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  •  I am 99% of the conclusion that the US is... (16+ / 0-)

    over the cliff - beyond redemption - unable to recover - from the horror that the last three to four decades of right wing politics have caused in our Republic/Democracy/Nation.  As a veteran who served honorably, as a political scientist, as a teacher, a former Professor & as a citizen who has seen and is impacted by the delirium the right wing is causing in my state (FL) and in the US, generally,  I can only say that the effects have been devastating and wide and rough and mean and ugly.  Government is to serve the working class and the poor - as much as the rich and the oligarchy/elite.  To assert that so-called "trickle down" economics provides a framework for a functioning economy/country is totally ludicrous.

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      I'd agree with you on many of the specific ills of society, ultimately I think we are never beyond redemption or unable to recover - what it takes is greater, more educated voter turnout.

      Mere passive citizenship is not enough. Men must be aggressive for what is right if government is to be saved from those who are aggressive for what is wrong. - Fighting Bob La Follette

      by ProgressivePatriotPA on Wed May 08, 2013 at 02:30:56 PM PDT

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