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No i haven't watched the news since 1971 , Their all crooks , I write songs , why would I waste my time on their BS ?
they want to [naughty word removed] us with a profit , Were peasents. Trump might win , But he's a crook , Power and money , He don't give a [naughty word removed] about poor people, Well i guess he's better then sleepy Joe and saving whales and a shitty economy

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https://nicenews.com/
I’d rather be brainwashed by them
Then models and CNN
The world is coming to a end 24 hours a day

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The murmuring growls
Fiendishly waiting
As valor grays, such are the days
For the wolves of fading

No recompense for ruthless nature
Repute is no savior
Reconcile the call of the wild

Recall winter's howling inspiration
And a rise above station
Glory is such a short sweet story

Drooling, panting, pacing
Pensively hesitating
Death is near to the smell of fear
For the wolves of fading

The promise of bloody benevolence
And a brief reverence
Highlights a warriors plight

The pack heralds its merciless alpha
And sings to Valhalla
An ode to a paladin soul

One last ferocious snarl
Throat gaping
Mighty splendor shamefully surrenders
To the wolves of fading

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Well...
If they can't tell the difference between men and women
They'll sell you a snake that tastes like chicken...

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Its briilant , But i don't get what it means

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The Youngest American Soldier in WWII
Calvin L. Graham was the youngest U.S. military member during WWII, and is still the youngest recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. It wasn’t unusual for boys to lie about their age to enlist, but Graham was just 12 years old when he forged his mother’s signature and headed to Houston to enlist. The 125-pound, 5-foot-2 boy was miraculously cleared for naval service and assigned to the USS South Dakota as an anti-aircraft gunner.

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Sounds like a young man who was never coddled, but taught to face life head on.

Far cry from today's Gen-Z...

Or products of the 70s who act like they shouldn't have to be bothered with the facts of life. People like that really disturb me!

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Paint em as I see em
Sing what I believe in
So sick of all this lying
Gotta strive for harder trying


Let’s make lying wrong again in 2024
Something about truth, facts exact demands
Emotion and the intellect say all is twisted wrong
Let’s make lying wrong again in 2024


Let’s make lying wrong again in 2024
Riding lying Donnie all are judged by what they’ve done
No choice amongst stinking fish but hey lying’s simply wrong
Let’s make lying wrong again in 2024


I just paint em as I see em
Only sing what I believe in
So sick of all his lying
Gonna strive for harder trying


Things we need to talk about and truth is number one
Let’s make lying wrong again in 2024


Let’s make lying wrong again in 2024
Something about truth, facts exact demands
Lying Donnie stories meet the law the facts are strong
Let’s make lying wrong again in 2024


If writing ever becomes work I think I'm going to have to stop

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Bobulinski...

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He too will be seen to represent the truth or a lie...


If writing ever becomes work I think I'm going to have to stop

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There's no such thing as "extremism". There is only law abiding God fearing Constitutional citizenry... and everyone else.

Extremism in the name of freedom is no vice.
Law that does not apply universally is just tyranny.

What I find interesting is most people tend to agree on a moral level; The definitions of right and wrong are universally accepted. However, people drastically differ where law enforcement and criminal consequences are concerned. Some people like a nice wide and convoluted grey area to justify their excuses. Others prefer absolute individual and lawful accountability to keep everyone in line.

Then there's all the dimwits in the grey who can't do 6th grade math...

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It occurs to me that socialism caters to the lowest common denominator of society...
Then, expects everyone but the "ruling class" to live by that diminished standard; Unless, of course, the ruling class can also use that standard as their excuse for impropriety...

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James Madison, Property
29 Mar.1792

This term in its particular application means "that dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in exclusion of every other individual."

In its larger and juster meaning, it embraces every thing to which a man may attach a value and have a right; and which leaves to every one else the like advantage.

In the former sense, a man's land, or merchandize, or money is called his property.

In the latter sense, a man has a property in his opinions and the free communication of them.

