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    Fezwick Fezwick 31-35, M Dec 19, 2006

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    Why We Should Denounce Michele Bachmann

    During and since her failed bid for the GOP's presidential nomination, we have endured Michele Bachmann's chest-pounding and self-glorified pledge that she will work to repeal Obamacare in its entirety even though it appears no one has informed the congresswoman from Minnesota's...
    cmmacneil cmmacneil 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    every one keeps saying government sucks,

    it needs to be replaced etc. What would you replace it with, other governments have been tried through out the world and through out history without much success, even anarchy you would still have the strong hurting the weak, or taking from those who cannot defend themselves. SO...
    joeske joeske 46-50, M Oct 24

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    Thatcher Has Finally Taken The Dirt Knapp. Maybe We Should Plant A Wooden Stake In Her Heart, Just In Case...

    Many fellow Britons may have heard that in the event of the anti christ's- sorry, I mean Margaret thatchers death, jubilant throngs have lined the streets to celebrate. You may have also heard that the UK government has dipped into the countries savings and spent roughly 3.6...
    Domabetes24 Domabetes24 18-21, M 1 Response May 28, 2013

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    Boycotting To Support Fair Labor Practices.

    I was never really political because, i thought that it was boring. But, lately I've become very interested in the labor movement. I used to work in the service industry with a company that paid a living wage and provided affordable health cvg, but there are many people who...
    Jocastacocoa Jocastacocoa 31-35, F Aug 30, 2013

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    I love American politics.

    I am a political junkie. Personally, I do not give a damn who you vote for just vote. This is one of our most precious freedoms in this country.
    christymclake christymclake 31-35, F May 8

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    This has happened to me a few times now,

    when ever a Obama supporter post how great he(Obama) is, and I post an opposing position with facts from the labor board etc. even when done civilly and respectfully the Obama supporter calls me a name like liar, than bans me... This seems to be the way democrats debate, they...
    joeske joeske 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 17

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    Misconceptions

    I continue to be amazed by the number of people who routinely vote for Sir Winston Churchill as the Greatest Brit. This is a man who, amongst other things, said: I do not understand the squeamishness about the use of gas. I am strongly in favour of using poisonous gas against...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M Feb 19, 2013

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    yingzilin yingzilin 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    “The People Speak”, Watch It!

    Okay EPeeps, This is an unabashed plug for the “The People Speak”, premiering tomorrow Sunday December 13, 8/7c on the History Channel. I watched Bill Moyers Journal last night where he interviewed Howard Zinn about this two hour show. As an old activist of the...
    newdaydogEP newdaydogEP 70+, M Dec 12, 2009

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    Liberalism Vs. Conservatism: Classic Vs. Contemporary

    Arguably some fundamental theories of political science have been morphed or redefined from the thoughts of the nation's Founding Fathers, perhaps foremost those of liberalism and conservatism. And instead of advancing the idea that the application of both concepts as they were...
    cmmacneil cmmacneil 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 11, 2012

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    The Truth About Politics -- A Tribute To Charley Reese

    pasted from:http://usa.goooh.com/2011/03/16/taxes/charley-reeses-final-column-why-we-have-taxes-and-deficits/ Charley Reese’s Final Column – “Why we have taxes and deficits” by Editor Reposts Charley Reese’s Final Column…Retired reporter for the Orlando Sentinel...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F Aug 4, 2012

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    yingzilin yingzilin 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    http://www.huffingtonpost.

    com/qasim-rashid/9-israel-palestine-facts_b_5643077.html What do you think about this? Do you think these facts could be a way towards peace between Israel and Palestine?
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 15

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    I believe that the democratic republic we claim

    to have is dead. International banks and corporations seem to own everything even "our" politicians. When they run for office who pays for their campaign? Thats right its corporations. Do you really think that they just give them the money and not expect anything in return? The...
    MrSchutzstaffel MrSchutzstaffel 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 2

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    20 years from now, I will be in Heaven --bye !

    !This was written by a woman born in Egypt as a Muslim.. Make sure you read the paragraph (in red) toward the end. Joys of Muslim Women By Nonie Darwish In the Muslim faith a Muslim man can marry a child as young as 1 year old and have sexual intimacy with this child...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    So,US-EU aid for Ukraina just started.

