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  •  Half right, don't forget that Obama is (1+ / 0-)
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    Chicago School.

    That, in its essence, is fascism--ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt --

    by enhydra lutris on Wed May 22, 2013 at 05:30:56 PM PDT

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    •  And Obama wanted a much bigger stimulus ... (2+ / 0-)
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      METAL TREK, TRPChicago

      Politics - unfortunately - is the art of the possible.  And when you are dealing with "modern" Republicans, what is possible becomes much diminished, as compared to when we had Republicans who actually felt that a functional government was a good thing.

      •  Obama has repeatedly told the Big Lie over and (1+ / 0-)
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        over again about the Federal Govt "running out of money" or the Govt needing to "tighten its belt just like average americans."  The Federal Govt is where the US dollar comes from.  If the Govt never created any dollars, they wouldn't exist.  The US dollar is not a commodity that you mine, grow, or harvest.....the US dollar is a simple public monopoly or utility.

        "The Earth is my country and Science my religion" Christiaan Huygens

        by Auburn Parks on Thu May 23, 2013 at 06:11:58 AM PDT

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