Obama will not compromise

Tax cuts for the 98%

And why should he?

He just won an election. He won 332 vs 206 of the electoral votes. He got 51% vs 47% of the national votes. 4 million more votes than Romney. He fared much better than Bush who beat Kerry by 286 to 251 electoral votes in 2004, a much smaller margin, with 51% to 48% of the national vote, also a smaller margin, and Bush claimed to have a “mandate” in 2004. If Bush had a mandate, Obama sure as hell has one now.

How do Republicans think they are going to negotiate if they have nothing to leverage? All the posturing and talk by Boehner and McConnell? What for? To make SuperPAC donors happy? To make Fox News viewers happy?

The president’s plan on the table right now is to save the middle class tax cuts and [...]

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Long Live Obamacare!!!


I was so busy this morning that I forgot to check the news about the Supreme Court ruling and then at 10:18 am I get this message from our now absent Carol Carolina who texts me: "Woooooooooooooohoooooo!!! Long live Obamacare!"

I immediately turned on my TV as I am working from home this morning and felt like celebrating! Justice Roberts joined the liberal justices in upholding the mandate as a tax!

And just imagine how that closed door House GOP meeting to discuss the Supreme Court ruling must have been like today? It must have been so bad, that one Republican in a blind, half-mad rage, or whatever said that it felt like today was 9/11 all over again. Really?

How can you compare a horrific terrorist attack and a law saying that maybe people with preexisting health conditions ought to be [...]

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