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  •  If we lose (0+ / 0-)

    we're pretty much fucked. This batch of Republicans is worse than almost any in history. Look for the debt ceiling to fail to be raised, and the national (and global) markets to fall into chaos. I'm completely serious, and I'm not generally one for conspiracy theories or things like that.

    Proud supporter of nuclear power!

    by zegota on Tue Nov 02, 2010 at 10:00:51 AM PDT

    •  We certainly won't make any progress (3+ / 0-)

      on the urgent challenges facing our country, from global warming to health care costs to education to infrastructure to the debt name it.

    •  not really... (0+ / 0-)

      President has a veto will not be to apocolypse

      "Senator McCain offered up the oldest Washington stunt in the book - you pass the buck to a commission to study the problem." - Senator Obama, 9-16-2008

      by justmy2 on Tue Nov 02, 2010 at 10:39:01 AM PDT

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      •  The president can block (0+ / 0-)

        But he can't pass. The debt ceiling has to be passed, not blocked. And if it's not, it's going to be an epic clusterfuck. It's generally an uncontroversial thing to do, but nothing is uncontroversial with teabaggers and their media allies.

        Proud supporter of nuclear power!

        by zegota on Tue Nov 02, 2010 at 10:46:00 AM PDT

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