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  •  One Big Plus - Wall Street Bet Wrong! (5+ / 0-)

    And Obama owes them nothing this time around.

    Now would be a good time to start jacking up the capital gains rate. We need to stop subsidizing the Big Casino.

    "No special skill, no standard attitude, no technology, and no organization - no matter how valuable - can safely replace thought itself."

    by xaxnar on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 06:27:13 AM PST

    •  True, but he will not shut them out (6+ / 0-)

      b/c they still have the capability of creating major problems

      one reason I hope there is no Grand Bargain in the lame duck is to get the voices of people like Elizabeth Warren and Heidi Heitkamp involved in the discussion -  remember that N Dakota has a state-owned bank as a result of Prairie Populism.  I actually would trust her more than I would Kent Conrad.

      "We didn't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts." - Pema Chodron

      by teacherken on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 06:31:43 AM PST

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