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I Am a Liberal Democrat

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    I Have Been A Liberal Since I Was A Little Kid, Before I Even Knew There Was Such A Word...

    I just turned 65. I remember watching Nixon on TV preparing to run for some office or other, or else defending himself against some scandal or other...I never liked that guy from the first minute he started talking. I have to laugh at the brainless right wingers who say that...
    luckydog47 luckydog47 61-65, M Sep 26, 2012

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    The Anti-well-being Machine...

    http://web.archive.org/web/20101017075034/http://buttofcosmicjoke.com/Home.aspx?Page=AntiWellBeingMachine The Anti-Well-Being Machine... “The truth will **** you off, then it will set you free.”- Gloria Steinem (altered) Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Sep 12, 2013

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    My Child Is A Democrat, Too!

    Today my daughter came home from school and apparently the class was discussing the Minnesota constitutional amendments: 1) Marriage being defined by 1 man and 1 woman. 2) Voter ID requirements. To start with, she said she needed a hug. I asked what happened and she told me that...
    GypsumKeen GypsumKeen 26-30, F Oct 30, 2012

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    Thats Me...

    And my parents think that me and people like me are a bad thing for America (they are definately Republicans). I was really surprised you know? My Gov't class took a quiz that was supposed to tell you if you are a democrat or a republican ( by seeing why side I agreed with on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 17, 2009

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    National Education Standards

    National Education Standards...oh my. Hmmm. Let's see, where to begin? Well... let's start with grades. For instance an "A" in Florida is not the same as an "A" in Virginia, or Illinois. Curriculum: If I move from North Carolina to North Dakota with a fifth...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 4 Responses Jun 14, 2009

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    Distinguishing Liberal And Conservative Ideologies

    I believe there are universal norms that both sides of the political landscape agree on. We all believe that things should work. Things like cars, electricity, airplanes, cellphones and the like. People should work and employees should be able to work for a living and do well and...
    uhshamefulbeauty uhshamefulbeauty 22-25, F Oct 10, 2013

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    America: the Amazing

    Yes... Amazing. We live in one of the largest nations in the world. The geography alone is awe inspiring. Literally from sea to shining sea. Forests, and Coral islands, mountains, and plains, deserts, craggy coasts, cliffs, volcanoes and more. But what makes us truly amazing is...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    I Am A Strong Believer In Inexpensive Public Education!

    You are not free if you are not an educated citizen who can play his or her part in a democracy. Educated citizens have to know about a full range of issues that concern their society, and they have to understand the background of these issue. No society can maintain liberty...
    uhshamefulbeauty uhshamefulbeauty 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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    ?cut And Paste Conservatives?

    Why is it that so many conservatives on this and other blog, and/or social networking sites insist on cutting and pasting, or copying and pasting syndicated pundits opinions? Do they think other people don't read? Is it that they have trouble forming thoughts, or words,  ...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    The Great Tree / Fruit Mixup.

    The Great Tree / Fruit Mixup... “Perhaps love is the process of my leading you gently back to yourself.” - Antoine de Saint Exupéry When you inquire as to the deepest root cause of most any human malady, corrupt institution, company, government, school - really anything...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Sep 13, 2013

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    All The Way~

    The name of this group pretty much sums it up for me. This is a fact about me and it is not negociable. Some folks were raised religiously, they were spit shined, dressed up and taken to church or mass or temple or whatever applies....I was taken to Democrat rallies. This is in...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    The Gop'S Dogma Refuted Regardless Of The Year. If They'Re Calling For Tax Cuts They'Re Always Wrong

    he biggest rant of all in politics I link you the study that will make sure the gop can NEVER, AGAIN, EVER claim tax cuts work and no one cares. which means unfortunately the argument will be made, over, and over, and over and americans will forget it happened. and the GOP...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Feb 19, 2013

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    So

    I am what I am I believe what I believe and my blood is red. so ?
    jadecrow jadecrow 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    I Voted For Obama

    Back in 08 I voted for obama because he's soooo hot and like the other guy was so old and ugly and the tv looky box said he was the best candy date or whatever. I don't want to have to work so I voted for obama so he could take rich peeples muney and give it to me and I can get...
    democratgurl democratgurl 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    The Issue Is Not What Could The Private Sector Do, It's What Problems Is It Not Solving And What Is It Doing Instead And How Do We Solve Those Problems?

