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  •  Who has claimed it's been 30 years of progress? (2+ / 0-)
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    Eyesbright, Sylv

    I can point to at least 16 that were big steps back. And more years of that is exactly what we'll get if we nominate Jill Stein for president and primary Nancy Pelosi.

    While you dream of Utopia, we're here on Earth, getting things done.

    by GoGoGoEverton on Thu Feb 27, 2014 at 07:50:25 AM PST

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    •  and yet the choices are still not soley between (3+ / 0-)
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      shaharazade, lunachickie, NoMoreLies

      jumping off a cliff or slow progress as you commented above.

      It doesn't have to be bold action. Just action in favor of people, and not solely action in favor of the 1% or Wall Street.  

      My comment is stating that the progress over the last 30 years, which has favored high earners, Wall Street, and corporations; were not done in baby steps. They repealed and lowered fairly consistently with action, while the incrementalism approach has done little to stop that tide, or turn favor for the people.

      Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. --Edward Abbey

      by greenbastard on Thu Feb 27, 2014 at 08:00:01 AM PST

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