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trogdor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-04-05 07:35 AM
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41. Told ya.
Fake outrage from the right places to throw the real opposition off balance. I never bought that for a second.

If I were on the Judiciary Committee, I'd be treating this like a real job interview and make her prove her qualifications, but you can't always glean one's ideology from interviews.
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  -Miers Said To Be On "Extreme End" Of Pro-Life Movement Mark E. Smith  Oct-03-05 09:44 PM   #0 
  - I agree.  Maat   Oct-03-05 09:46 PM   #1 
  - I'm hoping the Dallas City Council kept  spindrifter   Oct-03-05 09:54 PM   #5 
  - the ONE and ONLY thing Bush needs to do to achieve Reagan-like...  mike_c   Oct-03-05 09:50 PM   #2 
  - I think you are correct, Mike.  Maat   Oct-03-05 09:59 PM   #9 
  - A Pyhrric victory, though...  regnaD kciN   Oct-03-05 10:35 PM   #20 
  - Exactly right...errr...left.  MarsThe Cat   Oct-03-05 10:54 PM   #24 
  - But the Fundies Count the Votes!  AndyTiedye   Oct-03-05 11:39 PM   #29 
  - Wrong...  regnaD kciN   Oct-03-05 11:47 PM   #30 
  - I'm confident that they can demonize gays to great advantage.  readmoreoften   Oct-04-05 10:33 AM   #68 
  - What are you talking about?  FeloniousMonk   Oct-06-05 03:14 AM   #130 
  - Conservatives would at last  fshrink   Oct-04-05 08:51 AM   #55 
  - He does NOT want to overturn Roe!  adigal   Oct-04-05 09:22 AM   #58 
  - well I figure this is the one we need to block. there is no other reason  okieinpain   Oct-04-05 11:20 AM   #79 
  - The "rightwing reaction" seems completely scripted/orchestrated. eom  DURHAM D   Oct-03-05 09:51 PM   #3 
  - Agreed...  Junkdrawer   Oct-04-05 08:38 AM   #50 
     - And Harry Reid is buying it.......  ClintonTyree   Oct-04-05 10:24 AM   #65 
        - Some are trying to say this was a clever move by Reid in order to...  Junkdrawer   Oct-04-05 12:14 PM   #94 
           - Those people, sir, are FUCKING IDIOTS.  Zhade   Oct-04-05 04:02 PM   #112 
  - what a surprise  Solly Mack   Oct-03-05 09:52 PM   #4 
  - 'President Bush "does not have a litmus test for his judicial nominees."'  Vickers   Oct-03-05 09:56 PM   #6 
  - I don't trust Bush  BanzaiBonnie   Oct-04-05 10:37 AM   #70 
  - If this is the case...we may need to filibuster, and it's for DAMNED sure  BullGooseLoony   Oct-03-05 09:56 PM   #7 
  - Reid has already said he is happy with this idiot woman  DELUSIONAL   Oct-03-05 11:02 PM   #26 
  - there's a big difference between Miers' views as city council candidate  Charlie Brown   Oct-03-05 09:58 PM   #8 
  - Because a leopard never changes her spots?  Maat   Oct-03-05 10:04 PM   #10 
  - There are always exceptions to these trends  Charlie Brown   Oct-03-05 10:17 PM   #16 
  - I just don't believe she changed such a fundamental belief.  Maat   Oct-03-05 10:22 PM   #18 
  - Me neither. Remember, Thomas had "not formed an opinion either way"  blondeatlast   Oct-04-05 07:48 AM   #42 
     - either fer 'r agin? really?  bunkerbuster1   Oct-04-05 08:46 AM   #54 
     - Exactly.  Maat   Oct-04-05 04:06 PM   #113 
  - Apples and oranges...  regnaD kciN   Oct-03-05 11:26 PM   #28 
  - Great points!  Zhade   Oct-04-05 04:06 PM   #114 
  - I would think that at least some skepticism is in order  Mark E. Smith   Oct-04-05 06:41 AM   #32 
  - according to reports  mzteris   Oct-04-05 07:23 AM   #37 
  - Do not forget the impact of having all that staff  jzodda   Oct-04-05 11:00 AM   #75 
     - I agree,  Maat   Oct-04-05 04:17 PM   #116 
  - because Bush's selection is not strong evidence for less polarized...  mike_c   Oct-03-05 10:34 PM   #19 
  - "Even most Dems say they oppose abortion on a personal level. "  Ilsa   Oct-03-05 10:50 PM   #23 
