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Daily Show target CNN’s Fearmongering with “Target USA”

Daily Show target CNN’s Fearmongering with “Target USA” (Be afraid Everywhere of Everything!!!)

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August 18, 2006 Posted by | Shenanigans, TV, USA, Videos, War, World Issues | Leave a comment

We Have Met the Enemy in the War On Terror. . . and He Is Us

“The German people in the 1930s were happy to sacrifice their liberties to a leader who would keep them secure. They did this for 12 years. For the 8871st time, Bush II is not Adolf Hitler. However, the American people are in total denial that their own government, left unchecked, can do far more harm than any foreign terrorist.”

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Also, an interesting quote pulled from the comments of a Digg user:

“Of course the people don’t want war. But after all, it’s the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it’s always a simple matter to drag the people along whether it’s a democracy, a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism, and exposing the country to greater danger.”

— Herman Goering at the Nuremberg trials

August 17, 2006 Posted by | USA, War, World Issues | Leave a comment

Joe Scarborough: Is Bush an Idiot?

Joe Scarborough started his program tonight asking the question “is Bush an idiot?”. Not only did he do a great run down of clips involving some of the most famous “Bushisms”, but he did have an interesting conversation about this question with Lawrence Donnell and John Fund.(video included)

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August 17, 2006 Posted by | USA, War, World Issues | Leave a comment