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  •  Well, yes, of course. But that presupposes that (7+ / 0-)

    the goal is truly to create new jobs, reduce unemployment, grow the middle class, and strengthen the economy for everyone -- not just Wall Street.

    Does ANYONE here believe for a microsecond that a single one of those things coincide with any goal entertained by today's Republican Party?

    In fact, the Republicans, in their greedy, constricted sclerotic hearts, want to do the exact opposite of every one of those things. ESPECIALLY while Obama still sits in the WH.

    "We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few. But we can't have both." - Justice Louis Brandeis

    by flitedocnm on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 03:11:51 PM PST

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