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M.A.S.H. Star Partners with Castro's Spy Agency
Townhall.com ^ | July 13, 2012 | Humberto Fontova

Posted on 07/13/2012 7:14:48 AM PDT by Kaslin

Though a consistently good show, few conservatives mistook M.A.S.H for anything but pinko propaganda. Last week long-time M.A.S.H star Mike Farrell (Capt. B.J. Hunnicut) took the last few baby-steps and started spouting outright Communist propaganda.

In a letter to President Obama, Farrell officially partners with Castro’s KGB-trained DGI urging the release of five of their agents and officers who were convicted in 2001 of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. and conspiracy to murder Americans. The Supreme Court has twice upheld the convictions of these Communist terrorists and accessories to murder. In 1933, Stalin’s propaganda chief, Willi Munzenberg, re-monikered the Soviet Comintern as the "International Aid Committee for the Victims of Fascism." The Soviet’s Cuban satraps and their celebrity propaganda auxiliaries have one-upped even Munzenberg. These convicted Castroite terrorists-- we’re now given to understand by the former M.A.S.H star-- are actually peace-loving anti-terrorists, flower-children of sorts. Here’s the heart of Farrell’s letter:

Dear President Obama,

“Release them because they came here only to monitor the activities of violent Cuban exiles who, operating from bases in Miami of which our government is well aware, were planning violent actions against innocent people in Cuba. Release them because they were trying to prevent more brutal acts against their country and save innocent lives.”

But according to the FBI’s affidavit, the convicted Castro-agents who Farrell champions were engaged in, among other acts:

• Gathering intelligence against the Boca Chica Air Naval Station in Key West, the McDill Air Force Base in Tampa and the headquarters of the U.S. Southern Command in Homestead, Fla.

• Compiling the names, home addresses and medical files of the U.S. Southern Command’s top officers, along with those of hundreds of officers stationed at Boca Chica.

• Infiltrating the headquarters of the U.S. Southern Command.

• Sending letter bombs to Cuban-Americans.

• Spying on McDill Air Force Base, the U.S. armed forces’ worldwide headquarters for fighting “low-intensity” conflicts.

• Locating entry points into Florida for smuggling explosives.

Farrell’s poster-boys also infiltrated the Cuban-exile group Brothers to the Rescue, who flew unarmed planes to rescue Cuban rafters in the Florida straits, also known as “the cemetery without crosses.” The estimates of the number of Cubans dying horribly in the “cemetery without crosses,” run from 50,000-85,000. Brothers to The Rescue risked their lives almost daily, flying over the straits, alerting and guiding the Coast Guard to any balseros, and saving thousands of these desperate people from joining that terrible tally.

Prior to Castroism, by the way, Cuba was swamped with more immigrants per-capita than the U.S., mostly from Europe. People from nearby Haiti jumped on rafts desperate to enter Cuba, which enjoyed a higher standard of living than much of Europe. Also, during the 1950’s when all Cubans were perfectly free to emigrate with all family, property, etc., and U.S. visas were issued to them for the asking, about the same number of Americans lived in Cuba as Cubans in the U.S. In 1953 more Cubans vacationed (then voluntarily went home) from the U.S. than Americans vacationed in Cuba. Alas none of this features in The Godfather II. So it’s mostly unknown.

By February 1996, Brothers to The Rescue had flown 1,800 of these humanitarian missions and helped rescue 4,200 men, women and children. That month Mike Farrell’s current cause célèbre’ passed to Castro the flight plan for one of the Brothers’ humanitarian flights over the “cemetery without crosses.”

With this info in hand, Castro’s Top Guns, saluted and sprang to action. They jumped into their MIGs, took off and valiantly blasted apart (in international air space) the lumbering and utterly defenseless Cessnas. Four members of the humanitarian flights were murdered in cold blood.

Three of these men were U.S. citizens, the other a legal U.S. resident. Among the murdered was Armando Alejandre Jr., who came to the U.S. at age ten in 1960. His first order of business upon reaching the age of 18 was fulfilling his dream of becoming a U.S. citizen. His next was joining the United States Marine Corps and volunteering for service in Vietnam. He returned with several decorations.

As a member of Brothers to the Rescue, Alejandre often dropped flowers over the sea, in memory of the thousands they were unable to rescue in time. So Castro waited for Armando Alejandre Jr and his Brothers to be carrying these flowers—and made his move, murdering them in cold blood. MIGs against Cessnas. Cannon and rockets against flowers. Details of the atrocity are provided in a book by Matt Lawrence, one of Alejandre’s colleagues in rescue.

The “violence and brutality” Farrell parrots about the rescuers actually involved dropping flowers over the Florida Straits and saving thousands of innocent lives, including thousands of women and children whose only crime was attempting to flee—at enormous risk to their lives-- a nation formerly swamped with immigrants.

