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Starbucks Anarchist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-17-05 12:33 AM
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145. Excellent news!
And it's nice to see a Democrat and a Republican (Feingold and Craig) teaming up to stop it.
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  -Senate Turns Down Patriot Act Extension merwin  Dec-16-05 11:58 AM   #0 
  - CNBC- Renewal of Patriot Act fails 52/47!!  Quakerfriend   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #1 
  - Woo Hoo - we should all thank Russ Feingold for getting the  heidiho   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #2 
  - don't be too sure  still_one   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #8 
  - nah  SoFlaJet   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #19 
  - hope you are right, but as of late I have become paranoid  still_one   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #33 
  - not to refute your  Bluerthanblue   Dec-16-05 12:28 PM   #57 
     - That's an answer to my long-time question:  Hardrada   Dec-16-05 01:13 PM   #73 
        - because you see  Bluerthanblue   Dec-16-05 01:32 PM   #80 
           - Aaron Brown from CNN outed and I know why  Trevelyan   Dec-17-05 12:07 AM   #142 
              - It WAS a rather hasty departure, wasn't it?  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-17-05 12:37 AM   #146 
  - Sure It Does...  AuntiBush   Dec-16-05 03:44 PM   #97 
  - "Fool Me Once...."  thecai   Dec-16-05 12:31 PM   #58 
  - and thank the NYT  Don Claybrook   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #25 
  - Great!! New Year's Eve never looked so good!!  katty   Dec-16-05 01:03 PM   #68 
  - I'm watching on Cspan2's online feed  ginnyinWI   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #3 
  - Jeff Sessions & Ted Stevens are getting married  0007   Dec-16-05 06:46 PM   #116 
  - Very cool!!  bowens43   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #4 
  - Here, Here!  AuntiBush   Dec-16-05 03:45 PM   #99 
  - Amazing!! Russ Feingold did it  WI_DEM   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #5 
  - Way to go Feingold! n/t  myrna minx   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #39 
  - Remember this was just for cloture  MaineDem   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #6 
  - Still . . .it's a start . . .  heidiho   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #12 
  - True but without cloture  bowens43   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #13 
  - Yes, but if the provisions sunset, they would have to re-submit  ET Awful   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #21 
     - Does it expire at the end of December? (nt)  MaineDem   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #22 
     - I believe so, I don't have the exact info handy though. n/t  ET Awful   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #23 
        - here's a sketch of what sunsets on December 31, 2005  UpInArms   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #35 
           - Thank you  MaineDem   Dec-16-05 12:01 PM   #42 
     - that's right! A LOT HARDER!-o gee boo hoo  katty   Dec-16-05 01:05 PM   #69 
     - Not to mention  thefool_wa   Dec-17-05 04:12 PM   #168 
  - means there will be more debate. but still great news!  sabra   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #7 
  - link here:  sabra   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #10 
  - FUCK YES - Now THAT deserves a happy dance  ET Awful   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #9 
  - All Americans owe Russ a huge debt of gratitude!!!!  VegasWolf   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #11 
  - Indeed!  Zhade   Dec-16-05 03:55 PM   #101 
  - Oh thank goodness. Woo Hoo! K & R this good news  texpatriot2004   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #14 
