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montex

(93 posts)
8. "I've got political capital and I intend to spend it"
Wed Nov 7, 2012, 10:41 PM
Nov 2012

The republicans have set the precedent for spending their political capitol in a 2nd term, and I demand that Obama do no less.

I think Obama should at least threaten to let the fiscal cliff happen ItsTheMediaStupid Nov 2012 #1
Raise taxes on the 1%, cut military spending and tax the church, budget balanced. sarcasmo Nov 2012 #2
sarcasmo Diclotican Nov 2012 #5
Raise taxes on the 1%, cut military spending and tax the church, budget balanced. AlbertCat Nov 2012 #7
+100000000000000000 do not give in to those f-ing R's - they are party of FAIL wordpix Nov 2012 #13
Right on, it's time for the DNC to grow a backbone. sarcasmo Nov 2012 #14
Defense spending is the largest portion of ANY US Budget! benld74 Nov 2012 #3
Reducing the deficit isn't why they want the programs cut jmowreader Nov 2012 #24
That's exactly right. FiveGoodMen Nov 2012 #39
Well...okay jmowreader Nov 2012 #42
I think the GOP VOTERS believe (other) people are essentially lazy FiveGoodMen Nov 2012 #45
Those guys have always wanted all the power jmowreader Nov 2012 #46
DonViejo Diclotican Nov 2012 #4
I wish this were true Lefty Thinker Nov 2012 #33
Lefty Thinker Diclotican Nov 2012 #35
the entitlement programs that are the primary drivers of our debt.Ē AlbertCat Nov 2012 #6
Or does he mean the military, veterans benefits and the defense industry? cstanleytech Nov 2012 #11
"I've got political capital and I intend to spend it" montex Nov 2012 #8
+1. robinlynne Nov 2012 #20
Oh Obama isnt raising taxes actually as the republicans themselves are doing that cstanleytech Nov 2012 #9
yes ofcourse maindawg Nov 2012 #10
Fuck this asswipe Boner argiel1234 Nov 2012 #12
Just politics as usual defacto7 Nov 2012 #15
PBO has all the cards.....nt ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #16
Here they come again - same old same old. gtar100 Nov 2012 #17
Bite me, douchebag. And look up compromise in the dictionary. SunSeeker Nov 2012 #18
if he (Obama) wnats to. the first time he gave away the cards. HOpe he HOLDS them this time! robinlynne Nov 2012 #21
Sorry GOPs adieu Nov 2012 #19
Agreed, it's how you negotiate with children, as I learned with my daughter... Volaris Nov 2012 #32
Only a fool would trust the Republicans. glinda Nov 2012 #22
"let's compromise by having you surrender completely.." Alamuti Lotus Nov 2012 #23
Better compromise jmowreader Nov 2012 #25
Damn, I thought I was clicking on an onion article. tavalon Nov 2012 #26
These Rethugs,,,,, Cryptoad Nov 2012 #27
The President needs to play some hardball with the Orange man. liberal N proud Nov 2012 #28
Hardball is right! Dyedinthewoolliberal Nov 2012 #44
Boehner is essentially saying animalcrackers Nov 2012 #29
I'm all for talking to the Rethugs Andy Stanton Nov 2012 #30
Heres Obama's answer Corgigal Nov 2012 #31
Don't believe the Repukes and don't give any leeway - socialindependocrat Nov 2012 #34
I'm done with that. Let the Bush tax cut expire. Xyzse Nov 2012 #36
Republican Compromise: Hayabusa Nov 2012 #37
entitlements are a primary driver? Not defense spending, war, and tax cuts for the rich? yurbud Nov 2012 #38
Just John2 Nov 2012 #40
The GOP already raised all our taxes. sofa king Nov 2012 #41
I think the conversation should go something like this: Dyedinthewoolliberal Nov 2012 #43
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