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  -Really? CoffeeCat  Aug-31-11 07:34 AM   #0 
  - The people who call it a democracy either don't live in reality or they're  valerief   Aug-31-11 07:39 AM   #1 
  - Yep...welcome to the New American Feudalism  deutsey   Aug-31-11 07:46 AM   #6 
  - WE don't have to take it. They can only rule us if we let them.  fasttense   Sep-01-11 06:53 AM   #111 
     - You're preaching to the choir  deutsey   Sep-01-11 08:14 AM   #116 
  - The priorities are just bizarre. Paul Begala knocked it out of the part tonight on CNN.  napoleon_in_rags   Aug-31-11 10:46 PM   #97 
  - Honestly, the whole "they work for us" thing . . .  Dutchmaster   Aug-31-11 10:46 PM   #98 
     - Yep, it's all part of the American Myth. nt  valerief   Sep-01-11 10:12 AM   #117 
  - Meanwhile - the GOP wants to demand additional cuts before any additional FEMA funding  liberal N proud   Aug-31-11 07:40 AM   #2 
  - how about we start with cuts in THEIR DISTRICTS?!  shireen   Aug-31-11 06:59 PM   #66 
     - The only cuts they are interested in are medicare and Social Security  liberal N proud   Aug-31-11 09:02 PM   #80 
  - Wish I could rec this a million times. Great, great rant.  rubberducky   Aug-31-11 07:41 AM   #3 
  - FEMA had to stop rebuilding the areas of the country hit by the tornadoes this spring  kdmorris   Aug-31-11 07:42 AM   #4 
  - Actually food stamps and medicaid are going to be one of the  jwirr   Aug-31-11 09:29 AM   #14 
     - Good point  kdmorris   Aug-31-11 10:46 AM   #17 
     - But those same politicians are trying to cut food stamps and Medicaid too.  totodeinhere   Aug-31-11 03:54 PM   #42 
        - And they may very well use the "food stamps & medicaid are out  jwirr   Aug-31-11 08:38 PM   #74 
  - "Pull yourselves up by your own damn sneaker laces." - Republicon FatCats to Americans  SpiralHawk   Aug-31-11 07:43 AM   #5 
  - "...just like I did when I inherited my social status."  Stumbler   Sep-01-11 06:43 AM   #109 
  - It's OUR money. OUR taxes. WE should decide how those funds are spent.  no_hypocrisy   Aug-31-11 08:01 AM   #7 
  - They are completing the transition from being our representatives to our leaders.  woo me with science   Aug-31-11 08:23 AM   #10 
     - Good point - leaders.  jwirr   Aug-31-11 09:32 AM   #15 
     - Leaders?  bongbong   Aug-31-11 02:01 PM   #28 
     - " In a mature society, "civil servant" is semantically equal to "civil master."  Fumesucker   Aug-31-11 05:53 PM   #59 
  - K&r...  spanone   Aug-31-11 08:03 AM   #8 
  - K&R!  Enthusiast   Aug-31-11 08:03 AM   #9 
  - People suffering is not important. Bipartisan rhetoric is important.  Bluenorthwest   Aug-31-11 08:38 AM   #11 
  - A great post in a great thread.  SusanaMontana41   Aug-31-11 01:37 PM   #23 
  - What are you babbling about?  Ikonoklast   Aug-31-11 03:42 PM   #39 
     - Hostage-taking worked last time, didn't it?  SusanaMontana41   Aug-31-11 08:56 PM   #79 
     - If you call a Republican Pyhrric Victory a 'win' then I concede the point.  Ikonoklast   Aug-31-11 09:03 PM   #81 
        - If I get 98 percent of what I wanted in a "compromise," I win.  SusanaMontana41   Aug-31-11 09:07 PM   #83 
           - So, you take Boner at his word.  Ikonoklast   Aug-31-11 09:58 PM   #89 
              - So you tell me all the things we "won" in the deal.  Jakes Progress   Aug-31-11 10:11 PM   #91 
              - Thank you. nt  SusanaMontana41   Sep-01-11 05:17 PM   #120 
              - What did We the People get?  SusanaMontana41   Sep-01-11 05:16 PM   #119 
     - You seem to have missed a minor little 3 letter word:  Cherchez la Femme   Sep-01-11 01:26 PM   #118 
        - Didn't you listen to Gee Dub?  SusanaMontana41   Sep-02-11 03:06 PM   #122 
           - Ohhh.... HOW could I have forgotten?!  Cherchez la Femme   Sep-02-11 04:00 PM   #123 
  - K&R  NYC_SKP   Aug-31-11 08:40 AM   #12 
