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  •  Thank you too - and I agree that the drafting was (2+ / 0-)
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    Into The Woods, Clem Yeobright

    poor, even aside from my disagreement with its substance.  Asking for it to be fixed might help separate those who are sincerebut misguided from those who are happy to seethis used as an instrument of terror.

    They tortured people
    to get false confessions
    to fraudulently justify
    invasion of Iraq!

    Never let people forget this.

    by Seneca Doane on Thu Feb 17, 2011 at 03:14:05 PM PST

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    •  I've Been There, Done That (1+ / 0-)
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      In slighty different circumstances.  

      Had a client that was being drawn in unnecessarily to an anti-abortion bill.  Talked with the author and supporters offering language that would correct and clarify the issue.

      They basically admitted to me that it was language from their national organization, they knew it was overly broad and ambiguous, and that's exactly how they wanted it.

      Since then I've seen the same tactic used over and over to the point where I no longer look at it as 'sloppy', but intentional.  

      In some ways the black/white statements that this will legali ze the murder of Drs who provide abortions end up being the counter-weight to that intentional mis-drafting.  

      Not an easy ground on which to have rational discussion.

      If health care is not basic necessity, try living without it.

      by Into The Woods on Thu Feb 17, 2011 at 07:38:01 PM PST

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