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  •  I would be willing to bet that they think (2+ / 0-)
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    this is all kabuki, but I doubt that the Teapartiers will allow that. Getting into bed with people like that may have ramifications they have yet to realize.

    Get out your popcorn, this may be fun!

    "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth." Oscar Wilde

    by nippersdad on Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 07:43:37 AM PST

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    •  I hear you, but the Republicans are aggressively (1+ / 0-)
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      authoritarian and they have no qualms about swinging the hammer.  They do not tolerate dissent and their sense of entitlement to superiority is absolute, and absolutist.

      •  Which is why (1+ / 0-)
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        I find it hard to be amused....guess I need to take up drinking now.

        For all those whose cares have been our concern, the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die. Edward Kennedy

        by Texnance on Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 08:47:58 AM PST

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      •  I would normally agree with that, (0+ / 0-)

        but the Teapartiers really aren't your typical Republicans. They tend to skew toward the Libertarian fringe, to attract the very people who think that Government is the problem. This situation is ready made to split the Party, especially if the loudest of the angry are not heeded.

        They have a lot invested in this, and the Koch's may find their investments counterproductive because of it.

        "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth." Oscar Wilde

        by nippersdad on Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 11:55:56 AM PST

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