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  •  The Class War (5+ / 0-)

    is as alive and well within the D Party as it is outside it. It may have a kinder, gentler demeanor, but the results go in the same direction: more austerity and concentration of income and wealth and power...

    I've never left a blank space on a ballot... but I will not vote for someone [who vows] to spy on me. I will not do it. - dclawyer06

    Trust, but verify. - Reagan
    Vote, but Occupy. - commonmass

    by Words In Action on Thu May 08, 2014 at 11:16:23 AM PDT

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    •  It would take so little in terms of food stamps (4+ / 0-)

      and other very small relative expenses to make such an enormous difference to families and children going hungry.

      Anyone who has gone hungry knows how it can dominate ones every thought all day. I remember one day where most of the day I spend yearning for and imagining how I might be able to buy six eggs to "turbo charge" my Ramen Noodles for a week."

      This was after I had a health event and bankruptcy after being a 1% er.

      Yet the G.O.P. regularly forces extra $10s of billions into military spending, farm subsidies, and refuses to close corporate loopholes.

      "Seriously, Folks, WTH?" - ("What the Heck? "h/t Joan McCarter, Seriously, Florida. WTF?)

      by HoundDog on Thu May 08, 2014 at 11:44:33 AM PDT

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