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'I am a citizen of the United States of America' ^ | September 20, 2013 | Tom Broderick

Posted on 09/21/2013 8:06:42 PM PDT by cunning_fish

Hello, My name is Tom Broderick, and I am a citizen of the United States of America.

In recent days I have been reading the news and watching world events

It has become increasingly clear that there is a great element of distrust between the leaders of my Country and yours. This distrust is increasing as each day passes and I am concerned that it will eventually lead to another

Some American leaders, for what ever their reasons are, try to capitalize on

Here in America, regular every day people like myself, find it increasingly difficult to sift through all the political nonsense and understand why there are such tensions between our respective leaders.

We cannot understand why there is not more communication between our political leaders and more cooperation, sharing and understanding.

can't we all just get along and live our daily lives?

like to take this opportunity, as just an average American citizen, to invite the Russian President Vladimir Putin to come to my humble home, share a meal with my family as our honored guest, and show the American people and leaders that he is not a threat to the world,

I live in a typical middle income American development.

average working people who struggle daily to make ends meet.

am concerned for the future of my two sons and the future of world affairs.

Perhaps a mutual dinner or BBQ, at my home, with a harsh critic like United States Senator John McCain would go a very long way toward cooling off all

It would be a bold, interesting and very positive gesture on behalf of President Putin to visit my home in America.

world a different and positive side of the President.

appreciate your passing

Thank you very much for your time.

(Excerpt) Read more at english.pravda.ru ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; Russia
KEYWORDS: communists; democrats; mccain; obama
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1 posted on 09/21/2013 8:06:42 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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To: cunning_fish

Bammy is a cunning linguist.


2 posted on 09/21/2013 8:10:26 PM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: cunning_fish

I’d like to give Putin a taste of his own medicine....something radioactive in his tea perhaps.


3 posted on 09/21/2013 8:12:31 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

Obama is the enemy of the American people and the enemy of freedom.

Putin is the prime defender of Christianity in the world


4 posted on 09/21/2013 8:14:23 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: cunning_fish

“Perhaps a mutual dinner or BBQ, at my home....”

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Will there be pork ribs or will you ban pork from your table so as not to offeeeeeeeend the muzzies?

May I bring a bottle of bourbon or at least a six-pack of beer?


5 posted on 09/21/2013 8:17:58 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I refuse to say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Paladin2

Bammy is a cunning linguist.

No, Obamaumau is more a fella she ho


6 posted on 09/21/2013 8:18:37 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: nuconvert

“I’d like to give Putin a taste of his own medicine.”
__________________________________________________
Why? I have more respect for Putin then I do Barky Obumbo.
Putin is a real man. God only knows what Barky is.


7 posted on 09/21/2013 8:18:47 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: nuconvert

I agree. It pisses me off to no end that the schmuck-in-chief resurrected Putin from the refuse pile of insignificance. I’m still not completely convinced that it’s because of stupidity and not by design.


8 posted on 09/21/2013 8:20:05 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: wetgundog

I stand corrected...


9 posted on 09/21/2013 8:25:40 PM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: Democrat_media
‘Obama is the enemy of the American people and the enemy of freedom.
Putin is the prime defender of Christianity in the world’

Yeah, agree with you on Obama, however, Putin is a gangster thug. He is nothing more than a KGB Apparatchik.

10 posted on 09/21/2013 8:46:16 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: AlexW

Scarface Al Capone was a real man as well and hardly as much of a gangster as Putin.


11 posted on 09/21/2013 8:47:45 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: 353FMG

NO PORK? What the What! I am making Boston Butt and Pork ribs on the Smoker next week for my sons B-Day party. Any Moose Limbs will have to content themselves with the Beef Brisket.

Wow, now I am hungry!


12 posted on 09/21/2013 8:50:08 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Jim from C-Town

http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/world-leaders-should-unite-to-end-anti-christian-persecution-vladimir-putin/

MOSCOW, August 1, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Vladimir Putin has urged the world’s political leaders to stop the violent persecutions against Christians that have erupted in many Middle Eastern countries.

Speaking at a meeting with Orthodox Christian leaders in Moscow last week, the Russian President said he noted “with alarm” that “in many of the world’s regions, especially in the Middle East and in North Africa inter-confessional tensions are mounting, and the rights of religious minorities are infringed, including Christians and Orthodox Christians.”


