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Fri Feb 22, 2013, 06:09 PM

Sequestration was ALWAYS a REPUBLICAN idea…

Now, the REPUBLICANS THEMSELVES are saying that SEQUESTRATION is a bad idea IF and WHEN its IMPLEMENTED.

…This only goes to show: NEVER allow REPUBLICANS to get their way.

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Reply Sequestration was ALWAYS a REPUBLICAN idea… (Original post)
MrScorpio Feb 2013 OP
liberal_economist Feb 2013 #1
madashelltoo Feb 2013 #2
Travis_0004 Feb 2013 #3
OldDem2012 Feb 2013 #5
TheKentuckian Feb 2013 #6
OldDem2012 Feb 2013 #7
TheKentuckian Feb 2013 #11
gulliver Feb 2013 #10
lib2DaBone Feb 2013 #4
napkinz Feb 2013 #8
woo me with science Feb 2013 #9
TheKentuckian Feb 2013 #12

Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 06:29 PM

1. of course they dont want to actually cut

 

What made you think the repubs were ever serious about cutting anything? Theyre not.

Theyre all talk, just look to their idol reagan's presidency, he talked about cutting spending and taxes then increased both.

Theyre full of it, nothing will be cut, watch and see.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 06:54 PM

2. They want specific cuts.

Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Oh, and education would be a bonus for them.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 07:16 PM

3. 170 Democrats voted for it, so its hardly just a republican idea.

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Response to Travis_0004 (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 08:03 PM

5. The Democrats actually still believed they were dealing with sane opponents....

...and that sanity would prevail to allow a deal to be struck.

Sadly, the Democrats have been proven wrong yet again. There are no sane Republicans.

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Response to OldDem2012 (Reply #5)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 08:25 PM

6. On what basis would they believe something that ludicrous?

Insanity led to that pass.

No way anyone with a single brain cell talking to its self believed any such thing.

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Response to TheKentuckian (Reply #6)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 01:22 AM

7. Whatever you say....you're always correct, right? nt.

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Response to OldDem2012 (Reply #7)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 05:46 PM

11. No, I am not always right.

This isn't about wrong, it is about delusion or collusion because the justification you offered is not rationally supportable. Look at the behavior, rhetoric, and tactics on display for years. Look at the irresponsible and absurd candidates put forward. You never noticed the flipping on long held positions and proud radicalization?

Come on, it isn't about me. Your defense makes no sense in context, it is a cop out excuse but a flat out terrible reason you are weakly using as a rationalization and lashing out at me won't fix it, not even a tiny bit.
No I am seldom or never that foolishly and absurdly wrong and sure as hell never wrong about the quality of shit heel TeaPubliKlans nor are any remotely sensible people off by that many orders of magnitude about the obvious, including you I'd wager. What you are doing is making excuse for the insane or the wicked, which can only make matters worse. Nary a one of us would keep our jobs being that level of wrong and if by some miracle we did I bet we'd had damn well had better have made approved plans of action to make sure nothing of that nature happened again. What you state is beyond malparactice. Who didn't know better?

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Response to Travis_0004 (Reply #3)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 10:14 AM

10. Means nothing. It was a Republican-forced idea.

I think your memory of events must be fading. The House and Senate Republicans played chicken with the country's economy, threatening to crash it. Democrats only agreed to the sequestration to keep the Republicans from ruining the full faith and credit of the United States. Democrats made sure that it included spending that Republicans like.

The current scare over sequestration is nothing but an ongoing echo of Republican hostage taking. If there were no Republicans in Congress, the country would be a lot better off. I doubt they are stupid enough to force the sequester go through though.

Democrats would drop it right now. So yes, it is a Republican idea.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 07:51 PM

4. Repeating the first Great Depression ... step by step.....

 

1929 Stock Market Crash.... Republican austerity cuts to plunge the country deeper into despair... currency wars... devalue the currency.... the country led into WW-II.

Wash-Rinse-repeat. (Korea-Viet Nam-Iraq-Afghanistan-Lybia-Syria-Yemen-Somalia)

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 07:16 AM

8. they BUILT that!









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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 07:42 AM

9. The scam was bipartisan from the start.

It was deliberately set up so that the only possible outcome was austerity. We were there, remember?

Of course they are against it now. The two parties take turns being against and for things. It is all political, but the goal is austerity...and they will achieve that together after we get our little Kabuki negotiation show.

D vs. R fervor is being USED by corporatists who have bought into both parties. It is being used as a scam to divide us and make sure half the country will always circle the wagons and defend the predatory policies when it's our guy's turn to be implementing them. They want us to hate each other so much that we will never, ever unite against what they are doing to all of us.

D vs. R is a smokescreen when it comes to economic issues. They are all working for the banks now. The real game is the one percent against the rest of us. And the predation will continue as long as we keep falling for the partisan propaganda and reflexively tolerating or even defending anything our side proposes - like cutting Social Security - even when it is indefensible.

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Response to woo me with science (Reply #9)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 05:48 PM

12. +1,000,000

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