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It seems the decision to launch a full 'independence' referendum has stoked even more division in the Donetsk region of Ukraine as rocks, smoke grenades, tear gas, and flash-bangs are being exchanged between pro-Russian separatists and a suddenly invigorated (after folding the last few days) riot-police force in the city center as separatists tried to storm the Prosecutor's office.







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Thu, 05/01/2014 - 08:55 | 4715500 PartysOver
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"Never Let a good Crisis go to waste"  The Progressive Playbook has been opened again.  All in the Name of O'care and Social Justice.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 08:58 | 4715514 Oh regional Indian
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Funny isn't it how regressive progressives are?

Clever fuckers, who gave each other these duplicitous names.

In their play book, a dictator is the apex libertarian.

Poor ordinary people.


Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:00 | 4715521 onewayticket2
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"Affordable care act", "Fairness Doctrine" and the list goes on.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:04 | 4715535 Oh regional Indian
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Seriously, as far as they take it and as cliched as it has become to point out.... 1984, playing right out....

And the two biggest control elements?

Language and Entertainment....

And the TeeVee...

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:18 | 4715584 SamAdams
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"Citizens United", "Patriot Act" and the big one, "Federal Reserve".

And let's not forget the one from the Bush/Harriman favorite, Der Fuhrer's "Enabling Act"


Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:21 | 4715603 Oh regional Indian
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One would be hard pressed to tell the difference between:

The Handbook of Doublespeak

and the

Handbook for Naming Givernment ProgrOms...


Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:25 | 4715615 Stackers
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Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government,

~ Thomas Jefferson July 1776

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:29 | 4715629 Oh regional Indian
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It's a warm and brave sentiment there Stackers, but it still asks for Government which is Govern Ment, ergo, Mind Control.

We don't need no stinking government.

We need enlightened self-organized collectives....

Post Modern Tribalism....first mad-max THEN narnia

Hedge accordingly



Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:46 | 4715681 Arius
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Here is what is going on in the real world, while these nobodies in Wall Street keep selling commodities they dont have.... what a scheme the wall street is ...

Sure the system is up for a reset where you will be able to sell only what you possess....





Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:49 | 4715917 Manthong
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What I find aggravating is how they fooled the population into thinking that Communists are on the far left and fascists/Nazis are on the far right. Even the editorial staff at RT (who label the neo-fascists in Ukraine “right wing”) do not understand that Communism and Fascism are but two flavors of the same socializing ideology.

Like how do you say “National Socialist German Workers Party” in German.. and did they go by another name?

A true far right winger is either a bomb thrower who wants to abolish all government or a hermit.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:45 | 4715683 Arius
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Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:36 | 4715646 Cathartes Aura
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Governments are instituted among Men,. . .the People. . . alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government


sounds like a Hellish feedback loop, and History seems to prove my point.

The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.

perhaps 'tis time for things to fall apart, loose some Anarchy on "the world".

says this indignant desert bird. . .

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:42 | 4715674 Oh regional Indian
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That is one resonantly dark and apropos piece of poemery CA.

When the ceter si lost, the vortex collapses.


Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:59 | 4715739 Cathartes Aura
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as within, so without


no - thing happens in a vacuum,

personal response - ability needs to happen before any of us will be - hold it

in the Worlds.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:11 | 4715803 Oh regional Indian
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Ye olde Her Mees, thrice majestic...


Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:58 | 4716620 Lower Class Elite
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“I mistrust all systematizers and avoid them. the will to a system is a lack of integrity.” Fred. N.


Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:21 | 4715606 ApollyonDestroy
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Ahh that good ole' ndaa enabling act. It's going to be a doozy when barack signs that one into effect

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:23 | 4715609 svayambhu108
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I think is time for the beast(empire) to be scared as well, we've got our share. 

