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Subject:  Re: Just in time Date:  10/11/2012  7:29 PM
Author:  wolverine307 Number:  648352 of 756413

I was living in The Philippines during the election that lead to Marcos' downfall. Marcos' party handed out 50 kilo bags of rice with Marcos' picture on it days before the election. Of course, this largesse came from the puiblic purse.

How is stuff like this any different?

We have become a Third World banana republic.
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