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  •  You keep talking as though the reformers were (6+ / 0-)

    trying to eliminate minority rights.

    They (we) weren't.

    What was proposed was that if the minority wanted to oppose something, they'd have to argue their position publicly instead of just being able to block the majority with a phone call. How does that eliminate anyone's rights?

    "These are not candidates. These are the empty stand-ins for lobbyists' policies to be legislated later." - Chimpy, 9/24/10

    by NWTerriD on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 04:42:48 PM PST

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