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  •  Maybe he could have started by vetoing the (4+ / 0-)
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    dradams, HCKAD, PhilJD, lunachickie

    FCC/ATC/airport funding measure so business travelers wouldn't be delayed until Congress decided to act on the entire sequester. Or, hell, just demanding that Cancer Care and Research funding restorations also be a part of the airport/ATC funding measure.

    Would it have hurt him to get in the way of that a little bit on behalf of people who are being seriously hurt by the sequester?  Would it have hurt for him to compare the sad the business travelers were having with death from cancer, for crying out loud?

    He goes along to get along far too often.

    "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 Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 08:39:11 PM PDT

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    •  The problem is (0+ / 0-)

      that bills are the only way that any money is authorized to fund government.  He has to let some of them go through or the cash trickles to a complete stop.  You're laying all this at his feet and yet it's the American public that gave him this dysfunctional House.  Why don't you scream at the voters instead.

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