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Fri Jul 19, 2013, 06:38 PM

Chris Hedges: America Is a Tinderbox

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Reply Chris Hedges: America Is a Tinderbox (Original post)
02potato Jul 2013 OP
Mika Jul 2013 #1
Boomerproud Jul 2013 #2
Mojorabbit Jul 2013 #3
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Response to 02potato (Original post)

Fri Jul 19, 2013, 07:47 PM

1. K&R +1000

 

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Response to 02potato (Original post)

Fri Jul 19, 2013, 11:47 PM

2. A very, very sad photo

and a huge stain on FDR's legacy. It's the one policy decision of his that goes against his character-it made no sense whatsoever.

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Response to 02potato (Original post)

Sat Jul 20, 2013, 01:34 AM

3. What a great interview. nt

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Sat Jul 20, 2013, 09:29 AM

4. K&R

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Sat Jul 20, 2013, 10:37 AM

5. That 19 minutes is going to

make a whole lot of people angry. On the other hand, of the few who do make it to the end, many of them will go back to sleep or change the channel to Dancing With The Stars or something else like that.

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Response to 02potato (Original post)

Mon Jul 22, 2013, 01:56 PM

6. Chris Hedges RULES!!!

 

Chris Hedges RULES! HE RULES!!!

Recently Chris taught me the difference between what he calls "Identity Politics" versus true Socioeconomic Progress: When some troll tries to distract you with Identity Politics, racism, sexism, religion, man-bites-dog, trayvon v zimmerman, gay marriage, immigrants, candidate personality or anything else based on WHO YOU ARE rather than WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE, ignore the troll and keep your eyes on the prize:

Failed Capitalism must be replaced by American Socialism. All other issues are distractions. Sure some such as abortion and birth control are extremely important, but even birth control battles distract away from the real war, which is Class War.

So that means you must ignore virtually every aspect of every political campaign speech of both democrats and republicans. Only topic we should listen for in campaign speeches is WAR ON POVERTY, and surprise surprise, that is the one subject neither party mentions, as politicians are trolls trying to distract you.

Chris Hedges rules! HE RULES!!! I think I forgot that part.

After you watch above superb Tinderbox 19 minutes, see:
Chris Hedges interviewed by Michael Moore, CAPITALISM


Chris Hedges,
DEATH OF THE LIBERAL CLASS speech, 2010


Chris Hedges,
DAYS OF DESTRUCTION, DAYS OF REVOLT

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