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  •  Why? So we can lose (1+ / 0-)
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    goodlose good democratic legislators and encounter more difficulty defending women's reproductive rights, gay equality, pursuing economic justice, good climate policy, etc?  Gee, that's smart.

    •  Gee, Joe. (1+ / 0-)
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      I see a lot of corporate Democrats in DC who are barely distinguishable from Republicans when it comes to defending women's reproductive rights, gay equality, pursuing economic justice, and good climate policy.

      •  And on this issue (0+ / 0-)

        I see us dumbly shooting ourselves in the foot for meaningless legislation, making it more difficult for us to fight for real and important issues.  It's lunacy.

        •  unfortunate analogy chosen (2+ / 0-)
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          Faito, LilithGardener

          and manifestly untrue. CT's new gun laws were pronmulgated by a R who is running for governor. what's true in certain areas of CO is true in some places, not true in other places.

          "It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!" — Upton Sinclair

          by Greg Dworkin on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 01:42:46 PM PDT

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          •  Politics is local - It's a cliche, but true. nt (0+ / 0-)

            "They did not succeed in taking away our voice" - Angelique Kidjo - Opening the Lightning In a Bottle concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City - 2003

            by LilithGardener on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 06:45:58 AM PDT

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