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  •  I've never seen a person who negotiates with (9+ / 0-)

    himself and loses more than this president.

    Perhaps it's a red herring and he knows we're going over the cliff.

    But social security changes will lose more democrat votes than any other single issue.

    Bah Humbug!

    •  yep,like GOP cutting DoD Budget 1 dollar (0+ / 0-)

      it's anathema to the GOP

      80 % of Success is Just Showing Up !

      by Churchill on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 11:06:10 AM PST

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    •  It's all an act for the teevee machine. (0+ / 0-)

      O's getting EXACTLY what he wants. He's not working for us. And I don't know if he ever was. We were spoon fed a pack of LIES.

    •  He. Agrees. With. Them. (4+ / 0-)

      Obama is a moderate on social issues and a right-of-center conservadem on economics.  He only campaigned on raising taxes and said he'd defend SS, because he knew that he needed liberal enthusiasm to beat Romney and the GOP.  Now that is over, and he's free to be who he is.  (Similarly, Romney would have let the GOP down on social issues had he been elected, since he wasn't who he campaigned as either).

      Obama is not a happy class warrior.  Perhaps he wants to be accepted by the Powers that Be?  He wants to be upper class.  That was the beauty of Roosevelt and Kennedy.  They were already "upper crust".  They didn't need acceptance.  They didn't need to be welcomed into the penthouse.  They were from there.  Been there, done that - free to fight for the common man.

      Obama has been a social climber his whole life.  A black man from humble roots.  First black president.  At times, it has to be a little awe-inspiring even for him.  BUT,...the real Powers that Be will not ever accept him, no matter what office he is elected to by the rabble.  Obama has to earn his creds into that hallowed air by distancing himself from the common man.  

    •  He's making it clear Republicans are the problem (0+ / 0-)

      The public will know who to blame when no deal is reached and taxes go up.

      •  They already knew that. (0+ / 0-)

        All polling asking the question showed that the Rs were to blame, so this move was unnecessary. Next guess?

        "Lone catch of the moon, the roots of the sigh of an idea there will be the outcome may be why?"--from a spam diary entitled "The Vast World."

        by bryduck on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 11:38:33 AM PST

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