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laughingliberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-10-10 05:55 PM
Response to Reply #39
40. No one here is talking about trading the UI extensions for anything. I've called both my
Senators today to tell them I don't support the payroll tax holiday and I prefer the restoration of the Making Work Pay tax credit which helps more poor people.

Bernie Sanders is the last person who could be accused of wanting the poor to suffer. He's about the only one who ever bothers to mention us.
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  -US House likely to pass reworked tax deal-aide Still a Democrat  Dec-10-10 09:56 AM   #0 
  - So Will Pelosi Get The Vitriol Obama Does When This Thing Passes?  Beetwasher   Dec-10-10 09:57 AM   #1 
  - yes, if it is the same package with different names n/t  n2doc   Dec-10-10 09:58 AM   #3 
  - Yeah, We'll See, Somehow I Think There Will Be All Sorts Of Moved Goalposts  Beetwasher   Dec-10-10 09:59 AM   #4 
  - She's not the President, can't expect her to influence anything  Still a Democrat   Dec-10-10 10:00 AM   #5 
  - you betcha. (no sarcasm intended. ) She will deserve it if she does this.  robinlynne   Dec-10-10 11:16 AM   #9 
  - Is it vitriol, or common sense and sanity? This bill is TERRIBLE for our country. bad bad move.  robinlynne   Dec-10-10 11:17 AM   #10 
  - Tell It To The Unemployed  Beetwasher   Dec-10-10 11:20 AM   #12 
     - I'm long term unemployed & I oppose this. A 13 month extension of UI doesn't make up for setting  laughingliberal   Dec-10-10 11:58 AM   #21 
     - Yeah, It's 23 Dimensional Chess Set Up To Fuck You  Beetwasher   Dec-10-10 12:00 PM   #22 
        - Your concern for us unemployed people who are also counting on SS is heartwarming. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-10-10 02:03 PM   #26 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-10-10 02:30 PM   #28 
     - Are the 99ers not unemployed in your little world?  girl gone mad   Dec-11-10 07:07 PM   #53 
        - Well Then Fuck Everyone Else Right?  Beetwasher   Dec-11-10 07:15 PM   #54 
           - You mean how do you do something that every other Congress has done..  girl gone mad   Dec-11-10 11:28 PM   #63 
              - IOW Yr Clueless How To Get It Thru Congress, Got It  Beetwasher   Dec-12-10 09:31 AM   #65 
  - If that 'payroll tax holiday' Trojan Horse stays in she will see vitriol from me, for sure. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-10-10 11:47 AM   #19 
     - Me too. This is by far the most important drawback of this horrible  sirthomas66   Dec-10-10 12:46 PM   #24 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-10-10 12:55 PM   #25 
        - I fully expect in April when the President is telling us about the 'tough choices' ...  laughingliberal   Dec-10-10 02:05 PM   #27 
           - I'll Take REALITY, Like Jan 1, UE STOPS For Millions, Meanwhile, You're Reading Tea Leaves On SS  Beetwasher   Dec-10-10 02:31 PM   #29 
              - UE already stopped. Taxes go up Jan 1. Bernie Sanders is reading the same tea leaves I am.  laughingliberal   Dec-10-10 02:45 PM   #30 
                 - Fear Mongering Bullshit. So It's Ok To Fear Monger About This Bullshit 23 Dimensional Chess To Steal  Beetwasher   Dec-10-10 03:21 PM   #31 
                    - Please show where I accused anyone of 'fear mongering.' I did not. You're wrong on the facts.  laughingliberal   Dec-10-10 03:27 PM   #32 
                       - Fear Mongering Bullshit Is Fear Mongering Bullshit, People Need UE NOW  Beetwasher   Dec-10-10 03:28 PM   #33 
                          - I stand with Bernie Sanders. And UI extensions expired days ago.  laughingliberal   Dec-10-10 03:41 PM   #34 
                             - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-10-10 03:42 PM   #35 
                                - So, you were wrong about when the UI extensions expired? nt  laughingliberal   Dec-10-10 03:46 PM   #36 
                                   - It's Even Worse If They're Already Expired  Beetwasher   Dec-10-10 03:48 PM   #37 
                                      - I see no reason why a simple change to the deal couldn't be made. Restore the Make Work Pay credit  laughingliberal   Dec-10-10 05:19 PM   #38 
