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View Diary: Why Aren't We Talking About EXPANDING Social Security and Medicare? (273 comments)

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  •  one basic problem with our government now is...... (4+ / 0-)
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    jm214, DataMonster, JustinBinFL, greendem

    ......that we have a complete imbalance regarding party ideologies.  We find slightly less than 50% of congress in the hands of the uber right wing crazies and, at the same time, most of the Dems have taken the place of moderate Reblicans who no longer exist.  True liberals, such as Bernie Sanders, are few and far in between.  

    What we really desparately need now is bold and imaginative imagination accompanied by a healthy dose of political courage.  Talk is cheap; we need real action.

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