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WillYourVoteBCounted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-16-09 01:01 AM
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29. Al, your efforts are appreciated
Althecat, I love you for your caring about our elections. I know you really do.

I appreciate your effort and also understand that the shit that the US stirs up
impacts your country. I have cousins in both Australia and New Zealand, and they
feel like their country and the world - pay for the horrible stuff that ours does.
(I wish you would write about your health care system sometime, I've heard great things
about it that would shock US folks)

Even the economy.

Its just that some of us will never wish to see DU as an enabling mechanism for Bev Harris.

She could have been so much more than she is now - but when she got her 15 + minutes of fame,
she turned on so many who were integral to what happened. And this wasn't a mild turn, but
a horribly obscenely vicious turning against.

So we have someone who is far less than she could be, because of who and how she hurt many people.
She could have been a leader, but instead was a "celebrity".

The attack on Andy Stephenson was so vile, so cruel, so hurtful, and done when Andy was dying.

That was the last straw for any of us who weren't already done with her.

How do you forgive someeone who does what she did to Andy?
Some things are so grievous, they can't be forgotten.

Fortunately, people have worked state by state and that has been succeeding.
Other states join in after they see it work in the ones who've adopted paper.

I don't think Bev impacts much, now because you can't burn that many people and then
have much influence.

I am ambivalent about federal legislation for a few reasons, they're my own, but I think
that Rush Holt is trying to help the situation, not hurt it.

I don't think it will pass anyway, if it isn't for the banks or for bombs, it hasn't got
much chance.

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