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  •  This is a test for Democrats (3+ / 0-)

    They've been selling themselves short on everything from the war through the environment to consumer protection. If they can put the kabosh on this, they might deserve re-election in 2008.

    Who knows, it might even lead to better things once they realize they can stop Bush.


    •  I think that's part of why (2+ / 0-)
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      Existentialist, greenearth
      the Dem leadership is reluctant to fight these kinds of things using full-court press. If they actually started to do a good job of fulfilling their oath and protecting our rights, the public might actually start to expect them to do it all the time.

      And that would mean more power for us and less for them, not to mention it being bad for bidness.

      Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

      by Simplify on Sun Oct 28, 2007 at 01:47:20 PM PDT

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    •  Perhaps the Dems are coming out of their (2+ / 0-)
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      Existentialist, greenearth

      abusive fog.  They've acted like battered spouses for so long; yet I think that the SCHIP fight, and how georgie is visibly and angrily unhinged over it, maybe (just maybe) the Dems are getting a much needed boost.  I hope they collectively feel the empowerment and start using it in all other areas, namely this nomination!

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