    Naftogas ll be quartered and privatized.Owners of Naftogas ll be Timoshenko,Poroshenko,Yacenyuk and some western companies.Gas for Ukrainian families ll be very expansiv.It s the first economic succes of Maidan people.
    ericruxus ericruxus 46-50, M Jun 4

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    I am an open Communist/Socialist

    who believes that the writings of Marx and Engles are scarily true about today's current situation. I want the western capitalist adaptation of Communism to stop, i'm tired of being labelled as "evil" and a "nazi" (i know, they obviously failed history class) just because i...
    Gerald6 Gerald6 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    The Left Wing said they'd abolish poverty.

    The Right Wing said they'd abolish bureaucracy. Odin said he'd abolish Ice Giants. Where are the Ice Giants? Vote Odin for 2016! #Odin2016
    ranchlife14 ranchlife14 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Politics decides fate of societies

    and in turn individuals. People should be more aware of it than the politicians themselves. Else they are going to eat you and your money.
    philophil philophil 31-35, M Mar 17

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    Reacting to Palin

    My friend  text this to me after we discussed McCain's choice for his VP running mate is 44 year old Gov Sarah Palin "Senator McCain,      America isn't backing Obama because he's black. America isn't backing Obama because he's Young. America...
    LonelyStar LonelyStar 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 18, 2008

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    Down With The Media?

    I despise the way the media portrays our politicians, especially when a federal election is on the way. I can't stand how the newspapers are so biased - only attacking one political party or the other with ridiculous exaggeration and hyperbole. Journalists love to focus on all...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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    I'm 15 and going to be a sophomore next year.

    I'm like the only one in my class that pays attention to current events while other kids are focused on basketball and crap. I'm a strong Christian Conservative Republican and proud of it!
    lucase99 lucase99 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 14

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    Time To Quit Exporting Our Oil

    We need to implementing a ban, on the exportation of oil. We export, more then we import. Most of which is processed into diesel, to power cargo ships to export raw goods overseas, to have them manufactured into products with cheaper labor. Then have the finished products loaded...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    When did you realized

    that hamas is a pure terorist?
    leoblum leoblum 13-15, M Jul 24

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    The Top Companies Who Paid Lobbyists More More Than They Paid In Taxes. the list goes profits, taxes paiid, and amount paid to lobbyists

    General"Electric "$10,460" L$4,737 "$84.35" PG&E"Corp. "$4,855" L$1,027 "$78.99" Verizon"Communications "$32,518" L$951 "$52.34" Wells"Fargo "$49,370" L$681 "$11.04" American"Electric"Power "$5,899" L$545 "$28.85" Pepco"Holdings "$882" L$508 "$3.76" Computer"Sciences "$1,666" L$3...
    promethius50 promethius50 46-50, M Dec 7, 2011

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    What Is Behind Politics

    I like politics in the sense that it allows me to fully understand what is behind the decision process of our congressional leaders. A lot of what goes on interests me because everything that they decide on will in some way have an effect on my life. I would like some more...
    Californiarocks Californiarocks 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    Read and follow my politics blog

    that I am setting up to help students by simplifying what they need to know! Mainly British politics, but I want to aim to do lots of US (and others) frequently! studentpolitics.tumblr.com
    SilverQuaid SilverQuaid 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Obama sucks!!!!!!!!!!

    !!!!!!!!!!!!
    nickoroni nickoroni 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    Its interesting.After every meeting of Obama

    and Holland,Holland ´s party loses 2 percent of preferences,Sarkozy ´s party loses 1 percent,and Marie Le Pen ´s party have 3 percent higher preferances.If Obama stay US president still 1 year,Marie Le Pen ll be next French president.
    ericruxus ericruxus 46-50, M Jun 5

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    I support finishing of French membership in

    NATO.I don ´t support Obama ´s and Tusk ´s activities in Ukraine .I support high penalty for Goldman Sachs dirty activities in Greece and Cyprus before collapse
    nicolsabonis nicolsabonis 22-25, F Jun 3

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    Prescription For America's Drug Problem

    America declared a war on drugs about 45 years ago. This war has been about as successful as our foray into Vietnam. I'm sorry: less successful. There was a time in our past when the government tried to make alcohol illegal. The only thing this accomplished was to make several...
    jeffhickox jeffhickox 51-55, M Apr 7, 2009

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    I Love Politics! ...

