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Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:48 AM

Obama Will Compromise And Offer To Raise Medicare Age To Save "Bonehead" And GOP

After all we have to be fair an bipartisan you know. I have lost faith in what Obama is doing. By offering anything on Social Security he has opened up a can of worms. If he is prepared to go that far he might be prepared to give the GOP 98% of what they want like they did last time to get a deal.

Somehow making a deal is more important than doing the right thing.

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Reply Obama Will Compromise And Offer To Raise Medicare Age To Save "Bonehead" And GOP (Original post)
TheMastersNemesis Dec 2012 OP
sadbear Dec 2012 #1
RomneyLies Dec 2012 #5
Itchinjim Dec 2012 #2
Lasher Dec 2012 #3
RagAss Dec 2012 #4
sharp_stick Dec 2012 #6
One of the 99 Dec 2012 #9
JoePhilly Dec 2012 #11
FSogol Dec 2012 #12
Schema Thing Dec 2012 #13
TheMastersNemesis Dec 2012 #7
LiberalEsto Dec 2012 #8
HereSince1628 Dec 2012 #10
spanone Dec 2012 #14
skip fox Dec 2012 #15
TheMastersNemesis Dec 2012 #16

Response to TheMastersNemesis (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:50 AM

1. Boehner is the devil he knows.

If Boehner fails and is replaced as Speaker, he'll probably be replaced by a teahadist, right?

Not that that's a good reason to bail out Boehner, but I do see where you're coming from.

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Response to sadbear (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:53 AM

5. It's done. Boehner is through. It takes 218 votes to be Speaker

 

He won't get that many. He couldn't get that many on the "Save Boehner's Ass Morning After Bill", he won't get that many to be Speaker of the 113th Congress.

He's toast.

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Response to TheMastersNemesis (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:51 AM

2. 132.

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Response to TheMastersNemesis (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:52 AM

3. Then who would save the Democratic Party?

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Response to Lasher (Reply #3)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:52 AM

4. +1,000,000

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Response to TheMastersNemesis (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:53 AM

6. Am I the only one

that's really really happy that the fainting couch crew here on DU isn't actually running things?

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Response to sharp_stick (Reply #6)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 10:01 AM

9. So am I nt

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Response to sharp_stick (Reply #6)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 10:05 AM

11. Even when their predictions fail to come true, they behave as if they did come true.

They are, collectively, like a perpetual outrage machine that just keeps spitting outrage widgets onto the shop room floor.

THUD THUD THUD.

Running low on Obama outrage ... don't worry, we'll make more!!!

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Response to sharp_stick (Reply #6)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 10:10 AM

12. +1. They are laughably predictable, aren't they?

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Response to sharp_stick (Reply #6)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 10:16 AM

13. no, you're not alone.


these people are not smart and certainly not progressive, as they do.not.understand the word "progress".

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Response to TheMastersNemesis (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:55 AM

7. We Are At This Point Because Of Previous Deals Obama Has Negotiated

Obama seems to value bipartisanship. He wants to be reasonable with people who are determined to starve and kill off as many seniors and poor people as possible. Obama is like Bill Clinton who cooperated. Clinton got impeached.

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Response to TheMastersNemesis (Reply #7)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:58 AM

8. A pity that nobody supports "bi-peopleship"

as in passing laws that benefit average and poor people, not just the filthy rich and the corporations.

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Response to TheMastersNemesis (Reply #7)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 10:04 AM

10. I think you're right...he seems to want to be seen as both moderate and principled

Unfortunately, I think his Cabinet of Enemies to the Left and Finance Friendly advisers encourage him to believe that when the Democratic base is already screaming in agony he isn't quite yet far enough right.

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Response to TheMastersNemesis (Reply #7)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 10:18 AM

14. you can't ignore a third of the governing body.....they hold ALL THE PURSE STRINGS

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Response to TheMastersNemesis (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 10:20 AM

15. On the contrary, Obama has them in a headlock!

Boner is gone regardless.

How does he want to leave? Caving to Obama or throwing country into tailspin?

He'll not only give Obama what he wants, but he'll bend arms and do all he can to get the bill passed.

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Response to skip fox (Reply #15)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 10:25 AM

16. I Guess That Includes The Chained CPI. Bull.

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