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155. Couldn't we imagine W with Prez and Senate, bowing to Pelosi demands this way ... ???!!!
Edited on Sat Jul-23-11 03:32 PM by defendandprotect
We've had months now of this debt fakery on both sides --

WHERE ARE THE DISCUSSION RE UNEMPLOYMENT IN AMERICA?

Where are Dems taking back power from the FED to decide on the economic fate

of Americans?

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  -What a fucking debacle this has been. And, no, we don't have a victory. woo me with science  Jul-22-11 08:39 PM   #0 
  - And now the wingers are already attacking him for proposing SS/Medicare/aid cuts.. n/t  Fumesucker   Jul-22-11 08:41 PM   #1 
  - Who gives a fuck. They are disingenuous FUCKHEADS who want to turn Medicare into a voucher program  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 08:49 PM   #10 
  - Why give them ammunition?  Fumesucker   Jul-22-11 08:52 PM   #18 
  - Doesn't matter. The FuckHeads always find something to lie about  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 08:58 PM   #24 
     - Oh, it matters.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:07 PM   #32 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-22-11 09:47 PM   #94 
     - fuck heads may always lie  booley   Jul-23-11 04:46 PM   #187 
  - Here's who gives a fuck: possibly enough of the population to swing an election.  Capitalocracy   Jul-22-11 09:28 PM   #62 
  - So they will vote for the side with the Ryan Plan?  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 09:50 PM   #96 
     - Yep, that's exactly what they'll do, a lot of them. The gullible ones.  Capitalocracy   Jul-22-11 10:33 PM   #111 
        - I met a woman today who thought that Obama was the first  JDPriestly   Jul-23-11 03:46 PM   #165 
  - I give a fuck because it fills voter's heads with false information. nt  ZombieHorde   Jul-23-11 01:09 PM   #131 
  - Exactly ... Obama is giving support to RW trickle down economics ... !!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:19 PM   #147 
  - DEBT debate is intended to hide the discussion of UNEMPLOYMENT IN AMERICA ...!!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:21 PM   #148 
  - Ohh..... too sadly funny -- !!!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:16 PM   #145 
  - They have the chess skills  JVS   Jul-23-11 03:34 PM   #158 
  - Obama should have been a smarter negotiator.  JDPriestly   Jul-23-11 03:36 PM   #160 
     - He is no Swifty Lazar, that's for sure....  Bluenorthwest   Jul-23-11 04:48 PM   #188 
     - He messed up nothing.  Jackpine Radical   Jul-23-11 07:01 PM   #202 
  - There are no victories in Republican style budget cuts in a down economy  mmonk   Jul-22-11 08:43 PM   #2 
  - That's the crux of the matter. Three hundred economists warned against this crap.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:09 PM   #34 
     - Agree re the "much larger agenda being carried out here" .... Obama has to go -- !!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:25 PM   #153 
     - That's the big picture.  hulka38   Jul-23-11 04:14 PM   #183 
  - False alarm guys! The sky is STILL falling!  Joe the Revelator   Jul-22-11 08:43 PM   #3 
  - Are you even capable of looking at anything from a perspective of  The Big Vetolski   Jul-22-11 08:51 PM   #13 
     - Rephrase your question.  Joe the Revelator   Jul-22-11 08:52 PM   #15 
     - OK. Do you see anything going on politically outside the context  The Big Vetolski   Jul-22-11 09:31 PM   #70 
        - No that works, i get what you're saying, and the answer is yes, of course I do...I also still trust  Joe the Revelator   Jul-22-11 10:03 PM   #98 
           - Well, that's fair. The difference between you and I is that I have  The Big Vetolski   Jul-23-11 11:33 AM   #126 
     - The lack of empathy is stunning.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:10 PM   #35 
        - Isn't it? Thank you for the dose of sanity. nt  The Big Vetolski   Jul-22-11 09:29 PM   #64 
        - This cliche is so played out....everything is not falling apart...  Joe the Revelator   Jul-22-11 10:04 PM   #100 
        - Why are you surprised?  liberation   Jul-23-11 01:45 PM   #134 
        - thank you for your contributions  stockholmer   Jul-23-11 02:41 PM   #139 
  - Since he doen't have the votes to pass anything what you want is a dictator  lunatica   Jul-22-11 08:45 PM   #4 
  - +1. So much easier that way. The GOP would love it, too.  freshwest   Jul-22-11 08:47 PM   #5 
  - No. What we want is for the most powerful man in the world to make a case for the powerless.  Luminous Animal   Jul-22-11 08:48 PM   #9 
