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  •  The scary part is (4+ / 0-)
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    WB Reeves, 3goldens, LLPete, livjack

    we are starting to hear conservatives talk about resorting to undemocratic measures to regain power (i.e rolling back voting rights laws and giving more electoral power to rural, conservative America.

    The left is going to start having to accept some very sombering and hard truths on what the Republican party is right now.

    •  they're not conservatives. They no longer deserve (2+ / 0-)
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      Ray Pensador, Words In Action

      that moniker.

      If the plutocrats begin the program, we will end it. -- Eugene Debs.

      by livjack on Thu May 16, 2013 at 04:24:59 PM PDT

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    •  Reactionaries or Regressives (0+ / 0-)

      NOT conservatives. Obama is a conservative at best attempting to preserve the status quo. Anyone to the right of that is a regressive, attempting to roll back progress.

      Framing. Don't call the current crop of Republicans conservatives. Its too innocuous a term.

      Trickle Down Economics 101: They get the golden parachute, we get the golden shower.

      by NoMoreLies on Fri May 17, 2013 at 11:14:03 AM PDT

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