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      HassleCat
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      https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2022/06/02/bill-clinton-tony-blair-warning-for-progressives-00036616

      That’s what Tony Blair and Bill Clinton are selling. Progressive centrism. Isn’t that an oxymoron? Jumbo shrimp. Same difference. Small crowd.

    • #489666
      Punxsutawney
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      “Which is neither virtuous, nor the center”. These quotes are stolen from someone else.

      And has gotten average people wholly nothing. actually worsened their lives. They wish to reclaim their political voices and go back to their neoliberal ways with a side of ID politics. Sorry too late! And that’s good. As usual they just can’t either admit, or see that they have failed spectacularly, leaving us with first tRumpy, and then the current mess, nothing being done for that which must come. The interconnected world they dream of never paying off for anyone but the top .1%.  Damn, I’m glad I never voted for “Her”.

      This is my “G” rated response, my non family friendly opinion of what they can go do isn’t fit to print.

       

      In America, “Liberty” means “Free to Die in Service of Capital” - Amfortas the hippie.

      Most of today’s elites have the moral and social reasoning capacities of spoiled toddlers.

      “People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage...but the privileged also feel that their privileges, however egregious they may seem to others, are a solemn, basic, God-right. The sensitivity of the poor to injustice is a trivial thing c

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      djean111
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      And if this is a run-up to campaign bullshit, the Dems really are scraping the bottom of the barrel.  Loathsome creatures, those folks.

      America is not a country, it's just a business. (Brad Pitt, Killing Them Softly)

      "Sometimes when I try to understand a person's motives, I play a little game. I assume the worst. What's the worst reason they could possibly have for saying what they say and doing what they do? Then I ask myself, 'How well does that reason explain what they say and what they do?'" GRRM

      A YouTube comment – we need new conspiracy theories – the old ones have all come true.

    • #489668
      Satan
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      …vegan cannibalism.

      "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable". - John F. Kennedy

    • #489684
      David the Gnome
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      A bunch of crap, really.

    • #489690
      djean111
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      Has nothing whatsoever to do with helping the people, just helping themselves.  Democratic Party in a rotted old nutshell.

      America is not a country, it's just a business. (Brad Pitt, Killing Them Softly)

      "Sometimes when I try to understand a person's motives, I play a little game. I assume the worst. What's the worst reason they could possibly have for saying what they say and doing what they do? Then I ask myself, 'How well does that reason explain what they say and what they do?'" GRRM

      A YouTube comment – we need new conspiracy theories – the old ones have all come true.

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