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  •  do you think they will change even if we give (0+ / 0-)

    them everything?  The big mistake is thinking Republicans are capable of doing what's best for the American public.  They no longer represent the American people.  

    They should be treated like seditionists--not a political party.   No bargaining with seditionists.

    If the plutocrats begin the program, we will end it. -- Eugene Debs.

    by livjack on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 06:20:17 AM PST

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    •  Alot is going to change over the (0+ / 0-)

      coming decades. If Obama is followed by another Democrat in the White House, the Supreme Court will be to the left of center. That is how we win. It is a long game. Right now though, to avoid the fiscal cliff, we must deal.

      •  The ONLY concession should be 2% on the rates-- (0+ / 0-)

        and NO concession on entitlements.  

        The Rethugs are setting up to agree to the 2% (which is ALREADY a concession on our part) so that Obama will have to offer and own the entitlement cuts they will expect in return for their giving in on a lousy 2% tax hike on the rich.

        That is playing right into their hands, so here's to hoping PBO won't fall for it.  

        If the plutocrats begin the program, we will end it. -- Eugene Debs.

        by livjack on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 06:37:55 AM PST

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