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  •  Oh yeah, and it required including the Stupak (1+ / 0-)
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    amendment to accomplish even that much.

    "Grab a mop -- let's get to work. "
    -- President Barack Obama, Oct 2009

    by davewill on Tue Mar 23, 2010 at 11:00:54 AM PDT

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    •  Totally irrelevant. Stupak and his crew (0+ / 0-)

      already broke.

      Pelosi left the PO out to try to attract Non-Stupak Blue Dogs who claimed to care about "fiscal responsibility" (nevermind that it saves money).

      But those votes still didn't come home, and we cut a deal with Stupak and his crew.  Those anti-choice assholes support a PO.  They're "just" anti-choice.

      Now, the Senate Bill is law.  The Abortion ship sailed, and the deal is done with the executive order.

      We get all the Stupak Votes back for Reconcilliation with a PO.  We might risk losing some other Blue Dogs who get bought off by AHIP, though.

      It would be risky as hell, but let's keep our facts straight about why.

      This was not the Civil Rights Act of 1965. It was the Civil Rights act of 1957. Now get to work.

      by JesseCW on Tue Mar 23, 2010 at 01:29:15 PM PDT

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