  - Howard Dean, Kucinich, Kerry, Byrd, Clarke, etc.  Charlie Brown   Oct-03-05 10:57 PM   #25 
  - As pres of theTX Bar she argued to the ABA not to take a prochoice stand  FourStarDemocrat   Oct-04-05 08:14 AM   #45 
     - "Attending anti-choice fundraising dinners"  Charlie Brown   Oct-04-05 04:08 PM   #115 
        - Oh come on.  FourStarDemocrat   Oct-04-05 06:10 PM   #118 
  - most people are opposed  mzteris   Oct-04-05 07:24 AM   #38 
  - It's a bit more complicated than that meme allows for.  blondeatlast   Oct-04-05 07:54 AM   #43 
  - Exactly!  Ilsa   Oct-04-05 08:38 AM   #49 
  - I fall in this category . . .  DollyM   Oct-04-05 08:36 AM   #48 
     - I have two daughters  HockeyMom   Oct-04-05 06:34 PM   #121 
  - The problem is  slay   Oct-03-05 11:48 PM   #31 
  - Has there ever been a SC Judge who was never a judge?  Jersey Ginny   Oct-03-05 10:08 PM   #11 
  - Rehnquist, Warren, and White, among others n/t  Charlie Brown   Oct-03-05 10:11 PM   #13 
  - Sure...Earl Warren, William H. Taft...several of them  Gildor Inglorion   Oct-03-05 10:12 PM   #14 
     - Warren was a governor.  pfitz59   Oct-04-05 09:31 PM   #125 
  - He doesn't need a litmus test  insane_cratic_gal   Oct-03-05 10:10 PM   #12 
  - NY Times Article Up Now. This Miers Gambit Could Unravel  Mark E. Smith   Oct-03-05 10:16 PM   #15 
  - Well, that article actually seems pretty inconclusive. But what I don't  Wordie   Oct-03-05 11:08 PM   #27 
     - reid........  mzteris   Oct-04-05 07:32 AM   #40 
        - This was a BAD move on Reid's part.  FourStarDemocrat   Oct-04-05 08:07 AM   #44 
        - If being female is good enough  klook   Oct-04-05 09:29 AM   #59 
        - not really  mzteris   Oct-04-05 09:56 AM   #62 
        - There's only the one sentence in the source you linked to, about Reid's  Wordie   Oct-04-05 10:59 AM   #74 
  - The Democrats better filibuster this one or else  bushmeat   Oct-03-05 10:18 PM   #17 
  - yep, but watch-- then he'll withdraw her nomination...  mike_c   Oct-03-05 10:40 PM   #21 
  - My thoughts exactly. nt.  OrwellwasRight   Oct-04-05 08:33 AM   #47 
  - No way they'll filibuster.......  ClintonTyree   Oct-04-05 10:36 AM   #69 
  - Additional evidence she is ANTI-CHOICE  Paligal   Oct-03-05 10:41 PM   #22 
  - Yup. Carefully calculated, I suspect. nt  JerseygirlCT   Oct-04-05 06:59 AM   #33 
  - Of Course She is Anti-Choice, she never  WLKjr   Oct-04-05 07:00 AM   #34 
  - Kind of have to wonder if she's ever had intimate relations...  Concerned GA Voter   Oct-04-05 07:12 AM   #35 
  - One of my co-workers  Liberal Isti   Oct-04-05 08:42 AM   #51 
  - Really?! She never had kids?!  Megahurtz   Oct-04-05 06:27 PM   #120 
  - I'd bet $40  evirus   Oct-04-05 07:17 AM   #36 
  - you would win that bet.  apnu   Oct-04-05 10:13 AM   #63 
  - shrewd and cunning!  Paradise   Oct-04-05 07:27 AM   #39 
  - Told ya.  trogdor   Oct-04-05 07:35 AM   #41 
  - City Council records won't show much, that Church does  wellstone_democrat   Oct-04-05 08:18 AM   #46 
  - Which Presbyterian church does she belong to? When I lived  Ilsa   Oct-04-05 08:42 AM   #52 
     - No I meant that "church" here is diff ---not that she's Presby  wellstone_democrat   Oct-04-05 08:46 AM   #53 
        - many here need to relax  Tarc   Oct-04-05 09:07 AM   #57 
           - As a "granite stater" that has lived in Texas 10 years  wellstone_democrat   Oct-04-05 09:31 AM   #60 
           - How could it have been worse?  ClintonTyree   Oct-04-05 10:48 AM   #72 
              - high horses?  Tarc   Oct-04-05 11:34 AM   #83 
                 - Hey.......  ClintonTyree   Oct-04-05 01:39 PM   #102 
                    - I'm sure I will too  Tarc   Oct-04-05 11:29 PM   #128 
  - Miers is 60 years old, never married, childless, presumably a virgin.  wurzel   Oct-04-05 09:06 AM   #56 
  - A 60 year old virgin????  sunnystarr   Oct-04-05 11:22 AM   #81 