The premeditated atrocity against Alejandre and his brothers is what added the “manslaughter” and “conspiracy to commit murder” charges (on top of the ones listed above, 26 charges total) against Mike Farrell’s recent propaganda assignment from Castro.

But why pick on Farrell, some might ask?

After all, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter also pleas for these terrorists’ freedom. Worse, he made the plea while they served an honored quest of the Stalinist regime. "I had the opportunity to meet the families of the five Cuban patriots," (the terrorists convicted by a U.S. jury), boasted Carter to Castro’s media last year. “I'm well aware of the shortcomings of the U.S. judicial system.”

Consider the scene: the former U.S. President known as the “Elder Statesman” of the U.S.’ majority political party, while an official guest of a State Sponsor of Terrorism, saw fit to denounce convictions of foreign terrorists twice upheld by the U.S. Supreme court. Carter’s denunciation of his nation’s judicial system was openly broadcast into the microphones of a regime whose legal code was adopted from Cheka chief Felix Dzerzhinsky. “Do not search for evidence,” Dzerzhinsky’s top lieutenant Martin Latsis instructed his hangmen in the Ukraine. “Simply ask him to what class he belongs, what are his origins, education, and profession. Those are the questions that should decide the fate of the accused.”

Upon entering Havana in January 1959 Dzerzhinsky disciple and Castro’s chief hangman Che Guevara adopted the Cheka code almost word for word: “Judicial evidence is an archaic bourgeois detail,” he instructed his “prosecutors.” “We execute and jail from revolutionary conviction.” These executions would ultimately surpass Hitler’s during the Night of the Long Knives and the rate of jailings would exceed Stalin’s during his Great Terror.

While denouncing the U.S. judicial system from cue cards provided by the regime responsible for all the above and that curses the country that elected him as “The Great Enemy of Mankind!”, (and came within an unapologetic hair of nuking it), Jimmy Carter also hailed Fidel Castro as “an old friend.”

And we’re up in arms over Jane Fonda?


TOPICS: Cuba; Culture/Society; Editorial; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: bjhunnicut; bjisright; carter; che; communists; cuba; farrell; humanrightswatch; mash; mikefarrell
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1 posted on 07/13/2012 7:14:52 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Mike Farrell - Obama Fundraiser

https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gpc393


2 posted on 07/13/2012 7:19:54 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Kaslin

Mike Farrell, Pffttt!!!


3 posted on 07/13/2012 7:20:24 AM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Kaslin

I always thought Klinger was crazy, but apparently Jamie Farr is conservative.

Turns out one of the “rational” doctors was who actually needed a section 8...


4 posted on 07/13/2012 7:21:07 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Kaslin

Larry Linville (Frank Burns) said he left M*A*S*H after his original five-year contract expired and also said referenced that the show was becoming “preachy.” Farrell never hid his lib beliefs even when a guest on the all-news station(s). Jamie Farr (Klinger), IIRC, is right-of-center politically.


5 posted on 07/13/2012 7:21:23 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Kaslin

Farrell has always been an extreme left fringe wacko. He supported the Sandinistas and Nunez. He’s so far out to lunch, he never came close to returning. He HATES America worse than Obama (well at least as badly).


6 posted on 07/13/2012 7:22:14 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Member of the BBB Club - Bye-Bye-Barry!!! President Barack "Down Low" Obama)
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To: Kaslin

Check Mr Farrell’s filmography at IMDb for a good chuckle.


7 posted on 07/13/2012 7:22:53 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Kaslin

Mike Farrell destroyed MASH, or the writers did with his character. What a wet, depressed sock...and apparently a communist sympathizer.


8 posted on 07/13/2012 7:23:26 AM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Vision

Too bad Colonel Flagg didn’t work him over.


9 posted on 07/13/2012 7:24:32 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: Kaslin

Sickening.


10 posted on 07/13/2012 7:24:43 AM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: ConservativeStatement

As sad as this story is, it doesn’t take away the fact that the show was funny and at times poignant. I really liked it a lot.


11 posted on 07/13/2012 7:25:02 AM PDT by PsyOps
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To: Sudetenland

I meant to say he supported Carlos Ortega, the leader of the Sandinistan guerrillas.


12 posted on 07/13/2012 7:26:12 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Member of the BBB Club - Bye-Bye-Barry!!! President Barack "Down Low" Obama)
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To: Kaslin
Dear President Obama,

Ahh... no wonder I haven't been getting any replies from the WH.

My letters always start with "Hey numb nuts,".

13 posted on 07/13/2012 7:27:42 AM PDT by ILS21R (Et tu, Roberts?)
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To: PsyOps

The show was great until BJ replaced Trapper.