  - ?  muffin1   Aug-31-11 05:00 PM   #50 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-31-11 07:28 PM   #68 
  - Yep. There it is. Pointless fear mongering. Right on time.  Jakes Progress   Aug-31-11 10:08 PM   #90 
  - Why is this happening? Becuase our "democracy" is dead.  Arctic Dave   Aug-31-11 09:27 AM   #13 
  - K&R  Blue Owl   Aug-31-11 09:41 AM   #16 
  - So much easier to get an 'emergency appropriation' for a stupid war, eh?  MH1   Aug-31-11 12:14 PM   #18 
  - MSNBC just reported that 60 billion has been "wasted"  savannah43   Aug-31-11 05:00 PM   #49 
     - Only 60 billion??  MH1   Sep-01-11 07:53 AM   #114 
  - How can they you ask because  Dont call me Shirley   Aug-31-11 01:19 PM   #19 
  - Huge K&R !!! very well stated.  Tuesday Afternoon   Aug-31-11 01:26 PM   #20 
  - Me either. We appear to be The Divided States of America and Big Business likes it.  nolabear   Aug-31-11 01:32 PM   #21 
  - Righteous rant, CoffeeCat!  SusanaMontana41   Aug-31-11 01:36 PM   #22 
  - K&R  marions ghost   Aug-31-11 01:43 PM   #24 
  - Agree 100%, CoffeeCat. REC. nt  bertman   Aug-31-11 01:50 PM   #25 
  - I remember when FEMA was pretty good at what they did  BobbyBoring   Aug-31-11 01:53 PM   #26 
  - FEMA was excellent under Clinton who strengthened it...Bush ruined it...so did his father.  Auntie Bush   Aug-31-11 03:15 PM   #36 
  - The mistakes are not due to the fact that the government is involved.  JDPriestly   Aug-31-11 05:43 PM   #56 
  - And what do you suppose Bank Of America depositors will be told if/when it goes down?  kenny blankenship   Aug-31-11 02:00 PM   #27 
  - We're collateral damage to those who rob us. They don't care about our suffering.  Metta   Aug-31-11 02:15 PM   #29 
  - k&r for reading later n/t  w0nderer   Aug-31-11 02:26 PM   #30 
  - Get it clear - help is on the way for the corrupt bankers  malaise   Aug-31-11 02:28 PM   #31 
  - It's time for Democrats to stand up on the next war funding.  obxhead   Aug-31-11 02:35 PM   #32 
  - They are free to cut it from the Department of Defense.  grantcart   Aug-31-11 02:48 PM   #33 
  - If the "super-Congress" can't agree...  syberlion   Aug-31-11 08:30 PM   #72 
  - +1!  FailureToCommunicate   Aug-31-11 08:36 PM   #73 
  - Happy to recommend ...  kentuck   Aug-31-11 02:52 PM   #34 
  - Of course it's a democracy and filled with right wing voters  treestar   Aug-31-11 02:53 PM   #35 
  - I refuse to believe that a lot of them legitimately won their elections nt  HomerRamone   Aug-31-11 03:27 PM   #37 
     - Believe it.  ConservativeDemocrat   Aug-31-11 05:51 PM   #58 
  - a modest suggestion  wial   Aug-31-11 03:40 PM   #38 
  - Speaking of "We The People," last November too many of we the people  totodeinhere   Aug-31-11 03:51 PM   #40 
  - Meanwhile many of us can clearly recall how over 50 BILLIONS of  truedelphi   Aug-31-11 03:52 PM   #41 
  - GOP House thinks Obama will be blamed if the money does not come.  McCamy Taylor   Aug-31-11 04:22 PM   #43 
  - I share in your outrage  MissDeeds   Aug-31-11 04:25 PM   #44 
  - and they just discovered there was 60 Billion dollars in fraud in Iraq  onethatcares   Aug-31-11 04:37 PM   #45 
  - One of the most important posts in this thread.  BlueIris   Aug-31-11 04:58 PM   #48 
  - Blackwater/Xe will NOT give it back.  savannah43   Aug-31-11 05:04 PM   #51 
  - Bet Matt along with the rest of the greedheads in this Country don't really give a rat's ass so long  SammyWinstonJack   Aug-31-11 04:49 PM   #46 
  - #160 Recommend  avaistheone1   Aug-31-11 04:53 PM   #47 
  - K&R  muffin1   Aug-31-11 05:09 PM   #52 
  - Maybe we could change how FEMA works and save money...  deadinsider   Aug-31-11 05:15 PM   #53 
  - Well said!  lillypaddle   Aug-31-11 05:25 PM   #54 
  - Where's the country for We The People?  Bryn   Aug-31-11 05:40 PM   #55 
  - Great rant!  yardwork   Aug-31-11 05:46 PM   #57 
  - Sick, isn't it?  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-31-11 06:03 PM   #60 
