Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

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    So.. the dems got DADT repealed

    got the START treaty confirmed

    passed the 9/11 health bill

    got unemployment insurance extended

    all in exchange for giving a few millionaires a tax cut?

    i wonder who's agenda mattered more?

    but apparently the lame duck wasn't so lame. :thup:

    oh...and the president's approval rating is higher than chris christie's ... oops

    http://www.vanityfair.com/online/da...ng-is-higher-than-that-of-chris-christie.html

    how did the repubs grab defeat from the jaws of victory?
     
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    It's not a surprise that you never asked yourself why, if these things were so important, they weren't passed prior to the election.

    The 'lame duck' session is nothing but desparation.
     
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    Killing a signature campaign promise Obama made to the left (which is costing em both votes AND support) and forcing to em compromise with us (WHO ARE STILL THE VERY SMALL MINORITY for a couple more weeks) on a key issue to pass one of OUR key issues (tax relief for ALL, don't punish success, etc) is indeed win plenty for us, we don't need anymore.

    A currently very small minority party got BIG concessions from the majority party and their Prez.

    Significant no matter how some lefty Jackass tries to spin it.:eusa_shhh:

    ^^Why she's on my pwned belt ladies and gentlemen....that and the weirdo spam she tried to ambush me with^^
     
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    Gotta agree.

    None of this was high priority for the Dems before the Nov elections. Nothing stands in the way of possibly getting elected doncha know??

    Hells bells. Any and all could have been handled next month by the new Congress.

    I'm sure Harry Reid feels like superman. LOL
     
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    whose desperation?

    i'd say you guys look pretty bad. and it's a great image for the 2012 campaign that the only thing the repubs cared about was tax cuts for the rich.

    if it was desperation, obama wouldn't be 55% today according to this poll?

    Pollster.com - Political Surveys and Election Polls, Trends, Charts and Analysis

    so come on... justify the repubs only caring about rich people. :thup:
     
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    And we would all have been better off had none of these passed. Just more bloated meaningless government, that's all.
     
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    i'm sure he does.

    and mitch mcconnell looks like a big putz.
     
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    Meh. Bring on the replacements.
     
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    repeal of DADT is bloated meaningless govt?

    people who dug out the bodies at ground zero are meaningless?

    unemployed people are meaningless?

    and the above is why you guys ultimately blow up any victory you get.
     
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    For a country $14T in debt and with more poor people than ever, yeah, those are meaningless.
     

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