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  •  I think you kind of hit the nail on the head (3+ / 0-)
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    they are reflecting the wishes of the voters.

    “Conservation… is a positive exercise of skill and insight, not merely a negative exercise of abstinence and caution…” Aldo Leopold

    by ban nock on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 05:32:38 PM PST

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    •  Define "voter", because if voter is everyone who (6+ / 0-)

      votes, anyone who votes, anywhere, anytime, then of course they're not. If one tiny subset of people can always determine every significant issue irrespective of the greater society that helps support their own happy and successful lives, the end result will always inevitably be the downfall of said greater society.

      Seriously, virtually everything you write at Dkos suggests that you would be completely satisfied with exactly that outcome.

      Might I suggest that you seriously attempt to look outside yourself sometime?

      There can be no protection locally if we're content to ignore the fact that there are no controls globally.

      by oldpotsmuggler on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 07:30:44 PM PST

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