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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #115)

Tue Jul 9, 2013, 02:35 AM

116. I don't know if he accessed State held info or not, but I do know that Bossism is alive & well in NC

And the history of political bosses is well documented in that they have used inside information to harm their enemies. Like you, I'm from CA - I'm north of you in central Cali, so NC is foreign to me too.

I do know that the right-wing machine ugliness has no limitations, and it's my belief, based on the history of Pope's actions to buy the State and his work to suppress the vote, that he's one of the ugliest. Bossism has been around since democracy was put in action, and it's well documented that where political bosses own those in power, that power is abused.

It's the 1%, it's the right-wing that owns at least 2 branches of our govt, and the executive is policy driven by the Third Way... we do know, for instance, that the executive branch did in fact access CIA information to illegally expose Valerie Plame. Cheney did so without any consequences - he got away with it lock, stock, and barrel. I fully expect Pope and Co. to use any and all smear tactics to harm their perceived enemies, and so nothing surprises me when I learn about tactics such as Civitas. It's nasty, dirty, and goes against the concepts of fair play that we all learn as kids.

Boss Pope is sending a message with the Civitas site. He's trying to intimidate. And unless people speak up and expose his machinations, the people of NC and this country will continue to lose their voices and freedom of expression.

And so I guess we do agree on Pope and Civitas - the full truth will be revealed at some point, or so I hope. Context is everything, and I should have read more thoroughly before posting. Sorry about that. 5:00 am comes early, and so it's bed for me. G'night.

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