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jefferson_dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-11 03:15 AM
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108. The "Blue Link Brigade"?
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  -In debt talks, Obama offers Social Security cuts Cali_Democrat  Jul-06-11 09:33 PM   #0 
  - Only Nixon could go to China..  Fumesucker   Jul-06-11 09:37 PM   #1 
  - Yep. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-06-11 11:26 PM   #68 
  - With SS cuts I offer you Obama.  Downwinder   Jul-06-11 09:37 PM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-06-11 09:38 PM   #3 
  - Don't know what to say..disappointed at best.  Stuart G   Jul-06-11 09:39 PM   #4 
  - NO. That is OUR money, not his.  aquart   Jul-06-11 09:39 PM   #5 
  - Money, hell -- LIFE  Downwinder   Jul-06-11 09:41 PM   #6 
  - Not acceptable. Period.  closeupready   Jul-06-11 09:41 PM   #7 
  - So let me get this straight  DJ13   Jul-06-11 09:46 PM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-06-11 09:54 PM   #16 
  - Well said....This is not representative of why I became a Democrat.  EndElectoral   Jul-06-11 09:56 PM   #19 
  - No, you didn't get that straight.  CakeGrrl   Jul-06-11 10:57 PM   #63 
     - Perhaps you could clarify? nt  Javaman   Jul-07-11 07:33 AM   #172 
     - And your reasoning is......?  DJ13   Jul-07-11 11:11 AM   #178 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-06-11 09:46 PM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-06-11 09:48 PM   #10 
  - +1  bahrbearian   Jul-06-11 09:51 PM   #13 
  - Is that an instruction for OTHER people to go get it started?  CakeGrrl   Jul-06-11 10:58 PM   #64 
  - I have just written to the White House? How about you?  Lifelong Protester   Jul-06-11 09:48 PM   #11 
  - Me neither. And much much worse.  neoralme   Jul-06-11 10:39 PM   #45 
  - The twitter townhall meeting...  roxiejules   Jul-06-11 10:49 PM   #57 
  - We're being sold out. We're not represented in Washington.  lob1   Jul-06-11 09:49 PM   #12 
  - +1 nt  woo me with science   Jul-07-11 03:39 AM   #169 
  - I sure wish we had a Democrat in the White House  BlueIdaho   Jul-06-11 09:52 PM   #14 
  - Drowning the Fed. Gov't,  blkmusclmachine   Jul-06-11 09:53 PM   #15 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-06-11 09:54 PM   #17 
  - Wait a minute ...  1StrongBlackMan   Jul-06-11 09:56 PM   #18 
  - True  Iliyah   Jul-06-11 10:10 PM   #25 
  - So why can't he simply say...  BlueIdaho   Jul-06-11 10:24 PM   #33 
  - Oh, puhleeze. This man is not remotely a Dem. He is acting  neoralme   Jul-06-11 10:31 PM   #36 
  - LOL  Iliyah   Jul-06-11 10:42 PM   #49 
     - You are as wrong as you can be. Your comparison of events and  neoralme   Jul-06-11 10:46 PM   #53 
        - NOPE  Iliyah   Jul-06-11 10:50 PM   #58 
           - Clinton is a DINO. Obama is a Republican.  neoralme   Jul-06-11 10:52 PM   #60 
              - +1  bitchkitty   Jul-07-11 01:48 AM   #88 
  - the center is now right of Reagan  rurallib   Jul-07-11 07:36 AM   #173 
  - efficiency and a reduction in provider over-payments?  AlbertCat   Jul-06-11 10:15 PM   #28 
  - It is a reworking of the COLA and will effect  eilen   Jul-06-11 10:41 PM   #46 
  - Here's the important paragraph  high density   Jul-06-11 10:42 PM   #47 
  - Nothing has changed. This is an excuse  CakeGrrl   Jul-06-11 10:44 PM   #50 
  - No, what's disgusting is  bitchkitty   Jul-07-11 01:52 AM   #89 
  - Swing and a miss.  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 02:15 AM   #90 
     - If I mistook you for an apologist, i'm sorry.  bitchkitty   Jul-07-11 03:00 AM   #91 
  - I agree. This is exactly like all the uproar over the rumor...  bvar22   Jul-07-11 12:39 PM   #179 
  - Provider-cuts. And who do you think will pay for those cuts?  JDPriestly   Jul-07-11 12:48 AM   #74 
  - Terrible, if true, but is it true?  DavidDvorkin   Jul-06-11 09:56 PM   #20 
  - True or not...  Frisbee   Jul-06-11 10:01 PM   #21 
  - From NYT  roxiejules   Jul-06-11 10:39 PM   #43 
  - The GOP has had an impressive game:  high density   Jul-06-11 10:51 PM   #59 
  - Obama is setting himself up for a big loss in 2012.  JDPriestly   Jul-07-11 12:55 AM   #75 
  - NO. Not the way people THINK it is.  CakeGrrl   Jul-06-11 10:45 PM   #52 
     - When did Obama mention this before?  roxiejules   Jul-06-11 11:52 PM   #72 
     - He mentioned opportunities for cost reduction the 2011 SOTU:  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 01:38 AM   #86 
     - Obama never mentioned changing the way that the cost of living  JDPriestly   Jul-07-11 12:58 AM   #76 
