WHY I’M NOT PATRIOTIC (ONGOING)

4 03 2009

Were slaves, d’ya think?

(Place your cursor over each link to see what it’s about. I will add more examples as they arise. New examples surface in the news every couple of days. I don’t have to go looking for them!)

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http://www.2theadvocate.com/blogs/politicsblog/44950497.html

13

http://www.slate.com/id/2216608/

12

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7984748.stm

11.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/world_news_america/7990988.stm

10.

On the other hand, there’s this:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/03/us/03churchill.html?ref=us

9.

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/03/parents-fight-child-porn-threats-against-sexting-teens.ars

8.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/24/us/24savana.html?hp

7.

AIG Insurance Co. bonuses.

[I had thought the capacity of the American people for populist rage — non-right-wing variety– had wholly dried up.]

6.

Bernie Madoff

5.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/12/opinion/12kristof.html?em

4.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/15/magazine/15Bush-t.html?pagewanted=2&_r=1&hp

3.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/03/business/03medschool.html?em

2.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/04/business/04penny.html?em

1.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/04/business/04dead.html?em

Here’s a bit of hope on this one:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/03/11/schumer-

will-investigate_n_173818.html


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30 03 2009
bruthersgizzer

Darn right, slaves for the man. Like Jim Morrison once said, “All our lives we sweat and save. Building for a shallow grave.”

30 03 2009
nightman1

I didn’t know he said that!

A friend told me to be glad to be here in the USA because, see, all those third world people want to come here!

But this is a developed country, and we don’t need to compare ourselves to the Third World, where Jim’s statement has always been right.

We need to compare ourselves to other developed nations, like France and Japan, instead.

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