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Russell Brand- who would have known?
« on: October 25, 2013, 05:44:47 PM »
Yes, that Russell Brand.  One of the best and longest rants I have ever read.

Kinda of long but well worth the read for some great verbiage and humor.

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2013/10/russell-brand-on-revolution
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Re: Russell Brand- who would have known?
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2013, 12:28:38 AM »
Starts off great, but loses the plot towards the end. Very funny, though.
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Re: Russell Brand- who would have known?
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2013, 09:37:36 AM »
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Re: Russell Brand- who would have known?
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2013, 04:32:55 PM »
Jim

I saw that.  He is a very good off the cuff speaker.  What I found surprising was that the Progressive media beat him up about that interview.

He made some joke in the beginning about he accepted the editing job because a beautiful women asked him and he was so distracted he said yes (I thought it was funny because the same thing would happen to most of us guys).  He automatically became a woman hating sexist to them.  Sigh.

I sent his stuff to my anarchist relatives and they are all familiar with his wirings/rants and pretty much agree with all he said.  They tell me I am a closet anarchist and just have not come to accept it yet  ;D
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Re: Russell Brand- who would have known?
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2013, 02:18:07 AM »
Brand is a bit old but it's conceivable that his audience could crowd source prospects and funds for democratic election

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Re: Russell Brand- who would have known?
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2013, 04:41:54 PM »
Brand is a bit old but it's conceivable that his audience could crowd source prospects and funds for democratic election

LOL.  He could easily be one of my kids.  Reminds me of the 60's when our activists said not to trust anyone over 30.
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Re: Russell Brand- who would have known?
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2014, 06:33:34 PM »
For anyone who doubts that Russel Brand is not one of the smartest men in the room.  LOL

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btw I want a copy of that poster.

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How is it conceivable that all our technological progress - our very civilization - is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal? Albert Einstein