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  •  p.s. How often did any of the candidates spend... (0+ / 0-)

    in the big cities?  Not much.  

    "...America can change. Our union can be perfected." President-Elect Barack Obama

    by Jack Dublin on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 10:33:01 AM PST

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      but cities are hurting and will end up having to take the lead.

      crises make people eager for and more open to new perspectives.  The world's in crisis mode.

      I am finding some traction in NYC about this style of proposal because the old roads are looking like dead ends to many pols.

      •  One thing that could help is energy problems... (0+ / 0-)

        that could drive people back into the cities.  When gas gets up to $5.00 and stays, a nice rowhouse down the street from the office won't sound so bad.  :)

        "...America can change. Our union can be perfected." President-Elect Barack Obama

        by Jack Dublin on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 10:38:50 AM PST

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