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I Am Not My Government

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    It is NOT "my" government.

    Big business has a lock on national, state and local government. The system has been gamed in many ways. New voting restrictions are new ways to keep people from voting but big business buys courts and legislatures. Want proof? The Supreme Court stopped a state recount and...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 5, 2014

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    My Government Is A Plague

    It's affecting the way we live in such a bad manner that it erodes our way of thinking and living BUT I will not let their apathy affect me My government and I are extreme opposites of each other and its very frustrating to see them misgovern us !!
    shaawn shaawn 22-25, M Sep 27, 2010

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    Im In It.but That Dosent Mean Im With It.

    Yeah, I'm Associated with the Goverment, But that doesn't mean they Can Controll me. Yes,They can call me into Test something i wont name, And yes, ill do it. Yes, They can make me talk to things that make me feel Akward,Yes, ill do it, But only because i can. Just because i work...
    KeyActivation KeyActivation 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 17, 2012

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    peza peza 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Please Don't Confuse Us

    The decisions my government makes affect me, but they do not reflect me.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Mar 31, 2010

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    The Story Behind Our Government

     LIES about religion, LIES about 9/11, and LIES about the federal reserve http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-594683847743189197&ei=EF4xS-KBLaXuqwLQp7n8DQ&q=zeitgeist+the+movie&hl=en# Pass it on!
    Arcadia453 Arcadia453 18-21 Dec 22, 2009

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    Democracy Of Hypocrisy

    In my opinion we (USA) have never really ever had a democracy...if we did (''the majority rules'') This would still be Native American land and maybe Crazy Horse or Red Cloud would have been our first president, the founding fathers would have been Sitting Bull, Red Cloud, Crazy...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    Irresponsible

    The U.S. government should have to be fiscally responsible just as we, the citizens are. If the money isn't there (and it isn't), DON'T SPEND IT!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 30, 2013

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    Why Meister Is Paranoid

    The UK government is like a nanny.  They watch over us ALL the time.  I found a tracking bug in my recycle bin!!!!  I know, there is even the remote (lol) chance they have watched me, through my TV or computer.  I know they keep the best technology...
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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    I Don't Support Dictatorship

    For years we have lived under a big lie, we all know that democracy doesn't exist here, but they pretended it's there. After the election, this illusion vaporised, the president was re-selected! and they said 70% of the people voted for him. Big lie. They have guns...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 13 Responses Jun 16, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I have had many encounters with government agents and I will share those experiences with you in subsequent posts but first, we need to set the record, or, more specifically, the...
    managermax managermax 56-60, M Feb 16

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    Trust is not given to others when they are elected to public office. Trust MUST be earned by public officials. They must have integrity, honesty, morale, and the guts to tell the...
    jessicabeth jessicabeth 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    The Canadian Red Cross says 270 cartage awash calm for amore in freezing temperatures for about eight hours Friday afterwards the alternation they were travelling on absent...
    fifacoinsarc fifacoinsarc 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    There will be more and more laws. The Democrats in this country are especially fond of big government and many complicated rules. There are far more laws than anyone, no matter how...
    anti3tastic anti3tastic 61-65, M Feb 4

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    Even though it was just a comedy film, I believe that The Campaign shows how some of the stuff in the government goes down, for reals. With "missing votes" and "freak accidents...
    Bethstar Bethstar 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Governments in my opinion should be called administrations, they are the group of people responsible for stability and prosperity of a certain area of the world. I believe in one...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    Plz Government just go away or actually do something that effects THIS generation jeez
    silverstrike silverstrike 13-15, M Feb 16

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    "and Not just Someone Elected Officials give LIP service to". Without GODS' Guidance, Man CAN NEVER solve his problems Successfully. Without GOD, people in Government "recycle...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Feb 21

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    The revolution has stalled over the last few years and we need collectively to take to the streets! Open the Carnavalet and take the guillotine to the Place de la Concorde, and...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Last week we came to know of some names who have stashed black money in HSBC in Switzerland. All this was possible due to not our governments but due to a whistle bower. Two...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 46-50, F 11 hrs ago

