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  •  You're right about the word "reform" (6+ / 0-)

    It's being given the Orwellian treatment like so many other basic concepts in our society.  The word has always carried the connotation of improvement, but the result that actually occurs is a matter of the details, or in governance today it too often seems the loopholes and fine print.  We need bold, progressive action today, but unfortunately those words are losing their connotative values as well.

    And be these juggling fiends no more believ'd, That palter with us in a double sense; .....

    by blueoasis on Wed Jul 21, 2010 at 10:12:50 AM PDT

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