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  •  I don't see how he'll do it... (1+ / 0-)
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    Calamity Jean

    ...without the House on his side, unless he extend the entire tax cut package.

    Let `em all expire...

    Float like a manhole cover, sting like a sash weight! Clean Coal Is A Clinker!

    by JeffW on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 08:57:49 AM PDT

    •  It's a smart move to put the Republicans... (3+ / 0-)

      ...on the record as unreasonably supporting tax cuts for the very affluent while presenting White House as supporting continued cuts for the, in this case, about 97 percent of the population. The let-them-all-expire is good in the long run, not so good in the short run. That's true both politically and economically.

      Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

      by Meteor Blades on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 09:14:16 AM PDT

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      •  Sure. The president has been building his case (2+ / 0-)
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        Eric Nelson, JeffW

        that he represents the middle class and not Romney. It works,
        and will keep on working. Only recently has Romney even mentioned the middle class.

        I was seeing what Adam had seen on the morning of his creation - the miracle, moment by moment, of naked existence. --The Doors of Perception, Aldous Huxley

        by Wildthumb on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 09:24:15 AM PDT

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    •  he couldn't do it (2+ / 0-)
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      JeffW, Calamity Jean

      with both the House and the Senate on his side (supposed to be on his side, anyways) in 2009.

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