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The best news for me is that the PP has painted itself into a corner in Catalunya and I celebrate:

Their constant raging against everything has lost them any chance to be considered a major party and a part of any coalition.  Getting <11% of the vote in such an important region, after getting a close second on the national elections of 2004, should tell them something.  But then, again, rational and social are not their games.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Thu Nov 2nd, 2006 at 06:22:32 AM EST
The PP is a coalition of Liberals, Christian Democrats, and Spanish Nationalists, all of them in tame and virulent forms. It needs to break up.

Those whom the Gods wish to destroy They first make mad. -- Euripides
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Nov 2nd, 2006 at 06:45:54 AM EST
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I agree and just maybe, they are breaking themselves apart from the inside, too.  Even robots break down.

The factions you mention make me do double-thinks everytime, LOL:

Liberals: in the strangest sense.
Christian Democrats: an oxymoron in a secular state.
Spanish Nationalists: redundant.

It seems like a whole another re-definition of terms in their parallel planet.


Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Thu Nov 2nd, 2006 at 08:37:32 AM EST
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Christian Democrats: an oxymoron in a secular state.

Spain is not a secular state, look at the contraversy concerning mandatory religous instruction in public schools.  Spain is a Catholic country, it's just that the people don't seem to give a damn.  So much for the value of enforced indoctrination.

And I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a living wage-Billy Bragg

by ManfromMiddletown (manfrommiddletown at lycos dot com) on Thu Nov 2nd, 2006 at 12:05:56 PM EST
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