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  •  The vigilence in this case (0+ / 0-)

    was BY us, against ALEC.

    In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra En théorie, il n'y a aucune différence entre théorie et pratique, mais en pratique, il y a toujours une différence. - Yogi Berra

    by blue aardvark on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 06:12:35 AM PDT

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    •  I appreciate that point. (1+ / 0-)
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      And there is a huge difference between the vigilance (and power) of us civilians, and the government.
      My point was simply that that flipping that old saw on its head is a useful caution.
      Joe

      "There is just one way to save yourself, and that's to get together and work and fight for everybody." ---Woody Guthrie (quoted by Jim Hightower in The Progressive Populist April 1, 2012, p3)

      by CitizenJoe on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 06:17:21 AM PDT

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      •  Fair enough (0+ / 0-)

        In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra En théorie, il n'y a aucune différence entre théorie et pratique, mais en pratique, il y a toujours une différence. - Yogi Berra

        by blue aardvark on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 06:20:51 AM PDT

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