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USArmyParatrooper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-03-10 06:36 PM
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59. Oh, boy. Here comes the chess analogy you love so much
"Is it ever futile to attempt to change unjust laws that create undue duress on vulnerable segments of the population?"

By answering a question with a question (thus not answering) you seem to acknowledge that Congress didn't (and doesn't) have a snowballs chance in hell of changing the law. So, why not occupy Congress with pushing something that won't pass?

In this case let's look at health care reform. The abortion debate was already muddying up the water to the point that it almost didn't pass. Mark Stupak was only one small example of that. Had the Democrats thrown that in the mix, in my opinion it would have killed any chance at getting it passed.

Frankly, I prefer to focus on the possible.
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