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GOP Fairy Tale: We Came, We Saw, We Surrendered

Leb2 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 8:41 AM
Repub, Dem what is really the difference? Both parties seem set to destroy the USA. The conservatives are out in the cold again, the machine needs to be kept oiled, and money does that, so the parties just keep it rolling along.
Kurt114 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 9:58 AM
Bingo. The parties are just two heads of the same snake. The problem isn't the parties individually. The problem is the federal government that they both perpetuate.

Where I might disagree is that they are not out to destroy the US. That is just a byproduct of doing what they need to do in order to remain in power.

The Republic is safe.

John Boehner’s no national dictator, we now know, set to ruin the economy by forcing it off the fiscal cliff in the same way that Rep. Paul Ryan did to that poor old lady in a wheel chair on TV.

No, Boehner’s got other ways to screw up the economy, ones that have the happy effect- for him- of keeping the government vortex flowing and sucking in all the money it can.  

The modest, emotional, cigarette-smoking Speaker of the House, you see, uses force only against conservatives who wish to stop the vortex, not against...