Saturday, February 21, 2009
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Richard Stanford's fear of Democrats ("Stimulus package shows no signs of bipartisanship," Feb. 15, Page 11A) is consistent with current Republican complaints. Twice he referenced the "pork-bloated/laden" stimulus package. I wish he would name the specific "pork" inclusions rather than simply repeat his congressional leaders' views that if it is a Democratic package, it must be filled with wasteful projects.
George Morin, an 82-year-old progressive, at least tries to get all of us thinking. I join him in an effort to start building a true nonpartisan approach to creating a citizenry that is focused on collaboration that results in meaningful solutions rather than on this constant behavior that is intended to prove the other person wrong and evil. I wonder what would happen if we combined our individual energies to really build a society free of fear and hate.