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Raine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-11 06:28 PM
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64. "Charade" perfect term ... part game and part theater
all to screw the public over but good. :mad:
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  -Naomi Klein pulls no punches in her comments about the debt ceiling charade G_j  Jul-21-11 10:08 AM   #0 
  - Corporate America invested a lot in Obama and now they want there due.  Skink   Jul-21-11 10:09 AM   #1 
  - Yep - they brought him to the big dance. nt  DURHAM D   Jul-21-11 10:11 AM   #2 
  - They've already got what they paid for tenfold  Horse with no Name   Jul-21-11 10:11 AM   #3 
  - Now TPTB want to  femrap   Jul-21-11 10:25 AM   #12 
  - Yeap, there's no such thing as congress...they don't exist  uponit7771   Jul-21-11 01:57 PM   #24 
  - Right ... FED, back room deals, commissions and panels -- have taken over their job!!  defendandprotect   Jul-22-11 04:56 AM   #119 
  - I have resisted that conclusion for a long time.  Enthusiast   Jul-22-11 04:04 AM   #110 
  - So completely are Americans bamboozled  peace frog   Jul-21-11 10:11 AM   #4 
  - Speak for yourself, bro.  whathehell   Jul-21-11 02:44 PM   #29 
  - KNR!  tekisui   Jul-21-11 10:13 AM   #5 
  - Charade is the word for it alright  tularetom   Jul-21-11 10:13 AM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-21-11 11:01 AM   #18 
  - obamafans huh? cute.  dionysus   Jul-21-11 08:15 PM   #83 
  - Brother, when you are right you are right!  lark   Jul-21-11 04:15 PM   #36 
  - I came to the same conclusion you did:  Raksha   Jul-21-11 04:21 PM   #38 
  - I have thought the same for a long long time. Obama is as transparent  neoralme   Jul-21-11 04:48 PM   #47 
  - Those of us who do  SusanaMontana41   Jul-21-11 08:58 PM   #91 
  - they have taken  whathappened   Jul-21-11 11:12 PM   #97 
  - Sorry to hear about that.  truedelphi   Jul-22-11 02:17 AM   #106 
  - "What I don't understand is why EVERYONE doesn't see through this stupid game."  inna   Jul-22-11 12:22 AM   #103 
     - The lies are protected by SILENCE of our "free press" and Democratic Party -- !!  defendandprotect   Jul-22-11 05:00 AM   #121 
  - So complete is corporate dominance, their actions are now sport.  SteveM   Jul-21-11 04:29 PM   #41 
  - To me, Bush Jr. was the epitome of that. Bad policy purely to fuck with people  saras   Jul-21-11 07:43 PM   #69 
     - He was a wrecker who wrote in all off as privatizing everything.  SteveM   Jul-22-11 03:52 PM   #134 
  - Ding Ding Ding....unfortunately, you hit the nail on the head  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-21-11 08:06 PM   #78 
  - +1  grahamhgreen   Jul-22-11 12:09 AM   #101 
  - It is a carefully crafted operation.  Enthusiast   Jul-22-11 04:12 AM   #113 
  - "Trumped up crisis to raid the public purse ..." Bang-on. The Shock Doctrine continues.  DirkGently   Jul-21-11 10:14 AM   #7 
  - kr  defendandprotect   Jul-22-11 05:01 AM   #122 
  - Thank you Ms. Klein  Auggie   Jul-21-11 10:14 AM   #8 
  - What she said.  Chimichurri   Jul-21-11 10:15 AM   #9 
  - Klein's textbook definition of the shock doctrine  FlyByNight   Jul-21-11 10:16 AM   #10 
  - Gee, where are all the  robdogbucky   Jul-21-11 10:25 AM   #11 
  - Done & Shared . . .  patrice   Jul-21-11 10:37 AM   #13 
  - Greenspan wanted Nixon to shock us back in 1972  SOS   Jul-21-11 10:37 AM   #14 
  - Labyrinth, the book by Taylor Smith as told by Eugene Propper  robdogbucky   Jul-21-11 10:55 AM   #16 
  - +1  IDemo   Jul-21-11 10:57 AM   #17 
  - Randians still support that way of running a country. Many Dems have been brainwashed by business.  freshwest   Jul-21-11 04:06 PM   #34 
  - Brainwashed or bought? It's the system my friends  socialist_n_TN   Jul-21-11 08:02 PM   #76 
     - The only problem is that solution requires a generation of boot on the neck fascism to change.  freshwest   Jul-21-11 09:40 PM   #93 
        - Where did I promote violent revolution?  socialist_n_TN   Jul-22-11 05:24 PM   #137 
  - You nailed it, SOS!  tex-wyo-dem   Jul-21-11 11:46 PM   #99 
