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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-28-10 05:24 AM
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37. K&R
"The faade is crumbling."

And this is where the rubber meets the road, so to speak. This is when our lives are in grave danger.
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  -"The noose is tightening. The era of amusement is being replaced by the era of repression" Better Believe It  Dec-27-10 02:38 PM   #0 
  - Hedges was on w/Bob McChesney for an hour 8 days ago - Good stuff! - link to audio  Bozita   Dec-27-10 02:50 PM   #1 
  - Thanks for the link. I will listen to it later today.  Better Believe It   Dec-27-10 02:51 PM   #3 
  - Yes, it's excellent! nt  snappyturtle   Dec-28-10 01:19 AM   #30 
  - I'm just waiting for  Wilber_Stool   Dec-27-10 02:50 PM   #2 
  - China offers $8B  Kennah   Dec-27-10 03:02 PM   #5 
  - I hope my state is bailed out by Ben & Jerrys! nt  flamingdem   Dec-28-10 11:00 AM   #53 
  - I wish the FBI would pay some attention to the scam mail coming out of Nigeria that is supposedly  Bobbieo   Dec-27-10 02:59 PM   #4 
  - I've received the same kind of crap! But, the FBI is way too busy watching and listening to us.  Better Believe It   Dec-27-10 03:25 PM   #6 
  - The FBI is collecting Cheney's bribe to not be prosecuted for bribery  PufPuf23   Dec-27-10 09:11 PM   #22 
  - The US falls for the biggest Nigerian scam on record.  Jackpine Radical   Dec-28-10 10:05 AM   #51 
  - Really?  sakabatou   Dec-28-10 01:40 AM   #31 
  - also here:  maryf   Dec-27-10 03:52 PM   #7 
  - K&R  Odin2005   Dec-27-10 04:06 PM   #8 
  - Oh, you guys are so alarmist!  gratuitous   Dec-27-10 04:11 PM   #9 
  - You mean I no longer have to chant "Boooooo! Hissssss!" for 2 minutes  Art_from_Ark   Dec-27-10 08:15 PM   #18 
  - Here's a cogent comment on the site  Doctor_J   Dec-27-10 04:58 PM   #10 
  - I believe that the revolution will start somewhere other than in the U.S.  ladjf   Dec-27-10 05:40 PM   #11 
  - Doctor-J  molly77   Dec-28-10 09:52 AM   #49 
  - k/r  emilyg   Dec-27-10 05:55 PM   #12 
  - Well, this DID answer the burning question for me.  dixiegrrrrl   Dec-27-10 06:04 PM   #13 
  - What do you think all the pug, right wing, Orwellian think tanks do.  ooglymoogly   Dec-28-10 12:30 AM   #27 
     - Nice fucking post!  Enthusiast   Dec-28-10 05:33 AM   #38 
        - American Enterprise Institute and The Heritage Foundation seem to own C-SPAN.  immoderate   Dec-28-10 01:57 PM   #67 
        - Thanx nt  ooglymoogly   Dec-28-10 04:52 PM   #75 
  - We are an extension of Mexico. nt  valerief   Dec-27-10 06:29 PM   #14 
  - The captain said excuse me ma'am, this species has amused itself to death  KG   Dec-27-10 07:20 PM   #15 
  - :o))  Amonester   Dec-27-10 08:34 PM   #19 
  - Yeah  Dj13Francis   Dec-27-10 08:58 PM   #21 
  - Plus one! nt  Enthusiast   Dec-28-10 05:44 AM   #39 
  - One of my favorite cds  OwnedByFerrets   Dec-28-10 09:05 AM   #48 
  - We've been expecting this for some time....n/t  radhika   Dec-27-10 07:50 PM   #16 
  - The few who raise voices of dissent, who refuse to engage in the corporate happy talk  Amonester   Dec-27-10 08:02 PM   #17 
  - Corporations do not consider us "freaks" - they consider us "terrorists."  truedelphi   Dec-27-10 08:42 PM   #20 
  - Gloomy.  davidwparker   Dec-27-10 10:23 PM   #23 
  - Way too rosy  BlackHoleSon   Dec-27-10 11:59 PM   #25 
  - The right is way too indoctrinated-- and very comfortable  chill_wind   Dec-28-10 03:36 AM   #35 
     - Now all the mechanisms  Enthusiast   Dec-28-10 05:54 AM   #41 
