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Fri Feb 8, 2013, 04:32 PM

Disturbing. Something Senator Sanders said on the radio today. [View all]

He said he was the most left of the Democratic caucus in the Senate. Since I agree with most of what he says and works for and I actually don't consider myself a lefty idealist but a pragmatist, how crazy that we have become a very disturbingly conservative nation on both sides of the aisle?

I really don't recognize this country anymore. Fifty years ago I was considered middle of the road in my politics. I supported unions, public schools and free education for everyone. I supported taking care of the poor and elderly. I was against wars of invasion, torture and believed every person should have their day in court before being imprisoned or executed. The thing was that conservatives felt the same way in those days because it was about being an American regardless of your party affiliation.

It seems we have fallen into a decline that we can't pull ourselves out of. When did I stop being an American and became a left wing loonie?

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