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  •  Notice what he's not saying? (6+ / 0-)

    He was principal in getting Obama to agree to this plan and Boner stated that with this agreement, he got 99% of what he was after.  The demands were a result of a manufactured crisis, one that the republicans hoped would make Obama a one term president.

    The religious fanatics didn't buy the republican party because it was virtuous, they bought it because it was for sale

    by nupstateny on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 09:58:11 AM PST

    •  Re: manufactured crisis - Tim Noah had the best (0+ / 0-)

      analogy to describe the bullshit notion that Obama is somehow responsible for this mess:

      That’s true in roughly the same sense that it was Charles Lindbergh’s bad idea eight decades ago to fork over the equivalent in today’s dollars of $840,000 to a German-born carpenter named Bruno Hauptmann. New Republic

      Conservatives seem to believe that the rich will work harder if we give them more, and the poor will work harder if we give them less. E.J. Dionne

      by blueyescryinintherain on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 10:48:50 AM PST

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