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Wed May 16, 2012, 08:45 PM

Wake up folks: nobody with power gives a fuck about you. [View all]

This might get me tossed off of DU, but it has to be said: both parties work for the 1%. The 99% are speed bumps and rubes.

Democrats working to deregulate banks, cut Social Security, and offshore our industries? Not my Democrats. Not Democrats by any historical measure.

I call bullshit on those that call for timidity and triangulation. We've done that for 18 years - and here we are. Do you like where we are? I don't. I think it sucks, and it needs to stop.

When L.B.J. was told that the Civil Rights Act would be folly to attempt with an obstructionist Congress, did he run off and whine about realism? Fuck no. He said “Well, what the hell’s the presidency for?”, and he got out there and he fought. And he won. For the 99%.

That's what people in our corner do: they get out there and fight. Bare knuckles, teeth bared.

News flash: anyone who says that they're compromising away your life in the name of realism and moderation is not your friend. Don't be their friend, either.

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