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  •  If that's all you see, you're not looking closely (5+ / 0-)

    Anyone that cared to see the truth could have predicted this kind of shenanigan. But Reid, Feinstein an others wanted the filibuster to remain and so it does.

    The Senata is a bipartisan failure to govern and that's they way that leadership from both parties want it

    Self-described political "centrists" believe the best policy is halfway between right and wrong. — @RBReich via web

    by BentLiberal on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 02:48:34 PM PST

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    •  Yes, because status quo benefits the wealthy. (0+ / 0-)

      How many divisions does OWS have?

      by Diebold Hacker on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 03:06:52 PM PST

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      •  It's not a matter of strict status quo (1+ / 0-)
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        It's a matter of controlling things without a majority. Failure to govern means failure to govern effectively and in accordance with what the majority of Americans want. Not necesarily on Hagel in this case, but on any number of other things like gun control and on and on

        Self-described political "centrists" believe the best policy is halfway between right and wrong. — @RBReich via web

        by BentLiberal on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 03:28:55 PM PST

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