  - Ahh, the 'news' media with their self-righteous, manufactured controversies...  deadinsider   Aug-31-11 06:12 PM   #61 
  - So absurd. Recommended. nt  ZombieHorde   Aug-31-11 06:17 PM   #62 
  - Best OP I've seen in days.  Quantess   Aug-31-11 06:29 PM   #63 
  - Yes, we are screwed.......  Swede Atlanta   Aug-31-11 06:33 PM   #64 
  - the problem is 'We the People" , at least an unacceptably large number of them  shireen   Aug-31-11 06:57 PM   #65 
  - fuck yes.  RainDog   Aug-31-11 07:17 PM   #67 
  - That's exactly how I feel. You put it in words much better than  Booster   Aug-31-11 08:11 PM   #69 
  - K/R best post ever  sasha031   Aug-31-11 08:19 PM   #70 
  - Border Patrol  KT2000   Aug-31-11 08:20 PM   #71 
  - And instead of attacking the Republicans as the cause Dems will be defending themselves from blame.  Kablooie   Aug-31-11 08:53 PM   #75 
  - Recommended.  madinmaryland   Aug-31-11 08:54 PM   #76 
  - I couldn't agree more  humanityisfree   Aug-31-11 08:55 PM   #77 
  - We are so far from being in charge of anything I'm afraid.  hulka38   Aug-31-11 08:56 PM   #78 
  - On the one hand, you've got the Too Big To Fail's:  blkmusclmachine   Aug-31-11 09:06 PM   #82 
  - HUGE K & R !!! - Thank You !!!  WillyT   Aug-31-11 09:13 PM   #84 
  - GOP: We won't let you help disaster victims  abelenkpe   Aug-31-11 09:18 PM   #85 
  - dupe  OwnedByFerrets   Aug-31-11 09:22 PM   # 
  - We should send this to every one of our ELECTED politicians  OwnedByFerrets   Aug-31-11 09:22 PM   #86 
  - Eh. Congress has been wasting money for 50 years.  Zax2me   Aug-31-11 09:24 PM   #87 
  - Since Eric Cantor wants any aid offset by spending cuts.  Chisox08   Aug-31-11 09:56 PM   #88 
  - Whatever happened to promoting the "general welfare" of American citizens??  Lorien   Aug-31-11 10:23 PM   #92 
  - Every day this country makes me a little sicker and more ashamed.  Arugula Latte   Aug-31-11 10:25 PM   #93 
  - The "Great Experiment" is over....Welcome to the dark ages.  russspeakeasy   Aug-31-11 10:33 PM   #94 
  - The only technicality is that Irene and the Joplin devastation and the Texas drought and the  Creideiki   Aug-31-11 10:42 PM   #95 
  - It's hard to frame a debate when  syberlion   Sep-01-11 12:22 AM   #105 
  - It's about making priorities.  Deep13   Aug-31-11 10:43 PM   #96 
  - It is because we are not levying tax revenue. We are debt financing and cutting services. Derelict  earcandle   Aug-31-11 10:58 PM   #99 
  - Congress is being derelict in its duty to level compulsory tax without favor, which is law.  earcandle   Aug-31-11 10:59 PM   #100 
     - Start protesting that we need people in congress with balls and job skills to raise revenue.  earcandle   Aug-31-11 11:00 PM   #101 
  - Who's calling this a democracy these days?  lonestarnot   Aug-31-11 11:15 PM   #102 
  - Would Cantor agree to  Scottybeamer70   Aug-31-11 11:15 PM   #103 
  - And all this because they won a lousy 1/3 of the government  BrightSideOfLife   Aug-31-11 11:43 PM   #104 
  - I can not recommend this because there is no mention of Cantor...  WCGreen   Sep-01-11 12:28 AM   #106 
  - RW's "Third world America" .... We are all being "Katrina'd" --  defendandprotect   Sep-01-11 01:29 AM   #107 
  - Ever notice how the first thing they care about is getting  Jamastiene   Sep-01-11 02:28 AM   #108 
  - The banks and corporations are too big to fail. The citizens are too small to succeed.  mwb970   Sep-01-11 06:52 AM   #110 
  - The Pentagon has NEVER been low in funds  LiberalEsto   Sep-01-11 07:25 AM   #112 
  - K&R n/t  myrna minx   Sep-01-11 07:34 AM   #113 
  - AWESOME POST!!!!  chillspike   Sep-01-11 07:57 AM   #115 
  - No longer a Democracy it has been a Plutocracy with a puppet figure head for  sarcasmo   Sep-01-11 05:18 PM   #121 
  - k&r  shanti   Sep-02-11 04:02 PM   #124 
  - K and R. nt  MaeScott   Sep-02-11 04:27 PM   #125 
 

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