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  • jimbowski commented on the diary post How violent is South Africa? by cal222.

    2012-12-01 00:13:20View | Delete

    Socialism causes high murder rates,eh? Check out that other murder capital of the world, the United States, where – following your logic – capitalism causes high murder rates.

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post Guns or Butter by Daveparts.

    2012-11-24 00:24:45View | Delete

    Thanks for the depressing article! America needs its own “1989 Berlin Wall moment.” I wonder what it will look like? Will a million people scale the White House fence and occupy the White House lawn for days? Will another million refuse to leave the Capitol Rotunda? Imagine a million (not a few hundred thousand like [...]

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post Counter-petition to “Georgia secession” by QueenMab.

    2012-11-13 04:20:51View | Delete

    I would love see the entire South, along with Texas, secede. We lefties ought to create a petition in support of their secessionist desires. It would be a bipartisan effort.

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post FBI Raids Broadwell’s Home by Elliott.

    2012-11-12 23:12:51View | Delete

    I bet both political parties are covering-up the fact that Obama has continued the Bush rendition program in Libya. The Obama administration claims it ended the program. This is why Cantor and the Republicans refused to publicly disclose the scandal before the election. Just a hunch! Am I crazy? Do I need to take my [...]

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post FBI Raids Broadwell’s Home by Elliott.

    2012-11-12 20:47:05View | Delete

    The internet has spawned a whole new sexual revolution!

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post FBI Raids Broadwell’s Home by Elliott.

    2012-11-12 20:05:59View | Delete

    Maybe she was hoarding classified documents. Maybe she’s a spy for a foreign country?

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post About the Untold History of the United States by David Swanson.

    2012-11-11 19:52:55View | Delete

    They claim that Pearl Harbor was a surprise and reject claims that it was “abetted” by the U.S. government. But who claims that?

    The late great Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler predicted it. In 1935, he said :

    The Japanese, a proud people, of course will be pleased beyond expression to see the United States fleet so close to Nippon’s [...]

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post ‘CIA chief Petraeus’ resignation not just about affair’ by CTuttle.

    2012-11-10 22:48:43View | Delete

    Thankee, Mr. T. Agree with you that Obama is not likely clearing the deck of the Israel Firsters infecting his mind and his administration.

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post Petreaus…I predicut a another shoe by perris.

    2012-11-10 22:19:22View | Delete

    Thanks tut! Your link didn’t work for me but I assume you meant to post this one?

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post Petreaus…I predicut a another shoe by perris.

    2012-11-10 22:07:15View | Delete

    Just a hunch, but I bet he shared state secrets with his mistress to show off and impress her. I think THIS is the reason he resigned. It has less to do with cheating on his wife and more to do with violating national security laws. But, the good old boy network in DC is [...]

  • ALEC will merely re-organize into another obscure group. Abolishing ALEC won’t stop the money junkies from controlling the agenda in Washington. We have abolished a name to an organization, not their agenda.

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post Will Obama’s second term finally fulfill his 2008 promises? (Part I) by Shahid Buttar.

    2012-11-10 09:25:31View | Delete

    “We remember Ronald Reagan for overcoming the Soviet Union and its satellites.” Huh? Reagan “overcame” the Soviet Union? Really? How so? Reagan happened to be president when the Soviet Union began to implode. That is all. He didn’t “overcome” a damn thing.

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post A tale of two universes: debating on dailykos.com by cassiodorus.

    2012-10-31 23:35:44View | Delete

    Does Daily Kos still exist? I thought it went extinct like MySpace, Lycos, and AltaVista.

  • jimbowski commented on the blog post The culmination of the ultimate cult

    2012-10-30 01:36:46View | Delete

    Spain had almost ZERO government debt in the days prior to the 2008 crash. Same goes for Ireland. Yet, leaders in both nations pretend the problem is “big government.” Not sure whether to laugh or cry at this idiocy!

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan Explain the Past Four Years by David Swanson.

    2012-10-29 22:25:38View | Delete

    Nice review, Mr. Swanson! I have just one teeny tiny criticism. You say “the Occupy Movement would not have existed as a national phenomenon without the corporate media.” I’m not so sure about that. I think it would have existed even WITHOUT the corporate media. In fact, I would aver (hehe) that the movement would [...]

  • jimbowski commented on the blog post The US: The Saudi Arabia of Oil

    2012-10-24 16:50:39View | Delete

    A recent Wall Street Journal article mentioned that most of the extra oil produced in the U.S. is being shipped abroad. I believe the same thing will be true for all that oil shipped in the Keystone pipeline.

  • Interesting! I have struggled with whether I should boycott the election. In the famous Supreme Court case which found that “money equals speech” the justices said, in dicta, that if someday it can be shown that the election system is illegitimate the Court will re-consider its “money equals speech” rationale. So, since then, I’ve often [...]

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post POGO embarrasses watchdogs everywhere with sycophantic Obama email by MSPB Watch.

    2012-10-13 20:15:04View | Delete

    Interesting, thanks for the info. Wow, “creating procedures” to review whistleblower claims! Yee haw, Gomer! Throw us another bone, Obama! I had great respect for POGO; and while working in DC many years ago they were a great source. Too many of DC’s “progressive” groups are “attached” to Obama’s nipple, lol. Cringe-worthy!

  • Thanks for the info! I hate when people use the name “al-Qaeda” because all these groups had nothing to do with bin Laden or 9/11. In Iraq, for example, the people we call “al-Qaeda” are actually local Iraqi Salafists who refer to themselves as the “Islamic State of Iraq.” They rarely commit terrorist attacks outside of Iraq and have no real desires to bomb Western targets. I wonder how many of the Libyan “al-Qaeda” are just local Libyan citizens as well who aren’t hell bent on going to war with the West? Governments throughout the world blame everything on “al-Qaeda” to scare Americans into dumping more US tax dollars and blood for the benefit of the elite in foreign nations.

  • jimbowski commented on the diary post Where the Left and the Right get it wrong on Obama….mostly by cmaukonen.

    2012-10-06 15:27:05View | Delete

    Very interesting analysis and one with which I agree! It’s difficult for everyone to “get ahead” in life, but it’s more difficult for African Americans. As such, AA’s need to be bigger suck-ups in order to achieve the same heights as the average pampered white guy who was born with a silver spoon. I had [...]

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