1. Even if you are pro-death penalty, when gov. kills not-guilty suspects, including suspected al Qaeda, and you support it, you are guilty. #

  2. Did you vote for Obama, an assassin of mere suspects, where the "evidence" is a state secret? If you support him, you're a fascist. #

  3. Did you vote for Obama, an assassin of mere suspects, where the "evidence" is a state secret? Do you whine against Nazis at the same time? #

  4. This idea is better than Obama's. The U.S. abolishes its military, as did 1948 Costa Rica, and the money goes to end poverty and oppression. #

  5. TWITTER DAILY UPDATE FOR 2010-01-27 #

  6. More enlightened 1948 Costa Rica abolished its military. It's better than the Pentagon. #

  7. Demilitarization is a saving grace. All the nations must do it. #

  8. Obama's anti-democratic Honduran coup was ignored by the MSM. He backed fascists unconstitutionally ousting a duly elected president. #

  9. Reportedly, President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras has documented some 130 political murders by the Obama-backed coup. Many were tortured. #

  10. Bonus curbs, tighter banking regulations, and new bookkeeping rules don't make capitalism good. Nothing can. It's inherently evil. #

  11. Historian Howard Zinn died today, January 27, 2010. It was a heart attack. He was 87. I remember him best as being anti-Vietnam War. #

  12. Government nationalization is not stealing if the people own and control their government. Why is it owned and control by elitists? #

  13. Elitists are of an inferior mentality. #

  14. The people pushing gold, gold, gold, as an investment are insane. Humanity needs giving and sharing, not a stupid, selfish "gold" mantra. #

  15. Charging with war crimes is one thing while punishment is another. Charge them, but save them. Cure them. Heal them. They are very sick. #

  16. The visit by 55 parliament members of 12 European countries to Gaza is a huge positive development. It's only a matter of time, Zionists. #

  17. The racist Zionist regime will end. It is not favored by God. It is unrighteous. It is based upon lies, torture, terrorism, murder, theft... #

  18. Anyone who supports the fascist Zionist Project is an enemy of humanity. I don't call for violence against them though. It isn't necessary. #

  19. Hamas must renounce all violence too. Everyone must renounce violence. #

  20. I rated a YouTube video (5 out of 5 stars) — Tiger By The Tail HD Part 1 . #

  21. I favorited a YouTube video — Tiger By The Tail HD Part 1 . #

  22. Tiger By The Tail HD Part 3 #

  23. Tiger By The Tail HD Part 1 #

  24. Tiger By The Tail HD Part 4 #

  25. I favorited a YouTube video — Tiger By The Tail HD Part 3 . #

  26. Tiger By The Tail HD Part 5 #

  27. I favorited a YouTube video — Tiger By The Tail HD Part 4 . #

  28. I favorited a YouTube video — Tiger By The Tail HD Part 5 . #


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    Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration.

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