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BlueEyedSon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-27-05 10:45 AM
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16. Yes, they exert their influence over legislators through money,
which the legislators need to conduct successful campaigns.

And we mere citizens cannot compete with the vast sums of cash that corporations and mega-rich individuals have at their disposal.

So sorry for your loss.

I took Vioxx for a knee injury too for 3 months.
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  -This is what we're up against Neecy  Apr-27-05 10:39 AM   #0 
  - I'm so sorry. (nt)  goodboy   Apr-27-05 10:40 AM   #1 
  - I'm sorry for your loss  gollygee   Apr-27-05 10:40 AM   #2 
  - My condolences for your loss n/t  fertilizeonarbusto   Apr-27-05 10:41 AM   #3 
  - I'm so sorry to hear about your sister. And I hope that the greed  atommom   Apr-27-05 10:41 AM   #4 
  - I, too, am so sorry n/t  etherealtruth   Apr-27-05 10:41 AM   #5 
  - No you don't. And no they won't.  ClassWarrior   Apr-27-05 10:41 AM   #6 
  - Never Give up.  dave29   Apr-27-05 10:57 AM   #27 
  - I'm so sorry -- I have no words -- for your loss nt  HamdenRice   Apr-27-05 10:42 AM   #7 
  - Please accept my condolences  BOSSHOG   Apr-27-05 10:43 AM   #8 
  - I'm very sorry for your loss  lancdem   Apr-27-05 10:43 AM   #9 
  - completely powerless,.......i dont believe  seabeyond   Apr-27-05 10:44 AM   #10 
  - I'm so sorry for your loss  ewagner   Apr-27-05 10:44 AM   #11 
  - I'm very sorry for your loss. Take a break from the fight, and others will  Ron_Green   Apr-27-05 10:44 AM   #12 
  - There are a number of class action lawsuits being brought against these  radwriter0555   Apr-27-05 10:44 AM   #13 
  - that's horrible  wicket   Apr-27-05 10:45 AM   #14 
  - Oh, Neecy, I'm so sorry for your loss.  babylonsister   Apr-27-05 10:45 AM   #15 
  - Yes, they exert their influence over legislators through money,  BlueEyedSon   Apr-27-05 10:45 AM   #16 
  - Isn't that sad... We really are just "MERE" citizens.  AuntiBush   Apr-27-05 10:55 AM   #23 
  - I am so sorry for your loss *hugs* Drop in at the bereavement group any  GreenPartyVoter   Apr-27-05 10:46 AM   #17 
  - I'm so sorry for your loss  Mandate My Ass   Apr-27-05 10:47 AM   #18 
  - I'm very sorry.  July   Apr-27-05 10:47 AM   #19 
  - sincerest condolences  stellanoir   Apr-27-05 10:50 AM   #20 
  - My deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved sister. ~~eom  CrispyQGirl   Apr-27-05 10:52 AM   #21 
  - Welcome to the United States of Corporate America  AuntiBush   Apr-27-05 10:53 AM   #22 
  - Sorry for the loss of your sister  Batgirl   Apr-27-05 10:56 AM   #24 
  - You have my deepest sympathies.  Dorian Gray   Apr-27-05 10:56 AM   #25 
  - No words ...  PleadTheFirst   Apr-27-05 10:56 AM   #26 
  - My condolences, Neecy  jojo54   Apr-27-05 11:03 AM   #28 
  - Neecy, I'm so sorry.  sfexpat2000   Apr-27-05 11:03 AM   #29 
  - I'm very sorry too BUT  TNOE   Apr-27-05 11:05 AM   #30 
  - Sorry for your loss, Neecy  PlanetBev   Apr-27-05 11:18 AM   #32 
  - thank you  Neecy   Apr-27-05 11:08 AM   #31 
  - Much too young....I'm so sorry. n/t  Fla Dem   Apr-27-05 11:20 AM   #33 
  - sorry for your loss  cry baby   Apr-27-05 11:21 AM   #34 
