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  •  Also, it's not the Democratic party (1+ / 0-)
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    KenBee

    I have a problem with, per se, nor am I calling for 3rd party solutions (although at the local level they sometimes make sense), but rather the center-right neoliberal takeover of it. I'd like to see it taken back by populist-progressives and not given up to these self-interested parasites.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 03:44:45 PM PDT

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    •  Well It Started 40 Years Ago So The Party Itself (2+ / 0-)
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      happymisanthropy, KenBee

      is solidly part of the problem. Overall it's a conservative party.

      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 Apr 05, 2013 at 04:18:38 PM PDT

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      •  But it's still a party, meaning it has (1+ / 0-)
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        KenBee

        all the structures, mechanisms, processes, etc., that you need to effect political change. Better to capture that than reinvent the wheel is what I'm saying.

        "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

        by kovie on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 05:43:04 PM PDT

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