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One side has candidates who want to begin withdrawing from Iraq, while the other not only refuses to withdraw but wants to start another war in Iran. One side is proposing universal health care, while the other side says the health care problem is all the fault of the government. One side is proposing measures to reduce CO2 emissions, while the other side doesn't even acknowledge the existence of climate change.
Are the Democratic leaders in Congress a bunch of spineless weasels? Yes. Should Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid (and the people of San Francisco and Vegas for voting for them) be thrown off a cliff? Yes. But this talk of there being no differences between the candidates of the two parties is nonsense.
What a different world we might live in if, in 2000, so many didn't believe that bullshit about Al Gore and George W. Bush. (And, no, I'm not blaming Ralph Nader.) We'd be on our way to ditching the oil, we wouldn't be in Iraq, the national debt would be about half what it is now (and a significantly smaller chunk of our national income than it was in 2000), and we probably would've dealt with the health care crisis by now. And, most importantly, 3800 of our soliders, along with countless Iraqis, wouldn't be dead.
But, no, millions believed and continue to believe that there was and is no difference -- proving that religion is not a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Republican Party.
Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
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