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  •  Great roundup today (3+ / 0-)
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    TRPChicago, tb mare, Glen The Plumber

    And yes, as you point out "It's about rural states having less population but more votes than urban states," further distorted by the filibuster.

    In direct population terms, Senators who voted FOR the background checks measure represented 38.5 million people than those who voted against it.  And it still lost.

    "Why reasonable people go stark raving mad when anything involving a Negro comes up, is something I don’t pretend to understand." ~ Atticus Finch, "To Kill a Mockingbird"

    by SottoVoce on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 05:24:45 AM PDT

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      tb mare

      "Why reasonable people go stark raving mad when anything involving a Negro comes up, is something I don’t pretend to understand." ~ Atticus Finch, "To Kill a Mockingbird"

      by SottoVoce on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 06:11:54 AM PDT

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