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  •  "Tribal Elders concerned for the survival... (1+ / 0-)
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    Denise Oliver Velez

    ...of the tribe."

    The definition of "tribe" matters.

    For Maggie Kuhn, it was probably everyone in the nation, if not the entire planet. Many of our political adversaries have a much more limited perspective, or at bare minimum want to have "blackballing" power in each and every case that appears on their personal radar: doesn't matter if it is as local as which dog in the shelter deserves to be spared from being "put down" or as global as whether the so-called PIIGS nations ought to be held to each and every letter of the Austerity agreements that will seriously injure their societies.

    When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. --Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Egalitare on Sun Oct 07, 2012 at 12:25:05 PM PDT

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