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In the movement for equality, justice and peace, we smile at trouble and gather strength from distress. We grow brave by reflection and do not shrink.

How We Reinvent Democracy in America

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We, the people, have more power than we think. To exercise our power, we must insist that our elected representatives serve us. If they don’t, we need to vote them out as quickly as possible.

Thomas Paine, Our Contemporary
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Paine did for the American Revolution what we must do for our present-day revolution against the corporate state: He created a political language that exposed the realities of despotic power and demanded a rational response. Paine did for the American Revolution what we must do for our revolution against the corporate state: He created a political language that exposed the realities of despotic power and demanded a rational response.

A Serious Candidate
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Obvious, off-the-wall politicians like Michele Bachmann were at one time deservedly dismissed as fringe candidates. But ironically, the liberal media has propelled such politicians from well-deserved mediocrity to suddenly being "serious" candidates.The liberal media has propelled off-the-wall politicians such as Michele Bachmann from well-deserved mediocrity to suddenly being "serious" candidates.

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Based on this video, it seems Fox News viewers are so patriotic they don't know anything about the origins of our country During this little history lesson, Glenn Beck explains who Tom Paine was: "kind of the me " In fairness, Beck made a disgusted face as he said it -- the same one we were making.

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