Pyrrhic victory

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    That is the definition of tonight's vote.

    When the Dems pass this, it will be a pyrrhic victory, they will have won the battle and lost the war.

    Don't think so?

    Watch and see.
     
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    I'm with you.

    It will be a Pyrrhic victory - but a very costly one for all of us.
     
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    The Democrats will have won the battle


    The People of the United States will have WON THE WAR

    Great jobs by Obama, Pelosi and Reid and all those who voted for the bill
     
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    Your crowing is a tad premature.

    Just sayin'.
     
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    Keep watching....it may take a few years to defeat, but none of this garbage will ever be implemented. Its not scheduled to take effect until 2013 anyway, so lots of time to take it apart.
     
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    i thought it was 2014....

    people are dying, we need to pass this NOW

    oh wait, we don't need it until at least 3 years
     
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    The folks who thought they were going to benefit from this are going to be so sick and disappointed. Taxes start tomorrow. Insurance in six years.

    And such is the nature of the taxes, pink slips will start going out next week too.
     
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    This is what they won.

    Continued support of a few idealogs.

    Better to have a Few supporters than to have None.
     
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    The only thing bi-partisan about this bill is the opposition to it:
    Democrats are about to commit political suicide for a bill that will never be enacted.
     
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    Most of the reforms take effect immediately.
     

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