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  •  There better not be a vote on a 450K stand alone (11+ / 0-)

    Unless other pro-Democratic things are included alongside, otherwise Obama's leverage goes up in flames as soon as it passes.

    Then McConnell and Boehner can move the goalposts to the right yet again.

    •  McConnell is trying to pull a fast one here... (5+ / 0-)

      Pretty common in public negotiations.  NHL Players Union tried it not too long ago - held a presser cherry picking out parts of the NHL Owners proposal they'd accept while wanting to still negotiate on the rest when the Owners made concessions in some areas to gain concessions on the other.  

      The NRA is the Gun Manufacturer Lobby. Nothing more. Their pontification about the second amendment is nothing more than their ad jingle. They're the domestic version of the Military Industrial Complex.

      by Jacoby Jonze on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 12:25:21 PM PST

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