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chaska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-26-11 12:58 PM
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19. 200, not 250.
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  -We are entering the "you can't touch me you poor fuckers" phase of capitalism salinen  Mar-26-11 10:41 AM   #0 
  - With all due respect to the founding fathers  madokie   Mar-26-11 10:44 AM   #1 
  - as a door nail  salinen   Mar-26-11 10:58 AM   #5 
     - As much as I hate to think it  madokie   Mar-26-11 05:50 PM   #32 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-26-11 10:46 AM   #2 
  - Well, this strain of democracy, at any rate. The social strain of it seems to be working...  ClassWarrior   Mar-26-11 10:46 AM   #3 
  - And that is encouraging  salinen   Mar-26-11 10:50 AM   #4 
     - Which means that we have a responsibility to strongly warn them of corporatism.  bobbolink   Mar-26-11 02:10 PM   #25 
  - A side effect of the collapse of Communism.  wurzel   Mar-26-11 10:59 AM   #6 
  - RU kidding? Capitalists LOVE communism.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-26-11 08:00 PM   #42 
  - china is communist? who knew.  Hannah Bell   Mar-27-11 02:01 AM   #69 
  - The large pools of slave labor drew capitalists like flies to shit.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-27-11 10:57 AM   #113 
  - China is not an example of communism.  Enthusiast   Mar-27-11 09:23 AM   #96 
     - It isn't? Thats news to Mao  MedicalAdmin   Mar-27-11 10:53 AM   #112 
        - Mao is dead and so is Chinese communism. nt  Enthusiast   Mar-27-11 12:17 PM   #115 
           - Joke - whoosh.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-27-11 07:49 PM   #121 
  - I agree completely.  Marr   Mar-27-11 12:25 AM   #63 
  - Bush proved it. Start war, torture, murder, loot country. Go home and enjoy retirement.  bullimiami   Mar-26-11 11:02 AM   #7 
  - Bush sealed it  salinen   Mar-26-11 11:22 AM   #8 
     - There is no lower class than Bush  MissDeeds   Mar-26-11 08:45 PM   #51 
        - PLUS ONE! nt  Enthusiast   Mar-27-11 09:24 AM   #97 
  - "Headed"?  sendero   Mar-26-11 11:25 AM   #9 
  - Yes  salinen   Mar-26-11 11:46 AM   #11 
  - we get slapped in the face with it all the time  notesdev   Mar-27-11 02:11 AM   #70 
  - I think the banksters  dotymed   Mar-27-11 08:29 AM   #91 
  - And how are they carrying this off?  Enthusiast   Mar-27-11 09:27 AM   #98 
  - I have to believe that decline  felix_numinous   Mar-26-11 11:44 AM   #10 
  - How is it that the GOP voting computers aren't a concern for the Democratic Party???  defendandprotect   Mar-26-11 12:23 PM   #15 
  - Because they give predictable results  Taverner   Mar-26-11 08:38 PM   #49 
  - Yep  kimsarah   Mar-27-11 01:16 AM   #67 
  - You are really hung up on the cheating computer thing.  bluestate10   Mar-27-11 07:38 AM   #78 
  - She only argues with you because  Enthusiast   Mar-27-11 09:36 AM   #103 
  - THAT is a damned good question.  Enthusiast   Mar-27-11 09:29 AM   #100 
  - I also think that oil depletion and climate change will work for the  jwirr   Mar-26-11 12:48 PM   #17 
  - Great angle, and how ironic. And probably true.  Duer 157099   Mar-26-11 02:14 PM   #28 
  - Then we should start organizing them . . .  janet118   Mar-26-11 11:08 PM   #58 
  - Exactly. Build strong local enterprises, shut out profit only minded big companies. nt  bluestate10   Mar-27-11 07:42 AM   #81 
  - "If propaganda were interrupted. " We thought we could do that with the Internet but they caught on  cyberpj   Mar-26-11 05:57 PM   #33 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-27-11 07:07 AM   #74 
