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The Obama trap is closing on progressives

From the Animals: My little girl you’re so young and pretty/And one thing I know is true/You’ll be dead before your time is due/Yes you will. From Michael Gerson in The Washington Post: Obama now has Republicans cornered in budget … Continue reading

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First, Dems give away the store. Then they haggle.

This is what happens when you supposedly represent the interests of working people but are too timid, dishonest or stupid to fight for those interests: Republicans are poised to reject a White House offer, TPM has learned, that would cut … Continue reading

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