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11. They shouldn't but they do it -
Tue Oct 30, 2012, 03:59 PM
Oct 2012

I agree we need to work on our message and we need to do more. Obama did a few excellent things that affect working folks - Lilly Ledbetter, supporting Planned Parenthood, Auto company bailout, those with pre-existing conditions can't be denied insurance coverage. Good starts but we need more.

Personally I'm not all that impressive. But I do have a good memory. I remember being a factory kid, painting strike signs with my dad, accepting VA benefits (as the child of a disabled war veteran I had the GI bill for college), and accepting pell grants. There have been times in my life when I have been poor and when I have had help. I only seek to repay the favor and it's what any decent person should do.

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