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Re: WELCOME TO TRUMP'S AMERICA [IT'S "GREAT" AGAIN]

Kocolicious ·
Donald Trump’s Transition Team, Or Lack Thereof, Is Causing Real Panic The self-proclaimed government outsider is having trouble finding people to run the government. 11/15/2016 07:34 pm ET | Updated 40 minutes ago Sam Stein Senior Politics Editor, The Huffington Post Ryan J. Reilly Senior Justice Reporter, The Huffington Post ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s transition team is nearing a state of stasis, causing concern among both Democrats and Republicans in Washington that his...
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Re: Geraldine Ferraro: Former Vice Presidential Nominee's Racist Remarks.

NSpirit ·
HILLARY SENDS FERRARO AFTER THE RACE CARD By DICK MORRIS & EILEEN MCGANN Published on DickMorris.com on March 14, 2008. Geraldine Ferraro, a pioneer and trailblazer in American history, has done more to ruin a sterling reputation in the past few days than anybody but Eliot Spitzer. By claiming, I think falsely, that Obama would not be where he is if he were white or a woman, I think she totally overlooks the impact of his charisma, eloquence, demeanor, message, use of the Internet, focus...
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Re: Police: History - Early Policing In Colonial America

Fabulous ·
The History of Policing in the United States, Part 1 *Snip* In the Southern states the development of American policing followed a different path. The genesis of the modern police organization in the South is the "Slave Patrol" (Platt 1982). The first formal slave patrol was created in the Carolina colonies in 1704 (Reichel 1992). Slave patrols had three primary functions: (1) to chase down, apprehend, and return to their owners, runaway slaves; (2) to provide a form of organized terror to...
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Re: Police: History - Early Policing In Colonial America

Fabulous ·
Important Dates in Law Enforcement History Milestones in the History of the Profession 1600s April 1635 The City of Boston establishes the first system of law enforcement in the 13 colonies. Called the "night watch," officers served part-time, without pay. 1700s 1712 The City of Boston hires the first full-time, paid law enforcement officers in the 13 colonies. September 24, 1789 The United States Congress creates the first Federal law enforcement officer, the United States Marshal. Thirteen...
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Re: Clinton Atlanta Rally Interrupted by Black Lives Matter Supporters Singing, ‘Hell You Talmbout’

sunnubian ·
Political positions of Hillary Clinton (Redirected from Political positions of Hillary Rodham Clinton ) Hillary Clinton This article is part of a series about Hillary Clinton Political positions Second campaign for the Presidency 2016 Secretary of State Tenure Obama Foreign Policy QDDR Doctrine Emails U.S. Senator from New York Tenure 2000 election 2006 re-election Campaign for the Presidency 2008 Democratic primaries First Lady of the United States Role Health care plan SCHIP Whitewater...
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NY and Child Protection Laws

EbonyRose ·
I wasn't sure where to put this story ... here or in Family-Children! So if I messed up, MBM, you can move it! This is an interesting story ... do you think the parents are guilty of neglect or not? I couldn't really decide! Supporters Anxious About...
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Mate debate: Is monogamy realistic?

EbonyRose ·
Mate debate: Is monogamy realistic?By A. Pawlowski, CNN(CNN) -- If you were to judge the success rate of monogamy by the sex lives of public figures, perhaps couples should change their marriage vows to say, "Till a tempting new partner do us...
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Was Eliot Spitzer really eliminated for exposing subprime mortgage issues?...

