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Democrats look increasingly
like the party of the past

Washington Examiner, by Michael Barone

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Posted By:grace52, 9/4/2014 10:55:03 AM

Liberals like to think and talk about themselves as if they are the wave of the future. Note, for example, how Barack Obama and John Kerry have denounced Islamist terrorists and Vladimir Putin for behaving as if they are still in the “19th century.” On domestic policy, liberals see history as a story of progress from tiny government to ever-larger government — though never stating exactly how far that movement should go. Obama came to the nation’s attention in 2004 as a new figure, young and future-oriented. His successful 2008 campaign was seen as a drive for “hope and change.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 9/4/2014 11:09:37 AM     (No. 9993325)

Dems are all about treating people as if they can´t make it on their own. How different is that from the institution of Slavery?

Dems are all retro - big time.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 9/4/2014 11:40:06 AM     (No. 9993359)

I see no change, thoughout history Democrats have always been against any positive change they only try to move backward and reverse any improvements, hence the term move forward.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 9/4/2014 2:59:26 PM     (No. 9993609)

Hence the terms Deamonrat, Democrap, DIM....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nonsense, 9/4/2014 3:41:12 PM     (No. 9993685)

The entire "Legacy" system of Demonrat elections is becoming very, very stale. The agenda is even more Regressive.

Additionally, DiFe´s daughter, a mid-50s judge, quite her job, guess she expects to become the next legacy. I hope she fails.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: hotcorner, 10/1/2014 12:25:01 PM     (No. 10027200)

Socialist totalitarianism, collective over regulation, freedom hating - sounds like the fall of the USSR. Old thinking failure.

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