The Powers Don't Want Input

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  1. Annie
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    Not surprising, but methinks this will lead to some changes in Iowa at least. If they were angry enough to show up, just wait:

    BREAKING NEWS: Hundreds of Iowans thrown out of public hearing | DesMoinesRegister.com | The Des Moines Register

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    Obama is leading by example and apparently the Iowa powers are learning.
     
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    One of two things are going to happen, the people are going to stand up and be heard or they will lie down and let the steamroller roll. I'm hoping for the first, but assuming the later.
     
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    Let's hope everyone gets the message that most of us got a long time ago. that fucking politicians do not give a shit about the people they supposedly represent. All they care about is entrenching their own power and the continuation of their increasing roles in the ever expanding government.

    time to clean house folks kick ALL of them out on their fucking asses, petition to have all their perks revoked, their pay cut, their benefits brought more in line with the average person. make them have to work for a fucking living like the rest of us.
     
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    Exactly, the electorate would have to become educated on what's happening and react. There's some signs of life, but needs to become more organized.
     
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    Two things matter two them. Bringing in the cash for running the next campaign, and who pulls what lever on election days. The first determines the second.

    Street theater at the state house doesn't matter. The elections matter. All these electoral reforms over the last 40 years mean that no one can really challenge them.
     
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    It's a shamocracy, folks.

    Happy to see that our conservative chums are finally waking up to it.

    They seemed quite happy with it when Bush II was in charge though.

    Just as many self proclaimed liberals seen satisfied with it now tht Obama is in charge.

    Folks it doesn't matter which party is in charge all that much, the sham continues.
     
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    I was thrown out of a public hearing once for being disruptive. IMO, it was a fault of MINE, and not the ones that threw me out.
     
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    Total rightwingbullshit. Obama has held open meetings and not filtered the participants like they did in the past.

    Where did he close out a meeting and throw people out?

    Blame Obama for a local fuck up, fukup.:lol:
     
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    Once again your failure to read, much less comprehend makes a fool out of you.
     
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