  - I can't stomach Laura Ingram.  Enthusiast   Jul-22-11 04:17 AM   #114 
  - Chile in 1973  G_j   Jul-23-11 09:43 AM   #138 
  - Exactly. K&R n/t  myrna minx   Jul-21-11 10:38 AM   #15 
  - . .  Karenina   Jul-21-11 12:31 PM   #19 
  - The current moment comprehended perfectly.  undeterred   Jul-21-11 12:34 PM   #20 
  - Naomi is my hero.  Eddie Haskell   Jul-21-11 12:36 PM   #21 
  - It's time to call their bluff  izquierdista   Jul-21-11 01:44 PM   #22 
  - shakedown is the right word..much like the bank bailout..  xiamiam   Jul-21-11 05:53 PM   #55 
  - Anyone who owes any debt or plans to buy a house in the next quarter century would be hurt  Creideiki   Jul-22-11 06:10 AM   #124 
  - Ding ding Naomi is the winner  malaise   Jul-21-11 01:52 PM   #23 
  - K&R  JDPriestly   Jul-21-11 01:58 PM   #25 
  - How? How do we fight these traitors and gangsters? They'll shoot us.  Octafish   Jul-21-11 01:58 PM   #26 
  - And you'll hear no explanation from this armed lefty. nt  SteveM   Jul-21-11 03:55 PM   #31 
  - Nor this one. My response to these goons will not be going  neoralme   Jul-21-11 04:10 PM   #35 
  - Yes. I prefer my demonstrations in the street....  SteveM   Jul-21-11 04:25 PM   #40 
     - I'm not positive the military would fire on us. The police  neoralme   Jul-21-11 04:36 PM   #44 
        - online social networking will be the key..nt  xiamiam   Jul-21-11 05:55 PM   #56 
           - Yes. Like for Egypt. I guess that means joining one. Do you think  neoralme   Jul-21-11 05:59 PM   #58 
              - this is one..nt  xiamiam   Jul-21-11 06:04 PM   #61 
                 - This is one?  N_E_1 for Tennis   Jul-22-11 10:02 AM   #131 
                    - it is a public forum with tons of linked info and mostly principled dialogue  xiamiam   Jul-22-11 01:08 PM   #132 
  - Nor this one SteveM they think we're all just gonna roll over......NOT!  louslobbs   Jul-21-11 05:24 PM   #53 
     - Too old and fat to get down and roll like a dog!  SteveM   Jul-22-11 03:54 PM   #135 
  - No. The people they will order to shoot us are US! The police and  The Big Vetolski   Jul-21-11 07:56 PM   #72 
  - yeah, the police and the army are so progressive, just like us. nt  tomp   Jul-22-11 05:00 AM   #120 
  - Well, I've said it before and you said it here  socialist_n_TN   Jul-21-11 08:08 PM   #80 
  - K&R  swilton   Jul-21-11 01:59 PM   #27 
  - The fact that this thread hasn't been derailed yet  Kaleko   Jul-21-11 02:05 PM   #28 
  - I think you are onto something here...nt  The Big Vetolski   Jul-21-11 07:57 PM   #73 
  - A number of us had said what Naomi is saying from the beginning of  harun   Jul-22-11 09:22 AM   #130 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Jul-21-11 02:47 PM   #30 
  - She nails it....K and R.  Faryn Balyncd   Jul-21-11 03:56 PM   #32 
  - Damned straight. Invoke the 14th. Arrest the robber barons.  freshwest   Jul-21-11 04:04 PM   #33 
  - It IS doable. Those who oppose the 14th Amendment are guilty of  The Big Vetolski   Jul-21-11 07:58 PM   #74 
     - I'd say so. I wish enough people read the Consitution to show up and say somthing.  freshwest   Jul-21-11 09:30 PM   #92 
  - Businesses that don't "work" shut down. This government  russspeakeasy   Jul-21-11 04:21 PM   #37 
  - She is right, as usual.  potone   Jul-21-11 04:24 PM   #39 
  - These people laugh at petitions. I have a few ideas but they cannot  neoralme   Jul-21-11 05:02 PM   #50 
  - the "Chicago boys"  Enrique   Jul-21-11 04:30 PM   #42 
  - K&R Klein for WH Chief of Staff.  Jakes Progress   Jul-21-11 04:32 PM   #43 
  - Let's face it,  Kaleko   Jul-21-11 08:39 PM   #89 
     - I like to give some here an out.  Jakes Progress   Jul-21-11 10:49 PM   #94 
  - Also - read James Galbraith's "The Predator State"  hifiguy   Jul-21-11 04:44 PM   #45 
  - Yup, a charade ably presented by our fearless Forth Estate. nt  Demoiselle   Jul-21-11 04:48 PM   #46 
  - K&R Glad she is speaking publicly. nt  woo me with science   Jul-21-11 04:50 PM   #48 
  - Oh, but they're repealing DADT so that makes it all right. Sure, none  valerief   Jul-21-11 04:59 PM   #49 