14 posted on 07/13/2012 7:29:14 AM PDT by Keeper of the Turf (Fore!!!)
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To: PsyOps
With age comes wisdom. I was a big fan of the show at one time but some episodes became unwatchable over time. My dad fought in the Korean War and was wounded, though he rarely spoke about the “conflict.” In my own way, back when I was really young, I looked at the show as a vehicle of sorts into certain aspects of the way (the extreme cold for example). Hawkeye (Alda) once called a pro-US/South Korean person a “son of a bitch” in an episode (IIRC, Hawkeye supported the North Korean) and scenes such as those were eye-openers.
15 posted on 07/13/2012 7:29:28 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: GraceG

Trapper (Wayne Rogers) is a regular guest on the Fox Business channel.


16 posted on 07/13/2012 7:30:28 AM PDT by kidd
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To: ConservativeStatement
correction to my prior post: certain aspects of the war
17 posted on 07/13/2012 7:30:53 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Kaslin
He will have more flexibility after the election…
18 posted on 07/13/2012 7:34:01 AM PDT by cartan
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To: dfwgator
Too bad Colonel Flagg didn’t work him over.

I bit off his left ear.

19 posted on 07/13/2012 7:34:06 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: Kaslin

All i needed to see was the words “Mash star” and “castro” to know exactly which commie clown this article was about.


20 posted on 07/13/2012 7:37:29 AM PDT by mowowie
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To: ConservativeStatement

I always wondered why actors would leave a popular show and their careers tanked afterwards. I think it’s safe to assume that these “right-of-center” actors have been blackballed - wish they would come out and name names (Larry Linville is dead now, but there are others who know what’s going on). Mike Farrell is one of the worst, and there are many more doing the bidding of the Enemies of America.


21 posted on 07/13/2012 7:39:45 AM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: Sudetenland

Farrell was also a big fan of that murderer Tookie. I was delighted the day we gave him the needle; Farrell cried.


22 posted on 07/13/2012 7:40:59 AM PDT by YourAdHere (racist (noun): An individual who is found to be winning an argument with a liberal.)
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To: Vision; ConservativeStatement
I always thought it was Alan Alda that destroyed MASH. Farrell was an afterthought with me.

I try to avoid patronizing anything with either of them in it.

Fortunately, neither are in very many "must see" vehicles.

23 posted on 07/13/2012 7:41:42 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Kaslin

Farrell has a long history of being one of Hollyweird’s most extreme leftists, constantly slamming America and siding with communists, no matter what the issue. Even worse (believe it or not) than most of the common lefty scumbags that usually get cited nowadays.


24 posted on 07/13/2012 7:42:08 AM PDT by greene66
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To: Sudetenland

I remember Farrell in the 80s supporting every Leftwing Loon cause out there, including the Sandanistas and Cuba. He was always extreme. His joining MASH was around the time that it really started going downhill. No comedy, no conflict — everyone was friends at that point. And it turned into a weekly sermon about whatever the Leftwing cause of the day was.


25 posted on 07/13/2012 7:44:12 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Kaslin
“Release them because they came here only to monitor the activities of violent Cuban exiles who, operating from bases in Miami of which our government is well aware, were planning violent actions against innocent people in Cuba. Release them because they were trying to prevent more brutal acts against their country and save innocent lives.”

I wonder what "Captain BJ" would say if it were revealed that Augusto Pinochet sent agents to the US to monitor the actions of Chilean refugees?.

26 posted on 07/13/2012 7:46:34 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: Calvin Locke

I knew Alda was a liberal and could get preachy but for some reason, I never disliked him and if I see something he did on TV, I watch it. I love his performance in Crimes & Misdemeanors. I liked Four Seasons. Farrell, on the other hand, seemed like an Angry Leftist from Day 1, I remember seeing him on TV at political rallies in the 80s and thinking, “this guy is a Communist.”


27 posted on 07/13/2012 7:47:40 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Kaslin
I can't watch MASH for even a few minutes without thinking of the hundreds of thousands in NK death camps, the millions who have starved, and the prosperity of SK.

Time has a way of proving the idiocy Leftist propaganda. Sadly, all of this was already known when MASH was being produced.

28 posted on 07/13/2012 7:48:06 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: YourAdHere

Farrell was (and is) always whining about the death penalty earned by vicious killers, but offered no support for Terry Schiavo.

There are hypocrites, and then there’s Farrell.


29 posted on 07/13/2012 7:48:41 AM PDT by Radagast the Fool ("Be Brave! Be Brave! Be Brave!" -"War Horse")
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

When Wayne Rogers left the show, Alda took complete control and with Farrell to egg him on, it became a boring weekly sermon on the evils of war and American culture. There were still some funny episodes, but they became fewer and the show became too preachy.