NSpirit ·
I'm sorry i don't have links for this. I lifted it from a discussion group. I'll add some links later after i've had some shuteye...The exposure of New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer’s tryst with a luxury call girl had little to do with the...
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Why killing is the biggest business of all

Oshun Auset ·
Penalty of an Ancient Fraud By John Kaminski Why killing is the biggest business of allhttp://www.serendipity.li/eden/penalty_of_an_ancient_fraud.htmAnd Moses said, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel: Pick up your swords, go from camp to camp,every man...
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Is That Any Way to Treat a Brother?

marcus3x ·
White House vs. Gov Paterson: Is That Any Way to Treat a Brother?by BAR executive editor Glen Ford“Race loyalty without reciprocity isn’t much of a deal.”The nation’s First Black President has made it abundantly clear that he...
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Old 1913 Law to Block Interracial Marriages to be Enforced.......Against Gay Couples!

ricardomath ·
AG sees gay marriage limitSays law bars most out-of-statersBy Raphael Lewis, Globe Staff, 3/31/2004Attorney General Thomas F. Reilly said yesterday that Massachusetts marriage law will forbid same-sex couples from at least 38 other states to get...
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DeSean Jackson Denies Being A Gang Member And Slams 'Disrespectful' Allegations

Kocolicious ·
DeSean Jackson Denies Being A Gang Member And Slams 'Disrespectful' Allegations The Huffington Post | by Chris Greenberg <button>Email</button> <button>RSS</button> Posted: 04/05/2014 2:48 pm EDT Updated: 04/05/2014 3:59 pm EDT Print Article Share 83 Tweet 17 Before turning the page to a new chapter of his NFL career, DeSean Jackson has been forced to confront and address his past. The standout wide receiver who spent his first six seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles...
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Gay Marriage: The Battle of Church and State Begins

ricardomath ·
Posted on Mon, Mar. 15, 2004 New York ministers charged for marrying gaysBy MICHAEL HILLAssociated PressKINGSTON, N.Y. - Two ministers were charged with criminal offenses Monday for marrying 13 gay couples in what is believed to be the first time in...
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Gen. Zinni: 'They've Screwed Up'

sunnubian ·
May 21, 2004 Iraq War Strategy Flawed Ret. Gen. Anthony Zinni once commanded America's troops in the Middle East (Photo: CBS) "Regardless of whose responsibility [it is]...it should be evident to everybody that they've screwed up, and whose heads are rolling on this?" Gen. Anthony Zinni President Bush named Zinni special envoy to the Middle East. But Zinni wound up breaking ranks with the administration over the war in Iraq. (Photo: AP) "Regardless of whose responsibility [it is]...it...
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Twenty Things You Should Know About Corporate Crime

MBM ·
More of why ' Taming The Profitocacy ' is such an important thing. MBMTwenty Things You Should Know About Corporate CrimeBy Russell Mokhiber, AlterNethttp://www.alternet.org/story/54093/The following is text from a speech delivered by Russell...
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Obama Email

MBM ·
Dear Michael, Tomorrow at midnight we're facing a crucial financial reporting deadline.Rather than focusing on dollars and cents like other campaigns and the pundits who watch them, we've set two ambitious goals for ourselves:500,000 donations from...
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‘Of course’ the war on women is real, says comedian Elayne Boosler

sunnubian ·
‘Of course’ the war on women is real, says comedian Elayne Boosler May 24, 2012 <label class="main" for="on_off">Play more videos after this?</label> <input id="on_off" type="checkbox" /><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOff"> NO </label><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOn"> YES </label> Comedian John Fugelsang checks in with writer and comedian Elayne Boosler for a female perspective on the GOP’s war on women. Boosler says that “of course” the war exists,...
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‘Of course’ the war on women is real, says comedian Elayne Boosler

sunnubian ·
‘Of course’ the war on women is real, says comedian Elayne Boosler May 24, 2012 <label class="main" for="on_off">Play more videos after this?</label> <input id="on_off" type="checkbox" /><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOff"> NO </label><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOn"> YES </label> Comedian John Fugelsang checks in with writer and comedian Elayne Boosler for a female perspective on the GOP’s war on women. Boosler says that “of course” the war exists,...
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20 Leading Democrats Urge Party to “Get Back on Offense”