     - SO TRUE  HowHasItComeToThis   Mar-27-11 09:01 AM   #94 
     - True, we could benefit studying South America  felix_numinous   Mar-27-11 03:50 PM   #117 
  - The only change is in the facade  blindpig   Mar-26-11 12:04 PM   #12 
  - +1000 one of best succinct replies I have read on here in my time around these regions  stockholmer   Mar-26-11 07:17 PM   #39 
  - You go to the head of the class.  Scruffy1   Mar-26-11 08:42 PM   #50 
  - That's one crazy SOB...  blindpig   Mar-28-11 06:55 AM   #122 
  - this is worthy of its own thread  Blecht   Mar-27-11 08:07 AM   #87 
  - No the direction we're headed in is economic terrorism.  Initech   Mar-26-11 12:10 PM   #13 
  - A rose is a rose  salinen   Mar-26-11 02:07 PM   #22 
  - +1  MrMickeysMom   Mar-27-11 09:38 AM   #104 
  - Truly OUTLAW government -- government by organized crime 'n organized criminals ....  defendandprotect   Mar-26-11 12:21 PM   #14 
  - Is this our "Let them eat cake" moment?  Zorra   Mar-26-11 12:26 PM   #16 
  - We already had that. It was the Tyco/Enron/Adelphia era.  Initech   Mar-26-11 08:10 PM   #46 
  - We need to prove them wrong on that.  Jester Messiah   Mar-26-11 12:49 PM   #18 
  - That's  salinen   Mar-26-11 02:08 PM   #23 
  - huge barrier to overcome is your 2 party-dominated false paradigm, the systemic controllers just...  stockholmer   Mar-26-11 08:33 PM   #48 
     - +1  Le Taz Hot   Mar-27-11 07:39 AM   #79 
     - Lots of charges, no solutions. Typical.  bluestate10   Mar-27-11 07:56 AM   #84 
     - Multi-Party politics would be great for America.  dotymed   Mar-27-11 09:35 AM   #101 
     - Multi-Party politics would be great for America  tonybgood   Mar-27-11 11:04 AM   #114 
     - We are being played.  Enthusiast   Mar-27-11 09:40 AM   #105 
  - It may be the onlyway to restore democracy. nt  Ilsa   Mar-26-11 06:03 PM   #34 
  - I'm all for seeing the Fear of God put into them.  Buns_of_Fire   Mar-26-11 08:02 PM   #43 
  - You describe the end game for the rich. The Kochs and their like  bluestate10   Mar-27-11 08:03 AM   #86 
  - Google this phrase. Operation hammer of god.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-26-11 08:05 PM   #45 
  - all I found-video games, Maccabees,neo-Nazi, pro-life rant, and sci-fi book about redireted asteroid  stockholmer   Mar-27-11 05:14 PM   #118 
     - Here's a link.  MedicalAdmin   Mar-27-11 07:36 PM   #120 
  - I agree. Boycott their products, buy alternatives that reflect our values.  bluestate10   Mar-27-11 07:47 AM   #82 
  - Wish I knew how. n/t  leeroysphitz   Mar-27-11 08:15 AM   #88 
  - How?  dotymed   Mar-27-11 08:56 AM   #92 
  - 200, not 250.  chaska   Mar-26-11 12:58 PM   #19 
  - 1776 to 2011  salinen   Mar-26-11 02:09 PM   #24 
     - Yes.  think4yourself   Mar-26-11 07:27 PM   #40 
  - Actually we CAN touch them.  HughBeaumont   Mar-26-11 01:24 PM   #20 
  - Well the right would say 2nd amendment.....  Historic NY   Mar-26-11 06:58 PM   #37 
  - The solution is to figure out products that people like the Kochs sell and  bluestate10   Mar-27-11 08:16 AM   #89 
     - I wish it was but today is not 20 or 30 years ago.  TheKentuckian   Mar-27-11 10:06 AM   #108 
  - They've always been like this.  Starry Messenger   Mar-26-11 01:29 PM   #21 
  - exactly  salinen   Mar-26-11 02:11 PM   #26 
  - As a matter of fact, yes- the Americans did indeed think they were "special."  BeHereNow   Mar-26-11 06:50 PM   #36 
     - You just made me think of the book "The Ugly American". That is  jwirr   Mar-27-11 12:16 AM   #61 
  - It's been the playbook for thousands of years. Consider these folks:  gtar100   Mar-27-11 05:43 AM   #73 
     - But, whatever their means of control, the fact is  dotymed   Mar-27-11 10:22 AM   #110 
