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  •  It's a half step forward. (2+ / 0-)
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    Read my updates.

    The American people must wise up and rise up!

    by TomP on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 09:52:48 AM PDT

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    •  It's so peculiar. (2+ / 0-)
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      I mean, I suppose they feel they being realistists by just saying openly what everyone knows, that not much can be accomplished due to the scorched-earth party cohesion of the Rs.  But saying openly what everyone knows is NOT the same as campaigning, marketing, or politicking.  I just don't understand why we can't have a LITTLE show of intransigence from time to time.  

      "The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function." -- Edward Teller

      by lgmcp on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 09:57:00 AM PDT

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      •  It undercut all Axelrod was (3+ / 0-)
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        saying.

        They will fight with words but sign whatever passes.  

        It's better, but may not be enough.

        I get my hopes up, but then this.  It's still better.  

        The American people must wise up and rise up!

        by TomP on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 10:08:03 AM PDT

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        •  OK, folks, the real question is (1+ / 0-)
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          how can we push back against these cuts to Medicare that are upcoming.

          and the undermining of Social Security.

          Nowhere do I understand that national security is a substitute for the law.---Thomas Drake You cannot tell from appearances how things will go.--Winston Churchill

          by SouthernLiberalinMD on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 01:15:46 PM PDT

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