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  •  Odds are, you're correct. IMO. (2+ / 0-)
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    Boehner will again ignore the Hastert rule and allow a vote by the House. The debt limit will be raised.

    That will happen after McConnell, Boehner, Cantor, et al try to create lots of drama, and look increasingly foolish in the process. But I state the obvious.

    The sh*t those people [republicans] say just makes me weep for humanity! - Woody Harrelson

    by SoCalSal on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 09:06:40 AM PST

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    •  if the filibuster is changed (0+ / 0-)

      it won't matter what mr turtle says or does anyway

      95% of all life forms that once existed on earth are now extinct. It is only a matter of time until the Republicans follow suit.

      by PRRedlin on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 09:16:22 AM PST

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      •  Mr. Turtle isn't about to tank the economy, either (1+ / 0-)
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        He won't filibuster raising the debt ceiling even if the filibuster rules aren't changed.

        •  i think ultimately (0+ / 0-)

          R's got caught with their pants around their ankles.  They didnt' expect a credit rating drop (one that increased the cost of our interest service).

          95% of all life forms that once existed on earth are now extinct. It is only a matter of time until the Republicans follow suit.

          by PRRedlin on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 11:09:24 AM PST

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