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  •  Actually, the federal government, whose record... (5+ / 0-)
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    mimi, Eric Nelson, KayCeSF, high uintas, emelyn

    ...is way far from what it should be in this regard, is better by a long shot than most state governments. There is a reason Republicans in Congress want to transfer as much environmental, safety and health regulations from the feds to the states. It's not because they think the legislatures will do a better job of protecting land, people and resources. Rather they expect them to protect corporate interests better.

    Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

    by Meteor Blades on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 01:41:12 PM PST

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    •  yes, I got that, it still doesn't want to enter (0+ / 0-)

      my conscience and the "long shot better" of the federal government isn't enough to calm me down and make me happy, but I do understand which side to choose. Plenty of examples of the state governments that prove your statement.

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