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  •  That's really it. The people we are allowed to (2+ / 0-)
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    Don midwest, GreenMother

    vote for already have been pre-selected and pre-bought.

    I admit to being ridiculously naive, but Obama's speech to Rubin's Hamilton Project group convinced me of the statement above.  It was his "I'm a blank slate... I'm one of you... they won't know" speech.

    Still leaves a bad taste in my mouth.  Unfortunately, I didn't see it until after the election, but even then, what difference would it have made?  There were no other viable choices to vote for anyway.

    "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

    by YucatanMan on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 04:44:29 PM PDT

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