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  •  They've got a defense bill (2+ / 0-)
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    they could be considering, with the critical amendments on rape in the services. That's an example.

    They could be working on extending UI benefits, to try to jam the House more on that.

    There's two examples.

    "The NSA’s capability at any time could be turned around on the American people, and no American would have any privacy left, such is the capability to monitor everything. [...] There would be no place to hide."--Frank Church

    by Joan McCarter on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 11:23:00 AM PST

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    •  Right, they *could* be doing all that (0+ / 0-)

      (in addition to the 3 worthy initiatives that I mentioned)

      But they're not, are they?

      •  Cuz the GOP (0+ / 0-)

        keeps blocking them. They were ready to wrap up defense authorization before Thanksgiving, but the Rs blocked it.

        "The NSA’s capability at any time could be turned around on the American people, and no American would have any privacy left, such is the capability to monitor everything. [...] There would be no place to hide."--Frank Church

        by Joan McCarter on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 01:43:31 PM PST

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