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  •  I think NJ has a point and if Repubs were to be (2+ / 0-)
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    engaged more often on what would be the logical consequences of adopting the system that they promote, more people might be enlightened as to why its undesirable.

    The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama

    by helfenburg on Sun May 12, 2013 at 04:41:54 AM PDT

    •  Grover Norquist gets a free pass (0+ / 0-)

      Exactly.  Grover Norquist pushes a real set of policies that really get enacted throughout the country, yet we don't get to have a word to describe what the ultimate vision is.  We don't get to paint a picture of what it would be like to live in the world of his creation.  His followers all think that all would be just like it is except no taxes.

      •  And thus we know they are a bunch of mental (0+ / 0-)

        lighweights.  We need government to protect ourselves from each other.   In a multitude of ways.

        The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama

        by helfenburg on Mon May 13, 2013 at 12:06:58 PM PDT

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