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bemildred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-14-11 10:55 AM
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1. As usual, they want something for nothing.
"Give me what I want and we'll talk."

Exactly what we are told is silly when trying to get a law through Congress, as in "nobody demands everything they want to start with".
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  -Bill Richardson's trip to Havana did not end well flamingdem  Sep-14-11 10:49 AM   #0 
  - As usual, they want something for nothing.  bemildred   Sep-14-11 10:55 AM   #1 
     - US doesn't have to give them anything. Gross is in prison  Bacchus39   Sep-14-11 10:57 AM   #2 
     - Not true, it was special equipment that cannot be detected nt  flamingdem   Sep-14-11 11:07 AM   #3 
     - you mean the Cubans couldn't spy on that equipment then correct?  Bacchus39   Sep-14-11 12:02 PM   #6 
     - Neither party can compel the other, that is my point.  bemildred   Sep-14-11 11:12 AM   #5 
        - Richardson came empty handed and got nothing  flamingdem   Sep-14-11 03:12 PM   #9 
     - The US wants something for nothing, they won't negotiate over the five  flamingdem   Sep-14-11 11:08 AM   #4 
        - won't ever happen, nor should it. but just imagine the political consequences  Bacchus39   Sep-14-11 12:04 PM   #7 
           - Of course it should happen. They are clearly political prisoners.  EFerrari   Sep-14-11 02:33 PM   #8 
              - the Cubans were government agency spies, no question about it  Bacchus39   Sep-14-11 03:18 PM   #10 
                 - Of course they were spying. They collected information on American terrorists  EFerrari   Sep-14-11 04:27 PM   #11 
                    - yes, your support for Castro and Chavez  Bacchus39   Sep-14-11 04:55 PM   #12 
                       - By your same logic, Obama has no business sending our agents  EFerrari   Sep-14-11 05:42 PM   #13 
                       - yes, the special forces that killed Bin Laden were at great risk  Bacchus39   Sep-14-11 07:16 PM   #15 
                       - 2 good points nt  flamingdem   Sep-14-11 09:56 PM   #17 
                       - Not only that..  naaman fletcher   Sep-14-11 06:16 PM   #14 
                          - I'd love to see that quote from her  Bacchus39   Sep-14-11 07:29 PM   #16 

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