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  •  I am going to try to engage and politely (8+ / 0-)

    discuss things--even political issues--with my family as they go through this difficult time. I'm trying to bring them back from the brink of hopelessness about America and whether America should even continue as a nation. I want to do this because I love them and I love America--and, in fact, because I also agree with about 1/2 of their concerns but think that Obama is the better person to address them.

    We in my family have acknowledged that any one of us can ask for the discussion to end when it is too heated. After so many years, we can transition easily and without hate to another discussion.

    “liberals are the people who think that cruelty is the worst thing that we do” --Richard Rorty

    by jeff in nyc on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 04:36:37 PM PST

    •  Me, 2, but I think I'm going to give'em a few days (1+ / 0-)
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      to breathe before I try it. No sense in walking in to the line of fire, or make them feel like I'm rubbing it in, either one.

      Information is abundant, wisdom is scarce. The Druid

      by FarWestGirl on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 05:16:48 PM PST

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      •  Totally agree: we need our relatives and (1+ / 0-)
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        they need us. If it's feelings are too raw, then we should give our loved ones some space.

        “liberals are the people who think that cruelty is the worst thing that we do” --Richard Rorty

        by jeff in nyc on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 06:32:12 PM PST

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