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Bluenorthwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-23-11 12:04 PM
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16. Or Medicaid, which covers many who will never have another
choice. The hubris and coldness continues to stun me. The least among us don't matter much.
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  -Paul Krugman: What Obama Was Willing to Give Away ("Horrifying") Hissyspit  Jul-23-11 11:32 AM   #0 
  - And yet the deal never happened, never was going to happen, and we are STILL going on rumors.  KittyWampus   Jul-23-11 11:34 AM   #1 
  - So what are we going to get?  Hissyspit   Jul-23-11 11:35 AM   #2 
  - probably some versions take or give a little of same deal Krugman  iwishiwas   Jul-23-11 12:00 PM   #15 
     - "safety living net"  Doctor Hurt   Jul-23-11 12:19 PM   #19 
        - I coined it as I wrote it. I wanted to include the word living but the  iwishiwas   Jul-23-11 12:29 PM   #24 
           - I like it....  unkachuck   Jul-23-11 09:51 PM   #87 
  - IMHO, if we had been quiet, The Raw Deal would have gone through, quietly.  leveymg   Jul-23-11 11:52 AM   #8 
  - That is the hands down fact.  Bluenorthwest   Jul-23-11 11:56 AM   #11 
  - Absolutely. I don't trust anyone who tells us to be quiet.  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 11:57 AM   #13 
  - + 1,000,000,000... What You Said !!!  WillyT   Jul-23-11 11:59 AM   #14 
  - The H in that acronym is for humble  Doctor Hurt   Jul-23-11 12:20 PM   #20 
  - I agree 100% Maybe my calls had an effect.  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-23-11 10:06 PM   #94 
  - He had our necks on the chopping block! The only reason the axe did not fall  geckosfeet   Jul-24-11 07:26 AM   #111 
  - This garbage that the president was lying is really ridiculous  sabrina 1   Jul-23-11 12:38 PM   #34 
  - Well said  MissDeeds   Jul-23-11 07:07 PM   #70 
  - He's an arrogant punk who has far more in common with Republicans  UnrepentantLiberal   Jul-23-11 08:46 PM   #75 
     - +  HDPaulG   Jul-24-11 02:52 AM   #107 
     - I'm glad someone said it.  Beacool   Jul-24-11 01:06 PM   #123 
  - +  Bluebear   Jul-23-11 07:58 PM   #74 
  - +1000% --  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 09:27 PM   #79 
  - It's possible he's fed up. I hope.  caseymoz   Jul-24-11 12:03 AM   #105 
  - Obama offered the psycopathic GOP our heads on a silver platter  Hand_With_Eyes   Jul-23-11 02:21 PM   #56 
  - I think you are spot on here. Obama has polarized this issue into Pubs being immutable  pasto76   Jul-23-11 05:55 PM   #67 
  - Are you saying that Obama wasn't negotiating in good faith?  MNBrewer   Jul-23-11 06:16 PM   #69 
  - How could selling out Social Security and Medicare reduce the deficit -- ?  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 09:18 PM   #77 
  - LOL! You're kidding?  bowens43   Jul-23-11 11:04 PM   #101 
  - i know a good psychiatrist that can help you with....  tomp   Jul-24-11 07:43 AM   #113 
  - People are reacting to supposition and freaking out.  Maraya1969   Jul-24-11 08:25 AM   #114 
  - K & R, for Obama to even "consider" these as credible  mother earth   Jul-23-11 11:46 AM   #3 
  - Well stated, mother earth. nt  bertman   Jul-23-11 01:32 PM   #51 
  - +1000% -- and PRIMARY challenger -- !! Sad that it had to reach this late point ... !!!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 09:31 PM   #80 
  - The grand chess game being played is being played by the big  ooglymoogly   Jul-23-11 11:47 PM   #104 
  - K&R Very important post.  woo me with science   Jul-23-11 11:46 AM   #4 
  - This was like JFK threatening to nuke NYC if the Russians invaded W Berlin. Bad symbolic politics.  leveymg   Jul-23-11 11:48 AM   #5 
  - Sums it up for me.  chill_wind   Jul-23-11 12:34 PM   #29 
  - Interesting How Those Whose Financial Futures Are Secure  Me.   Jul-23-11 11:49 AM   #6 
  - In return for fuckin' what?  treestar   Jul-23-11 11:50 AM   #7 
  - They won't matter to whom? I take it you're not on Social Securiy.  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 11:53 AM   #10 
