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I Believe They Like to Keep Us Fearful

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    Fear Factory

    In college, I was very much into global politics, news, media relations, etc. I stayed on top of current issues, followed war progression carefully, read  Noam Chomsky books, followed underground medias that exposed the truth behind shadow government conspiracies. It was my life...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2011

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    It's All The Same Brothers And Sisters

    Democrat or Republican, they are both one in the same. Our political parties are nothing but window dressing to keep this nation fooled into believing that we have real choices when going to the voting booth. Sure the party platforms, values, rhetoric and personalities are...
    juan1966 juan1966 46-50, M Oct 21, 2011

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    Which Is Why...

    ...I won't tune in. "Free your mind, and your *** will follow!" --George Clinton
    juan1966 juan1966 46-50, M 9 Responses Apr 28, 2009

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    Enough Already!

    Michael Jackson -- how much do you expect us to endure? Allow the poor soul to rest in peace, and give us all a break from the coverage will ya.
    juan1966 juan1966 46-50, M 12 Responses Jul 17, 2009

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    Something Must Be Done!

    The british+american governments create a problem in the eyes of the public,often even being guilty of staging the whole deeds themselves,then,after building up the public to a fearful squawking frenzy through the media,always with the threat that further action will follow from...
    pedrohedgerow pedrohedgerow 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2010

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    Not Just America

    two words: swine flu. so many people are too scared to even leave their homes. Why? Because the media like to tell us everything horrid about this disease but fail to reassure us. Swine flu is no more dangerous than normal flu. In NZ, 9 people have died so far, buuuut only one...
    Aryashi Aryashi 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2009

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    Which One Had It Right?

    Check out the link below.  What if they were BOTH right? http://rockus.posterous.com/713939
    ShewhoisEvolving ShewhoisEvolving 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2009

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    My real life friends are ok, but my Internet's understand me better... and don't judge me. I don't judge them either... I feel I understand them better and they understand me...
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    Samy27 Samy27 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Her breath came in short, razor sharp gulps. Her head had been positioned upon propped pillows with her frail, sunken cheek turned to face her seated and slumped husband. Her eyes...
    Freestanding Freestanding 56-60, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    my parents place is haunted by what seems to be a curious ghost lol it turns on lights, makes this heavy brass candle holder sway, lifts up the washer lid, makes my moms cell ring...
    ShannieB ShannieB 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I think the bible is a load of fairytales but I don't know if I believe in God or not. It says that God loves you... but then he damns you to hell if you're not a good person
    lilyonthefarm lilyonthefarm 13-15, F 7 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I am a pretty good judge of character in most circumstances. Life however sometimes throws you for a loop with individuals and their behavior. It's like watching the beautiful sun...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    sandygene sandygene 41-45, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    It's been my experience that cheaters are often successful in making others fool while sincere people are left alone at the end with empty hand. Nobody believe them.
    danishkhanm danishkhanm 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    ILoveBacon23 ILoveBacon23 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    ollynobody ollynobody 16-17, M 10 hrs ago

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    Totally!! their relationship can just be platonic. I have several guy friends that are just friends and they are some of the greatest people ever!! We can talk for ever and there...
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    Know what exactly? Do you really care what adults here think of you?! They have (I hope) a lot better to do. Seriously, I think we're wasting our time here with stupid debates and...
    AfricanGirl19 AfricanGirl19 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx 31-35, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Since I moved, I find it hard to not have my friends around, those who get me. It's hard to start over and learn about new people. It's hard to know who to trust and confide in...
    Hanna8393 Hanna8393 31-35, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I think they are some of the cutest and sweetest dogs!
    dezainah dezainah 46-50, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    ...i buy mostly whole grain foods. i love soy milk and almond milk. ...i am not very active so i try not to eat more than i need. thanks for holding me accountable. i have an...
    sunriseinmyeyes sunriseinmyeyes 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    My belief system regarding paranormal entities: a mini guide for the paranormal enthusiast21 Basic Points to Keep In Mind When Dealing With the Paranormal1. Paranormal entities are...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Universal Healthcare accessible to all regardless of income Some things such as Housing, Education and Health should not be left to the market to decide Education should be...
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    A lot of those older people are just white, fearful old men. They do not deserve respect.
    TrumpDestroyer TrumpDestroyer 26-30, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    The "friend zone" is just a stupid *** excuse for guys who can't get a girl they like. If you're nice to a girl, don't expect her to just like you. Being nice to people, is what...
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    58maria85 58maria85 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I know I'm always complaining about what my stranger for a Mother and her boyfriend and his family do to me, but I only post my experiences because I'm afraid. I know that I cannot...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #25 Miracles Jefferson Starship If only you believe like I believe, baby We'd get by If only you believe in miracles, baby So would i If only you believe...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Father I Thank You for what You are doing in me, through me and around me. May You soften my spiritual senses, my eyes, my ears and my being. Father You know the battle that I go...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Father I Thank You for what You are doing in me, through me and around me. May You soften my spiritual senses, my eyes, my ears and my being. Father You know the battle that I go...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F Jan 27

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