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  •  anyone who cannot see the difference (0+ / 0-)
    I've tried to explain the FISA bait-and-switch to a number of intelligent, over-educated people.  But unless you're steeped in surveillance law, it's hard to understand.
    only has to be female and childbearing age and need an abortion.

    when that wand is rammed up inside her (and it should be mandatory for the male who impregnated her, also, imho), then they will damned know the difference!

    EdriesShop Is it kind? is it true? is it necessary?

    by edrie on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 03:32:53 PM PDT

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    •  You're confusing some social issues (which are (0+ / 0-)

      held out often like scraps to the hungry Dem base) with core economic issues. Yes, Dems still more protective of gay, women's, minority social rights than Repugs. But on economic core issues, including role of government in society, much of the Dem Party is bought and sold to the corporations and the rest of the 1%.

      Tell me you firmly believe this to be a lie. If you see the Dems steadfastly defending the economic position of the rapidly declining middle class, then there's little to debate. If you will at least acknowledge the rightward fiscal and economic swing under Clinton and Obama, then we can debate about how much. how bad, and how important. Otherwise, it's just a rightwing talking point to trash "the left" as being an impediment to Democratic ascendancy. And a myth.  

      "Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

      by Kombema on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 03:53:20 PM PDT

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      •  i've had a very bad day and night tonite so i will (0+ / 0-)

        not respond to you tonite.  otherwise i might take your head off - and that would be unfair as other issues would be incorporated with my frustration at your position.

        we can pick this up later when i'm not in "green" mode (hulk).

        gnite

        EdriesShop Is it kind? is it true? is it necessary?

        by edrie on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 11:57:33 PM PDT

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