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Iowa Republican defends ending run for state Senate, joining shadow government

An Iowa Republican has caused a stir after ending her run for state legislature, and then becoming a "senator" for a de facto shadow government known as the Republic for the United States of America.
The former candidate, Randi Shannon, defended the bizarre decision in an interview with FoxNews.com on Monday, and did her best to explain her reasons for doing so.
"I am one of many people so disgusted with the options out there," she said. "But the government we have has to go."

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/07/16/iowa-republican-w...

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the Republic for the United States for America was replaced 225 years ago. Then a sentence later it says it was replaced in 1871. Some simple 2nd grade math tells me it was replaced 141 years ago, LOL and what fox news was referring to when they said 225 years ago was the ratification of the constitution. Man how uneducated do you have to be to become a journalist, or shall I say, how dishonest?

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James