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Sun Nov 2, 2014, 02:24 PM

Face it.... we live in a dumbed down country and only

when enough pain is inflicted on the general electorate will things change.. Republicans gaining control of the Senate will perhaps be another step in this direction...

This being said, Itís pretty depressing watching MSM coverage of this election..There are several extremists who are being given a free pass, huge voter suppression efforts are hardly mentioned, and blatant lies by Republican Candidates and their operatives are virtually ignored..Just fucking depressing..

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Reply Face it.... we live in a dumbed down country and only (Original post)
busterbrown Nov 2014 OP
SmittynMo Nov 2014 #1
busterbrown Nov 2014 #2
BeyondGeography Nov 2014 #3
world wide wally Nov 2014 #4
busterbrown Nov 2014 #5
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Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Sun Nov 2, 2014, 02:31 PM

1. To date, I find it hard to beleive

that the dems are doing very little, bragging about how good things are run when the dems are in charge. OMG. Look at all the facts over the past 6 years. NO ONE can refute what has transpired. Facts are facts. Do you remember when we were losing 700K jobs a month? Country ready to go bankrupt? The dems can take credit for fixing all of that. And yet I hear nothing.

Can you even imagine what would have happened if Rmoney was in there now? OMG. I'm getting sick thinking about it.

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Response to SmittynMo (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 2, 2014, 02:46 PM

2. I canít go there right now..

You are absolutely correct about everything you mentioned.. But as someone else mentioned today most of the electorate in this country have no idea who controls the 3 branches of govt. or even what are..Sad, because this is what enables Corporations to destroy peopleís lives..

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Sun Nov 2, 2014, 03:01 PM

3. More mean than dumb, imo

A little scared and a lot self-destructive, too.

Obama, whatever the fuck either critical side wants to say about him, gave this country a chance to move forward on many different fronts. Take the area of infrastructure (technology, transportation, environmental), which benefits everyone. We have lost years to government inertia, mostly because the opposition wanted to limit the President's success, and they're are a lot of average citizens who have played along willingly.

Americans have a major sharing problem. You see it in the combination of runaway profits and stagnant wages. Nobody talks about this at the workplace because they don't want to be labeled as troublemakers. There is so much meanness that starts at the top in our country. Like the bosses who said they would fire anyone who voted for Obama last election. What kind of message does that send in an economy where the owners hold all the cards? I'm talking white male culture here, where we routinely lose by 30 points every time. Racism is a big part of the meanness, but Clinton faced his own wild-eyed opposition too back in the day. He, too, spoke in terms of the greater good. That's sharing, and it's an unacceptable sort of femininity in the eyes of many owners and boss-man types who react like child monsters every time, setting off a chain reaction that only the stronger minded are able to resist.

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Sun Nov 2, 2014, 05:04 PM

4. Part of the problem is Thst the Democratic candidates themselves won't point out the lies.

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Response to world wide wally (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 2, 2014, 06:36 PM

5. Yea... What the hell is up w/that?

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