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Back in 1999 I was working a project for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washington DC.  During one of the areas in the project I was able to visit the Smithsonian for materials about the Vietnam War.  

One of the areas I got into were the audio files from that period.  In that I came across recordings the US Military had made of Jane Fonda while she was in Hanoi.  The attachment is one of those recordings.  I've tried to clean it up, but it was recorded off of a shortwave broadcast so it's a bit difficult to pick up on.  I'd recommend listening to it with headphones/earbuds or in a quiet room.

If you've ever wondered why Vietnam Veterans (such as myself) have such a distaste for this woman, this will give you a taste of the reason.
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Let's all remember that ObamaCare was brought to you by the Democrats.  Now that the people in THEIR districts are getting hit by the penalties for this mess, they NOW want a reprieve from the penalties THEY enacted.

It's their law, their penalties, their mess.  But the stupid sheeple that keep voting and supporting these liberal agendas are blind.  

Want further examples?  Check out what the progressive students at Brown University did when they found out about the Obamacare costs they are having imposed.  PROTESTS.  Really?  You voted for it?

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In this photo made Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, a laptop shows the HealthCar.Com web site during an Affordable Care Act enrollment event at the Fort Worth Public Library in Fort Worth, Texas. Enrollment drives are being held across the country to help people beat the deadline to sign up for health ...
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50+ years ago I used to listen to my parent talk about the state of affairs in the US.  I believe if they were alive today they would be even more astonished.  The removal of signs and acts of faith from daily life, in my opinion, has taken this county down a dark path.  
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I'm giving this a try in my development. Have any of you folks out there used this component?
Free .NET Barcode Library, generate and recognize barcode in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Scan barcode
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A video my son produced for his Catholic news site.  Enjoy.
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(CHRISM NEWS) St. Leo Church in Omaha will host a benefit concert on December 30, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. to raise funds which will offer financial assistance to stud...
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Gotta love it.  My son just found out his medical insurance is going up over 20%.  He's single and early 30's.  He signed up through the Obamacare exchange last year.....

Notice this was announced a week after the elections.....on purpose by government dictate.  

He "affordable" health care he signed up for is now costing him more than what he had PRIOR to Obamacare being jammed down people's throats....
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http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/21174/

As the "thought" police expand...  Now they are down to telling the students what words are "innappropriate" on campus.

Really?
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My son conducted this interview with a young man entering a cloistered life.
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(CHRISM NEWS/ FR. PAUL VASQUEZ)  So, it’s a New Year and you’re deciding if you are going to embark on some resolutions to make yourself better than you are.  I...
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Listening to POTUS right now. I am not an immigrant. I was born here. My parents were born here. My grandparents came here legally from germany. Sorry. That does not make ME an immigrant.

"Illegals work 2 or 3 jobs to survive. " Guess what? I know lots of AMERICANS that do the same thing!

" we were strangers once too. " not me. I was born here.

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+Mark Moses , it is an amalgomation of people like his girlfriend in Obama's autobiography.
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