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?The Savageness of Man?

Posted on Apr 3, 2008
Robert Kennedy

Forty years ago today, Robert Kennedy informed a crowd gathered in the center of Indianapolis that Martin Luther King Jr. had been shot. The improvised but powerful speech that followed is widely credited for keeping the peace in that community. Indianapolis was one of the few big cities in America that did not erupt into violence that night.

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By cyrena, April 6, 2008 at 4:44 am Link to this comment

I love this. I think I’ll keep smoking too. It does seem to do a number on the respiratory system though, so I would recommend a switch to an additive-free one like American Spirit, or any of the Tukish blends, unless you roll your own. Doesn’t make ‘em any ‘safer’ just makes ‘em less poisonous with all of the extra additives that create additions beyond the nicotine itself.

Still, other than that, my heart and my brain are just fine. (they’ve both been recently evaluated with state of the art equipment).

I don’t do floride in the toothpaste either. Not any longer. Just seems like too many folks are sort of going nutso, so it had to be either the water or the floride. But, I don’t think our water here comes from a well, (it’s extremely nasty) so I have to buy the spring stuff. (fortunately it’s not overly priced since there is a source fairly close)

Let’s keep comparing tin hats and see how it works out.

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By jimmyjam, April 5, 2008 at 7:40 am Link to this comment

Jimmy Carters entire team walked out on him, real good leader, do you still have your teeth? Maybe too much antidepressants have cause a rise in certain ailments, also as the population increases, and the amount and way diseases are reported it’s only obvious that they all increase.  And for the blind that say Rev, Wright was a true patriot, because he was a Marine, so wasn’t Lee Harvey Oswald. By the way Exxon/Mobile paid 65million in taxes last year, and employs over 60 thousand people, so much for corp America.

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By jimmyjam, April 5, 2008 at 7:32 am Link to this comment

me too

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By Purple Girl, April 5, 2008 at 5:15 am Link to this comment

I’m starting to buy the idea fluoride has a mentally dulling effect (Nazi’s started the idea) and Smoking actually speeds up Brain activity.
I live in an area that uses a Well,  not city water. I smoke and have for years. Funny although i was always suspecious of our ‘Gov’t’ activities I never saw things as Clearly as I do now. As obvious as the nose On my Face (and my Nose has th esize to denote ‘character’ thanks Mom)Terrorism started in the’70s , so did the Oil crisis, Equal rights staled (woman have gotten about a $0.02 raise since) 9/11 was an attack on the MIC, Not US. We are fighting a War for the Incs. Cheney has put puppet Regimes Up for his Groups Global Benefit. Last Honest man in the Oval Office was Jimmy - who was sabotaged by Ronny’s (had alzheimers while still inoffice- if not before) Task masters.
Where are those 15 boxes regarding converstions between Ruby & Oswald? Why was JE Ray beleived by MLK’s Son, Why did Mark Chapman have ‘Training’ much like Oswalds??
I’m no longer going to buy fluoride Toothpaste, and I’m going to continue smoking (if for no other reason I won’t be a long term burden on the healthcare system oUr children will have to try to live with- inc run). Why is Autism, alzheimers and Parkinsons on the Rise- enviromental toxins supplied by the Corporationist plus the numerous anti depressants, Docs hand out like Candy? I’m fashioning my own tin hat.

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By Fadel Abdallah, April 4, 2008 at 8:32 pm Link to this comment

As we commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the assassination of M.L. King, we are sadly reminded too of the assassination of both John Kennedy and his brother Robert Kennedy; three important American figures who were sincerely working towards making America a real light unto the nations. But sadly, the three of them were assassinated by savage white persons, who were certainly not acting alone, but rather acting on behalf of the forces of darkness in the society.

What frightens me most is that after all these years the American justice system has failed to uncover the criminal groups responsible for these assassinations, to the point that one is almost justified to believe in inside conspiratorial theories. For what is clear to me, even in the absence of clear evidence, is that these assassinations were politically, religiously or racially motivated and they were not the mere result of individual criminal savages acting alone.

And as we are living now a season of election highly charged with partisan political, religious and racial overtures, one cannot ignore the frightening prospect that those savage criminal groups among us might act again as they acted before.

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By GrammaConcept, April 4, 2008 at 7:57 pm Link to this comment

You constantly come across as angry, sad, and deeply depressingly despairing…..understandable for awhile….but where can it take you?
Surely there are ways you could actually serve the good, which could help
to actually begin to heal your obviously broken heart.

Addiction to negativity is the greatest danger;
it leads only to further delusion,
followed by more, and then,  yet more,

As we think, so we become….....Free Will Personified..
Wishing you well on your journey..

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By BlueEagle, April 4, 2008 at 12:53 pm Link to this comment

JF - very true. I’m just surprised that as things heat up the power struggle among the “bosses” doesn’t heat up too. I don’t hear of any “bosses” being removed. Perhaps, because the removal of “bosses” is a very quiet endeavor. I really hope the different factions at the top get restless.

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By bretzky, April 4, 2008 at 9:01 am Link to this comment
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remember that ronald reagan opposed it

So did John McCain…and he’s at The Lorraine this morning trying to act all Presidential…idiot!

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By tiresias, April 4, 2008 at 1:52 am Link to this comment

remember that ronald reagan opposed it

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