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  •  It's just your routine (2+ / 0-)
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    allenjo, Sunspots

    clusterfuck. You know, anytime a Democrat opens a door, another one turns up and deadbolts it shut.

    The Class, Terror and Climate Wars are indivisible and the short-term outcome will affect the planet for centuries. -WiA "When you triangulate everything, you can't even roll downhill..." - PhilJD

    by Words In Action on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 01:26:15 PM PST

    •  It is a mix and a muddle, for sure (4+ / 0-)
      Wealthy special interests, especially the big boys on Wall Street, and the opponents of progress continue to win out over middle and low income folks most of the time, even inside the Democratic party.

      Yet, the President clearly wants to be seen as a progressive champion. It’s a mix and a muddle.

      "Who are these men who really run this land? And why do they run it with such a thoughtless hand?" David Crosby

      by allenjo on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 02:05:11 PM PST

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    •  You nailed it, WIA. And it is so much the "norm" (1+ / 0-)
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      now, that it surely is not by accident.

      Pretty smart strategy.  Keep the masses in a state of utter confusion.

      After all, if from day to day the American populace doesn't have a clue what their government's policies are, they're not going to find a way to effectively mobilize against them.

      Instead, it sows confusion, and occupies and pits the various "factions" of Democrats against one another.

      Too bad this tactic destroys the very core of democracy as well.


      “If a dog won’t come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” -- Woodrow Wilson

      by musiccitymollie on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 05:54:27 PM PST

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