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De Leon: Reliance is the American Way
7:36 am on Oct 24, 2014

In some California parallel universe, the new Senate President Kevin de Le?n, announced last week during his flagrant swearing-in ceremony, Reliance is the American Way. Isnt it time we shatter the great American myth about pulling oneself up by…

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