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  •  Meanwhile all you ideologically (2+ / 0-)
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    Mark Lippman, Odysseus

    pure folk are getting so many practical things accomplished.

    •  I rec'd that because no one is getting anything (1+ / 0-)
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      accomplished and you hit the bullseye on what is really the matter.  However, when looking for a solution to any given problem, I prefer to steer clear of any solutions that will only make matters worse.

      There is no existence without doubt.

      by Mark Lippman on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 06:47:34 PM PDT

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      •  Ok we agree on something. (1+ / 0-)
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        I posted this once and it didn't take.

        I think that the gridlock is the problem and it is a game designed by the corporate elite of both parties to district the public while they exert control.

        •  I don't get people willing to partner and make (0+ / 0-)

          deals with an opponent when they criticize Obama for doing the same thing.  I wouldn't negotiate or get involved in any scheme pushed by a Republican because it's guaranteed to blow up in your face.  

          There is no existence without doubt.

          by Mark Lippman on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 07:58:04 PM PDT

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          •  I think it is about results. (0+ / 0-)

            The criticism of Obama's bipartisan deals is usually because he seems to be giving stuff away without getting much in return. It's not just a matter of speaking with the enemy.

          •  Good policy is good politics. (1+ / 0-)
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            I don't have to agree or support someone for everything if I work with them once to form a majority coalition on good policy.

            -7.75 -4.67

            "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose."

            There are no Christians in foxholes.

            by Odysseus on Thu Jul 25, 2013 at 07:34:18 AM PDT

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