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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-11-10 08:11 PM
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Alan Grayson: It's Who We Are

It's Who We Are

by Alan Grayson

Times are tough. Maybe you noticed.

In certain parts of the world, 100 years ago, when times were tough - a drought, a famine - they ate each other. Literally.

That's who they were.

We're different. When times are tough, we don't think about ourselves alone. We think about those who need help. The sick. Senior citizens. The disabled. Children. When times are tough, they're the ones who need help the most.

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That's why I was so proud yesterday to vote for money for schools and for health care for the poor.

Why? Because if we voted it down, schools would close. And hospitals would close.

But we won't let that happen. When times are tough, we rise to the occasion. We shelter the homeless, we feed the hungry, and we heal the sick. We teach the children. We help those in need.

We're Americans. It's who we are. And I'm proud of it.


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RandomThoughts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-11-10 08:14 PM
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1. That is a nice thought. n/t
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L0oniX Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-11-10 08:18 PM
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2. The reality is that a very small minority actually care enough to do something...
for the homeless, the hungry, and the sick ...add orphans and widows.
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Scurrilous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-11-10 08:24 PM
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3. Thanks.
K & R :thumbsup:
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eridani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-11-10 08:55 PM
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4. Also glad to see that "we" would like to see Gibbs' useless ass fired n/t
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The Backlash Cometh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-11-10 08:56 PM
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5. I wonder who wrote this for Grayson?
He doesn't always help those in need. But, he does better than most.
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