  - He made it today at the press conference  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 09:00 PM   #26 
  - That is boilerplate political speak.  Marr   Jul-22-11 10:41 PM   #113 
  - What you want is a dictator who you think will love the people  lunatica   Jul-22-11 09:28 PM   #63 
  - Most powerful man in the world  treestar   Jul-23-11 03:21 PM   #149 
  - Why would we need a dictator?  fivepennies   Jul-22-11 08:49 PM   #12 
  - wow.  lunatica   Jul-22-11 09:30 PM   #67 
  - Simplicity.  fivepennies   Jul-22-11 09:46 PM   #93 
  - Just as a little sideline. Remember how the Hunt brothers  JDPriestly   Jul-23-11 03:53 PM   #170 
     - Yes, I remember the Hunt brothers  fivepennies   Jul-23-11 05:31 PM   #196 
  - How utterly pathetic when your strongest argument is for impotence,  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 08:52 PM   #17 
  - Here  ProSense   Jul-22-11 08:56 PM   #21 
  - He offered SS and Medicare, against the wishes of a majority of Americans,  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:04 PM   #30 
     - Oh bullfuckingshit  ProSense   Jul-22-11 09:18 PM   #44 
        - Of course they have the advantage, he's been validating their premise  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 09:24 PM   #55 
        - Oh noes!  ProSense   Jul-22-11 09:25 PM   #58 
        - His premise, too now. Congratulations. n /t  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 09:27 PM   #61 
           - We're doomed. Congrats! n/t  ProSense   Jul-22-11 09:31 PM   #72 
        - Couldn't we imagine W with Prez and Senate, bowing to Pelosi demands this way ... ???!!!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:30 PM   #155 
        - "...the constant idiotic spin to claim Republicans have an advantage."  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:25 PM   #57 
           - "And you claim Republicans don't have an ADVANTAGE?????"  ProSense   Jul-22-11 09:35 PM   #82 
           - Strangely enough, that's the narrative you *and* Boehner have been pushing.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:58 PM   #97 
           - Somehow  ProSense   Jul-22-11 10:11 PM   #103 
              - You know, Prosense,  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 11:11 PM   #119 
              - The Make It in America effort needs much more press.  JDPriestly   Jul-23-11 04:04 PM   #178 
           - Please see my post above.  JDPriestly   Jul-23-11 03:59 PM   #174 
           - Social Security is NOT AN ENTITLEMENT program  Hawkowl   Jul-23-11 04:58 PM   #190 
           - Unfortunately, the ADVANTAGE they have is Obama who is working  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:36 PM   #159 
           - the mortgage tax deduction is also on the table according to  swilton   Jul-23-11 05:13 PM   #193 
  - Well, once those people VOTE FOR CONGRESSPEOPLE who will do what they want...  Recursion   Jul-23-11 02:45 PM   #141 
  - wha?? ffs  inna   Jul-22-11 10:47 PM   #114 
  - It was a  ProSense   Jul-22-11 08:47 PM   #6 
  - Obama took the fight to the Republican playing field. It leaves him in a position of  KittyWampus   Jul-22-11 08:47 PM   #7 
  - Offering your enemy everything they want in their own terms  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 08:53 PM   #19 
  - I'm sorry, but if they got "everything they want on their own terms"  chalky   Jul-22-11 09:11 PM   #36 
  - Because they don't want a deal, apparently. And lucky for us. n /t  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 09:17 PM   #43 
     - I agree, I'm glad they walked away from this shitty deal.  Middle finga   Jul-23-11 03:26 PM   #154 
     - They backed away in an effort to get maybe just a little tinsy bit more  Supersedeas   Jul-23-11 11:32 PM   #207 
  - Surrender offer "victory" explained.  hay rick   Jul-22-11 09:21 PM   #50 
     - Thank you. n /t  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 09:22 PM   #54 
     - Good summary. nt  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:32 PM   #75 
     - Exactly. Obama didn't offer them absolutely EVERYTHING, so the deal  Nay   Jul-23-11 01:51 PM   #135 
     - Agree --- and where are all of our elected Democrats and Party standing against Obama's deals ...???  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:41 PM   #162 
  - Oh please.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:12 PM   #37 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-22-11 08:47 PM   #8 
  - "we are in a shitty position for his having done this"  ProSense   Jul-22-11 08:49 PM   #11 
