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Response to longship (Reply #39)

Fri Aug 21, 2015, 12:06 PM

45. This happened in 2008 also. The difference I see between the infighting

in 1968 (which I am very familiar with) and that of 2008 and now is that back then the issue was very clear cut. Vietnam or no Vietnam. Send our sons to a war that seemed to have no goals or keep them home and end the draft. The people against corporate America.

Today it is still the people against corporate America but there are more sides to the issue. No longer just about war and the draft. It now fight that includes many more issues than then. Climate, clean water, another war, military spending vs. domestic spending, alternative energy, the safety net, campaign reform, criminal justice reforms, women's issues, wealth inequality and many more. So what we are seeing is an expanded discussion about the same issue in a different time and situation.

With the increase in the impact of corporations in our world I would expect more issues and strong support for one or the other position. I don't think what is happening is outrageous under the circumstances.

You are getting a lot of push back here because you are repeating one of Hillary's supporters memes: they insist that talking issues is attacking her personally.

As to the poster being wrong? All we have to do is google and the answer is there.

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