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  •  Too bad the elected Democrats have not figured it (1+ / 0-)
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    out yet.  Base dissatisfaction happens when our elected officials forget their promises on the campaign trail and render their voters speechless and feeling a bit betrayed by their inability to use super majorities in both houses to accomplish real change.  Long haul, yes I agree, as someone who has already been in it for the long haul, over 30 years of activism, and who just watched my party squander away the unbelievable opportunities (super majorities in both houses) and present us with compromise bills when we were the only one compromising.  Progress in the Democratic party has the speed of a tortoise, can we at least ratchet it up a bit?

    Never kick a fresh turd on a hot day. Harry Truman

    by temptxan on Mon Nov 01, 2010 at 07:54:54 AM PDT

    •  The Republicans also had to deal (4+ / 0-)
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      with incremental progress.  They didn't get social security privitization when they had majorities, for example.  The thing is, the Republicans do not piss and moan.

      "Valerie, why am I getting all these emails calling me a classless boor?"

      by TLS66 on Mon Nov 01, 2010 at 07:58:19 AM PDT

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      •  No pissing and moaning makes politics a very (0+ / 0-)

        dull game.  I would never presume to tell a person what to say out loud, it seems so, I don't know, republican.

        Never kick a fresh turd on a hot day. Harry Truman

        by temptxan on Mon Nov 01, 2010 at 09:37:02 AM PDT

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