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Dave's back and we fill in the gaps and cover whatever was missed in Dennis's solo venture yesterday.

The saying goes 'truth is stranger than fiction' but the truth these days makes fiction look as banal as an empty brown paper bag...whereas the truth is the same bag, yet flaming and filled with dog-hockey...

The red dress in 'The Matrix':

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AjvGIBgpF8

Corbin Dates /
Korben Dallas ?

http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0003667/

Should we beware of:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Council_of_Fifty   ?

"This was largely because the Council was primarily meant for a time when secular governments had ceased to function."

"Like many in the mid-19th century, the Mormons believed that the second coming of Jesus was imminent, and would be attended by great destruction. After this destruction occurred, some structure would be necessary to politically organize the survivors. Joseph Smith received a revelation on April 7, 1842 calling for the establishment of an organization called the Living Constitution, or later the Council of Fifty. This would serve as the foundation for the establishment of Christ's Millennial government."

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