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  •  Much more happened than "Obama blew it." (1+ / 0-)
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    What also happened was people ignored what he said, specifically about him not being "the answer". He was a community organizer, he knows we need action outside of elections and politicians.

    As for the idea that we can push anything through the gop house that would have any significant impact on global warming strikes me as absurd. Sure, some little stuff will get through the cracks, but nothing meaningful.

    •  Unless we find a way to put the fear of god (0+ / 0-)

      into them. Excluding violence, I think there are ways to influence the bad actors in gov and business.

      The Class, Terror and Climate Wars are indivisible and the short-term outcome will affect the planet for centuries. -WiA "When you triangulate everything, you can't even roll downhill..." - PhilJD

      by Words In Action on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 09:07:24 AM PST

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      •  I hope you're right (0+ / 0-)

        In the mean time we need to be pushing in every other way.  The first term was about Health Care reform and I expect this one will be about gun control.  Both are fine, but it's a waste of time and energy.

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