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

PETERTIMBER Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 6:32 AM
perhaps the time has come for the USA to divide along its divided lines of interest so that we become 4-5 republics each tending to its own regional concerns...SW-, NW (includes Alaska & Hawaii, NE and SEand perhaps even the Reupublic of Midwest each with a president which become a board for the Presidents of the USA . This should shrink the federal government accordingly and rfestore our democracy.

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...