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  •  Keep Calm And Carry On. (9+ / 0-)

    If only the U.S. had an Al Gore inspired culture rather than Cheney/Bush/Rove inspired culture on 9/11/2001.

    I can't be sure it would have made any difference. We'll never know for sure.

    Reaganomics noun pl: belief that government is bad, that it can increase revenue by decreasing revenue, and unregulated capitalism can provide unlimited goods for unlimited people on a planet with finite resources.

    by FrY10cK on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 07:32:21 AM PDT

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    •  I doubt it. (0+ / 0-)

      The difference we might have expected in the counterfactual would have been the event might have been averted.

      Once it had happened, that was the end. And even if Bizarro President Gore had behaved in a remotely sane fashion, he would have been replaced in 2004 by an insane Republican.

      To put the torture behind us is, inevitably, to put it in front of us.

      by UntimelyRippd on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 10:43:19 PM PDT

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