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Politics and Change

Lasting Change
A lot of people here don't like the direction the United States is moving ie the patriot act, capitalism, the gap between the rich and poor, police brutality etc. Yet to the change some of these things may involve either becoming a politician or having a job of great influence. Doesn't it make sense to move more to the center of the politcal spectrum so you would have a better chance to be elected to a government position or is that idea a waste of time because the system is already corrupt.
What if the Nazis came here 10.May.2003 00:35

PHH

Somebody suggested you could have more influence if you put on the brown shirt,
pulled on some jackboots and went out to kick some jew's teeth in.

Would you do it? No.

Because you would betray your friends and yourself.