sunnubian ·
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2012 4:26 PM CONTACT: Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA) Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167 20 Leading Democrats Urge Party to “Get Back on Offense” WASHINGTON - September 4 - Worried about Democratic congressional prospects this fall, 20 prominent Democrats sent an open letter — available at protectdemocracy.org — to the Democratic Congressional leadership urging that they “get back on offense” by exposing the GOP as “more...
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2012

sunnubian ·
SHUSTER'S NOTEBOOK WTF? Denver presidential debate souvenirs were 'Made in China' Share The host of last week's presidential debate, the University of Denver, either doesn't understand how to support American workers or doesn't care. The university's souvenir bag, given to all journalists, campaign staff and campus visitors, had a series of Presidential Debate 2012 items that were made in China, our own David Shuster reveals. JOY BEHAR: SAY ANYTHING! Is Obama the most hated president since...
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SUPERSTORM SANDY

sunnubian ·
Eliot Spitzer reflects on the critical role government will play in recovery from superstorm Sandy October 31, 2012 <label class="main" for="on_off">Play more videos after this?</label> <input id="on_off" type="checkbox" /><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOff"> NO </label><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOn"> YES </label> “My View” from the Oct. 31, 2012, edition of “Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer.” Eliot Spitzer: “Who built that?” was the question that...
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Suzanne Venker, you're not helping

sunnubian ·
Suzanne Venker, you're not helping By Jacki Schechner / current.com / @JackiSchechner It's rare when someone sends me an article so offensive that I don't even know where to begin tearing it apart. Suzanne Venker's Fox News opinion piece titled "The War on Men" is an insulting and misogynistic diatribe that claims if only women knew their role as subservient, second-class citizens, we'd have more well-behaved, respectful men wanting to get married. ( More from Current: 101 assaults in the...
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NSA Whistleblowers: They're Spying on 'the Entire Country'

sunnubian ·
Published on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by Common Dreams NSA Whistleblowers: They're Spying on 'the Entire Country' Former NSA employees Thomas Drake, Kirk Wiebe and William Binney warn of widespread gov't surveillance - Common Dreams staff The National Security Agency (NSA) has created a "pernicious, persistent and permanent" database since 9/11 and is spying on "the entire country" according to NSA whistleblowers Thomas Drake, Kirk Wiebe and William Binney. (photo: clarkk via Flickr) Drake,...
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CD buyers: $20 is waiting for you, but will you claim it?

Nykkii ·
CD buyers: $20 is waiting for you, but will you claim it? By Tim Jones Chicago Tribune CHICAGO "” The money "” more than $67 million "” is sitting there, waiting to be claimed. Hard to believe, as states throughout the nation are...
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New York Daily News on Sharpton Entering The Race (1/22/03)

MBM ·
Rev. Al ready to roll By JOEL SIEGELDAILY NEWS SENIOR POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT The Rev. Al Sharpton took the first legal step yesterday toward running for President, then shared a stage with the other Democratic hopefuls for their first joint...
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Project for a New American Century

kresge ·
As the situation in Iraq shifts into the next phase, many people are wondering whats next. A website that might give a glimpse of where we are headed is that of the Project for a New American Century.The many of signatories of its statement of...
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AP Interview: NY's Paterson lashes back at rumors

EbonyRose ·
<cite class="vcard">By MICHAEL GORMLEY, Associated Press Writer </cite> ALBANY, N.Y. – New York Gov. David Paterson on Monday lashed back at what he called a "callous and sleazy" assault on his character in statehouse rumors and media reports that include accusations about womanizing and drug use, allegations he flatly denied. The Democratic governor told The Associated Press that the media and New York politics have hit new lows, but that the situation won't stop him from...
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The Perils of Black Power: What is wrong with these black politicians?

