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Displaying comments 1 to 50 of 1776Buy now, pay foreverI would see the commercials on TV, and places like Aaron's just rub me the wrong way, just like places that advertise credit repair or payday lenders in that they create the illusion of helping people but instead reinforce a permanent state of debt peonage. It is the socialization of the underlying psychosis of late capitalism. And the people who are left holding the bag are those who can't afford it.theartandsound7:51 PM on October 17, 2014Your secret pneumatic tube fantasy just got a little more real
Displaying comments 1 to 50 of 1774Daschle, Frank, Lott, Livingston; they fight gridlock...1 Get rid of one of your Houses. Or make the second one appointees. Or selected by lottery. Just not elected. Clogs everything up, and more opportunities for rich interests. 2 Make the President whoever can command a majority in the house, end direct elections. There's enough personality in politics. All this drama, then he or she can't get anything done.
3 So have only one election for your one house every five years or so, so everyone turns... [
alasdair8:03 AM on October 17, 2014MeFi post: