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  •  Webranding: yes and no (9+ / 0-)

    I want people to be able to afford to live reasonably well on one income per family, with a 40-hour workweek, paid sick leave, paid vacation, and access to health care.

    "reasonably well" being not afraid the next thing that breaks on the car is going to cost them half the rent money, not being afraid that if they need to see a dentist they'll have to choose between that and buying groceries, not being afraid that if they join a union they'll be fired, not being afraid they'll never get out of debt from student loans, not being afraid their social security will go down the same toilet the 401ks that don't belong to "savvy CEOs" went down in 2002, and 2005, and 2007, and 2010 ...
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    LBJ, Lady Bird, Anne Richards, Barbara Jordan, Sully Sullenberger, Ike, Drew Brees, Molly Ivins --Texas is no Bush league! -7.50,-5.59

    by BlackSheep1 on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 09:57:55 AM PST

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