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  •  To circle back (2+ / 0-)
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    Neuroptimalian, gustynpip

    So -- You suggest that we should go about intentionally being exactly the opposite of what the republicans suggest of us

    and THAT is what it is to be a "good democrat"?

    "I want to keep them alive long enough that I can win them to Christ," - Rick Warren, Professional Greed Driven Scumbag

    by josephk on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 08:55:08 PM PST

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    •  Hon, this isn't an esoteric excercise. (2+ / 0-)
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      ancblu, FrankRose

      Or some game. We will lose control of the levers of government.  This is the one issue that will end our political power for generations.  

      I'd rather stay in power and make everyone's lives better by real change and progress... not help the republicans will elections...

      -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

      by gerrilea on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 09:00:44 PM PST

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      •  Yea ... it should be obvious that (2+ / 0-)
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        the pathway to better solutions to our national public health crisis of gun violence is more conservative Surpreme Court Justices.

        /end snark.

        The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants above everything else is safety. H.L. Mencken

        by ancblu on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 09:50:28 PM PST

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    •  A lot of people believe that, ... (1+ / 0-)
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      that Democrats exist only to go against whatever Republicans stand for, that they have no original ideas of their own.  The above is an excellent example of how that perception came into being.

      "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the universe." -- Albert Einstein

      by Neuroptimalian on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 02:30:27 AM PST

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