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  •  "MIA" (4+ / 0-)
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    thus explaining why the POTUS would veto this, and why the Senate Democrats are not going to take it up.  Does everything that happens have to be attributed to some failing by Obama?  Derangement syndrome. . .

    "This world demands the qualities of youth: not a time of life but a state of mind[.]" -- Robert F. Kennedy

    by Loge on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 09:36:15 AM PDT

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    •  No to mention Obama was (1+ / 0-)
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      out on the stump during the 2010 election that if they let the Republicans back in it would be a disaster.  

      Don't listen to the guy when he tells you what to look out for, but when it happens, blame him for not jumping through hoops to change things.

    •  I'm not deranged about Obama's weak leadership: (1+ / 0-)
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      or his failure to fight for issues important to labor.  I'd say his apologists need to look in the mirror to find the deranged.

      And based on his track record of broken promises to his supporters and repeated capitulations to the GOP I'll believe he'll veto this bill when he does it.

    •  I must have missed him (3+ / 0-)

      outside the Wisconsin House of Representatives during the demonstrations to keep collective bargaining.  He DID promise to stand with Labor, right?
      Or maybe he gave a pro-labor speech I missed?
      Just saying.

      If a carpenter built a cabin for poets, I think the least the poets owe the carpenter is just three or four one-liners on the wall. Mike Lefevre - steelworker

      by Bob Friend on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 10:36:37 AM PDT

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