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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 11:35 PM
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18. continued republican rule
honestly, if McCain becomes president I believe America is finished
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  -Listen up DU! What is the biggest threat to our democracy? cbayer  Mar-09-08 11:17 PM   #0 
  - Corporatized, for-profit media  blonndee   Mar-09-08 11:20 PM   #1 
  - I am not sure i understand your question.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:23 PM   #3 
  - Not at all. PBS is what we need more of, IMO.  blonndee   Mar-09-08 11:26 PM   #5 
     - Ok, I see your point.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:29 PM   #10 
        - I agree, but most people don't know better, and with education in the state it is in  blonndee   Mar-09-08 11:35 PM   #17 
           - You are right.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:40 PM   #21 
           - We're inching towards the new media with the internet  Cant trust em   Mar-10-08 12:12 AM   #39 
  - When news stops becoming a public service, we have a problem.  Cant trust em   Mar-09-08 11:32 PM   #14 
     - Thank you! You said it much better than I did  blonndee   Mar-09-08 11:37 PM   #20 
     - Have you given to PBS and NPR?  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:42 PM   #22 
        - no, but I will.  Cant trust em   Mar-09-08 11:53 PM   #30 
        - How do you donate to NPR?  Cant trust em   Mar-10-08 07:00 PM   #53 
  - Babies are not born with an impulse to conform.  sfexpat2000   Mar-09-08 11:21 PM   #2 
  - I don't agree with your premise.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:26 PM   #6 
     - Then you haven't known many babies. n/t  sfexpat2000   Mar-09-08 11:33 PM   #16 
        - Well, I had three.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:45 PM   #23 
           - Are you absolutely certain that those were babies?  lonestarnot   Mar-09-08 11:50 PM   #25 
           - Well, they did have red eyes and rotating heads.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:53 PM   #29 
           - social conditioning  dweller   Mar-09-08 11:52 PM   #27 
           - It hasn't been easy.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:59 PM   #33 
              - i tend to believe we are who we are less because of our parents  dweller   Mar-10-08 12:09 AM   #38 
           - Babies are not born with an impulse to conform.  sfexpat2000   Mar-10-08 10:40 AM   #49 
  - repukes n/t  Skittles   Mar-09-08 11:23 PM   #4 
  - What? Please explain. nt.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:30 PM   #11 
     - continued republican rule  Skittles   Mar-09-08 11:35 PM   #18 
        - If McCain wins it will be because we have a population of imbeciles.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:47 PM   #24 
           - I think it is a possiblity  Skittles   Mar-10-08 12:20 AM   #41 
  - Religous it Muslim, Christian, or Satanism.  yourout   Mar-09-08 11:26 PM   #7 
  - The marriage of religious extremists with corporate interests. NT  mondo joe   Mar-09-08 11:27 PM   #8 
  - self-importance  dweller   Mar-09-08 11:29 PM   #9 
  - Apathy as regards corrupt public officials.  lpbk2713   Mar-09-08 11:31 PM   #12 
  - The greatest threat to democracy is the media that is unwilling to tell  babylonsister   Mar-09-08 11:32 PM   #13 
  - Babylonsister, my friend (I hope)  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:36 PM   #19 
     - I don't agree.  lonestarnot   Mar-09-08 11:51 PM   #26 
     - Expand. nt.  cbayer   Mar-10-08 12:01 AM   #34 
        - I often ask questions. Sometimes they are answered here, if people have time,  lonestarnot   Mar-10-08 09:04 AM   #48 
     - this with all it's faults is an educated, erudite and interesting  spag68   Mar-09-08 11:53 PM   #28 
     - Totally right and I am inspired by some of the conversations we have here.  cbayer   Mar-09-08 11:58 PM   #32 
     - Making the m$m tell the truth would be a start.  babylonsister   Mar-09-08 11:53 PM   #31 
        - We are friends because you ask instead of assuming I'm blowing smoke.  cbayer   Mar-10-08 12:04 AM   #35 
  - Plutocracy, hands down  Warpy   Mar-09-08 11:32 PM   #15 
  - The failure to impeach Cheney/Bush.  Sinistrous   Mar-10-08 12:05 AM   #36 
  - But who's failure is that?  cbayer   Mar-10-08 12:06 AM   #37 
  - When we all got the "right" to vote in national elections we doomed ourselves  Rosemary2205   Mar-10-08 12:17 AM   #40 
  - I am not at all familiar with this argument but your concise description is fascinating.  cbayer   Mar-10-08 12:24 AM   #42 
     - IMHO diversity is one of the few real strengths we have  Rosemary2205   Mar-10-08 12:43 AM   #44 
  - Lack of education  sleebarker   Mar-10-08 12:32 AM   #43 
  - Lack of interest is more likely, for lots of reasons.  babylonsister   Mar-10-08 01:23 AM   #45 
  - Assuming you have a democracy now  Djinn   Mar-10-08 01:49 AM   #46 
  - I agree with you. A discussion is not a chorus of Amens.  UncleSepp   Mar-10-08 02:21 AM   #47 
  - Greed.  Zorra   Mar-10-08 11:43 AM   #50 
  - Start by realizing there is no democracy in this country...  JackRiddler   Mar-10-08 12:12 PM   #51 
  - the TSA and other government agencies like CIA, FBI, police  alarimer   Mar-10-08 12:21 PM   #52 

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