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Tuesday, March 5

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Sarah / January 2, 2011 2:41 PM

guns should not be legal.

George / January 2, 2011 2:53 PM

Our stupid drug laws.

Dennis Fritz / January 2, 2011 10:44 PM

We ought to get rid of the death penalty. Also, we might want to take a hard look at ending tax-exempt status for religious institutions.

Mike / January 3, 2011 9:39 AM

All politicians should have the same retirement and health benefits as the average private sector employee. And they should have to send their kids to public schools.

Mucky Fingers / January 3, 2011 10:45 AM

The greatest cancer on American society are lobbyists. Get rid of all of them.

Keep guns and abortion legal, decriminalize drugs and prostitution.

Cheryl / January 3, 2011 11:46 AM

Public transit should be free for everyone.

Ramsin / January 3, 2011 1:31 PM

I think it starts with decriminalization of drugs.

flange / January 3, 2011 2:08 PM

zero tolerance. three-strikes-you're-out laws. the whole reagan mindset. sentencing reform needs to be much more prominent in our national dialogue than it will ever be.

Libby / January 3, 2011 2:59 PM

Decriminalize prostitution. So much money is wasted punishing consensual sex acts between adults.

Dubi kaufmann / January 4, 2011 12:56 AM

The English system should be thrown away and the metric system used instead.

Spook / January 4, 2011 10:21 AM

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Conservative values related to sex-and every thing else.

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