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While politicians in Washington treat “compromise” as if it were some terrible affliction or sign of weakness, rather than the idea that has made our republic work for more than…




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Not Freida Cook.  Am a relative Ltpar:

Let’s face it folks, none of the policians in Washington represent the interests of us mortal tax payers. They are there to serve the special interest groups and political party leadership.  Who might those special interest groups be; you might ask?  Democrats worship at the alter of entitlements, foreign aid to countries who hate America and other social programs.  The Republicans on the other hand do their praying at the temple of the Military Industrial Complex, where they pour billions of tax dollars into bullets, guns, airplanes and ships the country doesn’t need.  Their friends who produce all that hardware, never met a War they didn’t like and are lining their pockets in the process.  That my fellow Americans is the corrupt and incompetent group that we have turned our country over to.  Meanwhile, here in our own country kids go to bed hungry every night, many families have no homes, live on the streets and unemployment continues to soar.  Who is to blame, you might ask?  We are all at fault for allowing this travesty to continue for too many years.  As Harry Truman once said, “The buck stops with me (each of us).”

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