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  •  I imagine Obama's speechwriters have several (6+ / 0-)

    As many are noting, the debt ceiling fight coming up is likely scenarios, all predictable, in potential play.  But I do like yours.  I really hope the President makes your key points, if this showdown goes the way you predict.  

    A front-page post here suggests that some non-extremists in the GOP House are signaling they are ready to blink and cave in, and pass a sane "kick the can down the road" budget from Senate tomorrow.  We'll see.

    •  oops - post got chopped (2+ / 0-)
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      PinHole, Amber6541

      meant to say I imagine POTUS and the speechwriters are working with several predictable scenarios as they prepare for the next few days.  

      And that the debt ceiling fight coming up, as many have noted, is likely to be just as partisan and nasty and reckless on the GOP side.

    •  They can't pass anything unless it is brought to a (1+ / 0-)
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      mmacdDE

      vote.

      “The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day.” Gloria Steinem

      by ahumbleopinion on Sun Sep 29, 2013 at 12:36:25 PM PDT

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