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  •  "Reid is playing with them" to what end? I sure (1+ / 0-)
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    quagmiremonkey

    hope nothing like POTUS/Reid/Pelosi brilliantly "boxed R's into a trap" in 2011 -> Bush Obama Tax Cuts -> Sequestration -> Debt Ceiling Hostage (again) -> Govt Shutdown -> Reid passing Ryan's Fed Spending Level -> Social Security being mentioned by several high visibility Dems on same day as yesterday's victory.

    Please, no more trapping/"playing with" RePugs re govt functioning.  We can't take many more victories.

    As of 9pm 8/30/13: RETIRED Pie Warrior. Substance over Sh*t Flinging (as best as I am able) ~ JV

    by JVolvo on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 10:36:36 AM PDT

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    •  jaysustapdancingchristo... (0+ / 0-)

      just a word game, no CT, nothing profound

      go write a grouse diary, kick a dog, whatever makes you feel better

      "Show up. Pay attention. Tell the truth. And don't be attached to the results." -- Angeles Arrien

      by Sybil Liberty on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 10:58:09 AM PDT

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      •  I'll defend SS and criticize anyone (a Dem, gasp!) (2+ / 0-)
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        maryabein, quagmiremonkey

        who wants to "reform" it the way Pete Peterson, Paul Ryan, Rush Limbaugh and the Koch brothers agree with.

        That makes me feel better.

        Which side are you on?

        As of 9pm 8/30/13: RETIRED Pie Warrior. Substance over Sh*t Flinging (as best as I am able) ~ JV

        by JVolvo on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 12:23:26 PM PDT

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        •  yours, of course (0+ / 0-)

          what did you think?

          The reforms they've talked about previously would effect me directly and immediately. That's why I contact DC every single day of my life re: cuts to earned benefits. The last thing I want in this lifetime is to become a burden on my kids.

          otherwise, just shoot me now

          "Show up. Pay attention. Tell the truth. And don't be attached to the results." -- Angeles Arrien

          by Sybil Liberty on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 12:31:17 PM PDT

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