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  •  I'm thinking that this will end up being a (3+ / 0-)
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    lotusmaglite, sockpuppet, houyhnhnm

    pyrrhic victory for the GOP.  They had to throw tens of millions of dollars to keep their bought-and-paid for minion in office, and the amount of money spent on this election only amplifies to the remainder of the country just how dysfunctional our system had become in this Age of Citizens United.

    -8.88, -7.77 Social Security as is will be solvent until 2037, and the measures required to extend solvency beyond that are minor. -- Joe Conanson

    by wordene on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 10:42:11 AM PDT

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    •  I'm not sure the remainder (4+ / 0-)

      ...even knows what CU is. And I don't think the money was any big deal to the backers. Just good investment, and when it comes to conquering the US, it was a cheap investment, to boot.

      It was vaguely satisfying to see how hard they had to try, but I'm more interested in how hard we try.

      The problem with going with your gut as opposed to your head is that the former is so often full of shit. - Randy Chestnut

      by lotusmaglite on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 10:50:49 AM PDT

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