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  •  Once upon a time... (4+ / 0-)
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    RunawayRose, Ahianne, JayDean, Tyto Alba

    ...there were Republicans who didn't march in rigid lockstep to the extreme conservatism drummer.

    Of course, there were Dixiecrats, too.  I guess it balances out, sort of.

    We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both. - Justice Louis D. Brandeis

    by dsteffen on Sun Jan 24, 2010 at 03:15:38 PM PST

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    •  Then there was this one: (5+ / 0-)

      I think, too, that we've got to recognize that where the preservation of a natural resource like the redwoods is concerned, that there is a common sense limit.  I mean, if you've looked at a hundred thousand acres or so of trees — you know, a tree is a tree, how many more do you need to look at?

      - Ronald Reagan, March 12, 1966

      I saw them; there is nothing beautiful about them, just that they are a little higher than the others.

      - Ronald Reagan, March 15, 1967

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

      by Simplify on Sun Jan 24, 2010 at 03:22:32 PM PST

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