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  •  I hesitate to say this (2+ / 0-)
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    whl, libbelle

    ... since it might alert anyone on the right, but I can't help myself. (And who's gonna take my word, anyway?)
    Is it possible that the admin's been playing possum? I mean, at least two of the decisions (I haven't looked at them all) were civil liberties issues: cell phone or smart phone access and GPS tracking. Is there any chance that Holder or Obama or someone has said if we take the opposite position, the conservatives will go against us?
    Is that just too cynical / conspiratorial / ?

    •  I've often wondered the same thing. Do sometime... (3+ / 0-)
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      whl, ditsylilg, libbelle

      I've often wondered the same thing. Do sometimes they stake out positions to forever change the political debate that Republicans can't ever escape? It's very intriguing because there are times that I know president Obama is smarter than the average pol. He plays the long game, much to our frustration at times.

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