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  •  It might be tho... (3+ / 0-)
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    the suggestion, and possibly right on the mark.

    Poker is the president's game, holding his cards close to the vest, always.

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    by Sybil Liberty on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 10:34:41 AM PDT

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    •  Possibly, there was almost certainly back channel (1+ / 0-)
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      dealings prior to this, so who knows? Some of this could have been orchestrated to some degree.

      Imagine the most profound idea ever conceptualized occupying this space. Now expect exactly the opposite. You'll never be disappointed.

      by Gurnt on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 11:02:33 AM PDT

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    •  Yes, and reports are (7+ / 0-)

      that Iran is appreciative of the way Obama handled Syria.

      Mr. Rouhani has publicly applauded Mr. Obama’s decision to refrain from striking Syria for its poison gas attack on its own civilians.
      The way things are going, regardless of how it happened, the Syria situation could end up a huge win for the US and the world.

      You never trust a millionaire/Quoting the sermon on the mount/I used to think I was not like them/But I'm beginning to have my doubts -- The Arcade Fire

      by tomjones on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 11:28:50 AM PDT

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