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  •  When are the Dems going to counter (7+ / 0-)

    with a proposal to increase revenues by dumping all Bush tax cuts and all subsidies for fossil fuels? I am sure we can close scores of foreign bases as well. And the reaction to a garbage proposal like this should be outrage and hitting every microphone with comments about what assholes the Republicans are. Instead we get Dems that offer painful cuts to the most vulnerable as some sort of bullshit "good faith" bargaining strategy. It is so tiring.

    Be radical in your compassion.

    by DWG on Fri Nov 18, 2011 at 01:18:35 PM PST

    •  wouldn't it be great to see a proposal in which (1+ / 0-)
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      the ratio of revenue increases to spending cuts was 180:1.

      Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it. --Mark Twain

      by SottoVoce on Fri Nov 18, 2011 at 01:22:16 PM PST

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