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  •  Personally, I like this point. (2+ / 0-)
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    Words In Action, UTvoter
    And, if we were to say, look, if you want our votes next year, you'll have to fight for our issues our way this year, they wouldn't do it. They will say the outcomes next year are critical, but they would not lift a finger for us, join our protests, fight our battles, in order to win their elections. They would sooner lose the elections and blame us.
    That says it all.

    It will be horrible if the Republicans win, but not so horrible that they will work with us in the meantime.

    “Washington has become our Versailles. We are ruled, entertained, and informed by courtiers -- and the media has evolved into a class of courtiers." - Chris Hedges

    by Klusterpuck on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 04:13:23 PM PDT

    •  Yeah. Imagine them compromising and (1+ / 0-)
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      cooperating with US for a change.

      Can you imagine them coming to our rallies and supporting us and the Party platform in public, where their neighbors, family members, bosses, peers, workers, vendors, customers, etc., might actually see them standing up for what are presumably their principles?

      What's the point of letting neoliberals into the tent when neoliberalism is burning down the campground?

      by Words In Action on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 04:22:55 PM PDT

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      •  Pretty sure I saw a neoliberal drum circle (2+ / 0-)
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        at the Keystone XL rally. :)

        “Washington has become our Versailles. We are ruled, entertained, and informed by courtiers -- and the media has evolved into a class of courtiers." - Chris Hedges

        by Klusterpuck on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 04:29:40 PM PDT

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