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Have we lost the ability to negotiate and compromise in the political arena?


We seem to have a tendency to vilify and demonize those with opposing political views or affiliations. There is a nastiness afloat unlike anything before. Social media and special interest groups flood us constantly with information meant to incite and inflame our emotions. It is now either my way or the highway regarding political issues. Regardless what you may think of Ted Kennedy, the fact remains, he was a master negotiator who freely worked deals across party lines. Radicalism, whether it is right or left needs to tone down. Do you agree?

 

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    Catherine Mostly (Misfit Chick) 6 months ago

    I like to think that these chaotic worldwide situations are happening to cause the growth of civilization: simple people are learning how to share & concerned people are learning how to deal with ignored extremism. Life lessons often hurt like he

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    Yes Dear (lovemychris) 6 months ago

    yes. its, "I demand proof of russia hacking, I demand proof! but, "where'd you hear that obama ordered a tap on trump towers?"...oh, a right wing talk radio host .....DERP

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    Dennis L. Page (pagesvoice) 6 months ago

    Pat Robertson and Franklin Graham have the audacity to claim Trump is the chosen one to keep Israel safe from destruction. Oy vey.

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    Kathleen Cochran 6 months ago

    "Ted Kennedy was not a negotiator he was a manipulator." Potaato - Potahto.


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    Yes Dear (lovemychris) 6 months ago

    Well, there was a cop who pushed an 87 yr old woman down and maced her friend, and they were anti trump. if you recall at trump rally's, violence was encouraged. BY trump! fish rots from the head....too late to fix it now. they want it they got it.

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    Catherine Mostly (Misfit Chick) 6 months ago

    First quote is so true, LoL! Trump & Co. have been celebrating repeal of PC & you are seeing results. I would NEVER have called peeps a direct name like T-fool or T-dork b4; but untrue 'leeberal' accusations of MODERATES incites equal jerkdom

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