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Hell Hath No Fury Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-11 04:58 PM
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14. I am what I call a "Frank Capra" American --
I truly believe it has the potential to be the best country on the planet, to lead the world into the future and rise about the past centuries of war/hatred/fear. And I believe that strong, liberal Democratic policies are the way to do it.

Sadly, I feel are not living up to our potential. Not by a long shot. :( Greed, religious extremism, and fear have gripped our country once again. Out of the turmoil of the 60s I had hopes that we were moving towards a new trajectory, but that was crushed by Ronnie's reign.

Now we have an outright insane right, a politically neutered left (thanks DLC!), and a "middle" that is content to simply tread water for the next decades.

I still believe in our potential, I just don't believe the current corporate/political machine will allow us to fulfill it.
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