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Republicans' Ace in the Hole: Simpson-Bowles?

AmyDB Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:29 PM
debir / USC / Sybil said... Local 1st, Then Congress ? ___________ Nope. Local like county board of supervisors or school board then State House, then State Senate. That's as far as I want to go. I want to make sure my own house is in order & kept that way.
debir Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:31 PM
ADB,

You're still a,

A Ding Bat, A Dumb Bell, A Dim Bulb,

A Dumb Bumb !
AmyDB Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:29 PM
Why, by all the Gods would I willingly go to the swamp of D.C?
debir Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:35 PM
Oh, ok,

ADB.

You're still,

A Ding Bat, A Dumb Bell, A Dim Bulb,

A Dumb Bumb !

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