  - Primary him. He is so replacable with an actual Democrat.  Bluenorthwest   Jul-06-11 10:01 PM   #22 
  - He has gun pointed at his head by 84 repugs who won't budge  julian09   Jul-06-11 10:30 PM   #35 
  - Nonsense. He hasn't played his cards well at all.  JDPriestly   Jul-07-11 01:00 AM   #77 
  - Well, go get started!  CakeGrrl   Jul-06-11 10:39 PM   #44 
  - Nothing that you're willing to recognize, but that doens't make it "nothing"  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 01:27 AM   #84 
     - Negotiates so poorly he would starve to death in real business.  Bluenorthwest   Jul-07-11 08:42 AM   #177 
  - Folded like a cheap card table.  checks-n-balances   Jul-06-11 10:03 PM   #23 
  - These moments come along at most once a decade."  DJ13   Jul-06-11 10:25 PM   #34 
  - Say wha'????  AlbertCat   Jul-06-11 10:09 PM   #24 
  - once again, as I stated in the other story from the other day that didn't have any specifics about  Divine Discontent   Jul-06-11 10:11 PM   #26 
  - "in exchange for Republican support".......  Scottybeamer70   Jul-06-11 10:15 PM   #27 
  - you mean the rethuglican support we didn't get on healthcare? that support? lol  Divine Discontent   Jul-06-11 10:22 PM   #31 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-06-11 10:17 PM   #29 
  - If he does this, he will be regarded as the worst Democratic  neoralme   Jul-06-11 10:34 PM   #41 
  - Oh...it's the WAPO...like Salon, NYT, Firedoglake, TPM, Global Research & other sites...It Lies...  KoKo   Jul-06-11 10:19 PM   #30 
  - How much would you lose in benefits if President Obama makes a deal with GOP to cut SS?  roxiejules   Jul-06-11 10:23 PM   #32 
  - any cuts are an attack on life, so I don't agree with "keeping it off the table" later by  Divine Discontent   Jul-06-11 10:33 PM   #38 
  - What the heck is Kevin Drum talking about, a "Long, long time?"  high density   Jul-06-11 10:57 PM   #62 
  - Does that mean they want to cut 75-85+ old people who struggle...  Amonester   Jul-06-11 11:12 PM   #66 
     - Does that meant that the middle-class seniors -- who are not indigent  JDPriestly   Jul-07-11 01:14 AM   #79 
  - This is the sickest thing I have heard...  Oldenuff   Jul-06-11 10:32 PM   #37 
  - So I guess now there will be apologies from those  HankyDubs   Jul-06-11 10:34 PM   #39 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-06-11 10:34 PM   #40 
  - e. They are attacking everything that moves in the general discussion forums.  QC   Jul-06-11 11:25 PM   #67 
  - You don't mind if I wait for Obama to actually MAKE a proposal, do you?  brooklynite   Jul-06-11 10:36 PM   #42 
  - +100. n/t  Tx4obama   Jul-06-11 10:42 PM   #48 
  - "There seems to be a hunger..."  HankyDubs   Jul-06-11 10:47 PM   #54 
     - Did you throw up in your mouth after reading that too? nt  eilen   Jul-06-11 10:49 PM   #56 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-06-11 11:28 PM   #70 
  - We will hold our "I told you so's" until then  eilen   Jul-06-11 10:47 PM   #55 
  - as long as you don't mind us applying pressure before the die is cast  peace4ever   Jul-06-11 11:27 PM   #69 
  - How I wish I could say, " I'm surprised".  russspeakeasy   Jul-06-11 10:44 PM   #51 
  - He just offered to throw us all under the bus. He can no longer count on my vote.  kestrel91316   Jul-06-11 10:53 PM   #61 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-06-11 11:09 PM   #65 
  - Touch Social Security, End Your Public Career  roxiejules   Jul-06-11 11:43 PM   #71 
  - Well, well, well. There you go. Just as I predicted.  JDPriestly   Jul-07-11 12:44 AM   #73 
  - Wait...did something actually OCCUR to support your prediction? -nt  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 01:28 AM   #85 
     - Yes. Obama made a threatening, ugly speech in which  JDPriestly   Jul-08-11 04:02 AM   #181 
  - I will not vote for a Democrat that cuts Social Security or Medicare...  Ozymanithrax   Jul-07-11 01:07 AM   #78 
  - The words of the last decent Republican president come to mind here  21st Century FDR   Jul-07-11 01:16 AM   #80 
  - That big fat crow is getting ready to be served. We should know in relatively short time at this...  Safetykitten   Jul-07-11 01:18 AM   #81 
  - Don't bother. You won't have the chance. -nt  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 01:24 AM   #83 
  - 'said a Democratic official familiar with the administrations thinking'  BklnDem75   Jul-07-11 01:19 AM   #82 
  - thank for the anonymous drivel, it's been so accurate in the past.  Ice Number Nine   Jul-07-11 01:42 AM   #87 
