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A bunch of Guacamole, here. . .part 4. . .
Posted By: MillRatUSMC aka Ricardo
Date: Thursday - March 8,2018 19:23
Astroturfing. . .
Astroturfing is the practice of masking the sponsors of a message or organization.
e.g., political, advertising, religious or public relations) to make it appear as though it originates.
From and is supported by a grassroots participant(s).
It is a practice intended to give the statements or organizations credibility.
By withholding information about the source's financial connection.
The term astroturfing is derived from AstroTurf, a brand of synthetic carpeting.
Designed to resemble natural grass, as a play on the word "grassroots."
The implication behind the use of the term.
Is that instead of a "true" or "natural" grassroots effort.
Behind the activity in question, there is a "fake" or "artificial" appearance of support.
Is there really a need for the 2nd amendment?. . .
The Second Amendmentís primary justification was to prevent the United States from needing a standing army.
Preventing the United States from starting a professional army, in fact, was the single most important goal.
Of the Second Amendment, it is hard to recapture this fear today, but during the 18th century.
Few boogeymen were as scary as the standing army ó an army made up of professional, full-time soldiers.
By the logic of the 18th century, any society with a professional army could never be truly free.
The men in charge of that army could order it to attack the citizens themselves.
Who, unarmed and unorganized, would be unable to fight back.
This was why a well-regulated militia was necessary to the security of a free state:.
To be secure, a society needed to be able to defend itself; to be free.
It could not exist merely at the whim of a standing army and its generals.
The men writing the Bill of Rights wanted every citizen to be in the militia.
And they wanted everyone in the militia to be armed.
If someone was prohibited from participating in the militia, the leaders of the Foundersí generation.
Would not have wanted them to have access to weapons.
In fact, the 18th-century regulations that required citizens to participate in the militia.
Also prohibited blacks and Indians from participating as arms-bearing members.
Come take our ′guns′ away.
States Sgt. Grit, no way!!!
nra: Your time is running out
Student: Your time is running out
Student and nra: The clock starts now
Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government; when this support is taken away, the constitution of a free society is dissolved, and tyranny is erected on its ruins.
∼ Ben Franklin
Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
∼ Ben Franklin
A great Empire, like a great Cake, is most easily diminished at the Edges.
∼ Ben Franklin
Free Speech for Me--But Not for Thee:
How the American Left and Right
Relentlessly Censor Each Other
∼ Nat Hentoff
The Day They Came to Arrest the Book
∼ Nat Hentoff
A Deep Study or an Analysis
What is the ideology behind MAGA?
Does it mean more freedom for the RICH.
At the expense of those less forunate?
Has America ever been so ripe for TYRANNY?
Steve Bannon called mainstream media institutions "the opposition party".
Whose negative coverage annoys the ′daft twerp′.
Even more than Kim Jong Un does.
Freedom − Wikiquote
Our faith in freedom does not rest on the foreseeable results in particular circumstances.
But on the belief that it will, on balance, release more forces for the good .
To make bona fide errors, to investigate human emotions must, by all means, be safe.
If the word FREEDOM should ever be more than an empty political slogan...
Vision and Ideology
What lies behind the veil of economics?
Vision and ideology.
What does the complicated subject matter of economic analysis conceal from view?
Our deep-lying, perhaps unanalyzable notions concerning human nature.
History, and the like; and the various disguises by which we come to terms.
Especially in capitalist society.
∼ Dissent Magazine
Without Freedom of Thought, there can be no such Thing as Wisdom.
And no such Thing as public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.
Which is the Right of every Man, as far as by it, he does not hurt or control the Right of another.
And this is the only Check it ought to suffer, and the only bounds it ought to know.
This sacred Privilege is to essential to free Governments, that the Security of Property.
And the Freedom of Speech always go together; and in those wretched Countries.
Where a Man cannot call his Tongue his own, he can scarce call any Thing else his own.
Whoever would overthrow the Liberty of a Nation, must begin by subduing.
The Freedom of Speech; a Thing terrible to Public Traitors.
If we go by this past year actions/executive orders
The ′daft twerp′ is driven by FEAR and HATE.
Fear that he cannot ever achieve his goals.
And the fear, he will go down as the most hated.
With the lowest approval rating of presidents before his presidency.
Something America that has forgotten: that the playing field is supposed to be even, but it isnít.
~ Megan Angelo
Hint, hint, hint, not for much longer.
Tell me who you walk with, and I'll tell you who you are.
From the Book of Republicans:
"Lo, we have many @$$holes running for President.
Let us consider, and pick the biggest.
And so it was done."
~ Emma Gonzalez
~ the MSD students movement down in Florida
Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
Diabetes II or Diabetes 2
Affect a few.
What's a body to do?
Walk a few.
Blocks or in a local mall.
Looking more like the puppet Walter!
Ricardo in virtual reality.
Is the term used to describe a three-dimensional.
Computer generated environment.
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