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  •  Bush didn't intend them to be temporary, he (0+ / 0-)

    just took what he could get, being unable to invoke cloture: a tax cut that passed without being subject to filibuster. It wasn't temporary by design, but by necessity. As a budget bill, it wasn't subject to filibuster, but by Senate rules expired in X years.

    Two hundred million Americans, and there ain't two good catchers among 'em. --Casey Stengel

    by LongTom on Sat Jul 28, 2012 at 11:43:01 AM PDT

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