He has a property of peculiar value in his religious opinions, and in the profession and practice dictated by them.

He has a property very dear to him in the safety and liberty of his person.

He has an equal property in the free use of his faculties and free choice of the objects on which to employ them.

In a word, as a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights.

Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions.

Where there is an excess of liberty, the effect is the same, tho' from an opposite cause.

Government is instituted to protect property of every sort; as well that which lies in the various rights of individuals, as that which the term particularly expresses. This being the end of government, that alone is a just government, which impartially secures to every man, whatever is his own.

According to this standard of merit, the praise of affording a just securing to property, should be sparingly bestowed on a government which, however scrupulously guarding the possessions of individuals, does not protect them in the enjoyment and communication of their opinions, in which they have an equal, and in the estimation of some, a more valuable property.

More sparingly should this praise be allowed to a government, where a man's religious rights are violated by penalties, or fettered by tests, or taxed by a hierarchy. Conscience is the most sacred of all property; other property depending in part on positive law, the exercise of that, being a natural and unalienable right. To guard a man's house as his castle, to pay public and enforce private debts with the most exact faith, can give no title to invade a man's conscience which is more sacred than his castle, or to withhold from it that debt of protection, for which the public faith is pledged, by the very nature and original conditions of the social pact.

That is not a just government, nor is property secure under it, where the property which a man has in his personal safety and personal liberty, is violated by arbitrary seizures of one class of citizens for the service of the rest. A magistrate issuing his warrants to a press gang, would be in his proper functions in Turkey or Indostan, under appellations proverbial of the most compleat despotism.

That is not a just government, nor is property secure under it, where arbitrary restrictions, exemptions, and monopolies deny to part of its citizens that free use of their faculties, and free choice of their occupations, which not only constitute their property in the general sense of the word; but are the means of acquiring property strictly so called. What must be the spirit of legislation where a manufacturer of linen cloth is forbidden to bury his own child in a linen shroud, in order to favour his neighbour who manufactures woolen cloth; where the manufacturer and wearer of woolen cloth are again forbidden the oeconomical [Volume 1, Page 599] use of buttons of that material, in favor of the manufacturer of buttons of other materials!

A just security to property is not afforded by that government, under which unequal taxes oppress one species of property and reward another species: where arbitrary taxes invade the domestic sanctuaries of the rich, and excessive taxes grind the faces of the poor; where the keenness and competitions of want are deemed an insufficient spur to labor, and taxes are again applied, by an unfeeling policy, as another spur; in violation of that sacred property, which Heaven, in decreeing man to earn his bread by the sweat of his brow, kindly reserved to him, in the small repose that could be spared from the supply of his necessities.

If there be a government then which prides itself in maintaining the inviolability of property; which provides that none shall be taken directly even for public use without indemnification to the owner, and yet directly violates the property which individuals have in their opinions, their religion, their persons, and their faculties; nay more, which indirectly violates their property, in their actual possessions, in the labor that acquires their daily subsistence, and in the hallowed remnant of time which ought to relieve their fatigues and soothe their cares, the influence [inference?] will have been anticipated, that such a government is not a pattern for the United States.

If the United States mean to obtain or deserve the full praise due to wise and just governments, they will equally respect the rights of property, and the property in rights: they will rival the government that most sacredly guards the former; and by repelling its example in violating the latter, will make themselves a pattern to that and all other governments.

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Volume 1, Chapter 16, Document 23
Property: James Madison, Property
The University of Chicago Press

The Papers of James Madison. Edited by William T. Hutchinson et al. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1962--77 (vols. 1--10); Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1977--(vols. 11--).

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Someone please tell me that it's easy to see how today's political issues are nothing new or specific to GenZ...

In fact, the issues are as common and antiquated as 1+1...

When are "progressives" ever going to practice what they preach about "equity" and "real change"?

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This upcoming election is going to be so very fuk'd!


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