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forwardthinker Donating Member (14 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-31-05 04:18 PM
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8. What saddens me...
about this and many other discussions here on DU is the overwhelmingly defeatist attitude. I for one still feel free. Is that only because I'm a straight white male? I work for a living, I've been without health insurance going on nine years now, but I still feel like we live in a free society where opportunities abound for the motivated. The 2000 elections were a sad sham, it's true... the same thing nearly happened in the governor's race in my native Washington state.

There will be another election.

The past is behind us, the present is all we've got.

Right now, I live in Colorado and I intend to put more effort into getting a democrat elected Governor here in '06 than hating the loophole in the system that passed power to Bush in '00.
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