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  •  Interesting insight. (6+ / 0-)

    Liberal Democrats of some age have been "cheated on" over and over again by so-called Democrats.  There is probably something to what you say.  It may be why Democrats in polls are deserting Obama.  I hope that the end of the Gang of Six will free Obama and we can all work together for a good bill.

    They "prefer an America where parents will lie awake at night worried if they can afford health care their children need."

    by TomP on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 12:26:04 PM PDT

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    •  I do wonder what will happen to us after (2+ / 0-)
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      TomP, luvsathoroughbred

      President Obama's first 4 years...

      I know so many were disillusioned by Clinton's Presidency...

      It makes me think of the movie "Primary Colors"

      "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King

      by pinkbunny on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 12:34:18 PM PDT

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    •  The gang of six is just about over (7+ / 0-)

      I believe the official time of death will be Sept 15th

      Baucus: Health Care Reform Will Happen This Year With Or Without GOP

      If it falls apart, Democrats will have to turn to the "nuclear option" – forcing through an inferior bill through a process that only requires 51 votes instead of 60, Baucus said.

      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...

      The deal is done - they part company Sept 15th  The good thing is that Mass will vote on the 9th on replacing Teddy

      Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed. Blaise Pascal

      by Kitty on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 12:45:14 PM PDT

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