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dreamnightwind Donating Member (863 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-20-11 01:57 AM
Response to Reply #101
107. Agreed
We are on the same team for sure.

I was naive enough to think Obama would be an actual change. Seemed to me that a substantively positive change would be quite easy, given the over-the-top nature of the previous regime, so I am totally blown away at how little "they" will let us have.

I won't let Obama off the hook, though, I mean look who he appointed. He could have chosen people who have our interests at heart, even if they aren't able to fully deliver. They would be working in the right direction, and demonstrating the need to elect more reps who support these not-yet-politically-feasible reforms, and bringing the actual needed changes into the public discourse. Even the MSM would have to have discussions on socialized medicine, for example, if Obama had appointed an active advocate of it to, say, head of HHS, instead of a corporatist like Sebelius. His other appointments just further this point. Summers, Geithner, Gates, McChrystal, Petraeus, it goes on and on. These are not the choices of a change president, it's called more of the same. And we really, really needed a change president at this point in time.

Whether you agree with any of that or not, it seems that we're working towards the same reforms, so tip of the hat and good luck in your efforts.
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