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    Re: Is it Fair Play to Hold the Debt Ceiling Hostage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    I know. But Boehner has refused to negotiate the budget resolution with the senate for almost as long as Cruz has been plotting to shut down the government. Coincidence? I think not.
    There is no evidence that Boehner has refused to negotiate anything. Likewise there is no evidence that Boehner and Cruz have coordinated their actions.
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    Re: Is it Fair Play to Hold the Debt Ceiling Hostage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    There is no evidence that Boehner has refused to negotiate anything. Likewise there is no evidence that Boehner and Cruz have coordinated their actions.
    It must be exercise time, because the stretching part has already begun!

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    Re: Is it Fair Play to Hold the Debt Ceiling Hostage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    When posted with the link everyone knows it's an excerpt.
    No, they don't. Please put quote marks or the quote box next time. After all, that is what they're for.

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    Re: Is it Fair Play to Hold the Debt Ceiling Hostage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    There is no evidence that Boehner has refused to negotiate anything. Likewise there is no evidence that Boehner and Cruz have coordinated their actions.
    How do you know?

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    Re: Is it Fair Play to Hold the Debt Ceiling Hostage?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    I strongly suspect that nobody including President Obama will have to explain to the German leader how political blackmail works.
    The world is mocking the shut down......


    http://www.courier-journal.com/artic...d-around-world

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    Re: Is it Fair Play to Hold the Debt Ceiling Hostage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    The world is mocking the shut down......


    http://www.courier-journal.com/artic...d-around-world
    Many of us are laughing here, too. "Laugh and the world laughs with you" seems apt.

    Greetings, Moot.

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    Re: Is it Fair Play to Hold the Debt Ceiling Hostage?

    Quote Originally Posted by polgara View Post
    Many of us are laughing here, too. "Laugh and the world laughs with you" seems apt.

    Greetings, Moot.
    Hi Polgara.

    Well, at least the world doesn't seem to be taking it as serious as they did last year when S&P lowered the US credit rating.


    This is funny too......

    KKK Rally Canceled Because Of Government Shutdown

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    Re: Is it Fair Play to Hold the Debt Ceiling Hostage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    How do you know?
    That's easy. There's no evidence.
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    Re: Is it Fair Play to Hold the Debt Ceiling Hostage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    No, they don't. Please put quote marks or the quote box next time. After all, that is what they're for.
    Excuse me. Everyone knows except you.
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    Re: Is it Fair Play to Hold the Debt Ceiling Hostage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    That's easy. There's no evidence.
    How do you know there isn't any evidence?

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