beleive in American Exceptionalism  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 01:39 AM   #18 
  - what next, identification tattoos?  flyingobject   Apr-24-10 01:36 AM   #16 
  - Don't give them any ideas...  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 01:40 AM   #19 
  - I don't see the sky falling YET . . .  pinboy3niner   Apr-24-10 01:39 AM   #17 
  - The echos are just echos... but sometimes echos become real  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 01:42 AM   #20 
  - If media fairness is not restored  Enthusiast   Apr-24-10 01:50 AM   #21 
  - It alrady is happening here  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 01:55 AM   #22 
     - Oh yes. nt  Enthusiast   Apr-24-10 03:33 AM   #34 
  - It really can't  treestar   Apr-24-10 01:57 AM   #23 
  - And that is the heart of American Exceptionalism  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 02:00 AM   #24 
  - None so blind as those...  laughingliberal   Apr-24-10 02:02 AM   #25 
  - Ah them trains running in time  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 02:07 AM   #26 
  - It is so ingrained people do not stop to question their own beliefs  laughingliberal   Apr-24-10 02:25 AM   #29 
  - Yes they did...  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-24-10 02:30 AM   #31 
  - Yes, LL, others did accuse those who expressed concerns  sabrina 1   Apr-25-10 02:06 PM   #128 
  - It's not just us  treestar   Apr-24-10 12:28 PM   #44 
     - Given this country started with slave labor, no you silly not black  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-26-10 11:38 AM   #156 
  - Everyone who disagrees with you is rich?  treestar   Apr-24-10 12:29 PM   #45 
     - It's a reference to an earlier post in the thread  laughingliberal   Apr-24-10 11:13 PM   #95 
  - It's not absolute but it is close  treestar   Apr-24-10 12:23 PM   #42 
  - If by surviving Bushco after 9/11 I suppose if drawing breath qualifies as 'surviving' we did  laughingliberal   Apr-24-10 11:18 PM   #96 
  - Don't count your chickens yet.  Hardrada   Apr-25-10 12:15 AM   #101 
  - Look at today's SCOTUS.  Dappleganger   Apr-27-10 01:59 PM   #165 
  - Actually, it can happen anywhere- Constitution or not  cali   Apr-24-10 03:46 AM   #36 
  - Weimar Germany had a functioning democracy with a Constitution.  no_hypocrisy   Apr-24-10 05:39 AM   #40 
  - But Weimar Germany didn't have as diverse a population.  treestar   Apr-24-10 12:26 PM   #43 
  - All good points.  no_hypocrisy   Apr-24-10 12:38 PM   #48 
  - Ummmm.  wolfgangmo   Apr-24-10 04:33 PM   #71 
  - WW 1 started in a country because of too much diversity.  dixiegrrrrl   Apr-24-10 04:57 PM   #73 
  - But I can be pulled over and jailed in Arizona.  Bette Noir   Apr-25-10 12:34 AM   #104 
  - Hitler would have had a much more difficult time suspending the German equivalents  Hosnon   Apr-24-10 05:37 PM   #81 
  - no_hypocrisy  Diclotican   Apr-25-10 01:25 PM   #123 
  - US under State of Emergency supersedes Constitution,  dixiegrrrrl   Apr-25-10 01:46 PM   #125 
  - The German Republic's constitution was wonderful as well.  wolfgangmo   Apr-24-10 04:31 PM   #70 
  - Um no. Any constitution that explicitly provides for the wholesale suspension of basic liberties  Hosnon   Apr-24-10 05:33 PM   #79 
  - You mean the same SCOTUS that installed Bush as president  Hansel   Apr-25-10 02:24 PM   #131 
  - Well said, my thoughts exactly! nt  Dappleganger   Apr-27-10 02:00 PM   #166 
  - The Constitution is just a "worthless piece of paper" to the PTB.  Odin2005   Apr-25-10 11:01 PM   #142 
  - Which Constitution?  atreides1   Apr-27-10 10:39 AM   #163 
  - K&R.  Solly Mack   Apr-24-10 02:23 AM   #28 
  - .  Major Hogwash   Apr-24-10 02:26 AM   #30 
  - freepers have been posting this.  cali   Apr-24-10 03:30 AM   #33 
  - I question that is could happen anywhere with global communications  treestar   Apr-24-10 12:31 PM   #46 
  - well, yes, but say it were to happen here, complete with camps  cali   Apr-24-10 02:22 PM   #54 
     - I think this is the proper question to ask.  Usrename   Apr-25-10 12:12 AM   #100 
  - at least not at the moment?  William Z. Foster   Apr-28-10 01:58 PM   #169 
  - Whether it's the volcanic ash disrupting air traffic or this heinous new law  cali   Apr-24-10 03:35 AM   #35 
  - been there, read it. way ahead of its time. n/t  pepperbear   Apr-24-10 05:17 AM   #37 
