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  •  Yet another reason for having prolonged (2+ / 0-)
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    Goldfish, Mayfly

    protests. They snowball. People who have their doubts will join in once they feel the action has legs.

    Imagine doing this in D.C., with even more people, every day, and larger crowds on the weekends, indefinitely, until we could broker a fair deal for the middle class?

    You vill vork hard to get these vorthless, feckless assholes elected und you vill vote und you vill like it, because othervise the psychopaths vill rule. - Democratic Party elevator pitch

    by Words In Action on Mon Mar 21, 2011 at 04:58:36 PM PDT

    •  Very good point (1+ / 0-)
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      Giles Goat Boy

      After I went up the first time, I posted on Facebook about where I was and what was going on and inspired some of my friends to come up too. And my friends told other people, who then joined in and so on.

      But the real heros in this aspect of the story are the Wisconsin 14, who bought the time we needed to build up that momentum. One of the reasons I procrastinated that first week was that I figured with the GOP majorities the bill was a mortal lock. Boy was that a bad call...

      Fortune Favors the Bold

      by Goldfish on Mon Mar 21, 2011 at 05:46:18 PM PDT

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