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  •  we may be at one of those "bifurcation" (3+ / 0-)
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    points ... it can go either way ... right or left.  I think FDR and the Great Depression were at another of those points, and we went left (far enough left, anyway, to prevent either totalitarian government of the right or the left).  What happens this time?  I don't know.

    "Without viable unions to serve as a counterweight to corporate power, America's working people and their families are at the mercy of the largest and most powerful economic organizations on the planet."

    by billlaurelMD on Mon Aug 15, 2011 at 09:48:10 AM PDT

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    •  but as many have pointed out (0+ / 0-)

      at the time of the Great Depression, there was an active far left to counterbalance the right.

      We have already moved right, where is the counter to pull us back left?

      •  and *that* is the reason I wouldn't even (0+ / 0-)

        ATTEMPT to speculate on the result this time.

        "Without viable unions to serve as a counterweight to corporate power, America's working people and their families are at the mercy of the largest and most powerful economic organizations on the planet."

        by billlaurelMD on Mon Aug 15, 2011 at 01:56:25 PM PDT

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