  - It CAN happen, here or anywhere.  hobbit709   Apr-24-10 05:21 AM   #38 
  - It can be read here:  csziggy   Apr-24-10 05:28 AM   #39 
  - Thanks for the link--bookmarked nt  pinboy3niner   Apr-24-10 06:12 PM   #82 
  - As you mention being wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross,  Blue_In_AK   Apr-24-10 12:33 PM   #47 
  - I am very, very concerned....  kentuck   Apr-24-10 12:43 PM   #49 
  - A long time ago someone asked me I'm always watching the news because it was always a bummer.  hobbit709   Apr-24-10 01:50 PM   #51 
     - Most excellent point.  dixiegrrrrl   Apr-24-10 02:20 PM   #53 
  - "Know When To Fucking Run"  troubledamerican   Apr-24-10 01:45 PM   #50 
  - I have read many diaries and stories of people in Germany  dixiegrrrrl   Apr-24-10 02:19 PM   #52 
  - Correction, the Katyn massacre was blamed on the Germans  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-24-10 07:41 PM   #85 
  - Yes, I stand corrected. Thank you.  dixiegrrrrl   Apr-25-10 01:52 PM   #126 
  - Twas the Soviets. Something my Polish wife made sure I knew.  KonaKane   Apr-26-10 12:24 AM   #151 
  - Agreed. One great scene in "Schindler's List" is  troubledamerican   Apr-24-10 08:16 PM   #88 
  - I wish I had a buck for every time this has been posted here over the last few years  cali   Apr-24-10 02:30 PM   #56 
  - Sorry Cali but we are further in than we were when Bush first took office.  Cleita   Apr-24-10 02:44 PM   #59 
  - I disagree.  cali   Apr-24-10 02:58 PM   #62 
     - If we lose majorities in Congress in November, Obama's not going  Cleita   Apr-24-10 03:37 PM   #63 
        - How right you are. n/t  Fire1   Apr-24-10 04:07 PM   #67 
        - We have a majority NOW yet the train wreck is getting worse.  dixiegrrrrl   Apr-25-10 01:55 PM   #127 
  - You didn't ask when I think it'll happen.  troubledamerican   Apr-24-10 08:18 PM   #89 
  - Children of Survivors know that this comes  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-25-10 11:52 PM   #145 
  - How many times I have heard those words over these past years  underseasurveyor   Apr-24-10 02:25 PM   #55 
  - Thank you for this. Americans have to wake up to what is happening under  Cleita   Apr-24-10 02:36 PM   #57 
  - Bavaria...  Karenina   Apr-24-10 05:13 PM   #75 
  - Many of us DO see it, but in Weimar Germany did many see it then? Is this a difference?  Kablooie   Apr-24-10 02:39 PM   #58 
  - Many did and they found themselves on the outside looking in.  Cleita   Apr-24-10 02:47 PM   #60 
  - LOL  humbled_opinion   Apr-24-10 03:56 PM   #64 
  - I replied to the wrong post, but this might make you smile:  Usrename   Apr-24-10 11:38 PM   #98 
  - Every body should read that book....  WCGreen   Apr-24-10 03:58 PM   #65 
  - Am I to understand that a belief that this Arizona law will be...  Dr Morbius   Apr-24-10 04:04 PM   #66 
  - Another chicken little thread.  proteus_lives   Apr-24-10 04:12 PM   #68 
  - Go roll your eyes somewhere else. I have yet to read one worthwhile thing you have to say. /ignore  Bluebear   Apr-24-10 05:23 PM   #76 
  - Who are you?  proteus_lives   Apr-24-10 05:32 PM   #78 
     - Denial is the refuge of cowards who lack the courage and intellectual honesty to face reality.  TheWatcher   Apr-25-10 10:14 AM   #114 
        - Indeed!  Karenina   Apr-25-10 10:33 AM   #115 
        - Hyperbole.  proteus_lives   Apr-25-10 03:22 PM   #133 
        - I've got your back sister anytime you return to our soil-it's happening but so is the resistance as  bobthedrummer   Apr-28-10 02:37 PM   #171 
        - I'm fighting for intellectual honesty.  proteus_lives   Apr-25-10 03:21 PM   #132 
  - They are getting hysterical over a law that isn't even in effect yet.  azmouse   Apr-24-10 05:34 PM   #80 
  - Uh, yeah. A law that says I can be pulled over for no reason,  Bette Noir   Apr-25-10 12:52 AM   #108 
  - 'Zona Mschen... THEY  Karenina   Apr-25-10 10:52 AM   #116 
  - Your sarcasm is noted and not well done.  azmouse   Apr-25-10 12:08 PM   #119 
     - I lived in Phoenix for six months.  Karenina   Apr-25-10 12:34 PM   #120 
     - This is not about you  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-26-10 12:14 AM   #149 
  - The issue is that such a law would be unthinkable  dixiegrrrrl   Apr-25-10 02:13 PM   #129 
  - Well given that MY US PASSPORT IS NOT VALID  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-26-10 12:07 AM   #147 