  - Oh my.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:15 PM   #40 
  - Oh  ProSense   Jul-22-11 09:21 PM   #47 
     - LOL.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:34 PM   #79 
  - As my Auntie Robin says "Oh bless you, darlin'."  Chan790   Jul-22-11 10:58 PM   #115 
  - You're exactly right  customerserviceguy   Jul-23-11 02:43 PM   #140 
  - +1 --  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:42 PM   #163 
  - I'd appreciate it  Hawkowl   Jul-23-11 05:00 PM   #191 
  - More  ProSense   Jul-22-11 08:52 PM   #16 
  - I've been noticing that a lot.  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 08:57 PM   #22 
  - Axiom: Everything Obama does is wrong, evil, or weak  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-22-11 09:48 PM   #95 
  - Obama has been using his "bully pulpit" in this debate to support GOP trickle down ...  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:44 PM   #164 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-22-11 09:01 PM   #27 
  - Bragging about how far he was willing to cut our programs is leadership now?  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 09:08 PM   #33 
  - Boehner wants to turn Medicare into a voucher program  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 09:13 PM   #38 
  - Take your own advice. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 09:16 PM   #41 
  - So you believe the teabag house would vote for a revenue increase?  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 09:21 PM   #48 
     - What does that have to do with offering them Social Securiy and Medicare?  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 09:25 PM   #56 
        - An offer that would not be accepted  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 09:38 PM   #87 
           - Just wait, grasshopper. nt  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 11:05 PM   #118 
           - What's the point of it -- to show Obama's disdain for SS and Medicare?  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:48 PM   #167 
           - What's the point of Obama offering SS and Medicare ... ? More game-playing with citizens lives?  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:49 PM   #168 
  - Stop. Think. Put two and two together.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:17 PM   #42 
  - +1  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:47 PM   #166 
  - wrong - taking a 'strong' stand for CORPORATE principals will not endear him to democrats or repubs  peace4ever   Jul-22-11 09:30 PM   #69 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-22-11 08:58 PM   #25 
     - aaaah. Longtime DUers are now trolls. Nice. n/t  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-22-11 09:02 PM   #28 
     - If you support NEW DEAL programs, you're now a "troll" -- !!!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:51 PM   #169 
     - It took awhile but they finally made it! n/t  Fire1   Jul-23-11 05:59 PM   #198 
     - No, not trolls. But it does feel Like frantic "Damage Control."  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 09:03 PM   #29 
     - There is no moving of goal posts. Hands OFF Social Security  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 09:06 PM   #31 
        - So you are willing to demagog the word "cuts" and pretend it is the same as benefit cuts?  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 09:18 PM   #45 
           - Of course it means benefit cuts. This is not a game.  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 09:21 PM   #49 
           - And you know this how? Medicare was cut in '92', and it was all on the provider side  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 09:25 PM   #59 
              - I know this because I've read every assessment from CEPR  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 09:29 PM   #65 
              - The complete denial of and refusal to acknowledge Obama's own words is just Orwellian:  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:31 PM   #74 
              - And what percentage of the cuts were benefit cuts vs cuts.  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 09:42 PM   #91 
                 - Are you still trying to claim that the President had benefits off the table?  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 10:05 PM   #101 
                    - Find where I said that. i didn't. The point I was making: you claim cuts always equals benefit cuts  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 10:18 PM   #105 
                       - That was a foolish and nonsensical response.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 11:02 PM   #116 
