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The Baron’s Horsemen Will Be Coming Around to Collect Your Gold Coins Soon


Remember Archduke Czar Viscount Earl Pasha Baron Hill, the Indiana Democrat, who wanted those peasants to remember he’s doing them a favor by lowering himself to meeting with the unwashed?

Student: Why can’t I film this, isn’t this my right?

Baron Hill: This is my town hall meeting, and I set the rules, and I’ve had these rules . . . (jeering) Let me repeat that one more time. This is my town hall meeting for you. And you’re not going to tell me how to run my Congressional office. Now, the reason why I don’t allow filming is that usually the films that are done end up on YouTube in a compromising position.

Well, a few weeks after reminding you of your place in the social order, he’s asking you serfs for donations.

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