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Response to Chan790 (Reply #38)

Wed Apr 25, 2012, 10:02 PM

69. Excellent post, and expresses how more and more people feel. I admit to having been

far too willing to give this party a pass out of fear of the Republicans. That was a such a losing strategy I now realize. Thank you for putting it so well. Now is the time to pressure them, when they need our votes.

This insane strategy of becoming silent when there is 'an election coming up' could not be more ridiculous. We have very leverage anymore with our elected officials. The elections appear to be more of a battle over who gets the most corporate support and money. But to get that, they still need our votes and they should know that they can no longer take them for granted. Even if in the end, we have no choice, we sure should not be telling them that basically, they don't have to do anything for us. I can't think of a more losing strategy than that.

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