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99th_Monkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-16-11 01:37 AM
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36. In 1968, there was nothing "tentative" about MLK, Sen.s Eugene McCarthy and Robt. F. Kennedy.
It's just that JFK and Martin got gunned down in cold blood.

This is an important point to not fuzz over, IMHO. thank you.
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  - 96th to rec. And darned sorry about it, too.  BlueIris   Oct-15-11 09:46 PM   #32 
  - K&R...but their are plenty that do remember......  Tippy   Oct-15-11 09:43 AM   #2 
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  - I intentionally chose not to define "what part" they owned in this OP  Tom Rinaldo   Oct-15-11 09:51 AM   #7 
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  - Cross his fingers the repugs nominate a nutcase?  Arctic Dave   Oct-15-11 06:03 PM   #25 
  - He wants to coopt this movement and use it against the GOP.  cui bono   Oct-16-11 01:15 AM   #35 
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  - Good point.  hulka38   Oct-16-11 07:37 AM   #38 
  - Biggest problem..................nt  Enthusiast   Oct-16-11 09:33 AM   #45 
  - The truth hurts,  woo me with science   Oct-17-11 09:36 AM   #50 
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  - For a more accurate parallel go back to the Long Depression, 1873-1896, in Great Britain  FarCenter   Oct-15-11 09:50 AM   #6 
  - I'm not up enough on British History  Tom Rinaldo   Oct-15-11 11:57 AM   #12 
  - Hobsbawm or Ferguson  FarCenter   Oct-15-11 05:53 PM   #22 
     - Thanks  Tom Rinaldo   Oct-15-11 07:03 PM   #28 
  - yes agree  lunasun   Oct-15-11 12:39 PM   #14 
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  - K & R  L0oniX   Oct-15-11 09:58 PM   #34 
  - In 1968, there was nothing "tentative" about MLK, Sen.s Eugene McCarthy and Robt. F. Kennedy.  99th_Monkey   Oct-16-11 01:37 AM   #36 
  - I don't disagree, but...  Tom Rinaldo   Oct-16-11 09:01 AM   #42 
  - Yes, we will need to over winter which is hard  tavalon   Oct-16-11 07:21 AM   #37 
  - Winter will be hard, but it will also harden people's committment and resolve  Tom Rinaldo   Oct-16-11 09:08 AM   #43 
  - Spot on.  Le Taz Hot   Oct-16-11 07:42 AM   #39 
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  - +1  leeroysphitz   Oct-16-11 11:46 AM   #48 
  - Excellent post  concord   Oct-16-11 11:10 AM   #47 
  - One kick for the work week n/t  Tom Rinaldo   Oct-17-11 08:23 AM   #49 

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