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  •  The same one we have now, but with (0+ / 0-)

    Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House, real filibuster reform, and Scalia's eventual replacement on the Supreme Court. At that point, without Republican intransigence in the way, the debate would be between the Democratic and Progressive platforms.

    There is historical precedent for this in the Era of Good Feeling after the implosion of the Federalist Party, the original Party of No in opposition to President Thomas Jefferson. Until the Whigs got themselves together as the new party of big business, there was one-party government under the Democratic-Republicans.

    Ceterem censeo, gerrymandra delenda est

    by Mokurai on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 11:50:41 AM PDT

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    •  That's all well and good. (0+ / 0-)

      But either the diarist is preaching (peaceful) revolution or major structural changes, or he's preaching 'elect better Democrats'. I'm just trying to figure out which.

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