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  •  Saving the US Auto Industry, providing (1+ / 0-)
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    4Freedom

    healthcare coverage for millions of Americans, creating over 2 million private sector jobs, bringing home over 100k troops from Iraq, raising standards for auto emmissions to the highest level in history, repealing DADT, sending two minority women to the Supreme Court, stopping Republicans from gutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, blowing Bin Laden's face off.  And that's just in his first term.

    Come 2013, we'll see an end to the Bush Tax Cuts for Billionaires and another stimulus package that will continue to create jobs, rather than the Republican Job Destruction for the Middle Class that was the whole idea when Bush stole two elections.

    Best. President. Ever.

    by Little Lulu on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 09:03:19 AM PDT

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    •  they haven't stopped ANYONE fm gutting SS (2+ / 0-)
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      Brooke In Seattle, dreamghost

      or Medicare.

      the current bill has provisions for Super Congress - per David Waldman:

      No filibuster of Super Congress bill allowed. 30 hour time limit on debate, no amendments allowed, non-debatable motion to proceed.

      consensus among the inside baseball types - cutting the safety net is it's raison d'etre

      Austerity, Fuck Yeah !

    •  Also come 2013, (1+ / 0-)
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      Johnathan Ivan

      I'll have massive shoulders and an island in the Caribbean, and all the right-wing hacks in the MSM will be replaced by Pacifica staffers.

      "Think of something to make the ridiculous look ridiculous." -- Molly Ivins

      by dumpster on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 09:31:28 AM PDT

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