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  •  Not sure I agree (0+ / 0-)

    with first two paras, but the quote is beautiful.  Thanks for sharing.

    The American people must wise up and rise up!

    by TomP on Thu Sep 01, 2011 at 08:58:19 AM PDT

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    •  The Arab spring is my inspiration. When I see (0+ / 0-)

      pictures of the inauguration, of the Grant Park gathering I see people reflecting the same sentiment that was in Tahrir Square.  When I see the ruthless and cruel GOP response that has been coming back from those that feared their loss of illegitimate power and corrupt sources of wealth along with the reactionaries that could be manipulated by their insecurity and need to belong, I see Gadaffi and Syria.

      We haven't experienced the violence as directly except in a few cases but indirectly through the desire to tank the progress on the economic recovery, we have.

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