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JoePhilly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-15-11 03:48 PM
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38. Yup ... apparently, Obama is a dictator who could have passed only middle class cuts.
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  -Tell me, Mr. President, about how you're going to end the Bush tax cuts Enrique  Feb-15-11 10:03 AM   #0 
  - Be clear. The Bush tax cuts is for the rich and the poor.  vaberella   Feb-15-11 10:14 AM   #1 
  - he could have vetoed any tax cut extension  Enrique   Feb-15-11 10:16 AM   #2 
  - How can he veto tax cut extensions for the rich while keeping them for everyone else? n/t  jenmito   Feb-15-11 10:40 AM   #4 
     - Ding ding ding!!  JoePhilly   Feb-15-11 02:20 PM   #27 
        - Thank you...  jenmito   Feb-15-11 02:43 PM   #29 
           - Yup ... apparently, Obama is a dictator who could have passed only middle class cuts.  JoePhilly   Feb-15-11 03:48 PM   #38 
              - It's pretty pathetic that some at DU don't know how govt. works. n/t  jenmito   Feb-15-11 03:51 PM   #39 
                 - Apparently the way it works is all credit for anything good goes to the President.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-15-11 03:59 PM   #40 
                    - Since the poster I asked didn't answer my question, why don't YOU?:  jenmito   Feb-15-11 07:52 PM   #44 
  - Except when something good comes out of Congress  Hello_Kitty   Feb-15-11 11:51 AM   #12 
     - Except the opposite actually happens  BklnDem75   Feb-15-11 11:57 AM   #14 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-15-11 11:58 AM   #15 
     - Selectively reading, I see? I K&R every thread I see that lauds an accomplishment...  ClassWarrior   Feb-15-11 02:22 PM   #28 
     - What? Everyone knows that DADT reform was pushed by Obama within Congress.  vaberella   Feb-15-11 03:09 PM   #34 
        - Yep, DADT repeal was totes Pres. Obama's accomplishment. Failure of the DREAM Act?  Hello_Kitty   Feb-15-11 03:28 PM   #36 
  - Here's how it could play out  ProSense   Feb-15-11 10:18 AM   #3 
  - That's what this is all about...  JuniperLea   Feb-15-11 11:01 AM   #9 
  - Uh, my Rep is Ben Quayle  Hello_Kitty   Feb-15-11 12:02 PM   #16 
     - You mean the election  ProSense   Feb-15-11 02:53 PM   #30 
        - No, I don't think any progressives voted GOP either.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-15-11 03:25 PM   #35 
           - +1,000  Exilednight   Feb-16-11 06:12 AM   #46 
  - They will also expire for everyone else.  former9thward   Feb-15-11 11:24 AM   #11 
     - Isn't that what most people against the tax cuts were advocating?  ProSense   Feb-15-11 02:56 PM   #32 
        - He can do that but I don't think he will.  former9thward   Feb-15-11 03:05 PM   #33 
  - Talk is cheap, campaign rhetoric...worthless. nt  NorthCarolina   Feb-15-11 10:45 AM   #5 
  - WOW - Did this thread get UnRecommended  FreakinDJ   Feb-15-11 10:51 AM   #6 
  - I hadn't unrec'ed it until I read your post...  jenmito   Feb-15-11 10:59 AM   #7 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-15-11 11:05 AM   #10 
  - Do you really care  bigwillq   Feb-15-11 08:01 PM   #45 
  - I tend to call them campaign goals than promises...  BklnDem75   Feb-15-11 10:59 AM   #8 
  - Yeah, he battled for the public option really hard  Hello_Kitty   Feb-15-11 11:54 AM   #13 
  - Actually he did  BklnDem75   Feb-15-11 12:51 PM   #17 
     - "Results" are kind of what count, right?  displacedvermoter   Feb-15-11 01:02 PM   #19 
        - Oh no. Speeches are what counts. Pretty, eloquent speeches.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-15-11 01:24 PM   #20 
        - Apparently not...  BklnDem75   Feb-15-11 01:26 PM   #22 
           - You have to actually accomplish something before someone discounts it.  Exilednight   Feb-16-11 06:14 AM   #47 
              - lolworthy, but ok  BklnDem75   Feb-16-11 08:40 AM   #48 
  - you may not remember December  hfojvt   Feb-15-11 12:59 PM   #18 
     - And now we have the February Capitulation.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-15-11 01:26 PM   #21 
     - except that tough choices were made in November too  hfojvt   Feb-15-11 01:30 PM   #23 
        - Right. And we weren't even worried about "the deficit" then.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-15-11 01:34 PM   #24 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-15-11 01:39 PM   #25 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-15-11 03:42 PM   #37 
        - oooh, another pungent comment  hfojvt   Feb-15-11 04:40 PM   #42 
  - "Get re-elected, and then let them expire because I'm not able to run in 2016"  JoePhilly   Feb-15-11 02:14 PM   #26 
     - Right. Because not raising taxes on the middle class worked so well in November.  Dawgs   Feb-15-11 02:55 PM   #31 
     - To answer your question ... clearly, longer than you have.  JoePhilly   Feb-15-11 04:33 PM   #41 
     - the GOP never had any leverage  hfojvt   Feb-15-11 04:44 PM   #43 

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