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  •  Dick Gephardt's son, Matthew is on Hostess Board (2+ / 0-)
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    ChemBob, OleHippieChick

    as an Independent Consultant.

    He apparently receives $100,000 a year for the honor.

    We need to ask the "elites" of the Democratic persuasion  "what the hell are you thinking?"

    I'm not going anywhere. I'm standing up, which is how one speaks in opposition in a civilized world. - Ainsley Hayes

    by jillian on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 12:38:13 AM PST

    •  Since the housing bubble & deregulation.... (1+ / 0-)
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      in financial circles it was/is considered stupid NOT to take advantage of vulture capitalism opportunities. In that kind of atmosphere it takes a person of exceptional backbone & strong personal values to refrain from following 'the crowd.'

      Very few politicians have that kind of backbone & personal ethics. It has made it hard to win elections the past 50 years.

      As a voter I want my representatives to have those qualities, but since I'm not the only voter in town, we get mediocre people too often & ugly politics doesn't attract good people.
      Can you blame them from staying away?

      Mr.Smith doesn't go to Washington any more... there are too many impostors there.

      Something that doesn't make good sense, makes bad sense. That means someone is being deliberately hurtful & selfish. Look for motives behind actions & words.

      by CA wildwoman on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 04:38:29 AM PST

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