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  •  Thank you for the insight, sixeight120bpm. (0+ / 0-)

    BTW, my comment regarding "conservative Christians" was not an intended slight.  I am a very liberal Christian, myself.  But my views in many areas are vastly different from my conservative Christian friends.  [I'm in a "purple turned red state," so conservative is VERY conservative around here.]

    Senator Harkin is one of my favorite Senators, too.  I know you can't really "replace him."  I just hope for everyone's sake, that you don't get stuck with a "off-the-charts" corporatist, LOL!  The Senate seems to be "chock-full" of them already.

    At any rate, wish you and Iowa, all the best of luck finding a suitable Dem (hopefully) Senator.  

    Mollie

    “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 Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 08:17:12 PM PST

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    •  no worries, I wasn't offended :) (0+ / 0-)

      Whoever we get, they are sure to be well and truly bought by the ag industry. The hope then is to find someone who takes time out from fighting for more farm subsidies to fight for the little people here and there.

      "There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible." -Henry Ford

      by sixeight120bpm on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 08:23:47 PM PST

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