  - In debt talks, Obama offers Social Security cuts  Cali_Democrat   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #92 
  - If true...  Mojambo   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #93 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #164 
  - Goddamn it, he's not listening to the people.  CaliforniaPeggy   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #94 
  - Why do you assume a Republican-biased business sec. is right about something...  Honeycombe8   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #142 
  - Why kid yourself?  hulka38   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #151 
  - Did you read the article?! Does no one read anything past the headline anymore? n/t  vaberella   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #152 
  - Do you want the cap on annual SS contribution amounts increased?  boppers   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #160 
  - You're right. NO DEM has the right to dismantle the new deal. n/t  Mimosa   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #162 
  - You're not listening to Obama. Apparently anonymous is a good enough source.  Ice Number Nine   Jul-07-11 03:30 AM   #168 
  - If he does this HE will forever be known as the DEMOCRAT that damaged the New Deal  DJ13   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #95 
  - Sounds pretty vague and unspecific and chock full of anonymous sources  bluestateguy   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #96 
  - Yea, at worst it sounds like a trial balloon.  Hippo_Tron   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #116 
  - "there seems to be some hunger to do something of some significance"  dflprincess   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #97 
  - "I had a Dream" just died today  FreakinDJ   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #98 
  - Really? What happened today?  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #128 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #99 
  - The "Blue Link Brigade"?  jefferson_dem   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #108 
  - Eliminate the middleman.  rug   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #111 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #135 
  - ***EVERYONE BE SURE TO SIGN BERNIES LETTER****  Cali_Democrat   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #100 
  - Signed  opiate69   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #104 
  - yes nt  flamingdem   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #106 
  - I will never vote republican - it will never be in my best interest.  TheDebbieDee   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #101 
  - I won't vote for Republicans either  dflprincess   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #132 
  - Am I still in America?  high density   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #102 
  - Ruh Roh...  jefferson_dem   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #103 
  - I think they needed to get the nit and grit out fast to avoid assumption jumping parties nt  flamingdem   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #105 
  - I'm sure it's just The Prez playing 59238-dimension chess with the GOP  high density   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #117 
  - Exactly.  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #123 
  - Reagan led the most recent SS modifications  bhikkhu   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #107 
  - Adding a few years on to retirement may be  zalinda   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #165 
  - The Capitulator and Chief  MichDem10   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #109 
  - The headlines say Social Security "Cuts", but the article doesn't.....  FrenchieCat   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #110 
  - Who cares!11!!!!11  jefferson_dem   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #112 
  - It only shows that people seek the worse of any scenario........  FrenchieCat   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #119 
     - "Tackling the rising cost of social security"  high density   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #131 
  - +1 n/t  OhioBlue   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #115 
  - But Frenchie, the OP didn't emphasize THAT part!  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #127 
     - When all you've got is "said a Democratic official familiar with the administrations thinking"  FrenchieCat   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #148 
