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woo me with science Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-11 12:52 PM
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32. You have argued all this with more clarity than I have seen it argued elsewhere.
I hope you will consider making an OP to drive home the point.
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  -Pentagon Not a Debt Ceiling Loser After All sasha031  Aug-01-11 11:56 PM   #0 
  - Are these just more shenanigans? Argh.  dkf   Aug-01-11 11:59 PM   #1 
  - unrec! unrec! Make the mean nasty true thing go away!  villager   Aug-01-11 11:59 PM   #2 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-02-11 12:20 AM   #12 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-02-11 12:46 AM   #20 
  - That argument doesn't make sense, because there was no reason the Republicans were going to go along  BzaDem   Aug-02-11 12:00 AM   #3 
  - You're so right! nt  gateley   Aug-02-11 12:09 AM   #7 
  - They're not crying. AT ALL. Nor should they.  chill_wind   Aug-02-11 12:01 AM   #4 
  - Shocked, shocked I tell ya  TransitJohn   Aug-02-11 12:05 AM   #5 
  - that Elephant in our Fiscal house will not go away  Supersedeas   Aug-03-11 01:19 PM   #33 
  - Liars and thieves. nt  woo me with science   Aug-02-11 12:07 AM   #6 
  - The trigger is $500 billion  SpartanDem   Aug-02-11 12:09 AM   #8 
  - Even WITH that trigger, which may or may not ever occur--  chill_wind   Aug-02-11 12:25 AM   #13 
     - You could say the same for discretionary cuts  SpartanDem   Aug-02-11 12:43 AM   #18 
     - Do you guys understand the trigger is meant as a poison pill? The White House said so in their press  Leopolds Ghost   Aug-02-11 12:58 AM   #22 
        - In other words, it is NO WAY NO HOW intended to pass and it's intended to make Progs look like fools  Leopolds Ghost   Aug-02-11 01:01 AM   #24 
        - I do, yes. What we're observing here is there can be some debate  chill_wind   Aug-02-11 01:28 AM   #25 
           - But the problem is that a) the commission cuts are likely to be horrible and b) this puts us against  Leopolds Ghost   Aug-02-11 01:32 AM   #26 
              - I actually think we are saying the same thing.  chill_wind   Aug-02-11 01:54 AM   #27 
              - You have argued all this with more clarity than I have seen it argued elsewhere.  woo me with science   Aug-03-11 12:52 PM   #32 
  - If you had to guess, would a future republican president stick to this 10 year plan of cuts?  Cant trust em   Aug-02-11 12:11 AM   #9 
  - The only silver lining I see about this (besides the Pentagon  gateley   Aug-02-11 12:11 AM   #10 
  - Yes it has, just not since 1945  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-02-11 12:41 AM   #17 
     - Thanks! Interesting. History always is.  gateley   Aug-02-11 12:55 AM   #21 
  - of course  krabigirl   Aug-02-11 12:17 AM   #11 
  - The war in Iraq costs $229million/day  Angry Dragon   Aug-02-11 12:26 AM   #14 
  - But that's only $1.5 trillion over ten years.  laconicsax   Aug-02-11 12:35 AM   #15 
  - Cutting the cost of human casualties from the two wars is immeasurable  PuffedMica   Aug-02-11 05:30 AM   #28 
     - I forgot to add something to my comment:  laconicsax   Aug-02-11 04:24 PM   #31 
  - Is that just the operational expenses?  JoeyT   Aug-02-11 05:38 AM   #29 
  - Ya think?!  Cerridwen   Aug-02-11 12:38 AM   #16 
  - ...and I'm not sure, but much of that was planned reduction already  bhikkhu   Aug-02-11 12:45 AM   #19 
  - cuts that would have been made anyway with spinning-down the wars  JCMach1   Aug-02-11 12:59 AM   #23 
  - The MIC will do fine. DC will see to that.  blkmusclmachine   Aug-02-11 05:41 AM   #30 
  - Kicking again. nt  woo me with science   Aug-04-11 05:27 PM   #34 

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