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Did the Great Experiment Fail?
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What can be done short of forming a militia to show your disdain?

Henry David Thoreau suggested passive resistance, tax avoidance and simple living in natural surroundings.

Ayn Rand suggested the people who are the engine of the economy go on strike.

Tax evasion and avoidance might now become a patriots duty.

Stock up on hardtack and clean water and hope the greatest system ever devised at some future time reboots itself.

"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." Thomas Jefferson

"The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead." Thomas Jefferson

"To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical. " Thomas Jefferson

"We may consider each generation as a distinct nation, with a right, by the will of its majority, to bind themselves, but none to bind the succeeding generation, more than the inhabitants of another country." Thomas Jefferson
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925He had keen insights into women... “If the instructions are not clear, if the oaverage joe-5/8/2014
924We need to listen to Sun Tzu, and come to know both our enemies and ourselves. WTom Clarke-5/8/2014
923From a 2009 Pew research poll As long as the Muslim population remains around average joe55/8/2014
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919Just a reminder... Obama has got to be proud of his “HOME”?????? state. &average joe14/5/2014
918Freedom of Religion in Canada? Matt Gurney Friday, Apr. 4, 2014 [graphic] Relaverage joe-4/4/2014
917 To: Bill who wrote (583159) 6/15/2004 10:27:50 AM From: Neocon Read Replies (1)average joe-4/1/2014
916In other words, as with AA, addicts and alcoholics never get better, but must reaverage joe-3/31/2014
915Interesting that the chief advocate of the medicalized drugs war is the granddauTom Clarke-3/31/2014
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912Made in China This was shown on “60 Minutes” a few weeks ago. Disgusting! Pleasaverage joe13/30/2014
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