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  •  Easy (7+ / 0-)

    2014 positioning.

    If he kicks the can down the road until 2014, it's mid-term time, and in Boehner's World™, he feels he can set up Dem failure in order for the GOP to retain the House, and gum up the works until the 2016 presidential cycle.

    "Mitt who? That's an odd name. Like an oven mitt, you mean? Oh, yeah, I've got one of those. Used it at the Atlas Society BBQ last summer when I was flipping ribs."

    by Richard Cranium on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 07:10:50 PM PST

    •  Yep (2+ / 0-)
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      NotGeorgeWill, MBramble

      We don't have a system of governing anymore. We have a system of campaigning.

      One of the main reasons we are in the crapper. And it's bipartisan.



      Those who do not move, do not notice their chains. Rosa Luxemburg

      by chuckvw on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 08:22:51 PM PST

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    •  that's it (0+ / 0-)

      right now O has leverage and by waiting, boner knows O will have less leverage later.

      you would think the dumb fuck would know by now that O is a Jedi.

      mittens=edsel. no matter how much money is spent to promote it, if the product sucks, no one will buy it.

      by wewantthetruth on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 09:28:40 PM PST

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