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  •  Any real solutions will take time we don't have... (3+ / 0-)

    ...I'm afraid it'll be massive crises that force change; which inherently means many will suffer and die... and harbingers of that reality get "in our face" when we witness events like Newtown CT, and even something as gruesome as that has no impact upon our government moving to protect its citizens.

    "I always thought if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough, things would work out. I was wrong." --Katharine Graham

    by bobswern on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 08:55:28 PM PDT

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    •  And we can thank the yawners as much as (0+ / 0-)

      anyone else for that.

      Add the median effective tax rate, healthcare costs (20%?), education costs, and other things guaranteed in Denmark & Sweden, we pay MORE for LESS. Somebody's gotta pay the billionaires. They don't grow on trees. ☮ ♥ ☺

      by Words In Action on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 12:04:16 AM PDT

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