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izzybeans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-24-06 08:42 AM
Response to Reply #14
16. I agree but for these pressure groups to work for the time being
somebody has to make a career of it. I think taking money out of the equation for the politicians is desirable, but I see it as unavoidable for organzational purposes.
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     - I agree but for these pressure groups to work for the time being  izzybeans   Mar-24-06 08:42 AM   #16 
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