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  •  Intestinal Fortitude, Anybody? (0+ / 0-)

    "U.S. House Democrats could take a lesson or two from them, now that they'll be critical for passing any legislation in that dysfunctional body."

    But do the Democrats have the guts to do this?  They have not convinced me that they do.  Harry Reid is too addicted to those sloppy wet kisses from Mitch McConnell for me to think that there is any hope in the Senate.  And in the house, all of the Democrats have to hang tough.

    JFK wrote a memorable book over 50 years ago titled "Profiles in Courage."  If he were alive and writing a follow-up, or sequel, he would have to look past the current crop of Democrats in Washington to find any examples.

    But to quote a song title from my boyhood:  I can dream, can't I?

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