  - Holy SHIT! n/t  yibbehobba   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #15 
  - Bush has officially lost control  merwin   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #16 
  - 'sall 'bout gettin' things DONE, Stretch...TCB, takin' care o' biz-ness...  Bush_Eats_Beef   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #27 
  - take it away!!  shanti   Dec-16-05 09:50 PM   #134 
  - I'm Confused....  stepnw1f   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #28 
  - Yes, but if the Repubs aren't in step anymore and some of them are against  merwin   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #34 
     - Thanks for the Sunshine!!!!!  stepnw1f   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #37 
     - Bob Barr: America in Danger of Becoming a Military State  Trevelyan   Dec-17-05 12:27 AM   #144 
  - My first thought merwin. Another nail in the evil PNAC's coffin  Lochloosa   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #30 
  - Yes--and we need to emphasize that,  spindrifter   Dec-16-05 12:04 PM   #44 
  - Yes, this is true.  cliss   Dec-16-05 12:04 PM   #45 
  - Santa is coming to town early! n/t  lupita   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #17 
  - Historical references: Reichstag Fire Decree  kansasblue   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #18 
  - I just read this  Sees Clearly   Dec-16-05 07:44 PM   #124 
  - WOW. But also see Enabling Act  BadgerKid   Dec-16-05 10:00 PM   #137 
  - Martial Law No Longer On The Horizon: It's Already Here  Trevelyan   Dec-17-05 12:21 AM   #143 
  - AKA "The Enabling Act"  thecai   Dec-17-05 02:01 AM   #149 
  - I can't help but think...  thefool_wa   Dec-17-05 04:23 PM   #169 
  - Great! One for us. Look for them to attach the PA to everything else.  Metta   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #20 
  - Either that or attach it to an unrelated bill in conference  gratuitous   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #26 
  - Yup. That's what I mean.  Metta   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #31 
  - that was my thought too  shanti   Dec-16-05 09:52 PM   #135 
  - I'm not celebrating  bluestateguy   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #24 
  - Deceptive headline  alcibiades_mystery   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #29 
  - great news!  alarimer   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #32 
  - Here's a link  MaineDem   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #36 
  - Almost as good as a restraining order. Yay Feingold, et. al!  Gregorian   Dec-16-05 11:59 AM   #38 
     - such as the environment  shanti   Dec-16-05 09:55 PM   #136 
     - klink  obxhead   Dec-17-05 01:55 AM   #148 
     - Yeah, I agree. Peace is simple and easy--only it doesn't pad the pockets  Peace Patriot   Dec-17-05 04:15 AM   #152 
  - aww, they don't get to feel secure in their creeping fascism?  truthisfreedom   Dec-16-05 12:00 PM   #40 
  - "HUGE defeat" indeed.  joeunderdog   Dec-16-05 12:00 PM   #41 
  - Champagne tonight!!  katty   Dec-16-05 01:10 PM   #72 
  - Celebrate!  mmonk   Dec-16-05 12:01 PM   #43 
  - The UNpatriotic Act is a piece of fascist garbage  kurth   Dec-16-05 12:06 PM   #46 
  - K&R.HOORAY !!!!  Oceansaway   Dec-16-05 12:07 PM   #47 
  - Read what Sens. Pat Leahy and Russ Feingold shouted on the floor!  seafan   Dec-16-05 12:11 PM   #48 
  - Senate Rejects Extension of Patriot Act  CaptAhab   Dec-16-05 12:16 PM   #49 
  - Wow.  CottonBear   Dec-16-05 12:16 PM   #50 
  - So, Is this an actual victory?  rd_kent   Dec-16-05 12:16 PM   #51 
  - So Frist voted *against* the patriot act before he votes *for* it?  KeepItReal   Dec-16-05 12:28 PM   #56 
     - I should have known what that was  Bluerthanblue   Dec-16-05 12:32 PM   #59 
     - It's just a procederal thing  Wabbajack   Dec-16-05 07:11 PM   #120 
