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Response to pinebox (Reply #44)

Tue May 3, 2016, 10:03 AM

53. Most Dems favor all those things you listed

Most also believe that the Democratic Party, over the repugs, Greens, Libertarians and all the unorganized independents, have the best chance at getting any of that done.

We also know that there are formidable, big-money forces aligned against getting any of that done, but the Dems are the strongest organization to go against the repugs and their clients so I side with them.

Good list, btw. Getting it done will not come in one fell swoop. The approach, IMO, is kind of like moving out of a large house filled with stuff accumulated over years. Looking at it as one huge task can be overwhelming and discouraging but if you tackle it one room at a time and just keep working, you'll eventually get it done.

Same with your list, go at one item, get it done, check it off the list and move on to the next one.

It's never gonna happen all at once, which is why many stick with a strong organization like the Dems, even with their many faults, and also why many don't believe in the Sanders hype that all those things on the list can be accomplished by just voting for him and his so-called "revolution".

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