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  •  And they are about to do it again. (4+ / 0-)
    The Democrats agreed to defunding their own government.

    Wait for it:  The fight over raising the debt cap will almost surely result in defunding needed social programs.  The Dems will cave and Obama will not do a thing to stop it.  In fact, he may enable it.

    Like elections, decisions have consequences, and one of those consequences is setting precedents and moving that ol' Overton window.  We're about to reap the consequences of the decisions that led to "The Deal."  So yes, it's history but the past does affect the present.  

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

    by accumbens on Fri Mar 11, 2011 at 08:47:55 AM PST

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