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by Cat on Tue Apr 6th, 2021 at 04:37:00 AM EST
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causa belli
"So when we think about building up our economy around our infrastructure on something like water policy, it's literally about jobs, it's about the fundamental source of life that Tammy Duckworth was talking about. It will sustain life, and it's about ["]strengthening up["] our nation around a commodity that is a precious commodity.
California's progressive prosecutor, soon to be 47, has spoken.
by Cat on Wed Apr 7th, 2021 at 03:37:03 PM EST
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by Cat on Wed Apr 7th, 2021 at 05:12:39 PM EST
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US Congress to world: free uighurs and AOC
by Cat on Sat Apr 10th, 2021 at 02:16:58 PM EST
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Private Equity Hedge Funds in particular need to be repeatedly hit in the face with baseball bats. If they live they will get the message. What kind of bat? A fine equal to a tenth of their net worth each time would do.
 

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Apr 10th, 2021 at 07:43:34 PM EST
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Senate Cmt on Commerce, Science, & Transportation Legislative Hearing on the Endless Frontier Act, April 15, A/V
how to and to whom to drop money in order to compete with authoritarian China
by Cat on Wed Apr 14th, 2021 at 04:05:10 PM EST
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America First Caucus Policy Platform
America was founded on the basis of individual and state sovereignty, to ensure that no free American would be lorded over by a Monarch ever again. Unfortunately, bureaucrats in Washington,D.C. and the elites who control them have risen to form a new oligarchy--one that is far more decadent ,corrosive and hostile to the will of the people than the Founders could have ever dreamed of. This is why sovereignty is of paramount importance to the AFC.
by Cat on Sat Apr 17th, 2021 at 03:58:25 PM EST
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tl;dr:

The Republic went to hell when the Federal government stopped allowing white people to own property, i.e., black people.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Thu Apr 29th, 2021 at 04:10:29 PM EST
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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Apr 29th, 2021 at 11:04:36 AM EST
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With the Project for a New American Century* wars winding down the US needs a new war to keep the wheels of commerce humming.

Or something like that.

* remember them?

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Thu Apr 29th, 2021 at 04:12:51 PM EST
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Seems like there might be a pattern where empires end up spending so much on maintaining their empires that they go broke.
by asdf on Thu Apr 29th, 2021 at 05:24:09 PM EST
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