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donkeyotay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-11-08 02:54 PM
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136. Thanks for posting this, MN Against Bush
There is nothing “moderate” about continuing following the status quo in a country that has gotten this far off track,

We now have debate between the Right and the Far Right, and the Left has been left out of any role in determining policies. Where have these policies gotten us? Illegal war, bigger and more unaccountable government, privatization of public interests, a financial system that cold be described as criminal.... on and on. Still no health care, still no retirement, still no action of the environment... So after all the accomplishments of the Business Roundtable, The llllovely Chamber of Commerce, PNAC, the AEI, Rush, Fox, CNN Crossfire, Savage Nation, Nice Guy Rove, and the Exterminator - only examples off the top - after the Republican Revolution and the K-Street Project - the bottom line is that the Right does not want to now be held accountable for its many achievements. So they have invented this tactic, and it's a doozy. It will end the Democratic Party's already tenuous claim to represent ordinary people over corporate interests, and it will deliver the 2008 election to either a Republican or a neo-independent.

The false choice being presented is not about moderation, it's about staying the course. And I have to wonder why if Obama is a uniter, why is he so effectively dividing the left - cutting us out of the herd yet again. If I recall, in 2000 we elected a uniter not a divider. Apparently, as always, it's okay to divide out the liberal interests of the American people, positions which have traditionally been majority positions held by many Republicans as well as Democrats.

Thanks for contesting the media-induced reality frames.

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