        - Oh, Kerry can be "tarnished"  sonoradesertdem   Dec-17-05 05:23 AM   #155 
  - Oh, YAY! Go Dems!  The Backlash Cometh   Dec-16-05 12:18 PM   #52 
  - RUSS FEINGOLD: MAN OF THE YEAR  No Exit   Dec-16-05 12:18 PM   #53 
  - It fails until they sneak it thru in a midnight session, right?  aquart   Dec-16-05 12:25 PM   #54 
  - That can't be done, under Senate rules.  bornskeptic   Dec-16-05 12:33 PM   #60 
  - Well, I know who I want to be President  Bill McBlueState   Dec-16-05 12:25 PM   #55 
  - Be Sure To Vote On The Survey, Also  thecai   Dec-16-05 12:36 PM   #61 
  - Patriot Act!?!?  shantipriya   Dec-16-05 12:39 PM   #62 
  - Senate Blocks Extension of Patriot Act  ashling   Dec-16-05 12:39 PM   #63 
  - I'm sorry it took a filibuster  KevinJ   Dec-17-05 10:30 PM   #172 
  - U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes  slipslidingaway   Dec-16-05 12:49 PM   #64 
  - Predictably, the only Dems to vote against the filibuster...  SteppingRazor   Dec-16-05 01:03 PM   #67 
  - Those were strategic decisions  worldgonekrazy   Dec-16-05 01:23 PM   #76 
  - Katherine Harris is running against Bill Nelson in Florida...  SteppingRazor   Dec-16-05 01:29 PM   #77 
  - Get your Nelson's straight before jumping to apologize  depakid   Dec-16-05 03:25 PM   #95 
     - Same idea still applies  worldgonekrazy   Dec-17-05 04:27 PM   #170 
  - Why didn't Dodd vote?  pabsungenis   Dec-16-05 03:02 PM   #92 
  - Dodd is Bilderberger like Kerry and the rest of the PNAC  Trevelyan   Dec-17-05 12:39 AM   #147 
     - Dodd is not in Washington  Doomsayer13   Dec-17-05 09:59 PM   #171 
  - Yet the redder than red state's Republican voted against it  IronLionZion   Dec-17-05 09:35 AM   #165 
  - Thank you  wryter2000   Dec-16-05 01:20 PM   #75 
  - Oh, so THAT'S why the Tabby Terminator joined in!  KamaAina   Dec-16-05 04:51 PM   #105 
  - Say Good-Bye to Your RI Seat, Lincoln Chafee  louis c   Dec-16-05 05:10 PM   #106 
  - ah THANK YOU!!!!!  CountAllVotes   Dec-16-05 12:59 PM   #65 
  - So, this will make violating the Constitution  MilesColtrane   Dec-16-05 01:01 PM   #66 
  - Now for another pertinent question...  derby378   Dec-16-05 01:06 PM   #70 
  - Great News. My vote is for Feingold for President!  Cookie wookie   Dec-16-05 02:58 PM   #90 
     - Important post  psychopomp   Dec-16-05 09:24 PM   #130 
  - CALL RUSS and THANK HIM!  katty   Dec-16-05 01:09 PM   #71 
  - I was soooooooo happy when I saw this bulletin in my e-mail.  redqueen   Dec-16-05 01:14 PM   #74 
  - The senate doing what the senate is suppose to do  madmark   Dec-16-05 01:30 PM   #78 
  - A major thumb...  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Dec-16-05 01:30 PM   #79 
  - Frist joining the opposition? Certainly a "Frist" first.  zann725   Dec-16-05 01:51 PM   #81 
  - Frist voted against cloture so they can bring the bill up for a  Charles19   Dec-16-05 10:12 PM   #138 
  - Senate rejects reauthorization of Patriot  Judi Lynn   Dec-16-05 02:10 PM   #82 
  - How about that?  ramapo   Dec-16-05 02:10 PM   #83 
  - The Biggest Victory For Freedom In The Last 5-years -NT-  jayfish   Dec-16-05 02:10 PM   #84 
  - I'm smilin!  Massachusetts   Dec-16-05 02:10 PM   #85 
  - excellent, excellent news  WindRavenX   Dec-16-05 02:13 PM   #86 
  - About time they did their fucking job.  SemiCharmedQuark   Dec-16-05 02:24 PM   #87 
  - Feingold has never fallen for it.  dmordue   Dec-16-05 05:21 PM   #109 
  - Cue "Hallelujah Chorus"  Hekate   Dec-16-05 02:43 PM   #88 
  - Thank God for this!!  Bushy Being Born   Dec-16-05 02:55 PM   #89 
  - Who are the two Dems  jmauller   Dec-16-05 03:01 PM   #91 
  - What's funny  hyphenate   Dec-16-05 03:04 PM   #93 
  - Hmm, wonder if Sununu gave Franklin credit?  latebloomer   Dec-16-05 08:38 PM   #128 
  - When Repuks Flip-Flop...  AuntiBush   Dec-16-05 03:17 PM   #94 
  - In Russ we Trust  pstans   Dec-16-05 03:41 PM   #96 
  - McCain voted yea. Lieberman voted nay.  Straight Shooter   Dec-16-05 03:44 PM   #98 
