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  •  It wasn't all Democratic members, just progressive (0+ / 0-)

    caucus. But if you are saying a Democrat has not called a group of Republicans a similar name, say terrorists, let me think. Gee, is terrorist as bad as communist? Maybe its worse?
    Politico reported this:

    “We have negotiated with terrorists,” angry Rep. Mike Doyle, a Democrat from PA, said, according to sources who were in the room. “This small group of terrorists have made it impossible to spend any money.”

    Biden agreed:

        Biden, driven by his Democratic allies’ misgivings about the debt-limit deal, responded: “They have acted like terrorists,” according to several sources in the room.

    Some...spoke with strong and powerful voices, which proclaimed in accents trumpet-tongued,"I am beautiful, and I rule". Others murmured in tones scarcely audible, but exquisetly soft and sweet, "I am little, and I am beloved"." Armandine A.L. Dupin

    by Kvetchnrelease on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 09:44:49 AM PDT

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    •  Okay. Point conceded. (0+ / 0-)

      Both sides are just as bad.

      Good for you for coming to this board and trying to help people see reason.

      It is the highest impertinence ... in kings and ministers, to pretend to watch over the economy of private people, ... They are themselves always, and without any exception, the greatest spendthrifts in the society. - Adam Smith

      by treesrock on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 10:42:30 AM PDT

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