    i just realized how we can win the debate over size of government. It’s short and to the point to. It’s one of armor piercing rhetoric points. It goes like this: there are many things all of society needs. Roads stimulate the economy. Private free market advocates have...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    "You are 30% Conservative, 70% Liberal Social Issues: 50% Conservative, 50% Liberal Personal Responsibility: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal Fiscal Issues: 25% Conservative, 75...
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    I live in a very red state. The parties allowed on the ticket are the Republicans and Democrats. The Green Party is popular enough in Austin to keep them on the ballot by getting...
    SilverPagan SilverPagan 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am a liberal. Why shouldn't people be allowed to organize and negotiate with employers? Why should people be ripped off by insurance companies and Wall Street? Why is voting...
    SilverPagan SilverPagan 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Dictionary definition of liberal: favorable to progress or reform, as in political or religious affairs. The key word there is "progress" Conservatives say they "stick to...
    LemurLover LemurLover 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    My family is made up of close minded conservatives, and I am the sole liberal. Needless to say, that causes a lot of drama. I just wish they could accept me for who I am and not...
    jsho86 jsho86 26-30, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    Yet another entertaining performance by comedian Sarah Palin. Amazingly, she comes somewhat close to being semi-coherent in this particular stand-up routine. Not only that, but...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Basically power and money attract the same people as they always have. And these goals are achieved in the same ways as ever: exploitation of labour of others, murder, starvation...
    dannywspk dannywspk 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    anybody else feel like it's damn near impossible to have a logical debate with a republican?? their arguments are fallacious and based totally on pre existing beliefs. not what's...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 5

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    I have no political side. Shouldn't really need a side the focuses in a few areas. Just spend some time in each area that needs to be worked on. And keep religion out of it.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    Hey "Studmuffin," only a coward makes baseless accusations against someone they disagree with, and then prevents them from responding. I argue with conservatives on here almost...
    HellGeist HellGeist 22-25, M 7 Responses Jan 10

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    who hasn't signed the move to amend petition yet?
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    https://movetoamend.org five years ago the Supreme Court ruled in favor of allowing large corporate donations in our political system. basically meaning that money now owns our...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    so who saw The Interview and what did you think? racially and politically insensitive to a fault? or just a funny movie that rips on the ****** dictator of North Korea? both...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Israel protests to Nick Clegg over MP’s Netanyahu tweetAmbassador writes to Lib Dem leader to complain about David Ward’s comment about Israeli PM at Charlie Hebdo...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 14

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    I may make some mad with my "free spirit" nature. But really its not like I mean to do that. I am just beyond "liberal". There is no category in my country (USA) really for me...
    friendlynudist friendlynudist 36-40, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    WHAT !-!-! ????The GOP and 35 House Democrats have voted to 'dismantle' important protections created by the Wall Street reform bill of 2010.We Were Lucky - This TimeAlthough...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    The last 2 years of his presidency, W. Bush started listening to the right people. It is not whether you are a Republican or a Democrat but whether you do the right things. 1...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    On June 7th, 1789, the night before James Madison proposed the Bill of Rights before the House of Representatives, he sat down to pen the first draft of the second amendment. The...
    countrylivinggal countrylivinggal 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    In 1983, Congress voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation to honor the memory of the late Martin Luther King Jr. by observing a federal holiday on the third Monday of every...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    "My 12 Years of Support For the Troops", by Michael Moore "I would like to address..one insane mantra that the right-wing has [said about me]. 'Michael Moore Hates The Troops...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    This is a extremely long listing, and it won't include anything I explained in my e-book. Even so, these are generally all services which can be available from lots of financial...
    Noah5284psu4 Noah5284psu4 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I think the loneliness comes from not having a community of people who are as liberal or non-liberal as you with the same beliefs. Sometimes, you feel comforted and feel like you...
    Kletsgo Kletsgo 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    Jesus Christ on the infallibility of scripture by Dr David Livingston Published: 6 April 2004 (GMT+10) There is considerable debate these days concerning the inerrancy...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    I am a very strong female with my own opinion I am both conservative and liberal depending on the topic. I am very liberal in three areas. However, I am quite conservative in...
    middleagedfemalemom middleagedfemalemom 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Heres a lady not afraid to tell it like it is! About Us Subscribe Contact Us Donate RSS Obamacare's Annus Horribilis December 31, 2014 - 6:22 AM By...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I STAND WITH BERNIE January 2, 2015 "They talk about class warfare -- the fact of the matter is there has been class warfare for the past thirty years. It's a handfull of...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    On this date January 4 In 1943, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin made the cover of TIME as the magazine's 1942 "Man of the Year." In 1951, during the Korean War, North Korean and...
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    Terra Nova; A Blueprint For Revolution It doesn't take a university education to see that humanity could use a renovation. We have come a long way in a very short period of time...
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    There are several offshore banking jurisdictions. In addition, there are several jurisdictions where corporation or an individual can obtain licensing and set up business offering...
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