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Jim Lane

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Name: Jim Lane
Gender: Male
Hometown: Jersey City
Member since: Fri Nov 12, 2004, 11:22 AM
Number of posts: 11,175

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I spend most of my online time on Wikipedia, where we desperately need more people to help counter right-wing bias. Please PM me whenever you want help with a Wikipedia-related issue. (Remember that Wikipedia material must be neutral, but we can and should include facts that conservatives would prefer to suppress.)

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5 Reasons Democrats Should Be Proud Of This Presidential Primary

This article from The National Memo notes the rancor between some supporters of Clinton and Sanders, ascribing it to a minority of "fanatics" on each side. Overall, though, it praises the entire conduct of the contest to date between the two leaders (alas, ignoring O'Malley).

The five reasons, each elaborated on in the article: "Sanders is speaking to the great crises of our time {income inequality}." "Clinton is speaking to the most immediate disasters we face {reproductive rights, health care}." "Both candidates rise when challenged to present fresh policy ideas." "Both candidates have avoided the personal mudslinging endemic to tight races (so far)." "The Democratic candidates arenít damaging their party the way Republicans are."
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