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Posted by Cyrano in General Discussion
Wed Jul 13th 2011, 01:27 PM
I never thought I’d see any Democratic president put the very core of FDR’s New Deal, and LBJ’s Great Society on the poker table called “Washington D.C negotiations.” How can you not know that these EARNED benefits are the heart and soul of the Democratic Party?

This isn’t a fucking game, Mr. Obama. You are playing with the lives, well being and survival of millions of Americans. So if you think that Social Security and Medicare are just pieces to be moved around the board in whatever game you think you're playing with ruthless thugs, you’re deluding yourself.

You want to hear an oath, Mr. President? I take an oath to never cast a vote for you if you give one single inch on Social Security or Medicare. Because if you do, the difference between you, Bachmann, Romney, Palin, Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, and every other would-be Republican presidential candidate, would be zero.

Does it really matter whether we’re stabbed in the back by a “supposed” Democrat, or a Republican maniac? We’d be just as dead either way.

Mr. President, stop playing with our lives. Perhaps you don't care whether or not you are a one term president. But do you really want to go down in history as having driven the last nail into the coffin of American decency, empathy and democracy?
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