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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Re: OpEdNews: A Congress of Cowards, Selling out America

On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 12:05 PM, Rob Kall <rob@opednews.com> wrote:

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I'm sure you are as disgusted as I am with congress.
I had an epiphany recently that I discuss in my newest article.
By Rob Kall
A Congress of Cowards
Congress is punting again, this time on the tax cut extension. This pattern, which has led to the lowest approval levels since measures of approval were taken, has become chronic. It's really about the bulk of the members of congress being cowards who are intentionally destroying the balance of powers between legislative, Judiciary and Exectutive, so they can save their jobs.

We have a lot of work in front of us. The sites that support Obama and the current system are not going to get us where we need to go-- to change that Democrats and Republicans will never legislate. Opednews is committed to being a voice for the REALLY BIG change that must happen. Won't you support our work with a donation? Click here to give a generous donation to help Opednews keep up the fight.

BTW, looks like there's a lot of interest in the new Justice Party, which will be offering Rocky Anderson as a third party presidential candidate.


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