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leeroysphitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-17-11 08:27 AM
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31. Did you forget the backroom deals with LOBBYISTS
before the first paragraph of legislation was written?
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  -If Obama really wants to keep his base, and his Presidency... Scuba  Mar-17-11 07:43 AM   #0 
  - That agenda would secure my vote and support. nt  paparush   Mar-17-11 07:45 AM   #1 
  - That would do it.  Autumn   Mar-17-11 07:48 AM   #2 
  - Wow! A 'Progressive's' wet dream!  elias49   Mar-17-11 07:48 AM   #3 
  - I doubt he'll run again. n/t  Scuba   Mar-17-11 07:53 AM   #6 
     - You can't be serious!  elias49   Mar-17-11 08:18 AM   #21 
  - Wow a fantasy list. Now  ProSense   Mar-17-11 07:51 AM   #4 
  - Why must it be a fantasy? You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. n/t  Scuba   Mar-17-11 07:53 AM   #5 
  - Like I  ProSense   Mar-17-11 07:55 AM   #8 
     - No clue. You tell me. n/t  Scuba   Mar-17-11 07:58 AM   #10 
        - Hmmmm?  ProSense   Mar-17-11 08:01 AM   #11 
           - Why the defeatist attitude? Why wouldn't Dems win huge...  Scuba   Mar-17-11 08:03 AM   #12 
              - Let's see  ProSense   Mar-17-11 08:07 AM   #16 
  - Better than the nightmare list of endless wars and corporate welfare.  leeroysphitz   Mar-17-11 08:23 AM   #26 
  - What would your reaction be if he made the speech and failed on all counts...  Buzz Clik   Mar-17-11 07:54 AM   #7 
  - If he runs on this platform, he'll win by 30 million votes...  Scuba   Mar-17-11 07:57 AM   #9 
     - Obama had a huge mandate for health care coverage, and the Dems in Congress stabbed him in the back.  Buzz Clik   Mar-17-11 08:05 AM   #15 
     - +1  Solomon   Mar-17-11 08:18 AM   #22 
     - BS! Obama did all the stabbing behind closed doors.  leeroysphitz   Mar-17-11 08:21 AM   #25 
     - Nice try, but you are dead wrong. We witnessed the cycle over and again.  Buzz Clik   Mar-17-11 08:23 AM   # 
        - dupe  leeroysphitz   Mar-17-11 08:26 AM   #30 
        - Did you forget the backroom deals with LOBBYISTS  leeroysphitz   Mar-17-11 08:27 AM   #31 
           - Damn! I forgot that you were there and witnessed all that.  Buzz Clik   Mar-17-11 09:13 AM   #33 
     - +1, n/t  RKP5637   Mar-17-11 09:24 AM   #36 
     - Wishful thinking  kctim   Mar-17-11 09:56 AM   #38 
  - This is a great list! The problem is the cornered wealth in this country runs the  RKP5637   Mar-17-11 08:05 AM   #13 
  - Sadly, we have a status quo president.  earthside   Mar-17-11 08:05 AM   #14 
  - I've become very cynical over the past 10 years. I thought had 2008 would be the start  RKP5637   Mar-17-11 08:18 AM   #20 
  - Obama is doing very well with his base according to all polls...  dennis4868   Mar-17-11 08:12 AM   #17 
  - That is correct. Wall St. and the nuclear industry love him, by and large. He's their guy, not our  leveymg   Mar-17-11 08:19 AM   #23 
     - yes...  dennis4868   Mar-17-11 08:24 AM   #28 
     - yep....  dennis4868   Mar-17-11 08:25 AM   #29 
  - Great list  GatesofPunk   Mar-17-11 08:12 AM   #18 
  - If he had made that speech on Jan. 21, 2009, he might've gotten most of it. But, he didn't want to,  leveymg   Mar-17-11 08:15 AM   #19 
  - Like Congress delivered a public option?  ProSense   Mar-17-11 08:20 AM   #24 
  - PO would've gotten through Congress if the Administration & Senate leaders hadn't stage managed  leveymg   Mar-17-11 08:41 AM   #32 
     - We don't have a public option because of Republicans and Joe Liebermann  emulatorloo   Mar-17-11 09:51 AM   #37 
  - IMO I finally realize why his record was a finely crafted blank  Autumn   Mar-17-11 09:18 AM   #34 
  - Fuck the speech. He's sold us a bunch of BS before ... DO something!!  Myrina   Mar-17-11 08:23 AM   #27 
  - About ten minutes after the heat death of the universe  hifiguy   Mar-17-11 09:19 AM   #35 
  - K&R!  William769   Mar-17-11 09:56 AM   #39 
  - locking  TrogL   Mar-17-11 11:19 AM   #40 

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