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Everyone's gotta have a hobby. What's better than righteous anger?

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The Dark Lord is alive and well!

Here are some links to other crazy political people:

This guy talks about Capitalism's faults

This guy is one of the last real investigative reporters
You should also read his book, The Best Democracy Money can Buy

Guardian.co.uk

BBC online

I go to these British websites because, as my brother says, they tend to have more objective news reporting than American news broadcasters. (Ok, well the Guardian isn't so objective, but I like it.)

National Public Radio I go here when I want my liberal bias. 89.5 FM in San Diego!

Here are some quotes I found:

Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
-George Bernard Shaw (I'm not totally against Capitalism by the way)

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
-Ben Franklin

What we have in this country is socialism for the rich and free enterprise for the poor.
-Gore Vidal

The media are only as liberal as the conservative businesses that own them.
-I don't know

In the end, I think we are just tired of being lied to. Tired of being talked down to, of being bombarded with Second World War jingoism and scare stories and false information and student essays dressed up as "intelligence". We are sick of being insulted by little men, by Tony Blair and Jack Straw and the likes of George Bush and his cabal of neo-conservative henchmen who have plotted for years to change the map of the Middle East to their advantage.
-Robert Fisk, independent.co.uk

I don't need the approval of powerful people to define my success.
I proudly wear the badge of class warrior and stand up to the greatest class warrior of them all, George W. Bush."
--James Carville, Crossfire, 02/13/03

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises.
The great point is to bring them the real facts.
-Abraham Lincoln

The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
-Abraham Lincoln

A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
- Elbert Hubbard (I'm so evil)

Beware the man of a single book.
- Bertrand Russell

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
Ronald Reagan

In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination.
-Mark Twain

The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them.
-Mark Twain

Oh dear