                       - And that was a bullying rant, which tries to divert from the fact that you are willing to lie about  emulatorloo   Jul-23-11 01:51 AM   #122 
                       - You're grasping at straws --- it's over -- Obama is over --  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:54 PM   #171 
              - Some highlights of last week's reporting.  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 03:15 PM   #144 
           - Yes, it's what Boehner and the other baggers want -  TBF   Jul-23-11 12:14 PM   #127 
  - Figures.  Ikonoklast   Jul-22-11 08:51 PM   #14 
  - Oh come on  gratuitous   Jul-22-11 08:54 PM   #20 
  - K and R  bigwillq   Jul-22-11 08:57 PM   #23 
  - This wasn't and won't be a "victory"  Hydra   Jul-22-11 09:15 PM   #39 
  - You confuse your opinion with reality.  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 09:19 PM   #46 
  - Yep...when Obama keeps talking about social security and other "entitlements" contributing  bluethruandthru   Jul-22-11 09:22 PM   #51 
  - Agree -- the STALLING here is important however ... voting for the "lesser evil" means  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:57 PM   #172 
     - +++  swilton   Jul-23-11 05:25 PM   #195 
  - Republican House  treestar   Jul-22-11 09:22 PM   #52 
  - Hard for some to wrap their heads around  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 09:30 PM   #68 
  - Yes, we must move ever rightward,  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:35 PM   #81 
  - So get to the voters  treestar   Jul-22-11 09:43 PM   #92 
     - We sure did.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 10:09 PM   #102 
        - Were you one of the ones being "outraged" and writing threads trying to depress Democratic turnout?  emulatorloo   Jul-22-11 10:23 PM   #108 
        - "Trying to depress Democratic turnout."  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 11:03 PM   #117 
           - Answer the question. Yes or No. Were you writing those kinds of threads in 2010 or not?  emulatorloo   Jul-23-11 01:48 AM   #121 
              - I expect you would interpret any form of critical appraisal as 'an attempt to depress  Marr   Jul-23-11 12:57 PM   #129 
                 - There were plenty of threads doing that  treestar   Jul-23-11 03:23 PM   #150 
        - You got your change then when you let Republicans win  treestar   Jul-23-11 03:24 PM   #151 
           - Repugs won because Obama betrayed nation on Health Care and Wars -- --  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 04:02 PM   #176 
              - Watch this  swilton   Jul-23-11 05:36 PM   #197 
                 - Bernie should run -- But, how about Alan Grayson, James Galbraith ... most of all ...  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 10:08 PM   #205 
  - As though W would have been bowing down to a House controlled by Pelosi -- ??? ROFL  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:59 PM   #173 
  - K&R  hay rick   Jul-22-11 09:22 PM   #53 
  - Boehner: "The Pres. is adamant that we cannot make fundamental changes to our entitlement programs."  ClarkUSA   Jul-22-11 09:26 PM   #60 
  - Calling a bluff in a fake crisis? (Swoon) n/t  EFerrari   Jul-22-11 09:31 PM   #71 
  - "fake crisis"? That's what Republicans have said, too. That opinion is terribly uninformed.  ClarkUSA   Jul-22-11 09:33 PM   #76 
     - fingers in your ears  peace4ever   Jul-22-11 09:35 PM   #80 
     - Anyone who thinks this is a "fake crisis" is uninformed about macroeconomics.  ClarkUSA   Jul-22-11 09:37 PM   #84 
        - Absolute and complete bullshit.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 10:30 PM   #110 
        - More empty rhetoric. How predictable. Your opinions are amusing fantasia.  ClarkUSA   Jul-22-11 11:31 PM   #120 
        - It is in a sense a manufactured crisis.  JDPriestly   Jul-23-11 04:19 PM   #184 
        - Obama's solution is the crisis - the budget ceiling "crisis" is phony -- both are phony.  leveymg   Jul-23-11 07:41 PM   #204 
        - It's a fake crisis and I will challenge your macroeconomic education..  girl gone mad   Jul-24-11 12:24 AM   #208 
     - I bow to your expertise  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:36 PM   #83 
     - I owe you thanks for making me so familiar with them.  ClarkUSA   Jul-22-11 09:39 PM   #88 
     - Wrong. And if you want the litany of people who agree with me  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 02:01 PM   #136 
     - Republican talking point = troll. n/t  Fire1   Jul-23-11 06:01 PM   #199 
