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  •  Let's do some thinking. The core idea... (1+ / 0-)
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    is this sentence:

    "People feel that they are entitled to things and which candidate between the two is going to give them things?"
    There is one "thing" the 99% want. More than anything else.

    Economic justice.

    In fact, the 99% would be perfectly happy to return the economy to the structures and processes of the Eisenhower Era.

    -- Progressive tax code

    -- No exceptions -- specifically no reduced-rate Capital Gains Tax

    -- Broad awareness of the Military-Industrial Complex and the waste it generates

    -- Minimal foreign adventures

    Read the Republican convention platform from 1956. Ike wrote it personally. He had sent troops into the South, already, to support school integration. It had very broad support.

    Yeah, turn the clock back.

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