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  •  Scarborough: We shouldn't be obsessing over the (6+ / 0-)

    debt.........WTF?.......This is the GOP's only talking point Joe.

    •  First gun control, now this. (1+ / 0-)
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      NYC must be finally rubbing off on him.

      "Michael Moore, who was filming a movie about corporate welfare called 'Capitalism: A Love Story,' sought and received incentives."

      by Bush Bites on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 04:54:11 AM PST

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      •  How long before he loses his... (0+ / 0-)

        ..."cool kids club" membership and is forced to turn in his secret decoder ring???

        When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. --Martin Luther King Jr.

        by Egalitare on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 05:50:24 AM PST

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    •  krugman got to him n/t (6+ / 0-)

      "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

      by Greg Dworkin on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 04:56:53 AM PST

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      •  Krugman's blog post about incestuous (2+ / 0-)
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        reinforcement pretty much highlighted Morning Joe as Exhibit A.

        That's not even "gun control". It's more like "massacre control".

        by Inland on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 06:18:34 AM PST

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        •  And Joe wrote a "guest" blog (1+ / 0-)
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          in Politico yesterday (pretty sure it was Politico) that completely misrepresented what Krugman said and has said in the past.
          I'm pretty sure he is too stupid to understand the basics that Krugman laid out for him.

          Mr. Krugman's view is that Americans would be better off if its government ran deeper deficits and ignored its longterm debt.

          Read more: http://www.politico.com/...

          “We are not a nation that says ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ We are a nation that says ‘out of many, we are one.’” -Barack Obama

          by skohayes on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 06:41:17 AM PST

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          •  Joe's right that Krugman proposed (2+ / 0-)
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            running deeper deficits now (to get us back to higher rates of economic growth), but it was Richard Haas, who knows nothing whatsoever about economics but was sitting at the same table, who threw out the accusation that Krugman was ignoring the longterm debt.  Krugman specifically stated that once the economy was sufficiently recovered (i.e., unemployment  substantially reduced and a greater rate of growth restored) that would be the time to turn to deficit and debt reduction.

            Richard Haas is a foreign policy "expert" and Joe is a lying blowhard.

            "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

            by SueDe on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 07:53:36 AM PST

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            •  Thanks, Sue (1+ / 0-)
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              I didn't see the clip, because I don't watch Morning Joe- I get all my entertainment from people yelling at him on Twitter every morning. :)

              “We are not a nation that says ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ We are a nation that says ‘out of many, we are one.’” -Barack Obama

              by skohayes on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 07:59:22 AM PST

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