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"The Republican Leadership and their lockstep brigade cannot be trusted," writes boadicea calmly. The way someone does when they have truckloads of evidence which, it so happens, she provides.

  • "They cannot be trusted with your money: ...budget deficit that will reach $422 billion this year.
  • They cannot be trusted with your health: 'For Senator Frist to say he could make a diagnosis [of Terri Schiavo] based on the videotape certainly is not medically sound,' Dean said.
  • They cannot be trusted with our Constitution: The Secret Service revealed that we were 'ID'ed' when local Republican staffers saw a bumper sticker on the car we drove which said 'No More Blood For Oil.'

I am under no illusion that the Democratic party is perfect. Nor the Greens, nor the Libertarians.

However, the Republican ascendancy is the corruption at the heart of American democracy.

At the core they do not believe in democracy, but in the preservation of their personal power. (Yes, I'm looking at you, Tom Delay.) They are comfortable dismantling the checks and balances that have been the bulwark of this Republic for over 200 years because they are certain they will remain in power..." Read the whole post please. (boadicea via Seeing the Forest)

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