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  •  That's just how Ray is. (1+ / 0-)
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    virginislandsguy

    Some people save their pennies, some people buy lottery tickets.  Ray buys lottery tickets.

    You know, I sometimes think if I could see, I'd be kicking a lot of ass. -Stevie Wonder at the Glastonbury Festival, 2010

    by Rich in PA on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 07:56:32 AM PDT

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    •  Some people hope the Dems will move to left (4+ / 0-)

      Or, more accurately, they hope that Dems will move back to where they were 30+ years ago.  Some people hope that president will veto KXL.

      Ray's hope of a massive strike is no more fanciful than those hopes are.

      Some men see things as they are and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not?

      by RFK Lives on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 08:11:56 AM PDT

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      •  Exactly the grandparent posters point (0+ / 0-)

        Keystone XL has... what... exactly to do with the BART transit strike, which I guess is nominally what this diary is about...?

        (-5.50,-6.67): Left Libertarian
        Leadership doesn't mean taking a straw poll and then just throwing up your hands. -Jyrinx

        by Sparhawk on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 08:49:55 AM PDT

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        •  Public transit has everything to do with (1+ / 0-)
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          JesseCW

          Oil companies and carbon extraction. It was the oil companies that ran the trolley companies out of business here, and the oil companies who gain from having crappy mass transit.

          If debt were a moral issue then, lacking morals, corporations could never be in debt.

          by AoT on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 10:19:59 AM PDT

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