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War in the Crimea,..1853-1856

Posted February 4th, 2015 at 06:08 AM by larkin

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I have been admonished over and over again for calling up for discussion, contemporary events occurring beyond 1990.

I do this not to claim a conservative or liberal point of view but I do historical parallels to illustrate that we've been here before and that this is the primary lesson of history...

Being American, a knowledge of history was low on the list of required accomplishments in primary and secondary education. The exception was the revolutionary war,
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Did Bush plot the outcome of 2004 election

Posted May 5th, 2013 at 03:53 AM by larkin

After spending 40 minutes composing my answer, I found the thread closed because of the prohibition on contemporary politics....

I do not think GWBush did anything except play his role as a presidential candidate.

From the ground up to the national stage, the Republican Party has been very aggressive in expanding their voter base through a series of strategies.

1.Being pro active on a local level using moral issues to create political divisions. ...
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NDAA temporally struck down

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 05:26 PM by larkin

This is a repeat comment to your Chis Hedges piece from this morning..

Hedges, Elsberg, Chomsky and West are genuine heroes but the work is far from done. The higher courts, especially the Supreme court has already been subverted and will not strike down the NDAA so easily.

The economic downturn is much greater than we have been told and principals believe that we are in for social upheaval and possibly chaos.

Over the last 10 years, precipitating...
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Occupy May Day 2012

Posted May 7th, 2012 at 05:21 AM by larkin
Updated May 7th, 2012 at 05:30 AM by larkin

Occupy May Day General Strike.

For the second time in half a year I made the 300 mile journey to New York City to stand with the Occupy Movement during the May Day general strike.

It was organized so that there would be a morning group in Bryant Park from 9am till 2pm. The second gathering would be formed in Union Square at 14th street and both groups would march downtown to Wall Street at 5:30..

I was not involved as organizer or as a member in a...
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[B]Occupy Brattleboro and Occupy Burlington, Vermont, December 2011[/B]

Posted December 25th, 2011 at 02:26 AM by larkin
Updated May 20th, 2012 at 05:33 PM by larkin

Occupy Brattleboro and Occupy Burlington, Vermont, December 2011


I have always liked Brattleboro.


Vermont's Senator, Bernie Sanders is one of the few in Washington with some guts to face down the forces that threaten to overwhelm us all. A small town on the Vermont Massachusetts line, it has always had a reputation of being fairly liberal, tolerant and it has a charm left over from another century.


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