  - but they can be cut, and thats what folks are angry about  peace4ever   Jul-22-11 09:33 PM   #77 
  - So what? The numbers were part of Pres. Obama's bluff and Boehner folded.  ClarkUSA   Jul-22-11 09:34 PM   #78 
     - And he has to make the act look especially realistic by bemoaning that they did not take the deal!  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 09:38 PM   #86 
        - It's called rope-a-dope to the politically uninformed, as Lawrence O'Donnell would tell you.  ClarkUSA   Jul-22-11 09:41 PM   #90 
           - Yes, I know. It's all personal.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 10:17 PM   #104 
              - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-22-11 10:27 PM   #109 
  - And Boner whines that the President will not back off on raising  treestar   Jul-23-11 03:24 PM   #152 
     - Taxes on wealthy are lowest they've ever been -- !!! While OBAMA EXTENDED THE TAX CUTS FOR RICH!!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 04:04 PM   #177 
  - K + R  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-22-11 09:29 PM   #66 
  - Apparently if he just wants a simple increase in the debt ceiling  dkf   Jul-22-11 09:41 PM   #89 
  - Stockholm Syndrome is a scary and frustrating mindfuck. nt  Modern_Matthew   Jul-22-11 09:31 PM   #73 
  - yup. it's all obama's fault.  dionysus   Jul-22-11 09:38 PM   #85 
  - It is so not over. This is going to get so ugly, with us as the sacrifice.  Safetykitten   Jul-22-11 10:04 PM   #99 
  - It is going to happen, absolutely.  woo me with science   Jul-22-11 10:19 PM   #106 
     - So correct...  Safetykitten   Jul-22-11 10:20 PM   #107 
     - i blame the obamaphiliacs.  tomp   Jul-23-11 08:24 AM   #124 
        - nt  libmom74   Jul-23-11 12:45 PM   #128 
  - who are delusionals who are "proclaiming victory", lol?  inna   Jul-22-11 10:38 PM   #112 
  - the entire obama presidency is a debacle.....  tomp   Jul-23-11 08:20 AM   #123 
  - +1000% -- and any future time Obama spends in WH is a danger to anything left of party!!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 04:06 PM   #179 
  - "spewing Republican framing of the economy" Exactly.  DirkGently   Jul-23-11 09:44 AM   #125 
  - Now I get the whole debt ceiling thing  Jim_Shorts   Jul-23-11 01:02 PM   #130 
  - Excellent post  MissDeeds   Jul-23-11 01:19 PM   #132 
  - It was all eight dimensional chess.  JoeyT   Jul-23-11 01:29 PM   #133 
  - Cognitive dissonance sometimes takes a while to resolve itself.  Vattel   Jul-23-11 03:39 PM   #161 
  - Someone must stand up and take him on in the primaries and beat him.  totodeinhere   Jul-23-11 02:05 PM   #137 
  - dupe  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 04:08 PM   #180 
  - Exactly -!! We should be demanding Obama RESIGN now -- !!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 04:10 PM   #181 
  - totodeinhere, I am with you.  JDPriestly   Jul-23-11 04:31 PM   #186 
  - +1000  MissDeeds   Jul-23-11 05:15 PM   #194 
  - Right. When "democrats" run to the right, it says to people  davidwparker   Jul-23-11 02:39 PM   #138 
  - When the party leader speaks Republican to the nation  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 04:21 PM   #185 
  - Thank you  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-23-11 02:53 PM   #142 
  - Obama uses the Republican's talking points  Marnie   Jul-23-11 03:15 PM   #143 
  - Not only is Obama showing his disdain for SS/Medicare -- he's showing his support for trickle down!!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 03:17 PM   #146 
  - Agreed. Woo me with science.  JDPriestly   Jul-23-11 03:33 PM   #156 
  - All true, but I am hoping  Vattel   Jul-23-11 03:34 PM   #157 
  - FDR would view Obama as the biggest threat to his legacy  hulka38   Jul-23-11 04:01 PM   #175 
  - GOP in looking for default is treasonous ....  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 04:12 PM   #182 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-23-11 04:49 PM   #189 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-23-11 05:10 PM   #192 
  - Who said we have a victory? Maybe you're paying attention to the wrong sources, or . . .  patrice   Jul-23-11 06:36 PM   #200 
  - Obama didn't do a goalpost dance. Nordquist's having a private, pleasurable moment now.  freshwest   Jul-23-11 06:51 PM   #201 
  - Obama is embodying the spineless Democrat...  Ka hrnt   Jul-23-11 07:37 PM   #203 
     - It's not about "spinlessness" ... it's about corporate money ...  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 10:27 PM   #206 
 

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