    I love politics! I also love to argue my points! Try me some time! ^_^
    WritersDaughter WritersDaughter 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    Vladimir Putin on dealing with Islam No

    wonder he was selected by Forbes as the most powerful person in the world! This is one time our elected leaders should pay attention to the advice of Vladimir Putin. I would suggest that not only our leaders but every citizen of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the UK...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Anthony Weiner: The Man, The Legend...The Liar.

    I usually make articles related to bullying, but since I started a new section on my website that will involve virtually anything...why not. I really had no problem with the man at first, I could look past his past transgressions because they were just that: In the past. I was...
    WeArePeople02 WeArePeople02 22-25, M Jul 30, 2013

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    i never used to be a big fan of politics

    but since watching prime ministers questions and stuff like that its been very entertaining. Snce that i've got really into it and how its screwed up, i think that i would like to be involved with it, but not undera party we already have, maybe under a new approach but i don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 21, 2013

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    A few years back, my next door neighbor (a

    peer) said something like "Obama is just trying to take all of our money" (they're a pretty well-off family) and I remember her going off on this little rant about how bad the president is because she probably heard so many biased things from her parents. I like to keep myself...
    polythenejam polythenejam 13-15, F Jul 18

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    You Can't Be Serious

    Ok. so the Navy has been faced with a challenge of National Defense, and in the face of this challenge, they have shown more military bearing than I think any group of people could muster up. The admiral in this video is amazing. Sadly, the congressman in this video is...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2011

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    I Will Face the Consequences of Your Actions

    Sen. McCain Gov Palin,    Though I have doubts that either of you will ever take the time to read this, or follow the link, but one can only hope that you would take an interest in what troubled Americans may have to say. I am a young veteran of 24. I have the sense...
    LonelyStar LonelyStar 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 18, 2008

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    When you think about it,

    there's so much money in the world, there are billions of dollars on certain people's bank accounts and yet there is so much poverty, so many people die of hunger and curable diseases. If we would put high taxes, somewhere around 50 percent on people who earn, lets say over 300...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    An Idea

    The idea of what is posted below was to email to twenty friends, and then each of them send to twenty friends.  For me, this kind of thing ends up being a virus in itself because many of the people you'd send it to, would send it back to you, and so on and so forth.  I don't...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F Mar 14, 2011

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    Crazy Politics

    Its the night before voting you would think the politicians were toast If outer space aliens could understand English they would think only devils were running for every post crooks every one, evil to the core, mentally unstable and plotting for war. we love these devils...
    flyingstone flyingstone 61-65, F 4 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    I Like Politics So Much

    I want to become a great politician and represent my country in united nations, actually my dream is to become the president of Pakistan, This is not just a dream but I am trying to convert it in reality, I am doing many things to make my dream come true, I am the member of Youth...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    Obama And Past President

    Are nothing but bought front man for big corporations we need true patriots like Ron Paul and Gary Johnson
    awkzach awkzach 18-21, M Sep 1, 2013

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    My Thoughts On What's Going On Right Now

    In my view of point, we (The United States) should not be in this problem with Syria. Yes I understand the problems that's going on with them inside their country, but what about the United States. We have to hep our-self first before we help anybody else first. Were not a...
    Xmidniteangel15X Xmidniteangel15X 18-21, F Sep 9, 2013

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    Australian Pm Insists No Argument With Indonesia

    http://padlet.com/wall/wali4b6wbe Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday said he was confident his government could work with Indonesia despite a senior Jakarta official calling his controversial asylum-seeker policy "offensive". Indonesian MP Tantowi Yahya, a member...
    charltoncrown charltoncrown 22-25, M Sep 20, 2013

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    There are a lot of changes

    that this country needs to make. I focus on the social issues, like religion, abortion, gay marriage, etc. The society needs to go forward, not backwards. In Congress, out of 533 people, only 1 is unaffiliated. Everyone else is religious. That is about .002%. In contrast, 20...
    sunny1818 sunny1818 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Related Experiences

    I think the Presidents are the mascot for the US. Election time is like halftime. They bend over backwards, do flips, wave and smile to appeal to you, but at the end of the day...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    Politics and religion are two sides of the same coin. And it's a counterfeit coin.
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M Nov 15

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    Everybody is a self proclaimed genius in politics during the elections. And everyone persons religion is the only religion. This is how people die.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 16

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