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mopinko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-08-04 12:07 PM
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7. ugh, how dissapointing
we need to shift the discussion to the common good.
not what's in it for me. or your kids are your own problem, or whatever new nimby argument is going around.
anyone else care to contribute platform planks to the 'grown-up party'
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  -can we start the "grown-ups party" mopinko  Jan-08-04 10:38 AM   #0 
  - But the COMMON good would NOT place the burden on the middle class  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jan-08-04 10:40 AM   #1 
  - i am the middle class  mopinko   Jan-08-04 11:01 AM   #2 
  - upper middle class is actually wealthy(nt)  OhioStateProgressive   Jan-08-04 06:06 PM   #30 
     - NO  mopinko   Jan-08-04 06:32 PM   #36 
        - well  OhioStateProgressive   Jan-08-04 09:19 PM   #37 
  - Bad politics, Bad policy  Printer70   Jan-08-04 06:03 PM   #28 
  - I'm confused  redqueen   Jan-08-04 11:04 AM   #3 
  - right- good  mopinko   Jan-08-04 11:06 AM   #4 
     - Okay  redqueen   Jan-08-04 12:16 PM   #8 
        - yeah, i know  mopinko   Jan-08-04 01:24 PM   #12 
           - You can't, if you play by the rules as they are now  redqueen   Jan-08-04 01:48 PM   #16 
              - it is important to have dk and cmb in the race  mopinko   Jan-08-04 02:42 PM   #19 
              - oops  mopinko   Jan-08-04 02:55 PM   #20 
  - Any candidate we select...  NewGuy   Jan-08-04 11:32 AM   #5 
  - more pandering to slefishness  mopinko   Jan-08-04 01:27 PM   #13 
     - Can Dean/Clark?anyone work for the common good...  NewGuy   Jan-08-04 01:47 PM   #15 
        - exactly my dilemma  mopinko   Jan-08-04 06:27 PM   #34 
           - why don't you just elect Kucinich?  OhioStateProgressive   Jan-08-04 09:49 PM   #41 
  - Why is he changing his mind?  sandnsea   Jan-08-04 11:44 AM   #6 
  - ugh, how dissapointing  mopinko   Jan-08-04 12:07 PM   #7 
  - Spoken like someone from the upper-middle class  info being   Jan-08-04 12:22 PM   #9 
  - ok this is part of the problem  mopinko   Jan-08-04 12:37 PM   #11 
     - the truth  OhioStateProgressive   Jan-08-04 06:24 PM   #33 
        - this is what they say  mopinko   Jan-08-04 06:31 PM   #35 
           - it is not selfish to demand well paid people to pay more taxes  OhioStateProgressive   Jan-08-04 09:20 PM   #38 
           - "common good" is a control tactic  OhioStateProgressive   Jan-08-04 09:24 PM   #39 
  - let me be more clear  mopinko   Jan-08-04 12:24 PM   #10 
  - I don't wanna grow up  rucky   Jan-08-04 01:30 PM   #14 
  - Hey! Isn't Natasha 12?  redqueen   Jan-08-04 01:51 PM   #18 
  - I don't want politicians telling me....  Printer70   Jan-08-04 06:04 PM   #29 
  - if you want "common good" then forget about politics  Terwilliger   Jan-08-04 01:51 PM   #17 
  - we're dreaming here  mopinko   Jan-08-04 03:04 PM   #23 
  - it's unrealistic to expect adults, children, pets, or anyone else  spooky3   Jan-08-04 02:57 PM   #21 
  - i think the thing is  mopinko   Jan-08-04 03:02 PM   #22 
  - However, there is an emerging literature that says conventional economic  Mairead   Jan-08-04 03:31 PM   #24 
     - this does not surprise me  mopinko   Jan-08-04 03:41 PM   #25 
     - Please note that I said "social science" not simply economics  spooky3   Jan-08-04 05:57 PM   #26 
        - but the question is  mopinko   Jan-08-04 06:19 PM   #31 
        - Yes, I know.  Mairead   Jan-09-04 05:32 AM   #42 
  - But mopinko, I thought we decided good politics...  Printer70   Jan-08-04 06:01 PM   #27 
  - this is why  mopinko   Jan-08-04 06:20 PM   #32 
  - well, Edwards wrote a platform a year ago that STILL works  arewethereyet   Jan-08-04 09:47 PM   #40 
 

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