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  •  For what the NSA has been built into under this (1+ / 0-)
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    administration, yes.

    Actions can be criticized. The actions of this administration contra to the First & Fourth Amendment are indefensible.

    Anything that stops the federal government's personal data vacuum is a good thing.

    "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

    by YucatanMan on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 08:11:20 PM PDT

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    •  And teabagger allies are looking at this as (0+ / 0-)

      Anything that creates a rift between democrats and their base in 2014 and anything that hands Obama a defeat is a good thing.  

      Political compass: -8.75 / -4.72

      by Mark Mywurtz on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 08:13:39 PM PDT

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      •  Obama is doing that job on his own. The (2+ / 0-)
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        teabaggers aren't causing Obama (are they?) to depart from longstanding party principles and programs.

        The Grand Compromise will be the biggest damage to Democrats 2014 chances, if Obama is successful in pushing it through.  That is a true base-affecting move.

        "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

        by YucatanMan on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 09:36:11 PM PDT

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      •  Hey whatever (0+ / 0-)

        He did it to himself. Democratic losses over this issue wouldn't be the worst thing in the world.

        (-5.50,-6.67): Left Libertarian
        Leadership doesn't mean taking a straw poll and then just throwing up your hands. -Jyrinx

        by Sparhawk on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 09:37:26 PM PDT

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