No ready for prime time Paladino

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Video: Paladino Says “Fuck ‘Em” To Having NYC Terror Trial

According to National Journal, the questioner says, “If you were the chief executive of New York, what would your response be to the attorney general of the United States deciding to hold terrorist trials in Manhattan?” Paladino answered, “Fuck him. Fuck him.” WAtch the video—the question is at about the 2:10 mark.

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The deepest yearning: to be accepted just for being me

Hiding what/who you are can kill the spirit, or it can inspire you to a most powerful revolutionary way of life – as this woman has chosen in Afghanistan.

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Read My Poems on the Reddish Stream of My Blood

What does it mean to be an Afghan woman?
Hmm, I know you can’t provide me with an elegant answer so
Just give me the pen, the hidden pen
So that I can write, that is all I am asking for!
My eyes will read my environment; my brain will save the details,
and I will write with the hidden pen on the chambers of my heart,
so that when I am caught and executed,

By Emaan

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