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  •  Actually, (6+ / 0-)

    goosing the economy during 9% unemployment didn't used to be "progressive."  It used to be "sane."  It still is, actually.  

    The two things Teabaggers hate most are: being called racists; and black people.

    by Punditus Maximus on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 10:28:23 PM PDT

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    •  Hell yes! During Reagan's presidency, R's were (1+ / 0-)
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      falling all over themselves to encourage job creation in every way they could think of when unemployment was so high.

      Every story in the media was a feature about someone unemployed; about the personal difficulties; about the need for jobs, now!

      Today, not so much.  "Progressive" to goose the economy during a recession?  No.  Sane?  Yes.

      Leaving unemployed without benefits or job possibilities as far as we can see?  Assholian.

      Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. -- Harry S Truman

      by YucatanMan on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 11:29:46 PM PDT

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