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Hutzpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 09:48 PM
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Welcome to Third World, United States
Where elections are being rigged and stolen,

Politicians are being bought by corporations,

No Health Care for its citizens,

Rights of workers are being abolished and ignored,

The top 1% have more say/power than the rest of the population.

I could go on.






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Thunderstruck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 09:50 PM
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1. Some Third World nations have better social programs than we do.
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nilram Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 12:32 AM
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11. Probably nobody told Pres Obama that all those slum kids in Brazil, at the community center
he visited, have health care provided by the government.

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BOG PERSON Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 09:51 PM
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2. third world isn't just a catch all term for corrupt shithole
it refers to the nations that gained independence after world war II (either by armed struggle or by less decisive means) and generally avoided taking sides in the Cold War.
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villager Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 09:51 PM
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3. This country is done, finished, over. Long live the smaller countries that rise in its wake!
:toast:
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Dawson Leery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 09:54 PM
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5. Perhaps it is not bad tos see America's influence wane.
The developing world has taken many good things from this nation, it would be a travesty if they took some of the bad things that currently infect it.
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robinlynne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 08:07 PM
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12. Diebold exports electronic voting systems worldwide currently.
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Hutzpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 09:54 PM
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6. The empire is no more.
Edited on Thu Apr-07-11 09:55 PM by Hutzpa
done, finished, over.

It only lasted for 300 plus years, damn!
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MichiganVote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 09:52 PM
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4. Tax the fucking rich.
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Cresent City Kid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 10:50 PM
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9. Let 'em bitch
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MichiganVote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 10:54 PM
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10. Yup.
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sarcasmo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 08:44 PM
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15. +1000, plus tax the corpoartions on their profits at least 5%.
Edited on Fri Apr-08-11 08:45 PM by sarcasmo
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quinnox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 09:55 PM
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7. The USA had its run, now its crumbling
down in ruin. Unchecked Greed has proven to be the downfall.
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Hutzpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 10:30 PM
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8. Unchecked plus self righteous belief
of superiority has brought the demise of the United States, plain and simple.
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YellowRubberDuckie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 08:09 PM
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13. You can be first world and still be fascist.
Just saying...
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sarcasmo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 08:43 PM
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14. Bingo, we have been third world for a few years now, IMHO.
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butterfly77 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 08:57 PM
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16. Many are HOMELESS...
and there will be many more.
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