  - we can stand against it...  Snoutport   Mar-26-11 02:12 PM   #27 
  - The wrong people are behind bars too--  felix_numinous   Mar-26-11 02:42 PM   #29 
  - Great post. Right on.  DRex   Mar-26-11 08:04 PM   #44 
  - That's just a phase? Pretty much that sums up capitalism as a whole imo.  TBF   Mar-26-11 02:53 PM   #30 
  - Agree. This is just the nature of the beast...  socialist_n_TN   Mar-26-11 08:48 PM   #52 
     - But which beast? Capitalism or Democracy? It is hard to separate  jwirr   Mar-27-11 12:21 AM   #62 
        - Capitalism is the beast - it is an unjust system by definition.  TBF   Mar-27-11 07:12 AM   #75 
  - Bill Mahr described it as such:  walldude   Mar-26-11 03:02 PM   #31 
  - I think you're right...  Locrian   Mar-26-11 06:29 PM   #35 
  - K&R btw...  BeHereNow   Mar-26-11 07:00 PM   #38 
  - With all due respect to the OP  MedicalAdmin   Mar-26-11 07:58 PM   #41 
  - We act like we have no power  adigal   Mar-26-11 08:13 PM   #47 
  - agreed, this is such an important part  Sevenfold   Mar-26-11 10:40 PM   #57 
  - I fear it's too late for all that  ArcticFox   Mar-27-11 01:58 AM   #68 
     - They don't quite own everything yet.....  fasttense   Mar-27-11 05:31 AM   #72 
        - Cooperatism instead of Corporatism, Localism instead of Globalism = How to be US instead of THEM.  Kip Humphrey   Mar-27-11 07:47 AM   #83 
  - K&R to 107  StarsInHerHair   Mar-26-11 08:56 PM   #53 
  - "entering?" LOL  liberation   Mar-26-11 08:56 PM   #54 
  - People who were in the middle of the pyramid  MedleyMisty   Mar-26-11 09:23 PM   #56 
     - Exactly.  liberation   Mar-27-11 01:15 AM   #66 
  - You are absolutely right; in fact we are already there in my humble opinion.  joentokyo   Mar-26-11 09:17 PM   #55 
  - I just finished watching "Inside Job". As if I don't have enough to be angry about...  truth2power   Mar-26-11 11:09 PM   #59 
  - There will be no more  Enthusiast   Mar-27-11 09:54 AM   #107 
  - Don't worry. In December of next year, 2012, the world will end. That'll teach'em.  Kablooie   Mar-26-11 11:23 PM   #60 
  - It is kinda my "Plan B"...  Riley18   Mar-27-11 07:36 AM   #77 
  - Look, we've been through robber barons and worse. We will put them in their place, again.  grahamhgreen   Mar-27-11 12:43 AM   #64 
  - these systemic controllers ARE the same Robber Baron families, along w/ their global banking masters  stockholmer   Mar-27-11 05:32 PM   #119 
  - A few bullets fired high in the air will bring any man down to earth.  tcaudilllg   Mar-27-11 01:14 AM   #65 
  - I throughly enjoyed reading this thread  proud patriot   Mar-27-11 04:05 AM   #71 
  - I doubt it. But if we have entered that phase, it is the end game for the rich,  bluestate10   Mar-27-11 07:18 AM   #76 
  - Very well said. Nt  Chalco   Mar-27-11 07:40 AM   #80 
  - A "bagger" sent me a vid comparing them with rebels in the Revolutionary  brewens   Mar-27-11 07:58 AM   #85 
  - IMO, that is not the direction we are headed,  dotymed   Mar-27-11 08:18 AM   #90 
  - Fascism is here today, the barbarians OWN the gates!  workinclasszero   Mar-27-11 09:01 AM   #93 
  - The main problem for us,  Enthusiast   Mar-27-11 09:22 AM   #95 
  - Economic Royalists  Canuckistanian   Mar-27-11 09:28 AM   #99 
  - WOW  IGoToDU   Mar-27-11 09:36 AM   #102 
  - There are more of us than there are than them.  YellowRubberDuckie   Mar-27-11 09:42 AM   #106 
  - Yep... K & R !!!  WillyT   Mar-27-11 10:13 AM   #109 
  - What is taking place is as old as Democracy.  olegramps   Mar-27-11 10:23 AM   #111 
  - Next Phase Guillotine Time  TNLib   Mar-27-11 12:47 PM   #116 
 

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