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eridani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-11 03:50 AM
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Have you gotten your online survey from the DNC recently?
My answers

How would you describe the current political climate? (Optional):
I would say that most people (even many on the right) are furious that no one in DC cares about the bottom 98% as much as they care about banksters and outsourcers. The vast majority prioritize jobs over deficit reduction, but the DC crowd's priorities are exactly the reverse.

What do you believe the Democratic Party stands for? (Optional):
These days, I have no idea. Democrats used to stand for helping the 98% majority and for preserving and extending the New Deal, yet the leadership of the party at best is mounting a weak defense of the lifeline programs of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and at worst joining Republicans in cutting these vital programs. Considering that 70-75% of the public (regardless of party affiliation) strongly supports these programs, our leadership seems bent on snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.

Why are you a Democrat? (Optional):
Because, unlike any third party I am familiar with, Democrats take elections and voter contact seriously. Unfortunately they do not take public policy benefitting the many seriously. The issues groups I belong to that do take policy seriously mostly refuse to take elections seriously. I find myself caught in the middle between these two poles, fighting many elected Democrats on issues and yet defending Democrats to issues groups.
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-11 03:58 AM
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1. Those are some excellent answers.
I hope someone will read them, besides us.
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-11 04:07 AM
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2. i get mine by mail.
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Journeyman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-11 04:09 AM
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3. K&R. . .
for some very good answers. . .
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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-11 04:19 AM
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4. Those are great answers, eridani. Sad but true.
I hope they sink in with SOMEBODY back there.

:(
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B Calm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-11 04:36 AM
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5. Hopefully they'll get many more answers to their survey like yours!!
but. even if they do that don't mean they'll read them or comprehend what they are reading.
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progressoid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-11 10:06 AM
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6. The DNC no longer contacts me.
:evilgrin:

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