     - The law doesn't take effect for 90 days....OR PERHAPS YOU MISSED THAT?  azmouse   Apr-26-10 10:02 AM   #154 
        - And they have already DETAINED people for being brown  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-26-10 11:30 AM   #155 
  - Are You Glad The Nazis Were Defeated In WWII?  Paladin   Apr-24-10 06:39 PM   #83 
  - What's your point cowboy?  proteus_lives   Apr-24-10 06:54 PM   #84 
     - You're Protesting Too Much As To Nazi Comparisons. (n/t)  Paladin   Apr-25-10 12:40 PM   #121 
        - Ahh.  proteus_lives   Apr-25-10 03:23 PM   #134 
           - Perhaops this is less insulting to you?  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-26-10 12:06 AM   #146 
              - Scary lists and pictures!  proteus_lives   Apr-26-10 04:32 PM   #157 
                 - As I said, it has never happened here...  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-27-10 01:09 AM   #161 
  - You sound like Orrin Hatch calling Clinton's 1997 terrorism bill "Chicken Little stuff".  troubledamerican   Apr-24-10 08:20 PM   #90 
  - It is happening here  Angry Dragon   Apr-24-10 04:44 PM   #72 
  - Unfortunately, this is only one example of the delusion of  skepticscott   Apr-24-10 04:59 PM   #74 
  - Truly outstanding k*r  autorank   Apr-24-10 05:26 PM   #77 
  - One of my favorite books, ever.  KonaKane   Apr-24-10 07:47 PM   #86 
  - It has already happened here.  foxfeet   Apr-24-10 07:56 PM   #87 
  - DU this CNN poll on the AZ law:  Liberty Belle   Apr-24-10 10:41 PM   #91 
  - You forgot the link -- !!  defendandprotect   Apr-24-10 10:58 PM   #94 
  - Sure it can. All you have to do is say "oversensitive" and "reverse-racism" for about 15 years...  BlooInBloo   Apr-24-10 10:44 PM   #92 
  - Allen Dulles didn't bring in tens of thousands . . .  defendandprotect   Apr-24-10 10:58 PM   #93 
  - +1 nt  laughingliberal   Apr-24-10 11:27 PM   #97 
  - I don't have to go there  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-25-10 11:49 PM   #143 
  - Check out this sub-thread from a while back:  Usrename   Apr-24-10 11:50 PM   #99 
  - Recommend. Although, I take issue with one part, Nadin. The last words should read  bertman   Apr-25-10 12:25 AM   #103 
  - Correct, but first you need to get people to wake up  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-26-10 12:09 AM   #148 
  - we're either america  shugah   Apr-25-10 12:41 AM   #105 
  - They just have better pr this time, is all...  grahamhgreen   Apr-25-10 12:47 AM   #107 
  - My husband was a child in NAZI Austria. The Bush era reminded him  JDPriestly   Apr-25-10 01:19 AM   #109 
  - It can't happen here...  workinclasszero   Apr-25-10 06:40 AM   #110 
  - I had the same....  GTurck   Apr-25-10 08:32 AM   #111 
  - thank you for putting into words what I have written here many times during bush regime  2Design   Apr-25-10 11:27 AM   #117 
  - The AZ law reminds me of the Mexican Repatriation  suffragette   Apr-25-10 11:58 AM   #118 
  - Very good, and it is similar in intent as well  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-26-10 12:32 AM   #152 
  - kick (n/t)  area51   Apr-25-10 01:13 PM   #122 
  - There are...............  BobbyBoring   Apr-25-10 01:29 PM   #124 
  - Welcom to DU  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-26-10 12:49 AM   #153 
  - I am SO kicking this up.  dixiegrrrrl   Apr-25-10 02:24 PM   #130 
  - My question is...  mojowork_n   Apr-25-10 03:24 PM   #135 
  - Your questions are to the depth of this  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-26-10 12:21 AM   #150 
  - duplicate of next post  cliffordu   Apr-25-10 08:31 PM   #139 
  - Not to worry.  cliffordu   Apr-25-10 08:31 PM   #140 
  - Kick  Scurrilous   Apr-27-10 01:03 AM   #159 
  - Oh hell. Racism is a long standing American tradition against any growing foreign population.  Kablooie   Apr-27-10 01:05 AM   #160 
  - Yep made that point here  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-27-10 01:10 AM   #162 
  - A giant fucking K&R nt  Dappleganger   Apr-27-10 01:19 PM   #164 
  - USA carries out genocide in other countries for decades  nightgaunt   Apr-28-10 01:38 PM   #167 
  - "Would anyone like to read 'It Can't Happen Here' online?" (archived slad thread started 6-23-07)  bobthedrummer   Apr-28-10 02:24 PM   #170 
 

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