  - K&R  me b zola   Dec-27-10 11:17 PM   #24 
  - Right ... a crime wave by capitalists -- corporate/elites -- Enron-izing all of government ....  defendandprotect   Dec-28-10 12:25 AM   #26 
  - Rec - KICK n/a  Zax2me   Dec-28-10 12:36 AM   #28 
  - Orwell and Huxley were both right.  Octafish   Dec-28-10 12:41 AM   #29 
  - Two things....  walldude   Dec-28-10 01:41 AM   #32 
  - K&R  DeSwiss   Dec-28-10 02:09 AM   #33 
  - 2 pages and highly recommend. Every gut wrenching paragraph of it. .  chill_wind   Dec-28-10 03:32 AM   #34 
  - "The few who raise voices of dissent.........."  democrank   Dec-28-10 04:04 AM   #36 
  - K&R  Enthusiast   Dec-28-10 05:24 AM   #37 
  - k&r  TheUnspeakable   Dec-28-10 05:48 AM   #40 
  - Interesting picture of the presidents in your sig.  gtar100   Dec-28-10 11:45 AM   #58 
  - Hedges is a secular apocalyptist  cali   Dec-28-10 06:03 AM   #42 
  - Go back to sleep America!  CL455W4R   Dec-28-10 06:56 AM   #43 
  - pointing out that Hedges is a secular apocalyptist who  cali   Dec-28-10 07:21 AM   #45 
  - I don't think that Hedges is a religious or secular ....  Better Believe It   Dec-28-10 08:20 AM   #46 
  - he's a doomsdayer.  cali   Dec-28-10 10:12 AM   #52 
     - So is it your opinion then that the article holds no truth?  Jester Messiah   Dec-28-10 11:32 AM   #55 
     - No, I think it holds some truth, but I doubt that the end is nigh.  cali   Dec-28-10 12:59 PM   #61 
        - don't fall victim to normalcy bias  stockholmer   Dec-28-10 01:34 PM   #63 
           - All empires end. I greet that with a shrug.  cali   Dec-28-10 02:04 PM   #69 
              - well said, and your lifestyle sounds like a Norrbotten Swede, lolol  stockholmer   Dec-28-10 02:30 PM   #72 
              - T.S. Eliot, actually. n/t  chill_wind   Dec-28-10 04:10 PM   #74 
     - So what points do you disagree with in the article and why? You have the floor.  Better Believe It   Dec-28-10 11:42 AM   #57 
        - You're going to be waiting a long time.  Raster   Dec-28-10 12:19 PM   #59 
        - yep. went out to do a bit of snow shoeing on this bright and beautiful day.  cali   Dec-28-10 12:59 PM   #62 
        - I stand by my earlier statement.  Raster   Dec-30-10 09:11 AM   #77 
  - Couldn't agree with you more. He's way over the top. n/t  Narkos   Dec-28-10 11:39 AM   #56 
  - across exactly what arena of human freedom and rights are things not mouldering in the West?  stockholmer   Dec-28-10 01:43 PM   #65 
  - k & r  rhett o rick   Dec-28-10 07:18 AM   #44 
  - How very true  OwnedByFerrets   Dec-28-10 09:04 AM   #47 
  - All Circus, no bread  ThoughtCriminal   Dec-28-10 09:55 AM   #50 
  - big k and r. Hedges' new book is epic.  nashville_brook   Dec-28-10 11:16 AM   #54 
  - To both facebook and noodlebrain news! Thank you very much!  earcandle   Dec-28-10 12:32 PM   #60 
  - Glad to see this at the top of the home page - hopefully the powerbrokers are paying attention.  grahamhgreen   Dec-28-10 01:34 PM   #64 
  - Awareness is a useful tool  postatomic   Dec-28-10 01:51 PM   #66 
  - I don't disagree that there are elements of both Orwell's and Huxley's visions  cali   Dec-28-10 01:59 PM   #68 
  - I'm sure you don't mean to be condescending  leftstreet   Dec-28-10 02:21 PM   #70 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Dec-28-10 02:21 PM   #71 
  - "are you or have you ever been a member of the Democratic Underground?"  Javaman   Dec-28-10 02:36 PM   #73 
  - I expect a WWIII before I die (or collect Social Security or Medicare)  PufPuf23   Dec-29-10 07:56 PM   #76 
 

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