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Response to calimary (Reply #24)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 03:23 PM

34. Thank You for the Welcome!

And I agree we have to keep the pressure on, then double down, and triple down if necessary. My parents are baby boomers, and as a generation the baby boomers fell pray to the same error in judgment we Generation X voters did. We can never allow ourselves to believe that the gains we make cannot be taken away. We cannot ever forget for even one day that there are forces in our society who are constantly scheming and plotting to unravel every major gain we, the regular people of America have fought so hard to achieve for ourselves and our families.

The far right has launched an all out assault on every major gain that has been fought for and won with the blood sweat and the tears of four generations of people. Unions are being busted, basic principles of collective bargaining, gender equality and civil rights are now under fire. We cannot afford to budge even an inch, we have to take back the discourse in this country. We have to put an end to the insidious movement of moving the "goal posts" further and further to the right (Nixon and Eisenhower would be RINOs in today's political land scape). We have to stand up and unlike the 1960's when cultural chasms existed between generations that prevented them from working in unison towards a common goal we have a unique opportunity here. We have the chance to rise up as a multi generational block of individuals and fight to take back all the ground the one percent has been systematically conquering for the past 30 years.

I think we can do it, we need to. Because if we do not, we will all be living in the same kind of Plutocratic nightmare regime we used to live in 120 years ago.

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