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TruthIsAll Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-14-03 01:18 AM
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Extraodinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
Here are some of the main chapters from this 1841 classic, rewritten for Bush:

The South Sea Bubble - our economy
The Tulipomania - Iraq artifacts
The Alchymists - spinning surplus into deficit
Fortune Telling - tax cuts for the rich
The Crusades - Ann Coulter and the infidels
The Witch Mania - burn the protestors
The Slow Poisoners - choking on the WTC ruins
Haunted Houses - foreclosures during the Bush "recovery"
Popular Follies of Great Cities - no more funds for public services
Popular Admiration of Great Thieves - Halliburton, Carlyle, Enron




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DemBones DemBones Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-14-03 01:23 AM
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1. Hmm. . . thought this was gonna be about

Howard Dean. :7
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Clete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-14-03 01:27 AM
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2. What are we going to do about
Halliburton, Carlyle and Enron after we get our country back? I think we need to investigate the board of directors, CEO's and upper echelon executives, and then put the ones who are dirty on trial.
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Yaoi_Huntress_Earth Donating Member (185 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-14-03 02:59 AM
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3. Maybe even
Auction off all their crap when they get thrown into jail and give all the money to heal the damage they've done.
Love,
Yaoi Huntress Earth
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