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  •  Why won't he say "veto." (16+ / 0-)

    If he's not going to threaten to reject a bill that extends tax cuts for the rich, then what does any of this mean? I understand it sounds good and makes a logical, cohesive argument, but we're in a lame duck session! The Repubs are not going to bow down to points about the deficit, they are going to ram this through if the Dems don't fight back.

    Sorry, but I'm not buying any of this if he doesn't demand that tax cuts for the rich expire. Democrats lost because they didn't fight hard enough. If Obama didn't learn that Tuesday, he never will.

    "Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery." - Malcolm X

    by Shields on Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 07:37:00 AM PDT

    •  Veto? (1+ / 0-)
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      He already told us a couple of days ago that he would fold on tax cuts for the rich.

      The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. --Bertrand Russell

      by denise b on Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 10:56:36 PM PDT

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