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Actually, `the fix is in' in Congress, the filibuster is just the show behind which dempublicans ask how far when remocrats tell them to bend over; we have to get the vote out and get the fix out of Congress- by getting rid of the filibuster, etc.. I've said it in the past, as well, dempublicans are the glove, the puppets, remocrats are the hand, the puppet masters; a dem is a rem whose still haggling over price, when they get it they become rems; if we wanted you to make sausage we wouldn't have voted you into Congress; they almost sunk this country and the global economy with King George and his Dick Cheney's insistence on "bipartisanship", etc., we don't need to finish the job, we need to get the rems out of office, so they can't do much more damage; etc.. Yet, we must give the dems the credit that's due them, and, even though they did practice some politics as usual, they've done a lot; and will do much more- if we get the vote out, get the rems out of office, and then get the filibuster out, as well, for starters. The non-rems deserve another shot, let's get the vote out, for:
Talk the talk, walk the walk, and even
Be the be, but, if you don't vote the vote,
You'll never be livin' in a democracy!
Only then can racial inequality, poverty, etc., truly be dealt with. Thanx. Goodbye.
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