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Username: brian12
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Created: Tue Jul 07, 2009 at 23:07:23 PM EDT
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TIME TO UPDATE WHO IS ACTIVE ON THE BLOG LIST?

by: brian12

Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 00:53:42 AM EST

I'm not sure this calls for anything past a paragraph, but I have noticed that a lot of people have packed up their blog and called it quits. As much as the die-hardest political junkie/activist would like to think otherwise, the most often used cliche in politics is that "politics should be the part-time job of every citizen," and when that part-time job ends, people do something else, like get on with the business of living their lives.  That initiates Blog Rolls to go dormant or extinct, and I think if we are to follow any Teddy Goodsen's good blog advise on getting the party going, or anyone giving good blog advise, then it seems to me that should start with us on the internet, so that the publius can get informed opinions and not dead links.So, should we be doing that? Just a thought.  
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<b>DEEDS: Virginia No Public Option Necessary</b>

by: brian12

Wed Oct 21, 2009 at 23:29:57 PM EDT

Creigh Deeds is a Democrat, not just any Democrat, but a "Creigh Deeds Democrat,"quotes meant as sarcasm and ironically they're Deeds's own words. So what does that mean exactly? Well if Creigh Deeds is elected and the National Health Care bill is passed with a comprehensive public option, in which it says states must enforce or else, don't count on Governor Deeds to be a good steward of that policy, because in his last debate-which wasn't televised to the broader general Virginia TV viewing public,but hey, you could stream it, especially in the more rural sections and the inner cities where they still have Windows 95 computers, Deeds said and I quote, the Washington Post,who ironically endorsed him,
On heath care, Deeds broke new ground by saying that as governor,he would consider opting out of a public health-care option if states are extended that right under legislation being considered in Congress.McDonnell,who opposes reform efforts in Washington,unequivocally said he would opt out if offered that choice. "I don't think a public option is necessary in any plan,and I would certainly consider opting out if that were available to Virginia"
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