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Peace Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-31-05 08:11 PM
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133. You know what? It just doesn't do any good at all to use words like...
..."brave," and "intelligent" and "compassionate" and "coward." Those are personal judgements, and they are also "hot button" words aimed at arousing emotion not thought.

Our country is in an extremely grave crisis. This is not the right time to be doing the "circular firing squad" thing. It's extremely counter-productive. And I urge DUers who want to save this democracy, and who are working toward that purpose, to ignore posts like this.

Facts are one thing. Strategy is one thing. But emotional posts like "count_alucard"'s simply arouse anger or defensiveness. Rational discussion of allies/enemies, who we can count on, for what?, how to get things done, what should be getting done, etc.--this is what we need to be doing.
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