  - That description  zonkra   Oct-04-05 02:27 PM   #109 
     - "Have Lucianne Goldberg do it."  area51   Oct-04-05 10:00 PM   #126 
  - "if the right doesn't like her,  raysr   Oct-04-05 09:38 AM   #61 
  - This is a very clever calculated appointment, Talking points are..  Old Vet   Oct-04-05 10:32 AM   #67 
  - My thoughts exactly........  ClintonTyree   Oct-04-05 10:17 AM   #64 
  - OH but remember. This was a victory for us!  Beelzebud   Oct-04-05 10:27 AM   #66 
  - Ms Fixit ? $19,00 and Bush's AWOL  savemefromdumbya   Oct-04-05 10:40 AM   #71 
  - Women are going to lose their reproductive rights the next year or  barb162   Oct-04-05 10:57 AM   #73 
  - Curious  mudderfudder77   Oct-04-05 11:08 AM   #76 
  - Any conservative judge/legal scholar who believes in personal freedoms  FourStarDemocrat   Oct-04-05 11:34 AM   #84 
  - another David Souter or Ruth Bader Ginsburg or....  barb162   Oct-04-05 11:54 AM   #90 
  - a Bill of Rights judge would be acceptable...  app_farmer_rb   Oct-04-05 03:55 PM   #111 
  - Only if Stevens retires, or  Herman47   Oct-04-05 09:27 PM   #123 
  - I think you are right - those who think Pubs "need" Roe don't get it.  elsiesummers   Oct-04-05 11:17 PM   #127 
  - Rove's fingerprints are all over this right wing screaming  janetle   Oct-04-05 11:11 AM   #77 
  - So Because  mudderfudder77   Oct-04-05 11:17 AM   #78 
  - I read she is a workaholic....  janetle   Oct-04-05 11:32 AM   #82 
  - And I did NOT criticize her looks!  janetle   Oct-04-05 11:35 AM   #85 
  - Bush is the most intelligent person I have ever met..............  Old Vet   Oct-04-05 11:21 AM   #80 
  - Actually...  Tarc   Oct-04-05 11:38 AM   #86 
  - Completely agree- Limbaugh & Co. faking outrage!!  Paligal   Oct-04-05 01:27 PM   #101 
  - RW oppositon is all fake. It's Rovian.  cantstandbush   Oct-04-05 11:40 AM   #87 
  - This woman is a nut. She has been with Bu$h since the beginning  YouthInAsia   Oct-04-05 11:45 AM   #88 
  - but...  Tarc   Oct-04-05 11:51 AM   #89 
     - wasnt that BEFORE she became a EVANGELICAL?  YouthInAsia   Oct-04-05 11:55 AM   #91 
     - A couple interesting facts..............  Old Vet   Oct-04-05 12:06 PM   #92 
     - So when he's brought before the court on charges of treason stemming  YouthInAsia   Oct-04-05 12:16 PM   #95 
     - I don't think so  Tarc   Oct-04-05 12:27 PM   #97 
     - Shrubya also mentioned that she's involved with Exodus Ministries  IntravenousDemilo   Oct-04-05 01:08 PM   #99 
        - She didn't belong to THAT Exodus.  superconnected   Oct-04-05 01:51 PM   #105 
           - Ah, well, that's very different. Never mind. n/m  IntravenousDemilo   Oct-04-05 02:00 PM   #107 
  - Bush might as well have nominated Karen Hughes or KKKarl Rove  Seabiscuit   Oct-04-05 12:12 PM   #93 
  - The woman is a spinster. The whole thing is crazy, why this  The_Casual_Observer   Oct-04-05 12:23 PM   #96 
  - Spinster?  marshall   Oct-04-05 01:04 PM   #98 
     - I'm single and in my thirties and I am not a lesbian.  superconnected   Oct-04-05 01:47 PM   #104 
        - Which is exactly my point!  marshall   Oct-04-05 01:55 PM   #106 
           - Okay  superconnected   Oct-04-05 02:00 PM   #108 
  - I don't trust Democrats who claim to trust this woman- or Bush.  Dr Fate   Oct-04-05 01:11 PM   #100 
  - I don't trust them either.  superconnected   Oct-04-05 01:42 PM   #103 
  - No Way  XNGH   Oct-04-05 03:48 PM   #110 
  - OUR SENATORS GOT TO STOP...  Herman47   Oct-04-05 06:07 PM   #117 
  - "Our" senators were the ones who pre-approved this nominee...  Chicago Democrat   Oct-04-05 06:20 PM   #119 
     - Damn!!!  Herman47   Oct-04-05 09:18 PM   #122 
  - Miers is a horrific choice!  pfitz59   Oct-04-05 09:28 PM   #124 
     - Reid's stance  PhilipDC   Oct-05-05 10:49 AM   #129 
 

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