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  •  The main backers of the Tea Party (1+ / 0-)
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    these days are not Wall Street. Wall Street wants the Mitt Romney-types to win, not the Ted Cruz-types.

    But the "Big Boys" will back whomever wins the power struggle within the GOP, even if it happens to be the Teabagger nuts, because the Big Boys hate taxes on the wealthy that much.

    -4.75, -5.33 Cheney 10/05/04: "I have not suggested there is a connection between Iraq and 9/11."

    by sunbro on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 09:11:41 AM PDT

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      But the Big Boys aren't going to erase their wealth just to save a few bones on taxes.  

      Again, this notion that default is somehow a good deal for the rich is just nonsense.  If anything, fighting default is one area where the rich and the not-so-rich are very much aligned in common cause against the crazy.  

      No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices. - Edward R. Murrow

      by CrazyHorse on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 10:23:38 AM PDT

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        this notion that default is somehow a good deal for the rich
        You and I already agree on this point. I have the same reaction to this notion.

        -4.75, -5.33 Cheney 10/05/04: "I have not suggested there is a connection between Iraq and 9/11."

        by sunbro on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 11:35:27 AM PDT

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