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MisterP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-26-06 10:17 PM
Response to Reply #46
50. how do you figure it improves his odds?
Alito's "inevitability" has little bearing on real leadership and perceptions thereof
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  -More Democrats Get Behind Alito Nomination (Sens. Robert Byrd) seriousstan  Jan-26-06 01:13 PM   #0 
  - What!!??  ananda   Jan-26-06 01:15 PM   #1 
  - Byrd?! Byrd? He's the last one (beside Kennedy) I would expect  barb162   Jan-26-06 01:17 PM   #2 
  - Our Byrd...  Kikosexy2   Jan-26-06 01:21 PM   #7 
     - I don't get it; he has talked so many times so eloquently on  barb162   Jan-26-06 01:43 PM   #14 
     - ahhhh -- the oppositon party  RedSock   Jan-26-06 04:33 PM   #36 
  - Time 2 listen 2 people who say there's no difference? Unitary party: DOP  Democrats_win   Jan-26-06 01:17 PM   #3 
  - Oh come on. One vote doesn't make Dems and Repukes the same.  Lindacooks   Jan-26-06 03:27 PM   #26 
  - Nooooooooooooooooo!  Up2Late   Jan-26-06 01:18 PM   #4 
  - that could be possible...  yurbud   Jan-26-06 02:07 PM   #18 
  - Mr. Byrd, Who will Alito side with, Mineworkers' or Coalmine Deregulators?  blm   Jan-26-06 01:20 PM   #5 
  - Oh yes.....  buff2   Jan-26-06 01:27 PM   #10 
  - May not be official yet. Call his office!  mom cat   Jan-26-06 01:21 PM   #6 
  - Byrd can take his phucking little book of the constitution  buff2   Jan-26-06 01:23 PM   #8 
  - is there some kind of a deal in the works?  oldtime dfl_er   Jan-26-06 01:23 PM   #9 
  - Well....he is up for reelection, so I guess thats why.  Broke In Jersey   Jan-26-06 01:33 PM   #11 
  - That's very likely the concern  MADem   Jan-26-06 02:17 PM   #20 
  - no way - Repugs, unlike Dems, *rarely* go against the party line.  kath   Jan-26-06 04:10 PM   #30 
     - Well, it depends on the politician. Jumpin' Jim Jeffords comes to mind  MADem   Jan-26-06 04:18 PM   #33 
  - yes he is. And as politicians do,  PAdem2   Jan-26-06 03:55 PM   #29 
  - Maybe he's had a stroke. This brings right-wing, "covert" DU posters  Judi Lynn   Jan-26-06 01:34 PM   #12 
  - Trolls Out and About Today  stepnw1f   Jan-26-06 02:04 PM   #17 
     - Yep. You can smell them before you can actually identify them.  Judi Lynn   Jan-26-06 02:09 PM   #19 
        - And some of them have a "respected reputation" here, a donor star,  kgfnally   Jan-26-06 02:29 PM   #24 
           - It's not too late to call and write Byrd.  seriousstan   Jan-26-06 02:31 PM   #25 
           - There is another real possibility  MADem   Jan-26-06 04:31 PM   #35 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-26-06 01:42 PM   #13 
  - The surprise in this thread  Jim4Wes   Jan-26-06 01:48 PM   #15 
  - My thought too, unfortunately  deutsey   Jan-26-06 02:18 PM   #21 
  - Why? I must admit that I am surprised that Byrd doesn't care about Roe.  VegasWolf   Jan-26-06 02:25 PM   #23 
     - I think Byrd IS concerned about expanding Presidential powers  MADem   Jan-26-06 04:33 PM   #37 
  - Hey DINOs. The voters WILL remember! nt  VegasWolf   Jan-26-06 02:00 PM   #16 
  - Byrd??!! who threatened him?!  katty   Jan-26-06 02:24 PM   #22 
  - unca dick  shanti   Jan-26-06 03:48 PM   #28 
  - It's not about quafiicationa, it's about bias!!! Don't they get it!!!!!  EndElectoral   Jan-26-06 03:31 PM   #27 
  - Where is the Whip of this party - if you vote yes you are out  savemefromdumbya   Jan-26-06 04:12 PM   #31 
  - Sadly, the only whipping that takes place in this party...  Voltaire99   Jan-26-06 05:50 PM   #38 
     - Well said, sadly I believe you are right. nt  VegasWolf   Jan-26-06 06:04 PM   #42 
  - i don't get it; what could be worse than  madmark   Jan-26-06 04:17 PM   #32 
  - Traitor and Sellout To the Democrats.............  Double T   Jan-26-06 04:22 PM   #34 
  - Please. Not so fast.  americanstranger   Jan-26-06 05:58 PM   #40 
     - Voting to overturn Roe and allow the expansion of gov powers so that  VegasWolf   Jan-26-06 06:03 PM   #41 
     - that assumes two things:  MisterP   Jan-26-06 06:53 PM   #44 
     - That assumes two things...  americanstranger   Jan-26-06 07:14 PM   #46 
        - how do you figure it improves his odds?  MisterP   Jan-26-06 10:17 PM   #50 
     - Not forgiving him for that. Byrd is old, the SCOTUS appt is for life.  belle   Jan-26-06 07:41 PM   #47 
  - Byrd makes pretty speeches...  Voltaire99   Jan-26-06 05:56 PM   #39 
  - My email to Byrd  EndElectoral   Jan-26-06 06:26 PM   #43 
  - This may have everything to do with fillibuster  old blue   Jan-26-06 07:06 PM   #45 
  - Its not that complex.  Jim4Wes   Jan-26-06 07:49 PM   #48 
  - Landrieau gets Katrina funding; what does Byrd get?  ColonelTom   Jan-26-06 07:55 PM   #49 
  - Byrd? WTF?  nodehopper   Jan-26-06 10:38 PM   #51 

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