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View Diary: 2012 Democratic convention live, #8 (286 comments)

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    Last year Tate, one of my fellow Charlotte Drinking Liberally hosts, said "The Democratic Party is the only one of the two major parties that acknowledges that sometimes life comes at you sideways." In essence, that there is no inheriting, insuring, preparing or praying one's way clear through every random event that your life will experience.

    That goes for the lives of everyone around you, the ones you love, the ones you don't. The ones you know, the ones you will never meet.

    The Democratic platform calls for many things. Mostly it calls for public policy that helps people in those numerous cases where private resources are either ineffective or unavailable - in other words, when life comes at Americans sideways....

    Come visit for the rest. :)

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