13 posted on 09/21/2013 8:51:31 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: cunning_fish

The United States has ZERO citizens.. ONLY States have citizens..
The Federal givernment IS a vassal of the States...
ONLY States have property to be a citizen “OF”..

When States cede their property to the Federal Gov’t.. they STEAL their citizens property..
Those citizens have then become “THE BORG”...
Drones in the collective.. the HIVE..

North Eastern States are in fact... THE BORG... historically..
Bur lately added are the Western States.. to the Borg..

Although I use the “Borg” as a metaphor.. it is increasingly become REALITY..
AND is no metaphor.. but the Borg not just in spirit but in reality..


14 posted on 09/21/2013 8:52:19 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: AlexW

I have more respect for Putin then I do Barky Obumbo.
Putin is a real man. God only knows what Barky is.


Same here.

There is no one more detestable than the evil bastard called Obama.


15 posted on 09/21/2013 8:55:25 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Democrat_media

I am sure he has. Putin is a lot of things, a good Christian isn’t one of them.

I would think Pope Emeritus Benedict, or Pope Francis would be the prime defender of Christianity in the World. At least they have never been caught imprisoning and murdering their political opponents and recklessly and illegally invading and murdering tens of thousands in Georgia.


16 posted on 09/21/2013 8:55:48 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: cunning_fish

Some people just want to let us know that they can parrot the line they heard somewhere, and think we’ve never heard it 1,000 times, and that it is their own original thought: “Putin is a KGB thug”. Yawn!


17 posted on 09/21/2013 8:57:15 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Jim from C-Town

http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/world-leaders-should-unite-to-end-anti-christian-persecution-vladimir-putin/

MOSCOW, August 1, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Vladimir Putin has urged the world’s political leaders to stop the violent persecutions against Christians that have erupted in many Middle Eastern countries.

Speaking at a meeting with Orthodox Christian leaders in Moscow last week, the Russian President said he noted “with alarm” that “in many of the world’s regions, especially in the Middle East and in North Africa inter-confessional tensions are mounting, and the rights of religious minorities are infringed, including Christians and Orthodox Christians.”

many more . Putin also could have gone more socialistic but has privatized a lot of the economy , flat tax etc. Compare Putin to Obama or Chavez no comparison. Putin is the prime defender of Christianity . what other leader has done this in the recent past? name one. Obama? no that creature is arming Islamic terrorists that genocide Christians and has done thousands of acts against Freedom. this Obama is the worst villain the world has ever seen

also this,

http://www.christianpost.com/news/vladimir-putin-vows-to-defend-christianity-worldwide-69002/


18 posted on 09/21/2013 8:58:04 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Jim from C-Town

try reading the articles or doing research


19 posted on 09/21/2013 8:58:44 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Democrat_media

http://rt.com/politics/islam-inseparable-russias-society-915/

August 30, 2012

President Vladimir Putin congratulated the Russian Hajj Mission on its 10th anniversary, and said that Islam has become integral to Russia’s religious, cultural and social fabric.

“Traditions of Islam are based on eternal values of kindness, mercifulness and justice. Millions of people in our country practice this ancient religion,” Putin wrote in a telegram published on the Kremlin’s website.


20 posted on 09/21/2013 9:00:38 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

http://www.christianpost.com/news/vladimir-putin-vows-to-defend-christianity-worldwide-69002/


21 posted on 09/21/2013 9:02:06 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Democrat_media

Putin is a mass-murderer of Christians. Putin sent Chechen muslims to massacre innocent Orthodox Christians in Georgia.


22 posted on 09/21/2013 9:04:28 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Democrat_media
I read them. Putin is full of $hit and anyone that believes that he isn't is a fool.

He is nothing but a corrupt Autocrat. He may not be Stalin, but he would certainly like to be. Uncle Joe had a lot of defenders and worshipers in America as well. One was President FDR.

Simply put. Putin Is a skilled politician as well as a skilled murderer and gangster. He says what he has to in order to get what he wants. A rising Russia and a return to the previous sphere of influence that the Soviets once had is his goal and he will speak in many a forked tongue to get it.