                                         - Well I Suggest you push for that  Beetwasher   Dec-10-10 05:40 PM   #39 
                                            - No one here is talking about trading the UI extensions for anything. I've called both my  laughingliberal   Dec-10-10 05:55 PM   #40 
                                               - I Guarantee you at some point he will allow the bill to proceed  Beetwasher   Dec-10-10 06:01 PM   #41 
                                                  - All I'm asking is to get rid of the payroll tax holiday. Replace it with MWP or ditch it, altogether  laughingliberal   Dec-10-10 09:54 PM   #43 
                                                     - No Its A Boogey Man Not A Trick And HOW Will u Get UE Now?  Beetwasher   Dec-11-10 09:21 AM   #47 
                                                     - I'm gonna go with Bernie Sanders on this. You are free to disagree.  laughingliberal   Dec-11-10 11:16 AM   #48 
                                                     - Bernie Is Allowing The Bill To Proceed  Beetwasher   Dec-11-10 01:48 PM   #50 
                                                     - Here's what Sanders said yesterday:  laughingliberal   Dec-11-10 06:54 PM   #52 
                                                     - umm he's not fillibustering so he's allowing it thru  Beetwasher   Dec-11-10 07:20 PM   #55 
                                                     - Source, please? He has not said he will vote for cloture. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-11-10 07:25 PM   #56 
                                                     - Doesnt matter he's not fillibustering  Beetwasher   Dec-11-10 07:28 PM   #57 
                                                     - Voting against cloture is voting for a filibuster . It takes 41 to vote against cloture to sustain  laughingliberal   Dec-11-10 07:41 PM   #58 
                                                     - Nope, he ain't stopping it, if he wanted to he could  Beetwasher   Dec-11-10 07:52 PM   #59 
                                                     - That doesn't even make sense: "Nope, he ain't stopping it, if he wanted to he could"  laughingliberal   Dec-11-10 07:58 PM   #60 
                                                     - So IOW u Have No Idea HOW To Get Yr plan Passed, Got It  Beetwasher   Dec-11-10 08:04 PM   #61 
  - that is the least of the evils in this package....  rfranklin   Dec-10-10 09:57 AM   #2 
  - +1  HuckleB   Dec-10-10 10:43 AM   #7 
  - Wow, getting unrec'd?  Still a Democrat   Dec-10-10 10:01 AM   #6 
  - Are you admitting your post  pscot   Dec-10-10 11:09 AM   #8 
  - I think people are responding to your critcism of our criticism of the BAD TAX bill.  robinlynne   Dec-10-10 11:18 AM   #11 
     - That's a news story, not my opinion n/t  Still a Democrat   Dec-10-10 11:26 AM   #14 
        - When you say vitriol, you are expressing your opinion. Most of us and most Americans  robinlynne   Dec-10-10 11:31 AM   #16 
           - Never said that n/t  Still a Democrat   Dec-10-10 11:34 AM   #18 
              - oh sorry. It was another poster.  robinlynne   Dec-10-10 11:51 AM   #20 
                 - No problem - here's my thing  Still a Democrat   Dec-10-10 12:16 PM   #23 
                    - I see it differently. But that's what a democracy is all about.  robinlynne   Dec-10-10 06:28 PM   #42 
                    - LOL!  No Elephants   Dec-11-10 04:19 AM   #44 
  - Again, if the SS tax holiday is allowed to stand, it will end the Democratic  sirthomas66   Dec-10-10 11:23 AM   #13 
  - Framing the issue.  hay rick   Dec-10-10 11:27 AM   #15 
  - Yep. Pure insanity.  sirthomas66   Dec-10-10 11:31 AM   #17 
  - since most senators are of the rich class, they are just helping themselves  wordpix   Dec-11-10 01:52 PM   #51 
  - Public option deja vu. Only this time, Obama learned not to label this "a sliver."  No Elephants   Dec-11-10 04:22 AM   #45 
  - I hope Reuters is right...  Pistarkle   Dec-11-10 07:09 AM   #46 
  - Absolutely  mimi85   Dec-12-10 12:21 AM   #64 
  - Propaganda piece written by 2 inside the beltway stenographers...  ProudDad   Dec-11-10 11:41 AM   #49 
     - I agree. They are just whistling past the graveyard.  Hardrada   Dec-11-10 08:10 PM   #62 
 

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