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View Diary: Arizona GOP budget cuts result in death panels (125 comments)

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  •  Poor, elderly (Medicare types), whatever. (1+ / 0-)
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    raincrow

    The lack of compassion and honor in this situation is appalling.

    •  Folks that talk about honor and compassion (2+ / 0-)
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      raincrow, mofembot

      are not playing in the same game as the "serious" people at all. Talking and thinking about such notions, and getting all misty about "paying it forward" and Rainbow Politics and Big Tents and all that, without also having some kind of steel in the spine (think Tip O'Neill) guarantees nothing but a faster skid down the imperial slope.

      I wonder: does Ms. Pelosi have that kind of steel, ultimately? Reid seems to be of the pasta-way-past-al-dente persuasion...

      "Is that all there is?" Peggy Lee.

      by jm214 on Fri Nov 19, 2010 at 07:32:45 AM PST

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