23 posted on 09/21/2013 9:09:40 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I know what I saw in Syria and Putin wanted to keep Assad and so did the Christian living in Syria cause the Muslim radicals would genocide them if they took over Syria. Obama is the one arming Muslim terrorists to massacre Christians in Syria. I know what i saw in Syria so i don’t care what you say


24 posted on 09/21/2013 9:09:49 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I know what I saw in Syria and Putin wanted to keep Assad and so did the Christians living in Syria cause the Muslim radicals would genocide them if they took over Syria. Obama is the one arming Muslim terrorists to massacre Christians in Syria. I know what i saw in Syria so i don’t care what you say


25 posted on 09/21/2013 9:11:01 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: hosepipe
The "United States" DOES INDEED have citizens.

That was what the whole 14th amendment thingy was all about.

If you are a "person" SUBJECT to the jurisdiction of the "United States", you are then a "citizen" and have "privileges and immunities" which are not the same as the Bill of Rights.


26 posted on 09/21/2013 9:15:10 PM PDT by djf (Global warming is turning out to be a bunch of hot air!!)
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To: Democrat_media
The Assad regime and their jihadist Hizballah terrorists murder Christians in Lebanon. Putin arms and supports jihadists in Iran who kill Christians. Putin arms and supports the jihadist terrorists in Sudan who kill Christians.

http://en.rian.ru/russia/20051212/42452794.html

Putin said Russia had always been a loyal and reliable defender of Islam. "In trying to destroy Russia, these people [separatist leaders] are trying to destroy one of the strongholds of the Islamic world."

You may not care about the truth but your Putinista lies won't go unchallenged here.

27 posted on 09/21/2013 9:17:08 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: cunning_fish
Islam preceded christianity on our territory, says Putin

Vladimir Putin was the first head of a non-Muslim majority state to speak at the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, a gathering of 57 Muslim states, in October 2003. That was a political and diplomatic feat, especially since Russia was waging a long-running war in Chechnya at the time. Putin stressed that 15% of the total population of the Russian Federation are Muslim (1), and that all the inhabitants of eight of its 21 autonomous republics are Muslim (2), and he won observer member status with the organisation, thanks to support from Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Since then, Putin and other Russian leaders, including the foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, claim that Russia “is, to some extent, a part of the Muslim world”. In an interview with Al Jazeera on 16 October 2003, Putin stressed that, unlike Muslims living in western Europe, those in Russia were indigenous and that Islam had been present on Russian territory long before Christianity (3).

“We must prevent Islamophobia,” said Putin in the Al Jazeera interview.

28 posted on 09/21/2013 9:28:04 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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PUTIN REJECTS ATTEMPTS TO EQUATE ISLAM WITH TERRORISM - October 17, 2003

President Vladimir Putin on 16 October addressed a summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) in Malaysia, saying that the millions of Muslims in Russia are "a full-fledged, full-blooded, integral part of the Russian people," ORT and RTR reported. He called Muslims "an asset" and a part of Russia's "wealth."

He added that Russia condemns efforts to identify Islam with extremism or terrorism. "Attempts to provoke 'Islamophobia' in Russia have failed utterly," Putin said. He said that during Russia's religious revival of the last decade, the number of mosques in the country has grown from 870 to more than 7,000.

29 posted on 09/21/2013 9:32:44 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The Lord Jesus will judge people by deeds not their political statements.
Russia has about a billion angry Moslems sitting right south of their border and some 5% Moslem population. Are you waiting for Putin to officially declare war on all of them right now?
I think he does pretty good in covert war instead.


30 posted on 09/21/2013 9:35:54 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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To: Revolting cat!
Except for the fact that Putin has a history of thuggery and corruption. He has a history of invading former satellite countries and killing tens of thousands. He has a history of murdering political enemies. The fact that he gives lip service to protecting Christianity is more BS than anything else. He also pays lip service to the greatness of Islam.

‘Many of Putin's actions are regarded by the domestic opposition and foreign observers as undemocratic.[5] The 2011 Democracy Index stated that Russia was in “a long process of regression [that] culminated in a move from a hybrid to an authoritarian regime” in view of Putin's candidacy and flawed parliamentary elections,[6] and American diplomatic cables leaked by WikiLeaks allege that Russia has become a “virtual mafia state.”[7][8] Some critics describe him as a dictator’

Putin Is a thug. KGB, Plutocrat, Fascist or otherwise. He is a known Corruptocrat! Just because you are bored in hearing it, doesn't mean it isn't true.

31 posted on 09/21/2013 9:40:08 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: cunning_fish
Putin did not hesitate to wage war on the Christians on the Southern border of Russia, in Georgia, but he has never attacked any muslim country.

And according to Putin muslims are 15% of Russia, not 5%.