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    DOJ: Ferguson PD engaged in racially biased policing WASHINGTON — A Justice Department review has found that Missouri's troubled Ferguson Police Department engaged in a broad...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    On Friday (31 October) the leader of Islamist group Boko Haram announced that more than 200 mainly Christian schoolgirls abducted by the group from Chibok, in Borno state, Nigeria...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    Paring IT Down !! I like simple things in my life... friends, music, structure, patterns and puzzles, kids , sunrises, light rain, alone time, chocolate flavored ice cream...
    warriormama warriormama 41-45, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    self deception and in denial so called peace and prosperity most of us know the truth...working jobs, just surviving and taking pills to sleep and never wonder about what is...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    I have written about this before but it deserves a revisit. It is about political parties and politicians. The two-party, system categorizes people into groups based on their...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Dear Net Neutrality Proponents, You dear, sweet buffoons. I know you’re quite impressed that the Federal Communications Commission just passed a sweeping set of regulations...
    Brooke01 Brooke01 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a whistle blower who had attempted to expose some ugly truths about a provincial government Ministry. That was back in the day when I believed that justice was about evidence...
    wronglyaccused71 wronglyaccused71 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Monarchy is the best form of government that will work for society today and for the foreseeable future. They are symbol of unity for people of all races and religions in a country...
    pompeaj pompeaj 16-17, M 19 hrs ago

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    The least important story of mine related to this subject is that I am aware the governments are robbing people. I am aware with all the details, but I can't do much about it. It...
    PaulThePole PaulThePole 31-35 Feb 15

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    Sunni militants in northern Iraq gave Christians a zero-sum ultimatum: Convert to Islam or die. For at least one family in Qaraqosh, a city once considered the "Christian capital...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Turkish police use water cannon on protesters decrying religion in schools ANKARA Fri Feb 13, 2015 9:24pm GMT(Reuters) - Turkish police used water cannon in the western...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Feb 14

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    Senator SoandSo (R Somewhere or another) had a BIG idea to get the government out of peoples' everyday lives. His BIG idea: Abolish the rule that says Food Service workers have to...
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M Feb 17

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    Why is that INDIAN Telemarketing SCAMS are so prevalent? 1) I am aware that I will be seen as a racist commenting on this matter, but so be it. I have just, at 7.13pm on a Friday...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 5 Responses Feb 20

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    Honestly, this kind of lifestyle wouldn't really suit me. But I can't see anything at all wrong with people who choose to live this way. If all parties involved are happy with the...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not so sure I can be friends with religious people anymore or at least not right now because I'm not allowed to criticize religion even though it negatively influences the way...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 4

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    WHY GEORGE W. BUSH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ISIS It's not rocket science. It doesn't take an IQ of 180 to understand why George W. Bush is responsible for the very existence of the...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M Feb 15

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    Statement from Corrie family in response to the Israeli Supreme Court’s Dismissal of Appeal in Wrongful Death of Rachel Corrie Posted in News and Updates, Trial...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    Dirty money of world elite...HSBC face of evilThe biggest banking scandal everMoney doesn’t stink! Secret bank accounts maintained for terrorist, criminals, traffickers, tax...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Italian MPs back resolution on Palestine independenceFri Feb 27, 2015 2:43PMItalian parliamentarians have approved a non-binding resolution which calls on the government to...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Axis Capital Group Review: Indonesia Sufficient to Construction NeedsJakarta, Indonesia - With the continuous plan to build infrastructures, the government of Indonesia states...
    willh00p3r willh00p3r 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    What Snowden revealed was not a surprise to me. It was confirmation of what I suspected: the government is listening and reading our communications. And the government is calling...
    mengetpedicures mengetpedicures 26-30, M Feb 4

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    Funniest thing about my name, it's written 4 different ways on 4 important papers, and government issued ID. When someone ask for my "legal" name, I truly respond, "Hell, I don't...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 8

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    Government Job A guy goes to the Post Office to apply for a job. The interviewer asks him, "Are you allergic to anything?" He replies, "Yes, caffeine. I can't drink coffee...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 2 Responses