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    few weeks between the long delayed seating of Al Franken and the illness & death of Ted Kennedy. Furthermore there were at least half a dozen conservatives in the party who would never have allowed a strong stimulus let alone dealing with wall street as needed. So we really do make common cause with people who aren't much with us.

    I have many complaints from the left about Obama but he didn't have FDR's legislature.

    What the left needs to accomplish is something that's never happened before south of Canada, it needs to defeat and cut the power of the entire vibrant upper end of the American economy. FDR got as far as he did because it was a wreck. Nobody has any good idea how to accomplish what's needed.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 01:11:32 PM PDT

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