32 posted on 09/21/2013 9:41:09 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Jim from C-Town

Putin divorced his Christian wife and sired a bastard with his muslim Tatar girlfiend. Putin’s son is a muslim bastard.


33 posted on 09/21/2013 9:43:17 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Jim from C-Town

Actually, I know - personally - some old KGB folks, up to colonel level. They’re not especially communist, or even especially thuggish.

And certainly less thuggish than Obama.


34 posted on 09/21/2013 9:44:19 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of the Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Do you REALLY think a Georgian war was about Islam?:-)


35 posted on 09/21/2013 9:44:31 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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To: Revolting cat!
Putin congratulates Russian Muslims on Eid al-Fitr holiday - August 8, 2013 - “The Muslim community in Russia participates actively in the life of the country, makes a unique contribution in the upbringing of young people and the development of inter-confessional dialogue. Certainly, their activity promotes the maintenance of interethnic peace and civil accord in the society,” Putin noted in the congratulatory message.
36 posted on 09/21/2013 9:45:04 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: cunning_fish

It was for the Chechen muslims Putin sent to Georgia to slaughter Christians.


37 posted on 09/21/2013 9:46:08 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: AlexW
Both are bad men...make no mistake about that...


38 posted on 09/21/2013 9:46:23 PM PDT by caww
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To: cunning_fish
Putin Sends Greetings to Muslims on Eid al-Adha - October 25, 2012 - “Over the centuries this holiday is filled with the brightest and most gracious feelings. It brings people closer, affirms the ideals of kindness, compassion and respect, and reveals the depth of the timeless spiritual values of Islam,” Putin's statement read.
39 posted on 09/21/2013 9:47:50 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe; cunning_fish
The important fact that must be understood in the Presidential-Muslim dynamic is: Who's boss.

In the case of President Obama, the Muslim is boss.

In the case of President Putin, clearly and unequivocally, Putin is Boss.

Contemplate that for a while and you can see where thing are going for both Russia and the United States.

40 posted on 09/21/2013 9:50:43 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Islam is about as sensitive part of Russian society as Afro-American issues in America.
As a statesman, Putin has to address these issues.

Still, there are no Muslim Panthers, Trayvon al-Smirnoff etc. And they don’t have mosques popping around in Central Russia.


41 posted on 09/21/2013 9:50:56 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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To: Navy Patriot

Dhimmi Putin will still be boss of Russia for life when Obama is just a bad memory.


42 posted on 09/21/2013 9:53:34 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: cunning_fish

I don’t see Putin as a threat to the united states

I see 0bama in that role

and of the two, I would only consider sitting down for a meal/beer with Putin.

bullsh*tters and do nothing’s really, really bother me. almost as much as progressives/ commies


43 posted on 09/21/2013 10:03:48 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Dhimmi Putin will still be boss of Russia for life when Obama is just a bad memory.

There you go again, Joe, a Dhimmi cannot be a boss.

A true statement would be:

Vladimir Putin will still be boss of Russia when Obama is just a bad memory for Russians.

44 posted on 09/21/2013 10:03:53 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Georgia was slapped for being a neo-con(m) puppet in the first place.
The more I think about it the more I come to a conclusion that Georgian government has provoked this war as a vehicle for McCain campaign in 2008. “We are all Georgians” crap etc.


45 posted on 09/21/2013 10:04:52 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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To: cunning_fish

Russia was going to take that territory one way or another.

Russia is not a friend of liberty by any means.


46 posted on 09/21/2013 10:07:30 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: sten

Bingo! Who cares about Putin?
Who are McCain to lecture him? Has McCain solved all the American problems to be concerned with a Russian ones?


47 posted on 09/21/2013 10:07:46 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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To: GeronL

>>>Russia was going to take that territory one way or another.

Russia is not a friend of liberty by any means.<<<

In this case it was way too stupid to give them a nice excuse.


48 posted on 09/21/2013 10:10:05 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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To: cunning_fish

Not giving away your territory when “asked nicely” is inviting invasion. Darn, they should have learned from Czechoslovakia and Poland.


49 posted on 09/21/2013 10:11:06 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: hosepipe
The United States has ZERO citizens.. ONLY States have citizens..

How does one become a naturalized citizen of a state? Can a state refuse citizenship to someone moving in from another state? Can a state deport a citizen of another state?

50 posted on 09/21/2013 10:21:13 PM PDT by ReignOfError
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