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MannyGoldstein Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-29-10 11:41 PM
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6. Polls also showed that Americans wanted a public option
How did that turn out?
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  -Can somebody convince me Dems won't cave on Bush Tax Cuts? European Socialist  Jul-29-10 11:36 PM   #0 
  - They absolutely won't cave on this  MannyGoldstein   Jul-29-10 11:37 PM   #1 
  - They're probably planning to keep their powder dry. Or something.  Orrex   Jul-29-10 11:38 PM   #2 
     - Yeah...in twenty years, they'll have the powder appraised on THE ANTIQUES ROADSHOW  Ken Burch   Jul-29-10 11:48 PM   #9 
        - Do you three do anything on DU anymore except flamebait?  TheWraith   Jul-30-10 01:14 AM   #27 
           - It was a JOKE...chill.  Ken Burch   Jul-30-10 01:32 AM   #30 
  - The Dems will do as always and do what the Republican leadership tells them to do. nt  Speck Tater   Jul-29-10 11:39 PM   #3 
  - Because the polls show that the Bush Tax cuts for wealthy aren't popular  scheming daemons   Jul-29-10 11:39 PM   #4 
  - Polls also showed that Americans wanted a public option  MannyGoldstein   Jul-29-10 11:41 PM   #6 
  - I'm still smarting about that one. Why we make health care so damn complicated and  RKP5637   Jul-29-10 11:50 PM   #11 
     - Hope you've contacted your representative and Senator to support Lynn Woolsey's bill  Warren DeMontague   Jul-29-10 11:54 PM   #12 
        - Yes, I did. Thanks n/t  RKP5637   Jul-30-10 02:54 PM   #32 
  - Yeah, this is what I think too. Anyway, IMO, if trickle down voodoo economics  RKP5637   Jul-29-10 11:45 PM   #7 
  - No,  Oregone   Jul-29-10 11:39 PM   #5 
  - When they do, the usual bloc of cyber-jerks will be here defending them  Ken Burch   Jul-29-10 11:47 PM   #8 
  - When they don't, the poutragers will refuse to acknowledge them for it  scheming daemons   Jul-29-10 11:57 PM   #16 
     - Moot point, since most of you will.  Ken Burch   Jul-30-10 12:08 AM   #21 
        - The tax cuts for the wealthy will expire. It's good policy and good politics.  scheming daemons   Jul-30-10 12:48 AM   #23 
  - Define "cave".  Warren DeMontague   Jul-29-10 11:50 PM   #10 
  - Cave= I will not sign any bill that does not include a Public Option.  European Socialist   Jul-29-10 11:59 PM   #17 
     - No, I mean cave in the context of the topic.  Warren DeMontague   Jul-30-10 12:08 AM   #20 
  - Don't look at me.  asdjrocky   Jul-29-10 11:55 PM   #13 
  - No.  Bluebear   Jul-29-10 11:56 PM   #14 
  - Because theyve promised to pay for everything with these Tax Cuts?  MadBadger   Jul-29-10 11:57 PM   #15 
  - What Oregone and Bluebear said.  LooseWilly   Jul-30-10 12:01 AM   #18 
  - Tonight on MSNBC, Lawrence O'Donnell said extending  Samantha   Jul-30-10 12:04 AM   #19 
  - Very logical--Except to the ruling class that calls the shots.  European Socialist   Jul-30-10 12:14 AM   #22 
  - All they have to do is absolutely nothing.  rucky   Jul-30-10 12:50 AM   #24 
  - They'll end up saying "we don't have the votes in the Senate to do nothing".  Ken Burch   Jul-30-10 12:53 AM   #26 
  - Ask not for whom the bells toll. They toll for you and me. n/t  Catherina   Jul-30-10 12:51 AM   #25 
  - Nope.  NanceGreggs   Jul-30-10 01:28 AM   #28 
  - The real question is: when will they raise taxes further?  LAGC   Jul-30-10 01:29 AM   #29 
  - I hope they don't.  proteus_lives   Jul-30-10 02:04 AM   #31 
 

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