  - Or Medicaid, which covers many who will never have another  Bluenorthwest   Jul-23-11 12:04 PM   #16 
  - You are right. Even here on DU, it is the "middle class", or, when generous,  kelly1mm   Jul-23-11 12:25 PM   #21 
  - Why is is hubris and cold and mean to admit Republicans are  treestar   Jul-23-11 12:32 PM   #28 
     - Democratic voters did not stay home.  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 12:40 PM   #36 
     - Now that is really going out of you way to find a way to blame  treestar   Jul-23-11 12:50 PM   #42 
        - I'm quoting De Fazio.  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 01:01 PM   #46 
        - I Guess I Fail To See  WVRICK13   Jul-24-11 06:36 AM   #109 
     - Republicans are a majority? No....We have the Senate ... and we have the Presidency ... allegedly!!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 09:36 PM   #81 
     - Republicans only have the House  Taft_Bathtub   Jul-23-11 10:14 PM   #96 
     - You do know that Dems control the Senate, right?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jul-24-11 10:06 AM   #116 
  - So you're saying this default will have no effect?  treestar   Jul-23-11 12:30 PM   #26 
     - Polly want a cracker?  Jakes Progress   Jul-23-11 12:35 PM   #32 
     - WTF?  treestar   Jul-23-11 12:48 PM   #40 
        - Oh noes. Teh mean old publicans gonna get us.  Jakes Progress   Jul-23-11 03:27 PM   #58 
           - Huh? This is about one thing, needing the debt ceiling raised  treestar   Jul-23-11 03:34 PM   #61 
              - Huh? One thing?  Jakes Progress   Jul-23-11 04:04 PM   #62 
              - THIS nt  sudopod   Jul-23-11 10:01 PM   #92 
              - Thank you! +1000000  woo me with science   Jul-23-11 10:42 PM   #98 
              - Poor people often don't vote.  sudopod   Jul-23-11 10:00 PM   #91 
     - Why do you want so badly to appease the Republicans?? nm  rhett o rick   Jul-23-11 12:46 PM   #38 
     - The default will be a boom to those banks hording money. Is that who you favor? It wont hurt the  rhett o rick   Jul-23-11 12:48 PM   #41 
  - As predicted.  Vattel   Jul-23-11 12:59 PM   #45 
  - Only because they believe the president  Jakes Progress   Jul-23-11 03:28 PM   #59 
  - Do you support any cuts to SS?  Forkboy   Jul-23-11 01:06 PM   #47 
  - Implying it's either/or.  sudopod   Jul-23-11 09:53 PM   #89 
  - And THANK GOD IT PASSED too ...  bread_and_roses   Jul-23-11 10:24 PM   #97 
  - will not matter much?????????  rucognizant   Jul-23-11 10:59 PM   #100 
  - And rest assured that the Repukes will take him up on it next time  Doctor_J   Jul-23-11 11:52 AM   #9 
  - I still fail to see how it's a "deal" and why it needs to be done. Social programs  Lorien   Jul-23-11 11:57 AM   #12 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-23-11 12:15 PM   #17 
  - Taking away granny's wheelchair to save Richy's golden parachute.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-23-11 12:18 PM   #18 
  - I think I finally figured out who Obama is.  Cleita   Jul-23-11 12:25 PM   #22 
  - Obama brags about how little he listens to his supporters.  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 12:29 PM   #25 
  - It's either him or another GWB. We're doomed. n/t  Cleita   Jul-23-11 12:31 PM   #27 
  - I think Jeb is planning on 2016. The next six years are going to be  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 12:35 PM   #30 
  - I think they'll draft Jeb in 2012.  Fuddnik   Jul-23-11 01:25 PM   # 
     - It's possible. And I agree, he is dangerous. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 01:57 PM   #55 
     - Why would they take that chance, when Obama is performing so well for them?  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 09:51 PM   #86 
        - The Republicans  WVRICK13   Jul-24-11 06:39 AM   #110 
           - Exactly, and you can't rape the willing...  Flubadubya   Jul-24-11 01:03 PM   #122 
  - Lookin like it. nt  sudopod   Jul-23-11 10:02 PM   #93 
  - When Obama was running I used to think he was smarter then bush  bowens43   Jul-23-11 11:08 PM   #103 
  - Well, he is surrounded by his Wall Street supporters.  Fuddnik   Jul-23-11 01:22 PM   #49 
  - Read this to find out who Obama is.  Jakes Progress   Jul-23-11 12:37 PM   #33 
