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  •  The thing about the tea partiers is that they view (1+ / 0-)
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    their responsibilities of citizenship as paramount. In addition to that they think they have a holy mandate to enact change.

    On our side part of our  culture is a rejection of "square culture". Honestly I know a bunch of people who are worn down and they think it is uncool to vote. It's caring too much. It's being a chump.

    Durin the two people driven movements you speak of, there was not a national preoccupation with being cool.

    I know I sound like a jerk, but I think I have a good point.

    Poverty = politics.

    by Renee on Mon Sep 03, 2012 at 02:14:22 PM PDT

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    •  You do NOT sound like a jerk. Your point is GOOD. (1+ / 0-)
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      The Tea Partiers are fucking right about one thing: the responsibilities of citizenship are paramount.

      The problem with democracy is that we get what the average person votes for...or fails to vote against.

      "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

      by HeyMikey on Mon Sep 03, 2012 at 07:26:50 PM PDT

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