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  •  Compromising with crazy gets to results that (1+ / 0-)
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    are always at least half crazy, and usually pretty inhumane.

    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 Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 11:12:20 PM PST

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    •  So... (0+ / 0-)

      You would be OK for the next two years if Congress didn't pass a single bill or budget Obama could sign? You're OK with Senate Republicans filibustering all of Obama's nominees to everything?

      •  I would be ok with calling a bully's bluff. (1+ / 0-)
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        It would be the death of their Party, and we've gotten through a lot worse as a nation.

        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 Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 11:45:20 PM PST

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        •  That sounds good. (0+ / 0-)

          As long as you're not getting into specifics or dealing with any real world examples then standing up to bullies sounds like a really awesome generalization. Oh, and you also have to stop criticizing tea bagger Republicans in Congress for filibusters and obstructionism because that would be hypocritical as long as you're asking Democrats to act the exact same way.

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