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  •  Seriously. I've seen wonderful people (6+ / 0-)

    become insane when given charge of a bake sale, or a Chinese Auction. Imagine having real power in the world.


    Actual Democrats: the surest, quickest, route to More Democrats. And actually addressing our various emergencies.

    by Jim P on Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 10:45:18 AM PDT

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    •  The Founders of our Nation understood this (5+ / 0-)

      principle. That's why they devised a system with checks and balances, along with the Freedoms contained in the Bill of Rights.
        But we still need an amendment to the Constitution to curb the power and influence of money, or we'll risk losing those Freedoms.

      "We the People of the United States...." -U.S. Constitution

      by elwior on Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 10:55:31 AM PDT

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