Cholly ·
Representive Rangel, Governor Patterson & Former D.C Mayor Marion Barry Right now, black politicians are all over the news for misdeeds. Is it a conspiracy or evidence of real power? What is wrong with these black politicians? The headlines in the papers are dominated by black elected officials in trouble. There’s Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., stepping aside (temporarily) as chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. Then there’s Marion Barry, the former Washington, D.C.,...
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Gov. Paterson succeeds as unlikely critic of Obama

Noah The African ·
quote: Since being thrust into the mantle of leadership after the ignominious fall of his predecessor, Eliot Spitzer, New York Governor David Paterson's rocky tenure has transformed him into something of a political piñata. A withering recession, the state's battered finances, New York's often treacherous politics, and the weight of his own mistakes converged to drag Paterson's public approval rating to levels that eclipsed even those of former President George W. Bush. But ever since...
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Obama...Middle CLass Champion???

Noah The African ·
These past several weeks have witnessed a stunning attack on working people, with the Obama administration leading the charge.It started with Larry Summers, Obama’s chief economic adviser, responding to the A.I.G. bonuses by pontificating about...
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Why Science Should Warm Our Hearts.. :-)

Khalliqa ·
The New Statesman Essay - Why science should warm our heartsColin TudgePublished 26 February 2001http://www.newstatesman.com/200102260015I love science. It is what I have always done. I remember the warmth I nursed for weeks when, aged 13, I qualified...
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Powell rules out run for political office

MBM ·
Powell rules out run for political officeHypothetical poll for N.Y. governor shows he'd be aheadThe Associated PressUpdated: 12:22 p.m. ET Dec. 9, 2004BRUSSELS, Belgium - Secretary of State Colin Powell said Thursday he won't seek political office,...
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The Rise of Migrant Worker Militancy

ricardomath ·
The Rise of Migrant Worker MilitancyMilitant organizing by immigrants in New York City could show the way for a revitalized labor movement.IMMANUEL NESSThis article is from the September/October 2006 Annual Labor Issue: The New Militancy of Dollars...
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Van Jones Is Probably Toast

NSpirit ·
http://www.jackandjillpolitics...s-is-probably-toast/For the past couple of weeks, Glenn Beck, and really, Fox News as a whole has been going after Van Jones because of his association with Color of Change and the boycott they’ve been running....
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The Mangbetu

sunnubian ·
Celebrating our African historical personalities,discoveries, achievements and eras as proud people with rich culture, traditions and enlightenment spanning many years. Tuesday, December 18, 2012 MANGBETU PEOPLE: THE FAMOUS FASHIONABLE HAIR-STYLISH CONGOLESE (AFRICAN) TRIBE THAT PRACTICED LIPOMBO (HEAD ELONGATION) CUSTOMS. The ‘Mangbetu’ are an amalgam of linguistically- and culturally-related peoples of northeastern Democratic Republic of CongoThe name Mangbetu refers to a large people...
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Capitalism's Considerable Underbelly: The 10 Worst Corporations of 2004

MBM ·
The 10 Worst Corporations of 2004By Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman It is never easy choosing the 10 Worst Corporations of the Year – there are always more deserving nominees than we can possibly recognize. One of the greatest challenges...
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Rick Sanchez, CNN anchor fired after Jon Stewart rant

Cholly ·
Rick Sanchez rails against Jews, calls 'Daily Show' host a 'bigot' in radio interview . CNN has fired anchor Rick Sanchez following a radio rant Thursday night where he called Jon Stewart a "bigot," blamed CNN brass for discrimination against him and insinuated that the media industry is controlled by Jews. The network announced Sanchez's dismissal in a statement early Friday evening: “Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company. We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish him well,“...
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Jesse Jackson vs. Soledad O'Brien: CNN's Lack of Black Anchors

Cholly ·
It seems that CNN's Soledad O'Brien has a bone to pick with the Rev. Jesse Jackson. According to her book, O'Brien feels that Rev. Jackson doesn't believe that she's black enough. In her book, called 'The Next Big Story,' Soledad said this about Rev....
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Could End Presidency

nuggyt ·
Obama tells lawmakers not passing tax deal could end presidency, Dem says By Jordan Fabian - 12/15/10 05:33 PM ET In urging lawmakers to vote for his tax deal, President Obama is using one of his go-to lines from the healthcare debate, according to a Democratic lawmaker. Obama is telling members of Congress that failure to pass the tax-cut legislation could result in the end of his presidency, Rep. Peter DeFazio (Ore.) said. "The White House is putting on tremendous pressure, making phone...
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Update Mumia Abu Jamal

daoodobaid ·
Posted on Tue, Aug. 26, 2003Backers urge action on care for Abu-JamalOfficials say he cannot have medicinal garlic and has not sought a non-prison doctor.By Michael Currie SchafferInquirer Staff WriterSupporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal are planning to...
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2006 Congressional Elections

