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2029: Former President Barack Obama Vows Never to Forget Hero Assata Shakur

Noted historian Dr. Doug Pro observes that this sort of retroactive continuity is commonly found in the memories of former American presidents -- especially of those on the left.
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On the left? 06.Dec.2013 06:33

Mike Novack

We haven't HAD any presidents "on the left". Not unless that term is understood to mean "anybody not on the far right".

The irony is strong in this one ... 06.Dec.2013 10:58

Jody Paulson

Mandela served 27 years in prison. I remember when he was released, thinking how sick and twisted a country would be to lock up a political prisoner for that long.

Today there are 60-80 prisoners at Gitmo being held without charge, some for as long as 11 years. Over a dozen are still on hunger strikes and are being force-fed, a form of torture. Then there's Native American activist Leonard Peltier who has spent nearly 40 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.  http://www.whoisleonardpeltier.info/


"When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace." -- Nelson Mandela
I hope someday I can be with him, in peace.

Oh for crying out loud 06.Dec.2013 15:27

wake up

Novak you are as dumb as a box of fucking rocks. I guess intelligence is not a mark of the left, huh?

it's funny you are calling him dumb 06.Dec.2013 18:17

Clyde

When you are the one who is completely unable to figure out that the link is a satire news site.

Let me guess, you also take the Onion seriously?

classic right winger! 06.Dec.2013 18:18

eggbert

"I guess intelligence is not a mark of the left, huh?"

I guess reading comprehension isn't a mark of the right huh?

Is Stupidity a requirement on the left 07.Dec.2013 09:05

wake up

I addressed what the dumb ass Novak said, and did not reference the stupid ass site the op referenced. The you reading comp challenged morons attack me for something I didn't even refer too. LOL thanks for proving that stupidity is a lefty requirement. Have a good 'un boys LOLOLOLOLOL

GOP = greedy old parasites 07.Dec.2013 11:59

haha

"Leaders from the right, however," notes Dr. Pro, "are more like former vice president Dick Cheney, who having just underwent his forty-third heart, lung, & colon replacement still wants Mandela's remains to be shipped to Guantanamo Bay, for trial."