The Ends and Means of Noble Lies and Pious Frauds

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by wkmac, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. wkmac

    wkmac Well-Known Member


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  2. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    Sounds like our founding fathers who thought that only white men who were landowners or people of wealth should vote.

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  3. wkmac

    wkmac Well-Known Member

    You forgot the whole manifest destiny thing too! Seems they trampled all over the Lockean ideal before the Declaration of Independence ink was even dry. Then tossed it all to the 4 winds with the horror that was to become known as the US Constitution.

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    Wonder how few here will have the courage to watch part 1 of the BBC "Power of Nightmares" must less parts 2 or 3?

    Yeah I thought so but then that in itself explains why we have the gov't and society we do.
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