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  •  First things first. You blow the gop out of the (1+ / 0-)
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    water, and you pave the way for a lot of blue dog types to compromise and work with the Dem majority.
    Then, the ones that won't, you weed them out.

    You can't make this stuff up.

    by David54 on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 07:21:29 AM PDT

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    •  I have to admit (1+ / 0-)
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      that would work better than trying to get rid of them.  Blue Dogs are typically Democrats (left over from the days when the Democrats were the party of racist bigots) running in really red districts, so getting rid of them would just open up their seats for Republicans.

      "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

      by SueDe on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 11:34:41 AM PDT

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      •  Eventually even red districts are going to realize (0+ / 0-)

        we have to move forward and create jobs, educate our kids and do stuff like fix the 100 yr. old plumbing. They may wade around in a puddle of poo for a decade, but eventually they'll figure it out.

        You can't make this stuff up.

        by David54 on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 01:17:05 PM PDT

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