  - Curious lack of "I Got This" comments over on that thread. LOL!  theFrankFactor   Jul-23-11 12:51 PM   #44 
  - They know which threads to not touch.  Jakes Progress   Jul-23-11 03:29 PM   #60 
  - +!!!  KoKo   Jul-23-11 05:08 PM   #64 
  - Nice work by Madfloridian ... but ghastly "work" by Obama ...  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 09:47 PM   #85 
  - that is creepy n/t  TK421   Jul-24-11 12:49 PM   #120 
  - Also, when the PTB came to Clinton and asked them  truedelphi   Jul-23-11 01:35 PM   #53 
  - Generally agree ....  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 09:40 PM   #83 
  - I agree completely.  bowens43   Jul-23-11 11:06 PM   #102 
  - Was? Or, is it "still"?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-23-11 12:25 PM   #23 
  - So THOSE are the Austerity Peas,  bvar22   Jul-23-11 12:35 PM   #31 
  - K & R and bookmarked, Hissyspit, and thank you.  chill_wind   Jul-23-11 12:39 PM   #35 
  - R&K  rhett o rick   Jul-23-11 12:44 PM   #37 
  - If this was the deal,  ProSense   Jul-23-11 12:47 PM   #39 
  - This is the end game. If the people dont object soon, we will be beyond the tipping point. nm  rhett o rick   Jul-23-11 12:50 PM   #43 
  - We could try to organize a day of action here .  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 01:13 PM   #48 
     - I am up for it. I am willing to try to use the system, but feel it wont do much. We are merely  rhett o rick   Jul-23-11 01:25 PM   #50 
        - That's likely true but imo, it's still important to show up.  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 01:45 PM   #54 
  - Don't Worry Pro... Obama's "Got This" LOL!  theFrankFactor   Jul-23-11 04:40 PM   #63 
     - .  ProSense   Jul-23-11 07:39 PM   #72 
  - REC. REC. REC. REC. nt  bertman   Jul-23-11 01:34 PM   #52 
  - It's not horrifying. You just weren't listening during the campaign...  Octafish   Jul-23-11 02:22 PM   #57 
  - Obama Admits the Obvious: The GOP Is Unreasonable  Hotler   Jul-23-11 05:12 PM   #65 
  - Krugman's bonus is based on clicks. Headlines and an outrageous premise brings them in.  cottonseed   Jul-23-11 05:16 PM   #66 
  - It is quite obvious that SS and medicare were offered to prove  Fire1   Jul-23-11 06:11 PM   #68 
  - K&R n/t  DeSwiss   Jul-23-11 07:25 PM   #71 
  - Pelosi on raising Medicare eligibility age: "That's not part of what we're talking about"  ProSense   Jul-23-11 07:42 PM   #73 
  - The president is not listening to Reid and Pelosi however  Doctor_J   Jul-24-11 09:25 AM   #115 
  - The New Deal...  WiffenPoof   Jul-23-11 08:49 PM   #76 
  - Thank you for the info -- as horrific as it is ... the final betrayal of Democratic voters -- !!!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 09:25 PM   #78 
  - "according to a senior administration official"  russspeakeasy   Jul-23-11 09:38 PM   #82 
  - It's all a show, simple as that  TatonkaJames   Jul-23-11 09:45 PM   #84 
  - UNEMPLOYMENT SHOULD BE OBAMA'S ISSUE ... AND THE GOP ISSUE ... JOBS!!!  defendandprotect   Jul-23-11 09:53 PM   #88 
     - Amen Brother  TatonkaJames   Jul-23-11 09:58 PM   #90 
     - It's so obvious. If they don't get it, they don't want to. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-23-11 10:12 PM   #95 
  - Strong K&R We have a Trojan horse in the White House.  woo me with science   Jul-23-11 10:48 PM   #99 
  - Obama was never going to accept such a deal- he was showing up how extremist the Republicans are  Muddy Waters Guitars   Jul-24-11 01:17 AM   #106 
  - There's the thing: Was it Lincoln's playbook... or Neville Chamberlain's?  JHB   Jul-24-11 12:16 PM   #119 
     - Would you like to bet on which way he's going to fall?  Doctor_J   Jul-24-11 12:49 PM   #121 
        - Let's just say I have an opinion on that, and I'd like for him to prove me wrong...  JHB   Jul-24-11 04:50 PM   #124 
  - I Voted For Obama  WVRICK13   Jul-24-11 06:32 AM   #108 
  - Why does Dr. Krugman use the verb "was"?  Doctor_J   Jul-24-11 07:39 AM   #112 
  - +1 n/t  area51   Jul-24-11 11:33 AM   #117 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-24-11 11:50 AM   #118 
 

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