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  •  If you can't muster a majority of voters to agree (2+ / 0-)
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    Gooserock, Fogiv

    with you, you won't even get those scraps.

    "Because I am a river to my people."

    by lordcopper on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 06:47:34 PM PDT

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    •  We're #37 But the Champion of Reform Never Said (2+ / 0-)
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      kbman, lordcopper

      that what he wanted to reform wasn't already the very best in the world, which a big fraction of Americans did and still do believe. Small wonder reform has such weak support.

      If you won't try to muster voters, you will succeed at not mustering them.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 07:14:27 PM PDT

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      •  I agree. What I'm saying is the left can't seem (1+ / 0-)
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        to produce the same energy as the right (except during Obama's election).  We even let that a$$hole Glen Beck beat us the Lincoln Memorial on the MLK anniversary.  Where were our protesters at the healthcare town halls last year?  And we wonder why we're losing the public debate.

        "Because I am a river to my people."

        by lordcopper on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 07:23:04 PM PDT

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    •  We have the majority who agree, what we can't (2+ / 0-)
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      muster is enough Congress critters that have not been bought and paid for by the special interests.

      "When fascism comes to America, it'll be wrapped in a flag and carrying a cross." Sinclair Lewis

      by lakehillsliberal on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 10:58:38 PM PDT

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