  - Well that would be the final straw  woolldog   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #113 
  - Another "final straw" for you?  jefferson_dem   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #118 
     - That's a whole lot of straws for just one person.....  FrenchieCat   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #120 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #122 
     - ...  jefferson_dem   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #124 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #125 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #129 
     - Says a person foaming at the mouth over an unsourced DC rumor.....  Joe the Revelator   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #130 
     - What has he DONE, again?  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #133 
     - Nothing....yet  woolldog   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #139 
     - Personality over policy. At least they are consistent.  tekisui   Jul-07-11 08:32 AM   #176 
     - Bully tactics, personal attacks  Bluenorthwest   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #145 
        - But calling the President "Captain Capitulation" and  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #147 
        - That is called political speech. It is the reason DU exists.  Bluenorthwest   Jul-07-11 08:30 AM   #175 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #149 
     - Not my final straw....  woolldog   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #121 
        - Don't project your ill will onto others.  jefferson_dem   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #134 
        - It's not a big leap to note that caving on SS  woolldog   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #137 
        - The "base" - the TRUE base - will not stay home in November. -nt  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #136 
           - well the "true" base  woolldog   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #141 
           - No it's not.  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #143 
           - The "TRUE" base is smaller than Nader's  Hawkowl   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #167 
  - For the life of me I have no idea what the man is thinking lately.  EndElectoral   Jul-07-11 03:15 AM   #114 
  - Breaking News......NEITHER DOES THE WAPO!  FrenchieCat   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #126 
  - Touche`. n/t  Tx4obama   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #157 
  - You didn't read past the article or the stuff in bold, did you?  vaberella   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #154 
  - DON'T BELIEVE WAPO BUSINESS SECTION RE DEMOCRATS. It's biased.  Honeycombe8   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #138 
  - Thank you. They love to stir up crap, and it works very well here. -nt  CakeGrrl   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #140 
  - But there are so many Dems helping them stir up crap if the post means anything. n/t  vaberella   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #153 
  - Is the President unable to communicate?  Bluenorthwest   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #146 
  - Well... something needs to happen.  OhioBlue   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #144 
  - "Obama plans to argue..." You forgot to highlight this part.  vaberella   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #150 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #155 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #156 
     - My wounds? From what? n/t  vaberella   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #163 
  - UNrec. n/t  Tx4obama   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #158 
  - Let's look at the "liberal" press checklist  thelordofhell   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #159 
  - Some swore he wouldn't  Mimosa   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #161 
  - Huge Unrec  BklnDem75   Jul-07-11 03:16 AM   #166 
  - Despicable and disgusting,  woo me with science   Jul-07-11 03:39 AM   #170 
  - Misleading headline. I dont see any specifics in the article about cuts.  DCBob   Jul-07-11 06:14 AM   #171 
  - You just dont get it do you...you touch SS, you are finished  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-07-11 07:54 AM   #174 
  - I don't think any Democratic President  Thrill   Jul-07-11 02:25 PM   #180 
 

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