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leveymg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-09-11 04:41 PM
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5. Nobody ever pays attention to the President's weekly radio and carfax. It's all in there:
Edited on Sat Jul-09-11 04:43 PM by leveymg
This is the part that really frightens me: "we agree on some of the big things": /

" We agree that that, both sides are going to have to step outside their comfort zones and make some political sacrifices . . . That means taking on spending in our domestic programs and our defense programs. It means addressing the challenges in programs like Medicare.

". . . And we agree that we simply cannot afford to default on our national obligations for the first time in our history"

That means that Obama has basically accepted the GOP framework for "bridging the gap": cuts in Medicare in exchange for a deal on raising the national debt.

He's basically agreed to the terms of the nation being taken hostage by the Right-wing. All that remains is working out the precise numbers for cuts.
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  -"The Revelation May Have Come From A Republican Source At The White House" KittyWampus  Jul-09-11 04:11 PM   #0 
  - Right, and this is our "News Media". nt  bemildred   Jul-09-11 04:14 PM   #1 
  - And see, here I thought doing something like putting Social Security up for cuts was divisive.  Poll_Blind   Jul-09-11 04:26 PM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-09-11 06:14 PM   #12 
  - Launch the shiny objects! Chaff dispersed, Captain. Your next orders?  leveymg   Jul-09-11 04:34 PM   #3 
  - What was clever is how they kept the President from saying what he really thinks for several days.  sudopod   Jul-09-11 04:35 PM   #4 
  - Nobody ever pays attention to the President's weekly radio and carfax. It's all in there:  leveymg   Jul-09-11 04:41 PM   #5 
  - I listened to it too. I thought it was a frightening example of "reframing the narrative" so....  Poll_Blind   Jul-09-11 04:46 PM   #7 
  - President Obama in Weekly Remarks: "...addressing the challenges in programs like medicare"  leveymg   Jul-09-11 04:52 PM   #9 
  - It's been out there in other outlets, too, reporting on the Biden Talks. (posted below)  chill_wind   Jul-09-11 06:33 PM   #14 
  - Is there any limit to their magickal powers? n/t  QC   Jul-09-11 04:47 PM   #8 
  - a Murdock plant? Kock plant? DeVoss plant?  WhiteTara   Jul-09-11 04:43 PM   #6 
  - You think the General Counsel to the Treasury Department is a "plant"?  frazzled   Jul-09-11 05:02 PM   #10 
  - K&R  csziggy   Jul-09-11 05:08 PM   #11 
  - delete- wrong thread  chill_wind   Jul-09-11 06:29 PM   #13 
  - There goes the "no difference between Bush and Obama" argument.  Warren DeMontague   Jul-09-11 06:36 PM   #15 

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