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Response to H2O Man (Reply #37)

Wed Oct 22, 2014, 09:40 PM

39. 'We can take these decisions out of the hands of the party bosses'

Yes, we can!

The Republicans did realize the importance of local elections, including school boards etc decades ago. It took them a while, and as you said, their motives were anything but 'good for the country', but that realization led to their control of the House during the Clinton years and eventually to the disaster of the Bush/Cheney years and to where we are today. The Dems, rather than fight them on Corporate money, decided to join them and compete for that money, and we are where we are. So in the end, it is now up to the people.

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