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  •  Brooks couldn't think of better reason (1+ / 0-)
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    to oppose Hagel, I guess. So he went for the he'll-cut-defense-to-nothing-to-support-Obama's-welfare-state-which-is-bankrupting-USA argument.

    The civil rights, gay rights and women's movements, designed to allow others to reach for power previously grasped only by white men, have made a real difference, and the outlines of 21st century America have emerged. -- Paul West of LA Times

    by LiberalLady on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 09:00:39 AM PST

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    •  we should let them run with it (0+ / 0-)

      and run like hell.
      their rationale is sure to reach levels of absurdity yet to be seen. A lot of Americans are wising up.

      cheers

      People who say they don't care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don't care what people think. -George Carlin

      by downtownLALife on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 09:07:49 AM PST

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      •  I hope you are right, downtownLALife (1+ / 0-)
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        Maybe the confirmation will reveal just how out-of-proportion military spending has been, and people will wonder why we have a threatened safety net but a oversized military.

        The civil rights, gay rights and women's movements, designed to allow others to reach for power previously grasped only by white men, have made a real difference, and the outlines of 21st century America have emerged. -- Paul West of LA Times

        by LiberalLady on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 09:11:04 AM PST

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        •  Thank you and you're right too--- (0+ / 0-)

          to hope.
          we can both hope
          cheers

          People who say they don't care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don't care what people think. -George Carlin

          by downtownLALife on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 09:23:03 AM PST

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