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  •  Still a democracy as of now. N/t (2+ / 0-)
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    Gooserock, kharma

    “liberals are the people who think that cruelty is the worst thing that we do” --Richard Rorty Also, I moved from NYC, so my username is inaccurate.

    by jeff in nyc on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 07:38:15 PM PDT

    •  Nope, Democratic Oligarchy. (5+ / 0-)

      We still get to vote --most of us-- but who we elect are representatives of the oligarchy.

      See policies vs. 70-90% popular preference.

      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 Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 07:47:04 PM PDT

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