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Twelve Twisted Truths

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1. Looking only forward leads to a horrifying future
2. Relying only on elections gets us nowhere
3. If we have any chance it is through Congress
4. We don't need more leadership from the President
5. We don't need better party discipline
6. We have a monarchy again
7. We need more impeachments and greater use of the Capitol Police
8. Sarah Palin was right
9. No bill is needed to end wars, and no Senate
10. There is nothing romantic about the filibuster
11. Most Americans are sane, smart, and powerful
12. Astroturf is not green

Here is a video discussion of these twelve points:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zk1rzHeOeWY

Here is a video of the questions and answers and discussion that followed:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmI7yHMuqnY

Filmed at Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C., September 13, 2009.

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David Swanson is the author of the new book "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union" by Seven Stories Press. You can order it and find out when the tour will be in your town: http://davidswanson.org/book

 

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David Swanson is the author of "When the World Outlawed War," "War Is A Lie" and "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union." He blogs at http://davidswanson.org and http://warisacrime.org and works for the online (more...)
 
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