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  •  "Cronyism" does not necessarily = (1+ / 0-)
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    pork barrel spending, which is as old as the Republic. Getting $ for locales has always been the main bargaining chip leadership could use to whip votes. Without that chip's existence (or its "proper" use), we end up with ideologues unwilling to compromise on or pass anything. Sound familiar?

    "Lone catch of the moon, the roots of the sigh of an idea there will be the outcome may be why?"--from a spam diary entitled "The Vast World."

    by bryduck on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 04:53:17 PM PDT

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    •  The problem is that cronyism is no longer local (1+ / 0-)
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      It has gone national or international wealth stripping entire states.

      •  I wish cronyism was the only problem! n/t (0+ / 0-)

        "Lone catch of the moon, the roots of the sigh of an idea there will be the outcome may be why?"--from a spam diary entitled "The Vast World."

        by bryduck on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 10:51:08 AM PDT

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