30 posted on 07/13/2012 7:50:12 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Member of the BBB Club - Bye-Bye-Barry!!! President Barack "Down Low" Obama)
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To: Calvin Locke
There was a significant drop off from Trapper to BJ in my opinion; however, Alda’s increasing liberal influence was shown as the series aged.
31 posted on 07/13/2012 7:50:28 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: kidd

He is also a regular on one of the Fox News Saturday morning business programs. I don’t remember which one though


32 posted on 07/13/2012 7:51:17 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

Why Farrell? I guess ya gotta do something when you can’t find work.


33 posted on 07/13/2012 7:53:40 AM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: Kaslin

Mike Farrell has always been the poster boy for the contention that Liberalsim is Indeed a Mental Disease.


34 posted on 07/13/2012 7:54:02 AM PDT by CanuckYank
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To: Vision
"destroyed"

Well, MASH simply outlived its ability to come up with believable story lines. Most series are like that. After about five years, virtually every sitcom or drama becomes stale. MASH was no different. It always was a little preachy, but the writing overcame the preachiness. When Wayne Rogers left, the series went downhill fast.

35 posted on 07/13/2012 7:54:02 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: mowowie

When I read the title I knew too who Fontova was talking about. The second sentence in the first paragraph confirmed it


36 posted on 07/13/2012 7:55:59 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: driftless2

The show lasted three times as long as the Korean War.


37 posted on 07/13/2012 7:56:28 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: Tallguy

He would blame Nixon since Pinochet gained power with the help of Nixon.

Arnold Nachmanoff, party dude with Obama , Sr in Hawaii, was involved in all of that with Kissinger. When the 40 Committee was asked their opinions, Arnie said he though we should give 700,000 of our money (which later turned out to be much more) to help shore up a Newspaper there but make it a condition the paper would launch an attack on Allende.


38 posted on 07/13/2012 7:57:49 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Kaslin

I knew it wasn’t Wayne Rogers before I even clicked the link....


39 posted on 07/13/2012 8:02:06 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: greene66

Fortunately Mike Farrell is about as relevant as that Stalinist, Ed Asner.


40 posted on 07/13/2012 8:05:59 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: mowowie
All i needed to see was the words “Mash star” and “castro” to know exactly which commie clown this article was about.

Yeah, me too, but Alda runs a close second.

41 posted on 07/13/2012 8:06:04 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Kaslin
Wayne Rogers is on Cashin' In Saturday mornings on Fox. Wayne Rogers is the latest actor to shill for Reverse Mortgages represent Senior Home Loans. http://reversemortgagedaily.com/2012/04/22/mash-star-wayne-rogers-to-become-new-reverse-mortgage-spokesman/
42 posted on 07/13/2012 8:06:49 AM PDT by DFG ("Dumb, Dependent, and Democrat is no way to go through life" - Louie Gohmert (R-TX))
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To: Sudetenland

And if I remember correctly, Wayne Rogers was somewhat conservative and made a fortune in real estate and other investments after he left the show.


43 posted on 07/13/2012 8:07:25 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Calvin Locke
I always thought it was Alan Alda that destroyed MASH. Farrell was an afterthought with me.

The show went from "Preachy" to "Outright Propaganda" when Alda started directing it.

44 posted on 07/13/2012 8:08:09 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: kidd

Trapper (Wayne Rogers) is a regular guest on the Fox Business channel.

Forgot that he is decent guy too.


45 posted on 07/13/2012 8:10:01 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Sioux-san
From Jamie Farr's IMDB.com page:

[on working with Alan Alda] If I wanted a sermon I'd go to church. He just wouldn't quit. He just kept adding more speeches and more moralistic stuff. After he got famous, he got really pompous. He started thinking he was speaking God's words--not the lines in the script, not his own personal thoughts. He thought he was speaking the words of God. I think he thought and believed that God was speaking through him. A person like that is not easy to be around.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0268026/bio

46 posted on 07/13/2012 8:10:55 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Kaslin

I wonder how much “BJ” would like really being a communist.

Take away everything he owns. Give him a small apartment, just like everyone else. Tell him where he will work, what he will do, and when. Say he will be provided with everything he needs, but the state cannot provide. Everything he produces goes to the state. Take away ALL rights, even of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Tell him who he can marry and how many children they can have.


47 posted on 07/13/2012 8:12:55 AM PDT by fredhead (It's my Herbie year...check out the number on the side of the famous VW.)
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To: ILS21R

rofl


48 posted on 07/13/2012 8:14:46 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: Keeper of the Turf

Trapper John was the best, I actually saw him on Fox news, he is a very sucessful businessman. Has made a fortune in agriculture and real estate. Leans conservative. Always thought Mike Farrel was a lousy actor, his character added nothing to the show.


49 posted on 07/13/2012 8:16:12 AM PDT by BLOC77 (i was pro-life before pro-life was cool)
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To: Kaslin

“Cashin’ in.” The last of the four Saturday morning shows. Jonathon Honig is also on that show. We like them both.


50 posted on 07/13/2012 8:20:42 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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