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  •  And Jed Lewiston now posts a video (1+ / 0-)
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    commonmass

    of Stephanopolis interview, with Obama stating

    "I don't think it's to break or go around them I think it is to identify the common sense caucus."

    IOW "Yes George, I will roll over them or go around them"

    •  But notice he is advocating... (2+ / 0-)
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      ... 'doing something to fix "entitlement programs."'

      Senior citizens (like me) cast a jaundiced eye at indefinite language like that.

      He's not flatly stating there will be no cuts or attempts to privatize SSI/SSDI/Medicare/Medicaid..., but he's willing to take the heat for it because once this term is done he's out of politics forever, so he doesn't give a damn.

      I'm sick of attempts to steer this nation from principles evolved in The Age of Reason to hallucinations derived from illiterate herdsmen. ~ Crashing Vor

      by NonnyO on Wed Mar 13, 2013 at 07:44:17 AM PDT

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    •  That is just so insulting (2+ / 0-)
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      Let his "common sense cause" elect Democrats in 2014 and 2016.  Do not count on me.  

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