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Davis_X_Machina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-22-11 06:27 PM
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12. Learned helplessness. n/t
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  -How can we expect any change to happen when both parties are backed by Wall Street? white_wolf  Mar-22-11 05:37 PM   #0 
  - This should be goal #1  northoftheborder   Mar-22-11 05:40 PM   #1 
  - No disagreement here.............  socialist_n_TN   Mar-22-11 05:41 PM   #2 
  - Yes, gettting corporate $$$ out of politics -  Hell Hath No Fury   Mar-22-11 05:45 PM   #3 
  - Exactly right. Same owners, merely different "brands" for different divisions  villager   Mar-22-11 05:47 PM   #4 
  - So the question is,  CrispyQ   Mar-22-11 05:50 PM   #5 
  - Honestly I can only think of a few possibilities.  white_wolf   Mar-22-11 05:56 PM   #6 
     - I would start building a new party by engaging the non-voters.  CrispyQ   Mar-22-11 06:49 PM   #18 
        - We need to find a party that is for the workers and middle-class.  white_wolf   Mar-22-11 07:07 PM   #22 
  - We can't, the Citizens United case made that painfully clear  StarburstClock   Mar-22-11 06:04 PM   #7 
  - Both parties are also backed by large numbers of people.  Davis_X_Machina   Mar-22-11 06:17 PM   #8 
  - What are you doing to change anything?  StarburstClock   Mar-22-11 06:21 PM   #9 
  - Sue.  Davis_X_Machina   Mar-22-11 06:27 PM   #11 
  - That is a problem. but it isn't the root of the problem.  white_wolf   Mar-22-11 06:22 PM   #10 
     - Learned helplessness. n/t  Davis_X_Machina   Mar-22-11 06:27 PM   #12 
        - No.  white_wolf   Mar-22-11 06:32 PM   #13 
           - You'll get corporate money out of politics...  Davis_X_Machina   Mar-22-11 06:36 PM   #14 
           - Purge DLCers. (nt)  w4rma   Mar-22-11 06:37 PM   #15 
              - Which is done at the ballot box...  Davis_X_Machina   Mar-22-11 06:41 PM   #16 
                 - OK, we get it. Learned helplessness. So  Curmudgeoness   Mar-22-11 06:50 PM   #19 
                    - Become a teacher. n/t  Davis_X_Machina   Mar-22-11 07:05 PM   #21 
                       - Try again. I did that. It sucks. nt  Curmudgeoness   Mar-22-11 07:10 PM   #23 
  - How can we expect any change----we can't.  Curmudgeoness   Mar-22-11 06:48 PM   #17 
  - Spare change?  pscot   Mar-22-11 06:53 PM   #20 

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