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Election 2010: Progressives in a Pickle

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or spend your money locally.

Keep feeding the machine that is oppressing the progressive agenda, or starve it.

Keep using your credit and debit cards, keep driving miles to the Big Box stores, don't conserve gas and energy, invest your money in the stock market, bank with Big Banking, shop at stores and buy the goods and services of corporations that support right-wing candidates with now unlimited political contributions and you are feeding your enemy.

Is it inconvenient to change how you vote with your pocketbook? Yes, sir and madam. But what if you don't?

Is it impossible to not buy from Big Greed. Yes. There are things they sell you need, but you can deprive them of more and more.

At the same time, we need to let them know we will continue to vote every day with our dollars. We have a choice. Use your market power. Remember: Every dollar is a vote and suddenly you start to make choices that are in your favor.

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Chaz Valenza is writer and small business owner in New Jersey. He earned his MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business. His current feature film project is "Single Point Failure" an insider's account of how the Reagan Administration (more...)
 

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Please note it is not People Power that fuels the ... by Chaz Valenza on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 2:58:35 AM
THANKS FOR YOU IN SITE, NOW ALL HAS T HAPPEN IS 30... by MARGARET BASET on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 8:03:00 AM
I've gradually come to the conclusion over the las... by Josh Mitteldorf on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 9:15:16 AM
But I can't, even weakly. The facts and logic here... by Daniel Geery on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 10:16:41 AM
It does seem that the Democrats are more concerned... by Chaz Valenza on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 5:52:30 PM
I have to agree with the writer who says he believ... by liberalsrock on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 9:22:39 AM
who are fair-minded, common sense, normal human be... by Charlene Richards on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 7:48:31 PM
By failing to use their power to bring a close to ... by Ed Encho on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 10:26:25 AM
Personally, I will vote, but I just don't put much... by Chaz Valenza on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 5:59:50 PM
Pretty much all correct. But, the Republicans back... by Guitar Chris on Saturday, Sep 4, 2010 at 9:58:42 AM
Makes for a very effective bogeyman/woman that can... by Ed Encho on Saturday, Sep 4, 2010 at 4:45:09 PM
If you cannot decide whether to vote for the Democ... by ssg13565 on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 10:59:18 AM
However well or poorly you think democracy functio... by Maxwell on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 2:45:27 PM
Illegal wars and occupationsThe Patriot ActThe Mil... by Charlene Richards on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 8:08:28 PM
OK. Let's see if I have this right.Progressives an... by Charlie L on Friday, Sep 3, 2010 at 12:01:11 AM
If the Democrat is someone you can't in good consc... by Bill Samuel on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 11:46:46 AM
There is a third choice... but Americans are lost ... by Jeffrey Rock on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 1:24:41 PM
If you are like me, then over the years you have m... by Paul Karsh on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 1:28:02 PM
While it is still legal to do so, WRITE IN candida... by John Jonik on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 1:42:37 PM
The idea that progressives have much in common wit... by Richard Pietrasz on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 2:30:12 PM
To me, both the Republicans and the Democrats have... by Roger on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 6:18:52 PM
Do you use credit or debit cards? A simply way to ... by Chaz Valenza on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 6:31:45 PM
The Tea Baggers and ordinary Republicans are in th... by Jack Flanders on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 8:07:08 PM
No Fascists OR Fascist-Lites!Exactly! And that is ... by phidipidese on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 11:13:21 PM
No Fascists OR Fascist-Lites!Exactly! And that is ... by phidipidese on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 11:14:01 PM
The absolute FRAUD that there is a choice is so ou... by steve scheetz on Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 11:35:00 PM
Any thoughts, comments about the Write-In option? ... by John Jonik on Friday, Sep 3, 2010 at 1:14:44 AM
how do you write in on a voting machine?this votin... by hourglass on Saturday, Sep 4, 2010 at 6:19:39 PM
I've never seen a voting machine without a write-i... by John Jonik on Saturday, Sep 4, 2010 at 7:19:27 PM
If you're on OpEdNews, you already know that votin... by David Schwab on Friday, Sep 3, 2010 at 2:33:08 AM
If you think having President Obama in office is w... by ssg13565 on Thursday, Sep 9, 2010 at 2:11:53 PM
- Clinton was a "lesser evil" who, as has been not... by John Jonik on Thursday, Sep 9, 2010 at 3:10:31 PM