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:48 | 4716563 Dublinmick
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he Latest and Biggest Battle Between East and West Converges in the Ukraine
Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:46 | 4715696 Chupacabra-322
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@ onewayticket2,

Patriot Act
NDAA National Defense Authorization Act

And, remember this one:

Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008

Yes, free money given via the tax payer to the CIA drug money Laudering TBTFBanksters.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:06 | 4715506 IridiumRebel
IridiumRebel's picture's May Day. Symbolic day for the Russians so let's see if it really starts to pop off over there.

This could be the trading floor at the CME with the silver ass fuck happening.....makes total sense too as milk is 6 bucks a gallon now, gas is 4 bucks, but PMs are at 1999 levels price adjusted of course.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:33 | 4715641 IridiumRebel
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MOSCOW - Tens of thousands of Russians marched through Red Square on Thursday as part of May Day celebrations in the first such display of Soviet-era-like ceremony since 1991 - the year the Communist Soviet Union dissolved.

"For the first time, stages will be filled, and five thousand (labor) veterans will stand on the tribunes of Red Square," Sergei Chernov, chairman of the Moscow Labor Union Federation, was quoted by ITAR-Tass as saying, ahead of the march, which is being seen as part of President Vladimir Putin's efforts to stoke patriotic feelings following Russia's annexation of Crimea.

As many as 2 million people were expected to be on hand for the event organized by Russian labor unions, which are mostly loyal to the Kremlin. In the end, about 100,000 people participated in the celebration, some holding signs saying: "Let's go to Crimea for vacation" and "Putin is right." Russian flags fluttered through the crowd.

Moscow's Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, whose City Hall approved the measure, lead the procession.

Earlier, he assured that it would not be a return to Soviet times.

"I can say that there won't be famous statesmen standing on the Mausoleum (like in the Soviet Union)," ITAR-Tass quoted him as saying.

May Day was celebrated with massive rallies on Red Square during the days of the Soviet Union as a commemoration of labor. Red posters glorifying the working man were carried aloft past members of the Soviet Politburo, the unelected leaders of the state, who stood atop the mausoleum housing the body of the Russian revolutionary and the first Soviet leader, Vladimir Lenin.

The Red Army marched past in lockstep, and trucks laden with ICBMs were paraded past the crowds in a show of might to the world.

But after the collapse of communism here 23 years ago the annual parade gave way to less political festivities. The Communist Party and smaller leftist groups still held rallies, but they never regained the stature of the old days.

Many Muscovites customarily use to leave the city ahead of May 1 since it is a holiday. Road blocks and traffic disruptions are common.

More pompous in recent years has been the Victory Day on May 9, commemorating the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.

This year's May Day parade comes against a backdrop of patriotism mixed with repression in the wake of Russia's annexation of Ukraine's breakaway republic of Crimea last month.

While Moscow's City Hall authorized several political marches on May 1, including a march by ultra-nationalists, it refused to grant permission to the liberal opposition to Putin to hold a protest rally on May 6, citing preparations for the Victory Day Parade.

Russia's Kommersant newspaper reported that a Defense Ministry source says Putin may celebrate the day in the Ukraine province of Crimea, which was taken over by the Russian military in what the West calls an illegal invasion.


...well looky here.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:31 | 4715869 813kml
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Good to see that the US propaganda machine is still working.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:01 | 4715757 furgheddubouddit
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"...a suddenly invigorated riot police force.."

Their CIA-funded paychecks must have come through.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:32 | 4715863 813kml
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+1 (vote isn't working because you have italics at front of your post)

The CIA won't leave a paper trail, just hand out fat stacks of worthless cash all around.  And gift cards to the Hot Topic they promised to open so the neo-Nazi gov goons can update their wardrobe.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 08:58 | 4715512 Squid Viscous
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Donetsk, don't tell... MOAR new highs coming!

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 08:59 | 4715515 onewayticket2
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Thu, 05/01/2014 - 08:59 | 4715518 A_Nejad
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The faster the Eastern/South Eastern Ukraine gets back to mother Russia, the better it is for all parts (and here I mean only casualties..).  Russia is setting it's own border with Nato, and is just taking the most valuable parts of what was originally known as Ukraine..(rightfully perhaps, considering their history there...).  Obomo and likes of Anders Fogh Rasmussen better understand this, and soon.... 

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:01 | 4715523 Haager
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I'm a little bit confused here. It looks like the official militia is disarmed by locals/separatists.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:06 | 4715542 Oh regional Indian
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Believe nothing, especially not those lying eyes....


Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:12 | 4715565 forwardho
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Ori, identical conclusion.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:18 | 4715585 Oh regional Indian
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Dropping TV changed my eyes forever.

Best thing that ever happened to me and from what I read, a few other brothers here too. And sisters too perhaps.


Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:46 | 4715697 actionjacksonbrownie
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Haven't had TV for over 15 years. When i visit someone's home and they have the TV on, I am actually repulsed, and can't believe that ANYONE would PAY to watch that garbage. Much like smoking - another pastime for idiots.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:06 | 4715745 forwardho
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Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:52 | 4715711 forwardho
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 Following the same path.

Prefering to take part and live my own life in the short time that I have been graced with, I cannot understand wasteing a moment in a mindless persuit.

There are those who need to interact with us right outside our door.


Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:15 | 4715824 ThisIsBob
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I took a Louisville Slugger to my Dish Network set-up several years ago;  it was a great day.

To phraphrase Steve Jobs:  Broadcast television is over - they just don't know it yet.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 15:54 | 4717406 BaghdadBob
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I totally agree Ori. I'd upvote that a million. TV truly is the No.1 drug of a nation. With print media a very close second. Ditch them both and you'll give yourself the hint of a chance.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:10 | 4715555 forwardho
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You are not confused. The local militia handed over their shields to the (protestors)?

 Both sides are identical in physical genotype, so its quite herd to tell who is who.

We are relying on a third party to "tell" us which side is which, and more importantly who is doing what.

Believe Nothing.

All reporting is now propaganda by its very nature.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:14 | 4715815 One of We
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Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:33 | 4715879 813kml
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I'm 50/50 on whether to take your advice.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:05 | 4715537 shovelhead
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It's not serious until the bread helmets come out.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:10 | 4715554 BaghdadBob
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Anything to do with today's announcement in the MSM of the IMF's $17Billion "Bailout" to Ukraine? Welcome to your slavery Ukraine. Now just hand over your assets please. Merci Beaucoup.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:20 | 4715596 Chuck Knoblauch
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Ukraine people's TAXES are going up to pay for BRIBES.

Ordinary people are screwed.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:18 | 4715583 Chuck Knoblauch
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Pictures remind me of the Boston Bombing HOAX.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:24 | 4715612 Bill of Rights
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You mean the one with the Smoke and flash Grenades, that bombing? More people died in Chicago last week then that so called bombing. I seen some of the so called candle light memorials, the camera angles were positioned to make it look as if masses of people were there having a memorial...Truth be told if there was 20 people there they were lucky,

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:27 | 4715621 agstacks
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Watched the live stream fro a few.. Looks like another gov building has fallen to the pro-russian activists...

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:42 | 4715652 Hannibal
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Killing in the name of,....

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:40 | 4715662 danster82
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Turn off that shitty soviet union music for Gods sake.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 13:28 | 4716760 Volkodav
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Forget a little respect for other people..

you don't have to listen...

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:41 | 4715670 Dewey Cheatum Howe
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It gets serious if the East/West divide gets breached until then it is all theater and an internal proxy battle with both sides parading their toys out for everyone to keep it contained. If Putin is really serious about taking on the empire he will push beyond that boundry.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:43 | 4715680 Infinite QE
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Time to send in the Cookie Maiden.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:48 | 4716226 Jack Burton
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Indeed! Where is the bitch Nuland with her bag of cookies? That whore has gone into hiding after Putin made her coup look like shit. She personally lost Crimea and now she is looking to lose the heart of Industrial Ukraine and the mines and gas. Nuland you clever bitch.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:44 | 4715686 whoopsing
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Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:45 | 4715693 q99x2
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Free people from the CIA government everywhere.They are retards compared to open source

