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  •  I'm not sure you're being fair (2+ / 0-)
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    Lucy2009, GayHillbilly

    to those who have people who depend on them for food, shelter, etc.  Which means income.  But I can also see the argument that "doing what it takes" will help them in the long run.  I don't see this as an easy choice, depending on the circumstances of each one's life.

    How is taking a hundred dollars worth of food from hungry kids or from old poor sick people equal to taking a hundred dollars from billionaires? -- howabout, 19 Dec 2012

    by billlaurelMD on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 09:53:13 AM PDT

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    •  I'm not sure who you're referring to (3+ / 0-)
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      3goldens, shaharazade, Klusterpuck

      Overpaid yuppies who, for the most part, have people who depend on them for food, shelter, etc., or less well-off people who also have people who depend on them for food, shelter, etc.? The former vote for neoliberals like themselves out of self, not societal interest, while the latter vote for Repubs, conservaDems and neolibs because they're clueless and fall for the PR. The yuppies aren't getting fooled, but the latter are.

      "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

      by kovie on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 10:02:42 AM PDT

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