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  •  Enough Democrats were willing to go... (0+ / 0-)

    ...along with many of the biggest items in the Reagan agenda (e.g. tax cuts and defense buildup) to get them through Congress.

    Also: Obama's "transformation" was supposed to include a new era of bipartisanship. This is always a dangerous promise, since it puts one's success in the hands of the other party.  The Republicans, all by themselves, could--and did--put the kibosh on this part of Obama's vision.

    "I trust that you will continue to let me and other Democrats know when you believe we are screwing up." - Barack Obama

    by GreenSooner on Mon Sep 13, 2010 at 06:40:20 AM PDT

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    •  We could get it all through Congress if (1+ / 0-)
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      careful pressure had been placed in the right places to ABOLISH THE GOD-DAMNED 60-VOTE GARBAGE.

      -5.63, -8.10. Learn about Duverger's Law.

      by neroden on Mon Sep 13, 2010 at 07:41:06 PM PDT

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