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  •  Here's my subsequent thoughts (as I was doing (3+ / 0-)

    the dishes) to the idea of "tying" smaller issues to larger issues:

    There is only one issue.

    We need jobs. This is something that (in spite of all the discussion recently ) that Pres. Obama understands. He understood it when he was running for the Senate, talking about the "jobless recovery" from the first Bush recesssion.

    More specifically, we need to move forward on climate change/clean energy and a 21st century infrastructure.

    This will be the equivalent of the Interstate Highway system, which created a whole new area for our economy to grow, which revolutionized our economy and our lives and helped build the biggest middle class the world has ever seen.

    Of course, the gop is obstructing that, as we all know.
    It is the "tie-in" that wraps up practically every other issue.
    climate change
    restoral of the middle class
    a sustainable form of capitalism
    cuts/eliminates the deficit/debt problem
    takes the strain off the social safety net
    empowers the poor, Native Americans, global poor,

    Just about every problem is within range of a solution if we can tackle this big one.
    Most of us here know that.

    The obstacles are two-fold:
    the gop
    the corporate media.

    You can't make this stuff up.

    by David54 on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 07:41:36 AM PDT

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