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geek tragedy Dec 2012 OP
Samantha Dec 2012 #1
frazzled Dec 2012 #2
geek tragedy Dec 2012 #3
Mr.Turnip Dec 2012 #4
geek tragedy Dec 2012 #5
forestpath Dec 2012 #6
abelenkpe Dec 2012 #7
LiberalFighter Dec 2012 #8
Vincardog Dec 2012 #9

Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 07:03 PM

1. I vote no

Too bad my vote doesn't count. But I will be upset if this turns out to be true.

Sam

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 07:03 PM

2. Well, what the "smart folk in Washington" think is not always correct

I call it the "David Broder" syndrome.

You should change your OP to reflect the fact that this is idle speculation. Maybe that will happen (though it's hard to imagine the Democrats supporting it), but Obama has in no way indicated that he would cave on this.

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Response to frazzled (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 07:10 PM

3. I consciously put Klein's name in the title to identify him

as the source of this disturbing rumor.

But, he's not the first to make it.

Lawrence O'Donnell has been making similar noise:

http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2012/12/fiscal-cliff-notes-126.html

And then we get the debt ceiling fight next year!

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 07:12 PM

4. Articles like this are basically the "serious" people as they like to think of themselves

trying to pressure the parties to enact what they consider to be "serious" policy.

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Response to Mr.Turnip (Reply #4)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 07:13 PM

5. Time for us unserious people to counter it. nt

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 07:14 PM

6. A tiny pinch to the wealthy and an axe to the elderly.

 

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 07:42 PM

7. lame

and here I thought democrats won the last election. Silly me...

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 07:46 PM

8. If they decide to raise the Medicare age

then there should be a 250% tax on the value of health insurance for anyone with income over $250k that continues to work past 65.

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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 07:52 PM

9. If this is the deal; I will never vote for President Obama again.

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