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BillZBubb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-09-05 11:41 AM
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3. The Democratic party has morphed in the Repug lite party.
The most fundamental reason for this is money. And who contributes. Democrats cannot compete with Repugs in fund raising unless they weaken their message to appeal to moneyed interests.

Another basic reason is that the Repugs have successfully sold the public on the myth of the unerring "free" market and the co-myth of the bungling, interfering government.

None of this will change until the next economic collapse. It took the Great Depression to wake Americans up to lies of corporate infallibility in the 1930's. Those lessons have long been forgotten due to the safeguards liberals built into the system. As the Repugs rip up those safeguards, we get closer to a repeat performance.
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