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  •  We no longer need those old pillars, the people (0+ / 0-)

    are our base:  the ordinary laborer, the immigrant, the racially, religiously, or gender oppressed.  The internet has made possible successful candidates funded through small donations on a grand scale.  Catering to the old established entrenched "democratic" sources is a reversal of the future trendline of progressive democrats.

    Some...spoke with strong and powerful voices, which proclaimed in accents trumpet-tongued,"I am beautiful, and I rule". Others murmured in tones scarcely audible, but exquisetly soft and sweet, "I am little, and I am beloved"." Armandine A.L. Dupin

    by Kvetchnrelease on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 05:56:33 AM PDT

    •  You better get over that "base" (1+ / 0-)
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      description.  Democrats and their policies are for everyone.  Not JUST the folks you listed.  That is half the problem with the "marketing" of the democratic party.....it's for the "losers" of society.  Bullshit.  And the sooner we change that exact attitude, the better.

      •  Progressive policies may be, but demographics of (0+ / 0-)

        democrat voters affirm for whom they are not.  We are not losers of society when you consider social issues.  When it comes to economic issues, we are not generally in the top ten percent of income earners.

        Some...spoke with strong and powerful voices, which proclaimed in accents trumpet-tongued,"I am beautiful, and I rule". Others murmured in tones scarcely audible, but exquisetly soft and sweet, "I am little, and I am beloved"." Armandine A.L. Dupin

        by Kvetchnrelease on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 08:42:15 AM PDT

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