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A Plumber To Snake The DC Drain

bulldog83 Wrote: Apr 29, 2012 10:47 AM
Thank you for shining the national spotlight on Joe. I live in the adjacent district and you hit the nail right on the head describing the one he is running for. Marci Kaptur ran ads bellowing about her good deeds for veterens in the primary so she will pull out all her and Obama's slimy tactics in the general election. Republicans are reviled in this district. This district is the epitomy of big government machine. Think Detroit. It will take a miracle for Joe to win. Thank you so much for your help.

Some people enter the public consciousness willingly; others accidentally. But how one gets there has little to do with how one handles it once the national spotlight begins to shine.

Some step up. Some melt like an ice sculpture on a hot summer day. Because the spotlight doesn’t turn you into something you’re not; it accentuates who you are.

Similarly, progressives argue money corrupts politics. Not so. Money may be the means through which corruption is conducted, but honest people never seem to find themselves in those situations. They never have to walk away from bribes because the bribes...