First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak for me.
First they came for the Muslims, and I did not speak out Because I was not a Muslim.
"We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately." (Ben Franklin)
Not voting is not a protest, its a surrender.
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Loyalty to Putin's Russia may actually be a defining theme of Trump's candidacy for president of the United States, and Putin's Russia may be trying to help Trump out--with the leak of Democratic National Committee emails, for instance.
Steve Benen rounds up some of the key points:
Josh Marshall, meanwhile, highlights Trump's financial reliance on Russian money. He also write about What's Going on With Putin and Trump and Why It's a Big, Big Deal.
Charles P. Pierce has taken note of Marshall's work: Donald Trump's and Vladimir Putin's Shared Agenda Should Alarm Anyone Concerned About Democracy -- This is all we should ask Trump about until November.
For more, see this article which is the source for much of the above.
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They add that a narcissistic personality disorder causes problems in many areas of life. The sufferer may be generally unhappy and disappointed when theyre not given the special favors or admiration they believe they deserve.
|It was miraculous. It was almost no trick at all, he saw, to turn vice into virtue and slander into truth, impotence into abstinence, arrogance into humility, plunder into philanthropy, thievery into honor, blasphemy into wisdom, brutality into patriotism, and sadism into justice. Anybody could do it; it required no brains at all. It merely required no character.|
Joseph Heller, Catch-22
The above was written long before 2016's crop of Republican presidential candidates came along - but it sure seems to apply 100%
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Scott Walker agreed to take a pic w/this guy whose sign said "Walker 4 president," but then he flipped it around...