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:52 | 4715707 Chupacabra-322
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Please STOP referring to it as a government. It is definitely far from it. It's a Criminal UNITED STATES, CORP. INC. chartered & registered in the state of Delaware "posing" as a functional governement of the people, by the people & for the people.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 09:59 | 4715747 22winmag
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Kill the Corp... restore the Repooblick.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:07 | 4715780 Bioscale
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Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:09 | 4715791 22winmag
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Donetsk today is a peaceful day at the park compared to any American city tomorrow when the EBT cards go dark.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:36 | 4715892 813kml
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Absolutely, US will be fighting on multiple fronts once the dollar starts sliding in earnest.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:31 | 4716137 TheMeatTrapper
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"Donetsk today is a peaceful day at the park compared to any American city tomorrow when the EBT cards go dark."


I noticed that as well. I watched the live feed as the guy wandered around the area and talked to passersbys. It was remarkable how calm, orderly and even clean the place was. 

The American veneer is thin and getting thinner everyday. When the EBT cards fail to reload - all hell will break loose. It will make what is going on in Ukraine like a cake walk. 

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:10 | 4715794 PontifexMaximus
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Again, who cares, when Janet did her utmost yesterday, whatever they do there, a big yawn, un,ess: 1000 killed in riots every day. Sorry to talk like that, the US medias were preparing their consumers for years, people do not even who Saddam was....

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:10 | 4715796 ross81
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Looks like the authorities have given in, either fled or joined the protestors...again.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:13 | 4715812 PontifexMaximus
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Hope, that the Ukraine central bank is buying minis with the fresh Lagarde money, hopefully via one of the big almeighty US names.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:19 | 4715834 Bankstein Swiss...
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Meanwhile, in Donetsk, there's nothing going on. Live Feed.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:24 | 4715850 hairball48
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What are those dudes saying? My Russian sucks?

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:40 | 4715900 Son of Captain Nemo
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When even "The Guaradian" is against you....

Time to wrap it up and "call it a day!

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:05 | 4715995 ross81
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Seumas Milne is one of their few journos who actually consistently questions Western foreign policy. And boy does he get slated for it by the R2P crowd and neocon fanboys.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:41 | 4715905 Agent P
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What's all this sticks and stones bullshit?  Where are all the AK-47s?  Doesn't everyone over there own at least one AK-47?

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:02 | 4715982 Itchy and Scratchy
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Wake me up when the Pussy Riot begins!

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:11 | 4716018 novictim
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Dear Ethnic Russians living in Ukraine,

There will be no referendum for independence from Ukraine.

If you are staying inside and not defending Ukraine from traitors and provocateurs in the streets, you will be mildly judged as cowardly.  If, however, you participated in seditious groups then you will be tried and, if found guilty, hung by the neck until you are dead.

But if you are on the streets battling against your country, Ukraine, then you will be summarily executed.  Your burial will be in a mass grave and there will be no one to come visit it.

This is all to say that if you choose to live in Ukraine, defend it.  If you would prefer to be a Russian Citizen, then leave Ukraine immediately.

There will be elections at the end of May for Ukrainian citizens to choose the leadership that will move your country forward.  Ballots will be in Russian and Ukrainian.  Please exercise your rights as Ukrainian citizens to choose the leadership that will reflect your needs and interests as Ukrainian citizens.

That is all.



Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:32 | 4716139 ross81
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Actually there will be a'll be held on May 11th. Then Donetsk will say bye bye to Ukraine and hello to Russia. Choke on it!

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:00 | 4716261 novictim
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And who will count these votes?

You would not want to have your name on a separatist voter roll.  The choking will end when the "voters" neck breaks at the end of the hangman's rope.

Voting for Secession is considered treason by all modern nations.  Your voter rolls are death rolls.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 17:28 | 4717769 blentus
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You are trying too hard.

Trolling should be natural.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:58 | 4716621 Dublinmick
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You mean like in Crimea?

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 14:57 | 4717127 Joe A
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Man in last picture is saying "nothing to see here, move along".

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!