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Sun Oct 25, 2015, 03:27 PM

A Question for You All [View all]

Do you believe it is possible to have the country we want?

I do. I think America can be whatever we decide it to be. Most of us don't like the way things are, but it appears most also believe we don't have a choice. That we can only tweak things a little, here and there, as opposed to achieving actual progress in a comprehensive way. Incremental change is fine, but we can do better. So much better.

To my mind, we have 4-8 months to render the old model obsolete, or least start the process. If we don't, we will have to resort to the same old tired status quo, making very slow progress in baby steps. Political dramas, kabuki theater and tribal fighting are not what I want for America. I'm sick of the reality tv aspect of politics.

The whole point of being a progressive is to bring about progress. Inter-tribal fighting with republicans is not progress. It's the same dance we've been dancing for many years.

Hillary is running on anti-republican sentiment and counting on tribalism to get her elected. She needs division to win.

Bernie is running on the issues that affect the people and counting on us to help him - to help us.

The choice is clear.

So, I ask again. Do you honestly believe we can have the country we want? (not a rhetorical question)

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