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  •  Puts sequestration off for the moment (5+ / 0-)

    but doesn't affect the recission of the Bush Tax cut unless it, too, is extended.

    I can't see Obama signing off on that for another 3 months.  Not while he holds the hammer.

    The Muslim said "I wished I had met Christ before I met the Christians" - Rev. Marvin Winins

    by captainlaser on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 12:53:54 PM PDT

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    •  Cold this be part of a grand bargain that extends (0+ / 0-)

      the Bush tax cuts for all?  I sure hope not.  I hope that the Dems can hold on to that newfound spine of theirs!

      Then they came for me - and by that time there was nobody left to speak up.

      by DefendOurConstitution on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 01:48:04 PM PDT

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