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  •  why isn't this on the REC list? (9+ / 0-)

    both parties work for the corporations and the oligarchy

    the house progressive budget is a step in the right direction but even democrats don't all support it

    “The Congressional Progressive Caucus budget substitute provided $3.2 trillion in 2015, offset partly with higher income taxes on millionaires. Its provisions include repealing sequestration cuts and allowing states to implement single-payer health systems under ObamaCare. The proposal would also assume implementation of immigration reform … But the House turned away this proposal … in a 89-327 vote that saw 103 Democrats vote against it.”
    House kills Obama budget 2-413
    •  This is a Republicans Are Worse website; (3+ / 0-)
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      gjohnsit, aliasalias, unfangus

      it is the contemporary, 24/7 equivalent of Democrats' 1964 daisy ad.

      Hey, if it ain't broke, why fix it? For most politicians and their monied backers the system ain't broke.

      The frog jumped/ into the old pond/ plop! (Basho)

      by Wolf10 on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 09:55:10 AM PDT

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      •  Republicans like deregulation too (2+ / 0-)
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        Wolf10, aliasalias

        but when it has come to actual, ground-breaking deregulation laws it was more often Democrats leading the charge.
          Thus the reality is different from the perception. Even Republicans think their party is the party of deregulation.

          What was that about "reality-based community"?

        "The oppressors most powerful weapon is the mind of the oppressed." - Stephen Biko

        by gjohnsit on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 10:02:09 AM PDT

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    •  Don: People keep insisting that (1+ / 0-)
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      unclejohn

      Daily Kos is the "reality based community"; DKos is some kind of "Progressive Beacon of Hope"
      Excuse me while I barf.

      You forgot to mention that there is also a "Black" (CBC) budget that was also not passed and that also some Dems didn't vote for or did or who fucking knows?

      Democrats have shown themselves to be a bunch of pussies,  unable to actually get it together to accomplish anything that would actually do anything.  Even the highly vaunted ACA (ObamaCare) is just a way to induce more people (at taxpayer expense) to become customers of a for-profit insurance company.  This is being celebrated as a "Great Victory".

      This is called Leftist?

      LOL.

      What presumes to pass itself off as "left" these days isn't worthy to shine the shoes of the kind of leftists that torqued FDR into a New Deal.

      don't always believe what you think

      by claude on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 03:59:26 PM PDT

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