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  •  Education? (3+ / 0-)
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    we tried that for decades.  Nothing sinks in.  

    Maybe stark consequences will make education a bit easier.

    "When I was an alien, cultures weren't opinions" ~ Kurt Cobain, Territorial Pissings

    by Subterranean on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 08:48:38 AM PST

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    •  We've got to be ahead of the curve though... (1+ / 0-)
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      we need enough of a mouthpiece to predict the consequences, tell people why it's coming, and then be able to trumpet WE TOLD YOU SO.

      Otherwise they're just going to shift blame for whatever ugly results to their policies come down the pike... blame the protesters, blame the Democrats, blame the unions, blame the public schools.  And they've got that many-tentacled, deep-pocketed noise machine to do it with.

      If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. - Bishop Desmond Tutu

      by AnnieJo on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 10:17:20 AM PST

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