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  •  If it should happen to pass both houses (3+ / 0-)
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    I worry he'd sign off on it in the spirit of bipartisanship...

    Given what we've seen so far, I don't think that is in the realm of the impossible.  

    What are the core principles of the Democratic Party? Serious Question...

    by Beelzebud on Fri Jan 21, 2011 at 10:49:50 AM PST

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    •  Obama didn't mind the stupak amendment (4+ / 0-)

      He issued an executive order saying that the hyde amendment would be part of HIR. Obama doesn't mind abortions as long as you're rich and can afford it yourself.

    •  If he didn't like it (1+ / 0-)
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      he wouldn't do it. Obama knows his interests, and that is not one of them. And he ignored the Stpuak amendment because he was desperate to pass healthcare reform. He would get NOTHING out of this.

      Name one time he signed something he hated for the sake of bipartisanship, and nothing else.

      People panic too much on this site.

      by thematt523 on Fri Jan 21, 2011 at 11:15:34 AM PST

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      •  They will obviously attach it to an amendment (1+ / 0-)
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        to "must-pass" legislation - and then blame Obama for not supporting the troops if he vetoes it.

        "Only vigilance and resistance to this baby dictator, Barack Hussein Obama, can prevent the Khmer Rouge from appearing in this country." Michael Savage

        by bay of arizona on Fri Jan 21, 2011 at 11:54:15 AM PST

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