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Denninmi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-12-09 04:43 PM
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3. Certainly true.
It never ceases to amaze me how easily the bulk of the population can be made to go against its own best interests in any number of issues just by whipping up fervor over "values issues". Truly sad that people can't see how they are being manipulated into giving up their basic rights. Probably the prime example of this are the vocal pleas for "tort reform" by those who generally have little concept of the law in the first place, and no real understanding of exactly what damages in med-mal and personal injury lawsuits entail. I often wonder how many of them would have been willing to spend several months in a burn unit and undergo multiple reconstructive surgeries in exchange for the several hundred thousand dollars ultimately awarded to the victim in the McDonalds coffee scalding lawsuit that became so infamous?

And yes, Cherry is, unfortunately, a recipe for disaster in what looks to be a tough year anyway. The man has the charisma of a boiled rutabaga.
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  -The demise of the middle class, coming to a neighborhood near year. maddogesq  Nov-12-09 09:54 AM   #0 
  - We are going to lose the next Gov. election if we run Cherry....  PassingFair   Nov-12-09 10:43 AM   #1 
  - Yup. And then we can kiss our ass good bye.  MichiganVote   Nov-12-09 05:18 PM   #4 
  - I disagree  blue_onyx   Nov-12-09 09:33 PM   #8 
  - And that junk is from the so-classified left-wing media rag.  Festivito   Nov-12-09 02:01 PM   #2 
  - Certainly true.  Denninmi   Nov-12-09 04:43 PM   #3 
  - The truth we hold is fleeting and a lie well told is immortal.  Festivito   Nov-12-09 05:53 PM   #5 
  - Just read a great book by Thom Hartmann.  maddogesq   Nov-12-09 07:08 PM   #6 
     - Yup, we'd bore each other in constant agreement.  Festivito   Nov-12-09 08:59 PM   #7 
  - The article is a little too "doom and gloom"  blue_onyx   Nov-12-09 09:49 PM   #9 

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