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  •  The election is over; Obama is still POTUS... (4+ / 0-)
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    bluezen, elginblt, cherish0708, Fireshadow

    ...repubs are p.o.'d and frustrated especially with the fiscal cliff fast approaching and they know that everyone knows that they have to do something that they don't want to do but if they don't do that something they will be blamed for possibly causing American economy to stall and tail spin out of control and "over the cliff" and their possiblilities in the 2014 midterm elections could be more like they are mad as hell and looking for any which way they can cause Mr Obama to look bad or worse but they have become 'velcro' and Mr Obama is apparently 'teflon'. What's even better about this situation is it's because imho the American public in general is catching on fast that Mr Obama is working with true-facts and reality while the republican leadership and other notables in their "bunch" can't deal with it because they are leader-less and in approaching chaos!....unfortunately that could be a bad thing for "all of us".

    Our nations quality of life is based on the rightousness of its people.

    by kalihikane on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 03:40:46 PM PST

    •  rec'd for your last phrase. i think this whole (1+ / 0-)
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      fuss about susan rice is much simpler than what you propose, tho.  

      the r's would like to see john kerry as sos, which would open up his seat & they want scott brown to run to fill it.  they think brown would win it b/c the d's bench in mass isn't very deep talent-wise, & if he did win, that would decrease the d's majority in the senate, & increase the r's.

      •  Possibly so...but Rice's "nomination" as SoS is... (1+ / 0-)
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        ...a side-show that Rs are using to weaken POTUS Obama's strong job approval rating with hopes to force him to gravel at their feet and meet their budget demands.  

        Our nations quality of life is based on the rightousness of its people.

        by kalihikane on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 07:57:09 PM PST

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        •  Wouldn't it be great and hilarious if neither (2+ / 0-)
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          Rice or  Kerry were who Obama was REALLY considering for the job?.... He's just letting Repubs flounder and make themselves look in: "Please, continue Congressmen."

          Goodbye American Dream....

          by Fireshadow on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 09:16:08 AM PST

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          •  fireshadow, yes it would. and i hope that's what (0+ / 0-)

            the prez ultimately does :)

            if he has to raid the senate, tho, i hope it's in a blue state with a democratic gov who can appoint a democratic replacement, so we're not faced with the same problem that exists in mass.

          •  I think Rice is (was) his choice for SoS... (0+ / 0-)

            ...but sure he had more then one very good some on this site have suggested...Al Gore, John Kerry, and Big Dog, sorry couldn't resist but Bill Clinton...imho for these times he is by far the best candidate for SoS.  Has instant credibility on global basis and would put repubs on defensive during hearings.  They might choose not to hold hearings so as to avoid the humiliation.  This move would also leave John Kerry in Senate or not if he's really ready to move on to cabinet or whatever else he wants.  

            Our nations quality of life is based on the rightousness of its people.

            by kalihikane on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 05:57:33 PM PST

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        •  agree. that's true. any chance the mutherfuckers (0+ / 0-)

          get to humiliate him, they're going to exploit.  they love to see him beg & grovel as much as possible -- tho graveling at their feet sounds exactly like what they'd do, too :)

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