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I Am a Liberal Democrat

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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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    Being gay and living in a blue state with a

    liberal mom and sister I have found myself to be a liberal. I chose to be because I felt I fully agree with the viewpoints and stand behind my beliefs
    youngadult18 youngadult18 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 3, 2015

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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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    The Great Tree / Fruit Mixup.

    Save 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...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Sep 13, 2013

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    I am a liberal democrat

    who is disgusted by the corporate press. Why do monsters like Bill Krystal and Newt Gingrich still get air time? The "both sides do it" claim is bogus. Benghazi? Social Security! Treaty with Iran? The Iraq war! Interesting how the conservatives are quiet about the coming...
    SilverPagan SilverPagan 51-55, M Apr 7, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    I heard Monica Lewinsky won't be voting

    for Hillary in 2016. Apparently the last Clinton presidency left a bad taste in her mouth.... But Monica did have some good advise for Hillary. "Don't blow it"
    TheSouthWillRise1776 TheSouthWillRise1776 18-21, M May 29, 2015

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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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    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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    So

    I am what I am I believe what I believe and my blood is red. so ?
    jadecrow jadecrow 51-55, M 5 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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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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    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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    And I come from an entire family of super

    excessively conservative Republicans. Makes posting political stuff on Facebook a game of Russian Roulette.
    Oriaxaurusrex Oriaxaurusrex 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2015

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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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    I already had my own political opinions, and thought I was closest to Democrat. Then, I discovered the Green Party. I looked at their opinions, and they were all close to mine. I...
    LanelJaento LanelJaento 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    10 Reasons Why Voters Are Turning To Bernie Sanders The Guardian (US Edition) February 12, 2016 While it's still early days in the primary season, Bernie Sanders' victory over...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Do You Remember? I remember. When Bill Clinton was president, he allowed Hillary to assume authority over a health care reform. Even after...
    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    So I'm an independent voter that's voting for a Republican this coming election; this will be my first time voting. Some of you will look at me and wonder why I would ever vote for...
    Inanis Inanis 18-21, M 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    These are the four pillars of restorative justice: 1) Inclusion of all parties, which have been affected by a crime, to resolve the crime, 2) victim - perpetrator reconciliation, 3...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    These are the four pillars of restorative justice: 1) Inclusion of all parties, which have been affected by a crime, to resolve the crime, 2) victim - perpetrator reconciliation, 3...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Welcome to Mooseport . . er NH? A week ago, I pointed out a half dozen reasons why the Iowa caucuses are hilariously misleading – starting with the fact that there’s no...
    Honey82bunny Honey82bunny 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Vote for WAR: USA: ** Please read this before you vote..............** A vote today for Hillary Clinton is a vote for endless, stupid war. I have had years of experience in...
    Diamond2020 Diamond2020 56-60 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    These are the four pillars of restorative justice: 1) Inclusion of all parties, which have been affected by a crime, to resolve the crime, 2) victim - perpetrator reconciliation, 3...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    3 of the 6 officers involved in Koschman's murder coverup evaded 'disciplinary action' by retiring early with 6 figure pensions. http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/7/71/1289295...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    "Don't get sucked in by Republican trolls pretending to be progressives bashing some Democrat. This is a funded GOP effort designed to divide Democrats and get us to not vote...
    MsInquisitive MsInquisitive 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Michael Marshall, a fifty year-old homeless man in Denver, Colorado, who was arrested for trespassing, died while officers restrained him. Marshall died in jail on November 11...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    An NYPD thug encouraged his son to attack a fellow student before joining him in the assault. http://abc7ny.com/news/port-authority-officer-arrested-for-allegedly-beating-up-an...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    My great story from four days ago got posted, but nobody saw it because it got posted under an old timestamp (showing it was four days old when the moderators just decided to allow...
    Sheepdog22 Sheepdog22 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Here is an illustration of one of the several failures of retributive justice: plenary police power over those who are held in police custody http://www.copblock.org/153377...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    These are the four pillars of restorative justice: 1)Inclusion of all parties, which have been affected by a crime, to resolve the crime, 2) victim - perpetrator reconciliation, 3...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Man up, Hillary! Last night was a debate that wasn’t needed, but was highly entertaining. Sanders is going to kick Hillary to the curb by a margin of 20-30 points in New...
    Honey82bunny Honey82bunny 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It Might Not be So Easy To Rally Around Rubio Source: The New Yorker Magazine One thing Rubio is not - is moderate, or even close to it. And to the extent that far-right...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    What is restorative justice? I know I did a story contrasting restorative justice with our current paradigm, retributive justice, but I never really defined what it is besides...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/02/03/465404486/army-marine-corps-generals-say-women-should-have-to-register-for-the-draft?sc=17&f=1001&utm_source=iosnewsapp&utm_medium...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M Feb 4

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    From a Marco Rubio campaign ad I just saw: "If you're not with Marco, you're voting in the Democrats." Way to instigate fear among your less educated constituents instead of...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 4

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    If you are extremely wealthily, a Millionaire perhaps, and if you care more about money than the state of your country then I totally get why you'd vote for Donald Trump. He has...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 46-50, M 6 Responses Feb 3

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    Toss my coin, sez Hillary ! I apologize to all my loyal readers. Earlier I summarized the bizarre rules for Iowa democrat caucuses. But I was unaware that “tough caucuses...
    Honey82bunny Honey82bunny 26-30, F Feb 3

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    The New Farm bill subsidizes corporate farms in proportion to drops in commodity prices. Overall subsidies will increase from $23,300,000,000 to $23,900,000,000. http://www.npr...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M Feb 2

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    14 On pourra regretter sans doute chez Enzo Traverso l’absence de toute évocation de l’école de Francfort dans cette fresque historique, au regard notamment de la recherche d...
    gedguozha gedguozha 22-25, F Feb 2

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    How do we ascertain that the law of equal liberty is a moral maxim and all social relations ought to conform to it? We start with the observation that all evil (i.e. individuals...
    ThomasSpencer ThomasSpencer 22-25, M Feb 2