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Ken Burch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-22-08 03:46 PM
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18. I do think that's his objective. And, as I said, I'm not arguing with Obama here
It's more an underlying assumption of the political class that I'm questioning.
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  -One assumption that's bothering me(and this isn't about Obama, really) Ken Burch  Nov-21-08 11:32 PM   #0 
  - I'm a "Plague on one house" type--  Jackpine Radical   Nov-21-08 11:37 PM   #1 
  - I think the idea is that if a person is invested in something, that  The Wielding Truth   Nov-21-08 11:43 PM   #2 
  - Considering we really haven't had real power since LBJ's days, I'm not  Cleita   Nov-21-08 11:43 PM   #3 
  - The opening post deals with the character of actions, not the party of the Presidents who took  No Elephants   Nov-22-08 04:16 AM   #15 
     - Well, you are naive if you don't think that any politicians including  Cleita   Nov-22-08 02:14 PM   #17 
  - Much as the neocons knew the 2000 election was their last chance  DJ13   Nov-21-08 11:44 PM   #4 
  - Precisely.  girl gone mad   Nov-21-08 11:50 PM   #5 
  - yep, impossible to embrace  KakistocracyHater   Nov-21-08 11:56 PM   #6 
  - I definitely agree.  political_Dem   Nov-22-08 12:35 AM   #11 
  - Oligarchy by default...  stillcool47   Nov-22-08 12:01 AM   #7 
  - 1980 and 1994 happened.  mmonk   Nov-22-08 12:02 AM   #8 
  - I see this quite differently - the conservative ideology is bankrupt.  Sinti   Nov-22-08 12:16 AM   #9 
  - To be honest, I don't see the bipartisan thing as anything more than  sfexpat2000   Nov-22-08 12:27 AM   #10 
  - Bipartisan is as bipartisan does is what momma always said.  John Q. Citizen   Nov-22-08 12:48 AM   #12 
  - I do think that's his objective. And, as I said, I'm not arguing with Obama here  Ken Burch   Nov-22-08 03:46 PM   #18 
     - Understood.  sfexpat2000   Nov-22-08 05:20 PM   #19 
  - I think many people, in particular the young ones are tired of this  FrenchieCat   Nov-22-08 12:55 AM   #13 
  - I am a plague on a united foe  grantcart   Nov-22-08 04:07 AM   #14 
  - I don't know that bi-partisanship will even unite a very divided nation. Cons will attribute  No Elephants   Nov-22-08 04:26 AM   #16 
 

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