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  •  They think it will destroy comity. (9+ / 0-)

    There's nothing worse than having to go to work with grumpy people who are angry with you because you won't let them have their way with you. Nothing: not the malfunctioning of government; not the damage done to one's own party. Anyway, think of what a great narrative it will be when a Republican majority kills the filibuster.

    Why, that will be sternly-worded dry powder for decades!


    Actual Democrats: the surest, quickest, route to More Democrats. And actually addressing our various emergencies.

    by Jim P on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 03:52:41 PM PST

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    •  When they lose their seats (2+ / 0-)
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      next time they're up for re-election, they may finally get the message that voters are fed up with dysfunctional government.  When things get bad enough, voters strike out at all incumbents.

      If cutting Social Security & Medicare benefits for low income seniors is what Democrats do after they win a budget standoff, I'd hate to see what they do after they lose one.

      by Betty Pinson on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 04:58:00 PM PST

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      •  Yeah.. Not so much. (0+ / 0-)

        Watch what happens around here when you suggest NOT voting for an insufficiently liberal Democrat who has sold Democratic principles away too many times.

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