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  •  Trust me.. (1+ / 0-)
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    the same people here shaking their head at Reid would be shaking their heads in a shit-eating "I told you so" manner at Elizabeth Warren had she been Majority Leader.  These same people who are proud that they are like cats who won't be herded and proudly question authority see what happens when the Democrats they do NOT like emulate them ... not enough votes for the Merkely/Udall solution. Oho! It's then they wonder why Reid can't be more like a Republican and get them in line.

    "Valerie, why am I getting all these emails calling me a classless boor?"

    by TLS66 on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 08:59:45 AM PST

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    •  No one wants Reid to be like a Republican. (3+ / 0-)
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      jrooth, MrJersey, 3goldens

      We want Reid to play the same hardball to get votes for progressive issues that he gladly plays to get votes to block progressive bills.

      income gains to the top 1% from 2009 to 2011 were 121% of all income increases. How did that happen? Incomes to the bottom 99% fell by 0.4%

      by JesseCW on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 09:16:27 AM PST

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