  - But "they" say there's no class warfare in America.  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-21-11 05:04 PM   #51 
  - K&R  highplainsdem   Jul-21-11 05:08 PM   #52 
  - It's so damn obvious -- how can people NOT see it?  scarletwoman   Jul-21-11 05:45 PM   #54 
  - how?  xiamiam   Jul-21-11 06:02 PM   #60 
  - Each one teach one. We have to become guerilla warriors planting seeds of rebellion wherever we can.  scarletwoman   Jul-21-11 06:23 PM   #63 
  - How can people NOT see it?  Enthusiast   Jul-22-11 04:24 AM   #115 
  - it blows my mind to pieces  G_j   Jul-22-11 03:05 PM   #133 
  - Yet another potential show for Current  KamaAina   Jul-21-11 05:56 PM   #57 
  - This charade did not start with Obama. We have been playing shock  jwirr   Jul-21-11 06:00 PM   #59 
  - We are the victims of an elaborate ruse.  Enthusiast   Jul-22-11 04:28 AM   #116 
  - Klein explains it all.  Mimosa   Jul-21-11 06:17 PM   #62 
  - "Charade" perfect term ... part game and part theater  Raine   Jul-21-11 06:28 PM   #64 
  - What are WE, THE PEOPLE, going to do about this?  paparush   Jul-21-11 06:48 PM   #65 
  - The Donkey is dying  SHRED   Jul-21-11 06:53 PM   #66 
  - Representative government is dying. nt  woo me with science   Jul-21-11 06:54 PM   #67 
     - representative government is alive and well.  provis99   Jul-21-11 07:53 PM   #71 
     - In this nation.  Enthusiast   Jul-22-11 04:31 AM   #117 
  - She has a remakable ability to cut through the bullshit  Canuckistanian   Jul-21-11 07:36 PM   #68 
  - Get off your seats and take to the streets....  Butch350   Jul-21-11 07:47 PM   #70 
  - k&r  yardwork   Jul-21-11 07:59 PM   #75 
  - This might be the most important post of the year  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-21-11 08:05 PM   #77 
  - say it loud. kr nt  ooglymoogly   Jul-21-11 08:06 PM   #79 
  - Absolutely...they will profit & it's the reason they game us.  mother earth   Jul-21-11 08:10 PM   #81 
  - + 1,000,000,000... What She Said !!! - HUGE K & R !!!  WillyT   Jul-21-11 08:13 PM   #82 
  - Love Naomi... K&R  whatchamacallit   Jul-21-11 08:19 PM   #84 
  - K&R!  blackspade   Jul-21-11 08:20 PM   #85 
  - Who is Naomi Klein?  Major Hogwash   Jul-21-11 08:28 PM   #86 
  - She nailed it! Her book is a great read  MadMaddie   Jul-21-11 08:33 PM   #87 
  - K and R  orbitalman   Jul-21-11 08:37 PM   #88 
  - I am passing that quote on to everybody I know.  alfredo   Jul-21-11 08:53 PM   #90 
  - Bohner is a liar. So is Obama.  CoffeeCat   Jul-21-11 11:03 PM   #95 
  - +100  libmom74   Jul-22-11 02:42 AM   #107 
  - AMEN  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-21-11 11:05 PM   #96 
  - damn right. thank you for posting this.  inna   Jul-21-11 11:16 PM   #98 
  - They read your book Naomi! You should be flattered.  kenny blankenship   Jul-21-11 11:52 PM   #100 
  - Amen.  grahamhgreen   Jul-22-11 12:11 AM   #102 
  - Tell it, Naomi  democrank   Jul-22-11 01:25 AM   #104 
  - K&R.  Desertrose   Jul-22-11 01:30 AM   #105 
  - Proud to be rec 293.  lob1   Jul-22-11 03:49 AM   #108 
  - Social Security and Medicare are not a Part of the Budget  BillyJBlackman   Jul-22-11 03:52 AM   #109 
  - Acting as if social security contributed to the debt  Enthusiast   Jul-22-11 04:35 AM   #118 
  - Kicked and recommended!  Enthusiast   Jul-22-11 04:06 AM   #111 
  - K&R n/t  OneGrassRoot   Jul-22-11 04:07 AM   #112 
  - Thanks for posting  SpiralHawk   Jul-22-11 05:35 AM   #123 
  - Drowning America in a bathtub, "bi-partisan" style.  blkmusclmachine   Jul-22-11 07:25 AM   #125 
  - Drowning Americans in a swamp, bi-partisan style.  Fuddnik   Jul-22-11 08:17 AM   #127 
  - No shit!  lonestarnot   Jul-22-11 07:45 AM   #126 
  - Proud to be the 334th REC. nt  bertman   Jul-22-11 08:40 AM   #128 
  - I haven't missed voting a single time and I'm still getting the GOPer  Hubert Flottz   Jul-22-11 08:47 AM   #129 
  - Kick  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 04:54 PM   #136 
  - Kick. nt  woo me with science   Jul-23-11 11:46 AM   #139 
  - message appropriate for today.. nt  G_j   Jul-24-11 05:08 PM   #140 
 

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