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You are all pusillanimous conformistos.

Adam Panflick: The Boston Car Wars (1980s): ""People of Boston!" he cried, "Look at this!" He waved at the sea of honking cars backed up to Massachusetts Avenue and beyond. "The legacy of Henry Ford who came from a place where they stripped bark from trees to save themselves the labor of chopping them down. You are all pusillanimous conformistos. Enemies of the future!"
Adam paused take in a great gulp of air. "Down with the car!" he cried, raising his fists. "Everybody now! Down with the car! Down with the car!"
The limo was sagging perceptibly beneath the weight of our formidable agitator. An officer groped for Panflick's ankle but Adam did an elusive dance."

From Chapter One Car Crash

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Yes sensed the same thing

DailyTech - Google, Microsoft Suggest Apple's Siri Will Make People Look Crazy: "Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer on Tuesday showed love for Apple, Inc.'s (AAPL) iPhone and its "humble personal assistant" Siri at the AsiaD conference, stating, "Apple is a good competitor, but a different one. Both [an iPhone and a Windows phone] are going to feel very good in your hand and both going to look very beautiful physically…"

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LA prison justice - reprehensible

5 More Years in Prison for a Making a Phone Call » Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union: "Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times highlighted yet another troubling story as parole commissioners tacked on five more years to the sentence of Dwayne Kennedy — for using a contraband cell phone in prison. Kennedy, who has been incarcerated since 1990, wasn't using the phone to order a hit on someone on the outside or to organize a drug ring. He was excitedly calling his family to let them know that he had been granted parole and was being released."

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Jesus (Abba) has no truck with violence

Abba's Way Premises - Violence - Associated Content from Yahoo! - associatedcontent.com: "I will inveigh against violence as immaturity, as folly, as something to be rejected as means or end, in all ways, in all forms until I have no breath to speak my no. And I will reject all religion that condones violence and say that Abba has no truck with such false witness."

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