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President Obama Made a Serious Miscalculation

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The Democrats and Obama miscalculated badly. The GOP is not renown for its milk of human kindness. Today's GOP, led by aging white men, corporate sponsorship, the Religious Right, anti-science types, and diehard neocons are entrenched in a staunch refusal to change their agenda. They are known for their tactics of attack, attack, attack. The argument that the Rice withdrawal will prompt Republican cooperation with other issues will not wash. Republicans are simply smirking over their victories, and they will want more from this spineless President. Don't look for cooperation and retreat from today's GOP, not in our lifetime, anyway.

When will they ever learn?      

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The 1st excuse for the attack on the Benghazi comp... by Rico D. on Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 4:04:23 PM
The one thing is, Rico, you totally missed the poi... by Sandy Shanks on Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 8:12:08 PM
It is actually you who missed the point. The point... by Rico D. on Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 11:40:09 PM
The now deceased Ambassador Stevens' function whil... by Rico D. on Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 11:50:25 PM
Rico, this is what Petraeus said during a Congress... by Sandy Shanks on Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 6:47:43 PM
...can have different interpretations & different ... by Rico D. on Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 4:08:44 AM
Have it your way, Rico. This article is not about ... by Sandy Shanks on Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 7:02:24 PM
The entire purpose of hindsight is to judge a pers... by Rico D. on Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 7:24:02 PM
That is true to some extent, Rico. However, when v... by Sandy Shanks on Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 6:30:38 PM
I agree with much of the premise of this article, ... by Rico D. on Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 7:26:42 PM
No comment. That is another issue entirely. ... by Sandy Shanks on Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 6:32:06 PM