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Sat Apr 19, 2014, 09:52 AM

Elizabeth Warren Book Is A Liberal Call To Arms That Rips Tea Party 'Magical Thinking'

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/18/elizabeth-warren-book_n_5175662.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

WASHINGTON -- Elizabeth Warren's new book isn't just a memoir -- it's a full-throated endorsement of modern, populist liberalism and a scathing indictment of anti-government "magical thinking" by the tea party.

While the Democratic Massachusetts senator structures her new volume, A Fighting Chance, as a chronological tale of her life, she also uses her experiences to make strategic points and arguments about her political philosophy, which embraces government and the labor movement as forces for good.

"We can't bury our heads in the sand and pretend that if 'big government' disappears, so will society's toughest problems. That's just magical thinking -- and it's also dangerous thinking," Warren writes. "Our problems are getting bigger by the day and we need to develop some hardheaded, realistic responses. Instead of trying to starve the government or drown it in the bathtub, we need to tackle our problems head-on, and that will require better government."


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Reply Elizabeth Warren Book Is A Liberal Call To Arms That Rips Tea Party 'Magical Thinking' (Original post)
Autumn Apr 2014 OP
Demeter Apr 2014 #1
Scuba Apr 2014 #2
Autumn Apr 2014 #3
Scuba Apr 2014 #4
blue14u Apr 2014 #5
pam4water Apr 2014 #6

Response to Autumn (Original post)

Sat Apr 19, 2014, 10:29 AM

1. Better government--the People's Choice: not bigger, not smaller, but better

 

Now, try to find a corporate sponsor for that kind of radicalism....

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Response to Autumn (Original post)

Sat Apr 19, 2014, 12:30 PM

2. But she's not running for you-know-what!

 

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Response to Scuba (Reply #2)

Sat Apr 19, 2014, 01:08 PM

3. The thought of another 14 years

like the last 14 scare the hell out of me. Time to get our heads out of the sand and pull the politicians heads out of their asses. The woman makes more sense than anyone.

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Response to Autumn (Reply #3)

Sun Apr 20, 2014, 08:48 AM

4. +1,000

 

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Response to Autumn (Original post)

Mon Apr 21, 2014, 01:17 AM

5. ++ 1000..


Love her... VOTING for her 2016...

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Response to Autumn (Original post)

Mon Apr 21, 2014, 01:11 PM

6. Get back to me when she is willing to run for president and do something about it.

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