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  •  I rec'd that because no one is getting anything (1+ / 0-)
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    Odysseus

    accomplished and you hit the bullseye on what is really the matter.  However, when looking for a solution to any given problem, I prefer to steer clear of any solutions that will only make matters worse.

    There is no existence without doubt.

    by Mark Lippman on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 06:47:34 PM PDT

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    •  Ok we agree on something. (1+ / 0-)
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      I posted this once and it didn't take.

      I think that the gridlock is the problem and it is a game designed by the corporate elite of both parties to district the public while they exert control.

      •  I don't get people willing to partner and make (0+ / 0-)

        deals with an opponent when they criticize Obama for doing the same thing.  I wouldn't negotiate or get involved in any scheme pushed by a Republican because it's guaranteed to blow up in your face.  

        There is no existence without doubt.

        by Mark Lippman on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 07:58:04 PM PDT

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        •  I think it is about results. (0+ / 0-)

          The criticism of Obama's bipartisan deals is usually because he seems to be giving stuff away without getting much in return. It's not just a matter of speaking with the enemy.

        •  Good policy is good politics. (1+ / 0-)
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          I don't have to agree or support someone for everything if I work with them once to form a majority coalition on good policy.

          -7.75 -4.67

          "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose."

          There are no Christians in foxholes.

          by Odysseus on Thu Jul 25, 2013 at 07:34:18 AM PDT

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