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  •  Maybe they'll be room here for some compromising. (2+ / 0-)
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     Take away the tax increase, but leave the reduction in interest costs as a practical and politically popular matter.
      But then again, you might be right, helping students may be enough to drive the Republicans away in droves.
      Helping anyone seems to drive them away, unless it's the uber-wealthy or the large corporations.

    "We the People of the United States...." -U.S. Constitution

    by elwior on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 02:45:17 PM PDT

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    •  This is exactly my point. Make the Cons vote (2+ / 0-)
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      against student debt relief without the easy cop-out of "raising taxes will hurt the economy".

      IMHO its better for the Dems to point to the actual benefits they've provided for people through actual legislation than to simply say that the Cons are worse because they won't raise taxes on rich people to help out students.

      "The Earth is my country and Science my religion" Christiaan Huygens. The gold standard ended on August 15, 1971, its time we start acting like it. If we can afford full employment killing Germans, we can afford full employment during peace-time.

      by Auburn Parks on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 02:58:54 PM PDT

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