EbonyRose ·
In 2006, voters will have another opportunity to change the makeup of our government. Though mid-term elections are rarely paid any attention to, they are extremely important insofar as the entire election process is concerned. Every two years our...
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California Plan for Health Care Would Cover All

Sweetwuzzy ·
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01...h&emc=th&oref=slogin California Plan for Health Care Would Cover All By JENNIFER STEINHAUER Published: January 9, 2007 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 "” Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday proposed extending health care coverage to all of California's 36 million residents as part of a sweeping package of changes to the state's huge, troubled health care system. A total of 6.5 million people, one-fifth of the state's population, do not have health insurance, far...
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Top 100 Corporate Criminals

Dissident ·
INTRODUCTIONEvery year, the major business magazines put out their annual surveys of big business in America.You have the Fortune 500, the Forbes 400, the Forbes Platinum 100, the International 800 -- among others.These lists rank big corporations by...
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Registering for Peace

ricardomath ·
Published on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 by YES! Magazine Registering for Peaceby Tobin JacobrownOn Wednesday, the 29th of July, I filed a lawsuit against the federal government declaring that, because of my religious beliefs, I should not be required to...
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Democrats Cowed by GOP Scare Tactics on Immigrants

ricardomath ·
Published on Thursday, November 15, 2007 by the New York Daily NewsDemocrats Cowed by GOP Scare Tactics on Immigrantsby Juan GonzalezAdriano Espaillat, the state assemblyman from Washington Heights, was touring the storm-ravaged Dominican Republic...
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Brawley Kin Wants Infamous Rape Case Reopened

EbonyRose ·
Brawley Kin Wants Infamous Rape Case ReopenedDate: Sunday, November 18, 2007By: Associated Press NEW YORK - (AP) Twenty years after her allegations of a racially charged rape became a national flashpoint, Tawana Brawley's mother and stepfather want...
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Military service records for some political figures

RadioRaheem ·
Prominent DemocratsRepresentative Richard Gephardt, former House Minority Leader - Missouri Air National Guard, 1965-71. Representative David Bonior - Staff Sgt., United States Air Force 1968-72 Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle - 1st Lt., U.S. Air...
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Yes to Armor-Piercing Bullets for Civilians

MBM ·
Thoughts on this folks?Yes to Armor-Piercing Bullets for Civiliansby Benedict D. LaRosa, April 13, 2005On March 3, Sens. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Jon Corzine (D-N.J), and Rep. Eliot Engel ( D-N.Y.) introduced the Protect...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

sunnubian ·
Can Joe Biden deliver a gaffe-free debate against Paul Ryan? October 8, 2012 1 Comment <label class="main" for="on_off">Play more videos after this?</label> <input id="on_off" type="checkbox" /><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOff"> NO </label><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOn"> YES </label> Zerlina Maxwell, Democratic strategist, and Ryan Grim, Washington bureau chief for The Huffington Post, join “Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer to discuss how Vice...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

EbonyRose ·
Oooooh ... I cannot stand Elliot Spitzer!! But, to answer the question .... I don't think I'd put too much money on that one!! I love Joe!! He's about the closest thing to an "honest" politician I think you'll ever find in Washington! He speaks from the heart. And he tells the truth as he sees it. Problem with brutal honesty, though, is that the media rends to rip it apart and ridicule it ... (since they don't know the first thing about how to tell it, themselves!! ) Plus, a lot of people...
 
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