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Letter: Greed overtook presidential election




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November 14, 2012 | 1,387 views | 19 comments

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This once awesome nation, the brilliant snowcap on a distant mountain, the welcome light at the end of the dark road is no more. It has been bludgeoned to death by its own generosity. . . .

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The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
November 21, 2012 2:21pm
 
Readin' some of these posts kinda gives you an idea of what the headless chicken was thinkin'.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 20, 2012 1:45pm
 
Alvin......must have been....Mama did it most every Sunday.....my job was to help pick our the pin feathers.. Can you imagine PETA and the main stream press reaction at what was a common practice in the 30's and early 40's,... More ›

 
Alvin Charmaine  
November 20, 2012 12:06pm
 
Prairie was that a religious practice in your home?

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 20, 2012 4:37am
 
Alvin.....I remember my Mama wringing chicken necks for thanksgiving dinner. Maybe hard times will bring back some long forgotten talents among the fairer sex. :)

 
Alvin Charmaine  
November 19, 2012 8:54pm
 
Do yall remember when Sarah Palin stood in front of that turkey killing plucker machine on an interview? That was funny. A thanksgiving moment.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 19, 2012 9:43am
 
Beji....Thanks....read part four......Now we await the outcome.

 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
November 19, 2012 9:01am
 
If you jump to section 4 you get past the math and to the historical analysis.

 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
November 19, 2012 8:59am
 
Yea.. all that calculus is a bit much.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 19, 2012 5:20am
 
Beji.....Excellent suggestion. I read enough to recognize the comparison to the present day. I will have to admit that I lost a bit of interest when I got to the formulas.

 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
November 19, 2012 4:50am
 
At the risk of injecting a real comment in this thread, I suggest you google "The Curley Effect: The Economics of Shaping the Electorate" by some Harvard PHDs. Obama's game is a very old one.

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