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regnaD kciN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-29-08 02:02 AM
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16. By your same standard, FDR was truly screwed...
...taking over in the middle of a massive depression, his hands tied by the collapsed economy, there was simply no way he could ever expect to accomplish much of anything.


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  -Obama is being handed the punchbowl Warren Stupidity  Sep-29-08 01:31 AM   #0 
  - BINGO! The people must TELL their representatives they will lose their seats if they vote for  ShortnFiery   Sep-29-08 01:34 AM   #1 
  - I think you are underestimating the intelligence of Barack Obama....  FrenchieCat   Sep-29-08 01:35 AM   #2 
  - I'm with you, my dear FrenchieCat...  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-29-08 01:39 AM   #3 
  - That's right! Tell it like it is, Frenchiecat.  tcdq   Sep-29-08 01:44 AM   #7 
  - Oh just completely misread what I wrote.  Warren Stupidity   Sep-29-08 01:44 AM   #6 
  - Unfortunately, some very thoughtful democrats believe "chicken little" BushCo.  ShortnFiery   Sep-29-08 01:54 AM   #14 
  - I agree with you.  liberalmuse   Sep-29-08 01:46 AM   #8 
  - He won't get the chance - 250 billion will be pissed away immediately to the BushBotBorg.  ShortnFiery   Sep-29-08 02:03 AM   #17 
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  - Go Frenchie, Gobama!  junofeb   Sep-29-08 02:08 AM   #20 
  - Amen! nt  Mad_Dem_X   Sep-29-08 07:39 AM   #28 
  - My sentiments exactly. eom  smiley_glad_hands   Sep-29-08 08:11 AM   #35 
  - Frenchie said it much better than I could upthread  JeffR   Sep-29-08 01:41 AM   #4 
  - obama is being handed the punchbowl  Tinky   Sep-29-08 01:44 AM   #5 
  - There's a couple of things you might consider doing...  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-29-08 01:49 AM   #10 
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  - The OP is right  GrizzlyMan   Sep-29-08 01:51 AM   #13 
  - Are you out of your mind? Withdraw?? Oy. nt  babylonsister   Sep-29-08 07:37 AM   #27 
  - Wrong. Of course Obama should not resign.  Warren Stupidity   Sep-29-08 07:49 AM   #31 
  - When Barney Frank and Chris Dodd came out of the doors..  glowing   Sep-29-08 02:01 AM   #15 
  - By your same standard, FDR was truly screwed...  regnaD kciN   Sep-29-08 02:02 AM   #16 
  - We are giving the initial installment to the theives who have raped us the past eight years.  ShortnFiery   Sep-29-08 02:05 AM   #19 
  - good point  Warren Stupidity   Sep-29-08 07:19 AM   #24 
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  - The $700,000,000,000 gift has just decimated the next ten years of social programs.  rug   Sep-29-08 07:35 AM   #26 
  - And as far as I can tell there's not a damn thing in this bill  Raineyb   Sep-29-08 07:45 AM   #30 
  - Another person with actual reading comprehension skills  Warren Stupidity   Sep-29-08 07:51 AM   #32 
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  - Constantly invoke it?  Warren Stupidity   Sep-29-08 07:57 AM   #33 
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  - An Undesirable Necessity  olegramps   Sep-29-08 08:38 AM   #36 
  - Please do not disturb the tranquility of the echo chamber.  QC   Sep-29-08 08:40 AM   #37 
  - Is DU going to now start pessimism over the Presidency when the Election is still 5 weeks off?  weezie1317   Sep-29-08 08:41 AM   #38 

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