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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-09-10 01:12 PM
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14. Actually, just incompatible with unrestrained capitalism.

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  -Is there any hope for democracy? RonReagan  Nov-09-10 12:16 PM   #0 
  - No. It is an unworkable system.  AngryAmish   Nov-09-10 12:18 PM   #1 
  - Actually, just incompatible with unrestrained capitalism.  HereSince1628   Nov-09-10 01:12 PM   #14 
     - We are a nation of 310 million people  AngryAmish   Nov-09-10 01:30 PM   #16 
        - I suppose direct democracy for everything would quickly reduce the voter pool, at least.. (nt)  Posteritatis   Nov-09-10 01:39 PM   #19 
  - Unless there is a way that truth and facts can have as accessible a role. Then no.  glinda   Nov-09-10 12:19 PM   #2 
  - (Insert Hyperbolic Reflexive Despair Talking Point #27-C) nt  Posteritatis   Nov-09-10 12:20 PM   #3 
  - Yes there is hope for democracy, primarily because of the Internet.  Uncle Joe   Nov-09-10 12:21 PM   #4 
  - Vote  BeFree   Nov-09-10 12:26 PM   #5 
  - I hope you're right  RonReagan   Nov-09-10 12:33 PM   #8 
     - Ok  BeFree   Nov-09-10 12:49 PM   #10 
        - I don't know  RonReagan   Nov-09-10 01:22 PM   #15 
  - No. But, we do get to vote for the politicians on the corporate payroll.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-09-10 12:28 PM   #6 
  - And wear the little "I voted" stickers and feel good.  marmar   Nov-09-10 01:37 PM   #17 
  - This is the problem...  MrScorpio   Nov-09-10 12:33 PM   #7 
  - Maybe that needs to be reversed  The2ndWheel   Nov-09-10 01:00 PM   #13 
  - Quote from Alexis de Tocqueville: A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist  pampango   Nov-09-10 12:37 PM   #9 
  - Nope.  Tesha   Nov-09-10 12:50 PM   #11 
  - And "No, there is *NO* chance of Obama's re-election in 2012". (NT)  Tesha   Nov-09-10 12:54 PM   #12 
  - The obstacles are great, but we must maintain hope.  Big Blue Marble   Nov-09-10 01:38 PM   #18 
  - It's possible if people get off their a**es and demand it......  marmar   Nov-09-10 01:40 PM   #20 
  - At this point, No.  TheWatcher   Nov-09-10 01:42 PM   #21 
  - Why'd you get rid of the Fairness Doctrine???  apocalypsehow   Nov-09-10 01:44 PM   #22 
  - this is what FDR thought  handmade34   Nov-09-10 02:03 PM   #23 

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