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  •  If we were assured that the Prez (1+ / 0-)
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    would call them out and help the Democrats run against their obstructionism in 2014, I'd almost think it is better that they don't learn from their lessons.

    If the GOP can be (accurately) branded as the obstructionist, petty, destructive minority party in 2014 maybe we can flip 15 seats despite gerrymandering and redistricting.

    “If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.” Charles Darwin

    by ivorybill on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 10:27:36 AM PST

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    •  Politically it would be better (1+ / 0-)
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      Policy wise, I remain in favor of sane pragmatism. :)

      If I could wave a magic wand, the Republican Party would go the way of the Know Nothings, the Democratic Party would actually split into the moderate and actual LIBERAL partys, and we'd move things along.

      Before you win, you have to fight. Come fight along with us at Texas Kaos.

      by boadicea on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 10:33:33 AM PST

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    •  Also, don't worry. (3+ / 0-)
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      I have absolute confidence the Republicans will completely ignore the good advice I just gave. ;)

      Before you win, you have to fight. Come fight along with us at Texas Kaos.

      by boadicea on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 10:34:21 AM PST

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