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  •  Given the state (as in condition of) of Nevada (2+ / 0-)
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    LordMike, Matt Esler

    these days, will unions be inclined to do that?

    LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

    by dinotrac on Wed Oct 06, 2010 at 05:16:29 PM PDT

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    •  Good thinking. (2+ / 0-)
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      Why the hell would the unions want to have the grateful support of a politician who may still be majority leader when this is all over?

      They'd be much wiser to sit on their hands and hope Senator Angle doesn't vote to outlaw them too quickly.

      The last time we broke a president, we ended up with Reagan.

      by Bush Bites on Wed Oct 06, 2010 at 05:51:52 PM PDT

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      •  They would, but...they might also want the (0+ / 0-)

        grateful support of their members, who have been slaughtered in Nevada, without Harry Reid so much as tugging on the President's arm and telling him that he shouldn't be telling businesses not to hold conventions in Las Vegas, etc.

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        by dinotrac on Wed Oct 06, 2010 at 06:22:34 PM PDT

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