  - How devastating  sandnsea   Apr-27-05 11:30 AM   #35 
  - we just can't  Neecy   Apr-27-05 11:46 AM   #37 
     - I understand  sandnsea   Apr-27-05 12:56 PM   #50 
  - My condolences  mmonk   Apr-27-05 11:32 AM   #36 
  - My condolences  rockymountaindem   Apr-27-05 11:50 AM   #38 
  - I am also so sorry for your loss. And I understand...  Shredr   Apr-27-05 12:07 PM   #39 
  - Sympathy on the loss of your sister  notsodumbhillbilly   Apr-27-05 12:10 PM   #40 
  - My most sincere and hearfelt condolence. Please know there  Ninga   Apr-27-05 12:10 PM   #41 
  - You have my sincere condolences and a bit of info as well  nothingshocksmeanymore   Apr-27-05 12:11 PM   #42 
  - I am so sorry...my best friend died last year at age 47 in her sleep  Hamlette   Apr-27-05 12:14 PM   #43 
  - I am truly sorry for your loss  ninkasi   Apr-27-05 12:15 PM   #44 
  - Sorry for the loss of your sister.  cat_girl25   Apr-27-05 12:23 PM   #45 
  - I am very sorry to hear of your loss.You are right.This has all the signs  KlatooBNikto   Apr-27-05 12:35 PM   #46 
  - I'm so sorry.  kitkatrose   Apr-27-05 12:43 PM   #47 
  - So sorry for your loss  Spike from MN   Apr-27-05 12:47 PM   #48 
  - My condolensces Neecy.  maveric   Apr-27-05 12:49 PM   #49 
  - my sympathies  mopaul   Apr-27-05 12:57 PM   #51 
  - I am so sorry. That is rough....  RandomKoolzip   Apr-27-05 01:02 PM   #52 
  - i've had the face to face experience of this  nashville_brook   Apr-27-05 03:17 PM   #66 
  - My deepest sympathies  Solly Mack   Apr-27-05 01:09 PM   #53 
  - Condolences to you and your family, Neecy.  Karenina   Apr-27-05 01:09 PM   #54 
  - I'm sorry that your sister died.  H2O Man   Apr-27-05 01:13 PM   #55 
  - This is so sad, Neecy........What a painful loss! We're so sorry for your  BamaBecky   Apr-27-05 01:18 PM   #56 
  - I'm so sorry for your loss.  BlueStateGirl   Apr-27-05 01:21 PM   #57 
  - sending prayers for all. sadly i can relate to this. my 39 yo sister died  faithnotgreed   Apr-27-05 01:45 PM   #58 
  - there needs to be a group like CASA that takes on the job of fighting  nashville_brook   Apr-27-05 03:20 PM   #67 
     - any support for basic rights is wonderful. in our situation  faithnotgreed   Apr-27-05 03:34 PM   #68 
  - Don't give up...fight back...  Q   Apr-27-05 01:53 PM   #59 
  - I can't add anything to what others have said  shadowknows69   Apr-27-05 01:54 PM   #60 
  - Sorry for your loss, this is terrible...  Az_lefty   Apr-27-05 01:59 PM   #61 
  - Please accept my condolences.  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Apr-27-05 02:15 PM   #62 
  - Oh, Neecy! I am so sorry for your loss  arnheim   Apr-27-05 02:19 PM   #63 
  - voting this up -- people deserve rights, not corporations  nashville_brook   Apr-27-05 02:53 PM   #64 
  - right on nashville brook...  faithnotgreed   Apr-27-05 03:37 PM   #69 
  - So sorry. But you won't give up.  bunkerbuster1   Apr-27-05 03:02 PM   #65 
  - Don't give up. They don't always win.  rman   Apr-27-05 03:52 PM   #70 
  - I am very sorry for your loss nt  Turn CO Blue   Apr-27-05 06:38 PM   #71 
  - Don't despair, honey. I am so very sorry. Right now, you feel  roguevalley   Apr-27-05 06:59 PM   #72 
 

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