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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-08-13 06:42 AM
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Democrats are better.
But how hard is it to be better than a horrible far right wing party represented by idiots spewing their objectives of greed, cruelty and intolerance.
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-08-13 07:54 AM
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1. Better on social issues, yes.
Edited on Fri Nov-08-13 08:31 AM by No Elephants
If they are better on economic issues, it's only because of the Democratic base, IMO.

NAFTA, Gramm, Leach, Blilely, TPP. Not good. None of it.

In fact, they've been backpedaling on social issues, too. Luckily, one in six of Obama's bundlers was gay, which, IMO, explains why Obama came out in favor of gay marriage before his re-election campaign. I think the bundlers were prepared to stand down unless he did.

And, to the extent that DOMA is no longer the law of the land (the extent is unclear), it's because of Justice Kennedy, not any Democrat. A court (though not the SCOTUS) also struck down the Obama attempt to restrict access to the morning after pill.

But, I assume all that has been discussed ad nauseum on DU3.

And, apparently, we're doomed anyway, even if TPP never gets signed (which it will).

So, I don't really know what I'm worried about, anyway.

Don't worry. Be happy.

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