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  •  If only there was some sort of, what, Um, somethin (1+ / 0-)
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    cynndara

    like a second party of some sort that would counter against these things.

    Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. --Edward Abbey

    by greenbastard on Wed May 15, 2013 at 01:31:07 PM PDT

    •  indeed, what's Trumka gonna do when the Dem (1+ / 0-)
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      cynndara

      Party pisses in his face yet again and tells him its raining?  Vote Gopper instead?  I think not.

      Labor will do what it ALWAYS has done---send their money to Dems and say "thank you sir, may I please have another?"

      They're irrelevant.  (shrug)

    •  Good luck with that (2+ / 0-)
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      Bob Love, cynndara

      Until you change the voting system from First-Past-The-Post, you'll only ever have two electable parties.

      Here's a good primer on why this is so:


      “Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it's only for wallowing in.” — Katherine Mansfield

      by Simolean on Wed May 15, 2013 at 01:49:53 PM PDT

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