Daily Topics - Friday October 26th, 2012

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mathboy 10 years 14 weeks ago
#1

What is the black spot that mars the American flag on all the Republicans' lapel pins? I haven't gotten a close look at it.

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Pointofgrille 10 years 14 weeks ago
#2

I was wondering the same thing. Could never get a good look, can you imagine the outcry by them if Democrats had done anything to change a flag pin. I used to wear mine upside down and get lectured to in grocery stores or on the street about being unpatriotic. Hell, I think this IS an emergency.

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ckrob 10 years 14 weeks ago
#3

I heard Bernie say something needs to be done about the House. While this is a blatant truism, I've never hear any progressive make the strong case that can be made in this regard. Truman ran against the "do nothing congress" but Obama never says a mumblin' word about the problem that MUST be solved to get anything done in this country. Let me guarantee that the Republicans won't love Obama for being good to them and they couldn't hate him more if he really takes them to task. Nor is preemptive surrender in negotiations a strategy for anything more than a race to the Reichstag.

Over 300 filibusters is surely enough to make a case for massive obstructionism. (LBJ had one.) If we don't point out the otherwise obvious, we will remain in gridlock with our problems exacerbating to our extinction as a democracy and perhaps as a species.

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