  - McCain has always done this crap.  superconnected   Dec-16-05 03:53 PM   #100 
  - So you're saying he's schizophrenic.  Straight Shooter   Dec-16-05 05:14 PM   #108 
  - Schizophrenics can't help it. This guy is worse.  superconnected   Dec-16-05 06:40 PM   #115 
     - I'm wondering if he *can* help it or not.  Straight Shooter   Dec-16-05 06:51 PM   #117 
        - McCain actually reacted to the charges against him be going into a total  karynnj   Dec-16-05 07:55 PM   #125 
           - Kerry lost because of Diebold and ES&S and their "trade secret,"  Peace Patriot   Dec-17-05 04:45 AM   #154 
  - I think McCain made a deal...  cosmicone   Dec-16-05 06:55 PM   #118 
  - Chafee voted against the Iraq War resolution in 2002. Wonder what's up  Peace Patriot   Dec-17-05 04:31 AM   #153 
  - I'm shocked  michreject   Dec-16-05 04:21 PM   #102 
  - Just Called Chuck Hagel's DC Office...  evworldeditor   Dec-16-05 04:37 PM   #103 
  - So he can call for a revote in case the Dems lost?  IronLionZion   Dec-17-05 09:40 AM   #166 
  - I am so happy!!! Yea for all who voted this down!  Rainscents   Dec-16-05 04:44 PM   #104 
  - I am a librarian  benny05   Dec-16-05 05:12 PM   #107 
  - This is the best news I've heard in...well... a year!  distantearlywarning   Dec-16-05 05:34 PM   #110 
  - All or nothing???  youngturk kc   Dec-16-05 06:02 PM   #111 
  - Hey there, young turk kc........  CaliforniaPeggy   Dec-16-05 06:15 PM   #112 
  - thank you, Senator Feingold....  mike_c   Dec-16-05 06:17 PM   #113 
  - CBC in Canada had it pegged  Canuckistanian   Dec-16-05 06:40 PM   #114 
  - I did a minor Meg Ryan impersonation when I heard this...Yes! Yes! YES!  alphafemale   Dec-16-05 07:05 PM   #119 
  - About the vote. Some repugs are realizing that the...  Hotler   Dec-16-05 07:27 PM   #121 
  - Amen to that! (n/t)  Charles19   Dec-16-05 10:13 PM   #140 
  - This is so encourging! Yeah! Woo Hoo! Yippie!  BamaBecky   Dec-16-05 07:34 PM   #122 
  - hooray  Rich Hunt   Dec-16-05 07:38 PM   #123 
  - GOP "logic"  Thor_MN   Dec-16-05 07:57 PM   #126 
  - Lets keep it down  twaddler01   Dec-16-05 08:27 PM   #127 
  - Best news I have heard today comming out of the Senate  WLKjr   Dec-16-05 08:40 PM   #129 
  - a positive step  emald   Dec-16-05 09:40 PM   #131 
  - GIVE THANKS!!!!!!  shanti   Dec-16-05 09:42 PM   #132 
  - This is the BEST NEWS!!!  lovuian   Dec-16-05 09:47 PM   #133 
  - Nice work Senator Feingold and Craig and Kudos to Reid and Leahy also  bklyncowgirl   Dec-16-05 10:13 PM   #139 
  - Yes!  TankLV   Dec-17-05 12:03 AM   #141 
  - Excellent news!  Starbucks Anarchist   Dec-17-05 12:33 AM   #145 
  - Senators defeat Bush in row over civil liberties  Thankfully_in_Britain   Dec-17-05 03:25 AM   #150 
  - Hallejuh! And just remember that this started at the GRASS ROOTS, in  Peace Patriot   Dec-17-05 03:54 AM   #151 
  - Senate Rejects Extension of Patriot Act (stunning defeat for Bush)  rodeodance   Dec-17-05 07:46 AM   #156 
  - It isn't over until Congress goes home for the holidays.  no_hypocrisy   Dec-17-05 07:46 AM   #157 
  - yes, you are right. But is a sweet moments victory  rodeodance   Dec-17-05 07:46 AM   #158 
     - and Bush will use his radio address today to paint the Dems as soft  rodeodance   Dec-17-05 07:46 AM   #159 
        - How many people do you believe are even bothering to listen to.....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-17-05 07:46 AM   #160 
           - Right!! Most people don't believe a word he says, makes you wonder  roger72645   Dec-17-05 07:46 AM   #162 
  - The recent exposure of bush spying on the American people  Jim__   Dec-17-05 07:46 AM   #161 
  - One more giant "woohoo!" here  electron_blue   Dec-17-05 08:35 AM   #163 
  - One little victory!  Davros   Dec-17-05 08:49 AM   #164 
  - Email Russ to thank him!!  AndyP   Dec-17-05 01:17 PM   #167 
 

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