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  •  It's as pure politics. (2+ / 0-)
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    citydem, Dirtandiron

    He's positioning himself and his party for the upcoming fight over the federal budget.  He's trying to position his side as the centrists, and make the Republicans into the extremists.

    Art is the handmaid of human good.

    by joe from Lowell on Mon Nov 29, 2010 at 12:29:43 PM PST

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    •  It also frees up $ for war (4+ / 0-)
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      OLinda, Picot verde, TomP, Dirtandiron

      Freezing domestic Fed employee wages leaves more money to invest in stupid wars. The GOP agenda is cut spending except for war, prisons and highways.

      Cities are good for the environment

      by citydem on Mon Nov 29, 2010 at 12:40:21 PM PST

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      •  Highways? (1+ / 0-)
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        Calamity Jean

        The GOP agenda is cut spending except for war, prisons and highways.

        Republicans love spending money on wars, prisons too. But they don't like spending money on highways or any other public works. The prison guards often vote repub, so repukes will pay for prisons.

        Where are all the jobs, Boenher?

        by Dirtandiron on Mon Nov 29, 2010 at 01:47:30 PM PST

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