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  •  These games are losers. (3+ / 0-)
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    El Zmuenga, sapper, Betty Pinson

    FDR didn't need commissions to tell him what to do.  He knew it was his job to make the big decisions, and he didn't need to hide behind anyone else. This commission is not only a waste of money, it's also a waste of time and bad politics.  

    •  He also had a huge mandate (1+ / 0-)
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      both in congress and among the populace, to do whatever he felt was necessary.

      President Obama had a slight majority -- back in 2008.

      I don't like what he's doing either, but I understand the practicality.

      "Half of the American people never read a newspaper. Half never vote for President. One hopes it is the same half." - Gore Vidal

      by sapper on Thu Aug 26, 2010 at 03:39:19 PM PDT

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