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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-11-10 12:17 AM
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5. Starting gate has been moved up using goalpost.
Obama wanted this done pre election, it wasn't.

The house finally passed a measure in the lame Duck session
knowing the votes weren't there in the senate.

The senate, as predicted, failed to pass two measures on same.

Obama came in with a compromise that is quite decent, considering
that it didn't even look like he liked it much.

So it only appears as the "starting gate" to those who dont want to
understand politics very well at this time, conveniently.
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  -This is getting so predictable Armstead  Dec-10-10 11:57 PM   #0 
  - DU is what's predictable.....  FrenchieCat   Dec-11-10 12:01 AM   #1 
  - Nor is the answer giving up at the starting gate  Armstead   Dec-11-10 12:03 AM   #2 
     - Starting gate has been moved up using goalpost.  FrenchieCat   Dec-11-10 12:17 AM   #5 
        - Despite your condescending tone, I half agree with you  Armstead   Dec-11-10 12:22 AM   #6 
           - Its not the same pattern......  FrenchieCat   Dec-11-10 12:30 AM   #7 
              - Mere mortals have to stand to account for their actions  PurityOfEssence   Dec-11-10 01:13 AM   #8 
              - Not all of us are blaming just one man.  progressoid   Dec-11-10 01:31 AM   #9 
  - And, Sir, Against a Back-Drop Of People Being Systematically Stripped Of Livelihoods And Prospects  The Magistrate   Dec-11-10 12:08 AM   #3 
  - I am too disgusted to care any more. Bernie is a hero. The rest, not so much.  saracat   Dec-11-10 12:08 AM   #4 
  - LOL!  FrenchieCat   Dec-11-10 01:38 AM   #10 
     - Why do you think giving the opposition what they want and taking anything as a boon  TheKentuckian   Dec-11-10 01:48 AM   #11 
  - They are playing us for fools.  Faryn Balyncd   Dec-11-10 01:54 AM   #12 
  - I think some don't need to be played with......  FrenchieCat   Dec-11-10 01:57 AM   #13 
     - It's "they're" and you are correct but the fools aren't who you think they are.  saracat   Dec-11-10 03:57 AM   #14 
  - Stop with the "caving" nonsense.  jefferson_dem   Dec-11-10 06:22 AM   #15 
  - I just have one question...  Armstead   Dec-11-10 07:26 PM   #24 
     - When Republicans are in the minority they still get what they want.  hulka38   Dec-11-10 10:49 PM   #29 
  - Dont Cry For Me Argentina!  Pistarkle   Dec-11-10 06:46 AM   #16 
  - Pistarkle...welcome to DU...but you are wrong about what Dems did on HC Bill  KoKo   Dec-11-10 10:38 AM   #19 
  - Thanks for the update AND the fight...  Pistarkle   Dec-11-10 12:14 PM   #23 
  - Read this post from August 24th...  kentuck   Dec-11-10 10:32 AM   #17 
  - Looks like your prediction will come true...But at least some have shown spine  Armstead   Dec-11-10 07:30 PM   #25 
  - But centrist Dems - including the prez - don't really screw it up...  polichick   Dec-11-10 10:36 AM   #18 
  - can you count to 60? Cause that is what you need. 60 6. 0. sixty  ncteechur   Dec-11-10 11:40 AM   #20 
  - What's getting so predictable is threads like this getting so many recs, even though they  jenmito   Dec-11-10 11:46 AM   #21 
  - There's enough blame to go around.....as I said this is a perennial pattern  Armstead   Dec-11-10 07:32 PM   #26 
  - +1 n/t  OhioBlue   Dec-11-10 11:40 PM   #32 
  - I Was Thinking The Same Thing (nt)  Dinger   Dec-11-10 11:53 AM   #22 
  - we haven't got 60 votes is an excuse  Rosa Luxemburg   Dec-11-10 07:33 PM   #27 
  - It is another form of hostage-taking. The Dems say, "If you don't go along  tblue37   Dec-11-10 08:26 PM   #28 
  - I think it's because Dems are scared of being called "liberal."  budkin   Dec-11-10 10:56 PM   #30 
  - knr nt  slipslidingaway   Dec-11-10 11:18 PM   #31 
 

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