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Is English in the process of creating a nominative absolute in compound objects?

I have been observing the increasing frequency of the use of the nominative in cases such as: Mary always has a huge disagreement with you and I. If you have a problem at school, you can let your ...
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You'd rather us be dead

You'd rather us be dead How should this sentence be analyzed and parsed? Is it different from "You'd rather we were dead"?