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  •  Ok, let's start the negotiations: (4+ / 0-)

    For example, I'll get a bit more enthused about gun control when the Patriot Act gets repealed.

    Even more so when we return to habeus corpus.

    Include severe reductions of funds to that octopus of agencies birthed in the name of holy "National Security" that ineffectively spies on citizens.  You know the ones I'm talking about - the ones that can't find a crazy buying 84000 rounds of ammo on-line but prosecutes whistleblowers relentlessly.

    I'm all in when we have a full press expose' of the federal response to the Occupy movement and reconciliation for those outrages against citizens with a grievance.

    Ok, the last two will help me get on board.  But the first two would provide a bit of reassurance to the paranoids out there who see gun control as one method by which citizens lose their right to disagree with the government.

    Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth - Abraham Lincoln

    by Gustogirl on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 08:22:33 AM PST

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    •  I just want to know where OWS was when (2+ / 0-)
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      I couldn't get a job that supported me because I have a uterus.  Where was the outrage about police states during the decades when driving while black could get you killed.  OWS appeared when white guys who were always safe on top of the ladder got booted down to the level the rest of us have endured for our lifetimes.  

      As for privacy, I'm pretty sure that's a nonstarter since Amazon knows my bra size, how many birds I own, what I read, where I blog, exactly how feminist-leftist-annoyed I am, where I live and how much I knit.  Homeland security can't be more efficient than serious marketers.

      I'm not looking for a love that will lift me up and carry me away. A love that will stroll alongside and make a few amusing comments will suffice.

      by I love OCD on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 08:53:34 AM PST

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